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Michigan coach Erik Bakich and Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin share a laugh during a news conference Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Omaha, Neb. When Michigan (49-20) opens the best-of-three CWS finals against No. 2 national seed Vanderbilt (57-11) on Monday night, it will be playing its ninth game at TD Ameritrade in 34 days. (Z Long/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
June 23, 2019 - 1:56 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin gets right to the point when he discusses his protege, Erik Bakich. He's proud of him. He's impressed with what he has accomplished at Michigan. He's his biggest fan. Now he wants to beat him. Corbin's Commodores and Bakich's Wolverines have never...
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The Vanderbilt Whistler, Preacher Franklin, cheers for the Vanderbilt Commodores during an NCAA College World Series baseball game against Mississippi State in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Fans at the College World Series and across the Southeastern Conference may have never seen Preacher Franklin. They've surely heard him. Franklin is one of the two famous, or infamous, "Vanderbilt Whistlers," and his distinctive chirps can be heard throughout stadiums the Commodores play in and in the background of television broadcasts. Vandy fans love it, or at least tolerate it. Fans of the opposing team or neutral observers find it annoying. Really annoying. (Ricky Rogers/The Tennessean via AP)
June 21, 2019 - 11:13 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fans at the College World Series and across the Southeastern Conference may have never seen Preacher Franklin. They've surely heard him. Franklin is one of the two famous, or infamous, "Vanderbilt Whistlers," and his distinctive chirps can be heard throughout stadiums the...
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TD Ameritrade Park grounds crew paints the College World Series logo behind home plate during practice day for baseball's College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park, Friday, June 14, 2019, in Omaha, Neb. (Ryan Soderlin/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
June 15, 2019 - 8:27 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in his mind's eye. Oregon State was batting in the top of the ninth inning with two outs and a runner...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:53 pm
The Oregon State Beavers have found their next Head Baseball Coach. Former OSU catcher, and College World Series winner, Mitch Canham will take the leading starting tomorrow. Canham's last position was manager of the Seattle Mariners'' Class AA minor league affiliate Arkansas Travelers. He will...
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Detroit Tigers' Grayson Greiner, right, talks during a news conference with teammates Brandon Dixon and JaCoby Jones, left, ahead of a baseball game between the Tigers and the Kansas City Royals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 13, 2019 - 4:11 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last time Detroit Tigers teammates Brandon Dixon and Grayson Greiner were at TD Ameritrade Park, they were on opposing teams in the 2012 College World Series finals. Dixon's tiebreaking double in the ninth inning produced a national championship for the Arizona over South...
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June 12, 2019 - 7:45 am
The Oregon Ducks are dipping back into their home grown talent pool to hire a new head baseball coach. Team officials announced Tuesday that Mark Wasikowski will assume the positon. Wasikowski was a former Ducks assistant from 2011-16 before becoming the head coach at Purdue. He netted an 87-82...
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In this April 9, 2019, photo, Stanford catcher Maverick Handley prepares to bat against San Francisco during an NCAA college baseball game in San Francisco. Handley is preparing to get drafted in June, and he has quite a fallback plan: going to medical school one day to become an orthopedic surgeon. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 30, 2019 - 1:38 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Last summer in the Cape Cod League, when most everybody else focused on baseball and nothing more, Maverick Handley carved out extra time to work toward his pre-med path and future after sports. Observe a surgery in his spare time? Absolutely. Handley is a junior catcher at...
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Former Indiana men's basketball coach Bob Knight sits in the press box at Bart Kaufman Field during Indiana's baseball game against Penn State in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, April 6, 2019. Knight made his first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. The Big Ten Network was broadcasting the game when Knight made the impromptu golf cart ride to the field. (Alexis Oser/The Herald-Times via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 8:34 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight returned to Indiana University on Saturday, the former basketball coach's first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. Knight returned to watch the Hoosiers' baseball game against Penn State from the press box. The Big Ten Network was...
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