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Thursday Ramblings.

By Posted on: February 20th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Football 12 Comments »
Bleak Midwinter

We’re in the bleak midwinter.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody. A long offseason continues, but there is a bit of a light at the end of the tunnel. Snow and ice have given way to thunderstorms and short sleeves here in the Deep South. Auburn football players have begun the dreaded mat drills Continue Story…

Thomas Becomes Only Former SEC Player to Make it to Cooperstown

By Posted on: January 9th, 2014 in Baseball, News 4 Comments »
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The greatest slugger to ever play baseball in the South Eastern Conference was voted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame Wednesday. Former Auburn First Baseman, Frank ‘The Big Hurt” Thomas who played at Auburn between 1987 – 1989 and went on to play for the Chicago White Sox, received nearly 84% of the votes Continue Story…

“Cody (not) at the Tee” (with apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer)

By Posted on: November 18th, 2013 in Baseball, Football, Memories 7 Comments »
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Tim Hudson Out for Season After Suffering Serious Injury

By Posted on: July 25th, 2013 in Baseball, News Comments Off
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              The Met’s Eric Young,Jr. shakes the hand of injured Braves pitcher Tim Hudson It was a hard thing to watch when replays of former Auburn great and Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson’s injury were shown last night in a game against the New York Mets. He will have to undergo surgery for a broken Continue Story…

“Somebody’s Watching Me”

By Posted on: June 28th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Featured Article, Football, Other Sports 15 Comments »

                                                                                           A smartly dressed Auburn man. A few months ago, while I was driving to work, I reached the end of my cul-de-sac where a stop Continue Story…

Is Auburn Turning the Corner?

By Posted on: June 17th, 2013 in Baseball, Other Sports 4 Comments »

The hiring of a softball and baseball coach hardly signifies the return of a once great athletic program. But there’s little doubt that last Friday’s announcements sent a loud and clear message to the rest of the SEC.Athletic Director Jay Jacobs’s job will not be saved based on the results of spring sports. Like every Continue Story…

Jay Jacobs Hits Homerun With Sunny Golloway Hire

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Baseball, News 10 Comments »
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After evaluating over a half dozen coaches to replace John Pawlowski, Auburn AD Jay Jacobs hit a home run tonight when he announced the hiring of Oklahoma’s Head Coach, Sunny Golloway. Under pressure to deliver, Jacobs said he was looking for proven winners who could contend for championships. He got his man in hiring Galloway Continue Story…

Oklahoma TV Reports Galloway is New Auburn Baseball Coach

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in Baseball, News Comments Off

The Channel 6 news in Norman, Oklahoma is reporting breaking news that Oklahoma coach Sunny Galloway has accepted the job at Auburn University. Quote: “After nine seasons, four super regionals and a College World Series appearance, Oklahoma baseball coach Sunny Golloway has decided to leave Norman. Sources are confirming that Golloway has accepted the vacant Continue Story…