| 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 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 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 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 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....
| 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.
| 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:54 PM
William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Sleep hasn't come easily for UCF left-hander Eric Skoglund.
That is about to change now that he was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the third round of the baseball draft Friday.
"It has been stressful the past couple of days," said Skoglund, the...