Report: Saban and UA in contract talks

The Rap Sheet reports the University of Alabama is in talks with Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban about a contract extension. The report cited “sources familiar with the negotiations.”

According to the report, “Sources said the goal is to pay Saban through 2016, which would give him a new eight-year agreement. It is not clear how much of a raise Saban would receive.”

Also, at the Birmingham News blog, you can use a Saban salary calculator to see how much the Alabama Crimson Tide coach earns in comparison with your paycheck.