Alabama recorded two new deaths Friday from COVID-19, and the state’s number of known cases surpassed 600 as the world grappled with the new coronavirus and the economically crippling effects of attempts to stop its spread. Read the full story
Fresh off a workout March 13, Jared Mayden sat at a table inside a bustling Mal Moore Athletic building filling out paperwork for what he anticipated would be one of the biggest days of his life — Alabama’s annual Pro Day, originally scheduled for Tuesday.
TUSCALOOSA — In the days following the NCAA and SEC decisions to cancel all remaining spring sports events through the end of the 2019-20 academic calendar due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Alabama athletics director Greg Byrne has had plenty on his mind.
TUSCALOOSA — In between practicing “social distancing” by holding multiple daily meetings remotely from home amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Greg Byrne has somehow managed to catch up on “two whole episodes” of the popular Neflix series "Ozark."
College football will be back, though the particulars remain a wait-and-see topic for Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey.
TUSCALOOSA — Roughly an hour before Alabama was scheduled to return to the field to kick off its annual spring practice schedule, the Crimson Tide football team announced it will join much of the rest of the sports world and postpone all activities in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.