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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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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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The Shame in Our Game

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So perhaps West Virginia freshman Daxter Miles Jr. was not too smart in calling out Kentucky before their Sweet 16 game last night.  Predicting a Mountaineers victory was preferable to pre-signaling defeat. But to claim the Wildcats “don’t play hard” might have been reckless. But the media’s post-Daxter takedown on ...

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