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Football Hits the Road for Matchup at Tennessee

Football Hits the Road for Matchup at Tennessee

The football team returns to the road for the third time in in the last four weeks with a trip to Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium. ESPN2 will have the national broadcast, and the game is scheduled to kick off at 6:30 p.m. CT.

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Alabama starting center set to return this week

Alabama starting center set to return this week

Alabama certainly came back with a strong showing against Texas A&M after critics nitpicked a 14-13 victory over Arkansas enough to set head coach Nick Saban off. Now, as the Crimson Tide get set to travel to Tennessee, the offensive line should get a little stronger. Center Ryan Kelly will return to the starting line-up…

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Why Dan Mullen Is Not Leaving Mississippi State

Why Dan Mullen Is Not Leaving Mississippi State

They are already talking about it all over the airwaves in Florida. Dan Mullen needs to replace Will Muschamp in Gainesville.While the Gator faithful may put on a full court press to secure the offensive mind to come back the school that he helped win …

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Notre Dame Football: Irish Fall, But Remain In The Hunt

Notre Dame Football: Irish Fall, But Remain In The Hunt

“Second sucks.”And there’s no getting over defeat no matter how close a game is.But for Irish faithful and a gritty football team, comfort (in small quantities) can be had based on Saturday’s outcome against Florida State.Especially when many come…

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Alabama’s Defense Shines in Shutout of Texas A&M

Alabama’s Defense Shines in Shutout of Texas A&M

Just like with their offensive counterparts the University of Alabama defensive players knew that Saturday was going to be their day even before kickoff.

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All is not right with Texas A&M after No. 21 Aggies lose to No. 7 Alabama 59-0

All is not right with Texas A&M after No. 21 Aggies lose to No. 7 Alabama 59-0

Where have you gone Johnny Manziel? The answer is Cleveland, and the Texas A&M Aggies obviously miss their former quarterback’s presence. The No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide annihilated the No. 21 Aggies 59-0 Saturday. Nick Saban‘s squad dominated every level of the game.  The Crimson Tide racked up 602 total yards. Meanwhile, the Aggies’ explosive offense…

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No. 7 Alabama Football Shuts Out No. 21 Texas A&M, 59-0

No. 7 Alabama Football Shuts Out No. 21 Texas A&M, 59-0

No. 7 ranked Alabama football used a big first half to shut out No. 21 Texas A&M, 59-0, Saturday afternoon in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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Limited Amount of Tickets Available for Saturday’s Alabama-Texas A&M Football Game

Limited Amount of Tickets Available for Saturday’s Alabama-Texas A&M Football Game

A limited amount of football tickets remain to the University of Alabama’s football game versus Texas A&M game slated for this Saturday, October 18.

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AUBURN FOOTBALL

Auburn won’t be holding back with tough stretch ahead

Auburn won’t be holding back with tough stretch ahead

Gus Malzahn says he wants this year to improve each week like last year’s team did: “It’s extremely hard to do, but our guys did it last year and we’ve got to figure out a way to do it this year.”

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Auburn-Ole Miss will be under the lights in Oxford

Auburn-Ole Miss will be under the lights in Oxford

Kickoff between the two teams currently ranked in the Top 5 will be either 6 or 6:15 on Nov. 1 in a big SEC showdown.

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Jeff Whitaker’s positive attitude remains plus for Auburn

Jeff Whitaker’s positive attitude remains plus for Auburn

The defensive lineman may not have the stats, but he has the right mindset to contribute on and off the field for the Tigers.

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Justin Garrett on the move as Auburn ramps up practice

Justin Garrett on the move as Auburn ramps up practice

Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says Justin Garrett, Kris Frost and Cassanova McKinzy are the prime guys in the linebacker rotation as Auburn shifts strategy for practice.

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Auburn moves up in the coaches Top 10

Auburn moves up in the coaches Top 10

Tigers didn’t play, but still made a move in the Top 10. Rest time is over, however. South Carolina visits Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday

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Big Braden Smith’s role expanding at Auburn

Big Braden Smith’s role expanding at Auburn

The freshman is offensive tackle by trade, but got a little work at guard during the bye week, and played some tight end in the Tigers’ last game.

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Two student-athletes nominated for Rhodes Scholarships

Two student-athletes nominated for Rhodes Scholarships

Auburn student-athletes TJ Leon (men’s swimming & diving) and Patrick Young (football) have been recognized as two of Auburn’s Rhodes Scholar nominees, the university announced on Friday.

