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    AT road trip: Jacksonville State Video included

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    The final stop of our Alabama Tonight road trip is Jacksonville State. Don Hawes was at JSU for Tuesday's show. Click on the video above to watch his interview with first year head coach John Grass. Be sure to watch Alabama Tonight weeknights at 6:30pm on Alabama's 13. More>>

    "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today Video included

    Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available. Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available.
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    "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town. More>>

    Inside the Weight Room with Birmingham Southern Video included

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    The Birmingham Southern Football team is back to work preparing to host Lagrange on September 6th for the season opener. Before they get on the field, they have to undergo conditioning test in the weight room. Sports Photographer Michael Tartt takes us inside the weight room to see what that is like. More>>

    Alabama Tonight Heads to Birmingham Southern Video included

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    Alabama Tonight is stopping by local colleges as they prepare for the 2014 season. One stop took us to Birmingham Southern. The Panthers open the season on September 6th at home against Lagrange. Head Coach Eddie Garfinkle sat down with Don Hawes to talk about preparing for the season. More>>

    Personal Best: Magic City Half Marathon Video included

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    The 4th annual Magic City Half Marathon takes place Saturday, November 23rd. They have made some changes to the event.The biggest chance,a change in venue to Regions Field.The racebenefits the Ruben Studdard Foundation for the Advancement of Children in the Music Arts.The Magic City Half Marathon Weekend features great music, post-race craft beer, entertainment and of course arun in the heart of Birmingham.The marquee running events include The Magic City Half Marathon and 5K as well as the m... More>>

    Jerod Haase talks about upcoming trip Spain on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    The UAB men's basketball team will take a summer trip to Spain on Aug. 16-23 to play exhibition games in preparation for the 2014-15 season.
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    Bill Clark talks Blazers on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Bill Clark joins Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight
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    PHOTOS: Inside look at the remolded UAB Football Locker Room

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    Bill Clark is bringing a lot of excitement to the Southside... part of that excitement is a new football locker room.
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    Samford's Bill D'Ottavio previews the season on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Bill D'Ottavio joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight
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    Samford's Newton talks about the direction of the program Video included

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    Samford AD Martin Newton joined Don Hawes from Seibert Stadium to give an inside look at the program More>>

    Tide holds final two-a-day; Howard taking pride in blocking Video included

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    Howard is expected to be a major player in Lane Kiffin's offense, but Howard is taking more pride in his blocking. More>>

    PHOTOS: Samford Two-a-days

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    Samford held round three of two-a-days today at Seibert Stadium. More>>

    Auburn basketball announces 2014-15 non-conference schedule

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    The 2014-15 Auburn basketball non-conference schedule will test the team early and often in Bruce Pearl's first season at the helm of the program.
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    Steve Shaw breaks down SEC Football rule changes Video included

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    SEC Coordinator of Officials, Steve Shaw joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight More>>

    Auburn holds first full scrimmage of Fall Camp Video included

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    Auburn scrimmaged inside Jordan-Hare Stadium this morning. More>>

    Alabama reaches the halfway point of Fall Camp Video included

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    The Alabama football team practiced for two hours in full pads on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Tuesday afternoon.
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    Bill Clark pleased with Blazers' first scrimmage of Fall Camp

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    Following Tuesday's two-hour scrimmage on the hot turf at Legion Field, UAB football head coach Bill Clark focused on one word to describe the Blazers' first scrimmage of the 2014 Fall Camp session -- intensity.
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    UAB holds 2nd two-a-day of Fall Camp Video included

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    Head coach Bill Clark has been pleased with the progress the team has been making in its first eight days of fall camp... More>>

    Boiling N' Bragging takes place this weekend Video included

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    Football fans and seafood lovers are invited to the ultimate football season kick-off party on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Otey's Tavern More>>

    Samford holds 2nd two-a-day of Fall Camp

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    The Samford football team practiced twice Monday at Seibert Stadium. The Bulldogs worked out in full pads in the morning, and again in shells in the afternoon. More>>

    Tide holds 3rd two-a-day of Fall Camp

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    The Alabama football team held its third two-a-day of fall camp on Monday, beginning with a two-hour morning session in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.
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    Falcons have a game plan for Julio Jones Video included

    Harry Douglas (83) and Julio Jones (11) Harry Douglas (83) and Julio Jones (11)
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    Julio Jones has the same football mentality as he did during his All-American days at the University of Alabama. The only difference is his size, he's put on ten pounds of muscle since he wore the No. 8 crimson jersey.
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    Joel Erickson breaks down the Tigers Video included

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    Kyle Burger talked with Auburn beat writer Joel Erickson from Al.com... More>>

    Voice of Titans, Mike Keith, talks about the upcoming season Video included

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    All four the Tennessee Titan preseason games will be on Alabama's 13. More>>

