Tim Corbin Brings National Title, Relevance to Vanderbilt

If you had said that Vanderbilt could become one of the country’s elite college baseball programs when Tim Corbin was hired as its new head coach in 2003, you would’ve been considered overly optimistic at best and delusional at worst.

UW-Whitewater Completes Historic Triple Crown Sweep

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks accomplished something Monday never before seen in the history of collegiate sports.

With their 7-0 win over the Emory Eagles in the championship game of the NCAA Division III College World Series, the Warhawks completed a historic triple crown sweep in men’s sports, becoming the first school in NCAA history at any level to win the national championships in football, basketball, and baseball in the same academic year.

2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament Preview

After a weekend of compelling conference tournaments and a historic crowd of 19,965 on hand to witness the Big Ten Championship game, the NCAA Baseball Tournament is set to begin at 16 regional sites.

Is Los Angeles currently the “worst” sports city in America?

To be clear and fair, by “worst,” I mean the most disappointing, considering cities like Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Charlotte have abysmal pro sports fans, and there are many places (New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, et al.) totally uninterested in collegiate sports.  But what city currently has more disappointing sports teams, despite high payrolls and lofty expectations, than […]

Indiana Hoosiers historic CWS berth deserves more publicity

I need to hear from fans of Indiana University, and I need to hear from alums of Indiana University.

Do you have a clue on what your baseball program has been accomplishing? Do you realize the program coach Tracy Smith has built, which has become the first Big Ten team in 29 years to reach the College World Series?

Or did your support of Hoosiers athletics end in ephemeral fashion when Tom Crean, Cody Zeller, and Victor Oladipo were eliminated from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament?

The road to Omaha: 2013 NCAA baseball championship preview and predictions

The committee stresses geography much more than what you would see in basketball due to budgetary concerns, virtually none of the top teams will be playing too far away from home. One charm is Omaha being the College World Series venue since literally the beginning of time, which is a nice, central location that continues to work, especially now in a modern new venue.

And despite the top teams having home-field advantage, do not necessarily look for chalk to advance to Omaha. In 2012 upstart Stony Brook shocked perennial power LSU in a Super Regional and were joined in Omaha by MAC representative Kent State, who upset Oregon to become part of the final eight.

The most notable team left out of the field is 2012 National Champion Arizona, they finished with a RPI of #60, not good enough to get the Wildcats even into this year’s dance. The Pac-12 in all has just four representatives this year.

TD Ameritrade Park: ‘Down on the Farm’ College World Series Special

Following two separate visits, AJ Kaufman reviews TD Ameritrade Park in downtown Omaha.

MSF Podcast: College World Series Preview

Ari Kaufman and Kurt Crowley discuss the recently completed college baseball Super Regionals that captured the nation’s attention then turn their attention towards the College World Series, which features a number of traditional powers and a few surprising entrants.

College Baseball’s ‘White-Knuckle Monday’ Sets Stage For Omaha

The Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup title may have been the big sports story Monday, but two deciding NCAA baseball Super Regional Series provided the most drama.

South Carolina went up 1-0 yesterday over Florida in the CWS Final

Read all about it here if you missed it: South Carolina beats Florida — ESPN.com

David Roth quits job to watch son Michael pitch in College World Series

The naysayers can naysay, but I think this is an awesome story. Family first. And he can get another job; he’ll never have another chance to watch his son pitch in the CWS.