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Baseball team moves past tornado days after storm

Brett Hudson April 26, 2012

For many residents of city, the tornado that tore through Tuscaloosa 365 days ago was a wake-up call. The storms were a literal wake-up call for Alabama relief pitcher Nathan Kennedy who had recently...

Mal Moore, Bama’s students to thank for Tide’s success in all sports

Brett Hudson April 24, 2012

It’s business as usual in Tuscaloosa. As some of you went to your hometowns for one last trip before dead week and finals week, Alabama was winning championships. Just another day at the office, honey....

Loss hurts Bamas chance at tournament

Loss hurts Bama’s chance at tournament

Brett Hudson April 23, 2012

The Alabama Crimson Tide, trying to make a late push for a possible bid in the Southeastern Conference tournament, lost out on a sweep of the Vanderbilt Commodores with a loss on Sunday. Despite playing...

Baseball has a flair for the dramatic

Brett Hudson April 21, 2012

Early in the season, Sewell-Thomas Stadium saw a lot of dropped jaws exiting the building after losing numerous games it should not have, like to Florida Atlantic and Oral Roberts. Today, the Joe is still...

Tide opportunistic in win over Vandy

Brett Hudson April 20, 2012

Finding Alabama’s offense in the 2012 season has almost required a search party. Head coach Mitch Gaspard has admitted throughout out the course of the season that his staff has tried everything to get...

Tide splits series with Mississippi Valley State

Tide splits series with Mississippi Valley State

Brett Hudson April 19, 2012

In baseball, the smallest things can be the deciding factor between winning and losing. For the Crimson Tide Wednesday, the deciding factor was nothing. Due to a rainout Tuesday, Alabama had to play a...

Bama hosting two tune-ups this week

Brett Hudson April 18, 2012

Alabama will try to find answers for its shortcomings before it faces another brutal Southeastern Conference weekend in hosting Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday and Wednesday night, with first pitch...

Tide travels to face tough pitching at LSU

Tide travels to face tough pitching at LSU

Brett Hudson April 12, 2012

The Alabama Crimson Tide will travel to Baton Rouge this weekend to face the No. 5 LSU Tigers. The Tide will be thrown into the purple and gold fire immediately, facing one of the best pitchers in the...

Blazers snap Tide’s winning streak in extra innings

Brett Hudson April 11, 2012

The UAB Blazers have proven to have the perfect blueprint to beating Alabama this season. After holding Alabama scoreless in a 12-inning game on March 27, the Blazers came to Tuscaloosa and beat the Crimson...

Leadership key to not creating a 2010 repeat

Brett Hudson April 10, 2012

In part one of this three-part series of columns, you (hopefully) read my take on the football team’s new class of young guys, which was highly positive, in summation. This presents a problem. You could...

Hot streak at risk against UAB

Hot streak at risk against UAB

Brett Hudson April 10, 2012

It took 28 games — exactly half of the season — for the Alabama baseball team to find a groove. And when the Crimson Tide found its groove, it started demonstrating the dominant performances that...

Tide hopes to continue momentum against UAB

Tide hopes to continue momentum against UAB

Brett Hudson April 9, 2012

In practice last week, with the first 28 games of the season in the books, Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard told his team to approach the second half of the season as a new season. Alabama started off...

Dugas breaks record as Bama routs No. 23 Auburn

Brett Hudson April 7, 2012

In what will be his last series against Auburn as a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide, senior center fielder Taylor Dugas would not be denied. Dugas torched the Auburn pitching to notch his 300th career...

Alabama baseball hosts rival Auburn

Alabama baseball hosts rival Auburn

Brett Hudson April 5, 2012

Head coach Mitch Gaspard said before Alabama’s 9-5 win over South Alabama on Tuesday that a lot of his team’s struggles (10-19, 1-8 Southeastern Conference) have come from an inability to build a winning...

