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Hugh Freeze
Freeze on ESPN's 'College Gameday': 'Auburn is a special place'

New Auburn head football coach Hugh Freeze was a guest on Saturday's broadcast of "College Gameday" on ESPN.

Tommy Tuberville
Tuberville on Auburn hiring Freeze: 'Sometimes you have to give people a second chance'

Tuberville, who led the Auburn football team from 1999-2008, acknowledged Freeze's past problems at Ole Miss but said the new coach deserved a "second chance."

Carnell Williams
Cadillac: 12 Auburn football players dedicated their lives to Christ this year

Following Auburn's 49-27 loss to in-state rival Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Tigers interim head coach Carnell "Cadillac" Williams revealed that 12 players had given their lives to God.

Hugh Freeze
Hugh Freeze gets emotional during introduction as Auburn head football coach

Hugh Freeze was introduced as Auburn's football coach during a Tuesday press conference.

Alabama basketball's Brandon Miller
Alabama jumps Auburn in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

Alabama jumped seven spots to No. 11 in the country, while Auburn fell two spots to No. 15 despite remaining undefeated on the season.

Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley rails against Alabama football fans — 'These guys have lost two games, and they think it's the end of the world'

During a recent appearance on "The Next Round," Auburn basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley shared his hatred of Alabama fans

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Auburn, Alabama basketball teams remain in top 20 after 4-0 starts

Both Auburn and Alabama boast top 20 teams in the latest Associated Press poll.

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'Really breaks my heart' — Saban responds to former players calling out Tide for not playing to Alabama 'standard'

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban on Thursday responded to comments made by former players like Greg McElroy and Bo Scarbrough regarding the state of the program.

Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley calls for Auburn to hire Deion Sanders — 'He's going to win or be successful at anything he does'

Auburn basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley on Thursday voiced his support for his alma mater to hire Jackson State head coach Deion "Prime Time" Sanders to fill its coaching vacancy.

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Paul Finebaum on Auburn head coaching search: 'Cadillac' needs to be considered 'legitimate candidate for the job'

As rumors swirl about the next Auburn head football coach, SEC Network's Paul Finebaum is floating a new, yet familiar, name out there.

Auburn, Alabama, Iron Bowl
Iron Bowl set to kick off at 2:30 p.m.

Kick off for the 87th iteration of the biggest rivalry in sports is set for 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, November 26 on CBS.

Auburn's Carnell 'Cadillac' Williams
Watch: Auburn's 'Cadillac' Williams on first win as head coach: 'All glory goes to God'

The legendary former Auburn running back celebrated the victory in a big way with a gathering of former Tigers behind him and an energized crowd cheering him on.

Nick Saban, Greg McElroy
McElroy, Saban trade back-and-forth over future of Alabama football, NIL

Alabama football head coach Nick Saban on Tuesday responded to his former quarterback Greg McElroy suggesting the legendary coach's reign was likely in its final stages.

Election 2022
Live Updates: 2022 midterm elections; Britt, Ivey romp

Stay tuned to 1819 News for live updates on the 2022 midterm elections in Alabama.

John Cohen
Auburn introduces AD John Cohen — 'My goal' is to put Auburn in position to win SEC, national championships

Auburn University on Tuesday officially introduced John Cohen as its new athletics director.

Thanksgiving, turkey
Alabama Extension economist: Expect more expensive Thanksgiving for this year — Turkey prices are at their highest levels in over 20 years

An Alabama economist says to be prepared for another more expensive Thanksgiving meal following last year's inflation-ridden holiday.

Nov 12, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Bruce Pearl during the game between Auburn and ULM at Auburn Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Shannon/AU Athletics
Left melts down over Auburn basketball's Bruce Pearl support for Candace Owens

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Tuesday voiced his support for conservative author and activist Candace Owens.

Auburn football eagle
Baker: Five candidates to replace Bryan Harsin at Auburn

Let's look at the top five names Cohen could consider to replace Harsin.

Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson suggests Deion Sanders could be a fit at Auburn — 'He has what it takes'

Auburn football and baseball legend Bo Jackson thrust his support behind Jackson State football head coach Deion "Prime Time" Sanders coaching on the Plains.

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Study: Alabama ranked 17th among states for schools returning to in-person learning post-COVID; Lags behind most GOP-led neighboring states

Trailing all of its neighboring states besides Tennessee, Alabama was ranked the 17th-best at getting kids back in schools from the shutdowns.

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Alabama's low labor participation rate continues to drop as unemployment rate remains flat at 2.6%

Despite the unemployment rate holding steady, the state's labor force participation rate continues to fall, dropping from 57.6% in August to 57.1% in September, which is significantly lower than the national average of 62.3%.

Bubba Wallace
NASCAR suspends Talladega noose hoaxer Bubba Wallace for intentionally crashing, shoving Kyle Larson

NASCAR on Tuesday announced that Mobile native Bubba Wallace had been suspended for one race after he intentionally crashed Kyle Larson in Sunday's Las Vegas race.

Pearl oats
Auburn, Alabama to open basketball season in top 25

The Yellowhammer State boasts two of the top 25 teams heading into the 2022-2023 college basketball season.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Watch: Nick Saban chastises media member for not being with pregnant wife — 'I don’t even think you should be here'

Legendary Alabama head football coach Nick Saban might have a future in marriage counseling once his coaching career is over.

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AG Marshall slams Biden admin for 'acting beyond their authority' in withholding funding for schools — 'Sovereignty isn't for sale'

Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday blasted President Joe Biden and his administration for "acting beyond their authority" by attempting to pressure Alabama to shift toward genderless bathrooms in schools.

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Merrill: 'Certain people' discussing consequences for ALGOP chair Wahl for 'misrepresentation' of official ID to vote

Tuesday on "Alabama's Morning News with JT," Secretary of State John Merrill weighed in on Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl using identification he had reportedly made to vote in the last two elections.

Talladega
Talladega Superspeedway offering refuge for Hurricane Ian evacuees

With Category 4 Hurricane Ian set to hit the Gulf Coast, Talladega Superspeedway is providing refuge at three of its campgrounds for those escaping the looming danger.

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