December 3, 2013 10:46 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
November 30, 2013 7:21 PM
AUBURN, Ala. - In the most thrilling of fashions, the No. 4 Auburn Tigers took down the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 34-28 Saturday night.
On what appeared to be the last play of regulation, Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon stepped out of bounds at the Auburn 38 yard... more »
November 13, 2013 7:52 PM
SCOTTSBORO, ALABAMA- A man who had his dead wife buried next to his front porch has agreed to remove her remains and have them cremated.
A court ordered 74-year-old James Davis to remove the body of his wife Patsy after the city of Stevenson won a lawsuit that claimed... more »
November 6, 2013 11:04 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Al. - Sports Director Michael Cauble was in Alabama for Nick Saban's mid-week press conference, where the former LSU coach denied having any interest in the University of Texas head coaching job.
For more on what Saban told the media leading up to the LSU vs Alabama game,... more »
November 6, 2013 6:02 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU fans are already gearing up for the big game in Alabama this weekend as the Tigers prepare to take on the Crimson Tide.
The RV Shop is preparing their fleet of rental RVs for the trip, though not as many as the last time LSU traveled... more »
November 5, 2013 2:45 PM
BATON ROUGE- As Jeremy Hill prepares for this week's eagerly awaited visit to top-ranked Alabama, the LSU running back is spending considerable time reflecting on his performance in last year's memorable clash. Hill was disappointed with himself, despite rushing for 107 yards and a touchdown.
He says he lacked... more »
October 28, 2013 1:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in primetime.
The SEC announced today kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m., November 9th on CBS.
The game will be played in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The 11th-ranked Tiger and top-ranked Tide have open dates this... more »
October 18, 2013 2:13 PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala.- "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee is suing a museum in her hometown of Monroeville to stop it from selling souvenirs with her name and the title of her Pulitzer Prize-winning book. The lawsuit, filed last week in federal court in Mobile, says the Monroe County Heritage... more »
September 18, 2013 6:33 PM
BEREA, Oh. - The Cleveland Browns have traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in a surprise move less than two years after drafting him in the first round. The Browns (0-2), struggling on offense under new coach Rob Chudzinski, announced the move Wednesday afternoon. They will also... more »
September 13, 2013 5:29 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Tx. - The last blockbuster of the summer is set in Texas. No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 6 Texas A&M. Johnny Football trying to derail the Crimson Tide dynasty. Who is the hero and who is the villain depends upon your perspective. The Tide (1-0) and Aggies (2-0)... more »
September 11, 2013 9:06 PM
A report says five Southeastern Conference players received impermissible benefits during their college careers, including former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker. Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that text messages and financial records show former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis was a go-between for NFL agents and financial advisers for Fluker, Tennessee... more »
September 11, 2013 2:49 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Al. - A post on the University of Alabama athletics Facebook page drew ire from fans for asking them to change their profile pictures to an image of late coach Bear Bryant's houndstooth hat. The request was to celebrate what would have been Bryant's 100th birthday Wednesday. Most of... more »
September 11, 2013 2:47 PM
This year's SEC "Game of the Century" has little chance of ending 9-6. No. 1 Alabama faces Johnny Manziel and No. 6 Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, on Saturday. The last time there was this much hype and anticipation for a regular-season Southeastern Conference Game, it was No. 1... more »
September 4, 2013 11:03 PM
WEST MONROE, La. - When was the last time you thought LSU recruiting was falling behind? The Tigers started the 2014 recruiting year behind the usual SEC powers for the top preps around the country, and the nation's TOP recruit(according to 247 Composite rankings) just chose archrival Alabama over LSU.... more »
August 28, 2013 6:56 PM
ATLANTA - Georgia comes into the season with high expectations. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs will find out pretty quickly if their outlook is justified. No one has a tougher start than Georgia, which will travel to Clemson on Saturday night to face the eighth-ranked Tigers, then return home the following week... more »
