Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:54 PM EST2013-12-11 04:54:32 GMT
(RNN) - Gil Brandt of NFL.com and ESPN radio host Paul Finebaum are reporting that Alabama's Nick Saban is in contract negotiations with the university for a contract extension that would pay him $7 millionMore >>
Reports are swirling that Alabama football coach Nick Saban has a contract extension on his desk from Alabama. Meanwhile, conflicting reports coming from Texas say that coach Mack Brown may be on his way out this week. More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 3:51 PM EST2013-12-06 20:51:27 GMT
(RNN) - A relatively quiet few days ahead have a pair of scheduling anomalies: Two games in conference play. Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go headMore >>
Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go head to head this week. More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 1:35 PM EST2013-12-06 18:35:45 GMT
(RNN) - As the curtain falls on the BCS era, the college football championship picture is, as usual, a colossal mess. But change is in the wind and relief is in sight. Sort of. Next year the championshipMore >>
This will be the last year for the much-criticized Bowl Championship Series, which has produced college football national championship games since 1998. The new College Football Playoff will be just as controversial, but much, much more lucrative. Here's a look at what the future holds.More >>
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn fans are keeping a cherished tradition alive - at least for now.
Hundreds streamed to Toomer's Corner following the 23rd-ranked Tigers' 42-38, comeback win over Utah State on Saturday. They celebrated like always by heaving toilet paper into the branches of the two poisoned, ailing oak trees at the intersection of campus and downtown.
Fans like 23-year-old Auburn graduate Emily Curry wonder how long they'll get the chance. Curry says it "makes me really sad that this might be the last time."
With leaves mottled brown and yellow, the frail-looking trees are getting special treatment from the university, town and fan base in hopes that they'll pull through.
Alabama fan Harvey Updyke Jr. is awaiting trial on charges that he poisoned the trees.
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