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Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Excuses, justifications and spin in response to poisoning of Toomer’s Corner oaks fail to meet basic standards of common sense

It’s been a few days now since news first broke that the hallowed oaks at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn had been poisoned. The alleged perpetrator of this vile act has been caught and incarcerated. The initial rush of outrage has subsided somewhat as both Auburn and Alabama fans settle into a ‘what now?’ mode.

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Tradition and Trees

Tradition and Trees

The rivalry between Auburn and Alabama has always been known for its passion and intensity. The relative proximity of the two schools, the close familial relationships of the two fanbases and the history of success that each can boast is part of what makes the rivalry rise above all others. But there’s bad blood and then there’s malicious ignorance.

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Damn Scarbinsky, is this the best you can do?

Damn Scarbinsky, is this the best you can do?

Kevin Scarbinsky, sports columnist for the Birmingham News, had a problem. His editor had chewed him out on Monday and he had a column due on Tuesday. His original column idea had been canned because of the butt chewing his editor had delivered and now he was facing a deadline. […]

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The all too early 2011 Auburn Tigers breakdown: OL Edition

The all too early 2011 Auburn Tigers breakdown: OL Edition

By: JR4AU Well, the 2010 season is in the books.  And, thankfully, it’s in some nice books, and magazines that will adorn our coffee tables for some time to come. In the coming weeks, I will try to give some insight in to what is returning to the gridiron for […]

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Dedications, congratulations and advice from 2010

Dedications, congratulations and advice from 2010

To all of those who were outraged and in shock when Gene Chizik was hired as head football coach – and despite the revisionist history displayed by many, we were legion – it’s time to admit that maybe judging the Auburn coach on his short history of non-success as Iowa […]

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Seasons Over: How bout a little matchup fun

Seasons Over: How bout a little matchup fun

While there are many unknowns about this 2010 team in terms of NFL ability, we do know that the 2004 had a tremendous amount of NFL talent. So, let’s take a look at the matchups based on what we know of their college ability: [poll id=”2″] 2004’s strengths: 1. Ability […]

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