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Alabama practice report: Tide preparing young O-linemen in case injuries limit starters vs. Tennessee

al.com — TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The third Tuesday in October is underway for Alabama. Here's the latest on their preparations for the fourth Saturday. What we saw -- Both Austin Shepherd (knee/ankle) and Ryan Kelly (knee) received first-team snaps with the offensive line, but so did their respective backups.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @aldotcomSports: Added new Pix-Alabama practice report: Tide preparing young O-linemen in case injuries limit starters vs. Tennessee | ow.ly/D7X7H

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Andrew_Gribble: Alabama practice report: Tide preparing young O-linemen in case injuries limit starters vs. Tennessee ow.ly/D7Veh

Oct 21, 2014

Alabama practice report: Tide preparing young O-linemen in case injuries limit starters vs. Tennessee ow.ly/D7Veh

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Oct 21, 2014

RT @JoelAEricksonAU: Live updates: Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee previews South Carolina matchup s.al.com/mpv5WAj

Oct 21, 2014

Live updates: Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee previews South Carolina matchup s.al.com/mpv5WAj

Watch Bruce Pearl break down Auburn's roster, postseason chances

al.com — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl isn't completely sure what lies ahead this season. He likes to think the Tigers could maybe rise to the middle of the pack in the SEC and contend for a spot in the NCAA Tournament in his first season, but he knows he will not have a full idea until he lines up his team against another in November.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @bmarcello: Watch Bruce Pearl break down Auburn's roster, postseason chances ow.ly/D89Mr

Oct 21, 2014

Watch Bruce Pearl break down Auburn's roster, postseason chances ow.ly/D89Mr

Gus Malzahn reinstates Jermaine Whitehead, updates season-ending injury to a receiver, more

al.com — AUBURN, Alabama -- Gus Malzahn's big weekly press conference is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. today. Live updates (refresh the page for the latest notes and quotes) will follow in the space below: --- Related Stories
Oct 21, 2014

Gus Malzahn reinstates Jermaine Whitehead, updates a season-ending injury to a receiver and more notes: al.com/auburnfootball…

Oct 21, 2014

WR Stanton Truitt is out for the year after undergoing shoulder surgery. al.com/auburnfootball…

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Auburn could make moves on offensive line; Braden Smith getting more reps

al.com — AUBURN, Alabama -- Braden Smith is making a move, and on an Auburn offensive line looking for consistency, the freshman's time on the field should increase in the coming weeks.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @bmarcello: Auburn could make moves on offensive line; Braden Smith getting more reps ow.ly/D7iTc

Oct 21, 2014

Auburn could make moves on offensive line; Braden Smith getting more reps ow.ly/D7iTc

SEC Football by the Numbers: Alabama's record romp, Missouri's no-offense victory

al.com — A recap of Week 8 of the SEC football season: 0 Rushing yards for Tennessee against Ole Miss on Saturday. The Volunteers had 28 rushing attempts on which they gained 61 yards and lost 61 yards. Ole Miss recorded seven sacks, accounting for 41 of the negative rushing yards, and five other tackles behind the line of scrimmage.

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Where to get Kansas City Royals 'Sprinkles the Cat' suit for Halloween + coupon

blog.al.com — Are you watching the World Series? Have you been keeping up with the Kansas City Royals and their post season news? If so, then you might have seen a famous set of fans wearing Sprinkles the Cat wrestling singlets. If you haven't, then you might have seen it tonight during the 'All about that base' music video.

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Oct 21, 2014

6 questions for Greg Albritton, Susan Smith in Alabama Senate District 22 race s.al.com/EcNc2fC via @aldotcom #alpolitics

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Oct 21, 2014

RT @JoelAEricksonAU: Fully updated: Auburn wide receiver Stanton Truitt out for season after surgery s.al.com/GN3qEIL

Oct 21, 2014

Fully updated: Auburn wide receiver Stanton Truitt out for season after surgery s.al.com/GN3qEIL

Oct 21, 2014

Auburn wide receiver Stanton Truitt out for season after surgery s.al.com/GN3qEIL

Target Toy Book 2014 60 page preview

blog.al.com — If you're interested in the Target Toy Book preview head over to BlackFriday.com and see the 60 page scan. There are coupons included and this should be released soon via Sunday papers. Related Stories

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Oct 21, 2014

The search for a new Birmingham school superintendent will lay the groundwork for a stronger system s.al.com/IC55qWV via @aldotcom

Sports Illustrated allegations against Oklahoma State 'fundamentally unfounded,' according to school, NCAA

al.com — Allegations of impropriety made by former Oklahoma State football players in a Sports Illustrated series more than a year ago were "fundamentally unfounded," according to the school and the NCAA. The NCAA and the Compliance Group, an outside consultant hired by OSU, released a joint statement Tuesday on the school's website.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @CregStephenson: Sports Illustrated allegations against Oklahoma State 'fundamentally unfounded,' school, NCAA say | ow.ly/D6MVW

Oct 21, 2014

Sports Illustrated allegations against Oklahoma State 'fundamentally unfounded,' school, NCAA say | ow.ly/D6MVW

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Oct 21, 2014

Airbus jobs, lofts in Huntsville, a new Kia dealership in AL.com's business news s.al.com/SRaXRd

Zombie baby! Cemetery snafu! 'Town of the Living Dead' continues its homegrown havoc on Syfy

al.com — Is the Syfy channel laughing with them, or laughing at them? That's a key question for TV viewers in Alabama, if they've been watching "Town of the Living Dead." Four episodes into the "comedic docuseries" -- actually, a Southern-fried reality show set in Jasper -- we're ready to render a verdict.

After former Heisman hopeful Kenny Hill is benched, Texas A&M may have a QB controversy

al.com — TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - After a 59-0 loss at Alabama, Texas A&M coaches and players kept saying how the upcoming bye week was coming at a perfect time. It also might be the right time to reopen the quarterback competition.
Oct 21, 2014

Is Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill, he of the record 511 passing yards vs. South Carolina, on the verge of getting benched? al.com/sports/index.s…

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Oct 21, 2014

Jeff Sagarin still does college football rankings, and his computers like the SEC s.al.com/SjpV5GF via @aldotcom