OMAHA, Neb. — In the convention hall rising behind TD Ameritrade Park’s center-field stands is a cross section of memorabilia from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, a movable feast of the game’s greatest feats and most memorable players. I…
Saturday, June 24, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — Beau Jordan’s solo home run into the LSU bullpen in the sixth inning Saturday was a huge career highlight for the Tigers’ designated hitter, but to him it wasn’t even the biggest hit he had in his team’s 6-1 win over Oregon State tha…
Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — A foul call on a fly ball down the left field line by Oregon State’s Steven Kwan drew a fair amount of criticism and second-guessing after game officials — and OSU coach Pat Casey — declined to ask for a replay.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — Survival in the College World Series isn’t about beach balls or bleached blondes or even runaway blonde possums toting a beach ball by the tail.
OMAHA, Neb. — Viewership of this year’s College World Series is off to one of its best starts, and not surprisingly, fans in Louisiana are helping lead the way.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — The game ball from Saturday night’s LSU-Florida State game will soon be on its way to Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — LSU baseball fan Mike Anderson sat in the right-field bleachers Saturday night during the Tigers’ College World Series game with Florida State and watched a squirrel scamper across the field at TD Ameritrade Park.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Friday, June 16, 2017
In his job as a Midwestern scout for the Washington Nationals, work often takes Brandon Larson back to Omaha, Nebraska.
Friday, June 16, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. — The top-seeded Oregon State Beavers (54-4) were already without ace pitcher Luke Heimlich for the College World Seires after it was reported he sexually molested a young female cousin when he was a teenager. Heimlich decided not to t…
OMAHA, Neb. — They pressed hard against the railing above a tunnel that leads to this emerald jewel of a field, little boys armed with baseball gloves, wishing for a souvenir ball or an autograph, or even just a wave.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017
Between the raindrops, around the bases, seemingly around the clock, with a growling Bulldog constantly nipping at their ankles, the LSU Tigers were determined to let nothing stand between them and the manifest destiny they’ve obsessed over for a …
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Alex Box Stadium isn’t one of our local riverboat gaming establishments, but after Saturday night’s NCAA super regional opener, the odds are now heavily in favor of the house.
In the shadow of Death Valley, LSU and Mississippi State locked up in an epic NCAA super regional showdown Saturday at Alex Box Stadium.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Monday, June 05, 2017
Friday, June 02, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — The Southeastern Conference has no plans to allow more fans to belly up to the bar than it already has.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — With his wife and new baby daughter still preparing to make the move to Baton Rouge, new LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade was here solo this week, trying to absorb everything he could in his first Southeastern Conference Spring …
DESTIN, Fla. — It sounded like just another crazy call to the "Paul Finebaum Show." Actually it was just another crazy call on the "Paul Finebaum Show," even though the person on the other end of the phone was legendary former Auburn football coac…
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — The possibility of Auburn moving to the SEC East is moving from the realm of idle chatter to an actual discussion.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said he expects the new early signing period in football will attract a huge percentage of recruits who don’t want to wait until February.
DESTIN, Fla. — Ten years after, Ed Orgeron can still remember what he was thinking when he sat in the football coaches room at the Southeastern Conference Spring Meeting.
DESTIN, Fla. — CBS announced a partial schedule of games and key dates for the upcoming season Tuesday, including setting its lone day/night doubleheader for the week of the LSU-Alabama game.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
HOOVER, Ala. — There has never been a perfect baseball team, and there never will.
HOOVER, Ala. — LSU got the Southeastern Conference tournament title it wanted Sunday afternoon, and the NCAA regional everyone expected Sunday night.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
HOOVER, Ala. — LSU’s contingent at the annual Southeastern Conference Spring Meeting this week in Destin, Florida, will be notable for its newcomers.
Friday, May 26, 2017
HOOVER, Ala. — The sound you heard coming from these parts Thursday night was the lock slamming shut on the LSU Tigers’ hopes of being a national seed in this year’s NCAA tournament.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
HOOVER, Ala. — From our side of the TV screen, it looks like it must be pretty good to be Peter Burns.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
HOOVER, Ala. — For a long stretch this season, Caleb Gilbert had to wonder when he would pitch a significant game again.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
For much of a season that looked like it was headed for disappointment, the question for the LSU Tigers was: “Can they do enough?”
Monday, May 22, 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Notes on a golf scorecard while waiting for the temperatures to surpass my scores (maybe I should just play a quick nine) …