Saban emphasizes development in spring

Saban emphasizes development in spring

Brett Hudson April 5, 2012

Head coach Nick Saban continued to focus on the improvements he wanted his team to make after their first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday. “The big focus after watching the scrimmage film on Monday...

Spring practice preview: Which early enrollees stand out?

Brett Hudson April 3, 2012

With only 11 days separating the Crimson Tide from the A-Day scrimmage, there are still a good bit of questions surrounding the 2012 season. Will any freshmen step up and contribute like Cyrus Kouandjio...

Tide aims for turnaround

Tide aims for turnaround

Brett Hudson April 3, 2012

Taylor Dugas was drafted in the eighth round of the MLB Draft last year, but rather than take the money, he chose to stick around the Capstone for another shot at Omaha and the College World Series. The...

Gaspard sticks with same rotation against Vols

Brett Hudson March 29, 2012

Alabama baseball has been a revolving door all season long. Head coach Mitch Gaspard has changed his lineup and pitching rotation repeatedly, never using both the same rotation and lineup for all three...

UA sports Panic Meter

Brett Hudson March 27, 2012

If the first-round (technically second-round) loss to Creighton in the NCAA tournament did not alert you anyway, I’ll reiterate it: Alabama can’t win a national championship in every sport. Blasphemous,...

Players compete for starting positions

Brett Hudson March 27, 2012

While real depth-chart decisions will not be made until the season-opener against Michigan, there is certainly some battling going on with the goal in mind of having an upper hand heading into the fall....

Tide attempts to reverse losing trend against UAB

Tide attempts to reverse losing trend against UAB

Brett Hudson March 27, 2012

Alabama is not the only collegiate baseball team in the state with some losing struggles. Tonight at 6:30, Alabama, having lost seven of its last ten games, will meet UAB, who has lost six of its last...

Collapse costs Alabama series

Collapse costs Alabama series

Brett Hudson March 26, 2012

In only 21 hours, the tables turned full circle on the Alabama baseball team. After Ole Miss closer Brett Huber gave up a walk-off homerun to give Alabama a 3-2 win in Saturday’s game, its first Southeastern...

Tide drops SEC home opener to Rebels, 11-7

Brett Hudson March 23, 2012

In Alabama’s first home Southeastern Conference action of the season, the No. 17 Mississippi Rebels were able to take advantage of yet another bullpen breakdown and defeat the Crimson Tide 11-7. After...

Bama hopes to rebound against ranked Ole Miss

Bama hopes to rebound against ranked Ole Miss

Brett Hudson March 22, 2012

Alabama baseball, now on a season-high four-game losing streak, is set to take on the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels this weekend. This will be the first home Southeastern Conference game of the season for the...

Tide one step closer to A-Day

Tide one step closer to A-Day

Brett Hudson March 22, 2012

Head coach Nick Saban held his third of 15 spring practices Wednesday, a practice riddled with injury problems. Running back Blake Sims, offensive lineman Arie Kouandjio, running back Eddie Lacy and tight...

Alabama won in losing effort against Creighton

Alabama won in losing effort against Creighton

Brett Hudson March 20, 2012

As sophomore point guard Trevor Releford’s game-winning three-point attempt fell short (for reasons that normally require a whistle, but I digress), there were certainly some students who did not know...

Bama continues road stretch, taking on the Trojans in Troy

Bama continues road stretch, taking on the Trojans in Troy

Brett Hudson March 20, 2012

The Alabama baseball team, coming off of a hard-fought Southeastern Conference opener last weekend against No. 4 Arkansas, is on the road again to take on the Troy Trojans tonight, with first pitch scheduled...

Players adjust to practice after break

Players adjust to practice after break

Brett Hudson March 20, 2012

The Alabama football team finished its second day of spring training Monday after the Tide took a 10-day hiatus from its last practice on March 9 for spring break. Head coach Nick Saban said he thought...

