Archive for the Category ‘Columns’

The Wishbone Podcast: Oh for a Muse of Fire…!

The Wishbone Podcast: Oh for a Muse of Fire…!

Van and John preview Auburn’s first five games of the season, but first are joined by AU uniform expert Clint Richardson to talk about the Tigers’ best and worst jersey/helmet looks and future options. All this plus Jim Mora, Shakespeare, and a whiff of barbecue to come…! Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) […]

Media Daze

Media Daze

Disclosure: Auburn journalism faculty member and season ticket holder here. You can judge from this and other writing if I live up to my claim of promoting responsible journalism over fandom. Coach Gus Malzahn’s decision to remove quarterback Nick Marshall from Auburn’s SEC Media Days roster met with much disappointment. The decision came after Marshall […]

The Wishbone Podcast: I Love Football and I Love America

The Wishbone Podcast: I Love Football and I Love America

This week, Van and John preview the Auburn defense position by position for 2014, preview the SEC BBQ Predictions, look back at the USA in the World Cup, and of course bid a fond and sad farewell to Lutzy. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. … Keep Reading: * Terry Bowden tells […]

The Wishbone Podcast: Men in Auburn Polos

The Wishbone Podcast: Men in Auburn Polos

John and Van look at this year’s squads of running backs, receivers, fullbacks/tight ends, the OL and more. Plus your “World Cup Minute” (TM). And value-added fun. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. … Keep Reading: * Terry Bowden tells TWER Auburn has a right to claim 1993 national championship * Bama […]

The Ethics of Everything, All the Time

The Ethics of Everything, All the Time

This go-round, John Carvalho looks at how sports journalism ethics have changed as technology has changed.  You can offer your thoughts as sports content readers below as well, and John will respond as appropriate.  He promises to behave too. See if you can guess which ESPN personality made the following statement: “[The] principles and the […]

The Wishbone Podcast: National Titles & Position by Position

The Wishbone Podcast: National Titles & Position by Position

Van and John give their final word on the National Championships debate, then present part one of their breakdown of the 2014 squad, position by position. Listen to previous episodes here. … Keep Reading: * Terry Bowden tells TWER Auburn has a right to claim 1993 national championship * Bama wins its first national championship […]

Auburn media guides have been ‘acknowledging’ national championships for 1913, 1983, 1993, 2004 teams for years

Auburn media guides have been ‘acknowledging’ national championships for 1913, 1983, 1993, 2004 teams for years

The Auburn National Championship Genome Project has been making bloglines ever since the publication of Birmingham lawyer Michael Skotnicki’s 2012 book Auburn’s Unclaimed National Champions. The project was officially acknowledged and even smiled upon by AU’s Athletic Department just before Auburn took on Florida State for what would have possibly been eventually claimed as the […]

The Wishbone Podcast: Luck, Schedules, and the NFL Draft!

The Wishbone Podcast: Luck, Schedules, and the NFL Draft!

This week Van and John talk about the role “luck” played in 2013, look back at AU players in the NFL draft, and debate the new conference schedules, as well as Part 2 of the World Cup preview. Listen to previous episodes here. … Keep Reading: * Auburn grad in Auburn shirt leads ‘The Price […]

I still believe in Auburn. And love it.

I still believe in Auburn. And love it.

I realized this morning that it has now been ten years since I walked across the stage of Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum and received my BA in History from Auburn University. Ten years since I had the golden bars of a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army pinned on the shoulders of my Army green […]

The Wishbone Podcast: Crab Legs, Drafts & Groups of Death!

The Wishbone Podcast: Crab Legs, Drafts & Groups of Death!

This week, Van and John talk about Auburn players in the NFL draft, answer lots of listener questions, and present part one of their epic World Cup preview! Listen to previous episodes here. … Keep Reading: * Auburn grad in Auburn shirt leads ‘The Price Is Right’ audience in ‘War Eagle’, wins car * Bo […]

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