Rogers: Where Will College Baseball Go Next?
With the third paid assistant legislation dead, college baseball has no time to sit back and sulk. So, where will the sport go next from a legislative standpoint?
From A Broken Man To An Inspiration
Sam Houston State coach Matt Deggs’s postseason speech went viral this past season, but it’s his life story of faith and redemption that’s most astonishing.
Rogers: Louisiana Search Attracting Impressive Names
Louisiana is on the prowl for a new head coach. This program has all the bells and whistles you want, and here’s what I’m hearing about the ongoing search for a new head man.
Rogers: Tony Robichaux’s Authenticity Will Be Lasting Legacy
Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux was a State of Louisiana icon and a college baseball legend. But it’s his lessons taught off the field that’ll be his lasting legacy.
Fitt: Vanderbilt Completes Long Journey From The Abyss To The Pinnacle
Vanderbilt’s program was shattered after the tragic death of Donny Everett in 2016. Now Everett’s remaining classmates are national champions, and the program is back on top of the college baseball world.
Vandy’s Kumar Rocker Directs Another Masterpiece
Vanderbilt freshman righthander Kumar Rocker added to his legendary postseason with yet another start for the ages against Michigan.
Mangum Leads 2019 All-Fitt Team
Aaron Fitt reveals his annual list of favorite players to cover in 2019, led by Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum, the captain of the 2019 All-Fitt team.
Vandy Hopes Rocker Again Saves The Day
Vandy’s season is once again on the line, and yet again, it will look to freshman righthander Kumar Rocker to save the day. Perhaps he’s up to the task yet again.
Rogers: Michigan’s Run Serves As Wake-Up Call For Big Ten Admins
Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel and other Big Ten admins voted against a third assistant. Now, the Wolverines’ run could have positive, wide-ranging ramifications on the league.
Bakich’s Patient Plan Pays Off With CWS Finals Trip
Michigan head coach Erik Bakich once had an opportunity to navigate an easier path to Omaha. But he chose to stay put and now has the Wolverines two wins away from the Big Ten’s first title since 1966.
Late-Inning Heroics Give Louisville Bittersweet Win Over MSU
Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell had a bittersweet evening, as the Cardinals shocked Mississippi State in the ninth inning for McDonnell to stay alive with a win over his best friend, Chris Lemonis.
Fitt: Mangum’s Mark On College Baseball Will Endure
Jake Mangum’s Mississippi State career came to a close Thursday night, but his legacy will live on, and not just in Starkville. He’ll go down as one of the most important and beloved college baseball players of his generation.
Mike Martin Takes Final Curtain Call
Florida State coach Mike Martin greeted the end of the road with all the dignity, grace, humor — and competitiveness — that made him one of the most beloved figures in college baseball history.
Texas Tech’s Bonnin, Floyd Help Make Some History
Texas Tech made some history of its own Wednesday night as Bryce Bonnin (p) and Taylor Floyd were terrific on the mound in a win over FSU to reach the Final Four.
Vandy’s Rocker, Scott Put Commodores In Driver’s Seat
Just a week after throwing a no-hitter, Kumar Rocker shined on the mound while senior Stephen Scott continued his great campaign with a two home-run performance in a win over MSU.
Airtight Defense Proves Key For Louisville Vs. Auburn
Auburn out-performed Louisville in several phases of the game, but defense proved to be the difference, helping the Cardinals stay alive in Omaha.
Texas Tech Shows Mettle In Win Over Arkansas
Arkansas and Texas Tech traded blows Monday afternoon, but it was the Red Raiders who stayed alive, while the Hogs head home with a surprising 0-2 finish.
Mississippi State Finds Magic Against Auburn
Mississippi State has had that magical feeling all-season long. And while much of the Auburn game seemed in doubt, the Bulldogs found a surreal way to win yet again.
Austin Martin’s Power Surge Continues In Vandy Win
Austin Martin went deep twice to provide all the offense Drake Fellows and the Vanderbilt bullpen needed in a 3-1 win against Louisville. What has fueled Martin’s recent power surge?
FSU’s Parrish Dazzles Against Hard-Hitting Hogs
Drew Parrish turned in the most impressive outing of his excellent Florida State career, shutting out Arkansas for eight innings to lead FSU to a riveting 1-0 win in a classic duel.
Sorenson’s College World Series Primer
Another College World Series is here and our Eric Sorenson takes an in-depth look at the field, what to expect and much more.
Auburn Wills Its Way To Omaha, At Long Last
Auburn pounded North Carolina to clinch its first trip to Omaha since 1997, continuing an improbable journey for a gritty bunch of Tigers who bought in fully to coach Butch Thompson’s vision.
Florida State’s Heroics Give Martin One Last Omaha Trip
Florida State was one of the last four teams in the NCAA tournament field. Now, the Seminoles, in Mike Martin’s final season, are headed back to Omaha after knocking off home favorite LSU.
Michigan Stuns UCLA, Returns to Promised Land
Michigan made some mistakes, but in the end, the Wolverines got the job done and are headed back to the CWS for the first time since 1984 with a win over UCLA.
Albert, Florida State Show Off More Postseason Magic
Florida State was getting no-hit for much of the afternoon, but then Reese Albert and the Seminoles, as they’ve done so much this postseason, rose to the occasion.
UCLA Avoids Upset Bug, Escapes Michigan
UCLA and Michigan went back and forth in an instant classic, and the top-seeded Bruins stayed alive with a wild finish at the Los Angeles Super Regional.