Tide falls to Creighton in first full round of NCAA tournament

Brett Hudson March 16, 2012

JaMychal Green entered the room. The television lights coming from above him reflected specifically well from underneath his eyes, as if tears had been shed. Andrew Steele’s eyes were getting increasingly...

Tide defense will be key against Creighton

Brett Hudson March 16, 2012

Coaches of teams heading into the postseason stress to their players that the postseason is an entirely new season. In the postseason, everyone is 0-0 and anything can happen. The statement is true; George...

Tide likely to falter in Round of 32

Brett Hudson March 16, 2012

Friday afternoon, the Alabama men’s basketball team will be playing its first meaningful postseason game since 2006. The road ahead is difficult, to say the least. In the opening round, Alabama will...

Tide wins thriller against Samford

Brett Hudson March 14, 2012

To this point, theAlabamabaseball season has been a seemingly never-ending search for consistent offense. WhenAlabamawas most desperate for a win, after going 1-2 in its only home tournament of the year,...

Tide baseball defeats Southern Miss 8-3

Brett Hudson March 13, 2012

Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard has been searching for offense all season long. He got a glimpse of it in Tuesday night’s 8-3 win over Southern Mississippi, in which Alabama scored more runs in its...

No. 9 seed Alabama to play in NCAA tournament for first time since 2006

Brett Hudson March 11, 2012

As JaMychal Green and Andrew Steele stepped in front of the media to discuss the team’s selection to the NCAA tournament, they could do nothing but smile. The Alabama men’s basketball team (21-11,...

Ninth inning collapse costs Tide against Oral Roberts

Brett Hudson March 11, 2012

After an offensive explosion in Saturday’s win overLouisville, the Crimson Tide returned to experiencing the same offensive woes it has all year long.Alabamarecorded five hits and struck out eight times...

Tide baseball upsets No. 14 Louisville

Brett Hudson March 10, 2012

After Friday night’s loss to East Carolina that was the second in a row and the fourth in the last five games, Alabama baseball head coach Mitch Gaspard said his team was in need of something positive...

Tide falls to East Carolina 3-1

Brett Hudson March 9, 2012

Some say that there are football games that can be decided by just a few select plays. The same can be said for basketball games, where three or four key shots can win or lose a game. Baseball is no different,...

Weekend tournament brings challenges for Tide

Weekend tournament brings challenges for Tide

Brett Hudson March 8, 2012

imson Tide baseball team has seen some struggles in the nonconference portion of the schedule. Now, Alabama has only five nonconference games left to establish momentum before beginning play in collegiate...

No bye gives Tide tough run to title

No bye gives Tide tough run to title

Brett Hudson March 8, 2012

All season long, the Alabama men’s basketball team talked extensively about controlling its own destiny and only controlling what it can control. In reality, when the last day of the regular season...

To win championship, Crimson Tide softball must improve defense

Brett Hudson March 6, 2012

What is it about the University of Alabama and defense? Head football coach Nick Saban is known for being a great defensive coach and recruiter. Men’s basketball head coach Anthony Grant knows nothing...

Alabama, Auburn take to the mound

Alabama, Auburn take to the mound

Brett Hudson March 5, 2012

Alabama may be playing for more than a win tonight as it takes on the Auburn Tigers in the one-game Capitol City Classic played at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Ala. The Crimson Tide will be playing...

Murphy gets 700th win, Tide defeat Maryland

Brett Hudson March 3, 2012

The man responsible for almost all of Alabama’s softball success, head coach Patrick Murphy, saw a small reward for his dedication. Saturday’s 9-1 victory of Maryland in the Easton Alabama Invite...

Tide stays perfect through Saturday

Brett Hudson March 3, 2012

In what is now a 15-game season-opening winning streak for the Crimson Tide softball team, Saturday afternoon’s 8-0 victory over Massachusettswas the sixth of those 15 to come via the mercy rule. Alabama...

