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One of the Greatest Sporting Events in the World is Being Held This Week

By on April 8th, 2015 in Other Sports 8 Comments »
Masters-Golf-Tournament-WGI The first week of April always showcases one of the greatest events in all of sports when the Masters Golf Tournament is held at the historic Augusta National Golf Club. Few sporting events command the public's attention like the Masters. Even people who are not normally golf fans seem to have some interest in the first stop on ... Read Full Story

Malzahn Believes Defense Headed in Right Direction

By on April 7th, 2015 in Football 5 Comments »
17188321-mmmain March and April usher in change in the south as the winds of spring blow, cool mornings give way to warmer, humid days, bringing the awareness of new beginnings - of new directions.It's a realization that affects college football as much as it does the weather. And nowhere has change been more evident in the Auburn football prog... Read Full Story

Dufner’s Divorce: A loss for the Average Guy (Who’s Worth Millions)

amanda-dufner-bikini-golf One of my favorite weeks of the year is here. The Masters gets underway on Thursday in Augusta and with it the official return of spring. I’m not sure there’s a more beautiful place on earth than that swath of land developed by Bobby Jones.For former Auburn golfer Jason Dufner, he hopes the change of season is a sign of bett... Read Full Story

Auburn Gymnastics Hosts NCAA Regional … Look to Continue Momentum Toward Nationals – (Update: Tigers advance to nationals!)

By on April 4th, 2015 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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Auburn scored 196.900 – its best NCAA Regional score in school history to become one of only 12 teams in the country to advance to the NCAA National Gymnastics Championships which will be held April 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Do or Die for Auburn Baseball

By on April 3rd, 2015 in Baseball 3 Comments »
9879460 Auburn baseball enters the weekend in an interesting position. Sitting at the bottom of the SEC West standings with a 3-6 conference record, the Tigers can turn that all around with a few convincing wins this weekend against Arkansas in Plainsman Park. Following a hot start to the regular season with impressive victories against... Read Full Story

Tiger Football Team Is Back at Work!

By on April 2nd, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! As spring break of 2015 draws to a close, the Auburn Tigers are back on the practice field, popping pads and working on getting better. Today we take a look at the team's progression thus far. Initial practices have focused on installation on both offense and defense. This Saturday ...

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Auburn Spring Practice Update (Is there really a quarterback race?)

By on April 1st, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
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One of the quarterbacks has seen the handwriting on the wall. The JUCO transfer reportedly came to his coaches and asked to be moved to wide receiver. However, Malzahn hinted that he ...

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Marcus Davis Will be Auburn’s Under the Radar Quiet Assassin in 2015

By on March 31st, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
BN-FI286_auburn_J_20141101224411-USAToday Auburn Football lost eight starters off of the 2014 offense, including quarterback Nick Marshall. Yet the Tigers are excited about the potential to be explosive in 2015. That's due in large part because Marshall's heir apparent, Jeremy Johnson, is expected to bring a new dimension to the offense."We're definitely going to emphas... Read Full Story

Bruce Pearl to Tennessee?

By on March 30th, 2015 in Basketball 6 Comments »
Apparently some Tennessee fans want their coach back. Yeah that coach – our coach. Following Friday’s firing of men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, the Volunteers are in the market for their third coach in three years. As is the norm these days, fans took the logical route to raising money for Bruce Pearl’s buyout: Go... Read Full Story

Count On Me

635554727721290337-Gus-Malzahn-Will-Muschamp In recent years, the Auburn football program typically makes the headlines at some point or another during the offseason. Whether it's for the latest recruiting scandal, injury reports, or even the occasional suspension, drama typically follows the program during spring practice. But this offseason has been a different story --... Read Full Story

When Did We Start Believing in the Malzhan Offense?

