Game Day: How Alabama Stacks Up To Clemson

Alabama players talk about their plan to beat the Clemson Tigers

Sports reporter Ben Bolton breaks down the big match-ups in the National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson, and talks to Crimson Tide players about their game plan. Categories: Alabama, Video Tags: Alabama, clemson, national championship

Alabama’s Road to the National Championsip

Players and coaches talk about the team's road to the national championship following their early loss to Ole Miss.

What makes a champion?  Often, it’s overcoming great adversity.  For the Alabama Crimson Tide football team, that adversity happened with an early loss to Ole Miss.  But since then, the Tide have played better and better and now find themselves playing Clemson in the title game.  Ben Bolton has the story. Categories: Alabama, News, News Video, Video Tags: Alabama, clemson,…

Alabama Ties For Both Clemson And The Tide

Players and coaches on both teams have deep roots in the state

PHOENIX, AZ — Ties run deep between the state of Alabama and the two teams in the National Championship. Prattville native O.J. Howard is one of many players on Alabama who went to play for their state school. For Clemson, head coach Dabo Swinney was born in Pelham, Alabama and played as well as coached for the Tide. Watch the…

Mr. College Football Talks Alabama vs Clemson

College football expert Tony Barnhart discussess the upcoming matchup to crown a national champion.

Tony Barnhart has made a career of knowing the ins and outs college football.  From his days as a newspaper writer to being a college analyst for CBS Sports, if anyone knows college football, it’s him.  Sports reporter Ben Bolton caught up with Barnhart in Arizona, site of the college football national championship. Categories: Alabama, News, Video Tags: Alabama, alabama…

Alabama Fans Travel Differently

Alabama News Network Flies To Arizona To The National Championship And Meets Fans With Interesting Story

Glendale, AZ — The Alabama News Network team set out just like Alabama and Clemson fans finding ways to the game, with costs high and limited time to plan following New-Year’s wins. On our flight to Phoenix we saw several Crimson Tide and Tiger faithful, but most are expect to travel this weekend. Alabama fans Jack and Lisa Windham, and…

No Room at the Inn Letter Delivered to Governor Bentley

Church leaders from across the state are asking Governor Bentley to reconsider his stance on allowing Syrian refugees into the state. This comes after the governor announced in November that he was not allowing refugees into the state because he perceived their presence as a threat after the attacks in Paris. Judith Comer is an Episcopal priest who has lived…

The Long Walk Home Celebrates 25 Years

Whoopi Goldberg and Sissy Spacek headlined The Long Walk Home, a story about two women from different backgrounds living through the civil rights movement.

Whoopi Goldberg and Sissy Spacek headlined The Long Walk Home, a story about two women from different backgrounds living through the civil rights movement. You’ll find that many of the locations are familiar. “Garrett Colliseum building to the old Hancock furniture building down on Norman Bridge Rd. to a lot of locations in downtown Montgomery and also some of the…

Gov. Robert Bentley Reflects on Tumultuous Year

For Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, you could say 2015 was a turbulent year: He removed the Confederate flags from the state Capitol, where they’d flown for decades, waged a tax-hike battle with lawmakers and saw his marriage of 50 years come apart. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, Bentley discussed the past year and the outlook for 2016….

Birmingham Mayor, Councilman Fight at City Hall

A fight that broke out during a City Council meeting in Birmingham, Alabama, left the mayor and a councilman with minor injuries. Police Chief A.C. Roper told reporters Mayor William Bell was being evaluated at a hospital following the fight, which occurred outside the council chamber during a meeting Tuesday. Councilman Marcus Lundy also was taken to a hospital. It’s…