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Frosted Flakes: College World Series, MLB Attendance, & Censuring Professors

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Lots of great baseball was had this weekend in Omaha

NCAA Baseball: College World Series-Florida vs Texas Tech Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

It is summer and I am having a hard time wanting to spend it inside on my computer. I have a family that likes to be outside, a ton of yard work in a fairly large lawn, and limited amount of time to do everything. When I finally come inside at night I usually wind down and go to bed.

Also, the fact that I usually am done around 9:30-10:00 pm doesn’t help either. If I have daylight then I’m staying outside.

I suspect that my flakes will continue to be short in terms of opening for a bit. My apologies to those who read these. Come back for the others contributions as they seem to crank out well written works for prose on a regular basis.

Anyway, on to flakes...


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Other News from the Sporting World

Oregon State baseball drops College World Series opener to North Carolina: Live updates recap |
The Oregon State Beavers lose 8-6 to the North Carolina Tar Heels to open the 2018 College World Series on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska.

College World Series: Texas Tech stuns Florida 6-3 in opener - Baltimore Sun
Gabe Holt hit a tie-breaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading Texas Tech to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion Florida in the College World Series.

College World Series: Razorbacks shell Texas in Father's Day matchup - Omaha Sports Insider
Luke Bonfield hit the go-ahead home run in the fifth inning and Arkansas broke it game with an eight-run sixth in an 11-5 victory over Texas on Sunday in the College World Series.4

College World Series 2018: Arkansas shrugs off long weather delay, beats Texas 11-5 |
The Razorbacks (45-19) scored double-digit runs for the fourth time in six NCAA Tournament wins and had their highest total in 28 CWS games. The Longhorns (42-22), in the CWS for a record 36th time, lost their third straight Omaha opener since 2011.

Major League Baseball sees a sharp drop in attendance | Fox News
League-wide attendance of 27,328 per game is down 6.6% from this time last year

More Noise and Other Disturbances

The '8 Hours of Sleep' Rule Is a Myth. Here's What You Should Do Instead |
In today's world obsessed with hustling, cutting sleep is met with a badge of honor--and that needs to stop. Here's why sleep scientist Daniel Gartenberg says 8.5 hours is the new eight hours.

A Clarinetist’s Girlfriend Didn’t Want Him to Leave. So She Crushed His Dreams. - The New York Times
He had a chance to study with a renowned professor. But his (now ex-) girlfriend intercepted a scholarship offer and turned it down.

National professors group formally censures UNL for handling of incident with conservative student | News |
UNL now will go on the American Association of University Professors' censure list of about 55 colleges and universities.

Grace: He's shuttled CWS teams around for years. This year, Skip the Bus Driver is all in for the Tar Heels | Columnists |
Skip is at the team's beck and call, tooling from hotel to ball practice to stadium to dinner, getting a rare ear to the ground at the greatest show on

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