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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: Auburn outlasts Alabama, ending Tide’s playoff hopes

Shaun Shivers scored on an 11-yard run with 8:08 left to put No. 16 Auburn ahead, and another failed field goal by No. 5 Alabama in the Iron Bowl wiped …

Gonzaga returning to Orlando tournament next season

Gonzaga has thoroughly enjoyed its last three trips to Orlando, a trend the Zags hope continues next season. The Zags are officially part of the eight-team field at 2020 Orlando …

Bo Nix, No. 11 Auburn hope home games help get Tigers on track

Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers will finish the season trying to take advantage of the comforts of their home field. It has certainly been kinder to them than the …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: Kansas State shocks No. 5 Oklahoma 48-41

Skylar Thompson and Kansas State dealt a big blow to No. 5 Oklahoma’s national title hopes. Thompson threw for 213 yards and ran for four touchdowns, the defense did just …

It’s No. 9 Auburn’s turn to face Joe Burrow, No. 2 LSU

The challenge for Jeremiah Dinson and No. 9 Auburn in Baton Rouge on Saturday will be contending with Joe Burrow and No. 2 LSU’s explosive offense.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Arkansas’ Chad Morris, Auburn’s Gus Malzahn put friendship on hold

The last time Arkansas coach Chad Morris felt this much pressure to win was nearly 20 years ago. His first year at Stephenville High School in East Texas resulted in …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: No. 10 Florida drops Auburn, stays unbeaten

Lamical Perine ran 88 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, and No. 10 Florida beat seventh-ranked Auburn 24-13 in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday.

Top 10 showdown: QBs gear up for Auburn-Florida matchup

Kyle Trask was a backup quarterback with four collegiate passes this time last year. That’s still four more than Bo Nix, who was in high school. Now, Trask is the …

No. 7 Auburn rides defense while offense gains footing

The Auburn Tigers have successfully navigated one-third of the season largely because of one of the Southeastern Conference’s better defenses. The seventh-ranked Tigers (4-0) have climbed the rankings with a …

No. 8 Auburn, Bo Nix taking show on road against Kellen Mond & Co.

Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond can relate to the emotions Auburn’s Bo Nix must be feeling heading into the Aggies-Tigers showdown this weekend. Mond was once the youthful starter leading …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019

Auburn’s Bo Nix getting tossed into fire, just like his Dad

Bo Nix is getting thrust right into the fire as Auburn’s new quarterback. When the 16th-ranked Tigers face No. 11 Oregon, Nix is set to become the first Auburn freshman …

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison

Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball. Person was sentenced on …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019

Auburn, coach Bruce Pearl agree to new 5-year contract

Auburn and basketball coach Bruce Pearl have agreed to a new five-year contract. The deal announced Friday, which is worth about $20 million, runs through the 2023-24 season. Auburn spokesman …

UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019

Kyle Guy hits 3 free throws with 0.6 left, Virginia shocks Auburn in Final Four

Auburn had erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and led 62-60 before Kyle Guy stepped to the line in the final second.

Virginia and Auburn match contrasting styles in Final Four

Virginia and Auburn meet at the Final Four in the latest installment of a long-running competition in basketball: Slow and steady vs. fast and furious. The top-seeded Cavaliers are rarely …

UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019

Auburn tops Kentucky 77-71 in OT for first Final Four trip

Drawing inspiration from injured forward Chuma Okeke, the No. 5 seed Auburn Tigers finished off a joyful romp through college basketball royalty by bringing down the winningest program of all. …

UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019

Michigan State knocks off Duke to reach Final Four

Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four. The do-everything point guard took over the game when his team faced its biggest …

UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019

Injury questions linger for teams headed to East, Midwest Region Elite Eight games

The injury questions piled up in NCAA Sweet 16 games in the East and Midwest regions with the potential to impact who earns the final two spots in the Final …

Hot-shooting Auburn upsets No. 1 North Carolina 97-80 in Sweet 16

Fifth-seeded Auburn poured in 17 3-pointers, many of them during a game-changing run that spanned halftime, and the Tigers rolled to a 97-80 upset over North Carolina in the Midwest …

Defensive issues plaguing Auburn during losing streak

The Auburn Tigers are still scoring at a high rate, but so are their opponents. The Tigers, who spent six weeks in the Top 10, have dropped from the rankings …

Jarrett Stidham, Auburn throttle Purdue 63-14 at Music City Bowl

Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in his final college game, and Auburn routed Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018

Maui Invitational roundup: Top-ranked Duke knocks off No. 8 Auburn 78-72 in semifinals

Top-ranked Duke withstood its toughest test of the season, outlasting No. 8 Auburn 78-72 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. The Blue Devils move on to play in the title game …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018

Chuma Okeke leads No. 11 Auburn past No. 25 Washington 88-66

The Tigers raced to an 18-point halftime lead and pushed it to 30 in their first home win over a ranked nonconference team in nearly 48 years.

Misfires plaguing Jarrett Stidham, No. 21 Auburn’s offense

No. 21 Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham isn’t shying away from some of the blame for a sputtering offense. Stidham says he is, after all, the one with the football in his …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Matt Calkins: Despite taking a stinging one-two punch, Huskies’ hopes haven’t hit the canvas

If you’re a Washington football fan, you might have cracked one more brew than you should have over Labor Day weekend. You might have needed a way to dull the …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018

Auburn scores early, late touchdowns to beat Huskies

Jatarvious Whitlow ran 10 yards for a touchdown with 6:15 remaining and the Auburn defense came through at the end, leading the No. 9 Tigers a 21-16 victory over No. …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018

Myles Gaskin, Washington’s offensive line know they have something to prove vs. No. 9 Auburn

Against Alabama in the national semifinals here in 2016, Nick Harris was a 270-pound true freshman making just the fourth start of his career as the Washington Huskies’ right guard. …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

Ten things for Washington fans to know about No. 9 Auburn

Believe it or not, Washington won’t be the only top-10 football team taking the field inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sept. 1.

Detroit Tigers draft Auburn right-hander Casey Mize with No. 1 pick

Casey Mize went from undrafted three years ago all the way to No. 1.

Gabe DeVoe, Clemson rout cold-shooting Auburn to reach Sweet 16

Gabe DeVoe scored 22 points and Elijah Thomas had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson, which closed the first half with a 25-4 run that helped it beat cold-shooting …