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Auburn beats the Bulldogs 49-10

Auburn beats the Bulldogs 49-10

Dan Mullen has struggled against ranked teams in his career, but Saturday's loss to No. 13 Auburn led to a glaring stat for the Mississippi State coach. 267 yards passing and 244 yards rushing totaled out to 511. Backup quarterback Malik Willis got into the act with a 67-yard run in the final minutes, thrilling the smattering of fans still remaining.


Troy Twitter account roasts LSU after upset win

Troy Twitter account roasts LSU after upset win

The Trojans, a Division II power in the 1980s with national championships in 1984 and 1987, defeated No. 17 Missouri at Troy, 24-14, in their first year in the Sun Belt. After LSU missed from 35 yards out, Troy put together an 11-play, 62-yard drive encompassing two minutes and 32 seconds, the final 2:32 of the half.


Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller passes away at 74

Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller passes away at 74

The 1997 Big Ten Coach of the Year, Tiller led Purdue to ten bowl games and his teams spent a total of 80 weeks ranked in the Associated Press Top 25. "His dry wit endeared him to his players, and he knew how to coach and motivate them". Following Tiller's retirement from coaching following the 2008 season, he and his wife, Arnette, moved to Buffalo, Wyo.


Major League Baseball playoff picture becoming clear

Major League Baseball playoff picture becoming clear

Anthony Swarzak took the loss, falling to 6-4 this season with the defeat. Hitting with the bases loaded and one out and the Cardinals down by two runs, Piscotty, whose average was down to.232, singled to left to tie the score. In order to make the postseason, the Brewers need wins on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a pair of losses from the Rockies. Additionally, Blackmon now leads the Majors in hits, runs, total bases and triples.



It's finally game day for VT, Clemson

Comrade Wood and I scribbled and babbled a few words in advance of Saturday night's Virginia Tech-Clemson clash, a game Hokies faithful have anticipated since December's ACC championship setback to the eventual national champion Tigers. And unlike the offense, the Tigers' defense has improved against both the pass and the run, cutting their points allowed per game nearly in half to just 9.2.