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Bruce Pearl ‘excited’ as he works with newcomers, nation’s leading returning scorer, top JUCO player

“They’re both physical players, which is something we lacked,” says the Auburn coach.

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SEC names its Athletes of the Year for 2013-14

Florida softball pitcher Hannah Rogers and Kentucky baseball player AJ Reed are the 2013-2014 Roy F. Kramer SEC Athletes of the Year. The Athletes of the Year are determined by a vote of the conference’s athletics directors, and the winners were announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive on Tuesday.

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Family members of former Auburn football players Ladarious Phillips and Ed Christian file wrongful death suit in 2012 triple homicide

View full sizeDesmonte Leonard, the 23-year-old accused of killing three and wounding three at an Auburn apartment complex in June, pled not guilty to all charges at his arraignment on Sept. 27. (Vasha Hunt/Associated Press, Opelika-Auburn News, Pool)  OPELIKA, Alabama…

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Auburn VIP 25: Is it finally No. 9′s time to shine?

If everything goes exactly as Cameron Artis-Payne plans, he’ll become the next in a long line of productive Auburn running backs in Gus Malzahn’s offense, none more so than Tre Mason was in his Heisman Trophy chase last season down the stretch.

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Lifelong friend Brian Penter, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik remember Philip Lutzenkirchen

Chizik spoke at length about Lutzenkirchen on WJOX-FM and Penter, a Montgomery TV personality, wrote a blog about his lifelong friend.

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Auburn’s Kick Six, Prayer in Jordan-Hare advance in ESPY voting

Fan voting has pushed Auburn’s Kick Six against Alabama and the Prayer in Jordan-Hare touchdown pass against Georgia to the Elite 8 of ESPN’s fan voting for the best play of the year.

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Police suspect alcohol use in accident that killed Philip Lutzenkirchen

Police suspect alcohol was used by each of the four inhabitants of a vehicle which crashed Sunday, killing former Auburn star Philip Lutzenkirchen and the driver, according to a traffic crash report released Monday to AL.com and multiple media outlets.

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Auburn pitcher Keegan Thompson named to Baseball America’s All-America team

Thompson was a first-team selection and builds upon his postseason awards haul that also included selections to Collegiate Baseball’s freshman All-American list and the SEC’s All-Freshman team.

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War Eagle tribute to Auburn’s Philip Lutzenkirchen

Alabama and Auburn fans alike are mourning the tragic loss of former Auburn star Philip Lutzenkirchen.

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Multiple SEC schools already after rising junior RB Denzel Mitchell

Denzel Mitchell will be one of the most recruited players in Alabama in the class of 2016.

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