Posts Tagged ‘sec’

NCAA Fought Mike Slive and Slive Won

By Posted on: July 19th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:AP,Butch Dill)In his opening remarks at SEC Media Days, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive stared down the NCAA in a game of chicken and the NCAA blinked. Speaking at the opening of the media event, Slive reiterated the Big 5 Power Conferences’ threat to break a way from the Continue Story…

Good Teams Sometimes Miracle Their Way

By Posted on: November 19th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 15 Comments »

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: November 8th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 16 Comments »
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Hope for the worst, prepare for the worst? It’s not a stretch to say that, looking back, Auburn may have over committed to Gene Chizik after the 2010 BCS National Championship he delivered. Well, Kevin Scarbinsky wants to make sure that since Auburn is doing so well under Malzahn in 2013 that we don’t make the Continue Story…

Has the NCAA Become A Paper Tiger?

By Posted on: June 27th, 2013 in Football 12 Comments »
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Somehow, it’s Auburn’s fault that Oregon and Mississippi State got off light. At least in the court of public opinion. We totally got away with the Cam bit, right?      War Eagle, everybody. We interrupt our usual Thursday preview spot, to examine a few recent NCAA findings. A November to remember must wait a bit. Continue Story…

ESPN Reaches Agreement to Broadcast Sugar Bowl

By Posted on: November 14th, 2012 in Football, News 3 Comments »

ESPN has reached a 12-year agreement with the Southeastern and Big 12 Conferences for the Sugar Bowl (previously referred to as Champions Bowl) in New Orleans. The agreement, which begins in January 2015 with the inaugural game between the two conference champions, will include rights to the Sugar Bowl across ESPN’s platforms through 2026. Each Continue Story…

Circling the Drain

By Posted on: October 15th, 2012 in Football 39 Comments »
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Few will write it yet. I will. Gene Chizik will not return as Auburn head coach next season. Nothing prophetic in that statement. Barring a monumental turnaround that includes wins over Texas A&M, Georgia and Alabama, this program will again be in the market for a new football coach.It’s not a reach to say this Continue Story…

Chizik Watch

By Posted on: October 10th, 2012 in Football 5 Comments »

Gene Chizik’s struggles are now making national news, with numerous outlets beginning to speculate about his future at Auburn. His Tigers enter Saturday’s contest at Oxford as touchdown underdogs. Once unthinkable, Chizik’s tenure on the Plains appears now to be in real trouble. Here are some stories that have popped up around the web today… Continue Story…

From Amazin to Tragic

By Posted on: October 8th, 2012 in Football 11 Comments »
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How ironic that Saturday afternoon started by honoring a group of men who 40 years ago, accomplished more with less than any team in Auburn history. In a span of three hours, Auburn went from Amazin to plain tragic. With a week off to rest and prepare for arguably the worst team in the SEC, Continue Story…