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Alabama adding former Chicago Bears DC Mel Tucker to staff

Alabama adding former Chicago Bears DC Mel Tucker to staff

Alabama’s coaching staff has been undergoing some changes this offseason with a handful of coaches leaving to pursue other opportunities. That means Nick Saban has had some vacancies to fill on his staff in Tuscaloosa. Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker looks to be the next addition to the staff. According to Thayer Evans…

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Alabama Football Announces Hiring of Tosh Lupoi as Assistant Coach

Alabama Football Announces Hiring of Tosh Lupoi as Assistant Coach

University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Tosh Lupoi on Monday. Lupoi, who was on Alabama’s staff last season as an analyst, will serve as Alabama’s outside linebackers coach.

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Lane Kiffin to Return as Alabama’s Offensive Coordinator in 2015

Lane Kiffin to Return as Alabama’s Offensive Coordinator in 2015

The 2014 season for the Alabama Crimson Tide was one of the best offensive seasons they have had in their rich 100 plus year history. The one secret ingredient that was thought to help boost that increase in offense was offensive coordinator Lane Kiffi…

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Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Alabama announced earlier Saturday that the Tide would be retaining their offensive coordinator, thus avoiding a third hole on Nick Saban‘s coaching staff.  Of the two remaining holes, one has reportedly been filled, and the head coach didn’t have to go outside the building to fill it. According to Thayer Evans of SI.com, Saban is expected…

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Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

Alabama announces Lane Kiffin will return to Tide in 2015

This past week, Nick Saban stated that, amidst NFL speculation, Lane Kiffin “is committed to us right now.”  It appears that, moving forward, that commitment will include the entire 2015 season. And addresses — and puts an end to — the staff overhaul speculation for good measure. In a press release, and less than two…

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Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Confirms Return To Alabama

Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Confirms Return To Alabama

University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced Saturday that offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin would remain in his current position with the Crimson Tide. Kiffin was a finalist for the Broyles Award last season, which is given annually to the to…

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Overhaul of Alabama coaching staff is ‘complete speculation’

Overhaul of Alabama coaching staff is ‘complete speculation’

As the coaching carousel continues to spin, most coaches want to become a part of the Alabama Crimson Tide staff, not leave it. However, three different assistant coaches have left Nick Saban‘s purview since the team’s 42-35 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl. Tyler Siskey, who served as Alabama’s director of…

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Reggie Ragland and Jarran Reed to Return to Alabama for Senior Seasons

Reggie Ragland and Jarran Reed to Return to Alabama for Senior Seasons

Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland and defensive lineman Jarran Reed announced on Thursday they will return for their senior seasons at the Capstone in 2015 after choosing to bypass early entry into the NFL Draft.

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Cam Robinson and JK Scott Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Cam Robinson and JK Scott Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team

Alabama true freshman left tackle Cam Robinson and punter JK Scott were both named Freshman All-Americans for the 2014 season by the Football Writers Association of America this week.

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Three Alabama Juniors Declare for 2015 NFL Draft

Three Alabama Juniors Declare for 2015 NFL Draft

Juniors Landon Collins, Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon announced they will be forgoing their senior season to enter the 2015 NFL Draft in a press conference in the Naylor-Stone Media Room on Friday.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Auburn will kick off spring practice March 10

Auburn will kick off spring practice March 10

The Tigers will have a new defense and some new offensive players in key positions as we look at some notable football dates…

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He’s got the stats, but Auburn KT Harrell looks for wins

He’s got the stats, but Auburn KT Harrell looks for wins

The Tigers’ guard leads Auburn, and is second in the SEC in scoring, but he’s looking for something beyond the numbers.

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Smooth move: Nick Marshall tops Senior Bowl solo tackles

Smooth move: Nick Marshall tops Senior Bowl solo tackles

Six former Auburn players hit the field in the Senior Bowl on Saturday, with the likes of Cameron Artis-Payne rushing for 43 yards and gaining another 35 yards in catches.

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It’s showtime for six Auburn players at the Senior Bowl

It’s showtime for six Auburn players at the Senior Bowl

Running back Cameron Artis-Payne, the SEC’s leading rusher, has something to prove in a Saturday game that will also showcase Reese Dismukes, Sammie Coates, C.J. Uzomah, Nick Marshall and Gabe Wright.

