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College World Series field set

The field for the College World Series is set, with the SEC and Pac-10 dominating the lineup — along with a few scruffy underdogs, Stony Brook and Kent State, sure to capture the hearts of fans. For the most part, the eight teams in the College World Series — set to start Friday at 5 […]

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Big Ten tourney up for grabs

The Big Ten baseball tournament is up after this year’s tourney in Columbus, with several ballpark operators already submitting bids — including two in Omaha. The tournament is held in late May, with the winner awarded an automatic NCAA tourney bid. Since moving to a neutral site the tournament has been held in Columbus, with […]

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Pro ball unlikely at TD Ameritrade Park next year — and maybe beyond

A lawsuit from a spurned potential tenant and the lack of firm interest from other independent leagues will probably keep professional baseball away from Omaha’s TD Ameritrade Park in 2012 and potentially beyond. The lawsuit, detailed in today’s Omaha World-Herald, has the owners of a potential Northern League franchise, the Omaha Flame, suing the Metropolitan […]

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TD Ameritrade Park / College World Series / Creighton Bluejays

Like many traditionalists, we were dismayed with Omaha officials announced plans to build a new downtown ballpark for the College World Series, abandoning Rosenblatt Stadium in the process. With TD Ameritrade Park now open and hosting a handful of CWS games, it’s easy to see the ballpark’s many strengths – and some high-profile weaknesses. FAST […]

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