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Oklahoma jumps into the Class Rankings top five

While the Sooners were tapping the transfer market for their next quarterback, former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts, they were also shoring up the defensive line with a commitment from a high three-star edge rusher.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Oklahoma, Sooners

Rally to support the “Green New Deal” happening in Richmond, VA today

Lloyd Clayton, a champion of southern forests, has died Lloyd Clayton, environmental activist, champion of southern forests, and hero to many working in the environmental movement, has died. In 1996, forest protection activists gathered in Bankhead National Forest in Alabama to discuss the destruction of southern forests. At that time, chip mills were appearing across the south and consuming forests at an alarming rate. Activists knew something had to be done—and quickly. It was at that meetin...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Virginia, Environment, Climate, Alabama, Sport, People, Cycling, Noaa, North Carolina, Richmond, Lloyd, U S Air Force, Clayton, Richmond VA

The Eastern Mountain Lion Mystery

Puma. Painter. Panther. Cougar. Catamount. El Leon. Ghost cat. With 18 native South American names, 25 Native American names, and 40 English names, this big cat has a big list of sobriquets that all boil down to the same thing: mountain lion. It was hunted to extinction last century, but throughout the Blue Ridge, there are claims from locals that the cat has returned. The folks with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service help set the record straight. The last confirmed records of the Eastern Coug...
Tags: Florida, Massachusetts, Environment, Alabama, Georgia, Sport, Cycling, Maine, Puma, North Carolina, Tom, East, Wildlife Service, GREENWICH Conn, Asheville, Blue Ridge

Tosh Lupoi’s departure from Alabama could be Pac-12’s biggest recruiting coup of the year

The conference’s top adversary on the recruiting trails — on the West Coast recruiting trails — will no longer be wreaking havoc on the Pac-12 talent pipeline.
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, West Coast, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Tosh Lupoi

Sources: Alabama adds 4 new assistant coaches

Alabama has added four new assistant coaches to its staff in Charles Kelly, Sal Sunseri, Kyle Flood and most recently Charles Huff, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Charles Kelly Sal Sunseri Kyle Flood, Charles Huff

Gee leads Alabama State past Alabama A&M 72-54

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Alabama State breezed to a 72-54 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Gee sank 7 of 13 shots and is now 39 points shy of 1,000 for his career for the Hornets (6-10, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who beat the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Hornets, Huntsville, Ala AP, Alabama State, Southwestern Athletic Conference, Reginald Gee

Jaguars re-sign safety Jarrod Wilson to 3-year contract

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed safety Jarrod Wilson to a three-year contract. Wilson was set to become a restricted free agent on March 13. Wilson started the final two games this season, filling in for injured starter Ronnie Harrison. Harrison, a rookie and a third-round draft pick from Alabama, stepped into […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Jacksonville Jaguars, Wilson, Jaguars, Jacksonville Fla, Jarrod Wilson, Ronnie Harrison Harrison

A conspiracy of dunces

Just before Christmas, a story broke that seemed too strange — and too hypocritical — to be true. As Democratic Party elders were trying to stifle loutish impeachment threats by fanatical House freshmen, it was revealed that Democratic operatives had used cyber fraud to manipulate the 2017 Alabama Senate race. It’s hard to know precisely who masterminded the plot because the perpetrators have lawyered up and are pointing fingers at one another. But according to the New York Times and subsequent ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Putin, Obama, California, Washington Post, Opinion, Russia, Alabama, Usda, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, United States

AP Top 25 Podcast: Kyler’s choice, Alabama’s staff turnover

Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is considering a football career instead of baseball, but what kind of an NFL prospect is the undersized quarterback? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN’s Tom Luginbill joins AP’s Ralph Russo to discuss Murray’s choice. Luginbill says if Murray was four inches taller he would […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Ap, College sports, Murray, AP Top, Kyler Murray, Ralph Russo, Kyler, Tom Luginbill, Luginbill

Who's left at Alabama and other assistant-coaching developments

There could still be more Crimson Tide defections, plus Oklahoma's big defensive coordinator hire and an update on the O-coordinator searches at Southern California and Oklahoma State.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Oklahoma, Southern California

Alabama hands Lady Vols historic 4th straight loss, 86-65

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Cierra Johnson scored eight of her 17 points in a dominating fourth quarter and Alabama sent No. 20 Tennessee to its fourth straight loss Thursday night, 86-65, the first time since 1970 the Lady Vols lost four consecutive games. Alabama (10-8, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), which has won five straight in the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Tennessee, Tuscaloosa, Southeastern Conference, Lady Vols, Ala AP, Cierra Johnson

Biggest concern for each Top 25 team

When will Justin Fields debut at QB for Ohio State? How much turnover can Alabama handle? All of the Top 25 teams have issues to be resolved.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Ohio

Johnson scores 14 as Tide rolls over Missouri 70-60

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Avery Johnson Jr. scored 14 points to lead Alabama to a 70-60 road victory over Missouri on Wednesday. Johnson — the son of Crimson Tide head coach Avery Johnson — shattered his season high of four points. Johnson shot 5-for-10 from the field and compiled his highest points total since his […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Missouri, Johnson, COLUMBIA Mo AP, Avery Johnson, Avery Johnson Jr

