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Do Slive Comments Signal the End of Auburn-Georgia?

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 in Football 5 Comments »

If you are of a certain age, you remember how big the Oklahoma-Nebraska rivalry used to be in the Midwest. Once thought untouchable, the game is now a distant memory. Like that series, conference realignment threatens to kill the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made headlines on Monday when he announced that a Continue Story…

My Soul Will Forever Yell War Eagle!

By Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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Auburn great, Doc Robinson with Auburn Media Relations Director Chuck Gallina, and former Auburn AD David Housel at 2014 Tiger Trail Induction Ceremony. (photo:Anthony Hall/Auburn media relations)A couple of weeks ago I was invited to attend Auburn’s walk of fame (the Tiger Trails) induction ceremony by a tailgate friend from Texas. Holly Byrd usually attends Continue Story…

A Day to Celebrate

By Posted on: April 21st, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »

You’ve got to give a lot of credit to Auburn officials. They know how to throw a party. Arriving on campus Saturday morning for the annual A-Day game, it became apparent immediately that the day was part celebration and part football.The actual game was enough to keep the casual fan’s attention through halftime, but the Continue Story…

Tigers Take to the Air on A-Day!

By Posted on: April 20th, 2014 in Football 6 Comments »
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Nick usually had all day to throw.(All photos by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! On a gray windy day in Auburn, the starting Auburn “Blue” team totally dismantled the “White” backups, 58-3. It was as lopsided as any A-Day I’ve ever witnessed. What was truly impressive was that once again Auburn fans turned out Continue Story…

A-Day is Here!

By Posted on: April 19th, 2014 in Football 24 Comments »
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A-Day open thread.(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s Auburn football game day once again! It’s A-Day on the Plains, and this one will be nationally televised on ESPN. The game starts at 2:00 PM Central Daylight Time. It’s a great opportunity for us Tiger fans to see what this year’s team looks Continue Story…

Five Questions for A-Day.

By Posted on: April 17th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
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Will the fans pack the stadium again?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! Spring drills draw to a close this week, punctuated by the annual A-Day game at 2:00 PM Central Daylight Time. This year, the A-Day game will be televised live on ESPN. The ticket office at Auburn Arena opens at 8:00 AM, Continue Story…

‘The Times They Are A Changing’ – Whether NCAA Likes it or Not

By Posted on: April 16th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Featured Article, Football 2 Comments »
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When news broke Tuesday of the NCAA’s change in the meal policy for student athletes it hardly registered a blip on the sports media radar screen as a big deal. The governing body’s Legislative Council approved a change that will now allow unlimited meals and snacks to all Division I student-athletes, including walk-ons. That’s big Continue Story…

Kerryon Johnson, Nation’s No.2 Athlete Commits to Auburn

By Posted on: April 15th, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:Bob Gathany, al.com)One of the top players in the state of Alabama and the nation’s No. 2 athlete, Kerryon Johnson committed to Auburn this afternoon. The 6-foot, 200-pound 5-star running back rushed for 1,784 yards and 28 touchdowns at Madison Academy. He also had Continue Story…