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Eight Seeds in Place for College World Series

It’s now on to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha (NE), as the following eight teams have advanced to the College World Series championship bracket: Florida, South Carolina, Kent State, Arkansas, UCLA, Stony Brook, Arizona, Florida State.  Play begins June 15.  View and print bracket here.  Get more information here about attending the CWS.

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Omaha’s New Ballparks: Success in 2011, All Eyes on 2012

The two new baseball stadiums in the Omaha (NE) metro had successful inaugural seasons in 2011.  Now the operators of TD Ameritrade Park, home of the College World Series in downtown Omaha, and Werner Park, home of the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers (Pacific Coast League) in nearby Sarpy County, must focus on maintaining that momentum going into 2012.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Design Firms Sues Ramapo LDC

Omaha (NE)-based DLR Group Architecture and Engineering is suing the Ramapo (NY) Local Development Corporation for $62,061 stilled owed to the firm for designing the new ballpark for the indy pro Rockland Boulders (Can-Am League).  Nearly$1.5 million has already been paid on the contract.  According to RLDC Executive Director Aaron Troodler, “There were a number of issues relating to the design Continue reading

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College World Series Begins Today

The College World Series at the new TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha (NE) begins today with Game 1 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) between Vanderbilt and North Carolina.  View complete schedule here.

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TD Ameritrade Park Opens for Business

With brisk winds and temperatures dropping into the 30s, it wasn’t quite a packed house at 24,000-seat TD Ameritrade Park last night in Omaha (NE), as the new home for the College World Series was christened with a college game between Nebraska and Creighton.  The announced attendance was 22,197.  Creighton officials estimated attendance at 18,000, but that number seems a bit high to us, based on Continue reading

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Opening Day Next Week for TD Ameritrade Park

Crews are putting the finishing touches on TD Ameritrade Park, the new home for the College World Series, as operators prepare to host a sell-out crowd of 24,000 for a game next Tuesday between  Nebraska and CreightonRead more here,

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