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Shooting Investigation Leads to Drug Bust in Lee County

Lee County Sheriffs Deputies have made an arrest in a shooting that occurred on December 9, in the 500 block of Lee Road 592. The shooting happened in Phenix City. Authorities arrested and charged David Cobb, 19, of Auburn with the shooting. Multiple shell casings were located in the area that spanned the distance between two homes. Multiple victims were located…

Gus Malzahn is out as Auburn’s Head Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Sunday a leadership change for Auburn football as Gus Malzahn will no longer direct the program. Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will serve as interim head coach. In eight years, Malzahn compiled a 68-35 record including a 39-27 mark in Southeastern Conference play. He led the program to an SEC Championship and BCS…

Nix leads Auburn over Mississippi State 24-10

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Bo Nix threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Auburn to a 24-10 victory over Mississippi State in its final regular season game of the year. Auburn put only field goals on the board in each of the game’s first three quarters, but Nix connected with Seth Williams early in the fourth to…

SEC and ESPN reach 10-year agreement for exclusive broadcast rights

Adds 15 Premier Football Games, Eight Marquee Men’s Basketball Games Ensuring That Every Football and Men’s Basketball Game Airs on an ESPN Network SEC Football Championship Game on ABC Each Year A Regular SEC Football Game on ABC in the Late Afternoon Window; SEC Games to be Part of ABC’s Saturday Night Football Franchise Select SEC Non-Conference Matchups Available on ESPN+ Solidifies…

Auburn men’s basketball starts slow, falls to UCF

ORLANDO, Fla. – It was a strong effort defensively from Auburn on Monday night. But the Tigers struggled offensively and didn’t have enough firepower to win on the road as they dropped a 63-55 decision to UCF to wrap up a three-game stretch in Florida. “Defensively I thought our kids played hard. I thought we had a good game plan,” Auburn…

Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) stiff-arms Auburn linebacker Owen Pappoe (0) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP) TUSCLAOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones passed for 302 yards and five touchdowns, highlighted by two long ones to DeVonta Smith, and No. 1 Alabama rolled over rival No….

Auburn Men’s Basketball will not compete in 2020-21 Postseason

AUBURN, Ala.—The Auburn men’s basketball program will forgo postseason competition for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. The NCAA and the SEC have been notified. The athletics department and university administration, in conjunction with Coach Bruce Pearl, made the decision after careful deliberation and in light of the ongoing matter that surfaced in fall 2017 regarding former assistant coach Chuck Person. Auburn…

Auburn pulls away from Tennessee in Second Half

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Smoke Monday returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17 on Saturday night. Auburn (5-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 10-0 to Tennessee (2-5, 2-5) and dealt with injuries to star running back Tank Bigsby and its two starting offensive tackles. The Tigers were…

Auburn’s Okoro, Alabama’s Lewis Jr. go in top 15 of NBA Draft

Auburn’s Isaac Okoro was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 5th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr. was picked by the New Orleans Pelicans at pick 13.   CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have selected guard/forward Isaac Okoro (oh-CORE-oh) from Auburn University with the fifth overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. In his lone collegiate season…