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  1. College Baseball World Series Preview

    Michael Baumann

    It's that time of year again, when for 10 days something interesting happens in Nebraska: the College World Series. Two groups of four teams play a double-elimination round to set up a best-of-three championship series. Some of the players...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Stand up and Cheer for Hoosier: Kyle Schwarber Is About to Be on ...

    Michael Baumann

    Have you ever asked a question and, a fraction of a second into hearing the answer, felt like an idiot for failing to figure it out on your own? If you ask Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber which major league hitters he admires, that's how his...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  3. About Last Night: The Bru' Crew Blue Coup

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out filibustering an impending breakup, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. UCLA won its first national championship in baseball, defeating Mississippi State, 8-0, to sweep the best-of-three series. "Eat your heart out ...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  4. There Will Be No Hummers: The Personal History of a College Baseb...

    Justin Halpern

    I sat in the bullpen of Tony Gwynn Stadium, home of the San Diego State Aztecs, cleaning my cleats in case I got the call to get hot. Next to me were seven other relief pitchers, all of us watching our starter struggle through the second inning of a ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Chicago's Cup Runneth Over

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy anxiously looking over your shoulder like a wraith was following your every step, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Lord Stanley smiles upon Chicago again, as the Blackhawks scored two stunning goals in the final ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  6. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Beautiful, Soaring Cardinals

    Shane Ryan

    We suffered through a bit of a downer last weekend, but the rebound is looking great. I forcefully recommend watching every minute of each game listed below, with one notable exception: 10. Oh God, the Astros and Cubs Are Playing (HOU-CHC) You ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Miami Makes It Back-to-Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy preparing for the first day of summer by getting all of your mosquito bites out of the way up front, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: In what can only be described as the culminating erotic explosion of basketb...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  8. About Last Night: The Cup Tied Up

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy redecorating your second solarium, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Behind an overtime goal from Brent Seabrook, the Chicago Blackhawks escaped Boston with a riveting 6-5 overtime victory over the Bruins, even...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Instant Classic

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting up for the Premier League fixture list to be revealed (and who wasn't?) here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: In an electric back-and-forth affair that will surely be remembered as an all-time classic, the Mi...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  10. The Curious Strategy of Letting Yourself Get Plunked

    Michael Baumann

    One thing you'll notice watching the University of Louisville's baseball team — yes, the one that got eliminated from the College World Series on Monday — is that most Cardinals hitters wear the same hard plastic elbow pad at the plate. O...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  11. College World Series Preview

    Michael Baumann

    If you think the Heat-Spurs series is the most exciting championship being contested this weekend … well, you're fooling yourself. Out in Nebraska, eight college baseball teams will be vying for a trophy far less celebrated than the Stanley Cup...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Don't Mess With Texas

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy consolidating power by any means necessary to be prepared for the upcoming console wars, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: In a series filled with future Hall of Famers, it was the play of Gary Neal and Danny Gre...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Kings Defend Their Throne

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out living your own sports dreams by eating pretzels like Jason Alexander circa '94, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Los Angeles Kings once again showed that Staples Center is a fortress, extending their unbeate...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  14. The Weekend Baseball Top 10 Guide

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. 10. Holy Shit, the Mariners (SEA-CWS) Pardon the cussing, gang. But, I mean, come on; when the Mariners win eight baseball games in...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Arizona Gets Its Meow On

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The Arizona Wildcats are College World Series champions. Defensive replacement Brandon Dixon hit an RBI double in the ninth inning to break a 1-1 tie, spu...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  16. About Last Night: The Legend of LeBron

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. LeBron James is a remorseless assassin, his own secret society, the ultimate trump card, the French connection and the Spanish main, a beautiful mind, t...

    Blog | June 22, 2012