OMAHA, Neb. -- Five years ago, John Cohen had a frank discussion with Greg Byrne, who was Mississippi State University's Director of Athleticsat the time.
OMAHA, Neb. -- When UCLA's baseball players went to the weight room for workouts, there were reminders all around about what their program lacked.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The lack of offense, most notably home runs, has been a major topic of conversation among fans and media at the College World Series.
While the season was spectacular, the ending was not for the Mississippi State University baseball team Tuesday night. Playing for a team sport national championship for the first time in school history, the magic ran out as MSU dropped an 8-0 decision to UCLA in the final game of the College World Series championship series.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The UCLA baseball team made the most of its opportunities Monday night.
OMAHA, Neb. -- UCLA pitcher Adam Plutko knew at first glance TD Ameritrade Park was made for him.
OMAHA, Neb. -- UCLA baseball coach John Savage stated an unwritten rule Monday night after his team's 3-1 victory against Mississippi State University in game one of the College World Series Finals at TD Ameritrade Park.
Though history had no way to foreshadow it, Mississippi State University radio broadcaster Jim Ellis always felt like the Bulldogs could come to Omaha and win the College World Series.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Asked if he felt frustrated by the fact his program is one of the few at UCLA that has never won a national championship, fifth-year baseball coach John Savage was more than honest.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The best-of-three College World Series championship series between Mississippi State University and UCLA offers plenty of social differences before the teams step on the field.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Mississippi State University baseball team will turn to one of its least experienced pitchers tonight in game one of the best-of-three College World Series championship series.
Starkville resident Kim Dier does not believe that she is an overly superstitious person. Yet, there she was following the same pre-game routine before each of the Mississippi State University baseball team's victories over the University of Virginia at the Charlottesville Super Regional.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Kendall Graveman told the Mississippi State University coaches Friday morning he didn't feel as physically strong as he did prior to previous starts.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Go ahead and call it a divine intervention. Whatever you call it, Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen was going to make sure all of the religious affiliations were in his team's corner.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Mississippi State University coach John Cohen is constantly talking about Hunter Renfroe doing things on a baseball field normal athletes just can't do.
OMAHA, Neb. -- For the first time in school history, the Mississippi State University baseball team will play for a national championship.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The final teams in the College World Series feel the large dimensions of TD Ameritrade Park play to their styles.
OMAHA, Neb. -- There is never a dull moment in the Mississippi State University baseball team's dugout thanks to a group of players who call themselves the "Bench Mobb."
Two members of the Mississippi State University football won't be in uniform any time soon, if ever again, for violating team rules.
Whether it is by bus, plane or automobile, the Mississippi State University baseball team needs you in Omaha. MSU (51-18) will face UCLA (47-17) in the College World Series national championship series, beginning at 7 p.m. Monday (ESPN) at TD Ameritrade Park.
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