Archive for June, 2010

Big 12 Off Life Support, Stabilized, Looking to Grow?

By Posted on: June 14th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Breaking this evening, after moving up a meeting set originally for Tuesday, the remnants of the Big 12, led by Texas, have decided to remain in the conference, as the Horns have turned down an invite from the PAC 10, which would effectively prevent any other Big 12 schools from straying as well. Not that they really Continue Story…

Hammer Dropped on USC

By Posted on: June 10th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Quite the day in CFB this Thursday.Not only all the conference defections, but USC’s long awaited penalties from the Pete Carroll era are finally in: A 2-year ban on post season games, the loss of 30 scholarships and the vacation of all victories in which an ineligible player (Reggie Bush) participated. Bush has been ruled to have Continue Story…

Two Carolina Teams in Two Weeks

By Posted on: June 10th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! We’re back again with another preview of an Auburn opponent for the 2010 footballl season. For the second week in a row, Auburn will host a team from South Carolina. On September 25th, Auburn will battle the South Carolina Gamecocks in Jordan Hare Stadium. South Carolina’s last visit in 2005 didn’t go so well Continue Story…

First Shoe to Drop: Nebraska to Big Ten by Friday?

By Posted on: June 9th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Mere days after supposedly being given an ultimatum to tell the Big 12 if theyshould stay or go, Omaha.com is reporting that Nebraska University could join the Big Ten by this weekend, even as soon as Friday. NU chancellor Harvey Perlman has declined all interviews and will be meeting with his board of regents on Friday in Lincoln. Although no Continue Story…

Magical Season Comes To An End

By Posted on: June 9th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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Creede Simpson greeted at home plate after his dramatic 3 run homer in the NCAA Regional.   We all knew this Cinderella season had to come to an end some time. Well the brakes were applied by Clemson Monday night when Auburn lost the NCAA Regional Championship game 13-7. However, the game was much closer than Continue Story…

SEC Publications Hit The Shelves

By Posted on: June 7th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Chances are you’ve already come across one of the preseason college football publications at the supermarket or the bookstore. For me, it’s a sign that football is just around the corner. Who cares if they arrive nearly a month before the official start of summer? It sure feels like fall when you have them in Continue Story…

Tuesday College Football Grab Bag

By Posted on: June 7th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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What I learned in college football this past week:   That the University of Texas lady is a tramp. The Horns are rapidly becoming the most hated team in CFB just by having their name shopped around from everywhere from the Big Ten to the PAC-10 to even the SEC. Sure, they’re the biggest draw in the biggest football state Continue Story…

Mid-Term Recruiting Scorecard

By Posted on: June 7th, 2010 in Football Comments Off

ESPN has Auburn in 9th place early in the rankings for the class of 2011, with five of the top 10 being SEC teams. 1) Texas 2) LSU 3) Alabama 4) Oklahoma 5) Ohio State 6) FSU 7) Florida 8) Georgia 9) Auburn 10) USC.  Yea, that’s right. Auburn ahead of USC at the moment. Must be Continue Story…