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November 23, 2014


College football: Tide takes coaches poll top spot, still No. 2 in AP rankings

Another shaky outing by defending national champion Florida State has cost the Seminoles the top spot in the USA Today coaches poll and pushed Alabama to No. 1.

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Saturday 11/22/2014
Alabama notebook: Saban says Cooper could've returned
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 9:24 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama and all of its followers had a brief scare during Saturday’s 48-14 win over Western Carolina when star wide receiver Amari Cooper went down after taking a helmet to the knee on a 27-yard reception in the first quarter.

Duane Rankin: With Iron Bowl next, last year still weighs on Tide
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 9:05 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama should have a different outlook approaching this year’s Iron Bowl.

Alabama slogs its way through a win over Western Carolina
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 9:09 pm

TUSCALOOSA — The only real question for Alabama during its non-conference matchup with Western Carolina on Saturday was when would the Crimson Tide’s backups take the field.

Western Carolina at Alabama
Posted: November 22, 2014
Game analysis: No. 1 Alabama 48, Western Carolina 14
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 6:50 pm

Postgame analysis of Alabama's win over Western Carolina:

Friday 11/21/2014
Alabama football: Saban credits leadership for helping Tide's winning ways
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Regardless of how the rest of the season plays out for Alabama, one thing is certain — leadership hasn’t been a problem in the eyes of Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban.

College breakdown: Western Carolina (7-4) at No. 1 Alabama (9-1)
Posted: November 21, 2014

Pregame analysis for Alabama's game against Western Carolina:

Thursday 11/20/2014
Randolph's hot start helps lift Tide over Southern Mississippi
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 11:02 pm

TUSCALOOSA — There are hot shooting starts, and then there is what Alabama basketball senior guard Levi Randolph did in the opening minutes against Southern Mississippi on Thursday.

Mark Edwards' predictions: Tide, AU, JSU should enjoy the weekend
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 8:15 pm

Jacksonville State is facing a trip to Southeast Missouri this week with a sense of urgency.

Alabama football: Tide just fine as long as Scott keeps on kicking
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 11:27 am

TUSCALOOSA — Almost all of the success Alabama football has had since Nick Saban arrived can be attributed to Saban himself, but there are some things even he won’t take credit for.

Alabama notebook: Saban has tried to reach out to Muschamp
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 9:06 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama coach Nick Saban said he’s tried to reach out to his former assistant Will Muschamp, but hasn’t been able to connect with him just yet.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Tide searching for ways to contain Mitchell
Posted: November 19, 2014

TUSCALOOSA — Western Carolina isn’t a team Alabama is taking lightly, especially the Catamounts offense.

Alabama practice report: Injury updates as Tide continues Western Carolina prep
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 4:34 pm

TUSCALOOOSA -- Alabama practiced outside on Wednesday on a pretty cold day in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide worked in full pads to continue its preparation for Western Carolina.

Joe Medley: ‘Game control’ should matter? Yes, it should
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 5:54 pm

So, we know now that the College Football Playoff selection committee looks at unofficial criteria.

Report: Saban ranks No. 1 in nation in pay
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 2:49 pm

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban’s total pay is $7,160,187 a year, according to a report by USA Today. The second-highest paid coach, Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio, makes $1.5 million less than Saban at $5,636,145.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
Tide leaps to No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 7:46 pm

After not being able to crack the top four in the College Football Playoff rankings, Alabama jumped all the way to No. 1 on Tuesday night.

McLin's basket lifts JSU women to first win over Crimson Tide
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 9:47 pm

TUSCALOOSA — After dropping the season opener by eight points to a Big 12 team, the Jacksonville State women’s basketball team responded by defeating Alabama of the Southeastern Conference 64-62 on Tuesday night.

Alabama football: Tide works to avoid dip in energy against Western Carolina
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 5:15 pm

TUSCALOOSA — These are the dogs days of November for Alabama football.

Alabama practice report: Yeldon, White limited
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 4:29 pm

TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama returned to the practice field Tuesday after taking Monday off. The Crimson Tide worked inside in full pads to avoid the cold weather in Tuscaloosa.

HOT BLAST: A 'brimstone smoothie' for Saban?
Posted: November 18, 2014

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