The Big Ten regular-season championship still carries some weight in baseball, it would appear. The Gophers, despite a late slump and a subpar RPI, not only made the NCAA field but received a No. 2 seed in their four-team regional.
The Lynx have navigated a brutal opening schedule to perfection so far, carrying a 5-0 record into another tough game at New York. The Liberty is 2-2, with both losses in overtime, and hasn't played in a week. 7 p.m., ESPN2.
"This is a nice little break from the calamities of the first eight weeks. Realistically, they Twins should stop looking at the overall record and focus on getting better — especially the young players."
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"Here's the problem for Baylor with hiring someone who has worked for (former head coach Art) Briles: You're continuing the current conversation."