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NCAA proposes satellite camps restrictions, early signing

UNDATED  (AP) --The NCAA wants to restrict when and where college football coaches can hold satellite camps and implement two early signing periods for high school prospects. The two proposals by the Division I Council were recommended by the football…

Report: Bama paid ex-assistant $317,000 to resolve dispute

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - The Tuscaloosa News reports that Alabama paid former defensive line coach Bo Davis nearly $317,000 months after his resignation amid an investigation into NCAA recruiting violations. The newspaper reported Tuesday that Davis was paid $316,666.66 on…

SEC reveals 2016 class of Football Legends

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) - The Southeastern Conference on Tuesday announced its 2016 SEC Football Legends class, a collection of former football standouts who will be honored at events surrounding the SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta in December. The 2016…

Hurts, No. 1 Alabama rout Kentucky 34-6 after rough week

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Jalen Hurts threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to Calvin Ridley and Ronnie Harrison scored on a 55-yard fumble return in No. 1 Alabama's 34-6 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern…

Alabama LB Tim Williams sits out half 2 days after arrest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama star defender Tim Williams sat out the first half Saturday night against Kentucky. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's outside linebacker was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of carrying a pistol without a permit early Thursday morning.…

Nick Saban: Backup QB Blake Barnett has left program, school

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Barnett has left the program and withdrawn from school. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Barnett's departure in a statement Thursday. The former five-star recruit from Corona, California, started the opener…

University of Alabama Football Star Arrested on Gun Charges

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama linebacker Tim Williams has been charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. The incident report shows that campus police arrested Williams on the misdemeanor charge at about 1 a.m. Thursday in his vehicle. Williams…

Saban unsure if Barnett still with team

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says he doesn't know if backup quarterback Blake Barnett remains with the team. Saban says the redshirt freshman came to see him before Wednesday's practice "with some concerns about his future." He…

Reports: Tide QB Blake Barnett to transfer out of Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) - Four games into the 2016 football season, the Alabama Crimson Tide is apparently preparing to lose one of it's young quarterbacks. Multiple reports out of Tuscaloosa this afternoon have redshirt freshman Blake Barnett transferring out of…

Crimson Tide's "Voice" Eli Gold hits Capital City Tuesday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) -- The radio voice of Alabama Crimson Tide Football boomed through the Montgomery Country Club Tuesday night. Gold was the featured speaker for the Montgomery Quarterback Club's weekly banquet. The Tide's radio play by play man, who has…

Orgeron: Coaching LSU 'a dream,' offense will be 'tweaked'

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Ed Orgeron says that as a Louisiana native, it's "a dream" to have the opportunity to be LSU's head coach. The 55-year-old Orgeron, who was formally introduced as Les Miles' interim replacement on Monday, says…

Falcons' Jones returns to practice, Neal set for debut

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Julio Jones has joined practice for the first time this week, increasing his chances to play in the Falcons' game at New Orleans on Monday night. After being held out on Thursday and Friday with…

Alabama rallies, beats No. 19 Ole Miss 48-43

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - No. 1 Alabama scored two defensive touchdowns and another on special teams to overcome a three-touchdown deficit and beat No. 19 Mississippi 48-43 in a Southeastern Conference showdown on Saturday. Alabama (3-0, 1-0 SEC) freshman quarterback…

Tide announces 2017 football schedule

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The 2017 Alabama football schedule was finalized Tuesday and includes seven games at Bryant-Denny Stadium plus a neutral-site game against Florida State and four Southeastern Conference road games. The Crimson Tide opens the season against Florida…

SEC releases 2017 football schedules

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) - The Southeastern Conference today announced the football schedules for all 14 SEC schools for the 2017 season. With 13 playing weekends, the 2017 schedule includes one open date for each team and conference contests scheduled each…

Tide preps for SEC schedule opener with Ole Miss Saturday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - The University of Alabama football team put in a 90-minute session in shells on Monday afternoon outdoors on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in preparation for this weekend's Southeastern Conference opener against No. 19/17 Ole Miss. The…

Hurts leads No. 1 Alabama past Western Kentucky, 38-10

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Jalen Hurts passed for 287 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 38-10 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. Hurts likely nailed down the quarterback job…

