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  1. Vanderbilt Commodores travel long way to reach Omaha and College ...

    Brian Bennett

    Vanderbilt's journey to Omaha hasn't been easy. The Commodores built their program from nothing, and now they're reaping the rewards of their first CWS appearance.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  2. NCAA baseball tournament: Vanderbilt Commodores win Nashville Sup...

    Brian Bennett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin gathered this year's team together for the first time on Aug. 25, he told the players they would help open TD Ameritrade Stadium in Omaha, site of the College World Series. In December, Corbin had...

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  3. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I had the pleasure of covering the College World Series in Omaha last week. Fun event, and I'm glad I got a chance to see games in Rosenblatt Stadium before they tear the place down. But it was weird seeing college teams battle for a championship ...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  4. College World Series: UCLA Bruins and South Carolina Gamecocks fa...

    Brian Bennett

    With a pair of electric arms, a deep lineup and history begging to be made, UCLA seems poised to win a baseball title at last. But South Carolina hasn't survived four elimination games to serve as a place setting for the Bruins' trophy presentation.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  5. College World Series: Gamecocks join Bruins in CWS final

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- South Carolina is going to the College World Series championship round, and at the expense of its most hated rival. The Gamecocks repeated history from 2002, beating Clemson twice in the semifinal round. South Carolina will face UCLA ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  6. College World Series: Gamecocks gain separation in seventh

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- South Carolina is six outs away from playing UCLA for the national title. After Clemson tied things up in the top of the seventh, the Gamecocks answered with two more in the bottom half for a 4-2 lead. Christian Walker, who homered ea...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  7. College World Series: South Carolina has the edge over Clemson th...

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Christian Walker left some ducks on the pond in the first inning. But he made up for it in the fourth for South Carolina. The first three Gamecocks batters singled in the bottom of the first against Clemson. Walker then grounded into ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  8. College World Series: 'Bauer ball' works wonders for Bruins

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Quirky barely begins to describe the way UCLA's Trevor Bauer approaches pitching. Bauer performs a long toss in the outfield shortly before his starts, can be seen stretching with a javelin-like device in the bullpen and likes to fi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  9. College World Series: Bauer punches Bruins ticket to CWS final

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- UCLA is the first team to advance to the College World Series championship round, and the Bruins did it in style. The Bruins cruised to a 10-3 win over TCU on Saturday, scoring five runs in the first inning and never looking back. Tre...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  10. College World Series: Clemson looks to bounce back against South ...

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- On the way into their locker room after Friday night's loss, Clemson's players were heckled by South Carolina fans. One yelled, "We own you here!" The Tigers' focus is squarely on getting to the College World Series championship serie...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  11. College World Series: TCU needs another magical comeback

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- TCU staged a magical comeback against Florida State earlier in the week. The same sort of effort might be required for the Horned Frogs to make the College World Series championship series. Listless on Friday, UCLA's offense came out ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  12. College World Series: Bruins end Winkler's day very early

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Kyle Winkler had a nightmare day at the College World Series, but at least for his sake it was short. The TCU starter was pulled after just making nine pitches against UCLA. In those nine pitches, he hit a batter, allowed a single and...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  13. College World Series: Four teams battle for two places

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Drama at the College World Series doesn't get much better than what's on tap Saturday. All four remaining teams know what's at stake. Win and get a chance to play for a national championship next week. Lose and go home. First up is t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  14. College World Series: South Carolina beats Clemson; will play UCL...

    Brian Bennett

    It's been a busy week for South Carolina. The Gamecocks faced elimination four times -- along with weather delays, extra-inning deficits, patchwork pitching and in-state rivals -- but they survived to face UCLA in the College World Series championship.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  15. College World Series: Roth provides more than just relief for Gam...

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Before leaving the team hotel Friday, South Carolina emergency starting pitcher Michael Roth told coach Ray Tanner that he would throw until his arm fell off. "Is that one inning?" Tanner asked. That was a reasonable question. Near...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  16. College World Series: Gamecocks ensure Saturday doubleheader with...

    Brian Bennett

    OMAHA, Neb. -- If you liked Friday's matchups in the College World Series, you're in luck. The same four teams will play each other again on Saturday. South Carolina dusted Clemson 5-1, setting up a winner-take-all rematch for the championship seri...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2010