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All content by Marc Torrence

How not to be scared of even Nick Saban

April 17, 2014

I learned quickly not to be scared or intimidated. As a wide-eyed sophomore, I sat near the back of the Naylor Stone Media Suite at a Nick Saban press conference and grabbed the microphone, hands trembling....

Gymnastics team takes down defending national champion Gators

Gymnastics team takes down defending national champion Gators

February 28, 2014

In a dead heat through three rotations against defending national champion Florida, the Alabama gymnastics team faced exactly the kind of situation it will at nationals – one with no room for error...

Tide prepares for Gators, practices for postseason

Tide prepares for Gators, practices for postseason

February 27, 2014

Upon returning from a second-place finish at the Perfect 10 Challenge in Oklahoma City on Sunday, Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson wrote “.025” in big, black numbers at the top of the white...

Pettway, Reed set to step in

February 25, 2014

Alabama coach Nick Saban typically only takes a junior college transfer if the player can fill an immediate need and is talented enough to do so. Most recently, cornerback Deion Belue was a two-year starter...

DeMeo strengthens routine mentality

DeMeo strengthens routine mentality

February 20, 2014

While Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson has changed her lineup around this season, mixing in freshmen to get experience while holding out some veterans to ease their workload, there has been one...

Alabama ties season-best score for 108th win against Auburn

Alabama ties season-best score for 108th win against Auburn

February 14, 2014

AUBURN -- The Auburn gymnastics team did everything it could with visiting Alabama in the house. But the Crimson Tide turned its best performance of the season and pulled away at the end to get another...

UA Gymnastics to defend streak at Auburn

February 13, 2014

While the Alabama gymnastics team’s win streak against Auburn currently sits at 107, it hasn’t exactly been a walk in the park, especially on the road. Two years ago, the Crimson Tide escaped by a...

UA comes back against Georgia

UA comes back against Georgia

February 10, 2014

Coming off a big road loss to LSU and trailing Georgia after three rotations at home, it would have been easy for the Crimson Tide to cut its losses and look to next week. Instead, Alabama finished...

Alabama gymnastics team turns in best score of season, completes late comeback against Georgia

February 7, 2014

Coming off a big road loss to LSU and trailing Georgia after three rotations at home, it would have been easy for the Crimson Tide to cut its losses and look to next week. Instead, Alabama finished with...

Evans decision solidifies unanimous No. 1 class

Evans’ decision solidifies unanimous No. 1 class

February 6, 2014

Sitting in front of a crowded auditorium, Rashaan Evans reached down below the table to pull out a hat – the preferred method for recruits to announce which school they’re going to attend. Evans reached...

NCAA gymnastics rivals face off in Tuscaloosa

February 6, 2014

It may not have quite the aura that it used to, but Alabama-Georgia is still an NCAA gymnastics rivalry not to be scoffed at. The two teams have combined for 16 NCAA titles, including 10 of the last 16,...

The pressure is on: Crimson Tide gymnastics team sees record attendance numbers

The pressure is on: Crimson Tide gymnastics team sees record attendance numbers

February 4, 2014

Baxter Burke showed up to Coleman Coliseum at 5:15 p.m. on Jan. 15 for a gymnastics meet that started at 7:30 p.m. Two weeks later, he walked up at 4:30 p.m., because he knew seats would be in high demand,...

Weather interferes with presentation of Iron Bowl trophy

February 3, 2014

Alabama Student Government Association president Jimmy Taylor drew criticism from fans and media when he made the decision to not travel to Auburn Thursday for the annual Foy-ODK Trophy presentation, citing...

SGA president Jimmy Taylor misses Iron Bowl trophy presentation due to travel concerns

SGA president Jimmy Taylor misses Iron Bowl trophy presentation due to travel concerns

January 31, 2014

UPDATE: "Weather interferes with presentation of Iron Bowl trophy" Alabama Student Government Association president Jimmy Taylor drew criticism from fans and media types when he made the decision to not...

Alabama gymnastics team travels to hostile LSU

January 30, 2014

The Alabama gymnastics team always has one road meet that sticks out on the schedule. In Baton Rouge, La., normal decorum for gymnastics meets - sitting quietly while the other team is performing, and...

