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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Nick Sellers

Carson Tinker relives deadly April 27 tornado in new book

Nick Sellers April 23, 2014

Carson Tinker’s new book, “A Season to Remember,” wasn’t easy for him to write, going back through the afternoon of April 27, 2011, and how that EF-4 tornado ripped through his house and livelihood....

Defensive front 7 rises to A-Day challenge

Defensive front 7 rises to A-Day challenge

Nick Sellers April 21, 2014

Less than two hours before kickoff on Saturday, three former Crimson Tide captains mashed cleats and hands into wet concrete in front of Denny Chimes, forever cementing their legacies on Alabama’s campus....

Special teams looks to fill voids

Special teams looks to fill voids

Nick Sellers April 17, 2014

With spring’s spotlight centered mainly on the quarterback competition, the only other unit on Alabama’s roster that has experienced as much turnover across the board is special teams, specifically...

Wide receiver Cameron Sims impresses in first scrimmage

Wide receiver Cameron Sims impresses in first scrimmage

Nick Sellers April 8, 2014

Of the three high-profile recruits Alabama signed from the Monroe area in Louisiana, one was not recruited very heavily by the LSU Tigers. It wasn’t for lack of talent, but because Cameron Sims from...

Tide players excited for first scrimmage of spring

Tide players excited for first scrimmage of spring

Nick Sellers April 3, 2014

The Crimson Tide was out in full pads Wednesday for the team’s sixth practice of the spring. The practice was Alabama’s next-to-last before the first scrimmage of 2014, which will take place Saturday....

Rowing team heads west

Rowing team heads west

Nick Sellers March 20, 2014

The Alabama rowing team continues its spring schedule in Sacramento, Calif., this weekend, a markedly different setting than the Southeast, which has been home to the last three events for the Crimson...

Robinson stands chance of starting for freshman year

Nick Sellers March 18, 2014

The incoming freshman perhaps most likely to earn significant playing time with the Crimson Tide this upcoming season, maybe even as a starter, is Cameron Robinson, the No. 1 offensive lineman from West...

Curry leads team to success

Nick Sellers March 13, 2014

Alabama women’s basketball coach Kristy Curry said the move from Lubbock, Texas, to Tuscaloosa in 2013 was easier than the previous one from West Lafayette, Ind., to her previous head coaching job at...

Tide enters SEC tournament No. 7

Tide enters SEC tournament No. 7

Nick Sellers March 5, 2014

As the No. 7 seed in the SEC women’s basketball tournament, the Alabama women’s basketball team will get a first-round bye and enjoy its highest seed since 1999, when it was No. 5. That’s not the...

Crimson Tide blows out LSU 78-60

Nick Sellers March 3, 2014

Sunday brought an end to the long losing streak for the Alabama women’s basketball team. On senior day, the Crimson Tide’s lone senior Shafontaye Myers scored 15 points to lead her team to its...

Myers leads women’s basketball team as only senior

Nick Sellers February 27, 2014

Shafontaye Myers was 9 years old the last time the Crimson Tide avoided a losing conference record, when Alabama went 7-7 in the league during the 2001-02 season. Now, as the only senior on coach Kristy...

Williams takes lead in rookie season

Nick Sellers February 20, 2014

Ashley Williams is listed as being from Covington, Ga., but the freshman said she had at least seven different homes during her childhood. Williams, the only daughter in her military family, picked up...

Aggies blast Alabama on home court, 71-46

Nick Sellers February 17, 2014

An anemic shooting performance by Alabama (11-14, 4-8) conceded the team’s second loss this season to the No. 14 Texas A&M Aggies (20-6, 10-2) in Foster Auditorium on Sunday. The Alabama women’s basketball...

Curry tinkers with starting lineup

Nick Sellers February 13, 2014

During a head coach’s first year at an institution, it is commonplace to experiment with different starters and lineups. Kristy Curry has been no exception in her first year as head coach of the Crimson...

Tide fades in 2nd half, loses to Vols

Nick Sellers February 3, 2014

No player on Alabama’s roster was alive the last time the Alabama women’s basketball team defeated the Tennessee Lady Vols in 1984. Coming into Sunday’s matchup, the Crimson Tide had succumbed to...

Sochi Olympics reflection of America’s progress

Nick Sellers January 30, 2014

Rarely have the Olympics collided so coincidentally with one of the most important civil rights issue of a generation like the events will in a month in Sochi, Russia. The notorious anti-LGBTQ legislation...

