(Clockwise, starting top right) Former Twins broadcaster Herb Carneal, former Tennessee football broadcaster John Ward and former Dodgers broadcaster

Scoggins: Iconic radio voices are disappearing but not forgotten

Radio play-by-play announcers carried that status with fans of a certain age. Those men brought games to life through their words before the explosion of cable TV.
Gophers
June 23

Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland made it look easy for Oregon State.
Gophers
June 23

Shannon Miller returns to coach CWHL's Calgary Inferno

Former Minnesota-Duluth coach Shannon Miller is returning to coaching with the Canadian Women's Hockey League's Calgary Inferno.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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Gophers
June 23

Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn had a simple message for his Razorbacks before they played Florida for a spot in the College World Series finals Friday night.
Gophers
June 22
Oregon State's Kyle Nobach (28) is greeted at the dugout after he scored against Mississippi State

Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State's.
Gophers
June 22

Timberwolves take Georgia Tech G Josh Okogie with 20th pick

The Minnesota Timberwolves could have used their draft picks in deals to help clear space under the salary cap for potential free agent additions next month.
Led by Goldy Gopher, Minnesota fans cheered during a team pep rally at the Citrus Bowl Pep Rally, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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Gophers
June 22
Florida's Brady Smith reacts after his RBI triple against Texas Tech during the eighth inning of a College World Series elimination game

Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at CWS to make bracket final

Florida carried a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning against Texas Tech. Gators coach Kevin O'Sullivan never let himself get comfortable.
Gophers
June 21

Bucks take sharpshooting 'Nova guard Donte DiVincenzo

Donte DiVincenzo's draft stock started rising after a breakout performance in the NCAA Tournament championship game.
Gophers
June 21

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to begin play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason…
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Gophers
June 21

UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

The University of Connecticut fired men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper training sessions and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen, according to documents released by the school.
Gophers
June 21

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to begin play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason…
Gophers
June 21

Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

Oregon State was down three runs when a steady mist moved in at TD Ameritrade Park in the eighth inning Wednesday night.
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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Gophers
June 21
Stanford forward Reid Travis (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz.

Ex-DeLaSalle star Travis transferring from Stanford to Kentucky

The 6-foot-8 former DeLaSalle star got his degree from Stanford last week and will pursue a national title with the Wildcats as a graduate transfer.
Gophers
June 20
Arkansas' Dominic Fletcher hits a two-run double against Texas Tech in the first inning of the College World Series

Fletcher's bat helps Arkansas beat Red Raiders 7-4 at CWS

Dominic Fletcher was a freshman All-American in 2017 and so impressive in the fall practices that coach Dave Van Horn thought Arkansas might have another Andrew Benintendi in the making.
Gophers
June 19

That's Kowar with a K: 13 in Gators' 6-1 CWS win over Texas

Jackson Kowar's first inning didn't portend the stellar afternoon he was about to have Tuesday. He didn't give up a run in the first, but he threw 25 pitches.
Gophers
June 19
Mississippi State designated hitter Jordan Westburg, right, celebrates his grand slam with Jake Mangum (15) and teammates in the second inning against

This is bananas: Mississippi St. beats Carolina 12-2 at CWS

Go bananas, Mississippi State Bulldogs! You're one win away from the College World Series finals.
Gophers
June 19

Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron's plans

LeBron James won't be picking any players during Thursday's NBA draft.
Gophers
June 19

Arizona's Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA draft

There's been little question that Arizona's Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of Thursday's NBA draft.Ayton was…
Sports
June 19
Jay Pivec, in 2012

Reusse: Pivec decides it's time to leave college hoops coaching

Junior college Hall of Fame coach Jay Pivec learned from many of Minnesota's basketball coaching legends. But something happened recently that told him it was time to move on.
Gophers
June 19

After electric year, Trae Young awaits the draft's call

Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters.A year later, here he goes again.Young was the most…
Gophers
June 19
Oregon State's Tyler Malone, right, was greeted by Kyle Nobach (28) and Cadyn Grenier (2) after he hit a solo home run against Washington in the eight

Oregon State rallies after delay to beat Washington 14-5 at CWS

The Beavers erased early deficits, starting their comeback just before the teams were pulled off the field because of lightning near TD Ameritrade Park.
FBS Championship
Final, 1/9
1 2 3 4 F
Clemson 14-1 0 7 7 21 35
Alabama 14-1 7 7 10 7 31