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Alabama sets 3-pointer record in win vs LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. -- — John Petty scored 24 points on eight 3-pointers, and Alabama made a Southeastern Conference-record 23 shots from beyond the arc in a 105-75 win over LSU on Tuesday night. Petty was 8 of 10 from…

Tennessee Fires Head Football Coach Jeremy Pruitt

FILE - Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt, right, receives a personalized jersey from athletic director Phillip Fulmer during his introductory news conference in Knoxville, Tenn., in this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, file photo. (AP Photo/Steve Megargee,…

Alabama stays undefeated in SEC play vs Arkansas

TUSCALOSSA, Ala. -- — John Petty Jr. made five 3-pointers and set an Alabama program record, and finished with 17 points as the Crimson Tide routed Arkansas 90-59 on Saturday. Alabama (11-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) has won seven straight, its…

Auburn tops Kentucky behind Flannigan's 21 points

AUBURN, Ala. -- — Allen Flannigan scored 21 points and he and JT Thor each sank a pair of clutch free throws in the last 18 seconds to preserve Auburn's 66-59 come-from-behind win over Kentucky on Saturday. The Wildcats turned…

Several Alabama players declare for NFL Draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Four University of Alabama football players announced at a press conference on Thursday afternoon that they will forego their senior seasons to enter the 2021 NFL Draft. Alabama’s NFL early entrants, Christian Barmore, Mac Jones, Patrick Surtain…

Alabama dominates Kentucky to keep top spot in SEC

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- — John Petty Jr. scored 23 points, including four of Alabama's 14 3-pointers, Jaden Shackleford added 18 points and Alabama never trailed Kentucky to earn an 85-65 rout Tuesday night in a matchup of the Southeastern Conference's…

PGA Removes Events from Trump-Owned Courses

The chief executive of the R&A says Donald Trump's ownership of Turnberry will prevent the Scottish course from staging the British Open for "the foreseeable future." Turnberry hasn't hosted the tournament since it was bought by Trump in 2014. R&A…

Alabama prevails despite Cooper's 26-point debut for Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Joshua Primo scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Bruner added a season-high 20 and first-place Alabama edged last-place Auburn 94-90 despite a strong debut by freshman point guard Sharife Cooper. Cooper, a five-star recruit, was cleared…

Hall of Fame Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Dies at 93

Hall of Fame manager and Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda died on Thursday night, according to the team. Lasorda, 93, had recently been released from the hospital after a month-long stint that included time in the intensive care unit. Former…

Alabama's Smith named Walter Camp Player of the Year

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football senior wide receiver DeVonta Smith has been named the 2020 Walter Camp Player of the Year, the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced Thursday evening. Smith joins past Alabama winners Derrick Henry (2015) and Tua Tagovailoa (2018)…

Auburn names Derek Mason as Defensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—Former Vanderbilt head coach and Stanford defensive coordinator, Derek Mason, has been named Auburn’s defensive coordinator, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. “Derek Mason is one of the best defensive minds in college football and his track record speaks…

Auburn names Bobo as new Offensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—A veteran coach in the Southeastern Conference, Mike Bobo has been named offensive coordinator at Auburn, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. Bobo spent last season at South Carolina as offensive coordinator and quarterback coach after a five-year stint…

ASU to Play Miles College in 2021 Labor Day Classic

Alabama State University added Miles to the 2021 football schedule and will face the Golden Bears in the annual Labor Day Classic. Kick is set for Labor Day weekend, September 4. "We are excited to welcome Miles back to ASU…

Alabama's DeVonta Smith wins the Heisman Trophy

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama's DeVonta Smith is your Heisman winner.  The first receiver to win the award since Michigan's Desmond Howard in 1991. Smith sits at 105 catches, 1,641 yards and 20 touchdowns on the year. The next closest receiver…

Alabama's Jones, Offensive line named best in the Country

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was named the winner of the 2020 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Education Foundation announced Monday morning. Jones joins Tide signal-callers AJ McCarron (2013) and Jay Barker (1994)…

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