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The Legacies and Lessons of Bear Bryant and Joe Paterno

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The similarities between Joe Paterno and Bear Bryant seem almost innumerable but the distinctions between them are also vastly important. Moreover, there may be lessons in Bryant's passing that can...

20/20 Hindsight: Penn State Edition

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Roll Bama Roll takes a look at what folks are saying about the Alabama Crimson Tide's victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions in Happy Valley.

The Final Act: Penn State, Alabama, And Joe Paterno

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A few weeks ago, the folks over at the SB Nation site covering all things Penn State, Black Shoe Diaries, asked me to help out with a bit of background on a historical piece they were working on looking at the rivalry between the Crimson Tide and the Nittany Lions. Well, that story is posted today and I can't urge you enough to head over there and give it a read.

Alabama vs. Penn State: The Game Programs

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Roll Bama Roll looks at the history of the Alabama vs. Penn State rivalry through the game programs.

RBR Reading Room: A Time of Champions/Ain't Nothin' But A Winner

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Roll Bama Roll looks back at the 1979 Sugar Bowl with a review of Barry Krauss' "Ain't Nothin' But A Winner" and Steve Townsend's "Tales from 1978-79 Alabama Football - A Time of Champions.

Alabama vs Penn State: A Historical Retrospective

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The first time Alabama and Penn State met on the football field, Paul W. Bryant had been in charge of the Crimson Tide program for just two years and Joe Paterno was still an assistant on the...

Monday Morning Required Reading Knows Pimpin' Ain't Easy

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Monday Morning Require Reading is on the lookout for pimps, unscrupulous agents and other dregs of humanity.

POLL: Which Alabama Home Game Do You Want to Attend?

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POLL: Alabama unveils the new and improved Bryant-Denny Stadium this season. Which home game is the must see in our new digs?

Hey Todd! I got your culinary adventure to prepare us for the arrival of JoPa in September!

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Hey Todd! I got your culinary adventure to prepare us for the arrival of JoPa in September!

Your RBR Word of the Day: cormorant

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cormorant \KOR-mur-unt; -muh-rant\, noun: 1. Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the...

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