1. Lies, More Lies and HBO: Yellow Journalism Dogs Cam Newton, Auburn

    You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war. When photographer Frederic Remington was dispatched to Cuba in the late 1800s to document a war and found none, he sent a message to publisher William Randolph Hearst: "There is no war...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 3,857 reads 257 comments

  2. Auburn Fans Form "Never to Yield Foundation" to Promote and Defend Auburn Spirit

    In the wake of the poisoning of the Toomer's oaks and in light of the seemingly endless campaign to damage the reputation and integrity of Auburn University and its football program ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 3,074 reads 33 comments

  3. Excuses Fail in Poisoning of Auburn's Oaks

    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, incarcerated and made bail...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 958 reads 17 comments

  4. You Can Kill Auburn's Trees, but You Can't Kill Auburn's Spirit

    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 ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 7,410 reads 68 comments

  5. Auburn Football: Who's Responsible for the Ascent of Tigers Newton and Fairley?

    There's little question that NFL-bound former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is one of the most talented individuals to ever grace the gridiron...

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  6. Five College Football Trends That Have Run Their Course (and One That Hasn't)

    As the 2010 college football season comes to a close, there are five trends that have run their course. We've seen enough of these and don't need to see any more. 1) Manes of hair flowing from under the helmet...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 1,455 reads 17 comments

  7. BCS Title Hangover: Auburn Fans Wonder What Now?

    The Auburn Tigers won the BCS National Championship on January 10, 2011, beating Oregon 22-19 on a last second field goal...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 1,744 reads 51 comments

  8. The 2010 Auburn Tigers and The 2004 Boston Red Sox: A Comparison

    There's always been a little bit of the Boston Red Sox in the Auburn Tigers. No matter how good the Red Sox were over the years they labored in the perpetual shadow of the New York Yankees...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 2,281 reads 16 comments

  9. An Auburn Perspective on Ducks, Tigers and Mea Culpas from the BCS Championship

    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 ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about over 3 years ago 6,305 reads 73 comments

  10. Auburn-Georgia: Why the Bulldogs Will Black Out the Tigers

    Mark Richt knows what's wrong with the Georgia Bulldogs. He knows why the 'Dogs are 5-4 and in jeopardy of missing a bowl trip for the first time in eight years. Richt has figured out why his team has fallen off the SEC East radar...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 1,568 reads 18 comments

  11. SEC Officiating: Incompetence or Protecting Sacred Cows?

    When ESPN signed a blockbuster $2 billion, 15 year deal in August of 2008 with the Southeastern Conference for the rights to televise sporting events including football and basketball, many wondered ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 917 reads 12 comments

  12. Auburn's Gene Chizik Has Met Expectations

    Seven wins was the bar for Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik. Anything less would have been unacceptable. With two games left in the regular season, Chizik has reached that goal...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 1,565 reads 18 comments

  13. Auburn 63, Furman 31: What Did the Tigers Learn?

    The Auburn Tigers bombed the Furman Paladins 63-31 in front of a Saturday afternoon Homecoming crowd. The win was expected, as was the relative ease with which it was achieved...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 531 reads 13 comments

  14. Why Auburn Will Pummel Furman; and Why Victoria Jackson Is Torn

    The Furman Paladins couldn't have chosen a better time to slip onto the Auburn Tigers' football schedule. Sandwiched between an emotional and cathartic win over Ole Miss and next week's grudge ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 731 reads 9 comments

  15. Flag Wars: An Auto Anatomy of the Rivalry Between Auburn and Alabama

    The Monday afternoon following Auburn's loss to Kentucky, a caller to a regional sports radio show who identified himself as a proud supporter of the Tiger's rival Alabama Crimson Tide offered ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 60 comments

  16. Auburn 33, Ole Miss 20: Halloween, the Resurrection

    The Auburn Tigers reached into their Halloween bag on Saturday afternoon and served up a heaping helping of tricks to the Ole Miss Rebels, knocking out the once and no time in the future number four team in the country 33-20...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 444 reads 4 comments

  17. Auburn vs. Ole Miss: Why The Rebels Will Rip The Tigers

    The Ole Miss Rebels have the one thing the ailing Auburn Tigers don't need to see as they attempt to rectify the issues that have helped plummet Auburn from an exhilarating 5-0 start to the confounding 5-3 record the team sports today: a strong defense..

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 842 reads 6 comments

  18. LSU 31, Auburn 10: Looking For Silver Linings in Loss

    In the aftermath of another abysmal, soul-wrecking performance, the now 5-3 Auburn Tigers are searching for silver linings in some very dark clouds. Let's get this out of the way...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 1,539 reads 23 comments

  19. Auburn Vs. LSU: Why the Bengals Will Turn the Tigers Blue

      How the Auburn Tigers fare in Baton Rouge on Saturday night will depend on which Tiger offensive personality decides to show up...

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  20. Kentucky 21, Auburn 14: The Coronation Was Premature

    If you were one of the ones demanding apologies from anyone who had the audacity to doubt new Auburn head coach Gene Chizik after his Tigers surged to a 5-0 start, how do you like your crow?  ...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 2,167 reads 7 comments

  21. Auburn-Kentucky: Why the Tigers Will Claw the 'Cats

    A week after being punched in the face and abused like a nerd at a biker convention by the Arkansas Razorbacks, the Auburn Tigers have the opportunity to show the college football world how this ...

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  22. Arkansas 44 Auburn 23: The Roof Caved In

    About 1:30 Saturday afternoon, Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs slipped into the relative privacy of a stall in the restroom of the pressbox at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville and punched numbers into his cell phone...

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  23. Auburn-Arkansas: Why the Tigers Will Rein in the Razorbacks

    Will tomorrow's early morning start be a wake-up call for the resurgent Auburn Tigers, or will the Arkansas Razorbacks hit the snooze button on another SEC season? All signs point to a high noon (well, high 11ish at least) wild SEC West shootout...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 1,375 reads 30 comments

  24. If Heisman Campaigns Were Fast-Food Franchises

    What if Heisman campaigns were fast-food franchises? Who'd have the best fries? Who would serve the frostiest shake?  Let's take a look at a few of the front-runners...

    Kevin Strickland Written by Kevin Strickland about almost 5 years ago 1,349 reads 29 comments

  25. Auburn's Ben Tate sends Heisman Hopes of Tennessee's Eric Berry Skidding

    Eric Berry for Heisman? Sorry, but no.  Auburn running back Ben Tate derailed that fleeting notion when he lowered his shoulder in the third quarter of the Tigers' 26-22 Saturday win over the ...

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