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WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

A first kiss is a special moment in a person’s life. If you’re West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, it’s a moment that can come back and haunt you during the Mountaineers’ season opener against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Trickett revealed a little secret about himself during his Tuesday meeting with local media. His first kiss…

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Football Continues to Focus on Season Opener Against West Virginia

Football Continues to Focus on Season Opener Against West Virginia

The football team practiced for about two hours Tuesday afternoon in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility as the Crimson Tide continue its West Virginia preparations.

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CFT Preseason Top 25: No. 3 Alabama

CFT Preseason Top 25: No. 3 Alabama

2013 record: 11-2 overall, 7-1 in SEC (T-1st in SEC West) 2013 postseason: Sugar Bowl vs. Oklahoma (45-31 loss) 2013 final AP/coaches’ ranking: No. 7/No. 8 Head coach: Nick Saban (165-57 overall; 78-16 in seven years at Alabama) Offensive coordinator: Lane Kiffin (first season) 2013 offensive rankings: 25th rushing offense (205.6 ypg); 49th passing offense (248.5 ypg); 33rd total offense (454.1 ypg); 17th scoring offense (38.2 ppg) Returning offensive starters: Eight…

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Crimson Tide Kicks Off Game Week Practices

Crimson Tide Kicks Off Game Week Practices

The football team practiced for about two hours Monday afternoon in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility as the Crimson Tide got its game-week preparations underway.

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Football to Open 2014 Season Against West Virginia on Saturday

Football to Open 2014 Season Against West Virginia on Saturday

The football team opens the 2014 season on Saturday, August 30, when it takes on West Virginia in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game will mark the first time the teams have met on the gridiron.

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Tide’s QB depth chart? ‘Blake Sims/Jacob Coker’

Tide’s QB depth chart? ‘Blake Sims/Jacob Coker’

This time last week, Nick Saban was waiting for someone at the quarterback position to “grab the bull by the horns.”  With the opener a mere five days away, there’s nary a bull in sight let alone a set of horns within arm’s reach. On the depth chart released Monday, the quarterback position was listed…

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Football Continues Prep for West Virginia

Football Continues Prep for West Virginia

The football team practiced for about two hours Saturday afternoon in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility with game planning for West Virginia in full swing.

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Crimson Tide Moves Outside for Friday Workout

Crimson Tide Moves Outside for Friday Workout

The football team practiced for roughly 90 minutes Friday afternoon in shells at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields with the first game of the season just eight days away.

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Football Moves Indoors for Thursday Practice

Football Moves Indoors for Thursday Practice

The Crimson Tide continued preparations for its season opener with a two-hour practice in full pads in the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility on Thursday afternoon. The practice was the 22nd of fall camp, leaving Alabama nine days away from kicking off its 201…

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Crimson Tide Turns Up the Heat at Practice

Crimson Tide Turns Up the Heat at Practice

The football team practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields for two hours Wednesday in full pads with temperatures in the mid-90s.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Another opener, an eighth different Auburn starting QB

Another opener, an eighth different Auburn starting QB

Jeremy Johnson gets the start in the season-opener against Arkansas on Saturday and will become the Tigers’ eighth different opening day quarterback in a row.

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Corey Grant, Cameron Artis-Payne share top spot at Auburn

Corey Grant, Cameron Artis-Payne share top spot at Auburn

Tigers are pairing Sammie Coates with newcomer Duke Williams to help make the passing go even farther.

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Auburn’s defense looking better, says Gus Malzahn

Auburn’s defense looking better, says Gus Malzahn

The Tigers’ defense is playing better after finally welcoming back a coordinator, and that’s not all that’s in this newsy, notebook-like story.

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Tiger Talk Moves to Monday; The Huddle Headlines Thursday at Ariccia

Tiger Talk Moves to Monday; The Huddle Headlines Thursday at Ariccia

The Auburn IMG Sports Network’ popular weekly call-in radio show has moved to Monday nights beginning tonight. The show will still broadcast live from Victory Grill off Bent Creek Rd, and air at 7 p.m.

