UPDATED at 8pm on October 23rd 2014
Yesterday, it came out that North Carolina’s baseball program was involved with the paper classes scandal that has affected the basketball and football program in the Waintstein Report. In the report, it is clearly stated that the UNC baseball coaching staff had no knowledge of the scandal in the Waintstein report which says the following about the coaching staff’s knowledge. Continue reading
The ongoing academic scandal with the North Carolina Athletic Department has focused on the basketball and football program. It revolves around a lack of oversight with Department of African and Afro-American Studies administrator Deborah Crowder and former chairman Julius Nyang’oro to create so-called “paper classes” which allowed student-athletes and other students to take sham classes. Continue reading
THE FLATS – The 2014 ACC Champion Georgia Tech baseball team has released its 2015 schedule, highlighted by 31 home games, a renewal of rivalries versus Auburn, Clemson and Notre Dame, and 23 games against nine teams that reached last year’s NCAA Regional.
The Yellow Jackets’ 56-game slate begins Friday, February 13 versus St. John’s at Russ Chandler Stadium. Tech also welcomes Fordham and Liberty on opening weekend. Continue reading
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University and the Seminole baseball team announced their schedule for the 2015 season. The Seminoles will open the year with a three-game home stand against Oakland University (Michigan) inside the friendly confines of Dick Howser Stadium on Mike Martin Field, February 13-15.
Eleven teams on this year’s schedule recorded 30 or more wins a season ago. Ten schools finished no lower than third in their respective league standings and five schools earned a bid to participate in the 2014 NCAA Regional, while four teams finished the season ranked in the top 25. Continue reading
CHAPEL HILL — Highlighted by Atlantic Coast Conference matchups with Duke, Miami, NC State, Boston College and Virginia as well as a visit from 2013 NCAA champion UCLA, North Carolina will host 38 games at Boshamer Stadium in 2015, head coach Mike Fox announced Monday. The Tar Heels, who will look to earn a 14th consecutive NCAA tournament bid this spring, open the season with a 15-game homestand beginning Feb. 13 against Seton Hall. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia baseball head coach Brian O’Connor has announced his program’s schedule for the 2015 season. Coming off a trip to the 2014 College World Series Finals, the Cavaliers open their season Feb. 13 with a three-game series at East Carolina and begin their 34-game home schedule on Feb. 17 against VCU.
The schedule is highlighted by 19 games against teams that played in the 2014 postseason, including a three-game series against ACC newcomer Louisville, which advanced to the College World Series last season. The first-ever games between the Cavaliers and Cardinals are slated for April 3-5 at UVa’s Davenport Field. Continue reading
Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com wrote a fantastic article on Florida State quarterback and pitcher Jameis Winston who was suspended for the Clemson football game on Saturday night for a yelling a vulgar phrase in the middle of campus. Doyel details the way that Winston continues to run the campus and not the administrators which includes how he was superseded for only three games from the baseball team after stealing crab legs from a local supermarket. Continue reading
The Pitt Baseball squad took on the highly regarded Ontario Blue Jays program on Monday afternoon in a 12 inning scrimmage. The Panthers picked up 14-6 victory in their first outing of the 2014 Fall portion of the schedule. Continue reading
The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced its five-member ABCA Hall of Fame class of 2015. Denney Crabaugh, Mark Fuller, Fred Hill, Ray Korn and Mike Roberts will be inducted during the Hall of Fame/Coach of the Year Banquet at the ABCA Convention on Jan. 3, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.
Induction to the ABCA Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. The ABCA was founded in 1945 and the Hall of Fame began in 1966. Continue reading
Unless you been living under a rock, you have heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge. Many eople don’t recognize this started with a former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates who has ALS. You can check out a SportsCenter feature on him below. Continue reading