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ESPN analyst Greg McElroy challenges top draft prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux to take IQ, Wonderlic test

Kayvon Thibodeaux's comments about the quality of an Alabama education led former Crimson Tide QB Greg McElroy to challenge him to an IQ test.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Espn, Tuscaloosa News, Greg McElroy, Kayvon Thibodeaux, The Tuscaloosa News


Opinion: Alabama couldn't overcome loss of Jameson Williams in title game against Georgia

Already missing John Metchie, Alabama's inexperience at wide receiver was on display after Jameson Williams was forced out of the game due to injury.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Georgia, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News, Jameson Williams, John Metchie Alabama


Shirtless Cincinnati fan becomes meme after reacting to Alabama defense in Cotton Bowl

A shirtless Cincinnati Bearcats fan quickly became a meme during a rough moment against Alabama in the Cotton Bowl.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bearcats, Tuscaloosa News, Cotton Bowl, The Tuscaloosa News


Shirtless Cincinnati football fan becomes meme after reacting to Alabama defense in Cotton Bowl

A shirtless Cincinnati Bearcats fan quickly became a meme during a rough moment against Alabama in the Cotton Bowl.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Cincinnati Bearcats, Tuscaloosa News, Cotton Bowl, The Tuscaloosa News, Shirtless Cincinnati


'It truly is a blessing': Bryce Young on journey from California kid to Heisman Trophy winner

On the weekend he received the Heisman Trophy, Bryce Young opened up about where his love for the game started.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, California, Tuscaloosa News, Bryce Young, The Tuscaloosa News, Heisman Trophy Bryce Young


How Auburn football honored late Tuscaloosa News columnist Cecil Hurt at the Iron Bowl

Longtime Tuscaloosa News columnist Cecil Hurt died Tuesday at 62. He had covered the Crimson Tide for nearly four decades.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Tuscaloosa News, Iron Bowl, The Tuscaloosa News, Cecil Hurt


Opinion: When Nick Saban warns of a reckoning, as he did after Mercer game, listen up

When Nick Saban slams a podium and warns of a reckoning, he's being serious. What did Alabama football coach mean when he did so after Mercer win?       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Nick Saban, Mercer, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


What made Nick Saban go on rant ahead of Alabama's game vs. FCS opponent Mercer?

Alabama football coach Nick Saban conveyed his dissatisfaction with his team's preparation this week ahead of the Crimson Tide's game against Mercer.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Crimson Tide, Nick Saban, Mercer, FCS, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Alabama coach Nick Saban: Nancy Pelosi 'probably has a more important job than me'

Alabama football coach Nick Saban compared his job to the job of United State Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Nancy Pelosi, Nick Saban, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


ZZ Top plays first concert in Alabama since bassist Dusty Hill's death

The band's 20-plus year guitar tech, Elwood Francis, siting in on bass since Hill fell ill, sported ZZ Top-appropriate wild white hair.        [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: Religion, Alabama, Hill, Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Hill, The Tuscaloosa News, Elwood Francis


Steelers RB Najee Harris teams up with California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fight homelessness

Najee Harris' non-profit organization has teamed up with a government program that provides living arrangements for those experiencing homelessness.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, California, Steelers, Gavin Newsom, Tuscaloosa News, Najee Harris, The Tuscaloosa News


Birmingham news anchor and former Alabama football player Christopher Sign dies at 45

Birmingham news anchor and former Alabama football player Christopher Sign has died, his employer announced Saturday. He was 45.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News, Christopher Sign


'Pain and shame' explain why Bloody Tuesday remains less-known

Tuscaloosa's Bloody Tuesday happened almost a year before Selma's Bloody Sunday, yet it remains a less-known chapter of the Civil Rights era.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Why 'Bear' Bryant might be trending on social media this Mother's Day

A Mother's Day reminder: In the 1970s-era commercial, Paul W. "Bear" Bryant asks, "Have you called your mama today? I sure wish I could call mine."       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Bryant, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News, Paul W Bear Bryant


NFL draft reunites Alabama teammates as Crimson Tide ties record with 6 first-round picks

Alabama's six first-round selections tied it with the 2004 Miami Hurricanes for most from the same school picked in the first round of an NFL draft.       [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, NFL, Miami, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


#RollCOVID? Alabama football fans' celebration in Tuscaloosa draws Twitter backlash

Thousands of fans crowded the Tuscaloosa streets celebrating Alabama's win over Ohio State in the College Football Playoff national championship.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ohio State, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Alabama Crimson Tide football fans flood Tuscaloosa's Strip to celebrate national championship win

Alabama football fans celebrated the Crimson Tide's national championship win over Ohio State by rushing onto The Strip in Tuscaloosa on Monday night.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ohio State, Tuscaloosa, Strip, Alabama Crimson Tide, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Fans crowd Tuscaloosa bars before Alabama-Ohio State kickoff despite COVID-19

