The College World Series opens in Omaha, Neb., on Saturday with Mississippi State facing Oregon State (ESPN2, noon) and Indiana playing Louisville (ESPN, 5 p.m.).

The Bulldogs feature outfielder Hunter Renfroe, who was the No. 13 overall draft pick by San Diego. The only higher MLB draft choice in the CWS is North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran, taken sixth by Miami.

Sunday's games are top-seeded North Carolina vs. North Carolina State and UCLA vs. LSU.

  • Tucson prosecutors say all charges were dropped against Arizona running back Ka'Deem Carey in a domestic violence case. The charges stemmed from an alleged incident in December involving his ex-girlfriend. As a sophomore last season, Carey led the nation in rushing with 1,929 yards and set a school record with 23 touchdowns.

  • The NCAA hearings to determine if Miami committed major infractions involving former booster Nevin Shapiro ended in Indianapolis after 161/2 hours over two days. The Committee on Infractions typically releases its report six to eight weeks after a hearing.

    NFL

    Tarvaris Jackson, Seattle's starting quarterback in 2011, re-signed with Seahawks and will compete with Brady Quinn for the backup job behind Russell Wilson. Jackson was traded to Buffalo last August but released earlier this week.

  • The New York Jets signed former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. to a one-year deal. Winslow played in just one game last season with New England before asking for his release.

  • Restricted free agent wide receiver Victor Cruz signed his $2.879 million tender with the New York Giants, and the sides will continue to work on a long-term deal.

  • Former Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel, Buffalo's first-round draft pick, signed a four-year deal worth a reported $8.9 million.

    Motor sports

    Carl Edwards topped qualifying for the first time this season with a lap of 202.452 mph at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. Kurt Busch (201.879) was second in qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR race at the two-mile oval, while Sprint Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson was 17th.

  • All four Andretti Autosport drivers landed in the top five of qualifying at the Milwaukee Mile. Marco Andretti won the pole with a two-lap average speed of 170.515 mph, James Hinchcliffe was second, Ryan Hunter-Reay fourth and E.J. Viso fifth. Will Power broke up an Andretti sweep by qualifying third for Saturday's IndyCar race.

    WNBA

    Katie Smith passed Lisa Leslie for second place on the league's career scoring list during the New York Liberty's 78-68 win over the Connecticut Sun. Smith finished the game with 10 points, giving her 6,272 in her WNBA career -- nine more than Leslie. She's still nearly 800 points behind all-time leader Tina Thompson, who has announced she plans to retire at the end of this season.

    Boxing

    Bernard Hopkins' defense of his IBF light-heavyweight title against Germany's Karo Murat on July 13 in New York was canceled because Murat could not get a visa from the State Department.

  • WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia failed to make weight for his Saturday fight against Juan Manuel Lopez in Dallas. The bout will go on, with Lopez regaining the title if he wins. It will be vacant if Garcia wins.

  • Riddick Bowe ended his debut in Thai kickboxing with a thud in the second round. The 45-year-old former world heavyweight champion took a beating from Levgen Golovin in Pattaya.

    "It's much harder than boxing," said Bowe, who made $150,000.