| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:19 PM
With a win in its opener at the 2014 College World Series, the UC Irvine baseball team handed the ball to pitcher and Crescenta Valley High graduate Elliot Surrey on Monday against Vanderbilt.
Surrey struggled early and fell behind in the first inning....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie.
Five of the eight national seeds met...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Connor Spencer began the walk from the locker room to the field at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on Monday and couldn't help himself.
"I don't know why, but I had the song, 'Don't Stop Believing' in my head," UC Irvine's first baseman said. "I just...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:07 AM
There is a good old-fashioned turf-war brewing in college football.
Coaches from the Southeastern Conference are upset with Penn State’s James Franklin for scheduling several satellite football camps in locations deep in the heart of SEC...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:02 PM
At 50, Bob Ctvrtlik, a Newport Beach resident, passes on advice, not volleyballs anymore.
Ctvrtlik, one of the most decorated U.S. volleyball players, was the guest speaker at the 53rd annual Athletic Awards banquet at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Sleep hasn't come easily for UCF left-hander Eric Skoglund.
That is about to change now that he was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the third round of the baseball draft Friday.
"It has been stressful the past couple of days," said Skoglund, the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Virginia and Texas Christian dueled for nearly five hours and deep into the Nebraska night. They endured nine consecutive scoreless innings and extended their superb closers far beyond the norm.
But, oh, the rewards for the Cavaliers:
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss pitched Texas' second straight shutout at the College World Series in Omaha, and the Longhorns forced a second bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday.
The Longhorns (46-20) and Commodores (48-20)...
| Jun 23, 2014
Tyler Beede is a two-time, first-round draft choice. Walker Buehler has won 12 games this season, one shy of the national lead. But for all of the pitching at Vanderbilt's disposal Monday, Virginia is positioned even better entering the College World...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The Florida Gators and UCF Knights will both be part of the early television schedule for the new SEC Network.
While the 24/7 channel dedicated to all-things Southeastern Conference won’t go live until Aug. 14, network officials have been...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:18 PM
OMAHA, Neb. -- Vanderbilt scored in only one inning against a Virginia pitching staff that boasted the nation's second-best ERA this season.
Fortunately for the Commodores, that inning was big enough.
Seldom-used sophomore third baseman Tyler Campbell...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:20 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — Sophomore Brandon Waddell threw his first career nine-inning complete game, third baseman Kenny Towns contributed three singles and drove in two runs, and Virginia defeated Vanderbilt 7-2 Tuesday to even the College World Series...