Alabama beats Arkansas to win 10th Power of Pink meet

January 24, 2014

While the Alabama gymnastics team prefers a slow build over the course of a season, one night a year always stands out as meaning a little bit more than others. In front of a sell-out crowd in Coleman...

Power of pink

Power of pink

January 23, 2014

Jessica Bailey is no stranger to the bright lights of Alabama’s annual Power of Pink meet, but she’s not a gymnast and has never competed for Alabama. Bailey graduated from The University of Alabama...

Tony Brown arrested over weekend

January 21, 2014

Alabama freshman cornerback Tony Brown was pepper sprayed, taken to the ground and arrested by Tuscaloosa Police early Sunday morning for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Brown was held on $1,500...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

January 16, 2014

Kevin Norwood plopped down on a stool next to his locker after losing his last game in an Alabama uniform, a stunning 45-31 upset to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. Norwood and the rest of Alabama’s seniors...

Tide moves on without Williams

Tide moves on without Williams

January 16, 2014

When Alabama junior Kayla Williams took an awkward fall in warmups before the gymnastics team’s season opening meet, the team didn’t have much time to come up with a contingency plan. There were only...

Mosley sees outstanding senior year

Mosley sees outstanding senior year

January 16, 2014

C.J. Mosley had a decision to make after the 2012 season, but really, there wasn’t much of a choice. As a junior, he led the team in tackles with 99, had two interceptions, was a consensus first-team...

Whos Next? After AJ McCarrons tenure, Alabama looks to fill position

Who’s Next? After AJ McCarron’s tenure, Alabama looks to fill position

January 15, 2014

AJ McCarron sat and stared at his locker after Alabama’s 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. He kept his head up as a few coaches, players and staffers came over and shared a handshake or a hug....

Robinson and Allen form defensive duo

Robinson and Allen form defensive duo

January 14, 2014

When freshman defensive lineman A’Shawn Robinson arrived on Alabama’s campus this fall, he made a bold proclamation, and he wasn’t totally joking. Robinson said he wanted to win the Heisman Trophy,...

Crimson Tide gymnastics team opens season with bang

January 13, 2014

When Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson raved about her six-member freshman class, that wasn’t just posturing. The Crimson Tide took down Missouri 197.15 to 193.425 in its season opener Friday...

Alabama freshmen push gymnastics team to victory in season opener

January 10, 2014

When Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson raved about her six-member freshman class, that wasn’t just posturing. The Crimson Tide took down Missouri 197.15 to 193.425 in its season opener Friday...

UPDATED: Lane Kiffin hired to be next Alabama offensive coordinator

UPDATED: Lane Kiffin hired to be next Alabama offensive coordinator

January 10, 2014

Former Tennessee and Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin will be the next Alabama offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, the Crimson Tide announced on its Twitter feed Friday evening. ESPN...

Rece Davis: 2013 a compelling season for college football

Rece Davis: 2013 a ‘compelling season’ for college football

January 9, 2014

With the college football season officially at an end and college basketball in full swing, The Crimson White spoke with ESPN studio host and announcer Rece Davis to get his thoughts on Alabama and college...

Gymnastics begins season with eye on championship

Gymnastics begins season with eye on championship

January 9, 2014

It’s not exactly back to square one for the Alabama gymnastics team, but it hasn’t been in this position in three years. After winning back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012, the Crimson Tide ran into...

Doug Nussmeier to leave Alabama

Doug Nussmeier to leave Alabama

January 8, 2014

Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier has been hired to hold the same position at Michigan, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke announced Thursday on the team's website. "I am extremely excited to join...

Derrick Henry has big game in Sugar Bowl loss

Derrick Henry has big game in Sugar Bowl loss

January 8, 2014

While Alabama’s loss to Oklahoma was demoralizing in many aspects, fans were no doubt ecstatic with the play of freshman running back Derrick Henry. Henry rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown on eight...

Alabama practices in Superdome as Sugar Bowl nears

December 31, 2013

NEW ORLEANS—The Alabama football team held its last full practice of the season in the Superdome ahead of the Sugar Bowl. The team practiced in shells Tuesday afternoon. Freshman running back Derrick...

Alabama juniors mull NFL Draft decisions

December 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS—While a season-ending Sugar Bowl matchup with Oklahoma looms for the Alabama football team, so too do draft decisions for eligible juniors. Several members of the Crimson Tide will still...