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Gimel President’s patience rewarded in Auburn’s D-line

Gimel President’s patience rewarded in Auburn’s D-line

The sophomore defensive lineman didn’t have much playing time, but suddenly he’s started the last two games at end, proving that patience can pay off for those who impress in practice.

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Carnell Williams is Auburn’s 2014 SEC Legend

Carnell Williams is Auburn’s 2014 SEC Legend

The Auburn running back still holds the school record for touchdowns in a game and a career, and now officially will be recognized as one of the SEC’s best.

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‘Whatever I can do’: How Tre’ Williams fits in at Auburn

‘Whatever I can do’: How Tre’ Williams fits in at Auburn

The freshman has started at linebacker, but has helped the Tigers in a lot of other ways, and that’s OK with him.

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Former USC AD Dr. Richard Perry dies

Here’s a good way to judge the tenure of an athletics director – if you manage to outnumber national championships by years served at a 2-to-1 clip, you’ve had an insanely successful run. Dr. Richard Perry was USC’s athletics director for a decade, from 1975 to 1984, and oversaw 20 Trojans national championships, eight on…

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Bo Pelini on ESPN’s marriage to the SEC: “I don’t think that kind of relationship is good for college football.”

Deep breaths, everyone. There are three SEC teams in the latest editions of the AP and Coaches polls. But it is Week 8. That does not necessarily mean the SEC is receiving three golden tickets to the College Football Playoff. (Nebraska, 6-1 on the year, is ranked 16th in both polls.) It hasn’t stopped the…

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Illinois expects to play both backup QBs vs. Minnesota

You know the saying – if you play two quarterbacks, you’re probably grasping at straws in hopes of saving your job. With starting quarterback Wes Lunt out four-to-six weeks with a leg fracture, Illini head coach Tim Beckman told the Associated Press he expects to play both backups, senior Reilly O’Toole and sophomore Aaron Bailey, Saturday versus Minnesota. “I think that for them…

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Tulsa World photographer apologizes to Oklahoma WR Sterling Shepard for hitting him with his $10,000 lens

During the second quarter of No. 17 Oklahoma’s loss to No. 11 Kansas State, Sooners wide recevier Sterling Shepard efforted for a would-be touchdown pass from quarterback Trevor Knight in the back of the end zone. As has happened a thousand times before and will happen a thousand times again, Shepard’s momentum took him out of the field of…

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Arizona State QB Taylor Kelly expected to start vs. Washington

There is no Wally Pipp situation breaking out in Tempe. At his weekly press conference on Monday, Arizona State head coach Todd Graham told the assembled media he expects Taylor Kelly to resume his roll atop the quarterback depth chart Saturday versus Washington. At his weekly news conference, ASU coach Todd Graham says he expects QB Taylor Kelly to…

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Purdue loses linebacker Robinson to torn ACL

Purdue senior linebacker Sean Robinson has played his final game of the 2014 season. Boilermakers head coach Darrell Hazell announced Monday Robinson tore his ACL in his right knee in a game earlier this season. Robinson’s ACL was torn back on October 4 against Illinois. He recorded five tackles in the game before having to…

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Sorry Florida fans, Muschamp not going anywhere (yet)

As the season got off to a poor start in Gainesville, Florida, athletics director Jeremy Foley issued a statement saying the performance of head coach Will Muschamp and the direction of the football program would be evaluated at the end of the regular season. That still appears to be the case despite one of the…

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Media doesn’t learn lesson, Jimbo Fisher cuts interview short

Florida State is coming off its biggest win of the year, against Notre Dame. The Seminoles are now staring down a possible 12-0 regular season and third straight ACC championship en route to a spot in the first College Football Playoff. They will do so while facing all sorts of drama off the field surrounding…

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Ohio State assistant Larry Johnson not bitter, looks forward to return to Penn State

Former Penn State defensive line coach Larry Johnson has no bitter feelings about his previous employer, and he is looking forward to returning to Beaver Stadium this week. Johnson is now a member of the Ohio State coaching staff. Urban Meyer was quick to pounce on Johnson after the longtime Penn State assistant stepped away…

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Alabama starting center set to return this week

Alabama starting center set to return this week

Alabama certainly came back with a strong showing against Texas A&M after critics nitpicked a 14-13 victory over Arkansas enough to set head coach Nick Saban off. Now, as the Crimson Tide get set to travel to Tennessee, the offensive line should get a little stronger. Center Ryan Kelly will return to the starting line-up…

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LSU FOOTBALL

Miles Previews Ole Miss Game at Weekly Luncheon

Miles Previews Ole Miss Game at Weekly Luncheon

BATON ROUGE — On Monday afternoon, LSU football head coach Les Miles recapped Saturday’s victory over Kentucky and looked ahead to this weekend’s Homecoming contest against Ole Miss.

