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U.S. Senate candidate Bradley Byrne speaks to supporters at Farmers Market Cafe in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.  (Jake Crandall/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Byrne fights to make Senate runoff

Feb. 17, 2020 4:28 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Stepping up to address a Republican club meeting at the Farmer’s Market Cafe, a meat-and-three restaurant not far from the Alabama Capitol, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne gave a version of the oft-repeated phrase of his U.S. Senate campaign. “I’m a Christian. I''m a...

Auburn leading rusher enters NCAA transfer portal

Feb. 5, 2020 3:37 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn running back JaTarvious “Boobee” Whitlow has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Wednesday that Whitlow is “looking for a fresh start somewhere else.” Whitlow led the Tigers in rushing the past two seasons,...

Former Auburn student makes Forbes 30 under 30

Jan. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EST

Adam Richelieu, one of Forbes’ latest 30 under 30 honorees, knew when he set foot on Auburn University’s campus that he’d found his home away from home. The soon-to-be Auburn freshman called his mom and told her he didn’t want to see any other schools — he was going to be a...

In this Jan. 11, 2020 photo, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to the Mid Alabama Republican Club in Vestavia Hills, AL. Sessions is stressing his loyalty to President Donald Trump as he seeks to regain the Alabama Senate seat he held for 20 years. (AP Photo/Kim Chandler)

Jeff Sessions stresses Trump loyalty in Alabama Senate race

Jan. 25, 2020 9:20 AM EST

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, giving a recent campaign speech to a suburban Republican club, recalled his 2016 decision to endorse then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a time when many party members were uncertain about the bellicose outsider. “'Jeff, are...

Auburn coordinator Kevin Steele agrees to new 3-year deal

Jan. 22, 2020 10:07 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele has agreed to a three-year contract through the 2022 season. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the deal on Wednesday. The school did not release terms of the contract. Steele was set to make about $1.9 million last year. Auburn has ranked in...

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announces his intentions to declare for the 2020 NFL football draft, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa says he is entering 2020 NFL draft

Jan. 6, 2020 3:40 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa put an end to the initial question about his future, announcing Monday that he is entering the NFL draft and closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury. Now the questions will be about where...

Minnesota running back Rodney Smith (1) runs past Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Johnson lifts No. 16 Minnesota over No. 9 Auburn in Outback

Jan. 1, 2020 7:04 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the clock winding down on a dominating performance in the Outback Bowl, Minnesota fans broke into a chant of “Row The Boat, Row The Boat, Row The Boat." The never-give-up mantra coach P.J. Fleck used to help change the culture of Golden Gophers football continues to inspire a...

Minnesota, Auburn meet for 1st time in Outback Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 4:32 PM EST

Outback Bowl: No. 16 Minnesota (10-2, 7-2 Big 10) vs. No. 9 Auburn (9-3, 5-3 SEC), Wednesday, 1 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 7. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE The last time Minnesota finished the season in the AP Top 25 was 2003, when it beat Oregon in the Sun Bowl and wound up No. 20 in...

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck right, celebrates with wide receiver Tyler Johnson (6) after catching a touchdown pass during the second half of an NCAA football game against Northwestern Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Evanston, Ill. Minnesota won 38-22. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Minnesota tests progress against Auburn in Outback Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 4:32 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — P.J. Fleck and No. 16 Minnesota relish the challenge of facing ninth-ranked Auburn in the Outback Bowl. The 39-year-old architect of one of the biggest turnarounds in college football has the Golden Gophers (10-2) in a New Year’s Day game for just the second time since Minnesota...