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  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
  • Media: Alabama again favorite to win SEC

    Alabama is the preseason favorite again in the Southeastern Conference. The Crimson Tide, the overwhelming favorite, received 154 points in the media poll released Thursday at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Auburn was second with 75 points and South...
  • SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform

    SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform
    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...
  • VCU's Shaka Smart opines on NCAA reform, 'one-and-done'

    VCU's Shaka Smart opines on NCAA reform, 'one-and-done'
    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. A Northeasterner...
  • In Search For Offense, Red Sox Gamble On Betts

     In Search For Offense, Red Sox Gamble On Betts
    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....
  • Will U.Va. baseball climb final step to a national championship?

    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...
  • Penn State coaches celebrate their 'previous institution'

    Penn State coaches celebrate their 'previous institution'
    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....
  • Vanderbilt foils Virginia 3-2 in College World Series, winning title

    Vanderbilt foils Virginia 3-2 in College World Series, winning title
    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...
  • Vanderbilt edges Virginia to win College World Series

    Vanderbilt edges Virginia to win College World Series
    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...
  • Virginia repels Vanderbilt 7-2 in Game 2 of College World Series finals

    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...
  • 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)...