College World Series

Retiring Florida State coach Mike Martin tips his hat to spectators following the team's NCAA College World Series baseball game against Texas Tech in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Texas Tech won 4-1. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 19, 2019 - 11:23 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Texas Tech's Taylor Floyd struck out Reese Albert to end the game — and Mike Martin's career — the Florida State coach walked up the dugout steps, took off his glasses and strode across the field to shake hands with the opposing coach one more time. While the fans at TD...
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June 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Good eveing! Here's a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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Auburn's Will Holland, left, steals second base as Louisville's Tyler Fitzgerald misses the tag in the third inning. (Ryan Soderlin/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
June 19, 2019 - 2:48 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wins are always hard to come by for Louisville at the College World Series, and this one was no different. Two relievers had to survive anxious moments to hold Auburn to two runs over five innings before the 5-3 victory was secure Wednesday, completing a game suspended by rain...
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June 18, 2019 - 6:05 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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Vanderbilt's Austin Martin (16) stomps on home plate after hitting a two-run home run against Louisville in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2019 - 10:38 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin is best known as Vanderbilt's .400 hitter. He's starting to get a reputation for his power. Martin homered on Reid Detmers' first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to break a tie in the Commodores' 3-1 victory over Louisville on Sunday in the...
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Florida State's J.C. Flowers (8) celebrates after the final out against Arkansas in an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 15, 2019. AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2019 - 9:08 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Parrish limited Arkansas to five hits in eight innings and J.C. Flowers scored on a sacrifice fly in the ninth to give Florida State a 1-0 win over Arkansas in the College World Series on Saturday night. Parrish and Arkansas starter Isaiah Campbell engaged in a classic...
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Michigan's Jordan Nwogu (42) celebrates after scoring against Texas Tech on a sacrifice fly by Jordan Brewer, in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2019 - 5:56 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Stage fright was no factor for a Michigan baseball program that's in the College World Series for the first time in 35 years. The Wolverines just kept doing what they've been doing since the NCAA Tournament started. "Pitching, defense, timely hitting seems to be the recipe of the...
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Arkansas NCAA college baseball coach Dave Van Horn, center, addresses his players following practice at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 14, 2019. Arkansas opens College World Series play Saturday night against Florida State, which will be trying to win retiring coach and NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin's first national championship in his 17 visits to Omaha. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2019 - 10:27 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in his mind's eye. Oregon State was batting in the top of the ninth inning with two outs and a runner...
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Paul Mainieri and Mike Martin shake hands
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Seth Dunlap
June 10, 2019 - 7:36 pm
It was an amazing sight this weekend at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge. An incredibly popular baseball coach was greeted by LSU Tiger fans like college coaching royalty. Fans lined up for autographs, snapped pictures of the white-haired legend, and spent much of the weekend in awe of his...
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Vanderbilt's Philip Clarke (5), Ty Duvall (20), Pat DeMarco (18) and the rest of the team tip their hats to fans after an NCAA college super regional baseball game against Duke Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt won 13-2 to advance. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
June 09, 2019 - 9:18 pm
Vanderbilt and Texas Tech won Game 3s in their super regionals Sunday and joined Louisville in earning spots in the College World Series. Austin Martin hit two of Vanderbilt's five home runs in a 13-2 win over Duke the day after the Commodores' Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in the 20-year...
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