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The AU Wishbone Podcast: The Dead Zone!

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Van and John help you through the dead zone of early summer with discussion of Auburn’s future football schedules, NFL draft talk, and listener questions. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, click here. … Keep Reading: * Praise and worship standard ‘More …

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Auburn Softball rules

Senior Morgan Estell signs an autograph for a fan. Auburn Softball NCAA Tournament Selection Party and Celebration at Toomer's in Auburn, AL on May 10, 2015.

You will have to forgive me, but what follows is social commentary. I know, we get preached at enough from all corners, but in this you will have to indulge me. Auburn University (my alma mater) has a softball team. It’s had one for almost 20 years. And to be …

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An even better view of the Auburn helmet visor

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Here’s an even better view of the curious Auburn helmet visor that dual-hat-threat legends David Langner and Mike Fuller used to stupefy both the sun and coverage units in the early 1970s. That writing on top? Yep, his jersey number. You can read the story behind (and even see video …

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Can Whitlock Coach the Undefeated Team?

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It’s an oversimplification worth heeding: Journalists should never be in charge of anything. Don’t ever say to a columnist, “If you’re so smart, why don’t you do something other than criticize?” Too risky. We can organize words, sentences and paragraphs into an article. Beyond that, we struggle to organize a …

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