Yeldon, Cooper look to 2014 after falling short of personal expectations

December 29, 2013

NEW ORLEANS—T.J. Yeldon and Amari Cooper faced high expectations coming off stellar freshman campaigns at running back and wide receiver. Those expectations became great over the offseason and, at times,...

Nick Saban agrees to contract extension at Alabama

December 13, 2013

Nick Saban isn't going anywhere. Saban has agreed to a contract extension with the University of Alabama, the school confirmed on its twitter feed Friday night. “We are very pleased to have this agreement...

Alabama looks to finish season strong in Sugar Bowl vs. Oklahoma

December 8, 2013

Alabama coach Nick Saban said Sunday night that the Crimson Tide can take a lot away from its crushing 34-28 loss to Auburn in last Saturday’s Iron Bowl. Alabama will have its first chance to do so on...

Use caution in giving negative fringe fans the attention they crave

December 5, 2013

The story happens all the time, and this week, the victim was Cade Foster. It goes something like this: Athlete makes blunder on big stage. Fringe fans reflexively flood his or her social media account...

Nightmare in Jordan-Hare

Nightmare in Jordan-Hare

December 2, 2013

Try and try as he may, the security guard at Jordan-Hare Stadium could hold no longer. He stood in front of the gate that separated the student section from the field and after about 30 seconds of unbridled...

Alabama prepares for Auburn Tigers rushing attack

Alabama prepares for Auburn Tigers’ rushing attack

November 26, 2013

Alabama has faced some dynamic offenses so far this season, but No. 4 Auburn’s will be one of its biggest challenges of the year. The Tigers’ strength is their rushing attack, which averages 320.3...

McCarron throws to his brother in final home game

November 25, 2013

AJ and Corey McCarron lobbied the coaches for it for two years. AJ, the Alabama quarterback with a 36-2 record and two national championships as a starter, wanted to throw a pass to his brother Corey,...

Tide to bounce back from loss

November 19, 2013

The Alabama Crimson Tide will use this week to bounce back from a lifeless 20-7 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. “It’s probably good that we were in a close game, that was very closely...

Warmack adjusts to NFL

November 19, 2013

Chance Warmack hobbled over to his locker on Thursday night after the Tennessee Titans’ 30-27 loss to the Colts. The former All-American Alabama guard plopped down on a stool and began tearing away...

Mandell shines with offenses lackluster performance

Mandell shines with offense’s lackluster performance

November 18, 2013

By the Numbers 1 | Tight end Brian Vogler recorded his first career touchdown reception. 4 | Alabama turned the ball over four times Saturday night, with two interceptions and two fumbles. 5 | Kevin...

Unheralded Tana Patrick makes biggest play in game

November 14, 2013

In need of a big play in the first quarter of its game against LSU, Alabama turned to an unlikely hero. When Tigers’ fullback J.C. Copeland took the handoff around the left side, quarterback Zach Mettenberger...

One step closer: Alabama passes biggest test of season, 1 game closer to 4th title in 5 years

November 10, 2013

Nick Saban stood just outside the Alabama tunnel before the game, hand over his heart, as his No. 1 Crimson Tide team stood behind him jumping and pumping their fists. The crowd roared as 101,000 shakers...

Saban addresses Texas rumors

Saban addresses Texas rumors

November 7, 2013

Nick Saban can’t say it enough: He’s happy at Alabama and isn’t going anywhere. Saban responded to questions Wednesday about an Associated Press report that detailed a conversation between Saban’s...

Alabama teammates take to social media

October 30, 2013

When it was announced that safety Vinnie Sunseri would miss the rest of the season with ligament damage, his partner at safety, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, took to Twitter to send a message to Sunseri and Alabama...

Crimson Tide faces stretch of big games after win over Vols

Crimson Tide faces stretch of big games after win over Vols

October 28, 2013

Landon Collins didn’t know Jeoffrey Pagan could run that fast. Collins needed one more block on Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley when he saw the 6-foot-4-inch, 290-pound defensive end running...

