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Former Alabama, Saints Running Back Suspended 4 games for Violating NFL Drug Policy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The NFL says New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for the first four regular season games of 2018 because of a violation of the league’s performance enhancing drug policy. The league has not released details about whether Ingram has tested positive for a performance enhancing drug or simply a banned masking agent….

Biscuits Put up 11 Runs, Blank the Shuckers

The Biscuits (13-18) used four home runs and 12 hits to take down the Biloxi Shuckers (20-11) in their largest win of the season thus far, 11-0, in Monday night’s series opener at Riverwalk Stadium. It was Montgomery’s second shutout of the season and second in a week, having blanked the Mobile BayBears, 1-0, last Monday. Ryan Boldt hit the…

Auburn Agrees to Play NC State in Home-and-Home Series

North Carolina State and Auburn have agreed to a two-game basketball series. The schools jointly announced the series Wednesday. The Tigers will visit Raleigh on December 19, and Auburn will host the Wolfpack in 2019-20. Both teams reached the NCAA Tournament last season, with N.C. State finishing 21-12 and Auburn going 26-8. ___ (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights…

5th Annual Camellia Bowl Set for December 15

The fifth annual Raycom Media Camellia Bowl will be played Saturday, December 15, at the historic Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. The game will feature a team from the Mid-American Conference against a team from the Sun Belt Conference, and will be televised at 5:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. CT on ESPN. “We are excited to announce that we will be continuing the tradition…

Prosecutors review video submitted by Foster’s ex-girlfriend

The ex-girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has submitted a video to prosecutors to support her statement that she lied when she told authorities Foster had hit her. But Santa Clara County prosecutor Jim Dermertzis says the district attorney’s office will continue to prosecute the domestic violence case against Foster even if his ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, does not…

5-Run 8th Inning Costs Biscuits Big Time

The Biscuits (8-16) let one get away on Sunday afternoon, falling in the fourth game of their five-game set against the Mobile BayBears (12-11) by a score of 7-5 at Riverwalk Stadium. Eduar Lopez got the start for the Butter and Blue, who were sporting their fresh new powder blue jerseys, and the right-hander was terrific tossing five scoreless innings…

Alabama, Notre Dame Agree on Home-and-Home Series Starting in 2028

Iconic football programs Alabama and Notre Dame will meet in a pair of season openers, starting in a decade. The schools announced Thursday that they’ll open the 2028 season in South Bend and 2029 in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide and Fighting Irish have met seven times, including Alabama’s 42-14 win in the BCS championship game to end the 2012 season….

Nick Saban, Gus Malzahn to Compete in 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban will join former running back Mark Ingram to represent the Crimson Tide, while Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn and former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco will represent the Tigers in the 12th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. Coach Malzahn will make his 6th appearance and Coach Saban will make his 12th…

Michigan Company Suing Lebron James for Barbershop Series; Lebron Previously Filed Lawsuit Against Alabama Football for “Stealing” Their Idea

A Michigan company has filed a federal lawsuit against LeBron James, claiming his digital media platform stole an idea. Adventure Enterprise is suing “Uninterrupted,” which was co-founded by James with business partner Maverick Carter, and Cree Nix for use of a “Shop Talk,” concept. The Detroit-based company claims it shared the idea with Nix from 2014 to 2016, identifying her…

Braves Sign 6-time All-Star to Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves today agreed to terms with free agent infielder José Bautista on a one-year minor-league contract for the 2018 season, and he has reported to Atlanta’s extended spring training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He will play third base. Bautista, 37, played last season with Toronto and batted .203 (119-for-587) with 27 doubles, 23 home runs and 65 RBI over…