Women’s basketball team ends drought against UGA

Nick Sellers January 27, 2014

The Alabama women’s basketball team enjoyed a signature weekend for coach Kristy Curry’s first season as head coach. On Thursday, Alabama took down No. 9 Kentucky on the road 57-55, winning on a buzzer...

Crimson Tide tested in SEC road games

Nick Sellers January 23, 2014

Most college basketball programs would not be familiar with consecutive road games against ranked teams as soon as January. After falling on the road to No. 10 South Carolina 77-51 Sunday, Alabama (8-10,...

Richard Sherman rips ‘sorry’ Michael Crabtree

Nick Sellers January 22, 2014

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is loud. Richard Sherman is proud. Most importantly, though, Richard Sherman doesn’t care what you may think of his postgame interview after his Seahawks beat...

Women’s basketball team to face Auburn

Nick Sellers January 16, 2014

After the Iron Bowl rivalry climbed into the stratosphere with the latest installment at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium Nov. 30, the Crimson Tide women’s basketball team has the honor of being the first...

Crimson Tide downs Ole Miss 93-79 for first SEC win

Nick Sellers January 13, 2014

Behind the shooting precision of veteran guards Daisha Simmons and Shafontaye Myers, Alabama (8-8, 1-3) defeated the visiting Ole Miss Rebels (9-8, 0-3) with a score of 93-79 for the Crimson Tide’s first...

Crimson Tide women search for first conference win

Nick Sellers January 9, 2014

The Alabama women’s basketball team (7-8, 0-2) might not have a win in the Southeastern Conference this season, but coach Kristy Curry feels her young team could achieve one Sunday against Ole Miss....

AJ McCarron finishes second in Heisman voting

Nick Sellers December 14, 2013

AJ McCarron finished second in the 2013 Heisman voting Saturday night, garnering 79 first-place votes to winner Jameis Winston's 668 votes. He finished with 704 total points. The ceremony came two days...

Crimson Tide takes down Houston 51-44

Nick Sellers December 8, 2013

The Alabama women's basketball team came out on the winning end of a 51-44 game Sunday against the Houston Cougars in Foster Auditorium. The win was the Crimson Tide's third in Foster Auditorium this...

Alabama drops 1st home game 75-57 to UT-Martin

Nick Sellers December 5, 2013

A 19-0 run by the visiting Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks that stretched from the end of the first half into the beginning of the second half was enough to bury the women’s basketball team 75-57 in Foster...

Crimson Tide experiences home game success

Nick Sellers December 4, 2013

For the Alabama women’s basketball team, there truly is no place like home during the 2013 season. The Crimson Tide is 2-0 at Foster Auditorium. In addition to its undefeated home stand, Alabama now...

Hegstetter nominated for Good Works Team

Nick Sellers December 4, 2013

Alabama women’s basketball sophomore forward Nikki Hegstetter was recently announced as one of 84 nominees for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team. Hegstetter, a native of Kennesaw,...

Alabama undefeated in home games

Nick Sellers November 26, 2013

In the Crimson Tide’s basketball home opener against Wisconsin, the Tide women had to claw back from a double-digit deficit to come away with a narrow win. Monday against Alabama A&M, the Crimson Tide...

UA looks to defend home court against Alabama A&M

Nick Sellers November 25, 2013

The Alabama women’s basketball team earned the first win of the season Thursday night by beating Wisconsin 70-62 in Foster Auditorium. The team has endured a tough start to the season, dropping its...

Crimson Tide slams Chattanooga on Senior Day

Nick Sellers November 23, 2013

Alabama's final game in Bryant-Denny Stadium of the 2013-14 season went much the way previous home games have went, as the Crimson Tide rolled over the Chattanooga Mocs 49-0 to improve to 11-0. The Crimson...

Alabama comes back to upset Wisconsin 70-62

Nick Sellers November 21, 2013

The Alabama women's basketball team came back from a double-digit first-half deficit to earn its first win of the regular season in its home opener, defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 70-62. The previously...

Ohio State receiver has confidence in his team

Nick Sellers November 13, 2013

Once all the drama dies down over Ohio State receiver Evan Spencer’s comments on facing Alabama or Florida State … Oh wait, it already has. Every Crimson Tide fan – most of whom hadn’t even heard...

