AUBURN — The debate that broke out Wednesday morning inside the TD Ameritrade Park press box in Omaha, Neb., (and simultaneously on Twitter) was about how many Division I universities had a football coach who has led a team to a national championship game, a men’s basketball coach that has l… Read the full story
OMAHA, Neb. — On June 12, 2018, the day after Auburn lost to Florida in a super regional, Tanner Burns tweeted four words: “We will be back.” Read the full story
Auburn’s baseball team was eliminated from the College World Series by Louisville on Wednesday, falling 5-3. Read the full story
OMAHA, Neb. — On June 12, 2018, the day after Auburn lost to Florida in a super regional, Tanner Burns tweeted four words: “We will be back.”
OMAHA, Neb. — Ryan Bliss let the slow-rolling ground ball bounce over the top of his glove and onto the rain-dampened infield dirt beneath his feet. Matt Scheffler couldn’t get a glove on the freshman second baseman’s bouncing throw home, allowing the ball to ricochet almost all the way out …
OMAHA, Neb. — Auburn and Louisville have both been granted an extra day of life at the College World Series, though not under circumstances anyone in Omaha, Neb., likely enjoyed.
Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn took in the baseball team’s College World Series opener against Mississippi State with men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Sunday night in Omaha, Neb., and by Monday, he was back in the south for an AMBUSH tour stop in Columbus, Ga.
OMAHA, Neb. — Chris Lemonis recruited against the SEC for close to 25 years between stops at The Citadel, Louisville and Indiana. His evaluation of the conference during that time were that there were a couple of really good teams playing in it.
AUBURN — After North Carolina blanked Auburn 2-0 in the second game of the Chapel Hill Super Regional this past Sunday, Butch Thompson left his team with a simple message going into Monday’s winner-take-all third game:
AUBURN — Butch Thompson was quick to point out Monday that he has, in fact, been to a college world series as a head coach. Just not this College World Series.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Almost exactly one year ago, and about 560 miles south in Gainesville, Fla., Auburn could only watch, stunned, as Florida celebrated Austin Langworthy's game-ending home run in Game 3 of a Super Regional.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Butch Thompson firmly believed that North Carolina's pitching staff became harder to hit when the Tar Heels began using their bullpen.
AUBURN — Butch Thompson sat in Auburn’s baseball offices adjacent to Plainsman Park late Monday morning, not even an hour after the team had returned home to a crowd of fans and university personnel waiting to celebrate the NCAA Regional championship it had claimed the night before in Atlanta.
AUBURN — Bailey Horn said he never lost faith. He trusted Butch Thompson. He knew his character, knew the type of coach he was, and knew things would work out so he could play for him at Auburn.
AUBURN — One of Bruce Pearl's favorite college basketball announcer and analyst cliches: "You live by the 3 and you die by the 3."
AUBURN — On Monday, a group of fans and coaches welcomed back an Auburn team that swept the first weekend of the NCAA tournament to become one of the final 16 teams in the nation and will depart again soon to take on North Carolina for a chance to become one of the final eight.
ATLANTA — There’s no question, Butch Thompson said, that when the ball came off Steven Williams’ bat in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, every Auburn fan felt for a second like the late Rod Bramblett was inside the radio booth, like he was calling the action the same way he had for t…
ATLANTA — Steven Williams and the blue-and-orange-clad Auburn fans seated along the third-base side of Russ Chandler Stadium behind him leaned to their collective left, perhaps trying to will his hard-hit ball inside the right-field foul pole for a home run.
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — Greg Byrne understands the topic of compensating college athletes for their image is popular once again. Alabama’s athletics director also knows it’s not nearly as simple as many make it out to be.
AUBURN — Before the Memorial Day NCAA baseball tournament selection show began, Butch Thompson got up out of his seat and walked to the front of the athletics complex auditorium.