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College World Series 2013 finals: Bruins win first-ever national title

The Bruins won their first-ever national championship in baseball after beating Mississippi State at the College World Series.

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No offense, no problem

With deadened bats and a pitcher-friendly park in Omaha resulting in all-time lows in offensive production, UCLA's championship formula of stingy defense and opportunistic offense may be the new key to success in college baseball.

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News and notes from UCLA's championship

After UCLA captured the baseball national title with an 8-0 win over Mississippi State Tuesday night, we take a quick look at some of the interesting tidbits from its historic victory.

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UCLA celebrates a national championship

The Bruins are partying in Omaha.

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UCLA captures its first baseball title

The Bruins took down Mississippi State, 8-0, Tuesday night to capture their first baseball title in school history.

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Bruins leading 5-0 halfway through

UCLA is now twelve outs away from the national championship.

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Pollorena to replace Graveman for MSU

Mississippi State and UCLA have turned in their lineups for Tuesday night's national championship game, and a surprise pitching change highlights the Bulldogs' card.

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Can the Bulldogs pick up the pace in Game 2?

After getting mired down in UCLA's defensive style of play in Game 1, Mississippi State will need to pick up the offensive pace to take Game 2.

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Time and TV coverage for Tuesday's Game 2

UCLA took a tight Game 1 Monday night in Omaha. Now, Mississippi State looks to bounce back and even the series on Tuesday.

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Bruins' defense delivers Game 1

The Bruins pull to within one win of the national championship, taking Game 1 using the tools that have worked for them all season: great starting pitching, strong defense and timely hitting.

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Plutko holding Mississippi State in check

UCLA's Adam Plutko is pitching a spectacular game to keep the Bulldog offense grounded through six innings.

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UCLA leads Mississippi State 1-0 after 3

The Bruins have capitalized on an early Bulldog mistake in the first inning to take a 1-0 lead.

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CWS finals preview: Mississippi St. Vs. UCLA

The Bulldogs and Bruins take the field Monday night to begin their showdown for the national championship. We take a look at how the two clubs match up.

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Finals Game 1 time and TV schedule

Mississippi State and UCLA square off in Game 1 on Monday night.

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