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City of Millbrook Working on New City Highly Anticipated Projects

After 45 years of existence, the City of Millbrook is finally beginning some highly anticipated projects. The city is working on building their downtown area from the ground up, and beginning their 17 Springs sports complex. Their 17 Springs sports complex will be a 200 acre complex including a 100-thousand square foot indoor facility. It will include championship sports like…

No Big Backlash for States Passing Anti-Transgender Laws

Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There has been little in the way of tangible repercussions for those states. It’s a striking contrast to the fate of North Carolina a few years ago. When its Legislature passed a bill in March…

Black College World Series Will be Held at the Riverwalk Stadium

The Montgomery Biscuits have teamed up with the Black College Nines and the BCSG-360 to introduce the inaugural Black College World Series. This is a new type of national championship tournament for HBCU baseball teams. The tournament includes two divisions, the NCAA Division II and the NAIA. Four teams were selected from each division to compete this year. There will…

No. 6 Alabama holds off Mississippi State 64-59 to win SEC

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jaden Shackleford scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half, and No. 6 Alabama beat Mississippi State 64-59 to clinch its first Southeastern Conference regular-season championship since 2002. The Crimson Tide led by double digits for much of the game before the Bulldogs closed to 56-53 on Iverson Molinar’s layup with 4:17 left. Mississippi…

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 to play before the game after the NCAA completed a prolonged inquiry into his eligibility. He finished with 26 points…

Texas fires Herman after 4 seasons, hires Tide OC Sarkisian

Alabama offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian  (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt) Texas has hired Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian as the Longhorns new coach. The move comes just a few hours after Texas announced the firing of Tom Herman after four seasons with no Big 12 championships. Sarkisian is the architect of a Crimson Tide offense that has produced two Heisman Trophy finalists…

Auburn hires Boise State’s Harsin to lead football program

Auburn has hired Boise State’s Bryan Harsin as its head football coach, luring him away from his alma mater and into the powerful Southeastern Conference. The 44-year-old Harsin is 69-19 with three Mountain West titles in seven seasons at Boise State. Auburn fired Gus Malzahn earlier this month after eight seasons, a surprising move after a 6-4 season — and…

HOF linebacker, pass rush great Kevin Greene dies at 58

Former NFL player Kevin Greene poses with his Hall of Fame bust during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)Hall of Fame linebacker Kevin Greene, considered one of the fiercest pass rushers in NFL history, has died. He was 58. Greene died Monday, according to the family…