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Virginia Baseball releases 2015 Schedule

CWS-Ole-Miss-vs-Virginia-06CHARLOTTESVILLE, 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

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FSU’s Jameis Winston Paints Embarrassing Picture

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 Doyel details the way that Winston continues to run the campus and not the administrators which includes how he was superseded for only three games from the baseball team after stealing crab legs from a local supermarket.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

ABCA announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class

ABCA_LogoThe 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

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Former Miami (FL) Pitching Coach Charged in Biogenesis Case

Former Miami (FL) pitching coach Lazaro “Lazer” Collazo was charged with supplying steroids to high school aged players in the Biogensis scandal today. He was not arrested due to the fact he is in the hospital after breaking up a fight between two dogs.

The Miami Herald reports that Lazer was charged with supplying steroid concoctions to high school athletes for between $240 and $800 to persuade them to use Anthony Bosch’s clinic. The other people arrested on Tuesday included Bosch, Alex Rodriguez’s cousin and others.

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Boston College announces Former URI coach Jim Foster as Assistant

JimFosterURI_thumb.jpgChestnut Hill, Mass. – Head baseball coach Mike Gambino announced on Thursday that Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster will join the coaching ranks as the associate head coach at Boston College. Foster, who will be the Eagles’ pitching coach, as well as work with the catchers, brings 12 years of experience to the Heights. Continue reading

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Miami Hurricanes Rampant Steroid Use Detailed in New Book

As we have been reporting for the last couple of years, the Miami Hurricanes baseball program has been the center attention for PED use in the college game. From former Miami, FL and Houston Cougars second baseman Frankie Ratcliff arrested with PED’s to strength coach being arrested, Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez connections to the Canes baseball program, do I need to continue? I even wrote a long piece on how Miami needed to stop grandstanding and do something with the program.  A new book called  Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era details the connections to the Hurricanes Baseball program.  Here are some highlights from an excerpt published by The Miami New Times. 

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