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Gus Malzahn says his Senior Bowl Six a plus for Auburn

Gus Malzahn says his Senior Bowl Six a plus for Auburn

The Tigers’ coach dropped in on Auburn’s Senior Bowl representatives Thursday, and said Nick Marshall will be a success whatever position he plays.

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Auburn’s Sammie Coates impressing on and off the field

Auburn’s Sammie Coates impressing on and off the field

The Tigers’ big-play receiver and goodwill ambassador is showcasing his abilities during Senior Bowl activities this week in Mobile.

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Cassanova McKinzy says he’ll return for senior season

Cassanova McKinzy says he’ll return for senior season

The Auburn linebacker, who has been one of the team’s leaders in tackles the last two years, says he’s staying in school and won’t enter the NFL Draft.

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Nick Marshall passing the torch after big wins at Auburn

Nick Marshall passing the torch after big wins at Auburn

The quarterback’s two-year Auburn career that began with leading the Tigers to the BCS title game last season ended Thursday in a 34-31 loss to Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl. He then quietly passed the offense over to backup Jeremy Johnson.

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Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 14

Auburn Tigers in the National Football League – Week 14

Updates from Week 14 on former Auburn Tigers now playing in the National Football League including a huge game for Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.

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Happy 25th Anniversary: When Pat Dye changed Iron Bowl

Happy 25th Anniversary: When Pat Dye changed Iron Bowl

No, sir, Alabama didn’t want to play the Iron Bowl in Auburn. But Pat Dye was determined, and got the Tide to play in Auburn in 1989, a move that forever changed the series.

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Lincoln Riley to make $1 million over two years as Oklahoma’s OC

In a fairly news-y day for the Sooners from Oklahoma, it was revealed Wednesday that new offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley has inked a two-year contract that will pay him $500,000 annually. His contract was approved during an OU Board of Regents meeting. Thanks to Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World, we know Riley will be the Big 12’s…

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Jimbo Fisher’s new contract includes a mighty large buyout

We’ve known of Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher‘s new eight-year contract for more than a month now, but on Wednesday we learned the details of the head Seminole’s new deal. Thanks to an open records request by the Tallahassee Democrat, Florida State revealed that Fisher will earn $5 million a year in 2015, and the…

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Report: OU to delay Memorial Stadium expansion, school president denies it

Oklahoma is planning on postponing the major renovation project to Gaylord Family-Memorial Stadium announced last summer. Or, they’re not. One or the other. A report from SoonerScoop.com released Wednesday stated Oklahoma had informed contractors and architects that it is placing the $370 million project on hold due to “market related” factors. More specifically, the price of…

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Central Florida, Florida Atlantic schedule home-and-home

Central Florida and Florida Atlantic each have short histories as FBS programs. FAU played its first season in 2001, and UCF joined FBS way back in the ancient days of 1996. As such, two programs one would think tussle on a semi-annual basis have only played once, a 33-29 Knights win back in 2003. That…

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Reports: Joker Phillips to coach WRs for NFL’s Browns

It appears that the Joker is back in the coaching game. Following up on reports that began surfacing a couple of days ago, ESPN.com is reporting that Joker Phillips has agreed to become the wide receivers coach of the NFL’s Cleveland Browns.  The organization has not yet announced his hiring, although that’s something that could happen…

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Report: Raiders offer Todd Grantham their DC job

It appears Louisville could indeed be forced to search for a new defensive coordinator. Monday, reports surfaced that the Oakland Raiders had targeted UofL coordinator Todd Grantham for the same position with the NFL club.  Two days later, the courtship between the two sides has reportedly gotten very serious. #Louisville DC Todd Grantham was offered…

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Star FCS QB Vernon Adams will reportedly visit Oregon

It’s not often that an FCS player transfers up to the FBS.  It appears, though, that at least one star at the Level Formerly Known as Div. I-A is at least contemplating such a move. According to Jen Beyrle of The Oregonian via Twitter, Eastern Washington’s Vernon Adams will be visiting Oregon this weekend. While…

