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  1. Dan Mullen's radical idea to change college footballRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. The concept is fairly simple: Any player above the NCAA's new core grade-point-average requirement should get five years of eligibility instead of the standard four.

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  2. Columnist responds to Steve Spurrier's 'enemies' rant, and other SEC East linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. Last week, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier took the unusual step of calling a press conference to repeat something he'd already said the week before.

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  3. Auburn Podcast: Gus Malzahn's honest opinions earn scorn from national mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Alabama Live

    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn speaks to the media during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. The AL.com Auburn Podcast with AL.com managing producer of sports Matt Scalici and Auburn bloggers Blake Ells and WarBlogle returns with another new episode this week in which they discuss the national media's sudden burst of outrage aimed at Gus Malzahn and other SEC head coaches.

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  4. Live at 9 with John Talty: Can we stop criticizing coaches with actual opinions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Alabama Live

    Alabama coach Nick Saban speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. The media's desire to attack a player or coach for saying something interesting is a strategy I'll never quite understand.

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  5. Is Alabama still in the mix for Florida State 4-star linebacker commit Josh Brown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Alabama Live

    Brown, a four-star outside linebacker from Charlotte, N.C., has visited Alabama, Tennessee, Oregon and Virginia Tech, among other places since committing to FSU last September. He said his Alabama visit "went well," and "I enjoyed it, but "I'm not sure if I'm going to take all five of my official visits.

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  6. Bear Bryant and 5 other fans you meet at SEC Media DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    Legendary coaches were abound on the third of five SEC Media Days held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover. And no, we're not just talking about Nick Saban.

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  7. Later deadline to declare for NFL draft would be 'beneficial,' Nick Saban saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban talks with the media, Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com One week before Alabama played Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, Nick Saban sat down with six players to talk about the NFL draft and their futures beyond Alabama, meetings made necessary by a Dec. 15 deadline for underclassmen to request draft grades and feedback from the NFL Draft Advisory Committee.

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  8. South Carolina kicker not impressed by viral field goal videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Alabama Live

    South Carolina's Elliott Fry speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. Texas kicker Nick Rose had his made 80-yard field goal attempt go viral earlier this week.

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  9. Honoring Mike Slive: Most powerful voices in college athletics pay tribute to former SEC commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Alabama Live

    Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive speaks during the SEC Media Days at The Hyatt Regency Birmingham aEU The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala., Monday, July 14, 2014. NCAA president Mark Emmert , Power Five commissioners Larry Scott , John Swofford , Bob Bowlsby and Greg Sankey are among the many voices that are present in this ESPN-produced video tribute to former SEC commissioner Mike Slive , who retired on May 31 after 13 years of leading what is now the richest league in college sports.

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  10. Alabama's Kyle Overstreet picked by Padres in MLB DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alabama's Kyle Overstreet heads for first during an SEC tournament game against Missouri on May 21, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. The San Diego Padres selected Alabama catcher Kyle Overstreet in the 14th round of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday.

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  11. Auburn wants to stick around as it opens NCAA RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn's Cole Lipscomb pitches to Kentucky's Marcus Carson in the third inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament college baseball elimination game at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Ala., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The Tigers better be as they head into their first regional since 2010.

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  12. Will Auburn claim more national championships in football?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn fans buy memorabilia recognizing Auburn's BCS National Championship at Academy Sports & Outdoors in Hoover, Ala., on Jan. 11, 2011. Auburn has no plans to claim more national championships in football after exploring the possibility during a year-long study within the athletics department.

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  13. As SEC Baseball Tournament ends, negotiations over its future at Hoover Met have yet to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Florida and Vanderbilt help the groundscrew pull out the tarp in a rain delay in the second inning during Florida's SEC baseball tournament championship game vs. Vanderbilt, Sunday, May 24, 2015, at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala. Even as the Florida Gators captured the 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament Championship with a 7-3 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Sunday, officials from the city of Hoover and the Southeastern Conference had yet to begin negotiations about the future of the event.

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  14. Hard-core South Carolina Gamecock Bill Golding is true SEC baseball fanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Alabama Live

    More than 100,000 fans flock to the SEC Baseball Tournament in Hoover each year, but some fans stand out more than others. The 83-year-old Army veteran and avid South Carolina Gamecock fan has been a faithful attender of the SEC Baseball Tournament for each of the last 18 years it has been at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

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  15. Will Haynie's big blast keeps Alabama alive in SEC Baseball TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alabama catcher/infielder Will Haynie high-fives teammates after his home run in the seventh inning during Alabama's SEC baseball tournament game 9 vs. Missouri, Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala. Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com Haynie's seventh-inning solo home run was the winning margin in the Crimson Tide's 4-3 win over Missouri on Thursday.

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  16. Nightmare 3rd inning dooms Auburn as Florida eliminates Tigers from SEC TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn's Dalton Rentz pitches in the first inning during Alabama's SEC baseball tournament game 9 vs. Missouri, Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala. Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com) RUNDOWN : Auburn failed to contain Florida's bats early on and is heading home after going 1-2 at the SEC Baseball Tournament in Hoover.

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  17. Ticket sales for 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament ahead of last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Tickets wait to be sold in the ticket office for the 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Ala., on the first day of the tournament, Monday, May 19, 2015. Ticket sales for the 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium are tracking ahead of last year so far, SEC officials said.

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  18. Rewinding Auburn's SEC Baseball Tournament win over KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn opened the 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament with a 6-3 win over Kentucky Tuesday, boosting its chances for an NCAA regional bid . The eighth-seeded Tigers had not played the ninth-seeded Wildcats prior to Tuesday.

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  19. Alabama, Auburn each have 1 player on SEC baseball all-conference teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Vanderbilt pitcher Carson Fulmer continues his mastery of Alabama in the ninth during Alabama's SEC baseball game vs. No. 7 Vanderbilt, Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Hoover Met in Birmingham, Ala.

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  20. Auburn confident in resume, 'playing for a ring' at SEC TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Auburn head coach Sunny Golloway discusses his team's upcoming game against Kentucky in the SEC Baseball Tournament. Auburn head baseball coach Sunny Golloway feels good about his team's postseason resume, regardless of what happens this week in Hoover at the SEC Tournament.

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