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Banner Years: Past CWS champions
See our growing home for historical information about past NCAA baseball championships, which have been played in Omaha since 1950. You can read historical information for each year dating to 1947, see a history page for every school that has played in the CWS and more.
Interactive: CWS bracket
Track the entire NCAA tournament as the top college baseball teams compete for a spot in the College World Series.
CWS hits tracker
Some of the nation's best hitters (and the best pitchers) cap each season with a trip to Omaha for the College World Series. There are clutch singles, game-changing home runs and walk-off wonders. We've gathered all of them — every CWS hit at TD Ameritrade Park — into one interactive hit tracker.
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Kelly: After 6 big sports events, Omaha no longer 'best-kept secret'
The U.S. Senior Open golf championships that concluded Sunday wrapped up a remarkable run for a midsize city: Sixteen months, six national sports events — a stretch that drew more than 1.1 million attendees and created 46 days or nights of national TV coverage from Omaha.
Notes: Double duty possible for NBC’s Koch
If NBC Sports needs to find someone to occupy Gary Koch’s chair this weekend, it’s fine by him. “The plan is hopefully to play well enough to where I don’t have to do much TV work. We’ll see how that goes,” said Koch, who’s in the Senior Open field for the first time since 2003 after advancing through...
Rice's Aquino wins College Home Run Derby
When Rice's Michael Aquino came for batting practice at the College Home Run Derby, seeing the other seven competitors hit made him a little uneasy. “I just got scared, honestly, because these guys were hitting them out of the stadium,” Aquino said. “I said, 'Well, at least it's not a distance contest.'”
36 years later, CWS championship still a highlight for Horner
Every now and then, Bob Horner will pop in a DVD to watch a black-and-white recording of Arizona State's national-title clinching win over South Carolina in the 1977 College World Series. But not to relax.
Sluggers ready for challenge at College Home Run Derby
After UCLA won the College World Series last week, Bruins fans left happy and cheering. But Omaha fans may have felt a little empty inside. Or, at least, the ones in the outfield stands. Only three home runs were hit throughout the CWS, but Wednesday's College Home Run Derby aims to rectify the power outage at TD Ameritrade Park.
Adams, Pankake complete College Home Run Derby field
Louisiana-Lafayette 's Caleb Adams and South Carolina's Joey Pankake round out the list of eight sluggers.
Q&A: Hall of famer Dave Winfield
It's hard to count the awards and successes in baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield's career, but pinpointing one of his first is easy. It happened in Omaha.
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Omaha native's stats are money to CWS champion Bruins
UCLA baseball coach John Savage made use of an unusually large database of advanced statistics — developed by Omaha native Kent Bonham — to help lead the Bruins to an NCAA championship.
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Leech has full plate of NCAA baseball issues to address
Damani Leech sat down with The World-Herald before the final game of this year's CWS and talked about some of the issues he'll be in charge of tackling as the NCAA's top baseball official.
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Prevailing wind favors imagery over home runs at CWS
When the architects behind TD Ameritrade Park decided to buck tradition and have home plate face southeast, they didn't consider how wind might affect future home runs.
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Pivovar: 2013 CWS proved lacking in both runs and drama
The 2013 series is in the book, and never have so many seen so little at the CWS. The 14 games drew a record turnout of 341,483, including what seemed like half the state of Mississippi for the best-of-three championship series. What the folks witnessed was one of the least compelling series in recent memory. There were plenty of close games...
Bruins could be loaded for bear again next year
UCLA's John Savage did what any good coach does the day after his team won the national championship. He started thinking about next year.
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Zesto, other establishments near old Rosenblatt Stadium struggle since CWS move
Greg Pivovar's Stadium View Sports Card shop is just one of the establishments affected by the demolition of Rosenblatt Stadium. Others include St. Rose Catholic Church, the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission office, Starsky's Lounge and Zesto.
ACC sluggers in College Home Run Derby fray
With the lack of power in this year’s College World Series, some fans may still be craving some blasts out of TD Ameritrade Park. Three Atlantic Coast Conference stars will be among those attempting to put on a show as the first selections for next week’s College Home Run Derby.
Photo: Spot yourself at the College World Series
See our huge, zoomable image captured during Tuesday's CWS championship game. Can you find your friends?
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Shatel: Bruins make big statement in small-ball CWS
This one was the Warning Track Series. Time and again, we heard the explosion of bat on ball, looked up and saw the ball soaring toward the bleachers and history, followed by the exhale of disappointment. Caught. That moment when the ball falls helplessly into an outfielder's glove, that's the perfect metaphor for the 2013 College World Series.
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UCLA wins its first College World Series
UCLA earned its spot at the school's table of champions. The Bruins completed a rugged run through the NCAA tournament with Tuesday's 8-0 victory against Mississippi State at the final game of the 2013 College World Series. The victory, in front of a TD Ameritrade Park record 27,127, was UCLA's 10th straight in the tournament.
Savage coaches pitchers, UCLA to title
The credit was being thrown all over the place Tuesday night as UCLA coach John Savage and his team celebrated the first College World Series championship in school history. Not to be overlooked was the job done by the Bruins' pitching coach as three starters and three relievers carried the team not only in Omaha but throughout the NCAA...
Ending didn't spoil pitcher's perspective
Mississippi State's Luis Pollorena beat cancer at age 8. The undersized kid from a Texas border town survived one long year at a tough military academy and advanced to a Division I baseball program, which few thought he could. The Rangers drafted the left-hander in the 23rd round earlier this month.
Notes: Bruins ace Plutko earns top honors
Adam Plutko was aware of some of the past winners of the Most Outstanding Player award at the College World Series, and found it hard to believe that his name is now on that elite list. “I don't know if I'll ever really think of myself in that club, but I'm honored,” the UCLA pitcher said. “I was just excited to be here. ... I...
Friday, June 14
Opening Celebration

Saturday, June 15
Game 1: Mississippi State 5, Oregon State 4
Game 2: Indiana 2, Louisville 0

Sunday, June 16
Game 3: N.C. State 8, North Carolina 1
Game 4: UCLA 2, Louisiana State 1

Monday, June 17
Game 5: Oregon State 11, Louisville 4
Game 6: Mississippi State 5, Indiana 4

Tuesday, June 18
Game 7: North Carolina 4, LSU 2
Game 8: UCLA 2, N.C. State 1

Wednesday, June 19
Game 9: Oregon State 1, Indiana 0

Thursday, June 20
Game 10: North Carolina 7, N.C. State 0

Friday, June 21
Game 11: Mississippi State 4, Oregon State 1
Game 12: UCLA 4, North Carolina 1

Championship Series

Monday, June 24
Finals Game 1: UCLA 3, Mississippi State 1

Tuesday, June 25
Finals Game 2: UCLA 8, Mississippi State 0
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