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  • Longhorns beat Commodores, 4-0, in CWS, force rematch Saturday

    Longhorns beat Commodores, 4-0, in CWS, force rematch Saturday
    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)...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Baseball: Pepperdine is headed to NCAA tournament behind local standouts

    Pepperdine won the WCC tournament championship over the weekend to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament, and former Chatsworth standout Aaron Brown was named MVP for the series against Loyola Marymount. The Waves have been relying on Southern California...
  • Alex Sarkissian caps career in NCAA Division I final

    Alex Sarkissian caps career in NCAA Division I final
    After a fine regular season, Alex Sarkissian capped his exceptional collegiate career with a memorable playoff run. It’s something Sarkissian, a Pepperdine University men’s tennis player and former Glendale Community College standout, said he...
  • College baseball regionals set to begin; a primer

    Cal State Fullerton needed every victory in its end-of-the-regular-season seven-game winning streak to advance to an NCAA Division I baseball regional for the 23rd consecutive season. The Titans (32-22) got Coach Rick Vanderhook back from a 16-game...
  • UC Irvine, ace Andrew Morales look to ignite postseason run

     UC Irvine, ace Andrew Morales look to ignite postseason run
    Andrew Morales and UC Irvine were on their way to an NCAA playoff bid that seemed a foregone conclusion. Morales was 40-1 as a college pitcher, including 9-0 this season, when Irvine began a series against Cal State Fullerton two weeks ago. But a...
  • UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky

     UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky
    UCLA hasn't had the toughest nonconference men's basketball schedule in recent years, but that is changing. The Bruins announced Wednesday they added a sixth brand name to their early 2014-15 schedule — perennial West Coast Conference power...
  • Lakers' Robert Sacre draws attention in return to Canada

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  • Pepperdine benefits from addition of former Bruin Brendan Lane

    Pepperdine's men's basketball program is on an upswing, in part because a former UCLA player has found a new love for the game. The Waves are 10-6 overall, 3-1 and tied for second place in the West Coast Conference. Their only conference loss came at...
  • Teel Time: NCAA selection chairman talks non-conference schedules; take note, Virginia

    Mike Tranghese, then commissioner of the Big East, is the first NCAA selection chairman I recall touting non-conference strength of schedule. The year was 2001, and Tranghese’s panel had not only included 16-14 Georgia in the bracket but also seeded...
  • Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field

    Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four. Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...