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Notes from the Beat, 9/30

Guys, this isn't exactly what I meant when I said last Saturday's offense-heavy matchup against South Carolina was going to be a "track meet".

It’s Thursday, and it’s been a while since we’ve had a look around at the newsbits coming out of the beatosphere. Yes, I just made that up. And no, I’m not Jerry. He’s a little busy. But I’ll do my best to pull substitute duty. Hey, it’s not like I …

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Fear and Loathing in Tuscaloosa: Gamechanger matinees, screwdrivers at Bryant-Denny, and Ben Bartley’s crisis of faith


What do you get when you when you mix senioritis with a Bama fan girlfriend and the musk of Nick Saban? A disturbing gem of submersion journalism exploring the dark heart of football fandom (and the terrifying armpit of west Alabama). WARNING: you will never look at Young Bartley the same way again.

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