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Auburn dismisses top running back Jovon Robinson from team

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has dismissed top running back Jovon Robinson from the team. Malzahn said he made the move Wednesday before the Tigers’ first practice of preseason camp. He says the team’s top returning rusher didn’t meet his standards for an Auburn player but declined to elaborate. He added that, “There’s going to be no…

Auburn, Kansas State to meet in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s basketball team will travel to Manhattan, Kan., on Dec. 2 to face Kansas State as part of the 2016 SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The SEC and Big 12 announced the match-ups for the event Monday. The event will feature 10 teams from the SEC against every team from the Big 12. Auburn and Kansas State…

Tiger TV time as Auburn takes over SEC Network Sunday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn Athletics Department is taking over the airwaves of the SEC Network for 24 hours beginning Saturday, July 23 at 11 p.m. CT until Sunday, July 24 at 10:59 p.m. CT. During that time, Auburn will be treating fans to 10 rebroadcasts of classic games, as well as two SEC Storied documentaries and the original…

Auburn’s Cooper voted Elite 90 Fan Favorite winner

INDIANAPOLIS (auburntigers.com)– Auburn softball standout Kasey Cooper was voted as the winner of the NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest, announced by the association on Thursday evening. The all-american infielder dominated the top portion throughout the competition and collected 38 percent of the final votes in the last round. During the final round of voting, however, Cooper was down by…

Ramsier tabbed to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Casie Ramsier was named to the 2016 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List, it was announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on Wednesday. The honor, which will be awarded at the conclusion of the 2016 season, is given annually to the top player in the country. “Casie is very deserving of being…

SEC Media Days: Lennon and Longshore Discuss Gus Malzahn

Following a disappointing season last year, a lot of pressure is on Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn this year.  It’s already been an off season where the head coach has had to deal with players getting in trouble.  Sports Director Vince Lennon and Sports Analyst John Longshore discuss what faces Malzahn this season and how he’s handled player discipline.  We…

SEC Media Days: Auburn Players Show Support for Head Coach

Day 1 of SEC Media Days in Hoover kicked off with the Auburn Tigers taking center state.  After a disappointing season last year, the Tigers hope to rebound in 2016.  Katherine Donnelly talked to players about their confidence in head coach Gus Malzahn. Categories: Auburn, Video Tags: Auburn, auburn tigers, College Football, football, sec

Grothe captures spot in 1500 freestyle finals at Olympic Trials

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Zane Grothe will swim in lane 2 of the finals of the men’s 1500-meter freestyle on Sunday with a spot in Rio on the line. The Auburn record-holder for the 500-, 1,000 and 1650-yard freestyles, Grothe clocked the fifth-fastest time (15:11.72) in the 1500m freestyle on Saturday afternoon during prelims at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials in…

Kelli Murphy named WGCA All-American Scholar

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn sophomore Kelli Murphy was named an All-American Scholar by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, the WGCA announced Tuesday. Murphy was one of 828 golfers nationwide to receive the recognition. She was also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll last week and the SEC Community Service team earlier this year. It marked Murphy’s second-straight recognition as…

Five Indicted for Distribution of Prescription Drugs Near Auburn

Five individuals were arrested over the past two weeks after being indicted and charged with prescription drug distribution offenses, announced United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. The individuals arrested were: Bradford A. Blount, 25, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama; Dennis Michael Elder, 26, of Vestavia Hills; Saxon R. Monk, 25, of Washington, D.C.; Randolph D. Ogburn, 64, of Valley, Alabama; and Lewis Michael James, 57,…