Saban: I'm a big Eagles fan. I've seen them in concert three or four times. I have their concerts on tape that i watch at home. I have about four DVDs that I play on my boat, in my car, at home. And the only other artist I spend any time listening to is Michael Jackson. "This Is It" really kind of rejuvenated some of his talent to me. And I really enjoy listening to that.
Roll Tide/War Eagle (Martin Khodabakhshian)
With two Heisman trophies, two national championships and one crazed fan, the biggest rivalry in college sports, Auburn vs. Alabama, has reached new heights in the last two years. This is the story of the history between the two programs, the bad blood between its fans and how this intense rivalry came to a pinnacle, just when they ended up needing each other most.
A limited number of tickets are now available for four home games: Kent State, North Texas, Vanderbilt and Georgia Southern.
The Atlanta Braves will partner with the city of Tuscaloosa to host "Alabama Day" on Saturday.
"In February, I had a dream that was all about the South, and it seemed kind of ridiculous, so I put in the back of mind," she said. "When I heard about the tornados, I took hold of this effort and now it’s really happening."
The city of Tuscaloosa added three names to its list of fatalities related to the April 27 tornado that devastated the area, bringing the number of deaths to 46.
Gunner Kiel told several websites Wednesday he would commit to Indiana, according to 247Sports. The highly-touted quarterback prospect for the 2012 signing, who was pursued by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee and USC.
North Carolina football coach Butch Davis was fired Wednesday, the school announced. The decision was made by chancellor Holden Thorp. Allegations related to academic impropriety were the biggest factor, according to a source. "To restore confidence in the University of North Carolina and our football program, it's time to make a change," Thorp said in a statement.
Former Alabama punter, PJ Fitzgerald has left football and is working in advertising. But now he's got a blog you can follow.