Alabama doubles Kiffin's salary to $1.4 million this season

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has doubled offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin's salary for this season. The university trustees' compensation committee approved Kiffin's new $1.4 million deal on Friday. It runs from July 1 to Feb. 28. He had been making…

Alabama freshman lineman Davis cleared by NCAA to play

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama freshman defensive tackle Raekwon Davis is eligible to play against Western Kentucky. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says the NCAA cleared Davis to play Wednesday. The 6-foot-7, 325-pound lineman missed the opening game against USC.…

Week 2 College Football Polls Released; Bama Remains #1

Texas is ranked for the first time under coach Charlie Strong, coming in at No. 11 in the latest Associated Press college football rankings after a rousing opening victory against Notre Dame. The last time the Longhorns were ranked was…

No. 1 Alabama rolls with freshman QB to beat No. 20 USC 52-6

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - True freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts threw two touchdown passes to ArDarius Stewart and ran for two more scores as top-ranked Alabama began its national championship defense with a 52-6 victory over No. 20 Southern California on…

SEC debuts new branding initiative with the Richards Group

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (sec.org) – The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is launching its first branding campaign in collaboration with The Richards Group, the SEC’s agency of record. “It Just Means More,” a 60-second video, will air nationwide during SEC games, starting Thursday,…

Police investigating USC linebacker in sex assault case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A University of Southern California football player is being investigated on suspicion of sexual assault in Utah. Police documents released Tuesday show authorities are looking into allegations against linebacker Osa Masina stemming from a July…

Judge rules Alabama guard Alphonse Taylor not guilty of DUI

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A judge has ruled Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor is not guilty of driving under the influence. The Tuscaloosa News reports Municipal Judge Ricky McKinney issued his ruling Tuesday. Court records showed Taylor performed poorly on…

Falcons' Jones to miss preseason game with ankle injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will be held out of the team's final preseason game against Jacksonville on Thursday night because of an ankle injury. Jones left last week's loss to Miami with the injury.…

Alabama signs Southern Illinois grad transfer Olaniyan

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has signed graduate transfer forward Bola Olaniyan from Southern Illinois. Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson said Monday that Olaniyan adds experience, leadership and rebounding to the Crimson Tide. He averaged 5.2 points and 6.0 rebounds…

Tide's Drake to make Dolphins' debut Thursday

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Miami Dolphins rookies Xavien Howard and Kenyan Drake are expected to make their preseason debuts Thursday against the Tennessee Titans. Howard missed the first few weeks of training camp recovering from arthroscopic surgery, while Drake has…

Alabama, LSU lead way on coaches preseason All-SEC teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - SEC West rivals Alabama and LSU each had 13 players make the coaches preseason all-conference teams. The Crimson Tide had three players picked as first-teamers on each side of the ball Thursday, including wide receiver Calvin…

Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

UNDATED  (AP)  -- Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 as the Crimson Tide attempts to win a fifth title in eight seasons. Coach Nick Saban's Tide received 33 of 61 first-place votes from…

Prattville to honor fmr Tide gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (prattvillechamber.org) —The Prattville-Autauga Character Coalition, in partnership with the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce Coach Sarah Patterson, University of Alabama Women’s Gymnastics Head Coach, 1979-2014, is the 2016 Champion of Character.  She will receive…

Alabama's Avery Johnson helping flood victims

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has donated a truckload of supplies to help flood victims in Louisiana. The New Orleans native and Southern University graduate filled a rented 18-wheeler with items such as soap, towels, clothes…

Fmr Tide OC Bruce Arians hospitalized with stomach pains

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has been hospitalized after complaining of stomach pain. Cardinals spokesman Mark Dalton said that, after arriving for the team's joint practice with the Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on Tuesday night,…

Uber Returns to Tuscaloosa and Auburn for Football Season

The ride-hailing service Uber plans to return to two Alabama cities this week as students return to college campuses. Local media report that city officials in Auburn and Tuscaloosa have approved ordinances in recent weeks that satisfy the company. Uber…

AP source: NFL suspends' Bills Marcell Dareus for 4 games

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for the first four games of the season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The…

