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  1. UCLA Bruins, Arizona Wildcats carry torch for their region at Col...

    Ryan McGee

    The presence of UCLA and Arizona in Omaha harkens back to a glorious period of dominance. Even the Bruins' and Wildcats' biggest rivals, USC and Arizona State, would admit it's time to bring the trophy back to where it once remained for years on end.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  2. Stony Brook Seawolves, Kent State Golden Flashes bring underdog s...

    Ryan McGee

    Stony Brook and Kent State will find no shortage of support when they play in the College World Series. Omaha has a long and storied history of supporting the underdog.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  3. SEC looks to extend national championship streak at NCAA baseball...

    Ryan McGee

    SEC dominance isn't limited to the gridiron. The league has exerted its influence on the diamond as well and is looking for its fourth consecutive national championship in Omaha.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  4. South Carolina Gamecocks begin championship defense - College bas...

    Ryan McGee

    South Carolina began its second consecutive season by hanging a championship banner. This year the Gamecocks' title defense includes several new faces.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  5. 2010 College World Series: A fond farewell to Rosenblatt Stadium

    Ryan McGee

    Since 1950, Rosenblatt Stadium has been the home of the College World Series and has housed the memories of countless college baseball fans. On the final night of college baseball in Omaha's historic stadium, Ryan McGee bids the Blatt a fond farewell.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  6. 2010 College World Series: UCLA adds to California's storied Omah...

    Ryan McGee

    Given the state of California's storied tradition at the College World Series, it's strange to think UCLA recorded only its first Omaha win this year. But it was the Bruins' cross-city rival, USC, that dominated the CWS, and put Cali baseball on the map.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  7. College World Series: Former Arizona State Sun Devils Jim Brock's...

    Ryan McGee

    Every time Arizona State head baseball coach Tim Esmay takes his seat in the dugouts of Rosenblatt Stadium, he can still see Jim Brock sitting there with him. Brock was first Esmay's coach, then his boss, and even now, 16 years after his death, Esm...

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  8. College World Series: Longtime CWS stalwarts' perfect teams for R...

    Ryan McGee

    A year from now, we'll be saying farewell to Rosenblatt. The people who know the stadium and the College World Series best would like to see it go out with the perfect eight teams.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  9. College World Series: Stadium View Sportscards a part of Omaha

    Ryan McGee

    When people make their first trip to the College World Series, they typically try to figure out how and when they can return. If you ask them why, they rarely mention baseball. They talk about the atmosphere, from the organ music and smoke that waft...

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  10. College World Series: Fans of Rosenblatt Stadium can see hole for...

    Ryan McGee

    OMAHA, Neb. -- There's a giant hole in the middle of Omaha. In the center of a municipal triangle formed by the still-new downtown hotels, the still-new Qwest Center arena and an almost-finished very long mural depicting the very long history of Oma...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  11. College World Series: Experience the hooding ceremony, an Omaha t...

    Ryan McGee

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Right on time, exactly one half-hour after the first elimination game of the 2009 College World Series on Monday, the fans in Omaha gathered for a solemn occasion. They lined up three deep at the bend in the road at the southeast corn...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  12. NCAA baseball tournament: Following legendary coach Skip Bertman,...

    Ryan McGee

    Skip Bertman is a living legend at LSU. Paul Mainieri knew that. But he still took the head-coaching job. As the Tigers prepare to play Rice in the Baton Rouge Super Regional, neither has regrets.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  13. NCAA baseball tournament: Miami in search of change as Hurricanes...

    Ryan McGee

    Miami baseball never needed an overhaul. But after the Hurricanes faltered following a strong start to the season and then were sent home early from the ACC tournament, they're in need of one now. The Gainesville Regional might be the only chance they get.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  14. Virginia has a chance to end ACC 59-year College World Series cha...

    Ryan McGee

    Virginia has a chance to answer the one question every ACC coach knows well: Will this be the year the College World Series championship drought ends?

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  15. Tony Gwynn coached San Diego State with the passion of a player

    Ryan McGee

    When Tony Gwynn's playing career was over, he went to be the baseball coach at his alma mater, San Diego State, where he led with the knowledge of a baseball legend and the passion of father.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  16. 2013 College World Series - Mississippi State and UCLA cut to the...

    Ryan McGee

    The College World Series championship matchup between Mississippi State and UCLA is the next chapter in an old regional rivalry, writes Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013