Posts Tagged ‘Auburn blogs’

Former Tiger Tim Puetz Plays Today in Second Round at Wimbledon – (Updated: Puetz impressive in loss)

By Posted on: June 25th, 2014 in Featured Article, Other Sports 3 Comments »
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                              Tim Puetz won his debut match at Wimbledon. (photo:Jim Kruger,yahoo)In four seasons at Auburn, star tennis player, Tim Puetz was named All-SEC four times averaging at least 18 wins per season including racking up an incredible .857 winning percentage during his senior year. Now that Puetz is a tennis pro, it comes as no Continue Story…

Judge in Ed O’Bannon Case Appears to be Leaning Toward Decision to Radically Change College Sports

By Posted on: June 24th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News 5 Comments »

In July, 2009 former UCLA All-American Basketball Player Ed O’Bannon filed a suit against the NCAA to allow players to sell the rights to their names, images and likenesses for use on television broadcasts and in video games. The problem with that: The NCAA has always viewed college athletes as amateurs. The official line from Continue Story…

Will You Be Able to See the SEC Network?

By Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
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Yesterday I found myself starring semi-comatose at the Belgium-Russia World Cup Soccer match. This is what happens to college football fans in the summer. You sit in front of the television for six hours watching a sport you don’t understand and then walk away speaking with a British accent.The good news is that Auburn kicks-off Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1994 Auburn vs. Florida

By Posted on: June 20th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

The 1994 edition of Auburn vs. Florida will go down as one of the most exciting wins of the decade. Terry Bowden’s Tigers came to Gainesville riding a 16-game winning streak and most everyone expected it to come to an end against the top-ranked Gators.Led by quarterback Patrick Nix, Auburn came into the game a Continue Story…

West Title on the Line Against LSU.

By Posted on: June 19th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »
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Can Auburn take LSU at home?(Photo by Acid Reign.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. On October 4th, Auburn resumes its SEC West Schedule in earnest, taking on the LSU Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. I’d look for this game to either be the CBS afternoon headliner, or a primetime Continue Story…

Saying Goodbye to Tiger (War Eagle VI)

By Posted on: June 18th, 2014 in Member Post 2 Comments »
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                                                                                                                     (file photo:al.com )‘Tiger’ – the iconic golden eagle that stared the Auburn tradition of eagles flying free in Jordan-Hare Stadium, passed away today. Also known as War Eagle VI, she was 34 years old. Before retiring in 2007, Tiger had a successful 20 year career as part of Auburn football tradition. The Tigers were Continue Story…

Auburn Has More Than 5 Potential Starters on the O-Line (which is) “A Good Problem to Have”

By Posted on: June 18th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett, al.com)A football team is only as good as it’s offensive line. The big uglies don’t get as much attention as the skill players, but every play begins with them. At Auburn the O-Line was the reason the Tigers were good enough to Continue Story…

He Was an Auburn and SEC Legend

By Posted on: June 17th, 2014 in Basketball 2 Comments »

Although he made his home in the Birmingham area, he grew up in Atlanta playing high school ball for Sylvan Hills High. After leading the Bears to two state championships he went on to become an SEC Legend at Auburn University. It was hard to believe the news that he had passed away last Tuesday. Continue Story…