August 26, 2013 11:10 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 12 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday the 12 are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business and multiple dog fighting charges, including promoting... more »
August 17, 2013 4:51 PM
NEW YORK - Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two - No. 1. Nick Saban and the two-time defending national champion Crimson Tide are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll as they try to become the first team to win three straight... more »
July 22, 2013 2:24 PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A purse snatched from the arms of a young woman in Montgomery, Ala., contained the ashes of her deceased newborn baby. Police spokeswoman Martha Earnhardt said Monday that Monica Thomas of Montgomery was carrying the cremated remains of son Jamar Simmons Jr. when she was knocked down... more »
July 7, 2013 1:05 PM
MOBILE, Ala.- Carnival Cruise Lines officials say a ship is being diverted from the Mississippi River in New Orleans to the Alabama Cruise Terminal after a tugboat sank on Saturday. Officials say the ship, named The Carnival Conquest, is expected to arrive at the terminal Sunday afternoon as U.S. Coast... more »
June 24, 2013 4:12 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Al. - Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard has decided to withdraw from school after his arrest in connection to a child's kidnapping. Crimson Tide coach Anthony Grant said Monday that Pollard decided he needed to withdraw "so that he can be closer to his family during this difficult time."... more »
June 18, 2013 4:23 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 10-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while... more »
June 18, 2013 1:40 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 2-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while he... more »
June 18, 2013 10:32 AM
BIRMINGHAM - Republican leaders from 10 Southern states are meeting in Alabama to plan strategies for making new GOP inroads across the region. Alabama Republican Chairman Bill Armistead says the two-day meeting of state party chairs and executive directors concludes Tuesday in Birmingham. Party leaders hope to retain all their... more »
June 11, 2013 10:36 PM
OPELIKA, Ala.- Harvey Updyke, the man who poisoned famous oak trees at Auburn University, was released from prison and is reportedly on his way to Louisiana.
Updyke attacked the trees three years ago .
He is banned from attending collegiate sporting events as part of his probation.
... more »
June 10, 2013 10:53 PM
GULF SHORES- Popular beach hangouts for people around the capital region are closed to swimmers after five people drowned.
One person was from Louisiana.
Double red flags were posted Monday along the shoreline, closing beaches in Gulf Shores and parts of Florida.
"This includes all beaches from... more »
June 10, 2013 10:32 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A multimillion dollar lakefront home owned by Alabama football coach Nick Saban is still for sale. The 9,600-square-foot house didn't sell at auction as scheduled last Thursday. The company handling the property said Monday the auction is now set for June 27, three weeks later than planned.... more »
June 10, 2013 10:13 AM
FORT MORGAN, Ala. - Authorities say two men drowned in dangerous rip currents on the Alabama coast, and searchers are looking for a third person who hasn't been seen since going under. Baldwin County Coroner Stanley Vinson says 25-year-old Matthew Hattaway of Bossier, La., was pronounced dead about 3 p.m.... more »
May 28, 2013 4:07 PM
DESTIN, Fl. - Alabama coach Nick Saban has a strong - and seemingly solitary - stance on the Southeastern Conference potentially moving to a nine-game league schedule. Saban says he would like to see the SEC expand from eight to nine games, an opinion that surely will draw debate and... more »
May 24, 2013 5:23 PM
HOOVER, Al. - LSU drove in two runs in the ninth inning to pull ahead, and Chris Cotton shut the door on Alabama in a 3-2 comeback victory in an elimination game Friday evening.
The Tigers were one strike away from elimination when Tyler Moore stroked an RBI-single to... more »
May 24, 2013 10:57 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU takes on Alabama for the second time in the SEC tournament today when they face off in the elimination game.
LSU (49-9) dropped yesterday's game against Arkansas (37-19) by a score of 4-1.
The winner of today's game will take on Arkansas in the... more »
May 23, 2013 2:21 PM
HOOVER, Ala. - Mikey White hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give Alabama a 7-5 victory against Mississippi at the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. Alabama (34-25) trailed 3-0 early in the elimination game, but rallied for two runs in the fourth, one in the fifth and... more »
May 22, 2013 3:08 PM
HOOVER, Al. - LSU burst into their first game of the SEC tournament with a flurry of hits. The Tigers started the bottom half of the first inning with three hits, a walk, and some smart running on the base paths to tally three quick runs.