Softball team dominates Maryland

Brett Hudson March 2, 2012

For its debut in the Easton Alabama Invite, the Alabama Crimson Tide took calm strides around the base-paths thanks to numerous walks from theMarylandpitching staff on the way to a 19-1 mercy rule final....

Tide holds on at home

Tide holds on at home

Brett Hudson March 1, 2012

On Feb. 23, 2011, then-junior forward JaMychal Green made a game-winning tip-in against the Auburn Tigers with 0.3 seconds left to send Coleman Coliseum into a victorious frenzy. 371 days later, with...

Tide still fighting for March Madness bid

Tide still fighting for March Madness bid

Brett Hudson February 29, 2012

Entering the regular season, Alabama was ranked in the top 15 in the nation and was considered an automatic participant in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. Then the Crimson Tide started Southeastern Conference...

Tide avoids late-game collapse, takes lead in eigth

Brett Hudson February 29, 2012

For six innings, it looked like Alabama was going to bend but not break. Starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull had stranded seven South Alabama Jaguar base runners in scoring position. “His pitch count...

Students should support all champions

Brett Hudson February 28, 2012

Congratulations to the Alabama Crimson Tide, Southeastern Conference champions. Correction: Congratulations to the Alabama Frozen Tide, Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference champions. For those...

Midweek game presents challenges

Brett Hudson February 28, 2012

In one of the biggest fatigue generators in collegiate baseball, the Alabama Crimson Tide will play a weekday game before a weekend series, meeting the South Alabama Jaguars tonight. Head coach Mitch...

Tide earns dominant sweep

Tide earns dominant sweep

Brett Hudson February 27, 2012

Alabama exploded for a combined 30 runs this weekend as the Crimson Tide swept Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Alabama capped off the sweep with a 9-3 victory on Sunday. “It was good to see [freshman left-handed...

Balanced Tide routs Bulldogs

Balanced Tide routs Bulldogs

Brett Hudson February 27, 2012

Winning tournament basketball is all about getting on a hot streak at the right time. Alabama did just that Saturday night, going from the worst 3-point shooting team in the Southeastern Conference to...

Tide looks to sweep Arkansas

Tide looks to sweep Arkansas

Brett Hudson February 23, 2012

ball program recently, after his best three players ­– sophomore point guard Trevor Releford, senior forward JaMychal Green and junior forward Tony Mitchell – made headlines for all the wrong reasons....

Tide looks to rebound from tough opening

Tide looks to rebound from tough opening

Brett Hudson February 23, 2012

In baseball, game planning for your opponents’ pitchers and knowing what their hitters cannot do at the plate is a very important aspect of winning consistently. Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard is...

Alabama to move forward without Mitchell

Alabama to move forward without Mitchell

Brett Hudson February 22, 2012

Some uncertainty around the Alabama men’s basketball program was cleared up on Monday when head coach Anthony Grant announced that junior forward Tony Mitchell had been suspended for the remainder of...

Andrew Steele talks his comeback

Andrew Steele talks his comeback

Brett Hudson February 22, 2012

Redshirt junior guard Andrew Steele once announced that his career as a Crimson Tide basketball player was over. Steele then re-joined the Tide’s coaching staff before announcing his return as a player....

Unleashing the armchair head coach in all of us

Brett Hudson February 21, 2012

I feel sorry for you if you live near the guy that is yelling at his television as if he is on the sidelines, begging for his team to run the pick-and-roll that worked two possessions ago or screaming...

Winless weekend makes for worst Tide start in 60 years

Winless weekend makes for worst Tide start in 60 years

Brett Hudson February 20, 2012

Alabama suffered an opening day loss to the Florida Atlantic Owls, 5-2, then was unable to avoid a winless first weekend, losing Saturday 9-2 then again on Sunday 9-4. This marked the first time the Crimson...