Tide scrimmages for first time in Fall camp

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - The University of Alabama football team took part in its first scrimmage of the fall on Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. The scrimmage lasted roughly 135 plays and was just over two hours under overcast skies…

SEC approves Smith transfer from Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – Maurice Smith, a former student-athlete at the University of Alabama, has received a conditional waiver to Southeastern Conference rules that will permit Smith to transfer to the University of Georgia to pursue a graduate degree while…

Deuces wild in AU/UA Soccer exhibition

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – In its first action against an opponent this preseason, the Auburn women’s soccer team scored twice in a 2-2 stalemate with in-state foe Alabama on Thursday night. Ellie Leek and Taylor Troutman took care of the…

Alabama relents on Maurice Smith transfer case

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) - Wednesday, Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban told reporters that the university has cleared the way for  Tide senior defensive back Maurice Smith to transfer within the Southeastern Conference, if he so chooses. Smith, who has…

Auburn lady booters face Alabama in Thursday exhibition

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – With over a week of practices in the books, Auburn is set to pit its talents against in-state foe Alabama in an exhibition contest on Thursday night. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. at the Auburn…

Montgomery's JaMychal Green to host youth hoops clinic Saturday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) - Montgomery native and current Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green is coming home, as he's set to host a free youth basketball clinic Saturday, August 13th at George Washington Carver High School from 9 AM-3 PM. The…

Footbridge to be Named After NFL Hall of Famer, Ken Stabler?

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - Officials have discussed naming a new pedestrian bridge in coastal Alabama after recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ken Stabler. Al.com reports that a $1.5 million bridge is currently being built in Foley above Alabama…

2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge TV schedule set

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – ESPN announced the television network designations and start times for the fourth annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic on Monday. Seven of the 10 games will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2 and three games…

Ragland injury prompts Bills' signing of Spikes

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign veteran linebacker Brandon Spikes to shore up their injury-depleted roster. Spikes' agent, David Canter, first announced the deal on his Twitter account Sunday, and then confirmed it in a…

Status of Bills' Ragland uncertain after left knee injury

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - The status of Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland is uncertain after initial tests were inconclusive for his left knee injury. Bills coach Rex Ryan provided the update before the team's evening practice on Saturday. Ryan…

Bills LB Reggie Ragland injures left knee

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland left practice Friday with a left knee injury. Bills coach Rex Ryan says the team does not believe any knee ligaments were damaged, but Ragland will undergo further testing to…

Tide tops Amway Preseason Coaches Poll

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - USA Today released its annual Amway Preseason Coaches Poll for college football on Thursday and named Alabama its No. 1 team. The ranking marks the seventh consecutive year the Crimson Tide is amongst the top-3 teams…

Hundreds turn out for 10th annual Nick's Kids luncheon

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com)-- The 10th annual Nick's Kids Foundation luncheon was held Wednesday in The North Zone at Bryant-Denny Stadium where checks totaling $475,000 were presented to 150 local and state non-profit organizations. Since Nick and Terry Saban arrived in…

Tide's Fan Day, open practice set for August 7th

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - The University of Alabama football team's annual Fan Day is set for Sunday, August 7. The Crimson Tide will hold an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be available for…

Beset by injuries, Trent Richardson cut by Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Running back Trent Richardson has been cut by the Baltimore Ravens, who lost patience while waiting for the former first-round pick to recover from injuries. Signed by the Ravens in April, Richardson began training camp…

Colts top draft pick C Ryan Kelly out with shoulder strain

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts center Ryan Kelly will miss Monday afternoon's practice with a strained left shoulder. Coach Chuck Pagano says the rookie is considered day to day. Indy opens the preseason Sunday night against Green Bay in…

Ken Stabler items being auctioned, including Hickok Belt

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Items belonging to Ken Stabler are being auctioned online even as the former Raiders quarterback is set to be posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Pristine Auction has listed a total of 458…

Jones pulled from Falcons' 1st practice with minor injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons were concerned on the opening day of training camp when star wide receiver Julio Jones was pulled out with what coach Dan Quinn described as a "little tweak." Quinn wouldn't say what…

