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Spitting Image

In 2015, an NCAA tobacco use survey asked more than 1,300 college baseball coaches and umpires whether spit tobacco was a problem for the sport. About 67 percent of coaches said they rarely or never see their players use it.

A Pitcher With Command

Good grades came naturally to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy pitcher, who is majoring in energy systems engineering. But school, he says, could only teach so much.

“I was just trying to help a guy out.”

When Chris Miller saw a man in his late 50s in cardiac arrest at a local gym, his instincts took over. The 23-year-old Seton Hill University baseball player remained calm and level-headed, rushing to the man’s side.

An Opened Door

There were almost a dozen of them – 6 feet 5, 205 pounds, on average – being wheeled around the streets of Havana in horse-drawn carriages, gazing at cars made decades before they were born, soaking in a place few Americans have had an opportunity to visit.

DI board approves waiver for alcohol sales at baseball, softball championships

Beer and wine will be sold this year in general seating at the College World Series and Women’s College World Series through a one-year pilot program, the Division I Board of Directors decided.

Conferences refer time demands proposals for further study

The Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences plan to work with students and the Division I Council in the next several months to develop research-based proposals aimed at ensuring student-athletes have the time needed to balance athletic, academic and personal interests.

2016 CWS records

For questions or updates to the 2016 CWS Records, please contact J.D. Hamilton ( jhamilton@ncaa.org ) or Jeff Williams ( jswilliams@ncaa.org ). General Records Single-Game Records Series Records Career Records Championship Game Records...

NCAA names Prettyman managing director of championships and alliances

The NCAA has appointed Ron Prettyman as the managing director of championships and alliances. Prettyman will oversee the operation and management of multiple NCAA championships, including the College World Series, as well as the playing...

Travis Dorsch: Master of many domains

Combining a love for learning with a passion to give back to the sports that gave him so much, former Purdue University multisport athlete Travis Dorsch has found his true calling as a developmental researcher and assistant professor at Utah State University.

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