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  • LSU gymnastics finishes 3rd at SEC championships

    March 23, 2014 12:01 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - The LSU gymnastics team fell short of their stated goal of an SEC title, but Lloimincia Hall did pick up her 3rd consecutive floor title as the Tigers finished 3rd and Alabama took home the title. Four teams scored north of 197 as the Crimson Tide... more »
  • LSU gymnastics prepares for SEC tournament

    March 18, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has its sights set on winning an SEC title this weekend, but once again the competition will be the toughest in the country. LSU will join gym powerhouses Florida, Georgia and Alabama in Birmingham this weekend and DD Breaux's team will try... more »
  • LSU women's hoops holds out hope for NCAA Tourney run Play Video

    March 4, 2014 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU women's basketball team is riding a 6-game losing streak, but as the team prepares for its SEC tournament opener on Thursday, the players maintain they can turn things around. The Tigers will get another shot at Alabama after the Crimson Tide just beat LSU... more »
  • LSU Women's Basketball Loses 6th Straight, Limps into SEC Tourney

    March 2, 2014 10:43 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The LSU Women's basketball team lost its 6th straight game as they lost 78-60 at Alabama Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Tigers (7-9 in SEC) finished below .500 for the first time since 1995-'96. LSU will be the #10 seed in the SEC tournament,... more »
  • LSU Basketball Rallies, Falls at Alabama

    January 25, 2014 11:01 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The LSU men's basketball team rallied from 19 points down to take the lead against Alabama, but faltered late as they lost 82-80 Saturday night. The Tigers have now lost 9 straight times in Tuscaloosa, although this was possibly the Tigers best chance to win during... more »
  • Former Alabama OC ready to join another storied program

    January 10, 2014 1:40 PM

    ANN ARBOR, Mi. - Doug Nussmeier wants to build Michigan's offense around toughness, physicality and explosiveness. The Wolverines showed little of that this past season, struggling to run the ball and protect quarterback Devin Gardner. Michigan responded by firing offensive coordinator Al Borges and hiring Nussmeier, who had been the... more »
  • McCarron wins Unitas Award for top senior QB

    December 9, 2013 2:24 PM

    BALTIMORE - Alabama's AJ McCarron has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top senior quarterback in college football. McCarron completed 67 percent of his passes for 2,676 yards and 26 touchdowns for the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide (11-1). The other finalists were Clemson's Tajh Boyd, Fresno State's... more »
  • Alabama football party shooting

    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 »
  • In Tuscaloosa: Saban denies interest in Texas job Play Video

    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 »
  • Tigers prep for "Showdown in T-Town" Play Video

    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 »
  • LSU to play Bama in primetime

    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 »
  • Summer Blockbuster: #1 Alabama at #6 Texas A&M

    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 »
  • Yahoo: 5 SEC stars received payouts during career

    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 »
  • Fans criticize Alabama athletics Facebook post

    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 »
  • Expect plenty of TD's in this SEC heavyweight match

    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 »
  • Alabama forward no longer with the Crimson Tide

    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 »
  • LSU rolls past 'Tide 3-2 Play Video

    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 »
  • Alabama tops Mississippi 7-5 in 10 innings

    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 »
  • SEC Tournament: LSU 3 - Alabama 0 FINAL

    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 »
  • #12 LSU downs #4 Alabama in extra innings, 3-2

    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 »
  • Alabama players dismissed after arrests

    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 »
  • 4 Alabama players charged with fraud, robbery

    February 12, 2013 9:40 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Online jail records show four University of Alabama football players have been arrested on charges of credit card fraud and robbery. According to records posted on the Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Department website, running back Brent Calloway was arrested Monday on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit... more »
  • Tonight's the night for 'Bama-Notre Dame

    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 »
  • Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

    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 »
  • Irish and Tide roll into Sunshine State

    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 »
  • Alabama QB McCarron to return for senior year

    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 »
  • Irish and Tide in control of their own fate

    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 »
  • Connor Neighbors follows his own path to LSU

    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 »
  • Alabama-LSU: Another showdown in epic rivalry

    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 »
  • Bama tickets could still be hot commodity Play Video

    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 »
  • Mississippi's young defense draws No. 1 Alabama