Despite state and local ordinances in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, fans waited hours without masks or social distancing to get in.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa News, Alabama Ohio State, The Tuscaloosa News


Alabama’s Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith lead four Heisman Trophy finalists

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has passec for 2,753 yards and 22 touchdowns and just four interceptions in nine games this season, helping Clemson reach the College Football Playoff for the third time in his career. The Heisman Trophy finalist, who is 34-1 as the Tigers’ starter, also has rushed for 211 yards rushing and seven touchdowns. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File) Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith had 15 catches for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the Crimson Tide’s 52-46 victory o...
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Alabama's Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith, Florida's Kyle Trask, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence named Heisman finalists

Alabama's Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith, Florida's Kyle Trask and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence are the four finalists for the 2020 Heisman Trophy.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Clemson, Tuscaloosa News, Mac Jones, The Tuscaloosa News, Trevor Lawrence, Kyle Trask, DeVonta Smith Florida, Kyle Trask Clemson


Alabama's Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19, won't coach against Auburn

Alabama football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and is mildly symptomatic, so he will miss Saturday's game against Auburn.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Nick Saban, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Bama Theatre re-starts live music in renovated theater

The crowd will be limited to 250 patrons at the Bama Theatre, but the show will also be livestreamed to an online audience.          [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: Religion, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Winston Groom, author of 'Forrest Gump,' dies at 77

Winston Groom, the author of "Forrest Gump," has died at the age of 77.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Forrest Gump, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Ex-Alabama gymnast Tia Kiaku details racist incidents during time in Crimson Tide program

"I want every black girl who goes through Alabama's doors to not go through what I went through," former Crimson Tide gymnast Tia Kiaku said.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News, Tia Kiaku


Former Alabama gymnast alleges 'disturbing' racial incident occurred at team practice

Ex-Alabama gymnast said she had been involved in a "disturbing" incident that included a racially inappropriate comment during a practice last season.         [Author: The Tuscaloosa News]
Tags: News, Alabama, Tuscaloosa News, The Tuscaloosa News


Storms sweep across southern U.S., death toll rises to 10

By JUAN A. LOZANO HOUSTON — Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 10 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered a large area of the region. Storm-related fatalities were reported in Texas due to icy weather, in Alabama from a deadly tornado and in Louisiana, where winds were so strong that they lifted a trailer home off its foundation and carried it several hundred feet. A man...
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Brother-sister duo charged with blackmailing gay people in Alabama

Jvell and Whitney Hurt (Photo: Tuscaloosa Police) A brother and sister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, have been charged with extortion and making terrorist threats. Police believe Jvell Hurt, 25, and his sister, Whitney Hurt, 23, may have been involved in extorting money from up to a dozen gay/bi people who they threatened to out to family and co-workers. Authorities believe there could be victims they are unaware of and urge anyone who may have information to come forward. AdBridg.cmd.push(functio...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Alabama, Whitney, Extortion, Blackmail, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Tuscaloosa Alabama, First United Methodist Church, Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa Police, Tuscaloose, Jvell, Jvell Hurt, Whitney Hurt


Report: Alabama student charged with calling in threat to LSU stadium during Florida game

Let Connor Bruce Croll serve as an example. The 19-year-old Alabama freshman has been arrested, accused of calling in a threat to LSU's Tiger Stadium during its Saturday night showdown against the Florida Gators, the Tuscaloosa News reports. The Tigers and Gators both entered Saturday's matchup undefeated and presenting significant threats to the Tide's goal of winning the SEC and earning a spot in the College Football Playoff — LSU especially. LSU pulled away in the second half f...
Tags: Florida, News, Alabama, LSU, SEC, Tigers, Florida Gators, Tuscaloosa News, Gators, Tiger Stadium, Connor Bruce Croll


Hospitals That Are Turning Away Patients Reportedly Pay Ransomware Attackers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Three Alabama hospitals have paid a ransomware demand to the criminals who waged a crippling malware attack that's forcing the hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients, the Tuscaloosa News reported. As reported last Tuesday, ransomware shut down the hospitals' computer systems and prevented staff from following many normal procedures. Officials have been diverting non-critical patients to nearby hospitals and have warned tha...
Tags: Alabama, Tech, Tuscaloosa News, DCH


US hospitals opt for paying hackers to survive Ryuk ransomware attack

Cybercriminals are targeting hospitals across the globe with ransomware. Some of the hospitals are giving in to the attackers’ demands and paying the requested ransom, likely in cryptocurrency. Over in the US, Alabama-based DCH Health System said it paid the hackers after the attack severely disrupted operations at three hospitals, the Tuscaloosa News reports. Specifically, computers at the DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Fayette Medical Center, and Northport Medical Center were infec...
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