Starting pitcher Cody... more »
May 8, 2013 3:20 PM
MOBILE, Ala.- The Carnival Triumph is headed back to sea three months after limping into port following an engine room fire. The cruise ship left the Alabama Cruise Terminal in Mobile under its own power Wednesday after extensive work to repair damage from the fire. Triumph is now headed to... more »
April 25, 2013 10:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The #12 Tigers took a 2-0 lead to the seventh inning when #4 Alabama scored two straight runs with two outs to take the game to extra innings.
Tammy Wray scored on a Alison Falcon single in the bottom of the 8th inning to beat the... more »
April 25, 2013 7:15 AM
MOBILE, Ala. - A large fire that began with explosions aboard two fuel barges in Mobile, Ala., is finally out, after burning through the night.
U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega said shortly before dawn Thursday that the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Firefighters from Mobile... more »
April 19, 2013 9:45 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Al. - #2 LSU won its 11th win in 14 contests against Alabama with a 5-0 win at Sewell-Thomas Stadium Friday night.
Aaron Nola pitched his second straight complete game, blanking the Tide with 10 strikeouts and allowing only three hits.
Raphy Rhymes came up a home... more »
April 19, 2013 3:29 PM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn fans are set for a final farewell to the beloved oak trees at Toomer's Corner. Thousands of Tigers fans are expected to attend a rolling party at the intersection of campus and downtown Saturday after the Tigers' spring game. The trees, poisoned two years ago by... more »
March 22, 2013 9:26 PM
OPELIKA, Ala. - The Alabama fan who poisoned the iconic Toomer's Corner oak trees at rival Auburn has been sentenced to three years in prison. Court filings Friday show that Harvey Updyke Jr. pleaded guilty to damaging an agricultural facility. The sentence requires him to serve at least six months... more »
March 13, 2013 10:45 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama's pro day was mostly about the big men. Linemen Chance Warmack, D.J. Fluker and Jesse Williams were among those working out for NFL officials Wednesday in the Crimson Tide's indoor facility while Barrett Jones did repetitions on the bench press. Two projected first-round picks watched from... more »
February 28, 2013 9:36 AM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Four players for two-time defending national champion Alabama have been dismissed from school following their arrests after two robberies on campus.
A university spokeswoman says that after a judicial review, linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway are no longer... more »
February 27, 2013 12:31 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban announced today four players arrested in connection with robberies at the University of Alabama have been dismissed from the team.
The Crimson Tide head coach said Wednesday linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway "are no longer associated... more »
February 15, 2013 9:20 AM
TUSCULOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama has barred three football players from campus after their arrest on robbery charges. University spokeswoman Deborah Lane said Friday the players are suspended from school pending a judicial review expected to be done by late next week. Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J.... more »
February 14, 2013 1:56 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - A disabled Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf Coast stopped its slow return to port after a line attached to one of the boats towing it broke, according to the Coast Guard. Petty Officer William Colclough says the ship will be "dead in the water" as the... more »
February 8, 2013 10:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU travels to Alabama this weekend, hoping to extend a three-game winning streak which includes back-to-back one-point wins for the first time since 1982.
