Archive for April, 2011

NFL Draft Tonight At Radio City Music Hall

By Posted on: April 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

  Will Cam make NFL history tonight with a Number 1 pick? The NFL lockout is over for the time being and its now time for the NFL’s Prime Time show of the 2011 draft. The first round of the circus begins tonight at Radio City Music Hall and goes through Saturday. ESPN and the NFL network will Continue Story…

Newton Gets Historic No.1 NFL Pick

By Posted on: April 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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   NFL Commissioner  Roger Goodell with NFL’s No.1 Draft Pick.  ”I could scream right now, but I know that’s not the sane thing to do,” Cam Newton said after being named the NFL’s No.1 overall draft pick.   ”I’m happy it’s over….Now we can put the cap on the bottle … We’re going on a much-needed vacation.” What Continue Story…

Thursday Grab Bag

By Posted on: April 28th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

  It’s a somber morning in the state of Alabama, as dozens of communities will begin cleaning up after a day of historic storms. Dozens of communities have been devastated, none worse than Tuscaloosa. At this time, 64 people are confirmed dead state-wide. Our hearts go out to the many folks impacted by the storms. Continue Story…

Auburn’s Stable Full of Quarterbacks

By Posted on: April 27th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

 Will Zeke Pike be one of the next great Auburn Quarterbacks? On an autumn Saturday in 2008, I remember talking to Charlie, a long time tailgate friend about the Chris Todd - Kodi Burns quarterback controversy. We had, had the discussion before. Charlie said, “I just don’t understand why Auburn can’t get some top notch quarterbacks in here to play.” Continue Story…

Auburn Receives Bid For NCAA Golf Tournament

By Posted on: April 26th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

Auburn SEC Champion Golf Team will play in NCAA National Tournament. The Auburn Tiger SEC Champions women’s Golf Team has been selected for the NCAA National Tournament. The number 13 Tigers will begin play in the NCAA East Regional Championship May 5-7 at the LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Florida, The Tigers are one of nine teams in Continue Story…

An Open Letter To Sirius/XM Satellite Radio

By Posted on: April 25th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

The following is a letter to Mel Karmazin, CEO of Sirius/XM Satellite Radio:   Dear Mr. Karmazin: I’m writing you on behalf of all the decent people in the state of Alabama. I write you not as an Auburn fan, but a concerned citizen of this state. While I wear orange-and-blue, I know I’m joined Continue Story…

Ohio State’s Jim Tressel Should Resign

By Posted on: April 25th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Breaking news on Monday that the NCAA sent to Ohio State a ‘notice of allegations’ that head coach Jim Tressel lied to them about the eligibility of players in the now infamous tattoo-gate incident and committed unethical behavior by attempting to cover the incident up. This latest development is on the heels of Tressel’s decision earlier this Continue Story…

Another Week, Another Wacky Story.

By Posted on: April 21st, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody. If you are like me, you have to be extremely sick of the “journalism” surrounding Auburn, Alabama. In this week’s “News of the Weird,” outlets around the country reported that accused tree poisoner Harvey Updyke was beaten at an Opelika gas station after his court appearance. Like many folks in the state Continue Story…