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Vanderbilt wins College World Series over Virginia

OMAHA, Neb. - John Norwood's home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 for their first national championship.
Tobacco use still high among college players

The death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who battled oral cancer believed to be connected to long use of chewing tobacco, has led to calls for players to stop using the substance.
Mississippi ousts Texas Tech at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. - Pinch hitter John Gatlin's single into short right field over a pulled-in, five-man infield in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Mississippi a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech in a College World Series elimination game Tuesday.
Vanderbilt tops Louisville in CWS game

OMAHA, Neb. - Dansby Swanson doubled in two runs and Adam Ravenelle pitched 2 1-3 innings of shutout relief to help Vanderbilt beat Louisville 5-3 in the College World Series.
Feelings on parity in college baseball are mixed

OMAHA, Neb. - College baseball has become an equal-opportunity sport. Whether it has evolved or devolved is a matter of opinion.
Texas wins elimination game against Louisville

Parker French and Travis Duke limited the Cardinals to four hits, and Texas manufactured runs in three consecutive innings to win 4-1 in an elimination game.
Virginia wins marathon College World Series game over Texas Christian

Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored pinch runner Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th to give Virginia a 3-2 victory Tuesday night over Texas Christian University.
Vanderbilt never cracked en route to College World Series title

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin figured last year was his program's chance to win its first national championship. Yet it was the 2014 team that got the job done.
Virginia coach bids for College World Series crown in hometown

OMAHA, Neb. - Brian O'Connor has done just about everything at the College World Series except win a national championship. He's got his chance now.
Anteaters coach Mike Gillespie says bat changes are too drastic

OMAHA, Neb. - Count UC Irvine coach Mike Gillespie among those who say the lords of college baseball overreacted when they implemented the bat standards that have resulted in this era of low offense.