Saban: Everyone that chooses to go to the game should stay there

October 24, 2013

Alabama coach Nick Saban delivered a message Wednesday night during his evening news conference to fans who leave the No. 1 Crimson Tide’s football games early. Saban began with his general opening...

Taylor urges students to stay 4 quarters

Taylor urges students to stay 4 quarters

October 21, 2013

Alabama students started filing out of Bryant-Denny Stadium just before halftime of the No. 1 Crimson Tide’s 52-0 win over Arkansas Saturday, despite an email from SGA president Jimmy Taylor urging...

Sunseri’s season in jeopardy

October 21, 2013

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix made his return from a suspension on Saturday, but it wasn’t under the circumstances that he or No. 1 Alabama intended it to be. Junior safety Vinnie Sunseri left the Crimson...

Saban says Alabama must eliminate mistakes

October 15, 2013

Nick Saban will always find something his team can improve on and Monday was no different, even after a 48-7 road win in the SEC in which his team put up nearly 700 yards of offense and held the opposition...

Patterson teaches power of pink to UA

Patterson teaches power of pink to UA

October 14, 2013

Sarah Patterson walks down the hallway of the gymnastics offices and stops to admire two pictures hanging on the wall just outside her office. The first shows the inside of Coleman Coliseum during one...

Alabama hits ground running in 48-7 victory

Alabama hits ground running in 48-7 victory

October 14, 2013

Kenyan Drake and T.J. Yeldon fumbled on consecutive drives in the first quarter, both in the redzone. “Your running backs, how did you think they recovered after those two fumbles?” a reporter asked...

Defense dominates, holding Kentucky for 170 yards

Defense dominates, holding Kentucky for 170 yards

October 14, 2013

Alabama turned in its second straight dominant defensive performance against an SEC team Saturday, holding Kentucky to 170 yards of total offense on the night. “We take great pride in playing Alabama...

Alabama crushes Kentucky 48-7

October 12, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Alabama came into Commonwealth Stadium and did what it hadn’t done in an SEC game all year: dominate on both sides of the ball from start to finish. The No. 1 Crimson Tide put up 668...

Student section attendance at Georgia State game

Student section attendance at Georgia State game

October 10, 2013

Every week after a home football game, The Crimson White will provide a report on student attendance at the game. All numbers were provided by The University of Alabama via an open records request. ...

Off-the-field distractions not affecting No. 1 Alabama

October 8, 2013

The Alabama football team is entering the meat of its SEC schedule with more questions than answers, at least off the field. With more distractions than normal, the Crimson Tide is pressing on as...

Clinton-Dix reported suspended for receiving impermissible benefits

October 7, 2013

University of Alabama junior safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules and policy, coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday. The Tuscaloosa News reported Thursday that...

Sims gains quarterback experience

Sims gains quarterback experience

October 7, 2013

Blake Sims was told he would never play quarterback, let alone play the position at Alabama. Sims played quarterback in high school but switched to running back when he came to Alabama. He switched back...

Clinton-Dix suspended indefinitely

October 3, 2013

Junior safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday. Clinton-Dix will not play in Saturday’s game against...

Tide explodes in second half

Tide explodes in second half

September 30, 2013

T.J. Yeldon took a page out of Eddie Lacy’s playbook Saturday, lighting a spark under what had been a lackluster offense for much of the first half. On the second play from scrimmage in the third quarter,...

Tide prepares for Ole Miss game

September 24, 2013

After a less-than-stellar performance against Colorado State, the Alabama football team is looking to move forward as it hosts Ole Miss this week in its SEC home opener. Alabama head coach Nick Saban...

Injuries, demotions open field to new players

September 23, 2013

Alabama fans got to see some new faces and a potential glimpse into the future Saturday, as several team veterans were held out due to injury and general precaution and others were demoted from their...

Injuries, demotions open field to new players

September 23, 2013

Alabama fans got to see some new faces and a potential glimpse into the future Saturday, as several team veterans were held out due to injury and general precaution and others were demoted from their...

Clinton-Dix almost ejected for targeting

Clinton-Dix almost ejected for targeting

September 16, 2013

Kenny Bell couldn’t have scripted it any better. A little less than two weeks after he that he was leaving the team, then returned after taking a personal day off from practice, Bell took a screen pass...