Former Yankee player gives Tide hitting confidence

Former Yankee player gives Tide hitting confidence

Brett Hudson February 16, 2012

Alabama hitting coach Andy Phillips could not hide his excitement entering his second season as the hitting coach at his alma mater. “I love this place,” Phillips said. “I deeply care about this...

Gators, suspensions overwhelm Tide

Gators, suspensions overwhelm Tide

Brett Hudson February 15, 2012

With the No. 14 team in the nation coming into Tuscaloosa, it was all the Crimson Tide could do to hang on for twenty minutes. After a hotly-contested first half, Alabama fell victim to the scary Florida...

Tide may find difficulty reaching NCAA tournament

Tide may find difficulty reaching NCAA tournament

Brett Hudson February 14, 2012

In the midst of the recent suspensions in the men’s basketball program, fans have had varied reactions. Some have applauded head coach Anthony Grant for running a tight ship and some have taken their...

Releford, Steele may return

Releford, Steele may return

Brett Hudson February 14, 2012

When Alabama and Florida meet in Coleman Coliseum tonight for ESPN’s Super Tuesday, the Crimson Tide will still be at a personnel disadvantage. However, the Tide will not face the mismatch in depth experienced...

Grant suspends three more starters

Grant suspends three more starters

Brett Hudson February 13, 2012

Alabama basketball was plagued with further suspensions Friday night, as head coach Anthony Grant suspended three starters: sophomore point guard Trevor Releford, senior forward JaMychal Green and redshirt...

Releford, Green, Steele suspended indefinitely from basketball team

Brett Hudson February 11, 2012

Alabama will take on LSU Saturday night at 6 p.m. with some personnel problems, after head coach Anthony Grant suspended starting point guard Trevor Releford, forward JaMychal Green and guard Andrew Steele...

We want rings, Coach Murphy

Brett Hudson February 7, 2012

At some places, they talk about winning the day. At Alabama, we win national championships. At some places, they talk about upsetting their rival. At Alabama, we go to their house and beat them 42-14,...

Mitchell receives suspension from team for conduct

Mitchell receives suspension from team for conduct

Brett Hudson February 7, 2012

Alabama basketball head coach Anthony Grant suspended junior forward Tony Mitchell indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team, according to a UA representative. There is no set timetable for his...

Tide plans to play tough defense at Auburn

Tide plans to play tough defense at Auburn

Brett Hudson February 7, 2012

After starting the Southeastern Conference schedule with two wins followed by four straight losses, the Crimson Tide basketball team seems to be righting the ship. The Tide is on another two-game winning...

Early enrollees show true face of program’s future

Brett Hudson January 31, 2012

Leave it to National Signing Day to make a man’s world revolve around someone else’s fax machine. As big-time recruits announce their decisions, fan bases across the country will stay glued to cameras...

Gueye another piece to puzzle

Gueye another piece to puzzle

Brett Hudson January 31, 2012

Coming to the University of Alabama was one of the biggest adjustments imaginable for sophomore center Moussa Gueye. In order to travel to Tuscaloosa from his hometown of Dakar, Senegal, Gueye had to stop...

South Carolina poses challenge for Bama

South Carolina poses challenge for Bama

Brett Hudson January 25, 2012

Alabama head basketball coach Anthony Grant and his team have created a trend: they do their best work with their backs against the wall. Grant’s first season at Virginia Commonwealth was highlighted...

Mitchell looks to rebound

Mitchell looks to rebound

Brett Hudson January 24, 2012

Even legendary basketball players are not immune to cold streaks. The reason behind these cold streaks is normally unknown, and eventually the shooter in question returns to his scoring ways, the slump...

Tide looks to push floor against Vanderbilt

Tide looks to push floor against Vanderbilt

Brett Hudson January 19, 2012

In collegiate basketball, sometimes the schedule can be a team’s worst enemy. On Saturday, Alabama traveled to No. 20 Mississippi State and was defeated 56-52. Alabama now has to rebound from that loss...