The hoops Tigers scraped out wins with single-digit margins in four of their last five games. The wins pushed them to 13-7... more »
February 7, 2013 6:46 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - Bomb technicians have found no more explosives in wrapping up their search of the rural Alabama property of Jimmy Lee Dykes, the man who shot dead a school bus driver and held a boy in an underground bunker for nearly a week. Dykes was killed Monday... more »
February 6, 2013 7:02 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - As FBI and police negotiators spent days seeking to coax an Alabama man into freeing a boy held hostage in an underground bunker, the captor was making plans of his own. FBI special agent Jason Pack said in an email that bomb technicians found two explosive... more »
February 5, 2013 7:25 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - Relatives of the 5-year-old boy freed when federal agents raided the underground bunker of a hostage-taker in Alabama say the youngster is relieved to be home and appears to be doing well. The boy's great uncle, Berlin Enfinger, said in an interview on ABC's Good Morning... more »
February 4, 2013 4:13 PM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - A law enforcement official says a 5-year-old has been safely released after a weeklong standoff between police and the boy's abductor. The law enforcement official briefed on the situation said Monday that Jim Dykes, the man who abducted the boy from a school bus after fatally... more »
February 4, 2013 6:18 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - The Alabama hostage standoff is entering its seventh day and more details are emerging about the suspect at the center of it. Neighbors and officials are painting a picture of 65-year-old Jim Lee Dykes as an isolated man estranged from his family. Authorities say Dykes, --... more »
February 1, 2013 2:14 PM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala.- Authorities in Alabama are hauling away a school bus they say was the scene of a shooting death and abduction that has led to a tense standoff with police. Authorities say a gunman boarded the stopped bus on Tuesday afternoon, shot the bus driver to death and... more »
February 1, 2013 5:47 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - More than three days after he allegedly shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped into an underground bunker, Jimmy Lee Dykes is showing no signs of turning himself over to police. Hostage negotiators in Midland City, Ala., tried Thursday to persuade the... more »
January 31, 2013 7:37 AM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - More than a day after a 5-year-old Alabama boy was taken off a school bus at gunpoint, police are still trying to win the child's safe release. SWAT teams have been gathered outside a bunker, where authorities say 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes is holding the boy.... more »
January 30, 2013 2:30 PM
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - An Alabama legislator says a 6-year-old boy who is being held hostage has been able to receive medicine and watch TV. State Rep. Steve Clouse said Wednesday he met with authorities and visited the family of the boy. The boy's captor is accused of intercepting a... more »
January 21, 2013 5:28 AM
VILLE PLATTE- Louisiana State Police say a 53-year-old Alabama woman is dead after a collision with a tractor-trailer.
Trooper Stephen Hammons says Donna Saenz of Sampson, Ala., failed to stop at a two-way stop sign on Louisiana Highway 365 and Louisiana 35 in Acadia Parish. She was pronounced dead... more »
January 14, 2013 12:36 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - The University of South Alabama and its police chief are asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed over the shooting death of a naked student on campus. Both the school and university police chief Zeke Aull claim they can't be sued under state law for the... more »
January 11, 2013 1:12 PM
WALKER - A fugitive from two states is in jail after a high speed chase in Livingston Parish Wednesday.
Walker police say it began after a complaint that two men in a blue pickup were trying to buy drugs. Officers tried to stop the truck when it was spotted... more »
January 8, 2013 11:52 AM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.- Alabama's routing of Notre Dame for its second straight national championship has been overshadowed in part by a new breakout star - Katherine Webb, girlfriend of quarterback AJ McCarron and Miss Alabama USA 2012. Webb gained tens of thousands of Twitter followers during and after Monday night's game.... more »
January 8, 2013 10:35 AM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The BCS title game's preliminary television rating is up from last season, but the lopsided score kept viewership down. Alabama's 42-14 rout over Notre Dame drew a 15.7 overnight rating Monday on ESPN. That's up 14 percent from last year's game, another blowout Crimson Tide victory,... more »
January 7, 2013 10:31 AM
MIAMI - The battle lines are drawn for tonight's BCS Championship at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
Notre Dame, the top-ranked team with a 12-0 mark, has the distinction of being a fairly heavy underdog against 12-1 Alabama. Oddsmakers are rating the Crimson Tide about a 9-point favorite, largely... more »
January 4, 2013 10:48 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Alabama assistant coach Kirby Smart runs the stingiest defense in the country when it comes to yards allowed, but as he looks at Notre Dame, he sees plenty of reasons for concern. The second-ranked Crimson Tide play the No. 1 Fighting Irish on Monday in the... more »
January 3, 2013 4:03 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - There were some dark days at Notre Dame and Alabama, dark years really, during which two college football's proudest programs flailed and foundered. As the 21st century dawned, the Fighting Irish and the Crimson Tide were old news, stodgy remnants of a glorious past, not moving... more »
January 3, 2013 10:41 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Top-ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama are in Florida and continuing preparations for Monday night's BCS championship game.
Both teams arrived in Fort Lauderdale yesterday afternoon for a matchup that was set more than a month ago.
