Category Archives: General CBB News

CBS 5 catches up with USF’s Nino Giarratano After Kidney Donation

If you hadn’t heard the news, University of San Francisco Head Coach Nino Giarratano donated a kidney to his ailing father on July 11th. Coach G’s 80-year old father Mickey’s kidneys failed after having gallbladder surgery last fall, and Nino decided to donate a kidney to help him survive and live a more comfortable life. CBS5 San Francisco caught up with the reigning West Coast Conference Coach of the year to discuss the process.

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NCAA to experiment with Instant Replay at 2012 CWS

By: Greg Johnson, NCAA.org

Umpires at the 2012 Men’s College World Series will be able to use instant replay to review specified calls under an experimental rule developed by the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee.

The Division I Baseball Committee reviewed and supported the experimental rule at its annual meeting Monday-Wednesday in Indianapolis. Continue reading NCAA to experiment with Instant Replay at 2012 CWS

College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich wins 2011 College HR Derby

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OMAHA, Neb. [July 2, 2011] – College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich beat Georgia Southern’s Victor Roache in front of 20,578 people at the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby tonight at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. CBS will televise the event nationwide at 2 p.m. ET Sunday. Continue reading College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich wins 2011 College HR Derby

Remembering Rosenblatt

Last year, we posted a three part video from Cal-State Fullerton Sports Information Director Mike Greenlee and Cal-State Fullerton Photographer Matt Brown about the closure of Rosenblatt Stadium. They took a look back at some of the best memories and moments at the ballpark plus looking forward to new TD Ameritrade Stadium which opens up the CWS this weekend. You can check out the full three part video below.  Continue reading Remembering Rosenblatt

2011 Division 1 College Baseball Attendance Report

Here is your Final 2011 Attendance Report compiled by Wichita State’s Tami Cutler. It is no surprise that the LSU Tigers check in on the top spot with conference foes Ole Miss, Arkansas, and South Carolina rounding out the top four while Texas checks in fifth. You can check out the rest of the Top 44 below. Continue reading 2011 Division 1 College Baseball Attendance Report

2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Monday the names of the three finalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This summer marks the 34th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player. Continue reading 2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

Tulane’s Rick Jones Reprimanded by C-USA

Tulane head baseball coach Rick Jones has been reprimanded for comments he made on his weekly radio show about the Marshall Athletic Department. On May 13th, the Green Wave were slated to play a single game against Marshall as they started their C-USA series with Marshall. The Marshall Athletic Department decided to move up Saturday’s game with permission from C-USA officials to play a doubleheader on Friday and a single game on Sunday with an impending rain storm coming for Saturday. Tulane ended up losing the second game on Friday by a scored of 7-6 while taking the two other games in their series.  Continue reading Tulane’s Rick Jones Reprimanded by C-USA