Sports - College - Alabama

Greg Byrne leaving Arizona to replace Bill Battle as Alabama athletic director

Published Jan. 17 2017

It's almost as if the University of Alabama had someone in mind.

Battle stepping aside as Alabama AD; Byrne next?

Published Jan. 16 2017

Alabama athletic director Bill Battle announced late Sunday night that he is stepping aside to assume a new role as...

Alabama losing talented trio early to the NFL

Published Jan. 14 2017

Alabama junior left tackle Cam Robinson and redshirt junior receiver ArDarius Stewart announced Friday that they were forgoing their senior...

Alabama's Derrick Gore transferring; Tide's NFL decisions to be announced today

Published Jan. 13 2017

Alabama redshirt sophomore running back Derrick Gore announced this week that he would be transferring for his final two seasons...

Alabama fans catch man who sold fake tickets to title game

Published Jan. 12 2017

Three brothers from Louisiana pulled a fast one on a man they say sold them fake tickets to root for...

Alabama football by the numbers

Published Jan. 12 2017

The basic numbers are simple.

Alabama not defining its season by one game

Published Jan. 11 2017

Alabama still has four national championships under football coach Nick Saban as a result of Monday night's 35-31 loss to...

Clemson dethrones Alabama, winning national title in brutal slugfest [photos]

Published Jan. 10 2017

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney entered Monday night's national championship game knowing that 'Rocky II' had a different outcome than...

Steve Sarkisian transition has mixed results for Tide

Published Jan. 10 2017

Alabama's offense experienced mixed results during Monday night's 35-31 loss to Clemson with Steve Sarkisian as its new coordinator.

Clemson Tigers defeat top-ranked Crimson Tide 35-31 for national title

Published Jan. 9 2017

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney entered Monday night's national championship game knowing that 'Rocky II' had a different outcome than...

Alabama, Clemson set for historic rematch

Published Jan. 9 2017

When Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney told Alabama's Nick Saban early last year that he would see him again in...

Alabama's O.J. Howard right where he wanted to be

Published Jan. 8 2017

Well, this was the plan.

Steve Sarkisian 'excited' for Monday's unique opportunity

Published Jan. 8 2017

TAMPA, Fla. — It's not every Alabama football media event when head coach Nick Saban doesn't draw the largest contingent...

Bo Scarbrough coming on strong for Crimson Tide

Published Jan. 7 2017

Alabama dominated the All-Southeastern Conference football first and second teams last month with 11 selections, yet it's a Crimson Tide...

Calhoun's Adam Griffith nearing end of adventurous Alabama career

Published Jan. 6 2017

Alabama kicker Adam Griffith had one of the more unusual entrances into Southeastern Conference football.

So far, so good with Sarkisian, says Saban

Published Jan. 5 2017

Alabama football coach Nick Saban is giving new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian the thumbs-up following the first two practices for...

Clemson's Deshaun Watson 'big in every game' [photos]

Published Jan. 5 2017

For No. 1 Alabama to top No. 2 Clemson during Monday night's championship game in Tampa, the Crimson Tide must...

Saban: Sarkisian knows the offense "inside and out"

Published Jan. 4 2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian knows the offense "inside and out."

Lane Kiffin denies being told by Alabama's Nick Saban to leave

Published Jan. 4 2017

We're working on it.

Anthony Averett hardly a weak link in Alabama secondary

Published Jan. 4 2017

Alabama redshirt junior cornerback Anthony Averett was a three- or four-star prospect in the 2013 signing class, depending on the...

Lane Kiffin finished at Alabama before national-title game

Published Jan. 3 2017

Alabama's travel party for next Monday night's national championship game in Tampa against Clemson will not include offensive coordinator Lane...


Jalen Hurts has to make 'easy plays' for Tide against Clemson

Published Jan. 3 2017

Quite the ho-hum week for Jalen Hurts.

Alabama's Lane Kiffin is out as offensive coordinator ahead of the national title game

Published Jan. 2 2017

Lane Kiffin isn't sticking around to run Alabama's offense in the national championship game.