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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…

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 Could be a Nightmare for SEC Defenses in 2014

By Posted on: June 11th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 5 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                                    (photo:Auburn media, Anthony Hall)He signed to play for Auburn out of junior college and even though Gus Malzahn said he was a, “great athlete, an impact player (that could) come in and give Auburn a chance right off the bat,” he didn’t garner that much press attention heading into the 2013 summer workouts. Now Continue Story…

To the Men of that Era

By Posted on: June 5th, 2014 in Football, Memories 10 Comments »

  Helmet insignia of the 1st Engineer Special Brigade.On an early June evening 70 years ago, many thousands of young men waited in trepidation for a decision to be made. On stormy seas, in the depths of rolling cargo ships, they waited. Most were unable to sleep despite the exhaustion that comes from preparing for military operations, what Continue Story…

Change on the Horizon for SEC as Part of NCAA Super Division

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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                                      SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (photo:Marvin Gentry,USAToday) The spring meetings of the South Eastern Conference got underway yesterday in Destin, Florida. And for the first time in several years SEC scheduling is not the hot button issue. That Continue Story…

On Behalf of A Grateful Nation

By Posted on: May 26th, 2014 in Featured Article, News 6 Comments »

I remember it like it was yesterday. The honor guard took the flag from my father’s casket, folded it, and saluted it. Then one of them knelt down in front of me, speaking softly as he placed it in my hands. Although there were more words spoken, what stood out to me was when he Continue Story…

Wild Bill Gets His Due

By Posted on: May 21st, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 6 Comments »

He played with Auburn’s ‘Player of the Century,’ Tucker Frederickson; with Jimmy Sidle, one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play for the Tigers; and with Iron Bowl hero Mailon Kent. He was drafted by both the NFL and the old AFL, playing linebacker with the Lions, Eagles, and the Saints. He played with such Continue Story…

AU Softball Season Ends at NCAA Region Final But – Tigers “Will Be Back”

By Posted on: May 18th, 2014 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
McKenzie Kilpatrick hits a grand slam.in NCAA Championship game in
Minneapolis. (photo:
Zach Bland,AU medai)

McKenzie Kilpatrick hit a grand slam in the NCAA Regional Championship game in Minneapolis. (photo:Zach Bland,AU media)“We were pumped. We wanted to keep going. We wanted to keep going in the post season, but fell a little short.” Auburn Centerfielder Morgan Estell said after the Tigers lost a close NCAA Region Championship game tonight. The Continue Story…