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Auburn ignoring upheaval, hoping to beat No. 15 Northwestern
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Auburn ignoring upheaval, hoping to beat No. 15 Northwestern

It's been a whirlwind three weeks for Auburn, given longtime coach Gus Malzahn getting fired on Dec. 13, new coach Bryan Harsin being introduced 11 days later, several players opting out of the Citrus Bowl and the Tigers hurriedly trying to prepare for a showdown against a stout Northwestern defense.

‘Like a bathtub filling up’: Alabama is slammed by the virus
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‘Like a bathtub filling up’: Alabama is slammed by the virus

Alabama ranked sixth on the list of states with the most new cases per capita over the past week, according to Johns Hopkins University. Alabama's latest average positivity rate — the percentage of tests coming back positive for the virus — is almost 40%, one of the highest figures in the country. And the state is seeing an average of 46 deaths per day, up from 30 on Dec. 14.

Nashville man’s girlfriend warned he was building bombs
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Nashville man’s girlfriend warned he was building bombs

More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, officers visited his home after his girlfriend told police that he was building bombs in an RV trailer at his residence, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. But they were unable to make contact with him, or see inside his RV.