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Texas Tech's 4-1 CWS win sends FSU's Martin into retirement

Jun. 20, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

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...

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA

Jun. 19, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There's a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him of breach of contract. It cites...

Louisville survives shaky 8th, 9th to beat Auburn 5-3 at CWS

Jun. 19, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

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 one day...

Vanderbilt rides Rocker, Scott to 6-3 CWS win over Bulldogs

Jun. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After being constantly reminded for more than a week about his no-hitter in the NCAA super regionals, Kumar Rocker found himself on the mound for the first time on a bigger stage at the College World Series. Vanderbilt's 6-foot-4, 255-pound freshman star never let the pressure get to...

Fan nabs home run ball with 1 hand, saves beer in other hand

Jun. 19, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former athlete at Dakota Wesleyan University watching the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska became an internet star by making a stretching one-handed catch of a home run ball — all while keeping a plastic cup filled with beer from tipping over. For good measure,...

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello's deal through June '24

Jun. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2 in the...

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA

Jun. 19, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissible benefit to a prospect who went on to compete for the...

Wichita State has groundbreaking for student-athlete center

Jun. 19, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State's new center for student-athletes is one step closer to reality. The school held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for its $13.8 million Student-Athlete Success Center close to where it will be constructed near Koch Arena. The Wichita Eagle reports the 36,000-square-foot,...

NCAA champion Paul Jubb gets wild card for Wimbledon

Jun. 19, 2019 6:24 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — NCAA tennis champion Paul Jubb has received a wild card to play at Wimbledon. The 19-year-old northern Englishman recently won the American college title in Orlando, Florida, playing for the University of South Carolina. He beat Nuno Borges of Mississippi State in straight sets to...

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte

Jun. 18, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a very special Father's Day for Zack Collins. Collins didn't know what was happening when he was pulled from Triple-A Charlotte's game at Rochester on Sunday, but he got back to the clubhouse and manager Mark Grudzielanek told the catching prospect he was headed to the majors with the...