College World Series

Oregon State players and coaches celebrate with their mascot and the trophy after they beat Arkansas 5-0 in Game 3 to win the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 29, 2018 - 5:14 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The popular narrative has been that Oregon State's run to the national championship was fueled by the Beavers' desire to redeem themselves for fizzling out in last year's College World Series. Coach Pat Casey doesn't dispute that. But he says there is more to it. "I think the...
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June 29, 2018 - 12:44 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story June 28 about the College World Series between Oregon State and Arkansas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that three infielders had failed to catch a foul ball during Game 2. It was two infielders and the right fielder. A corrected version of the story is...
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Oregon State's Cadyn Grenier, center left, and Adley Rutschman (35) celebrate with teammates after Trevor Larnach hit a two-run home run against Arkansas that scored Grenier during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Oregon State won 5-3. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 28, 2018 - 12:43 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State hadn't been able to catch a break in the College World Series finals. And then the ninth inning happened Wednesday night. Three Arkansas fielders watched a foul ball drop between them with two outs. If one of them catches the ball, the Razorbacks would have locked up...
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June 27, 2018 - 11:13 am
UNC Charlotte Manager joins Chuck Howard to talk about UNCC's season and to give his thoughts on the College World Series.
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Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 24, 2018 - 6:01 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. The Beavers see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work. "Ultimately," Beavers coach Pat Casey said Sunday, "nobody cares how many games...
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Oregon State's Tyler Malone (7) celebrates with Adley Rutschman (35) and Michael Attalah (40) after hitting a three-run home run against Mississippi State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 24, 2018 - 12:45 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland made it look easy for Oregon State. Until it wasn't. Abel turned in the Beavers' best start of the College World Series and the usually reliable Mulholland came on in the eighth inning with a four-run lead and retired the first five batters he faced...
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Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 23, 2018 - 1:07 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn had a simple message for his Razorbacks before they played Florida for a spot in the College World Series finals Friday night. "I don't care if they have the best player in the SEC and the best pitcher in the SEC, we have to take it to them tonight,"...
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Oregon State's Jack Anderson (29) and Michael Gretler (10) celebrate after they scored against Mississippi State on a triple by Zak Taylor during the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018. Oregon State won 12-2. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2018 - 8:34 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State's. The good times — and the runs — kept rolling for the Beavers in a 12-2 win over Mississippi State on Friday. Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead,...
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Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after scoring a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Florida won 9-6. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2018 - 12:59 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida carried a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning against Texas Tech. Gators coach Kevin O'Sullivan never let himself get comfortable. "We knew they weren't going away," O'Sullivan said. "They hung in there with us, and we knew it would be a nine-inning...
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Oregon State players, including Steven Kwan (4), celebrate after Adley Rutschman hit a double that scored Cadyn Grenier, right, Nick Madrigal and Jack Anderson during the eighth inning against North Carolina in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Oregon State won 11-6. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 1:12 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State was down three runs when a steady mist moved in at TD Ameritrade Park in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Perfect conditions for a team from the Pacific Northwest. "Every time we're playing and it starts to rain, everyone looks around and says, 'OK, we're going to...
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