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Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson to exit for same job at LSU

Jun. 26, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson has informed the club he will leave his job this week, reportedly for the same role at LSU. Johnson traveled with the team on Sunday night to Cleveland, where he will stay on for the five-game series that's scheduled...

Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

Jun. 26, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals...

Mississippi wins first College World Series title, beating Oklahoma 4-2 to sweep best-of-three championship series

Jun. 26, 2022 18:02 PM EDT
OMAHA. Neb. (AP) — Mississippi wins first College World Series title, beating Oklahoma 4-2 to sweep best-of-three championship series.

Pitching, power lift Ole Miss over OU in CWS finals opener

Jun. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jack Dougherty knew for 24 hours he would get the ball for Mississippi in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Saturday night, and he didn't want to jinx himself. “I tried not to think about it too much,” he said. “I wanted to go out there and be...

FAU beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski dies at 38

Jun. 25, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida Atlantic beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski died after a nearly decade-long battle with breast cancer on Saturday, the university said. She was 38. She spent eight years coaching at FAU, often while dealing with treatments and the effects of her...

Sydney McLaughlin does it again, breaks own world record

Jun. 25, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Saturday. McLaughlin flashed a broad smile when her time was announced, then gave a thumbs-up. She crossed the finish line...

DNR: Kayaker dies after falling into eastern Indiana pond

Jun. 25, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

HOLTON, Ind. (AP) — The body of a 45-year-old Indianapolis man has been pulled from a pond in eastern Indiana after falling into the water while kayaking. Braulio Bustamante reportedly fell into the private pond about 6:45 p.m. Friday in Holton, the Indiana Department of Natural...

Athletes react to the Supreme Court's abortion decision

Jun. 25, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

U.S. national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe expressed her anger Friday over the Supreme Court's decision to strip the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion, decrying an erosion of rights that women have had for a generation. “I think the cruelty is the point because...

Kerley, Jefferson win at the US outdoor championships

Jun. 25, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Fred Kerley flashed a peace sign at the crowd after winning the 100 meters at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Friday night. Kerley crossed the line in 9.77 seconds, followed by Marvin Bracy-Williams and Trayvon Bromell....

Texas infielder Ivan Melendez wins Golden Spikes Award

Jun. 24, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas infielder Ivan Melendez was named the 2022 Golden Spikes Award winner Friday as the top amateur baseball player in the U.S. The 22-year-old redshirt junior helped the Longhorns reach the College World Series, where they were eliminated with losses to Notre...