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Latest Stories Richard Deitsch: ESPN's watchdogs, the Poynter Institute, offer a self-reviewupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 16:10:00

The Poynter Review Project, a process in which a group of Poynter faculty review ESPN content across all platforms and publicly comment on ESPN's efforts, will conclude this November after an 18-month tenure.

South Alabama football assistant coach found deadupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 14:05:00

An assistant football coach at the University of South Alabama in Mobile was found dead at his home, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a coroner said.

NCAA, Auburn notify FBI about point-shaving allegationsupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 08:45:00

The NCAA says it has contacted the FBI after point-shaving allegations were lodged against Auburn University's men's basketball program.

Bet on Olympic athletes? This way, it's OKupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 11:06:00

There are few topics in sport more taboo than betting. Ask baseball's Pete Rose.

London Olympics on timeupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 11:06:00

Friday is the six month mark before the Opening Ceremony for London 2012. Jim Boulden got a tour of the Olympic Park.

College students take ADHD drugs for better gradesupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 16:37:00

Jared Gabay is like many other college students. When he has a big test coming up, he turns to what's called a "study drug" for a little extra boost.

Auburn finds hope in fight to save poisoned treesupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 18:17:00

Auburn University officials got their first glimmer of hope Friday since they received word that that school's beloved live oak trees had been poisoned with a massive dose of the virulent herbicide Spike 80DF.

Task force working to save poisoned Auburn University landmark treesupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 11:57:00

Work to replace heavily poisoned soil choking the life from two beloved oak trees at Auburn University continued for a second day Tuesday, according to Mike Clardy, the school's director of communications.

Auburn tree truce?updated: Thu Feb 24 2011 11:57:00

Student presidents from Auburn and the University of Alabama come to a truce over Auburn's poisoned oaks.

Cutting N-word from Twain is not censorshipupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 07:02:00

Let's start this conversation from the beginning: Censorship is almost always wrong. As a scholar, I can't condone the suppression of ideas, and I am typically against it. Now that I've said what I am supposed to say, let's get down to the nitty-gritty.

Obama spokesman Gibbs to leave White Houseupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 19:32:00

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says it's been a "remarkable privilege" to be President Barack Obama's top spokesman, "even when you wake up at 4 and pick up the paper and groan."

Gibbs leaves WH for private sectorupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 19:32:00

CNN's Dan Lothian reports on White House spokesman Robert Gibbs' move to the private sector.

Oil threatens Alabama's 'jolly good time'updated: Mon May 17 2010 09:15:00

Doris Bishop has strolled to the beach in Point Clear, Alabama, in the predawn hours of summer every morning for decades. She goes in search of tiny eels, baby flounder and blue crabs at the water's surface.

12 quirky college donations -- with stringsupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 11:09:00

For most of us, college donations entail little more than occasionally dropping a small check in the mail after receiving repeated pleas for cash from our alma maters. Some people, though, tend to be a bit more individualistic with their generosity.

Parents plead for return of missing U.S. studentupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 13:19:00

An international search is under way for a 29-year-old Auburn University veterinary student who vanished under what appears to be unusual circumstances in Thailand.

Drought parches much of the U.S., may get worseupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 17:26:00

Marjorye Heeney knew something was wrong when she saw a bulging cloud of black dust darken the sky.

CNNMoney: Citigroup's road to nationalizationupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 08:23:00

Citigroup may be on the verge of nationalization. But what exactly that means remains to be seen. College Football Fans More Likely to Go to the Pollsupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 16:00:00

Obama and McCain volunteers should be out in force at Saturday's games; that's where the voters are

Suspect's mother: 'I'm sorry'updated: Mon Mar 10 2008 08:25:00

The mother of a man charged in the killing of an Auburn University student says she's sorry for the student's family.

Mother of suspect in Auburn slaying: 'I'm sorry'updated: Mon Mar 10 2008 08:25:00

In a television interview, the mother of a man charged in the murder of an Auburn University freshman repeatedly says she's sorry about the suffering the victim's family is enduring.

Police arrest man in killing of Auburn studentupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 07:00:00

Police have arrested a man in the killing of Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk, who died this week, according to the Auburn, Alabama, assistant police chief.

Separate but similar murdersupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 07:00:00

Nancy Grace reports on the similar circumstances surrounding the apparently unrelated deaths of two college girls.

Student death investigationupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 17:01:00

Police announce they have formed a task force to investigate the death of an Auburn University student.

Gas can may be a clue in student's deathupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 17:01:00

Police are investigating whether a gas can found in downtown Auburn, Alabama, is related to the shooting death of an 18-year-old Auburn University student, authorities said Friday.

Task force investigates slaying of Auburn studentupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 03:09:00

A task force made up of several agencies is pursuing leads in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Auburn University student.

Student fatally shotupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 11:28:00

CNN's Nancy Grace investigates the mysterious death of Auburn University student Lauren Burk. Eye of the tiger: Auburn's Kerron Stewart wins the Honda Award updated: Thu Jun 14 2007 04:55:00

Auburn University senior Kerron Stewart has been chosen as the nation's top female track and field athlete for 2007. The honor is based on the results of national balloting among 1,000 NCAA member schools as part of the Collegiate Women Sports Awards program, now in its 31st year. Stewart's victory will earn her the Honda Sports Award, given annually to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports, along with an automatic nomination for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year.

CNNMoney: College costs: Up, up and awayupdated: Thu Aug 17 2006 10:50:00

The cost of higher education looks like it's climbing ... again.

For these working dogs, mold is goldupdated: Fri Apr 23 2004 10:14:00

(CNN) -- Forget batteries, microchips and expensive air quality tests. Some experts simply reach for a bag of doggie treats when searching for pesky hidden house molds.

Fortune: If It's Marketing, Can It Also Be Education?updated: Mon Oct 02 2000 00:01:00

If you had seen Kelly Murphy hawking T-shirts and handing out free pizza in front of shiny new Chevrolet Blazers one day last spring at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., you might have thought she...

Money Magazine: WISE UP The truth about thirst-quenching sports drinks Why sports drinks won't make you "Be Like Mike"updated: Mon Aug 01 1994 00:01:00

It's summertime, and the sportin' is sweaty. So, aerobic animal that you are, you may be tempted to quaff Quaker Oats' top-selling Gatorade (89 cents for a 16-ounce bottle), Pepsi's new All Sport (...

Money Magazine: SEPARATING THE SAFE FEDERAL INSURERS FROM THE SHAKY ONESupdated: Tue Oct 01 1991 00:01:00

First, the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, which insured thrifts, ran out of cash in 1986. Now the banks' Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation may follow. The General Accounting Of...

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