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Alabama football signee Montel McBride headed to JUCO | Saturday Down South

Alabama football signee Montel McBride headed to JUCO | Saturday Down South

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. _ Montel McBride, a lineman who signed with the University of Alabama in the recruiting Class of 2014, appears to be headed to

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‘Bama yanks one away from the ACC, four-star DB Harrison is now on board | Saturday Down South

‘Bama yanks one away from the ACC, four-star DB Harrison is now on board | Saturday Down South

  Anybody who follows recruiting could see this coming–once Ronnie Harrison got a look at Alabama program and campus this summer, it was hard to

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Football Open Practice and Fan Day Slated for Sunday, August 3

Football Open Practice and Fan Day Slated for Sunday, August 3

The University of Alabama football team’s annual Fan Day, presented by Alumni Hall Store, is set for Sunday, August 3. The Crimson Tide will hold an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be available for aut…

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Crimson Tide set to open camp, host annual Fan Day | Saturday Down South

Crimson Tide set to open camp, host annual Fan Day | Saturday Down South

TUSCALOOSA _ The University of Alabama football program will hold its annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Sunday. The only practice of the year

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Alabama Football: Realistic Expectations for Derrick Henry in 2014 | Bleacher Report

Alabama Football: Realistic Expectations for Derrick Henry in 2014 | Bleacher Report

Have you heard the one about Derrick Henry? Superman wears Derrick Henry pajamas to bed. The Boogeyman checks under his bed for Derrick Henry before

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Rich Rodriguez’s message to Nick Saban: ‘Cry me a river’

Rich Rodriguez’s message to Nick Saban: ‘Cry me a river’

During SEC media days, Alabama head coach Nick Saban once again made his case for a rule to be implemented which would slow some of the uptempo offenses found around college football. Saban cited injury concerns as well as a lack of player development and coaching as reasons why college football needs to slow the…

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Reclaiming the crown: Defense still wins championships | Saturday Down South

Reclaiming the crown: Defense still wins championships | Saturday Down South

It was the breakthrough year of the no-huddle in the age of hurry-up offenses, and the University of Alabama football team was far from having

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Football Tickets for Mississippi State On Sale Beginning Friday

Football Tickets for Mississippi State On Sale Beginning Friday

The public sale of football tickets for the Alabama vs. Mississippi State game will begin on Friday, July 25, at 8 a.m. CT. A limited amount of tickets were made available from returns by the visiting team. Tickets are $75 each.

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SEC West 2014: Ranking and Analyzing The QBs

SEC West 2014: Ranking and Analyzing The QBs

If you ask anyone with knowledge of the game of football they will all likely say the most important position on the field is the quarterback. This is the one position, along with the center, that you are guaranteed to touch the football every possessi…

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Opening line for Auburn-Arkansas game comes with huge asterisk | Saturday Down South

Opening line for Auburn-Arkansas game comes with huge asterisk | Saturday Down South

The early betting lines for the SEC’s first weekend of college football came out Monday. Auburn is a three-touchdown favorite in their season-opener at home

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Auburn’s Fall Camp Schedule, Fan Day Info Released | Saturday Down South

Auburn’s Fall Camp Schedule, Fan Day Info Released | Saturday Down South

Fast is almost upon us. The Auburn Tigers have set their schedule for fall camp through Aug. 10. Head coach Gus Malzahn will first be

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SEC champ Auburn kicking off fall practice Friday

SEC champ Auburn kicking off fall practice Friday

The Tigers will start their fall preparation for another run at the title on Friday afternoon, the first of seven straight days of workouts before getting their first off day.