Unified Sports brings inclusive flag football game to Tuscaloosa

Nick Sellers November 11, 2013

Amid all the College GameDay excitement and anticipation for the annual showdown between Nick Saban and Les Miles, there was one sporting contest between the Crimson Tide and the Tigers where the score...

Tide to start season in Chattanooga

Nick Sellers November 7, 2013

If the Crimson Tide’s 73-31 rout of West Alabama in the season’s only exhibition game is any indication, the 2013-14 women’s basketball team is ushering in a new era under first-year head coach Kristy...

Tide defeats Panthers in exhibition

Tide defeats Panthers in exhibition

Nick Sellers November 5, 2013

The Alabama women’s basketball team soundly defeated the West Alabama Panthers 73-31 in Foster Auditorium on Monday night in the Crimson Tide’s only exhibition of the season. It was first-year head...

Men’s golf team dominant in streak

Nick Sellers November 4, 2013

For all of its attention and fanfare, the Crimson Tide football team isn’t the only undefeated, defending national championship team at Alabama this fall. The No. 1 men’s golf team has also earned...

NBA shakeup leaves questions, concerns for most teams

Nick Sellers October 24, 2013

With the NBA season soon upon us, the league’s general managers were recently polled about who they thought would win the championship in June 2014. The other important question: Who would be the league’s...

Crimson Tide shuts out Arkansas 52-0, improves to 7-0

Nick Sellers October 19, 2013

The No. 1 Crimson Tide's shutout of Arkansas Saturday marked the return of two key players on both sides of the ball. Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who was reinstated Friday after sitting out two games due...

Tide golf team remains No. 1

Nick Sellers October 17, 2013

Ask men’s golf coach Jay Seawell to describe his defending national champions, and he’ll start with one word. “Focused, with an understanding of what’s ahead of them and what they can do now to...

NASCAR track undesirable host for NCAA football game

Nick Sellers October 16, 2013

When I first saw the headline on my iPhone, I thought it was from the widely known satire publication The Onion. Upon reading the initial story on ESPN, I learned it was no joke to the NCAA, Vol Nation...

Men’s golf faces stiff competition at tournament

Nick Sellers October 8, 2013

The No. 1 Alabama men’s golf team traveled to nearby Vestavia Hills, Ala., Monday to compete in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate tournament. The tournament, Alabama’s second team function...

Eddie Jackson proves his place as key defensive player

Nick Sellers October 4, 2013

It’s often been said by coaches and former players that head coach Nick Saban’s defensive plans are more complex than even some in the professional ranks. That reason, along with the impressive amount...

Josh Freeman’s real problem exists on the field

Nick Sellers October 3, 2013

The recent controversy between Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman and pretty much everyone else in the organization has generously been framed by Freeman and his agent as the franchise effectively trampling...

Players cite communication as offensive line’s success

Nick Sellers September 19, 2013

What a difference two weeks make. The Crimson Tide offensive line, 14 days after getting manhandled by Virginia Tech and its veteran front seven in the Georgia Dome, flipped the script against Texas A&M...

Players cite communication as offensive line’s success

Nick Sellers September 19, 2013

What a difference two weeks make. The Crimson Tide offensive line, 14 days after getting manhandled by Virginia Tech and its veteran front seven in the Georgia Dome, flipped the script against Texas A&M...

Coaches in the hot seat for sideline outbursts

Nick Sellers September 18, 2013

Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini has never cared whether or not the camera is on him. He’s going to say exactly what he feels, and that usually involves a lot of yelling. If you need a reference...

Saban addresses injuries, Yeldon issues

Nick Sellers September 17, 2013

Two days after defeating Texas A&M 49-42, Nick Saban addressed injuries to Deion Belue, Kevin Norwood and Anthony Steen at his Monday press conference. Saban said all three players are day-to-day, with...

UA men’s golf team to tee off in Olympia Invitational

Nick Sellers September 12, 2013

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide men’s golf team will compete in its first tournament of the 2013 fall season this weekend at the Olympia Invitational. Alabama has played in the event three of the past...

Increased injuries puzzling for NFL

Nick Sellers September 9, 2013

At this point in the 2013 season, there are 170 players on the injured reserve list in the NFL, 38 more than last season. Some would point out that the increased push for player safety, as general as...

