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ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Alabama is not going to rush cornerback Eddie Jackson back to the playing field, but he will be available for the Crimson Tide Saturday against West Virginia if he is needed. Head coach Nick Saban said he would prefer to proceed with caution with Jackson, who underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL in…

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Crimson Tide Fine Tunes Game Plan for Mountaineers

Crimson Tide Fine Tunes Game Plan for Mountaineers

The football team practiced for 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon in shells inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility as the Crimson Tide continues its game-week preparations.

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Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama is taking on West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff on Saturday, but they will do so without a starting linebacker. Senior Trey DePriest has been suspended for the season opener for what is being reported as a minor NCAA infraction. Head coach Nick Saban announced the suspension Wednesday. The details of the infraction have…

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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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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Jonathan Wallace sill has special role at Auburn

Jonathan Wallace sill has special role at Auburn

The quarterback-turned-special teams player is winning acclaim for his special teams’ play as Auburn turns to Saturday’s game against Arkansas.

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Auburn will honor Philip Lutzenkirchen, David Langner

Auburn will honor Philip Lutzenkirchen, David Langner

The Tigers will honor the two former football players with a traditional moment of silence before Saturday’s game against Arkansas

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Fans encouraged to take heat precautions

Fans encouraged to take heat precautions

With forecasts predicting temperatures in the high 80′s for Saturday’s Auburn football game against Arkansas, the Athletics Department encourages fans to take precautions to keep themselves safe in the heat and to enjoy the gameday experience.

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Auburn’s Cameron Artis-Payne, Corey Grant ready to go

Auburn’s Cameron Artis-Payne, Corey Grant ready to go

Auburn has two seniors sharing the top spot at tailback in Cameron Artis-Payne and Corey Grant, and a couple of fresh faces who have joined the mix.

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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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Georgia State avoids first FCS upset of 2014

There were 16 games that saw a team from the Football Championship Subdivision defeat a team from the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2013. We nearly saw the first one of 2014 Wednesday night, but Georgia State came through with a late field goal to slip past Abilene Christian in the Georgia Dome Wednesday night. Georgia State kicker…

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Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Eddie Jackson available for Alabama, if needed

Alabama is not going to rush cornerback Eddie Jackson back to the playing field, but he will be available for the Crimson Tide Saturday against West Virginia if he is needed. Head coach Nick Saban said he would prefer to proceed with caution with Jackson, who underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL in…

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Georgia State’s Joel Ruiz records first FBS TD of 2014

Georgia State was pushed around by FCS Abilene Christian on the opening drive of the 2014 season, but the young defense stood tall inside the red zone and held the visitors to a field goal. The first touchdown of the season on the FBS calendar belongs to Georgia State. Late in the first quarter in…

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Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama suspends starting linebacker for opener

Alabama is taking on West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff on Saturday, but they will do so without a starting linebacker. Senior Trey DePriest has been suspended for the season opener for what is being reported as a minor NCAA infraction. Head coach Nick Saban announced the suspension Wednesday. The details of the infraction have…

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USC suspends Josh Shaw indefinitely for fabricating story

What started out as an uplifting story of heroism has now resulted in an indefinite suspension. USC has suspended cornerback Josh Shaw after the player admitted to university officials he did, in fact, exaggerate his heartwarming story. Yesterday USC head coach Steve Sarkisian announced there was made aware of new information that may have contradicted…

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UNC suspends four players for season opener

On the heels of news regarding a possible hazing incident, North Carolina has suspended four players for the 2014 season opener against Liberty. Cornerbacks Des Lawrence, M.J. Stewart and Brian Walker and linebacker Donnie Miles have been suspended one game each for what is simply being referred to now as a violation of team policy, according to WRAL.…

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Georgia State looking for first win in 683 days

The first game of the FBS college football season kicks off tonight in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. It will be the first of an action-packed week in the dome, which will later host Boise State and Ole Miss on Thursday and Alabama and West Virginia on Saturday. But tonight will see Georgia State get it…

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Report: Penn State could have bowl ban lifted… in 2015

The NCAA has already turned over lost scholarships to Penn State, and now it could be looking into lifting the postseason ban a little early as well. The Sporting News cites a pair of sources with NCAA ties and reports Penn State could see the postseason ban lifted before the 2015 season, making the Nittany…

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Virginia Tech announces contract extension for Frank Beamer

For those awaiting the start of the Bud Foster era in Blacksburg, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. In a press release, Virginia Tech announced that long-time head coach Frank Beamer has signed a two-year contract extension.  Beamer is now signed through Jan. 1, 2019. Beamer earned approximately $2.54 million in 2013,…

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Ex-Canes four-star signee moves on to Texas Southern

Because he was a non-qualifier, Derrick Griffin never was able to reach his immense potential at Miami.  Now, however, the talented player will get another chance, albeit it at a much lower level of football. According to Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston, Griffin has enrolled at Texas Southern and intends to play for the…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, ‘Move-In Day’

Tiger Tracks to Feature Football, ‘Move-In Day’

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, begins its fifth season at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

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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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Subway Fresh Take by Les Miles Premiers Monday

Subway Fresh Take by Les Miles Premiers Monday

BATON ROUGE – “Subway Fresh Take by Les Miles,” LSU’s weekly football press luncheon featuring the head coach of the Tigers, starts tomorrow at 12:10 p.m. CT as Miles will preview the season-opening contest against Wisconsin.

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Fans Traveling to Houston Reminded of Bag Policy

Fans Traveling to Houston Reminded of Bag Policy

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin will be played at the home of the Houston Texas – NRG Stadium – thus the NFL Bag Policy will be in effect for the contest.

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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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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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Donovan adds to stats as Galaxy run continues – Goal USA


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Donovan adds to stats as Galaxy run continues
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The soon-to-retire Galaxy legend has been effective for the club since announcing his retirement plans. Landon Donovan scored a penalty kick goal and added two assists as the LA Galaxy cruised past D.C. United 4-1 to claim the team’s third straight win and …
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Eyes down – it’s time for tennis bingo – ESPN.co.uk


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Eyes down – it’s time for tennis bingo
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Eyes down – it’s time for another round of post-match press conference bingo. Today, it’s Sloane Stephens. The American 21-year-old may be one of the most perplexing talents in tennis right now. Having burst onto the scene with victory over Serena Williams …
US Open notes: Sloane Stephens disappointsNorthJersey.com
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