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Mixing hoops with hits

When Mike Fox was hired in 1998 to revive North Carolina's baseball program, former basketball coach Dean Smith was one of the first to call and welcome him back to Chapel Hill. That was fitting. Because without Smith, Fox -- whose third-seeded team begins play in its second consecutive College World Series tonight against Mississippi State -- may never have become a coach in the first place. (Raleigh News & Observer)


Recent Baseball Articles:

Dustin Ackley continues hot hitting in July

Mariners tab Kyle Seager for Heart and Hustle Award

Dustin Ackley robs homer with leaping grab, joins 'catch of the year' discussion

Reilly Hovis Named To Cape Cod All-Star Team

Michael Russell launches pro baseball career


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