    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 »
  • LSU, Alabama fans descend on New Orleans Play Video

    January 5, 2012 7:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Rammer jammer. Tiger bait. Roll Tide. Geaux Tigers. The sounds of a healthy college football rivalry are all over New Orleans tonight, after thousands of fans descended on the Big Easy ahead of Monday's BCS National Championship between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama. ... more »
  • Tiger fans line up to win tickets to BCS National Championship

    December 17, 2011 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of people lined up for their chance to win tickets to see the Tigers take on the Crimson Tide at the BCS National Championship. The line to enter the drawing was so long it wrapped around the parking lot outside the Co-op Bookstore off Burbank Drive.... more »
  • Saban wants to look ahead; UA players still hoping

    November 7, 2011 2:50 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban has laid down the law: No more LSU talk. No. 4 Alabama's coach opened his Monday news conference by saying he'd have "one statement about the last game and then we're moving on." Saban says the Crimson Tide's attention is now on Saturday night's... more »
  • SEC honors Demps, Reid, Johnson

    November 7, 2011 12:24 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Florida running back Jeff Demps, LSU safety Eric Reid and Arkansas return specialist/running back Dennis Johnson are the Southeastern Conference players of the week. Demps rushed for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns against Vanderbilt. He had 213 all-purpose yards. Reid had six... more »
  • LSU, Alabama face off in the water

    November 4, 2011 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Football isn't the only rivalry playing out this week between LSU and Alabama. The tigers and tide swim teams squared off today at the LSU Natatorium. The meet also brought out plenty of LSU and ‘Bama fans who said the competition in the pool is... more »
  • 2 coaches, 2 styles, both winners

    November 4, 2011 12:55 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - One wears a perpetual scowl, his words robotic and succinct. With Nick Saban, it's all about "the process," which means running his football program with the meticulousness of a CEO. It may come across as cold and detached - even ruthless - but it sure works. ... more »
  • LSU-Alabama: It's (almost) all about the defense

    November 1, 2011 1:13 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Two of the nation's best defenses will take center stage when LSU and Alabama square off. Both rank among the top 5 nationally in the major defensive categories going into Saturday night's matchup of the top-ranked Tigers and No. 2 Crimson Tide. LSU has quarterback... more »
  • Crimson Tide hand Tigers ninth straight loss

    February 17, 2011 10:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - JaMychal Green scored 18 and Alabama beat LSU 67-56 on Thursday night, giving the Crimson Tide 12 wins in 14 games while extending the Tigers' losing streak to nine. Trevor Releford had 15 points for Alabama (17-8, 9-2 SEC), sending LSU fans to the exits... more »
  • Relax, Alabama: the heat's all on No. 2 Auburn

    November 25, 2010 6:50 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - No. 9 Alabama can just relax and play ball. No national championship shot potentially hangs in the balance, no Heisman Trophy chances are on the line. It's No. 2 Auburn's turn to feel the heat in Friday's Iron Bowl. "Those guys are undefeated and going to... more »
  • Bama's Ingram ready to go against Duke

    September 15, 2010 8:38 PM

    Alabama coach Nick Saban says Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram is "ready to go." Ingram has practiced all week for the top-ranked Crimson Tide ahead of Saturday's visit to Duke. The tailback missed the first two games after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Saban said Wednesday... more »
  • Tide DE Darius practices despite NCAA investigation

    August 5, 2010 5:02 PM

    Alabama's Nick Saban didn't have any new information on the NCAA investigation of Marcell Dareus, though his star defensive end will practice with the rest of the team when fall camp begins today. The Crimson Tide coach said Wednesday the probe into whether Dareus violated rules with a spring... more »
  • Tigers tied with Tide 3-3 in 9th with 2nd rain delay

    May 30, 2010 5:09 PM

    Apparently one rain delay was not enough in Hoover, Alabama at Regions Park. The LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide are in the middle of another rain delay heading to the bottom of the 9th with the score tied at 3. LSU led Alabama 3-1 through four innings when lightning... more »
  • Ingram wins Heisman

    December 12, 2009 8:09 PM

    University of Alabama sophomore running back Mark Ingram has won the Heisman Trophy. It's the first Heisman for the Crimson Tide, who will play the University of Texas for college football's national championship more »

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