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College World Series: America’s Perfect Sporting Event

Published by on June 14, 2013

As I gaze out over the skyline high atop TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, I realize that I'm sitting at the site of what may well be the greatest and perhaps only perfect sporting event in the United States.

Every sport has a championship, but few play theirs at the same venue in the same town every year. Few towns who host championships do so with the pride, passion and precision that Omaha does. It is not the final destination of just two or four teams looking to win a title. Eight teams, often from different corners of the country gather here every year, bringing with them their fans. Most of those fans are native to the city or state the teams play in, turning Omaha into the ultimate melting pot of American culture. 

The people cheering for UCLA couldn't be anymore different from the people rooting for LSU, but in Omaha, they all come together to make the College World Series the perfect All-American event.

This city, normally a midwestern hub of insurance companies, construction giants and Fortune 500 headquarters, all but shuts down for two weeks in the middle of June and transform...

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