Notes: Bell scores after personal day last week

September 14, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Kenny Bell couldn’t have scripted it any better. A little less than two weeks after he tweeted that he was leaving the team, then returned after taking a personal day off from...

How to stop Johnny Football

How to stop Johnny Football

September 12, 2013

Johnny Manziel is not Cam Newton. He is not Denard Robinson or Tajh Boyd or Marcus Mariota. He is only Johnny Manziel. Manziel entered the college football world last season as an unknown and became a...

Dodd predicts win for Alabama

September 10, 2013

Dennis Dodd, who covers college football nationally for CBSSports.com, was in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday writing about Alabama’s showdown with Texas A&M this week. The Crimson White caught up with Dodd to...

Kenny Bell still on team despite tweets

Kenny Bell still on team despite tweets

September 3, 2013

Alabama wide receiver Kenny Bell was excused from practice Tuesday for personal reasons but is expected to rejoin the team Wednesday, head coach Nick Saban announced Tuesday. The announcement came after...

Can’t touch this: Jones breaks away 3 times to give Alabama upper hand [PHOTOS]

September 3, 2013

Vinnie Sunseri is no stranger to interceptions, but he hadn’t found the end zone until Saturday night. In the second quarter, Sunseri jumped on a quick Logan Thomas pass and darted 38 yards for...

Beamer praises Crimson Tide before season opener

August 27, 2013

The differences between now and the last time Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer saw the Alabama Crimson Tide in a game could go on forever. Since the 2009 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game – a 34-24 Alabama victory...

International players adapt to UA

August 22, 2013

When Merel Van Dongen joined the Alabama soccer team from Amsterdam, Netherlands last year, she had to adjust to American culture, the life of a college student and regularly speaking English. But she...

Geno Smith suspended for season-opener after DUI

August 20, 2013

Alabama sophomore cornerback Geno Smith will miss the season-opener against Virginia Tech in Atlanta after being arrested for a DUI Sunday, coach Nick Saban announced Tuesday. "He's an excellent person,...

Geno Smith arrested for driving under the influence

Geno Smith arrested for driving under the influence

August 18, 2013

Alabama sophomore cornerback Geno Smith was arrested for driving under the influence, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office website. He is being held on $1,000 bond. Smith had practiced...

Alabama holds last scrimmage of the fall

August 17, 2013

Alabama coach Nick Saban got a chance to see his team in live action for the last time before the Crimson Tide’s season opener against Virginia Tech in two weeks, and didn’t sound happy with the results....

AJ McCarron flies under radar, avoids anticipated media circus

July 24, 2013

The quarterback who’s won the last two national championships might have been the player flying the most under the radar relative to his status at SEC Media Days this week. Sure, he was surrounded by...

McCarron avoids getting swept up in Manziel-mania

July 18, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. - The quarterback who’s won the last two national championships might have been the player flying the most under the radar relative to his status at SEC Media Days this week. Sure, he was...

Finebaum answers questions regarding new media rules, predictions

July 17, 2013

SEC Media Days was in full swing Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency in Hoover, Ala. The Crimson White caught up with radio personality Paul Finebaum to get his thoughts on his new role with the SEC Network,...

Alabama baseball set for SEC tournament after taking a game in series with Vanderbilt

May 18, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The University of Alabama baseball team refused to go quietly, but couldn’t finish a second straight win over Vanderbilt Saturday to end the regular season. After beating the Commodores...

Former Texas Tech coach Kristy Curry hired as women’s basketball coach

May 11, 2013

The University of Alabama announced Saturday that it has hired former Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry as the Crimson Tide's women's basketball coach. Former UA women's basketball coach...

McCarron emerges as undisputed leader

April 19, 2013

AJ McCarron doesn’t bend that much. That’s what center Ryan Kelly had to say about the quarterback he’s been snapping this spring, and how he’s different from other quarterbacks. Kelly is one...

Alabama’s new guys: Derrick Henry, OJ Howard

April 19, 2013

OJ Howard The University of Alabama got a big addition to an already loaded receiving corps in tight end O.J. Howard. Literally. At 6 feet 6 inches, 237 pounds, Howard brings uncanny size and versatility...