    Bama linebacker Denzel Devall talks about the upcoming season Video included

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    Alabama has big shoes to fill on defense with All-American linebacker C.J. Mosley gone to the NFL. More>>

    Ian Thompson talks PGA Championship on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Ian Thompson from Thompson Tees Off joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to break it all down... More>>

    DeAndrew White is excited about Kiffin's offense Video included

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    A key member of the wide receiver unit is senior DeAndrew White. Last season, White reeled in 32 passes for 534 yards and 4 touchdowns.  More>>

    Tom Roberts talks Tide on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Crimson Tide Sports Network's Tom Roberts is entering his last season covering Alabama Football...
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    Bama QB Sims "glad" Coker joined the Tide Video included

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    Blake Sims or Jacob Coker. The perception outside the Alabama program is that there is quarterback battle between Sims, the only QB on the roster who's thrown a pass in an Alabama uniform, and Coker, the highly-touted Florida State transfer.
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    Former Auburn quarterback Ben Leard talks Tigers on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Former Auburn quarterback Ben Leard joined Don Hawes from the Auburn Athletics Complex... More>>

    Does Auburn have the "flexibility" to replace Alex Kozan? Video included

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    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn always has a back-up plan...
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    Auburn works out in full pads for the first time this fall Video included

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    Down on the Auburn Plains, the defending SEC Champions, Auburn Tigers worked out in full pads for the first time this fall.
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    PHOTOS: Auburn hits the practice field in full pads

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    Down on the Plains, the Auburn Tigers practiced in full pads for the first time this fall.
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    PHOTOS: Bama hits the practice field in full pads

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    Alabama put on full pads for the first time this fall in a two-hour practice this afternoon at Thomas-Drew Practice Fields... More>>

    Auburn holds 4th workout of Fall Camp Video included

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    Tom Annino has the latest from Auburn's 4th practice of Fall Camp.
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    Alabama holds 4th practice of Fall Camp

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    Alabama practiced for the fourth consecutive day in a two-hour session in shells on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on Monday.
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    Samford starts Fall Camp

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    The Samford football team opened fall camp for the 2014 season with a two-hour workout in shorts and helmets Monday afternoon at Seibert Stadium. More>>

    PHOTOS: UAB & Samford start Fall Camp

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    Fall Camp has kicked off down on the Southside and across town at Samford. Click through the slideshow above for the sights of today's workout. More>>

    John & Brodie Croyle talk about the 40th Anniversary of the Big Oak Ranch Video included

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    Don Hawes joined John and Brodie Croyle at the Big Oak Ranch to talk the ranch's 40th anniversary...
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    UAB opens fall camp with "a different team" Video included

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    The UAB football team opened it’s first fall camp under first-year head coach Bill Clark. The former Jacksonville State coach is fighting an uphill battle in his first season with the Blazers.
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    Nick Marshall will not start against Arkansas Video included

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    Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Friday after the first practice of preseason camp that neither Marshall nor cornerback Jonathon Mincy will be on the field when the game starts.
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    Alabama Football Opens 2014 Training Camp Video included

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    The University of Alabama football team opened its 2014 training camp on Friday morning with a two hour practice in shorts and helmets on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.
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    PHOTOS: Alabama starts Fall Camp

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    Alabama hit the practice field for the first time since the spring.
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    PHOTOS: Auburn starts Fall Camp

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    The Auburn Tigers hit the practice field for the first time since the spring. More>>

    Chris Rogers and Isaac Cooper talks CASH Symposium on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Former Alabama defensive back Chris Rogers is now the founder of TAP (Together Assisting People).
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    New JSU head coach John Grass on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Jacksonville State head football coach John Grass met with members of the media on Thursday to preview the 2014 football season More>>

    TEE TIME: Bobby Humphrey hits the driving range Video included

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    Former Alabama running back Bobby Humphrey hit the driving round with Tom Annino. More>>

    Former University of Alabama and NBA player Leon Douglas named Miles College basketball coach

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    Leon Douglas, the former two-time All-American at Alabama has been named head men's basketball coach at Miles College, it was announced Thursday. "After an extensive and thorough search, we are proud to welcome coach Douglas to the Golden Bears family," said athletic director, Phillip Wallace, Jr. "Coach Douglas has proven himself at the highest level of basketball as a player and a coach." The Leighton, Ala., native earned a bachelor of science degree in social work from the University of Al... More>>

    John Parker Wilson talks about the "Learning Process" for Jacob Coker Video included

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    From what I've seen he's a great quarterback," Wilson said of Florida State transfer Jacob Coker.
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    Chris Walsh talks about his new book: Nick Saban vs. College Football Video included

