INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn freshman point guard Sharife Cooper says he plans to enter the NBA draft and give up his remaining eligibility.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball announced Friday it was moving this summer's All-Star Game from Atlanta's Truist Park, a response to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights.
The Elite Eight marks the halfway point of the NCAA Tournament, but don't blink. It has the shelf life of chicken nuggets.
No. 11 seed UCLA (20-9) vs. No. 2 seed Alabama (26-6)
There were roughly 20 million brackets filled out on ESPN, CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated and Yahoo, according to NCAA.com, and none of them perfectly predicted the results. A few weeks ago, I wrote a column on the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In that article, I predicted who would reac…
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Lewis had a career-high 32 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to help seventh-seeded Alabama beat No. 10 seed North Carolina 80-71 on Monday in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaden Shackelford and Alabama stuck with what got them to the NCAA Tournament, torching Maryland with 3-point shooting in a 96-77 second-round rout on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elgin Baylor, the Lakers' 11-time NBA All-Star who soared through the 1960s with a high-scoring style of basketball that became the model for the modern player, died Monday. He was 86.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It's not like anyone's going to the office anyway.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No bands. No cheer squads. No packed buildings filled with neutral fans suddenly throwing their support behind a plucky double-digit underdog hoping to pull off an upset.
Nick Saban and Alabama opened spring practice Friday with an immediate goal. Along with winning another national championship, that is.
TOKYO (AP) — At last it's official after countless unsourced news reports and rumors: spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Oral Roberts welcomed the madness back to March.
Gonzaga and Baylor spent almost the entire season holding down the top two spots in the Top 25.
Nate Oats didn't just speed up Alabama's playing style by urging his players to put the pedal to the metal whenever they got the chance.
The 68 teams whose names popped up in the March Madness bracket only thought it was time to celebrate: The next four or five days figure to be the most nerve-wracking part of their seasons.
Alabama coach Nate Oats didn't inherit nearly the same kind of rebuilding task as Auburn's Bruce Pearl, but he has sure made quick work of it.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — For the first time in 45 years, Alabama is the Southeastern Conference champion in football and men's basketball.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods was moved Thursday to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
Gonzaga's bid for a wire-to-wire run at No. 1 keeps chugging along.
Marty Schottenheimer's NFL coaching career was as remarkable as it was flummoxing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot who crashed the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, killing all nine aboard, made a series of poor decisions that led him to fly blindly into a wall of clouds where he became so disoriented he thought he was climbing when the craft was plunging toward a Southern Cal…
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for the mayor's order requiring masks at Super Bowl parties. Throngs of mostly maskless fans took to the streets and packed sports bars as the clock inside Raymond James Stadium ticked down on a hometown Super Bowl win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady made the Buccaneers, their fans and their city believe from the moment he arrived in Tampa Bay.
Though others have eclipsed him in some sections of the record book, Peyton Manning's stamp on the NFL is very much a thing of 2021 and beyond.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference:
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — With whistles blowing, players moving from station to station, everything appeared to be business as usual Tuesday at the Senior Bowl — even if they're anything but normal.
ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter went from rising star to unemployed — literally overnight.
MIAMI (AP) — Trying to figure out which of Nick Saban's Alabama teams is best is akin to picking Michelangelo's greatest work of art or Ernest Hemingway's best novel.
Ohio State coach Ryan Day says he expects Justin Fields to play in the College Football Playoff national championship game against Alabama after the quarterback was banged up during the semifinals.
Two Alabama teammates, quarterback Mac Jones and wide receiver DeVonta Smith, join Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Florida quarterback Kyle Trask as the finalists for the 86th annual Heisman Trophy. The winner will be announced Tuesday. A rundown of the finalists:
The last time Alabama and Notre Dame played each other, it was a BCS championship blowout won by the Crimson Tide.
With tennis, like so much of the world, shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Naomi Osaka found herself with time to read and think.
LeBron James told the world in 2020 that Black Lives Matter. He helped convince many who had never voted to finally head to the polls. He found more ways to continue elevating the lives of people in his hometown.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee heeded calls from American athletes by announcing Thursday that it won't sanction them for raising their fists or kneeling on the medals stand at next year's Tokyo Games and beyond.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — If Alabama quarterback Mac Jones and receiver DeVonta Smith wind up as Heisman Trophy finalists, they can thank one another.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson showed glimpses of his destructive prime Saturday night during the 54-year-old boxing icon's return to the ring for a lively exhibition bout with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power Five conference football game when she kicked off to start the second half against Missouri on Saturday.
TOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics are getting a kickstart.
DENVER (AP) — The pain from getting pulled in the fourth quarter of Miami's first loss in seven weeks might sting awhile, but Tua Tagovailoa's benching won't last.
MIAMI (AP) — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise and shattering ceilings.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Paul Hornung, the dazzling "Golden Boy" of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn the team into an NFL dynasty, died Friday. He was 84.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — University of Notre Dame students are now subject to mandatory coronavirus testing and face strict penalties if they leave town before getting their test results after thousands of fans stormed the football field and threw parties to celebrate a double-overtime upset over…
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama still has DeVonta Smith, another playmaking wide receiver who's awfully hard to defend.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix generated 381 yards of total offense and four touchdowns as Auburn routed LSU 48-11 inside Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.
If it wasn't Jaylen Waddle outrunning the Georgia defense, it was DeVonta Smith winning a fight for the ball in the back of the end zone or slipping free on a wheel route.
Clemson easily held off Alabama on Sunday to retain the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college football poll, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks.
This Week's Circulars
Walter Howard Simpson, 85 of Elkmont, Alabama, died Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Mr. Simpson was born March 29, 1936, in Limestone County. he was a member of Marion Street Church of Christ, he was retired from Fruehauf, and he was a U.S. Army veteran. Services will …
Cecelia Ann Springer Bennefield, 62, of Athens, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021, at Lacey Springs. Mrs. Bennefield was born June 11, 1958, to John Dewey Springer and Lois Helen Hardy Springer. Mrs. Bennefield is survived by her husband of 44 years, Paul Bennefield; sons, Joshua Chad Bennef…
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