Tag: Omaha

Vanderbilt, Tennessee rivalry on hold with both Omaha bound

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A showdown between Tennessee and Vanderbilt at the College World Series with a national championship on the line would have all...

CWS teams on homer binge will be challenged at Omaha stadium

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OMAHA, Neb. — Home runs — lots and lots of them — have defined the NCAA baseball tournament so far. ...

Storm brewing on Katie Ledecky’s Tokyo Olympic horizon

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OMAHA, Neb. — Katie Ledecky is used to slaying her competition, winning not by hundredths but by full seconds. Usually lots of 'em. ...

Emotions stir Michael Phelps in his return to US trials

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OMAHA, Neb. — It’s June in an Olympic year, and Michael Phelps is feeling it. In his mind and in his body. ...

Tokyo bound: Kalisz claims 1st spot on US Olympic swim team

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OMAHA, Neb. — Chase Kalisz is heading back to the Olympics after winning the 400-meter individual medley on the opening night of the U.S....

Vols 3rd team to lock up CWS bid; Virginia-DBU series tied

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There's no better salesman for Tennessee than its baseball coach, Tony Vitello, and he masterfully gave a nod to the school's greatest sports star...

Virginia staves off elimination for 6th time to reach CWS

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No team's road to Omaha was as bumpy as Virginia's. The...

Old-timers day: 30-somethings hanging on at US swim trials

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OMAHA, Neb. — Amanda Weir just can't bring herself to say the word “retirement.” ...

Dressel, Ledecky lead chase for Olympic berths at US trials

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OMAHA, Neb. — Caeleb Dressel wants to command the Olympics the way he’s done at worlds. Katie Ledecky is seeking to extend her dominance....

NBC’s Olympics coverage shifts into higher gear with trials

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The opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics is six weeks away but NBC's coverage of the upcoming Games shifts into high gear beginning this...