Crimson Tide golfers prepare for Walker Cup

Nick Sellers September 4, 2013

The 2013 edition of the Walker Cup, one of amateur golf’s most prestigious events, will feature four golfers from The University of Alabama – a school record. Seniors Cory Whitsett and Bobby Wyatt...

Manziel should care about certain opinions

Nick Sellers September 3, 2013

With Johnny Manziel’s latest I-don’t-know-what-he-was-thinking moment Saturday, in which he was penalized for taunting an opposing Rice player and subsequently benched by his head coach, it seems the...

Kicking positions secured with player experience

Kicking positions secured with player experience

Nick Sellers August 29, 2013

With football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. In conclusion: specialists.   Who’s gone: Jeremy Shelley (undrafted NFL free...

Hart, Jones settling in with positions on special teams

Hart, Jones settling in with positions on special teams

Nick Sellers August 29, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. In conclusion: returners. Who’s gone: None Who’s still here: Christion...

2013 wide receivers could be best in Bama history

2013 wide receivers could be best in Bama history

Nick Sellers August 28, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: wide receiver. Who’s gone: Marvin Shinn (transfer), Danny Woodson...

Yeldon leads talented running backs

Nick Sellers August 28, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: running back. Who’s gone: Eddie Lacy (NFL Draft) Who’s still...

Offensive line tasked with filling big shoes

Offensive line tasked with filling big shoes

Nick Sellers August 27, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: offensive line.   Who’s gone: Barrett Jones (NFL Draft), Chance...

Tight end options abound in 2013 lineup

Tight end options abound in 2013 lineup

Nick Sellers August 27, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: tight ends.   Who’s gone: Michael Williams (NFL Draft), Kelly...

McCarron a clear-cut leader in 2013

Nick Sellers August 26, 2013

Who left: Philip Ely (transfer) Who’s still here: AJ McCarron (senior), Blake Sims (junior), Alec Morris (redshirt freshman) Who’s new: Cooper Bateman (four-star), Parker McLeod (three-star), Luke...

Collins poised for increased role in second year at UA

Collins poised for increased role in second year at UA

Nick Sellers August 26, 2013

As the Crimson Tide neared its last week of practice before the first game week, coach Nick Saban addressed players returning from injuries and specific players who have made names for themselves in...

Clinton-Dix heads athletic, promising group of safties

Clinton-Dix heads athletic, promising group of safties

Nick Sellers August 22, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: safeties. Who’s gone: Robert Lester (undrafted NFL free agent)...

Cornerbacks look to overcome Milliner loss

Nick Sellers August 22, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: cornerbacks. Who’s gone: Dee Milliner (NFL Draft) Who’s still...

Defensive line talent mixture of young, old

Nick Sellers August 21, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up next: defensive line. Who's gone: Jesse Williams (NFL draft), Quinton...

Mosley leads a deep UA linebacking core

Nick Sellers August 21, 2013

With the football season coming up, The Crimson White will do a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s roster. Up first: linebackers. Who's gone: Nico Johnson (NFL draft), Jonathan Atchison...

LB Trey DePriest suspended for a “short time,” Amari Cooper injury update

Nick Sellers August 13, 2013

Junior linebacker Trey DePriest has been suspended for a violation of team rules, coach Nick Saban announced after Tuesday's practice. No specific time frame was mentioned, but Saban said DePriest could...

Amari Cooper, special teams stand out in Tide’s first scrimmage

Nick Sellers August 10, 2013

The Crimson Tide's first fall scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium allowed the first-team athletes to match up against many second and third-team players for an evaluation on the progress...

Tide soccer team poised for success in SEC

Nick Sellers July 31, 2013

The start of the Alabama women’s soccer season is less than three weeks away, and the Crimson Tide athletes are looking to build upon last season’s success and achieve more in 2013. With eight games...

Notable NFL training camp holdouts missing in upcoming football season

Nick Sellers July 31, 2013

Every year, it seems as if there is at least one star in the NFL holding out for a contract he thinks he deserves. Last year it was Darrelle Revis, a player who demanded big bucks right up until the end...

Justin Thomas announces he will be leaving Alabama, turning pro after tournament in September

Nick Sellers July 24, 2013

Ending weeks of speculation, now-former Crimson Tide golfer Justin Thomas decided Tuesday to forgo his final two years of eligibility and enter the PGA Tour after he competes in the Walker Cup in early...