North Alabama edges past Jacksonville 91-88

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Christian Agnew scored 26 points, Jamari Blackmon added 23, including five straight late, and North Alabama beat Jacksonville 91-88 on Wednesday night to win its third in a row. Kendarius Smith scored 16 points and Kendall Stafford added 13 for the Lions (6-13, 3-1 Atlantic Sun), who made 12 of 25 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Jacksonville, Lions, North Alabama, Jacksonville Fla, Atlantic Sun, Kendarius Smith, Jamari Blackmon, Christian Agnew, Kendall Stafford

Sources: DC Lupoi latest departure for Alabama

Alabama defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi became the latest coach to leave Nick Saban's staff, with sources confirming to ESPN that he is taking a job with the Cleveland Browns.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Espn, Nick Saban, Tosh Lupoi, DC Lupoi

Loaded Oklahoma team could give Jalen Hurts a shot at Alabama

Following Heisman-winning transfers Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray, the Sooners' loaded offense gives Hurts a shot at challenging Alabama and Tua Tagovailoa.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Oklahoma, Heisman, Sooners, Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray

Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. Hurts made the announcement Wednesday in a story in the Players’ Tribune . He will be available immediately as a graduate transfer. Hurts was a two-year starter who led Alabama to a pair of national championship games and was Southeastern Conference offensive player of the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, College sports, Oklahoma, Southeastern Conference, Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma Hurts

Crimson Tide QB Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts will transfer to Oklahoma for his senior season.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Oklahoma, Jalen Hurts

Gattis caught off guard by Michigan's interest

Josh Gattis was ready to leave Alabama and had Maryland on the radar, and he was surprised when Michigan came calling.
Tags: Maryland, Football, Alabama, Michigan, Gattis, Josh Gattis

Donald Trump orders McDonald's for football champions as shutdown cuts staff

Staff absences at White House see president set the menu, and unsurprisingly he picked a Big Mac buffetAny champion football player disappointed with Monday’s dinner at the White House can blame Democrats, according to a presidential spokesman.Clemson University’s football team on Thursday joined Donald Trump for dinner to celebrate their win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship. However, the government shutdown has left much of the White House staff furloughed, for...
Tags: White House, Alabama, Sport, US news, US politics, Washington Dc, Fast Food, Donald Trump, McDonald, Clemson University

McKnight hits 3 at buzzer, UAPB beats Alabama A&M 50-49

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight sank a step-back 3-pointer just before the buzzer as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama A&M 50-49 on Monday night for its fifth straight win at home. Shaun Doss made two free throws with 19 seconds left to tie it at 47, but Andre Kennedy answered at the other end […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Arkansas Pine Bluff, McKnight, UAPB, Martaveous McKnight, Andre Kennedy, Shaun Doss

Trump orders McDonald's for football champions as shutdown cuts staff

Furloughs at the White House saw the president set the menu, and unsurprisingly he chose a Big Mac buffetAny champion football player disappointed with Monday’s dinner at the White House can blame Democrats, according to a presidential spokesman.Clemson University’s football team on Thursday joined Donald Trump for dinner to celebrate their win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship. However, the government shutdown has left much of the White House staff furloughed, f...
Tags: White House, Alabama, Sport, US news, US politics, Washington Dc, Fast Food, Big Mac, Donald Trump, McDonald, Clemson University

Where could Jalen Hurts play next season?

The Alabama QB should be one of the most coveted transfers in recent memory. Could he follow Kyler Murray at Oklahoma? We break it all down.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Oklahoma, Kyler Murray

Federal campaign finance reform helps special interests

One of the new Democratic House majority’s top priorities is so-called campaign finance reform legislation. Contrary to the claims of its supporters, campaign finance reform legislation does not limit the influence of powerful special interests. Instead, it violates the First Amendment and burdens those seeking real change in government. The First Amendment of the Constitution forbids Congress from interfering in any way with any citizen’s ability to influence government policies. Spending money...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, California, Opinion, Alabama, America, Sport, Soccer, House, House Of Representatives, Lausd, Ron Paul, National Organization For Marriage, Federal Reserve, Naacp, Irs

Alabama linebacker Mack Wilson joins NFL draft exodus

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama middle linebacker Mack Wilson is entering the NFL draft. Wilson becomes the seventh Crimson Tide player and fourth defender to declare for the draft since losing to Clemson in the national title game. The junior announced his intentions on Twitter Sunday evening. Wilson made 71 tackles with five for a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Ap, Clemson, Wilson, TUSCALOOSA Ala, Mack Wilson

What's next for Alabama after title-game rout, coaching changes?

Any team other than Clemson would love to have Alabama's problems. But another year of coaching upheaval has Nick Saban seeking answers.
Tags: Football, Alabama, Clemson, Nick Saban

Alabama safety Deionte Thompson declares for NFL draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — All-America safety Deionte Thompson has joined a growing crowd of Alabama players leaving early for the NFL draft. Thompson announced his decision Sunday on Twitter. He’s the sixth Crimson Tide underclassman to announce his decision to leave early. Thompson was a consensus All-American in his first season as the starter. He […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Thompson, Tuscaloosa, All America, Ala AP, Deionte Thompson

Alabama DB Thompson, LB Wilson to enter draft

Alabama safety Deionte Thompson and linebacker Mack Wilson announced their intentions Sunday to enter the NFL draft as underclassmen.
Tags: Football, Alabama, NFL, Mack Wilson, Deionte Thompson, Alabama DB Thompson LB Wilson

Alabama DB Thompson declaring for NFL draft

Alabama defensive back Deionte Thompson became the latest Crimson Tide player to declare for the draft.
Tags: Alabama, NFL, Thompson, Deionte Thompson

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