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Auburn’s talking season highlight: Johnson, a future “NFL quarterback”, will play | Saturday Down South

Auburn’s talking season highlight: Johnson, a future “NFL quarterback”, will play | Saturday Down South

Auburn players officially report for fall camp on Thursday. First day of fall practice is Friday. The Razorbacks come calling in 33 days. So maybe

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Another weekend, another four-star prospect picks Auburn | Saturday Down South

Another weekend, another four-star prospect picks Auburn | Saturday Down South

Richard McBryde is just the kind of kid Auburn wants to get. He’s an in-state four-star prospect, one of the top 10 players in Alabama

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Emotions get the best of Frank Thomas at Hall of Fame

Emotions get the best of Frank Thomas at Hall of Fame

The former Auburn athlete thanks his university, his family and the professional organizations and teammates who helped to baseball’s shine on Sunday.

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Louisville Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Louisville Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Welcome to Louisville, Bobby Petrino. Oops, sorry, we forgot you have been here before. It’s your third run with the Cardinals, in fact – second as head coach. We know the past few years have been a little odd for you with your stint in the…

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Frank Thomas remembers Auburn on way to Hall of Fame

Frank Thomas remembers Auburn on way to Hall of Fame

The former Auburn player and big league slugger recalls some of the people who helped him to baseball’s greatest honor.

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Auburn’s Burning Questions – No. 7: What does the addition of Duke Williams mean? | Saturday Down South

Auburn’s Burning Questions – No. 7: What does the addition of Duke Williams mean? | Saturday Down South

A lot is expected from wide receiver D’haquille “Duke” Williams, the No. 1 junior college receiver in the country last season who committed to Auburn

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It cost $8.78 million for Auburn to buyout Gene Chizik and staff

It cost $8.78 million for Auburn to buyout Gene Chizik and staff

Auburn wanted to buyout the contract of former head coach Gene Chizik so badly the school was willing to carve out $8.78 million just to move on. According to a report from Al.com, Auburn set aside nearly that much to buyout the contracts of Chizik and the assistant coaching staff before bringing Gus Malzahn back…

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Purdue suspends starting safety for first two games

An off-field at the end of last year will cost Purdue’s defensive secondary at the beginning of this season. Second-year head coach Darrell Hazell confirmed to the Indianapolis Star recently that Taylor Richards (no relation) will be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 season. Taylor was arrested last December and charged with…

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Dismissed Bergeron seeking release from UT scholarship

Well, this is a plot twist most wouldn’t necessarily see coming. Last Friday, multiple media outlets reported that Joe Bergeron had been dismissed by new Texas head coach Charlie Strong. The only reason given was the standard “violation of unspecified team rules.” Five days later, the Austin American-Statesman is, citing unnamed family sources, reporting that…

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Third legal strike and Herd RB is out

Unfortunately for Kevin Grooms, in college sports, as in baseball, very, very rarely are you given a fourth strike. Over the weekend, Marshall announced that the running back had been dismissed from the football program. The separation came a few hours after Grooms was arrested on a felony burglary charge as well as misdemeanors of…

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Punishment up in the air for starting Utah QB cited for alcohol

As evidenced by his 16 interceptions last season — second most at the FBS level, and in just nine games no less — Travis Wilson had an issue with the on-field decision-making part of the quarterback equation. As evidenced by a recent incident, the off-field decision-making could use some work as well. Late last week,…

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Bo Pelini suggests foul play by Ole Miss

There is an old football cliche that goes something like this: “If you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t tryin’.” And Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini stopped just short of accusing the Ole Miss Rebels of cheating during a recent recruiting battle. Wide receiver transfer Damore’ea Stringfellow, who originally chose the Washington Huskies as part of the…

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A deluge descends upon UCLA’s campus

A water main break near UCLA’s campus has completely flooded large areas of the university. The football team was forced to quickly move its gear from the onrushing water. The football field is almost completely submerged, and the weight room is reportedly in “bad shape.” #SunsetFlood swamping @UCLA football field pic.twitter.com/FbpybP2cvB — Matt Simansky (@ActionNewsMatt)…

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Report: Three more Longhorns could face a suspension

When four players were dismissed from the Texas Longhorns program last week, there was speculation more players would follow. Three more players have been identified by HornsDigest.com’s Chip Brown as being at risk. Wide receiver Daje Johnson and offensive tackles Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle all face suspension, according to Brown. The trio are apparently…