Bama loses assistant head coach

Bama loses assistant head coach

Brett Hudson January 17, 2012

As Alabama's football program has reasserted itself as a national power in recent years, the coaching carousel has made stops in Tuscaloosa several times, including one this off-season. UA's assistant...

Mark your calendar for Coleman

Mark your calendar for Coleman

Brett Hudson January 12, 2012

MEN’S BASKETBALL Mark your calendar for Coleman By Brett Hudson Senior Sports Reporter [email protected] @Brett_Hudson   Last season, head coach Anthony Grant transformed his team into...

Answer the question: What happened?

Answer the question: What happened?

Brett Hudson December 9, 2011

After being forced into overtime, the Game of the Century had ended in a 9-6 LSU win and fans began to file out of Bryant-Denny Stadium. Most of the crimson-clad men and women had the same look on their...

Redefining Bamas basketball program

Redefining Bama’s basketball program

Brett Hudson December 1, 2011

When college football experts are asked to compile a list of the top five programs of all time, Alabama is almost always on the list alongside a revolving door of candidates like Oklahoma, USC, Notre Dame...

Tide D adjusts, beats Eagles

Brett Hudson November 19, 2011

Georgia Southern is likely the only team in the FCS that can play with Alabama, and the Eagles showed just that, coming to Tuscaloosa and hanging with the Crimson Tide for a good amount of time, but eventually...

Crimson Tide sizing itself up in Puerto Rico

Crimson Tide sizing itself up in Puerto Rico

Brett Hudson November 17, 2011

For most, going to the Virgin Islands one year and Puerto Rico the next would be quite the enjoyable experience. For Alabama basketball, going to Puerto Rico is not a vacation, but a chance of redemption....

Fear the freshmen

Fear the freshmen

Brett Hudson November 15, 2011

Alabama’s NCAA tournament resume won’t be lacking a solid non-conference win this season, as the Crimson Tide beat the Oakland Grizzlies 74-57. The Oakland Grizzlies may not strike fear into a casual...

Mississippi State should not be underestimated

Mississippi State should not be underestimated

Brett Hudson November 10, 2011

At a quick glance, LSU and Mississippi State could not be more different. LSU is the No. 1 team in the BCS rankings and is on the inside track to go to New Orleans for the BCS National Championship game....

Hype at record high for Game of the Century

Hype at record high for ‘Game of the Century’

Brett Hudson November 3, 2011

Alabama vs. LSU has always been a rather heated rivalry. Both fan bases are ranked among the most passionate in the nation. In recent times, the game has been called the Saban Bowl, referring to Alabama...

Saban keeps team focused

Saban keeps team focused

Brett Hudson October 20, 2011

Head coach Nick Saban is known for his tenacity in many areas, but especially in preparations. In his press conference Wednesday, he wasted no time making this known, addressing it in his opening comments....

Tight ends in limbo in offense’s identity

Brett Hudson October 13, 2011

Historically, the Alabama offense has been one centered around smash-mouth principles, of the mentality that the Crimson Tide can line up and beat its opponent using brute force and muscle in the running...

Saban not looking past underrated Commodores

Saban not looking past underrated Commodores

Brett Hudson October 6, 2011

In Alabama’s last media availability before the homecoming game against Vanderbilt, head coach Nick Saban recognized the Commodores as an underrated opponent. “They’re a tougher team than people...

Tide runs over Razorbacks

Tide runs over Razorbacks

Brett Hudson September 26, 2011

The conversation surrounding Alabama’s Southeatern Conference opener against Arkansas Saturday focused on how the Crimson Tide would stop the potent Razorback offense. Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart...

Crimson Tide turning to Smelley in senior season

Brett Hudson September 22, 2011

The tight end is arguably the position that has seen the most change in the past 40 years of college football. In the era of the wishbone offense, the tight end was basically an additional offensive lineman...

