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Like Gus Malzahn With Football – Clint Meyers Has Brought a ‘New Day’ to Auburn Softball

By Posted on: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 7 Comments »
Teammates congratulate Auburn player Jade Rhodes (8) after a sixth inning home run against Miss State Mar. 22, 2014, at the Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennet/al.com)

Teammates congratulate Auburn player Jade Rhodes (8) after jer sixth inning home run against Miss State March 22, 2014, at the Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn. (photo:Julie Bennett/al.com) “When we began our search for a new softball coach, the goal was to find a proven winner.” Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs on the hiring Continue Story…

Life on the Island

By Posted on: March 21st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 14 Comments »

Defending the edge against Auburn’s Zone Read playNo man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor Continue Story…

Malzahn: Time to Speed Things Up

By Posted on: March 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 5 Comments »
Photo by Julie Bennett/al.com

Photo by Julie Bennett/al.com Can it possibly be the start of spring practice? With the announcement yesterday morning of the hiring of Bruce Pearl as Auburn Head Basketball Coach, it didn’t seem much like opening day of football practice. Besides I still haven’t gotten Rod Bramblett’s voice out of my head and we’re about to Continue Story…

Writing On Wall For NCAA Amateur Status

By Posted on: March 18th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »
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Yesterday, a lawsuit was filed in US federal court in yet another attempt to tear down the amateur distinction of big time college athletes at big time college institutions in an ultimate attempt to get fair compensation for student athletes in the respective multi-billion dollar industries in which they toil. This new suit, against the NCAA Continue Story…

Too Late Not to Draw Battle Lines Over Slowing Down the HUNH

By Posted on: March 12th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 22 Comments »
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Last week the debate over slowing down the Hurry-Up-No-Huddle offenses was put to bed when the NCAA’s Rules Committee withdrew their 10 second proposal to slow the college football game down. However, that doesn’t mean the debate is going away. Not while Nick Saban and Bret Bielema still have a pulpit to speak from. Feeling Continue Story…

Golloway’s Tigers Getting it Together Just in Time for SEC Play

By Posted on: March 11th, 2014 in Baseball, Featured Article 3 Comments »
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              Keegan Thompson  has only given up one earn run this season. (photo:auburntigers.com)After a rough start, new Auburn Baseball Coach Sunny Golloway has his Tigers playing the way he has expected. The Tigers played a good game last week in a one run loss in the Capital City Classic, before sweeping a good Mercer team Continue Story…

You Don’t Know Dabo

By Posted on: March 7th, 2014 in Featured Article 9 Comments »
You Don't Know Dabo

Derrick Roberts: Dabo, thanks for speaking with me today. Are you as ready as I am for some spring football?Dabo Swinney: No problem. Heck yea I’m ready for some spring football. I’m always ready for more football.DR: 2013 was another big season for the Clemson Tigers although the loftiest of expectations weren’t met (National Championship) Continue Story…

Question: On the EVE of the ‘Saban Rule’ Vote … Will Bert and Nicky Get Away With it?

By Posted on: March 5th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 23 Comments »
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It’s all coming to a head tomorrow. The ‘Saban Rule’ that is, it’s scheduled for a vote on March 6th by the NCAA playing rules oversight panel. If it passes it could take effect in the 2014 season. The rule would allow defenses time to substitute between plays as well as give defenders some ability Continue Story…