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January 29, 2015


Joe Medley: Time for Grant to go, Tide fans to invest

What does it say that Anthony Grant shows up among Birmingham-area trends on Twitter?

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Alabama football: Saban adds two football staff members
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 2:24 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Mel Tucker and Jody Wright to the Crimson Tide's football staff Thursday morning through a university news release.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Alabama basketball: Tide falls again in final minute
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:07 am

TUSCALOOSA — At one point early in the game, Alabama basketball had more turnovers (11) than points (eight).

Mark Edwards: Nick Saban would've won in NFL, too
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 4:03 pm

As unpleasant as Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll can be, it's good to see him succeed in the NFL for one particular reason:

Joe Medley: Kiffin returns, and that's a good thing for Bama
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 2:43 pm

To Alabama fans who cheered at reports that Lane Kiffin might leave for San Francisco, sorry.

Basketball breakdown: Alabama (13-6, 3-3 SEC) vs. Florida (10-9, 3-3)
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:03 am

Pregame analysis of Alabama's game against Florida.

Monday 01/26/2015
Alabama basketball: Grant still looking to beat Donovan
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 8:58 pm

Among other things, there’s one particular milestone Alabama coach Anthony Grant hasn’t accomplished during his tenure with the Crimson Tide: beat his mentor.

Report: Tide to tap ex-NFL defensive coordinator as defensive backs coach
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 7:10 pm

Alabama’s coaching staff is reportedly whole again. Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is expected to be named the Crimson Tide’s defensive backs coach, according to multiple reports.

Alabama football: Tide promotes Lupoi to outside linebackers coach
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:35 pm

TUSCALOOSA — From “intern” to on-field position coach, Tosh Lupoi has been named Alabama’s outside linebackers coach.

Joe Medley: Hoop dreams fill stands, come true
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Did you notice? Basketball mattered in Footballistan on Saturday.

Saturday 01/24/2015
Alabama football: Kiffin confirms he will return in 2015
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 2:31 pm

The Lane Train isn't ready to depart from Tuscaloosa just yet.

Pearl blames bad defensive rotation for allowing Tide's Cooper to put home game winner
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm

TUSCALOOSA — What the latest installment of Iron Bowl of the hardwood lacked in beauty it made up for in intensity Saturday night.

Cooper's putback lifts Tide over Auburn in basketball Iron Bowl
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 12:02 am

TUSCALOOSA — After losing its last game to Arkansas on a tip-in, Alabama basketball did the same to Auburn on Saturday night.

Senior Bowl: Is Blake Sims an NFL quarterback? That's an interesting question for analysts
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 2:17 pm

MOBILE — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley sees some similarities between former Alabama quarterback Blake Sims and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who has his team in the Super Bowl for the second straight year.

Friday 01/23/2015
Alabama gymnastics: Tide stays balanced on beam to knock off No. 1 Florida
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 10:08 pm

TUSCALOOSA — There would be no falls off the balance beam for No. 7 Alabama gymnastics against No. 1 Florida on Friday night.

Alabama basketball: Coleman shows his stuff as Tide looks ahead to basketball Iron Bowl
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 8:18 pm

It came in a defeat, but Alabama point guard Justin Coleman showed some of the shooting brilliance many had heard about or seen during his days at Birmingham's Wenonah High School.

Senior Bowl: Tide's Shepherd ready for move from tackle to guard
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 4:34 pm

MOBILE — Austin Shepherd wasn’t nervous about making the change from playing offensive tackle to guard.

Bruce Pearl: There’s no team I want to beat more than Alabama in the SEC
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm

AUBURN -- Bruce Pearl has seen his fair share of rivalries, but none as intense as Auburn and Alabama.

Basketball breakdown: Auburn (10-8, 2-3 SEC) vs. Alabama (12-6, 2-3)
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Pregame analysis of the Alabama-Auburn basketball game.

Alabama recruiting: Tide adds four-star offfensive tackle
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Alabama added another strong prospect to its already No. 1 ranked recruiting class when offensive tackle Isaiah Prince committed to the Crimson Tide on Friday, according to multiple reports. first reported the news.

Prince, a four-star tackle prospect from Eleanor Roosevelt High School (Greenbelt, Md.), picked the Tide over Ohio State and Maryland.

At 6-foot-6 and 272 pounds, Prince is the No. 7 offensive tackle and the No. 105 overall prospect in 247Sports Composite rankings. He’s the top prospect from the state of Maryland.

Alabama has commitments from players from 11 states in its 2015 class.

While the Tide has six offensive linemen in its 2015 class, Prince is one of only two listed as an offensive tackle. The other is Matt Womack, a three-star tackle prospect from Mississippi.


Thursday 01/22/2015
Alabama basketball: Portis’ tip-in at buzzer gives Arkansas win over Tide
Posted: January 22, 2015

In a matter of seconds, Alabama sophomore forward Shannon Hale went from hero to scapegoat.

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