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Football Returns to Rankings Following Blowout

Football Returns to Rankings Following Blowout

BATON ROUGE — Consecutive SEC victories helped the LSU football team return to the national rankings on Sunday, as the Tigers were ranked No. 23 in the Amway Coaches Poll released Sunday morning.

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‘ESPN College GameDay’ Announces Return to LSU

‘ESPN College GameDay’ Announces Return to LSU

BATON ROUGE — ESPN’s College GameDay will make its 10th trip to LSU this weekend as the popular college football preview show will air live from the Parade Grounds prior to the Tigers’ game against undefeated Ole Miss on Saturday.

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Magee, LSU Defense Run Over Kentucky, 41-3

Magee, LSU Defense Run Over Kentucky, 41-3

BATON ROUGE — LSU senior running back Terrence Magee started the game with a career-long kickoff return and finished his evening with two touchdowns runs in the third quarter to spark the Tigers past Kentucky, 41-3, on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

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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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In Focus: Reality Check

In Focus: Reality Check

The reality of the real world will hit everyone at some point in time. What do I want to do? Who do I want to be? These are all questions everyone deals with and this is especially true for those who choose to play football professionally.

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Moreau to Represent LSU as SEC Legend

Moreau to Represent LSU as SEC Legend

BATON ROUGE – Former LSU standout Doug Moreau has been named to the 2014 Southeastern Conference Legends of Football, the league office announced on Thursday.

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LSU Gears Up for Record-Breaking Alumni Band

LSU Gears Up for Record-Breaking Alumni Band

BATON ROUGE – When the 325 students in the LSU Tiger Marching Band take the field at halftime on Saturday, Oct. 18, they will be joined by 380 alumni of the Golden Band from Tigerland, bringing the total number of performers to more than 700.

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In Focus: A Football Life

In Focus: A Football Life

“Hard working, motivated, and ambitious” — all words LSU tight end Logan Stokes used to describe his teammate D.J. Welter. Coming off of a 13-game start in his junior season, as a senior in 2014, there were a lot of expectations for the 6′-1″ middle linebacker. His five years of experience on this team is an essential piece to the puzzle in order to ensure this team’s camaraderie on and off the field.

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Tiger Tracks Features Football, Nutrition Center

Tiger Tracks Features Football, Nutrition Center

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday, 3 p.m. CT Thursday and 2 p.m. CT Friday and Saturday on Cox Sports Television.

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Giants no strangers to World Series, except for vets Hudson, Morse – New York Daily News


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Giants no strangers to World Series, except for vets Hudson, Morse
New York Daily News
KANSAS CITY − With three trips to the World Series in the past five seasons, the Giants have no shortage of experience in the Fall Classic. Yet it’s the players who have never been here that might be serving as the team’s biggest inspiration. San Francisco’s …
Michael Morse to DH with confidence after NLCS homerSFGate
Tale of the tape: Giants-Royals, Game 1MLB.com
Madison Bumgarner, a Durable Ace, Goes Deep for the GiantsNew York Times
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Former USC AD Dr. Richard Perry dies

Here’s a good way to judge the tenure of an athletics director – if you manage to outnumber national championships by years served at a 2-to-1 clip, you’ve had an insanely successful run. Dr. Richard Perry was USC’s athletics director for a decade, from 1975 to 1984, and oversaw 20 Trojans national championships, eight on…

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Upheaval makes NFC West most interesting division – USA TODAY


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Upheaval makes NFC West most interesting division
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Bruce Arians was preparing his team for kickoff of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, so he wasn’t watching his division’s most interesting game unfold in St. Louis. But when the Arizona Cardinals coach learned how the St. Louis Rams upset the …
Arizona 5-1, but Eagles start tough part of schedulePress of Atlantic City
Road gets tougher for 5-1 Arizona CardinalsNews & Observer
Arizona Cardinals 5-1 for 1st time in 38 years, but road gets tougherThe Republic

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