Tide reveals 2016-17 non-conference hoops schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (rolltide.com) - The Alabama men's basketball team finalized its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, head coach Avery Johnson announced at the Summer Tip Off event in Birmingham on Wednesday night. The event, which was held in front of a standing…

Jaguars add 5 coaching interns for camp, including Bo Davis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have added five coaching interns for training camp, including former Alabama assistant Bo Davis. Davis, who also coached under Nick Saban at LSU and with the Miami Dolphins, resigned in late April amid…

Auburn, Kansas State to meet in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s basketball team will travel to Manhattan, Kan., on Dec. 2 to face Kansas State as part of the 2016 SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The SEC and Big 12 announced the match-ups for the event Monday.…

Alabama AD completes cancer treatment, cleared to go home

ATLANTA (AP) - Alabama athletic director Bill Battle says he has completed treatment for cancer. Battle said Thursday in a statement released through the university that he expects to return to work soon on a limited basis. He underwent a…

USC backup CB Langley suspended for season opener vs Alabama

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California sophomore cornerback Isaiah Langley has been suspended for the Trojans' season opener against Alabama. USC confirmed the suspension Tuesday, declining to divulge details. The Los Angeles Times reports that Langley was arrested in May…

Alabama suspends Taylor indefinitely following DUI arrest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban has suspended guard Alphonse Taylor indefinitely from the team. Saban announced the decision Monday, a day after Taylor was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. He said in a…

Alabama to help West Virginia High School affected by flooding

  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – Alabama head football coach and West Virginia native Nick Saban is asking that football coaches from across Alabama come together to help the football teams in the West Virginia communities devastated by recent flooding. Saban,…

2016's SEC Media Days' student-athlete speakers revealed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) -- Wednesday afternoon, communications officials from the Southeastern Conference revealed this year's student-athletes who will speak at the 2016 Media Days set to begin in Birmingham July 11th. The following list includes those expected to speak, along…

Alabama Football Gets Props From Maine Symphony Director

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -The director of Maine's Portland Symphony is giving props to the collegiate national football champion Crimson Tide during the Stars and Stripes Spectacular. Music Director Robert Moody, a Clemson fan, plans to wear an Alabama jersey and…

Crimson Tide Self-Reports Violations

The violations are all low level, reports CBS Sports:   "All the violations were of the lower-level variety, categorized under Level III (breach of conduct) or Level IV (incidental issues) by the Crimson Tide. They spanned 11 sports in total…

SEC names Ben Oldham coordinator of football replay

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has named Ben Oldham as the coordinator of football replay for the 2016 football season. Oldham is filing a new position and will report to SEC coordinator of football officials Steve Shaw. He…

Alabama assistants get new deals; Pruitt earning $1 million

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - New Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will make $1 million annually under his three-year deal. The compensation committee of the University of Alabama system trustees approved Pruitt's contract Tuesday, along with new deals for eight other…

YMCA holds 19th annual Kevin Turner golf benefit

Montgomery, Ala. (alabamanews.net)---It's the 19th year of the Kevin Turner YMCA golf tournament in Turner's beloved hometown of Prattville, but this year the tournament is different because its "driving force" is missing. Turner passed away back on March 24 ending his…

DA not prosecuting Alabama's Cam Robinson, Hootie Jones

MONROE, La. (AP) - The district attorney's office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and weapons charges. Prosecutor Neal Johnson cited insufficient evidence in court documents filed…

Alabama hires Greg Goff to coach baseball team

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has hired former Louisiana Tech coach Greg Goff to lead the baseball program. The Crimson Tide announced the hiring on Friday after Mitch Gaspard resigned following the season. Goff led Louisiana Tech to a 42-20…

SEC reveals 2015-16 Sportsmanship Award winners

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (secsports.com) – Leonard Fournette of the LSU football team, Lloydricia Cameron of the Florida track & field team and the Kentucky Volleyball team and support staff are recipients of the ninth-annual Southeastern Conference Sportsmanship Awards, the league office announced…

Phenix City LB Markail Benton commits to Tide

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) -- Chalk another one up for Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban, who Friday morning received his latest commitment to his incoming 2017 class of recruits, a…

