| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Commissioner Mike Slive opened Monday's four-day Southeastern Conference football media days with his usual bragging about the league's dominance in ... baseball?
Thank goodness for the Vanderbilt nine, which knocked out Virginia to win this year's...
| Jul 3, 2014
RICHMOND — Whether awaiting a flight at New York's LaGuardia Airport or lunching on Franklin Street, VCU athletic director Ed McLaughlin marvels at the volume and variety of folks who recognize Rams basketball coach Shaka Smart.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — Mookie Betts was at his Rhode Island hotel with his fiancee late Friday night, and had just ordered pizza when Pawtucket manager Kevin Boles called. The PawSox had beaten Norfolk 4-2, but Boles wanted Betts to return to McCoy Stadium....
| Jun 27, 2014
The temptation is to call a national championship inevitable for Virginia baseball. The Cavaliers were too close this season, and they've been too exceptional for too long under coach Brian O'Connor.
So it's just a matter of time, right? Just a matter...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Penn State's football coaches, including James Franklin, often have referred to Vanderbilt as "our previous institution" when discussing their three years with the Commodores. It's understandable; focus on the present and future instead of the past....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:37 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — John Norwood hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning, and Vanderbilt defeated Virginia 3-2 in the third and deciding game of the College World Series championship series Wednesday night.
Vanderbilt (51-21) won its...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:10 PM
OMAHA, Neb. -- Home runs were rare at the College World Series this June, and for the Vanderbilt baseball team since May.
Commodores center fielder John Norwood ended both droughts with one aggressive swing.
Norwood hit a tiebreaking solo home run...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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)...