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    Christopher Walsh of the Bleacher Report joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to talk about his latest book Nick Saban vs. College Football.
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    Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe talks stress of training camp on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to talk about the mental side of the sports.. More>>

    Coaches open up about new AHSAA classification

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    For the first time since 1984, AHSAA football will have a new classification system for the up-coming season. There will no longer be just six classes, but a Class 7A added to the mix. More>>

    Auburn to face Clemson in 2016 and 2017

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    Auburn will host Clemson on September 3, 2016 before traveling to Clemson on September 9, 2017.
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    Dari Nowkhah talks SEC Football on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Kyle Burger had the chance to talk with Dari about the SEC Network, as well as breaking down his picks for the College Football Playoff
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    Auburn Women's Golf Coach, Kim Evans to Host the "Save the O's" 5k Video included

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    In May of 2013 she was diagnosed Ovarian Cancer, now cancer free Auburn Women's Golf Coach Kim Evans is hoping to raise awareness for the disease. Evans is preparing for her 21st season at her Alma Mater. She has led the team to 8 SEC Championships Now she has a goal off the golf course, to raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer. She's hosting the "Save the O's 5k" August 16th at Greystone. To register for the event just click here. More>>

    Frank Thomas Inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame Video included

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    (AUBURN MEDIA RELATIONS) Former Auburn star Frank Thomas became the first Auburn player and first former Southeastern Conference baseball player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. “The Big Hurt” played at Auburn from 1987-89 under coach Hal Baird and was Auburn's first consensus All-America selection in 1989. During his All-American season, he hit a SEC-best .403 while manning first base. He also drove in 83 runs and hit 19 home runs as the Tigers won the SEC To... More>>

    Eric Bledsoe on contact negotiations (VIDEO) Video included

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    After several weeks of free agency, the Phoenix Suns have not signed Birmingham-native Eric Bledsoe.The Suns have offered a 4-year, $48 million deal, but the two-sides are still in negotiations. More>>

    Al Delgreco's Journey to Samford Video included

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    He's held the job of NFL Kicker, Radio Host, and now Golf Coach. Al Delgreco is now Samford's Golf Coach.What did it take for his career to get to this point? And were there disappointments along the way?DelGregco spent the day on the driving range with Tom Annino to talk about his path from an Auburn Tiger to a Samford Bulldog. More>>

    Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe talks about ignoring distractions Video included

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    Trouble for athletes in the off season seems to happen quite often. Auburn's Nick Marshall was kicked out of Georgia a few years ago, and just recently cited after police found marijuana in his vehicle. In the NFL, Ravens Running Back Ray Rice was suspended for two games after a fight with his girlfriend. And now, many teams are heading into training camps and having to battle the elements. How can they focus? Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe with the Mindside joined Alabama Tonight to tal... More>>

    Rod Bramblett gives his thoughts on the 2014 Auburn Tigers Video included

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    His call of the Kick Six will be one remembered forever by college football fans. But will he have a chance to make a similar call this year? Rod Bramblett, The Voice of the Auburn Tigers chatted with Don Hawes at SEC Media Days in Hoover. Auburn started the week off, but one person who was missing, Auburn Quarterback Nick Marshall. Marshall was cited after officers found a small trace of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop. Bramblett gave his thoughts on Marshall learning from his mis... More>>

    Personal Best: New Year, New You to fight Childhood Obesity Video included

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    For the last six months Lynnsie Mims has been transforming her life to become healthier and better. She won this years "New Year, New You contest hosted by Life Fitness. More>>

    Burger Byte with Cheese: full Scott Moore's coaching impressions Video included

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    Click on the video player above to see Kyle Burger's full interview with coaching and celebrity impressionist Scott Moore. More>>

    Personal Best: Mud Duck Mudder Video included

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    Obstacle races seem to be taking over! Now a local running group is putting on their own obstacle race to raise money for the Cornerstone Ranch.
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    Personal Best: Resolute Running Video included

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    There is a fairly new center in the Homewood area dedicated to nothing but runners. The idea is to train runners how to incorporate their diet, workouts, and lifestyle into making them a stronger better runner. For more on the facility click here, Resolute Running More>>

    Taking Aim: Bear & Son Cutlery Video included

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    Bear Son Cutlery in Jacksonville, Alabama has a lot of pride in what they do.Not just because they believe in their products, but because their products are completely American made. More>>

    Personal Best: Walking the Golf Course To Burn Calories Video included

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    This time of year many people in Alabama are wanting to the hit the golf course. But you don't have to decide between a round of golf and a workout. By passing on the golf cart and walking the course you can burn over 700 calories. So how hard is it? Donnette' Hulsey decided to ask a few familiar faces to find out. More>>

