The New York Times has an extensive piece today on the investigation into the rape charges against Florida State quarterback/baseball player Jameis Winston. The report includes some of the police reports which were delayed, interviews with Winston not done immediately, and other errors. Continue reading
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 17th year with its 2014 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 17-June 26 (weekly through June 10) following the 68th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park. Continue reading
Here is your National Recap for April 11th.
Rodon overused; Duke defeats NC State 2-0 behind Van Orden
The top story of the night was the absolute criminal overuse of Carlos Rodon by the NC State coaching staff in the Wolfpack’s 2-0 defeat to Duke. Rodon was working on short rest and threw 134 pitches in 7.2 innings. Rodon in the game broke the NC State school record with 391 in the win. Things are not getting better for the Wolfpack as they are now 19-14 overall while being 5-11 in ACC play. Continue reading
The Testudo Times, the SB Nation blog of Maryland has a midseason recap of the Terrapins season. They are currently 19-10 and 6-8 in ACC play. The Terrapins are looking to make their break 500 for the first time since 1981 and mae their first NCAA tournament appearance in the last 43 seasons. Continue reading
I know we have all grown tired of the “Rain Delay Danceoff’s” since the original came out a few years ago between UConn and South Florida but it isn’t everyday that we get to see the current Heisman Trophy winner involved like Saturday night between Florida State and Notre Dame. You can check out the video from the Tallahassee Democrat below. Continue reading
Here is your National Recap for April 4th.
Nathan Kirby tosses No-Hitter as Virginia defeats Pitt 4-0
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) threw a no-hitter in the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday evening at Charles Cost Field. Kirby struck out 18 batters, one off the school and ACC single-game record, in UVa’s first no-hitter since 2011. Virginia (26-4, 11-2 ACC) extended its winning streak to nine games with the momentous victory. Continue reading
The Duke Blue Devils are on the verge of making their first appearance at the ACC tournament since 2009. The Blue Devils have an outstanding pitching staff with the trio of junior Trent Swart and sophomores Michael Matuella and James Marvel. Each of them have missed some major time this year with Marvel the latest victim missing the rest of season with Tommy John surgery.
Bruce Winkworth wrote a fantastic piece on the struggles of the NC State Wolfpack after this past weekend which saw them drop to 15-11 and a very disappointing 3-9 mark in ACC play. NC State picked up a 9-2 victory over Campbell in 12 innings. Continue reading
If you follow us on twitter, you saw that there was a fight between the Florida Gators and the Florida State Seminoles which saw three players ejected from the game. Florida players Zack Powers and Danny Young were ejected while Florida State’s D.J. Stewart was also tossed. Each player faces an automatic one game suspension plus any supplementary discipline if they were considered to be fighting. Florida State pitcher and 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston had to be held back by police in the incident according to several sources at the game. You can check out video of the incident below. Continue reading