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Tired of the malaise of Alabama basketball? Eager for signs of competitiveness again, like back in the good old days? That’s right. Those of us old enough to remember can recall years of ‘Bama basketball when come tourney time, you weren’t sitting on pins and needles hoping the NIT selection committee would call our name. […]

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SOFTBALL: Bama ladies advance to play for the 2014 National Championship

In the wake of all the fantasy about titles in this state the last few weeks, it’s weird actually talking about a real championship on the line. But the University of Alabama softball team will go for just that beginning tonight in Oklahoma City. In a match-up Sunday between the World Series Tournament’s top two […]

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Bama Men’s Golf wins consecutive National Championship

I’ve been away for a week, but while I was, the University of Alabama went and added another National Championship. And unlike our little brothers in Lee County, this one wasn’t contrived or manufactured from opinion and fantasy. The Alabama men’s golf team won its second consecutive NCAA Championship last Wednesday, beating Oklahoma State 4-1 […]

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Golf: Bama men bringing a National Championship to the Capstone proves it can still be done

The Alabama Crimson Tide’s latest National Championship is unique in that it’s their first in the sport of achievement: men’s golf. The Tide’s defeat of Illinois over the weekend in what some termed as the “Gordon Gee Cup” (Big Ten vs. SEC) saw Bama add a crown in an area it had never enjoyed…proving these […]

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Alabama baseball: Tide headed to Tallahassee for NCAA regional

Following an inspirational showing in the SEC baseball tournament, the Alabama baseball team now knows its fate in the upcoming NCAA regionals. Alabama is the #2 seed facing Troy in the Tallahassee regional. Host Florida State will play South Georgia’s Savannah State. The Tide is slated for play this Friday at 11:00am in the double-elimination […]

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Ariel Castro teaches us huge lessons

This is a sports blog about University of Alabama athletics, offering insight about the goings on of our rivals, as well as others around the country. But every now and then a story breaks that transcends sports. Such is the story in Cleveland, where three young women had been held captive for ten years at […]

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AP: Tailback tandem shines in Tide spring game

AP: Alabama’s tailback tandem treated another packed stadium to big plays. Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram had a 60-yard run and backup Trent Richardson caught a 28-yard touchdown pass in the Crimson Tide’s spring game on Saturday. … The defending national champion Tide’s backfield stars were hardly given light duty in what is basically a […]

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Alabama Crimson Tide A-Day Game notes

Here are the official game notes from UA Media Relations: 4TH QUARTER RALLY GIVES WHITE TEAM 23-17 WIN OVER CRIMSON IN GOLDEN FLAKE A-DAY GAME The White team scored 16 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, including a game-winning 39-yard catch by Brandon Gibson on the final play, to earn a 23-17 victory over the […]

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Crimson & White Roundtable Roundup

I hope everyone enjoyed the weekend. Last week I was host to the Crimson & White Roundtable and here is a rundown of the discussion. Some good insight from Alabama football blogs. Enjoy. 1. Is Alabama on the verge of a quarterback controversy? The backup quarterback is always a fan favorite, but A.J. McCarron posted […]

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Alabama spring practice scrimmage #2

Here is the latest on the Alabama Crimson Tide’s football scrimmage. Stats follow below this release from the University. I’ll post some thoughts later. On to the spring practice news: Defense Shows Improvement in Crimson Tide’s Second Scrimmage (via UA Media Relations) The University of Alabama football team held its second scrimmage of the spring […]

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OFFICIAL: Alabama’s Robby Green out for 2010 season

The Alabama Crimson Tide’s defense will miss another player in 2010. Alabama defensive back Robby Green is out for 2010. Here is the official word from the University via release: ROBBY GREEN TO MISS 2010 SEASON University of Alabama junior defensive back Robby Green has been declared ineligible to participate for the 2010 season by […]

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Saban finds plenty to like on Tide offense

From the AP comes this report on the Alabama Crimson Tide offense and spring practice: Alabama coach Nick Saban isn’t one to lavish praise on his football team, especially not during spring practice when the goal is improvement. He’s having trouble finding much fault with an offense that returns virtually every playmaker from last season, […]

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Thursday thoughts: Understanding Saban & more

First off, apologies for no post Wednesday. Benadryl and blogging don’t mix. And yes, I’m ready for winter to get here so this pollen will stop. On to the news and notes: Chris Low posted an excellent piece on understanding Nick Saban. It examines why Saban limits his outside commitments—he won’t miss practice. He won’t […]

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