British Open: the more things change, the more they seem to stay the same

Nick Sellers July 24, 2013

Phil Mickelson, or as he’s affectionately known by suburban middle-aged fathers across the nation, “Lefty,” entered the final round of the British Open trailing the leader by five strokes. To purport...

Crimson Tide golf duo selected to play on 2013 Walker Cup team, 3rd teammate also under consideration to participate

Nick Sellers July 24, 2013

Cory Whitsett and Justin Thomas of the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s golf team were among the first five collegiate golfers to be selected to the 2013 United States Walker Cup team. The tournament will...

Mike Johnson visits for 1st annual Sportsmans Expo

Mike Johnson visits for 1st annual Sportsman’s Expo

Nick Sellers July 17, 2013

Former offensive lineman and captain for the Crimson Tide football team, Mike Johnson, recently visited The University of Alabama campus for the first annual Tuscaloosa Sportsman’s Expo at the Bryant...

Athletes should not have to apologize for voicing opinions on social media

Nick Sellers July 17, 2013

When a high-profile case such as the George Zimmerman trial occurs and elicits strong reactions from the general public, the controversy is bound to spill over onto Twitter. The nation has seen several...

Young Brad Stevens possible perfect hire for Boston Celtics’ new roster

Nick Sellers July 10, 2013

Currently, there are 12 players under contract on NBA rosters around the country who are older than the association’s newest head coach, Brad Stevens. However appropriate it may be that the league’s...

Releford participates in Lebron James skills clinic

Releford participates in Lebron James’ skills clinic

Nick Sellers July 10, 2013

Fourth-year guard Trevor Releford of the Crimson Tide basketball team recently attended the LeBron James Skills Academy, a two-day skill development clinic for top high school and college basketball players...

Overstreet racks up honors, awards in first year

Overstreet racks up honors, awards in first year

Nick Sellers July 3, 2013

Sophomore Kyle Overstreet’s numerous awards, the most recent being his Rawlings Gold Glove at second base, are obvious referendums on his stellar defensive play. After all, as a freshman, he had a hand...

Hernandez flushes his NFL career, opportunities

Nick Sellers July 3, 2013

April 24, 2010 – The New England Patriots draft tight end Aaron Hernandez in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. Though he was coming off a John Mackey Award-winning season out of coach Urban Meyer’s...

Bobby Wyatt, Tide golf represented in 17th Palmer Cup

Nick Sellers June 26, 2013

Four members of the Alabama men’s golf team, fresh off their first national championship in school history, golfed their way to a dominating victory for the United States over Europe in the 17th Palmer...

Paine sets personal, school records

Paine sets personal, school records

Nick Sellers June 26, 2013

Track and field athlete Alexis Paine’s 2013 outdoor resume does not pull any punches. Paine’s relentless assault on the school record books became an every-weekend affair, posting personal best after...

Former Tide player Brett Booth to head to Houston Astros

Former Tide player Brett Booth to head to Houston Astros

Nick Sellers June 19, 2013

If patience was ever a virtue, then it was certainly a blessing for former Crimson Tide baseball player Brett Booth. On June 8, the catcher/infielder was nervously biding his time during the final day...

Cory Whitsett excels in classroom, on course

Cory Whitsett excels in classroom, on course

Nick Sellers June 12, 2013

If upcoming senior Cory Whitsett’s legacy at The University of Alabama wasn’t already established, the past two weeks have certainly put the Crimson Tide golfer in an elite batch of student-athletes...

Saban talks golf, honor roll, recruitment at Regions Pro-Am

Nick Sellers June 12, 2013

The early days of summer provide Alabama head football coach Nick Saban rare opportunities to talk about something other than football, and last week’s Regions Pro-Am Tournament in Shelby County provided...

Intramurals keep students fit, lower stress

Nick Sellers June 5, 2013

Despite large academic workloads and other constant pressures, many college students still try to find time for physical activity. Outdoor exercise has been shown to help reduce stress and improve mental...

Intramural sports keep students fit, lower stress

Nick Sellers June 5, 2013

Despite large academic workloads and other constant pressures, many college students still try to find time for physical activity. Outdoor exercise has been shown to help reduce stress and improve mental...

Following loss to LSU, Tide exits conference tournament

Nick Sellers May 29, 2013

After missing out on last year’s Southeastern Conference tournament, the Alabama baseball team (34-26) put up an effort in the 2013 tournament at the nearby Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, reaching the...