Tide preparing for North Texas

Tide preparing for North Texas

Brett Hudson September 15, 2011

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban led a physical practice yesterday as the Crimson Tide prepares for a match-up against North Texas, the last non-conference game before Alabama opens up the conference...

The most isolated, hostile landmass on the planet

The most isolated, hostile landmass on the planet

Brett Hudson September 8, 2011

It has many impostors - many that try to live up to the hype but ultimately fall short. It is quite the spectacle, even for opposing fans. Among the numerous YouTube videos about it, there is one that...

The future of an expanded SEC

Brett Hudson August 29, 2011

With all the rumors and speculations about who will be joining the Southeastern Conference in the coming years and how the divisions will look afterwards, there is an interesting picture to be painted...

Bama Bash opens up Foster Auditorium

Bama Bash opens up Foster Auditorium

Brett Hudson August 25, 2011

For the eighth year in a row, the Alabama volleyball team will start off its season with the Hampton Inn Bama Bash. However, this will be the first time that Alabama volleyball will be held in Foster...

A tribute to ESPN: Bama Berman-isms

Brett Hudson July 27, 2011

If you remember from my last column, which named the top three traditions in Southeastern Conference football, I am an ESPN-aholic. I am perfectly okay with that. No 12-step process here.So I thought I...

Top three traditions in the SEC

Top three traditions in the SEC

Brett Hudson July 6, 2011

Hi, my name is Brett, and I’m an ESPN-aholic. Coming from this ESPN addiction, I saw ESPN’s “SportsNation” most recent big project, ranking the top 16 college football traditions and then putting...

Looking into the crystal ball for the Ohio State Buckeyes

Brett Hudson June 8, 2011

  Have you ever had a gut feeling about something? To the point where you can literally ‘see’ the future unfolding right in front of you? Yeah, I’m there. No, I’m not going to bore you with...

Pitcher leads Tide to success

Pitcher leads Tide to success

Brett Hudson April 26, 2011

By Brett Hudson Contributing Writer All baseball teams in today’s competitive world need that one ace pitcher they can count on to keep the best of the best subdued. That starter is the one they turn...

Bama paintball building a dynasty

Brett Hudson April 22, 2011

Some traditions of excellence will probably never change at the University of Alabama. The football team will always be on a nationally important scale, gymnastics will be a threat to win national titles...

Samoei building to strong finish

Samoei building to strong finish

Brett Hudson April 20, 2011

The Alabama men’s track and field team, only about three and a half weeks removed from the Southeastern Conference Championship meet in Athens, Ga., is looking forward to creating another finish like...

Crimson team comes back to take the steak

Brett Hudson April 16, 2011

The Alabama football team had its annual A-Day game spring showcase and in a slew of good and bad, personified by electric plays by both teams and turnovers, the Crimson team completed the comeback against...

Consistency leads Tide over Volunteers

Consistency leads Tide over Volunteers

Brett Hudson April 14, 2011

Despite a minor hiccup in the top of the first inning and another small setback in the top of the seventh, the Alabama men’s baseball team systematically broke down the Volunteers, consistently padded...

Houndstooth is a hot fashion trend, but is the bear the cause?

Houndstooth is a hot fashion trend, but is the bear the cause?

Brett Hudson April 14, 2011

Unless you have somehow managed to walk around campus with your eyes closed, you have surely noticed that houndstooth is everywhere. While there are traditional items that sport the print, such as hats,...

Bama beats Vols, wins SEC West

Bama beats Vols, wins SEC West

Brett Hudson April 12, 2011

The fourth time was the charm to renew the traditional Alabama-Tennessee rivalry on the tennis courts. The Crimson Tide experienced rain-outs on March 4, April 9 and April 10, but was able to put away...

Tide returns to winning in classic

Brett Hudson April 7, 2011

The Alabama women’s golf team has gotten back to what it does best: winning. Before starting the Liz Murphey Classic on April 1, the Crimson Tide had not won a tournament since Feb. 15, in Puerto Rico....

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