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Sunday, August 9, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Beavers’ roadblock stops Irvine’s magical run


OMAHA – It was a great run. A fun week. An unexpected success.

But every silver lining has a cloud, and Wednesday evening the rain on UC Irvine's parade came out of Oregon.

The defending national champion Oregon State Beavers ended Irvine's improbable College World Series run 6-1 behind the pitching of Daniel Turpen and the largesse of the Anteaters themselves.

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