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2008 College World Series Starts In Omaha

Well, the Macbook Pro hasn't yet come back to life, but here's some resources for you if you're looking for College World Series stuff. Very frustrating - I haven't lost data as I do keep backups, but... at this point in time, I don't really have another machine that provides me the tools I use for blogging on a regular basis. That part sucks .

Awful Announcing has your schedule for the series , including (obviously) the announcers for each game. AA points out that O.A.R will be the featured band for ESPN throughout the tourney.


  • 2 p.m.- Stanford vs. Florida State: Sean McDonough, Robin Ventura and Kyle Peterson (ESPN)
  • 7 p.m.- Georgia vs. Miami: Mike Patrick, Orel Hershiser and Erin Andrews (ESPN)


  • 2 p.m.- Fresno State vs. Rice: Karl Ravech, Ventura and Andrews (ESPN)
  • 7 p.m.- LSU vs. North Carolina: McDonough, Barry Larkin and Peterson (ESPN2)

The College Baseball blog has your CWS preview , while you should be following Eric Sorenson at CSTV as he provides previews and updates . Georgia blog Dawgsports will be following the action, while Tomahawk Nation provides the Florida State perspective . Miami is represented by Hall of Canes , And the Valley Shook is all about LSU, while Carolina March covers North Carolina .

Keep in mind that signing up for an account on SB Nation will allow you to post comments at any of the above sites as well as here at Corn Nation.

Stanford has to be the biggest surprise this season, especially with the other surprise being that Arizona State isn't in Omaha. The Pac 10 was supposed to be a powerhouse conference this season, and for Stanford to be the team that came out of it - wow, shocking.

Florida State has been to Omaha 19 times without winning a national title. Maybe they should be considered an underdog - but I doubt many people have sympathy for the 'Noles.

If there are Rice, Fresno State, or Stanford bloggers out there covering their baseball team, please leave a note in the comment section.