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January 25, 2015


Tide claims second straight NCAA men's golf championship

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The ball kept creeping toward the hole, falling right and almost searching for the still-in-place pin.

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Wednesday 05/28/2014
Mark Edwards: Amazing Tide golf surge includes lots of instate talent
Posted: May 28, 2014

Until recently, the University of Alabama wasn't exactly a men's golf power.

After early exit from SEC tourney, Tide goes back to work
Updated: May 28, 2014 - 10:09 pm

TUSCALOOSA — An early exit from the SEC tournament may not have been all bad for Alabama baseball.

Tuesday 05/27/2014
Defending champion Tide advances to NCAA finals
Updated: May 27, 2014 - 8:42 pm

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Alabama will attempt to defend its NCAA men's golf championship when it faces Oklahoma State in the final match of the team competition at venerable Prairie Dunes.

Mark Edwards: Saban not kidding when saying Coker has no lock on job
Updated: May 27, 2014 - 9:52 pm

Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the obvious Tuesday when he said Jacob Coker hasn’t won the Crimson Tide’s starting quarterback job yet.

Tide gives McLeod permission to pursue transfer
Updated: May 27, 2014 - 3:01 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama quarterback Parker McLeod has been given permission to pursue transfer options, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban told reporters Tuesday at the SEC’s spring meetings.

Bamaonline first reported the news.

McLeod, a redshirt freshman, was a three-star prospect during the 2013 recruiting cycle. He is the fifth quarterback signed by Saban at Alabama to transfer.

Entering spring practice, McLeod was one of many quarterbacks expected to push for the chance to replace three-year starter AJ McCarron. But McLeod was ultimately lost in the shuffle. His only pass during the A-Day Game in April was intercepted.

His departure leaves Alabama with five scholarship quarterbacks: senior Blake Sims, junior Jacob Coker, redshirt sophomore Alec Morris, redshirt freshman Cooper Bateman and true freshman David Cornwell.

Saban has said the position will likely come down to Sims, Coker and Bateman. Morris spent the spring as a punter, while Cornwell was recovering from knee surgery.

Monday 05/26/2014
JSU, Alabama make NCAA baseball tournament
Posted: May 26, 2014

Jacksonville State and Alabama have earned bids to the NCAA baseball tournament. The tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team double-elimination regionals.

Tide doubles duo wins school's first tennis national title of any kind
Posted: May 26, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. — Alabama won its first tennis national championship of any kind when fourth-seeded Maya Jansen and Erin Routliffe beat No. 2 Georgia’s duo of Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase 6-1, 6-0 in Monday’s finals.

Saturday 05/24/2014
Joe Medley: Talking baseball, no progress for AU, UA
Updated: May 24, 2014 - 8:28 pm

It’s another weekend at the SEC baseball tournament and, sadly, another year for Alabama and Auburn fans not to care.

Alabama softball: After disappointment of 2013, Tide enjoys getting back to World Series
Posted: May 24, 2014

TUSCALOOSA — Close losses, a banged-up ace pitcher and youth at key positions derailed Alabama softball’s 2013 season.

Friday 05/23/2014
Alabama softball: Tide clinches trip to Women's College World Series
Updated: May 24, 2014 - 3:33 am

TUSCALOOSA — In the second game of the NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Super Regional, Alabama needed only seven innings to oust Nebraska at Rhoads Stadium on Friday.

Joe Medley: Why I don’t hate or love you-know-who
Updated: May 23, 2014 - 5:06 pm

It’s becoming abundantly clear that two things just aren’t cool.

Thursday 05/22/2014
College Football Hall of Fame finally elects Derrick Thomas
Updated: May 22, 2014 - 4:53 pm

Late Alabama linebacker Derrick Thomas has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, highlighting a class of 14 players that also includes LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Tony Boselli.

Blake Sims' private QB coach helping him build mental game, discipline
Updated: May 24, 2014 - 3:33 am

After spending his spring break in South Florida working with quarterback coach Ken Mastrole, Alabama quarterback Blake Sims decided to double down and spend another week with the private coach before returning to Tuscaloosa.

With Thomas in, now push for Carr, Alexander
Updated: May 22, 2014 - 4:51 pm

The College Football Hall of Fame finally is allowing Alabama linebacker Derrick Thomas into its fold, which is a good thing.

Wednesday 05/21/2014
All-Big Five schedules? What about the money?
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 7:07 pm

Am I hearing right? Am I hearing that revenue suddenly isn’t everything — with a capital EVERYTHING — in major college football?

Saban continues push for tougher schedules
Updated: May 23, 2014 - 1:38 am

Scheduling continues to be a big topic during the offseason, and Alabama coach Nick Saban continues to push for major conference teams playing more competitive slates.

Tuesday 05/20/2014
Saban says an incoming recruit or two still working on prep requirements
Updated: May 23, 2014 - 1:38 am

While Alabama’s 2014 football recruiting class is already signed, a couple of the Crimson Tide’s prospects may have a little more work to do academically before joining the team.

Monday 05/19/2014
Alabama baseball: Tide season on the line against Kentucky in tourney opener
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Alabama enters the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament this week, and Tide coach Mitch Gaspard is looking forward to competing in a bracket this strong.

Sunday 05/18/2014
Alabama softball: Tide clinches Super Regional berth
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Alabama softball wasted little time blowing through the Tuscaloosa Regional, clinching the regional championship with a 3-0 victory over South Alabama on Sunday in front of 2,105 fans at Rhoads Stadium.

Saturday 05/17/2014
Alabama softball: Tide pounds out 16 hits in NCAA tourney win
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Alabama softball’s bats remained hot today as the Crimson Tide beat South Carolina Upstate 7-1 for a spot in Sunday’s Tuscaloosa Regional championship round.

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