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Thursday Links O' War: June 5, 2014

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Tonight is the MLB Draft, and Brandon Finnegan is expected to go in the first round. Don't worry though, he's focused on the CWS.

TCU's likely first-round draft pick focuses on CWS goal | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Finnegan will try to help the Horned Frogs reach their second College World Series this weekend against Pepperdine two days after a life-altering moment. He’s expected to be selected in the first round of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on Thursday evening.


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Waves Take on TCU in NCAA Super Regional This Weekend | Pepperdine Sports

The Pepperdine baseball team will head to Fort Worth, Texas to take on TCU in NCAA Super Regional action this week. The Waves and Horned Frogs will face off in a best-of-three series for a spot in the College World Series. The first game will be at 1 p.m. (PT) on Saturday, with the second game on Sunday at 3 p.m. (PT) and the "if necessary" game on Monday at 4 p.m. (PT).

Gary Patterson among nominees for Texas Sports Hall of Fame | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Along with Patterson, the hall’s website lists some notable nominees including former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, US soccer player Clint Dempsey and retired gymnast Nastia Liukin.

TCU signee Drew Gooch fires one-hitter to push Argyle into 3A state finals | Dallas Morning News

The TCU signee pitched a one-hitter in Argyle’s 5-1 victory over Sinton in a Class 3A state semifinal at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Argyle will face College Station in the state championship game at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Disch-Falk.

Jerry Hughes: "I was driving" | ESPN

Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes confirmed Wednesday that he was the other driver in an alleged street race Friday that ended with teammate Marcell Dareus crashing his car into a tree.