It's a return home for Crimson... more »
January 2, 2013 4:48 PM
MIAMI - For even casual college football fans, No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 1 Notre Dame stands out as a classic matchup for the national title. While the schools may seem like opposites - one in the South and the other in the North, one public and one private -... more »
January 2, 2013 3:31 PM
JASPER, Ala. - The mother of a teen killed along with two friends in an Alabama plane crash says her son had his own key to the plane and had flown it many times. Sherrie Smith says her 17-year-old son Jordan Smith was the one flying the plane that crashed... more »
January 2, 2013 1:12 PM
JASPER, Ala. - Authorities believe a plane was taken by teenagers on a joyride before it crashed in Alabama, killing all three people aboard. Walker County sheriff's Chief Deputy James Painter says authorities are still investigating but believe the teenagers took the plane without permission and were "sort of joyriding... more »
December 21, 2012 12:41 PM
HOOVER Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has added two teams and a fifth day to the baseball tournament. Commissioner Mike Slive announced Friday that the field will expand to 12 teams in the 14-team league starting in 2013 in Hoover, Ala. The top four seeds will earn a bye in... more »
December 19, 2012 3:06 PM
BEREA, Ohio- Trent Richardson doesn't think Nick Saban will follow him from Alabama to the Cleveland Browns. Saban, who will lead the Crimson Tide against Notre Dame in the BCS national championship game in Miami on Jan. 7, has been mentioned as a possible replacement in Cleveland if the Browns... more »
December 13, 2012 10:59 AM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron says he will return for his senior season with the Crimson Tide next year.
McCarron made the announcement in a statement released by the school on Wednesday. The Mobile native says the NFL is a dream, and he thinks another year at... more »
December 11, 2012 12:45 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - Federal prosecutors say two Alabama men who they say wanted to wage violent jihad overseas have been arrested on terrorism charges. Authorities say Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair and Randy Wilson are both named in terrorism charges filed Monday in Mobile. Both are 25 and from Mobile. Prosecutors... more »
December 4, 2012 4:09 PM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn has hired former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn as its new head football coach. Auburn announced that it will introduce the former Arkansas State coach in a news conference Tuesday night Malzahn was the Tigers' offensive coordinator during their national championship run in 2010, but spent last... more »
November 29, 2012 10:28 AM
NEW ORLEANS - An Alabama man got a dressing-down and two years in prison for rubbing his genitals on an unconscious LSU fan in a Bourbon Street burger restaurant after the BCS national title game in January. A video of the incident went viral. State District Judge Karen Herman told... more »
November 19, 2012 10:43 AM
NEW YORK - Taking advantage of losses by Oregon and Kansas State, Notre Dame and Alabama sit 1-2 in the BCS standings as we approach the end of college football's regular season. The unbeaten Fighting Irish need to beat Southern California on Saturday in Los Angeles to earn their first... more »
November 15, 2012 4:42 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - In his Hill Country hometown of Kerrville, Texas, Johnny Football never would have been known by such a specific nickname. Mark Smith, the high school coach of Johnny Manziel, says he could have been Johnny Baseball or Johnny Golf - "he could have been anything he... more »
November 14, 2012 4:53 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Southeastern Conference's six-year streak of national championships could be in jeopardy. And the SEC has expansion to thank for making it happen. No. 9 Texas A&M and Missouri are making their presence felt since the SEC invited them into the fold. The Aggies (8-2, 5-2 SEC)... more »
November 12, 2012 4:27 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban puts Alabama's past two games in the same category. He doesn't mean it as a compliment. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide lost for the first time against No. 9 Texas A&M a week after barely beating No. 8 LSU. Saban says Alabama didn't play well as... more »
November 3, 2012 10:58 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU lost to Alabama in Death Valley Saturday night, eliminating the longest running home field win streak.
Prior to tonight's game, LSU had 22 straight wins in Tiger Stadium.
LSU's 17 points weren't enough to fight Alabama's last minute touchdown bringing the Tide to 21.
November 3, 2012 10:42 AM
BATON ROUGE- Some traffic accidents have been reported around the LSU campus Saturday morning, adding to what's already a nightmare on the streets.
People on campus already report significant traffic as fans make their way to LSU for today's big game: LSU vs. Alabama.