Alabama eliminated from SEC tournament with 3-2 loss

Nick Sellers May 26, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – The University of Alabama's rematch against LSU brought no redemption Friday, as the Tigers turned a two-run ninth inning with their backs against the wall to claim a 3-2 victory over...

Crimson Tide defeats Auburn in first game of SEC Baseball Tournament

Nick Sellers May 21, 2013

Alabama couldn't have started off its Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament outing any better, notching a decisive victory over the No. 10-seeded Auburn Tigers. The No. 7-seeded Crimson Tide won...

Alabama softball crushes Western Kentucky to earn trip to Super Regionals

Nick Sellers May 19, 2013

?While the Alabama softball team's previous regional matchup against Western Kentucky was drama-filled, the Crimson Tide quickly squashed any indications of that Sunday, defeating the Hilltoppers 13-1...

Crimson Tide softball survives Western Kentucky

Nick Sellers May 18, 2013

The Alabama softball team pulled out a 7-6 slugfest against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Saturday afternoon in a thrilling back-and-forth effort capped by a controversial call at the last at-bat. Both...

Crimson Tide defeats Jacksonville State in first matchup of Regionals

Nick Sellers May 17, 2013

The Alabama Crimson Tide softball team won its first matchup of the Tuscaloosa NCAA regional Friday night, outlasting the Jacksonville State Gamecocks 4-0. Senior outfielder Kayla Braud sparked a two-run...

Crimson Tide prepares for Drake Relays

Nick Sellers April 24, 2013

The Alabama track and field team is set to compete in the Drake Relays this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa, its final competition before the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships in May. Events taking...

Track and field star records fastest time of season

Nick Sellers April 23, 2013

Junior Diondre Batson of The University of Alabama’s track and field team recently recorded the world’s fastest time in the 100-meter dash this season at the Spec Towns Invitational. Clocking in at...

Highly recruited Strohmeyer a solid anchor for Tide

Nick Sellers April 23, 2013

The University of Alabama men’s golf team has its usual headliners, including sophomore Justin Thomas and juniors Cory Whitsett and Bobby Wyatt, who are all currently ranked in the collegiate top 10....

Derrick Rose owes Chicago Bulls championship

Nick Sellers April 18, 2013

Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Tear it, and you’ll need surgery. If you play sports and you tear it, you’ll need surgery and lots of physical therapy. More often than not athletes need reconstructive...

Winning doesn’t take care of everything Tiger, especially when you cheat

Nick Sellers April 18, 2013

Tiger Woods’ controversial Nike advertisement in which he proclaimed, “winning takes care of everything,” is now old news. It’s made the rounds, pundits have discussed it, and the outrage has died...

Professional athletes coming out would be biggest step yet for gay rights

Nick Sellers April 15, 2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo, a 10-year veteran of the National Football League, was released by the Baltimore Ravens April 3. Having spent much of his pro career on special teams, the 36-year-old nevertheless...

Michigan Wolverines make it clear March Madness is their tournament

Nick Sellers April 8, 2013

For college basketball fans, there’s only one more game. One single matchup that will decide the champions of one of the least predictable, most insane regular seasons to date. In a year where no team...

Serious injuries provide bounce-back opportunities, inspiration

Nick Sellers April 4, 2013

Type in Kevin Ware on Google and the first three suggestions read off in gut-wrenching fashion: Kevin Ware injury, Kevin Ware injury video, Kevin Ware broken leg. In the first half of Louisville’s Elite...

Track and Field team prepares for home invitational

Nick Sellers April 4, 2013

The Alabama track and field team will return to Tuscaloosa this weekend for the Crimson Tide Invite. The all-day Saturday meet is the team’s third event of the outdoor season and the second at Sam Bailey...

Alabama men’s golf team preps for Linger Longer Invitational

Nick Sellers March 21, 2013

The No. 2 Alabama men’s golf team will play the team’s third tournament in as many weeks the Linger Longer Invitational this weekend. The tournament will take place at the Reynolds Landing Golf Club...

All in the family: Sports play prominent role in one rower’s life

Nick Sellers March 19, 2013

There wasn’t a time in Jackie Woudenberg’s life when she wasn’t playing sports. Or, if there was, she doesn’t remember it. “I think basically ever since I could walk I’ve been in athletics,”...

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