Battle back at UA as Athletic Director

April 3, 2013

When Bill Battle first stepped on the campus of The University of Alabama as a football player, Bryant-Denny Stadium seated 31,000 fans, Paul “Bear” Bryant hadn’t won a national championship and...

Moore a warming presence at Capstone

April 2, 2013

I didn’t come across Mal Moore that often during my short time since coming to The University of Alabama. It was either a press conference here or a dedication there. But every time I did, he was extremely...

Alabama prepares for 1st scrimmage, adjusts after break

April 2, 2013

The University of Alabama’s first day back in practice after spring break was a lot like what many students probably felt like returning to class. “It was what you’d expect for a day back after...

Longtime athletics director Mal Moore dies at 73

March 30, 2013

The University of Alabama has confirmed that longtime athletics director Mal Moore has passed away at the age of 73 in Durham, N.C. Moore had been hospitalized at Duke University Medial Center since March...

UA Trustees executive committee unanimously approves Bill Battle as Athletics Director

March 22, 2013

The University of Alabama board of trustees unanimously approved Bill Battle as UA's new athletics director in a conference call Friday. Battle replaces Mal Moore, who stepped down Wednesday due to health...

Athletics Director Mal Moore steps down, will become special assistant to President Bonner

Athletics Director Mal Moore steps down, will become special assistant to President Bonner

March 20, 2013

University of Alabama Athletics Director Mal Moore will step down from his position, according to a UA release, due to health factors. Moore will become a special assistant to President Judy Bonner effective...

Players practicing new, multiple positions

March 19, 2013

The University of Alabama football team practiced for the second time this spring on Monday in helmets and shorts and was forced to do so indoors due to inclement weather in the Tuscaloosa area. Many...

Alabama offense takes the field for the first time during spring practice

March 16, 2013

AJ McCarron saw a crowded group of quarterbacks behind him when Alabama opened its spring practice Saturday. McCarron is entrenched as the starting quarterback, but he was joined by six quarterbacks who...

Twelve Tide players work out for scouts

March 14, 2013

Twelve draft-eligible Alabama football players worked out for scouts from all 32 NFL teams in Tuscaloosa at the University’s annual Pro Day. It was a chance for players who didn’t participate in the...

AD Mal Moore hospitalized for pulmonary problems

AD Mal Moore hospitalized for pulmonary problems

March 13, 2013

UA Athletic Director Mal Moore was hospitalized for heart problems for the second time in less than a year Wednesday. Moore was admitted to Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., for tests and treatment...

Three position battles to watch when spring training begins

March 12, 2013

The University of Alabama could have three former offensive linemen drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Guard Chance Warmack and tackle D.J. Fluker are projected as such in ESPN’s Mel Kiper...

Crimson Tide weight room gets $9 million makeover

Crimson Tide weight room gets $9 million makeover

February 28, 2013

University of Alabama strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran led reporters on a tour of Alabama’s new $9 million, 37,000 square foot weight room Wednesday. The new facility features state-of-the-art...

Williams working to prove he belongs in the NFL

February 28, 2013

Former University of Alabama tight end Michael Williams wasn’t always a tight end. He was recruited as a weak side defensive end out of Pickens County High School and stayed there for most of his first...

March Madness hopes fading fast

February 26, 2013

The Alabama men’s basketball team will face the Auburn Tigers at 6 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum, and more than just an in-state rivalry and revenge for an early February loss will be on the line. The...

Tide looks to keep streak going

February 21, 2013

The University of Alabama baseball team started its season 4-0 this week, but will soon take its show on the road for the first time in 2013. The Crimson Tide will travel to Boca Raton, Fla., this weekend...

Tide prepares for first weekend series against VMI Keydets

February 14, 2013

After a disappointing 2012 campaign, the Alabama baseball team will return to the diamond to face the Virginia Military Institute Keydets in a weekend series. First pitches are set for Friday at 6:05...

Injury to junior college catcher affects roster

February 13, 2013

Every team in sports must deal with injuries at some point or another, but the Alabama baseball team, which hosts its season-opener this Friday against the Virginia Military Institute, is already feeling...

Crimson Tide battles back to defeat Commodores 58-54

February 3, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A throng of Alabama fans waited in their seats at Memorial Gymnasium long after the clock hit zero, still celebrating something they hasn't seen in a long time. Memorial had been a place...

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