By on March 26th, 2015 in Football 4 Comments »
Fannin 2009 An underdog Auburn offense shined against the Rebels in 2009.(AP Photo Todd Graves.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's a spring break Thursday, and not much is happening this week in the Auburn football world. Today, we'll take a trip down memory lane, back to coach Gus Malzhan's first year in Auburn. When Malzhan was first nam... Read Full Story

Can Auburn Softball Keep Up the Pace Against a Murderer’s Row Schedule?

By on March 25th, 2015 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
550f74ec1e8c3.image -wade rackley The No. 8 Auburn softball team is doing something that hasn't been seen on the Plains since before the NCAA dulled down baseball bats after the 2010 season - provide exciting, power hitting performances on the diamond.The 32 - 2 Tigers are filling the stadium with fans and the air with home run bombs. The Orange and Blue hit a r... Read Full Story

Is Sunny Golloway Following Bruce Pearl’s Example?

By on March 24th, 2015 in Baseball 5 Comments »
10770886-Auburn media The Auburn Basketball Team is not a part of this year's March Madness, but after Bruce Pearl gave the program a "can do" transfusion coupled with an exciting run in the SEC Tournament, the future of basketball on The Plains is looking positive for the first time in several years.It's also been an exciting spring for the Softball... Read Full Story

Don’t Plan on a Visit from Notre Dame Anytime Soon

By on March 23rd, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »
If we learned anything last season it’s that strength of schedule matters. Ask Baylor and TCU. Getting the stamp of approval from the college football playoff committee means winning more than just your conference. You need at least one marquee win over another Big Five conference team.Finding those opponents is proving to be ... Read Full Story

Spring Break Awaits the Tigers!

By on March 19th, 2015 in Football 3 Comments »
Sunset 2014 JHS A bit of a rest for the practicing football players.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! By the time spring football practice concludes this afternoon, the Auburn Tigers will be about a third of the way through spring drills. The Tigers will then break for spring like the rest of the students and won't resume pra... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball May be In the Midst of an Historic Season

By on March 18th, 2015 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
10900441 The Auburn softball team is tearing through their season and in the process setting records along the way. The Tigers are 29 - 2 on the year after completing a sweep of Ole Miss Monday night to open Southeastern Conference play.With each win Auburn is steady climbing in national recognition. After the Tigers defeated the Rebels ... Read Full Story

Who Would be Your Pick to Play Running Back at Auburn? – (with poll)

By on March 17th, 2015 in Football 8 Comments »
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Question is, who will succeed All-SEC running back Cameron Artis-Payne? ... Trying to decide on who will be the lead back from this group for Malzahn’s “run first” offense is a good problem to have. Moreover it would be fun to watch all three play, using their different styles and fresh legs to wear down opponents.

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Auburn Basketball Teaches Lessons Beyond the Court

By on March 16th, 2015 in Basketball 9 Comments »
Shame on me. A week ago in this space I questioned why anyone would make the trip to Nashville to watch this Auburn basketball team. Leave it to a group of kids who don’t know the word quit to teach a sometimes cynical middle-aged guy the meaning of team, commitment and belief. Those three magical wins in the SEC Tournament e... Read Full Story

“Nobody Expected Us To Be Here.” – Auburn Guard KT Harrell (Update: UK Stymies Tigers’ Dream)

By on March 14th, 2015 in Basketball 11 Comments »
-b12ec500ddb04ff3 Auburn was not supposed to be here. Not in the semifinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament. But here they are. The 13th-seeded and 15-19 Tigers will be taking on No. 1 and undefeated Kentucky at noon today.It's a lot to ask of these Tigers. It will take an almost supernatural effort to defeat the storied Wildcats. Nevertheless... Read Full Story

New Life For The Tigers (Update: Auburn Headed to Semi-Finals!)

bruce-pearl-ncaa-basketball-sec-conference-tournament-auburn-vs-texas-am Down by ten at the half, I was about to turn the television off. I had seen this one play out many times before, and wasn't ready to relive it again. So I pulled out my laptop and spent my free time elsewhere. However, I left the TV on in the background -- muted. I was in the middle of listening to Jason Isbell's Live From Ala... Read Full Story