SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have a long and successful history of drafting European players and stashing them overseas until both parties are ready.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Cardinals' dismal history at the College World Series didn't portend a comeback, either.
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.
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has thrown 14 innings of minor league baseball for two teams in two states over the past six days. There were a lot of good pitches and a few bad ones, but overall he's pleased with his progress since signing with the Atlanta Braves on June 7.
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.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some gambling and technology executives say 90% of sports betting in the United States will be done over mobile phones or the internet in the next five to 10 years.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals):
The Southeastern Conference flexed its baseball muscles Monday, with Auburn and Arkansas posting blowout wins in the deciding games of their super regionals and giving their league a record-tying four teams in the College World Series.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Plenty has happened since Cody Scroggins arrived at Arkansas in 2016 as a highly touted two-sport star at nearby Bentonville High School.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum started the ninth inning with a sharp single that sneaked through the left side of the infield. A few batters later, Elijah MacNamee launched a three-run homer deep into the seats beyond left field.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win Sunday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team's game against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament's super regionals.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament's best-of-three super regionals.
FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Matt Goodheart and Jack Kenley homered and drove in three runs each and Isaiah Campbell was dominant on the mound as Arkansas dominated Mississippi 11-2 on Saturday in the first game of the Fayetteville super regional.
BALTIMORE (AP) — For NBA and MLB executives, a cut of sports betting revenue is pretty much a no-brainer. The wagers wouldn't even exist, they argue, without their teams playing the games, so they should be paid and sportsbooks should be required to use their data to determine the outcomes of bets.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell looked hard at the financial package he was offered last spring as a mid-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels. The immediate impulse was to sign and begin his professional baseball career.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brandon Crick of McCook and Braden Thornberry of Olive Branch, Mississippi, have been granted exemptions to play in the Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha next month.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Reggie Bush, Marques Colston and former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, three people who played roles in the resurgence of the New Orleans Saints — and the city itself — after Hurricane Katrina, sat together at a small table Wednesday to mark the announcement of their en…
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — When Ross Bjork first visited Texas A&M more than two decades ago, the way the old press box at Kyle Field shook as fans locked arms and swayed during the Aggie War Hymn gave him a taste of just how enthusiastic Aggie fans were.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Thomas Dillard homered on the first pitch of the game and later hit a grand slam as Mississippi again overwhelmed Jacksonville State, winning 19-4 on Sunday night to advance to an NCAA Super Regional for the sixth time.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro's two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA's Baton Rouge regional.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tre Kirklin homered and drove in four runs as Jacksonville State beat Clemson 9-2 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami's offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State's offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxford Regional.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Alex Toral drove in four runs, Adrian Del Castillo hit two doubles and Miami beat Southern 12-2 in an elimination game on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament.
A Cincinnati team that entered the NCAA Tournament with barely a winning record pulled the biggest upset Friday, knocking off defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on the Beavers' home field.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — David Cole singled home the winning run in the top of the ninth inning to lead Central Michigan over Miami 6-5 on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered past Jacksonville State 16-2 on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 15. Some of the top story lines:
Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS' Southeastern Conference football schedule this season, and Notre Dame's trip to Georgia the next week is positioned to be a prime-time game for the network.
The Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating, reacting in part to what Commissioner Greg Sankey called the intense, often opinionated view of referees by the public and media.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Greg Sankey does a little bragging when asked about the main item on the agenda for this week's Southeastern Conference spring meetings.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn't lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Grae Kessinger had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help lead Mississippi to a 5-3 win over Georgia Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.