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Mississippi St. in trouble for ‘f— the team up north’ shirts

By Steve DelVecchio The Mississippi State baseball team — or, potentially, Adidas — has found itself in hot water this week because of some batting practice t-shirts that displayed an inappropriate hidden message. On the surface, it appeared that the shirts simply poked fun at Starkville, Miss. (where the university is located) by referring to the town as “Starkvegas.”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lehigh baseball players posterize teammate with alley-oop dunk (Video)

The Lehigh baseball team took great joy in posterizing their teammate during a postgame interview with a surprise slam dunk. They were clearly inspired by the Marlins dunk celebration from last week, but Lehigh took things up a notch with their perfectly executed alley-oop. This is the new benchmark. Who can top this one?[Barstool] H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout...
Via Holdout Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona OF catches ball off his teammate's head

By Dan Lyons A failed catch in a Friday night Pac-12 baseball game turned into a pretty impressive highlight for the Arizona Wildcats. Arizona shortstop Kevin Newman failed to make a play on a fly ball to left field after he misjudged the ball and it hit him in the head. Luckily for Newman, his teammate Jared Oliva turned a pretty hilarious gaffe into a highlight, coming up with...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: ASU batter catches pitch that hits him

By Sam Galanis Washington State pitcher Layne Bruner beaned Arizona State’s Johnny Sewald in the sixth inning Saturday night, but at least the batter was nice about it. Bruner nailed the Sun Devils outfielder on his right side, but it didn’t seem to faze Sewald much, as he caught the ball under his arm and casually tossed it back to the Cougars pitcher as he took his base....
Via NESN.com
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis player catches defense sleeping, scores

By Jason Parker Okay…you’re going to need to pay extra attention to this play you’re about to see. We take you to Clearwater for the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament featuring the Memphis Tigers and the USF Bulls. Here's the situation: it was the bottom of the sixth with the game tied at one and a runner on second for the Tigers. With...
Via Gamedayr
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Wins NCAA Baseball Tournament With Walk Off Single

The Florida State Seminoles got a walk off single in the 10th inning to beat Mercer in their 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament Opener
Via Gamedayr
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Thomas pitcher Ben Ancheff takes internet by storm

By Steve DelVecchio If you saw Ben Ancheff tossing batting practice for his buddies in a local park, you would probably burst out laughing. The St. Thomas University right-hander might be largest pitcher you will ever see. But he’s a college athlete, and you probably aren’t. Ancheff, a transfer from the University of Central Arkansas, is listed at 6-foot-2, 300 pounds on the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State player steals home to seal win

By Steve DelVecchio San Diego State pulled off an upset in the College World Series on Friday night when first baseman Steven Pallares stole home plate to give the Aztecs a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning. They went on to defeat UC Santa Barbara — the No. 1 seed in the Lake Elsinore Regional and No. 13 overall seed in the tournament. It was an outright steal, with Pallares...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball America releases 2015 college All-American teams

By Jason Parker As the 2015 College World Series gets ready to begin on Saturday, the postseason honors have started to pile up. Baseball America, one of the top sources for all that is … well, baseball, released its 2015 All-American teams. Seven members of the first team will be playing in Omaha this weekend, including five from SEC schools. Here’s the complete list of...
Via Gamedayr
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU coach defends ESPN reporter who jinxed no-hitter

ESPN’s Kaylee Hartung committed one of the cardinal sins of baseball on Tuesday night when she uttered the phrase “no-hitter” on the air in just the sixth inning. As a result, she is being accused of jinxing TCU. TCU pitcher Alex Young had not given up a hit through six, and Hartung decided to label...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

College baseball player's mother killed in church massacre

A college baseball player lost his mother on Wednesday in the tragic shooting at a church in South Carolina that left nine dead. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, the mother of Charleston Southern University outfielder Chris Singleton, was shot and killed in what police are calling a hate crime. The 45-year-old was an assistant pastor at Emanuel African...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA allows high school baseball draftees to hire agents in negotiations

In a move toward common sense and fairness to athletes, the NCAA voted Friday to allow high school MLB draftees to negotiate with an agent without sacrificing college eligibility. Previously, high schoolers who hired agents to negotiate their deals were considered to have violated their amateurism and therefore could not return to college. This new allowance does not extend...
Via The Comeback
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA will test alcohol sales at College World Series

Nothing seems to go better together than baseball, beer and peanuts. However, that rule doesn’t seem to apply to the world of collegiate baseball or softball and their signature events — the College World Series and the Women’s College World Series. The NCAA has a long-standing tradition of not selling alcohol at its sanctioned events including the men’s and women’s basketball...
Via The Comeback
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every school to win the College World Series

Can you name every College World Series baseball champion?
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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