Sept. 5, 2014 Edition

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Special Report: Why stealing bases is so vital in today’s game of college and high school baseball.

• Louisville’s Dan McDonnell explains his powerful running game that has produced 283 stolen bases over last 2 seasons.

• U.C. Irvine Coach Mike Gillespie explains how to stop the running game. Over the last 7 years, his teams have only allowed 204 stolen bases in 427 chances.

Extensive College Baseball Summer Coverage: Complete look at who won the various college summer leagues across the nation.

• In-depth coverage of NBC World Series.

NBC All-American team.

Cape Cod championship series winner, top players.

All-star teams in various summer leagues .

• $40 million master plan scheduled at Mississippi State to redo ballpark.

Editorial: Arms race has just been throttled up with Big 5 Conferences being allowed autonomy.

Lou Pavlovich Column: Weighted ball training for pitchers had its start 51 years ago at Michigan State under Danny Litwhiler.

Charlie Greene Column: Infielders must be ready for options on third outs to prevent bad mistakes.

• Pitch Recognition plan from Dr. Peter Fadde pays big dividends for Southeast Missouri State University.

New NCAA Rules: 2015 rules focus on umpires getting calls right.

• New High School Rules: Video monitoring during games for coaching purposes will be allowed starting in 2015.

• Amherst travels to Japan after $250,000 travel costs covered.

• Elite UCLA closer David Berg will return for senior season.

Obituaries: Legends of college coaching, John Winkin and Ron Oestrike, pass.

USA Baseball coverage: Collegiate national team wins Honkball Week in the Netherlands over Japan but closes season with 5 straight losses against Cuba. We also look at the top players on the Collegiate national team. Plus, we look at the 15 & Under national team as it finished second to Cuba at the WBSC 15U World Cup.

Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Balk calls create interesting situations in pro rules.

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