Estimates suggest 150,000 people... more »
November 3, 2012 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE- It's game day! LSU is filled with people tailgating early. Some have been out since Friday night.
Early Saturday, ESPN's College Gameday show began broadcasting from the Parade Grounds. LSU fans have been sharing a picture on sites like Facebook and Twitter of a sign in the... more »
November 2, 2012 6:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Tent skeletons line the streets and campus around LSU. Family, friends and students began claiming their tailgating ground as early as Wednesday this week.
"It's basically real estate of prime value right now," said Aaron Crousillac.
For Cody and Lance Chiasson, tomorrow's game is a... more »
November 2, 2012 5:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - Connor Neighbors could've followed his grandfather, his father, his brother. That's what everyone expected. That would've been the comfortable thing to do. Instead, Neighbors wanted to leave his own mark. So, a family that is firmly associated with Alabama will have split loyalties when the top-ranked Crimson... more »
November 2, 2012 5:04 PM
BATON ROUGE- Some fans are already decked out in their gear to show support for their teams.
There's no shortage of folks in Baton Rouge who want show they're in an LSU state of mind with purple and gold.
"We want to drown as much of that crimson... more »
November 2, 2012 10:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - OK, so maybe it's not the Game of the Century. No doubt it's the game of the year. Nothing new there. Alabama-LSU has become the greatest rivalry in college football, supplanting Michigan-Ohio State, Florida-Florida State and any other annual showdown with historic overtones. Last year, the Southeastern... more »
October 31, 2012 5:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - For Alabama and LSU, defense is more than just a vital part of the game. It's who they are. Both teams have dominated the defensive rankings in recent years, and this season is no exception. Top-ranked Alabama lost six starters off last year's team in the NFL... more »
October 30, 2012 4:52 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Melanie and Alan Murr love each other, and they also love the schools they graduated from. That's why the week leading up to the annual LSU-Alabama game can be tense around their home.
The couple married about three months ago. Melanie is an LSU graduate who... more »
October 30, 2012 4:30 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Maybe the force-field that has shielded the end zone the past two times Alabama and LSU have tangled won't be quite so powerful Saturday night. The top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 5 Tigers smacked into it in last season's two meetings at various points on the field,... more »
October 29, 2012 10:37 AM
UNDATED - Notre Dame is the latest team to move past Oregon in the BCS standings. The Fighting Irish are in third place, behind Alabama and Kansas State. The Ducks remained fourth. Florida fell out of the top five with a 17-9 loss to Georgia, helping to set the field... more »
October 17, 2012 5:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- As the Tigers prepare to take on the Aggies of Texas A&M, some fans are already thinking about selling their tickets for the upcoming match-up against the Crimson Tide.
"I'm trying to sell this ticket because you tend to get more money for the Alabama game because... more »
October 11, 2012 5:08 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - A video of the fatal shooting of a naked Alabama college student shows him with his arms outstretched and his palms open before a campus police officer fired. The Mobile County Sheriff's Department played the security video for media Thursday. It was taken by a camera outside... more »
October 10, 2012 11:39 AM
MOBILE, Ala. - Students are protesting a deadly police shooting at the University of South Alabama while others showed up to support campus police. About a dozen students came out Wednesday to protest, some chanting "Don't shoot us." A smaller group voiced support for the university police. A campus police... more »
October 8, 2012 10:47 AM
BIRMINGHAM - A bye week didn't hurt Alabama's status as the top college football team in the country.
The Crimson Tide are a unanimous No. 1 in the AP poll for a second straight week and Oregon continues its ride at No. 2.
South Carolina moves up from... more »
October 1, 2012 10:39 AM
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray has been suspended following his arrest in Georgia.
Tigers coach Gene Chizik said Sunday that Bray won't play Saturday against Arkansas. Chizik hasn't determined how long the suspension will last.
Bray was arrested Thursday night during a traffic stop on... more »
September 26, 2012 10:29 AM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi's defense is undersized, inexperienced and doesn't have much depth.
The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide has a punishing, effective offense that has steamrolled every team it has faced this season.
The mismatch that presents is obvious. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says his team's... more »