    Ian Thompson talks golf on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Ian Thompson joins Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to talk about all the local golf headlines
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    Lutzenkirchen talks Auburn football & Gene Chizik

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    Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was a guest at Jason Dufner's Celebrity Golf Tournament. More>>

    Sights and Sounds from Alabama's first full week of spring practice

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    Alabama completed their fourth workout of the spring on Friday...
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    Auburn Spring Sights and Sounds

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    The defending SEC Champions are back on the practice field... More>>

    Auburn men's golf enjoying a strong season

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    In this week's edition of Tee Time, I sat down with Auburn men's golf head coach Nick Clinard. More>>

    Canada takes down Team USA in men's semifinals

    Canada wins 1-0 over the U.S. to advance to the gold-medal game...
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    Hockey 101: Basic Rules of the Game

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    The United States hockey team has its sight set on the gold medal. More>>

    Team USA cruises into hockey semifinals

    U.S. men's hockey topples Czech Republic More>>

    American Alex Deibold earns unexpected bronze

    American Alex Deibold earns bronze medal in snowboard cross...
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    David Wise soared through sleet and snow and ended up with gold...
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    Davis and White take home historic gold for U.S.

    Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in ice dance Monday, the first Olympic title in the event for the United States.
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    Party for the USA: Men's hockey rolls

    Men's hockey rolls Slovakia in Sochi Olympics opener
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    An Olympic first: Tie for gold in downhill

    For the first time in Olympic history two gold medals will be awarded in an event after the Slovenian and Swiss finished with identical times in the Sochi women's downhill.
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    Shani Davis finishes eighth, Stefan Groothuis wins gold

    Shani Davis, the 2006 and 2010 Olympic 1000m speed skating champion, finished eighth in Wednesday's 1000m final at Adler Arena, which was won by Stefan Groothuis of The Netherlands.
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    Shaun White's Olympic reign ends, finishes 4th

    Shaun White entered Tuesday's halfpipe contest as the odds-on favorite for a third straight gold medal, which would have made him the first American male to win three straight gold medals. More>>

    Craziest falls, crashes and wipeouts from Sochi

    It turns out when you combine sports with ice, or snow, occasionally the end result is a wreck, crash, fall, or an extreme wipeout...
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    Two days after Bobsledder Johnny Quinn had to punch through a bathroom door after becoming trapped, he found himself stuck again -- this time in an elevator. More>>

    Running for the Bell Center

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    There is a big event coming up in Birmingham that supports the Bell Center for early intervention.
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    Nordic skier Todd Lodwick was chosen to carry the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (PHOTO: US Ski Team) Nordic skier Todd Lodwick was chosen to carry the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (PHOTO: US Ski Team)

    Six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick will carry the American flag in this year's Sochi Games opening ceremony. More>>

    5 things to know about the 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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    Things you'll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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    • Burger Byte with Cheese: full Scott Moore's coaching impressions

      Burger Byte with Cheese: full Scott Moore's coaching impressions

      Monday, June 23 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-06-23 23:17:02 GMT
      Click on the video player above to see Kyle Burger's full interview with coaching and celebrity impressionist Scott Moore.
      Click on the video player above to see Kyle Burger's full interview with coaching and celebrity impressionist Scott Moore.
    • BURGER BYTES: The Star-Spangled Preacher

      BURGER BYTES: The Star-Spangled Preacher

      Monday, March 3 2014 6:40 PM EST2014-03-03 23:40:11 GMT
      Mishael Miller singing the national anthemMishael Miller singing the national anthem
      The tradition of Mishael Miller singing the national anthem at every Baltimore Ravens football game began during the franchise's inaugural game in 1996.
      The tradition of Mishael Miller singing the national anthem at every Baltimore Ravens football game began during the franchise's inaugural game in 1996.
    • BURGER BYTES: Nick Saban Look-a-Like

      BURGER BYTES: Nick Saban Look-a-Like

      Monday, February 24 2014 5:53 PM EST2014-02-24 22:53:54 GMT
      "People come up and say, 'I thought you were Coach Saban.'  I tell them no, I'm just a hamburger cooker across the street from the stadium."
      "People come up and say, 'I thought you were Coach Saban.'  I tell them no, I'm just a hamburger cooker across the street from the stadium."
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    • Blog: Birmingham had bragging rights last night

      Blog: Birmingham had bragging rights last night

      Thursday, June 6 2013 7:28 PM EDT2013-06-06 23:28:39 GMT
      Bragging rights and sports have always gone hand-in-hand with each other. Teams and players are always competing for the right to brag and pump their chest. Cities also enjoy showing off venues, always
      Cities also enjoy showing off venues, always trying to one up their neighbor, its human nature. Last night as the Birmingham Barons beat the Mississippi Braves in front of a packed out ballpark the city had bragging rights.
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