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Experience counts in Ellis Johnson’s lineup at Auburn

Experience counts in Ellis Johnson’s lineup at Auburn

“I’m going to be careful, our very first ballgame being an SEC opponent, a 100-degree heat factor, and about 80-something-thousand people, I’m going to err on the side of the veterans,” says the Tigers’ defensive coordinator.

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A year later, Auburn more comfortable going into season

A year later, Auburn more comfortable going into season

“This year, everybody knows what we’re doing,” says defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson. “It’s been much more comfortable in the system. We just have a better feel for our football team right now.”

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Auburn goes old school with early practice

Auburn goes old school with early practice

The Tigers practiced early leading up to a Saturday off before the start of the season next week against Arkansas

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Auburn EveryDay and Football Reviews Shows Back for 2014

Auburn EveryDay and Football Reviews Shows Back for 2014

The Auburn IMG Sports Network, in conjunction with War Eagle Productions, is set to launch a new season of the Auburn Football Every Day Show and the popular Auburn Football Review Show.

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It’s time for a dress rehearsal at Auburn

It’s time for a dress rehearsal at Auburn

The Tigers will play like it’s game day on Friday to get ready for the Aug. 30 season-opener against Arkansas

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Nick Marshall among 10 Auburn players on coaches All-SEC

Nick Marshall among 10 Auburn players on coaches All-SEC

Sammie Coates, Reese Dismukes and Nick Marshall are on the first team on a squad heavy with Tigers on the various first, second and third teams.

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Outland Trophy candidate won’t start at center for Beavers

One of college football’s finest centers won’t be on the field during the first weekend of play when the Oregon State Beavers host the Portland State Vikings . Junior Isaac Seumalo, who was named to the Outland Trophy watch list, is still recovering from a broken foot he suffered during the Hawaii Bowl against the Boise State…

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WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

WVU QB admits first smooch was with Nick Saban’s daughter

A first kiss is a special moment in a person’s life. If you’re West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, it’s a moment that can come back and haunt you during the Mountaineers’ season opener against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Trickett revealed a little secret about himself during his Tuesday meeting with local media. His first kiss…

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Brian Kelly: Everett Golson is ‘taking next step of leadership’

When Everett Golson was readmitted to Notre Dame, the quarterback had to prove himself all over again. Golson started 11 games in 2012, including the BCS National Championship Game, but he wasn’t handed the starting position upon his return. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly eventually named Golson the team’s starting quarterback Aug 13. Since then, Golson has grown into a…

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Report: North Carolina investigates alleged hazing

It seems academic fraud, illicit benefits and NCAA sanctions weren’t embarrassing enough for the North Carolina Tar Heels football program. Head coach Larry Fedora was eventually hired to replace the ousted Butch Davis and interim coach Everett Withers to give the program a fresh slate. Instead, Fedora is going to be  mired in yet another controversy within the…

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SEC teams rush to schedule the Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Jayhawks football is growing in popularity, albeit for all the wrong reasons. As conferences attempt to improve their non-conference schedules in order to be more attractive options for the College Football Playoff, the Jayhawks are one of the few teams which play in a Power Five conference that are still classified as a potential…

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Iowa converts frosh LB to FB due to depth issues

In an attempt to build depth in Iowa’s backfield, freshman linebacker Aaron Mends will get a look at fullback, according to The Gazette‘s Marc Morehouse. The move was necessitated by a season-ending injury to Iowa’s starting fullback, Adam Cox. Mends will now be the team’s only depth at fullback behind junior Macon Plewa. Mends was considered a…

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Finally, somebody asked Johnny Manziel for his take on Ohio State

Because inquiring minds want to know, we now have Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on the record about his state of Ohio State in the fallout of star quarterback Braxton Miller going down for the 2014 season with a right shoulder injury. “I don’t wish that for anybody,” Manziel said of Miller’s injury, according to…

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UCLA center may be questionable for opener

UCLA will start the 2014 season with one of the most hyped quarterbacks around the country with Brett Hundley. But who will be the player responsible for snapping the football into Hundley’s hands? That responsibility has been expected to belong to Jake Brendel, but with the season opener days away there could be some wait and see.…

