Keeping the CWS running smooth
See some of the best college baseball stories from around the web
Omaha World-Herald | The T.D. Ameritrade Park army Read the Story
At any given game in the College World Series, some 1,500 people are at work in and around the park. They’ll walk up and down the ballpark’s stairs, clean seats. Over and over, they’ll point out the restrooms, the elevators, the booth selling sunscreen. And around the park, a rainbow of other polo-shirted teams will take tickets, sell ice cream cones and smooth the dirt in the infield. They all work together to make sure fans have a memorable experience.
ESPN | Ole Miss and fans are on a roll Read the Story
If you're looking for a feel-good story at this CWS -- void of the true Cinderella amid a much-documented lack of offensive spark -- perhaps it's Ole Miss. A few days after TCU looked like the team of destiny after its dramatic first-round win that followed a ninth-inning comeback in the Super Regional clincher, Ole Miss better fits the bill.
The Washington Post | Few runs at CWS perhaps because of some errors Read the Story
When Texas shortstop C.J Hinojosa hit the first home run during the 2014 CWS, it snapped 115 innings of long-ball drought. But the power outage is no laughing matter for those within college baseball. This year, the sport’s marquee event has turned into a referendum on the lack of offense and the dearth of home runs in the college game.
The Tennessean | Getting to know the Commodores Read the Story
Tim Corbin has gotten Vanderbilt to its only two College World Series, but he is not the winningest coach in school history. Find out who is and other things you might not know about this year's Dores squad.