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Mizzou WR suspended due to a banned substance

The Missouri Tigers’ war of attrition at wide receiver continues. Sophomore Levi Copelin has been suspended for the 2014 campaign due to taking a banned substance. “The reason I am suspended is that I recently bought an over-the-counter nutritional supplement from a local store, and used it as part of my workout routine,” Copelin said…

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WVU’s Wendell Smallwood cleared of charges in murder case

Sometimes, as is the case with West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood, it’s far more prudent to allow the justice system to play itself out before a student-athlete’s future is determined. Smallwood was arrested July 14 on charges of intimidating a witness involved in a murder case. Wilmington (Delaware) police claimed at the time that…

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Jake Heaps expects to start at QB for the Hurricanes

Quarterback Jake Heaps hopes the third time is the charm. Heaps is on his third team in four years. After unsuccessful stints with the BYU Cougars and the Kansas Jayhawks, Heaps has one year of eligibility left to make his mark with the Miami Hurricanes. And Heaps plans to make the most of it as…

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LSU FOOTBALL

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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LSU’s Lealaimatafao, Godchaux cited for theft

LSU’s Lealaimatafao, Godchaux cited for theft

LSU’s Lealaimatafao, Godchaux cited for theft

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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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Tickets Available for Six Football Games

Tickets Available for Six Football Games

BATON ROUGE – Due to returns from visiting teams, a limited number of tickets are currently on sale to the general public for six LSU home games in 2014, associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced.

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Order Fall Sports’ Posters Now

Order Fall Sports’ Posters Now

BATON ROUGE — Official posters for LSU Football, Soccer and Volleyball have arrived and are available for pick-up or online order for those who cannot be on campus for games this fall or the annual Fan Day to be held Aug. 10.

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Injured LSU frosh released from hospital

The news regarding an incoming freshman keeps getting better and better. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, LSU defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was released from a local hospital Wednesday. Two days earlier, Lealaimatafao was rushed to the hospital after reportedly punching a glass window in LSU’s weight room.  The player was reportedly upset following an…

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Fournette First High Schooler to Win Corbett Award

Fournette First High Schooler to Win Corbett Award

NEW ORLEANS – LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette has been named the winner of the 2013-14 James J. Corbett Award, which is presented annually to Louisiana’s top male amateur athlete, the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee announced on Wednesday.

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LSU Gives Media Tour of South End Expansion

LSU Gives Media Tour of South End Expansion

BATON ROUGE – Members of the media got their first in-depth look at the new south endzone expansion of Tiger Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, touring the new 320,000-square foot addition with LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva.

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Miles Returns to ESPN ‘Car Wash’ on Monday

Miles Returns to ESPN ‘Car Wash’ on Monday

BATON ROUGE – LSU coach Les Miles will join six other coaches from the Southeastern Conference in Bristol, Conn., on Monday as the 10th-year head coach will spend the day at ESPN going through the “Car Wash.”

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Annual Fan Day Set for Aug. 10

Annual Fan Day Set for Aug. 10

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

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Purdue suspends starting safety for first two games

An off-field at the end of last year will cost Purdue’s defensive secondary at the beginning of this season. Second-year head coach Darrell Hazell confirmed to the Indianapolis Star recently that Taylor Richards (no relation) will be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 season. Taylor was arrested last December and charged with…

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Jon Lester scratched as trade talk swirls – Boston Globe


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Jon Lester scratched as trade talk swirls
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The Red Sox scratched Jon Lester from his start against the Blue Jays Wednesday night and are preparing to trade him. Righthander Brandon Workman has been recalled from Triple A Pawtucket to replace Lester and manager John Farrell said a …
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Kevin Durant Will Follow in the LeBron James Footsteps – Sportige


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Kevin Durant Will Follow in the LeBron James Footsteps
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Because this is summer and the off-season, things a superstar like Kevin Durant says regarding his future with the Oklahoma City Thunder or his path to the Washington Wizards which in any case won’t be decided in the next two years, seem a lot more …
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