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Braxton Miller’s surgery goes well

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller underwent surgery on his right shoulder Tuesday morning. All indications are the surgery went well. Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer was asked for his update on Miller during the weekly Big Ten conference call. Meyer said he had spoken with his quarterback in the morning and was pleased to share…

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Tulane’s top running back faces charges over stolen bike

Last week Tulane suspended a top defensive leader for the first half of the first game of the season. Now another key player received a suspension, this time on offense. Running back Robert Kelley is facing criminal charges for simple robbery and simple battery following an incident over a stolen bicycle. Tulane has suspended Kelley indefinitely…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Miles Previews Season Opener at Weekly Luncheon

Miles Previews Season Opener at Weekly Luncheon

BATON ROUGE — On Monday, LSU Football Head Coach Les Miles previewed Saturday’s season-opening contest against No. 14 Wisconsin in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at Houston’s NRG Stadium.

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Football Tours Redesigned Lockerroom

Football Tours Redesigned Lockerroom

BATON ROUGE – The nine-month renovation of LSU’s game day locker room in Tiger Stadium was revealed to football team on Friday, the first time that the squad has seen the area since last year’s season-finale against Arkansas.

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Eleven Tigers on Coaches’ Preseason Football Teams

Eleven Tigers on Coaches’ Preseason Football Teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – LSU placed a league-leading 11 representatives on the 2014 Preseason Coaches All-Southeastern Conference Football Teams, the SEC announced Thursday.

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Hilliard Rushes for 100 Yards in Second Scrimmage

Hilliard Rushes for 100 Yards in Second Scrimmage

BATON ROUGE – Kenny Hilliard continued to build on what has been an outstanding fall camp for the senior running back Tuesday as he rushed for 100 yards in LSU’s second full-scale scrimmage of the preseason here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

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‘Les Miles Show’ to Debut at TJ Ribs; CST to Re-Air

‘Les Miles Show’ to Debut at TJ Ribs; CST to Re-Air

BATON ROUGE — The Les Miles Show presented by Capital One Bank will have its 2014 debut on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. CT from TJ Ribs on Acadian Thruway.

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Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

Football Sells Record 74,350 Season Tickets

BATON ROUGE – LSU has sold out of season tickets for the 11th-straight year, as a school-record 74,350 season tickets have been purchased for the 2014 home slate, associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.

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Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

Football Ranked No. 13 in Preseason Coaches Poll

BATON ROUGE – For the second-straight season, the LSU football team was ranked No. 13 in the newly named Amway Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday.

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Two LSU freshmen arrested last week by campus police in separate incidents | Saturday Down South

Two LSU freshmen arrested last week by campus police in separate incidents | Saturday Down South

It just hasn’t been that good of a month for Lealaimatafao. News broke last week

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Top three realistic targets- July: LSU Tigers | Saturday Down South

Top three realistic targets- July: LSU Tigers | Saturday Down South

LSU is one of the SEC’s programs that has a lot of room to grow

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Rockies held to one hit in 3-0 loss to Giants – USA TODAY


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Rockies held to one hit in 3-0 loss to Giants
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau was in protect mode with two strikes when he flicked his bat at a low pitch from Giants starter Madison Bumgarner and doubled down the right field line. It wound up being Colorado’s lone …
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Dodgers’ six runs in 4th lead to win against DBacks – USA TODAY


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Dodgers’ six runs in 4th lead to win against DBacks
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PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball’s replay review system worked well for the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night in their 9-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers plated six runs in the fourth inning thanks in large part to two overturned out calls and …
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Postgame notes: “You’d like to be able to limit it a little bit more” – The Journal News | LoHud.com


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Postgame notes: “You’d like to be able to limit it a little bit more”
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If a five-game winning streak is going to end, it might as well end like this. There was no one play that made the difference. No one player let them down. The Yankees simple did not pitch very well, didn’t hit very well, and they got beat by a pretty good Tigers …
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