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Mark Edwards' predictions: Too many factors weigh in Tide’s favor

Bear Bryant used to dominate the Iron Bowl, leading Alabama to 19 wins in 25 meetings with Auburn.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Alabama football: Vogler, Stewart 'very questionable' for Iron Bowl
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 6:43 pm

TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama coach Nick Saban said starting tight end Brian Vogler and key reserve wide receiver ArDarius Stewart are still listed as questionable for Saturday’s Iron Bowl matchup against Auburn.

Mark Edwards: Who will rise as new hero of Iron Bowl?
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 5:26 pm

It was Chris Davis last year. Roy Upchurch in 2009. Andrew Zow in 2001.

Alabama practice report: Key players still limited as Tide continues Iron Bowl prep
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 4:27 pm

TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama held its final full practice on Wednesday to continue its preparations for the Iron Bowl. The Crimson Tide worked outside in full pads.

Prep football: Five storylines to watch Friday night
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 3:08 pm

Five storylines to watch Friday night:

Brandon Miller's prep notebook: Ranburne defense stands strong
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Assuming the old adage is true and defense does indeed win championships, Ranburne should feel pretty good going into Friday night’s Class 2A state semifinal against Fyffe.

One on one with ... White Plains' Amber Greenwood
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Amber Greenwood has always gone to White Plains schools, but her successes in sports have taken place in other towns, too.

Alabama wary of the motions and shifts of AU offense
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:16 pm

TUSCALOOSA — A motion here, and a shift there.

1989 Iron Bowl: Tiger Walk reached another level
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:04 pm

The Tiger Walk as it is known today was born 25 years ago.

Prep playoff football: Brandon Miller's predictions
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Anniston Star prep reporter Brandon Miller picks this week’s high school football playoff semifinal games:

Joe Medley: Pass the meme, with dressing and a dream
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:13 pm

Social media memes hasten a thought to cliché, but I’m thankful for the “thankful” meme. It’s the good angel’s gentle, knowing tap on one shoulder, after the bad angel on the other shoulder scored her cynical eye roll.

Auburn football: A lot to play for but Tigers feel ‘the pressure’s not on us’
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 2:40 pm

AUBURN — Reality set in for Auburn nearly two weeks ago.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Prep roundup: Anniston boys beat Sylacauga; Last-second shot sinks Anniston girls
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 10:39 pm

DeQuan Ross had 17 points and 11 rebounds as Anniston’s boys beat Sylacauga at home 63-53 on Tuesday night.

Mark Edwards: Finalists announced, and Winston gets what he deserves
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:43 pm

The Heisman Trophy wasn't the only award Florida State's Jameis Winston won a year ago.

JSU basketball: Gamecocks' women win at home, while men win at A&M
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm

JACKSONVILLE — The combination of defense, production from the bench, and capitalizing off turnovers helped head coach Rick Pietri and his Jacksonville State women’s basketball team beat Wofford 70-55 at home Tuesday.

Auburn notebook: D’haquille Williams to play in Iron Bowl
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 9:14 pm

AUBURN — D'haquille Williams will play in the Iron Bowl.

Playoff rankings: Tide remains No. 1, AU moves down one spot
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 9:11 pm

A lackadaisical first-half performance in an eventual 31-7 win over an FCS opponent combined with a loss by Ole Miss negatively impacted the College Football Playoff committee's opinion of Auburn this week.

Alabama basketball: Tide snaps road/neutral site losing skid
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 9:00 pm

Alabama has snapped the losing streak.

Alabama football: Tide lands trio on lists of award finalists
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 8:50 pm

A trio of Alabama players were named finalists for national awards Tuesday.

JSU football: Jenkins healthy, ready for unfinished business
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 8:48 pm

JACKSONVILLE — Eli Jenkins remembers what happened last year.

1989 Iron Bowl: Hoopla for game lasted all week long
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 8:26 pm

Roger Shultz thought he and the Alabama Crimson Tide were going to stay at the governor’s house the night before the 1989 Iron Bowl.

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