Nick Saban Tees It Up at The Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban will tee it up in his native state during The Greenbrier Classic's pro-am event. A news release from The Greenbrier resort says Saban will play in the…

Alabama hires Marynowitz as associate AD for football

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Former Philadelphia Eagles executive Ed Marynowitz has returned to Alabama as associate athletic director for football. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Marynowitz's hiring on Wednesday. Formerly Alabama's director of player personnel, Marynowitz was the Eagles'…

Simmons leads LSU past Alabama in elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Sandra Simmons homered and drove in two runs to help LSU beat Alabama 6-4 on Saturday in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series. Bailey Landry added two hits for the Tigers (51-17). Sahvanna…

Knighten's 3-run homer in 8th leads Oklahoma past Alabama

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Shay Knighten hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Oklahoma a 3-0 victory over Alabama on Friday night in the Women's College World Series. Oklahoma's Paige Parker pitched a complete…

SEC baseball tourney remains in Hoover at least through 2017

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference baseball tournament is staying at the Hoover Met at least through 2017. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced the decision on Friday to remain in the stadium that's hosted the tournament for 19 years.…

Rain washes out night play at Women's College World Series

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Rain suspended the Oklahoma-Alabama game Thursday night at the Women's College World Series after the top of the second inning and forced the postponement of the scheduled late game between LSU and Michigan. An opening-day downpour…

Haylie McCleney Wins Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (rolltide.com) – Alabama senior Haylie McCleney is the recipient of this year’s Senior CLASS Award, which celebrates senior student-athletes who use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as community leaders. McCleney is the third…

Alabama baseball coach Mitch Gaspard resigns

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama baseball coach Mitch Gaspard has resigned after failing to make an NCAA regional the past two seasons. Athletic director Bill Battle said Monday that he and Gaspard met last Friday to discuss the season. Battle…

Tide exits SEC tourney with 5-4 loss to Florida

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Danny Reyes doubled home a run with two outs in the eighth inning to lift defending Southeastern Conference tournament champion Florida to a 5-4 victory over Alabama on Thursday in an elimination game. The Gators (45-12)…

Haynie's homer helps power Alabama past Kentucky, 5-2

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Will Haynie hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth and Alabama beat Kentucky 5-2 Tuesday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament. The ninth-seeded Crimson Tide (32-24) faces regular-season champion Mississippi…

Bills sign 2nd-round pick linebacker Reggie Ragland

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed their second-round draft pick, linebacker Reggie Ragland. The Bills traded up eight spots in the draft to select the Alabama prospect and 2015 SEC defensive player of the year with…

Alabama signs Ohio State transfer Daniel Giddens

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Former Ohio State player Daniel Giddens has signed to play for Alabama. Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced the signing of the 6-foot-10, 230-pound power forward/center on Tuesday. Giddens, who played for the Buckeyes as a…

Saban reacts to Robinson, Jones arrests

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) -- Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban says the university is in the fact-gathering stage after the early morning arrests of two Crimson Tide football players in Monroe, Louisiana. In an e-mailed statement late Tuesday morning, Coach…

Alabama hires Karl Dunbar as defensive line coach

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has hired Karl Dunbar to coach the defensive linemen. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of the longtime NFL assistant on Thursday. Dunbar has coached NFL defensive lines in 11 of the past…

Alabama dismisses JUCO transfer Charles Baldwin from team

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed highly rated junior college transfer Charles Baldwin from the team. Saban announced the decision on Thursday in a one-sentence statement, citing a violation of unspecified team rules. Baldwin transferred from…

Titans sign Henry among six draft picks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with six of their 10 draft picks, including Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry. The Titans announced the deals Monday, the day their rookie class reported for work for the…

Ex-NFL, Alabama Player Loses Child Support Lawsuit

An appeals court is siding with a woman who is suing former NFL player Siran Stacy for child support. The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals ruled Friday that a Geneva County judge was wrong to dismiss Sharon Chancellor's complaint. She…

Coveted Hawaii QB Tua Tagovailoa commits to Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala ( AlabamaNews.Net) -- Late Monday night, Honolulu 4 star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announced he has committed to play for the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2017. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound junior chose Alabama over Hawaii, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, USC…

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