| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:31 PM
UC Irvine could only hope it was Buehler’s day off Monday at the College World Series.
With a spot in the bracket final on the line, Vanderbilt sophomore fireballer Walker Buehler rescued the Commodores (47-19), who rallied for a 6-4 victory...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Jan 11, 2014
James Franklin covered a number of topics during his media sessions Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Here are a few. USA Today Sports ON HIS COACHING STAFF Franklin said he will meet with the remaining Penn State assistant coaches, including defensive......
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 PM
No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5)
9 a.m., Channel 7
Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:36 AM
I am in heaven. I know I am part of a minority, but I love college baseball the way most folks love NCAA basketball. Forget the Final Four, the Road to Omaha is what gets my adrenaline pumping.
And ESPN started the journey for viewers like me with an...