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Four-star WR says he wore Vols gear during Auburn visit, denies pot rumors

Don’t you just love the wonderful world of college football recruiting, especially when it comes to the SEC (or the Big Ten)? Four-star 2015 wide receiver Preston Williams has been a verbal commit to Tennessee for the last four months but has still taken visits to, among other places, Georgia and, most recently, Auburn.  It…

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Michigan’s 2015 recruiting trail setting up 2016 inroads

Jim Harbaugh may or may not pull in one of the Big Ten’s top recruiting classes — it’ll more than likely the latter — when it’s all said and done, but what he and his staff are doing now is setting the football program up for the next year’s class. Exactly one week away from National…

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Michael Irvin tells Miami fans to ‘calm their asses down’

Right or wrong, Miami’s Al Golden will likely head into the 2015 season on arguably the hottest coaching seat in America. After improving to 7-5 in 2012 and 9-4 in 2013 after a first season of 6-6, Golden’s Hurricanes dipped back to 6-6 in the 2014 regular season before dropping its bowl game and tumbling…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Football Announces Key Spring Dates

Football Announces Key Spring Dates

BATON ROUGE — LSU has set the dates for spring football practice and other football-related events this spring as the Tigers will begin preparing for their 11th season under head coach Les Miles in 2015.

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Beckham Jr. Catch LSWA’s ‘Headliner of the Year’

Beckham Jr. Catch LSWA’s ‘Headliner of the Year’

It was possibly the most spectacular catch in NFL history. To those who watched him every day during his career at LSU, and even during his time at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, it was not surprising.

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In Focus: Sweet Home Louisiana

In Focus: Sweet Home Louisiana

LSU fans are second to none in the world of sports. It is more than just a game to Tiger fans; it is tradition, but more importantly, a way of life. As the echoing madness erupted through Tiger Stadium on October 25, the Tigers became victorious, and o…

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LSU Issues Parking, Stadium Alerts for GameDay

LSU Issues Parking, Stadium Alerts for GameDay

BATON ROUGE – Another record-setting crowd will be on hand Saturday when 14th-ranked LSU hosts fourth-ranked Alabama and school officials are asking fans to arrive early and take part of some of the many activities being held on campus.

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GameDay: Football Returns Home to Face Kentucky

GameDay: Football Returns Home to Face Kentucky

BATON ROUGE – LSU returns to Tiger Stadium for the first time in nearly a month on Saturday when the Tigers host Kentucky in a key Southeastern Conference contest for both teams.

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Fanaika Garners SEC Community Service Team POW

Fanaika Garners SEC Community Service Team POW

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – LSU offensive lineman Hoko Fanaika picked up Southeastern Conference Community Service Team Player of the Week as announced Tuesday by the league office.

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LSU-Kentucky Football to Kickoff at Night

LSU-Kentucky Football to Kickoff at Night

BATON ROUGE — LSU’s Oct. 18 football game against Kentucky in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be televised by the SEC Network, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday.

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In Focus: No Secret

In Focus: No Secret

Junior linebacker Kwon Alexander was synonymous with hype from the moment he set foot on the LSU campus in the fall of 2012. His high school accomplishments and national rankings brought excitement to Baton Rouge and fans did not have to wait long to w…

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Subway’s LSU Football Collector’s Cup Now Available

Subway’s LSU Football Collector’s Cup Now Available

BATON ROUGE – The 2014 LSU Football limited edition collector’s cup is now available at

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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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Kyrie Irving’s career-night delivers Trail Blazers crushing loss – OregonLive.com


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Kyrie Irving’s career-night delivers Trail Blazers crushing loss
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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving, center, drives between Portland Trail Blazersi LaMarcus Aldridge, left, and Will Barton during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. Irving scored a team-high 55 points for the …
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Chile Extends US’s Winless Streak – New York Times


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Chile Extends US’s Winless Streak
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Mark Gonzalez scored in the 66th and 75th minutes, sending Chile to a 3-2 exhibition win and giving the United States its first five-game winless streak since 2007. The 27th-ranked Americans led, 2-1, at halftime on goals by Brek Shea in the sixth minute and …
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