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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 Tyler Rigdon

Dance Marathon is a new way to fundraise

Tyler Rigdon April 4, 2012

The nation's largest college philanthropy has finally reached the University of Alabama. Dance Marathon is a year-round fundraising event benefitting Children's Miracle Network and Children’s Hospitals...

Three lessons from this year’s March Madness

Tyler Rigdon March 28, 2012

The time has come and almost gone again. Brackets were filled, fingers were crossed, and all chaos ensued. Over six million brackets were filled in the ESPN Tournament Challenge, and over six million of...

Heat and Thunder will become new Lakers and Celtics rivalry

Tyler Rigdon March 7, 2012

During the mid to late 1980s, the NBA world was abuzz over two cities, two teams and two players. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics were the powerhouses of the NBA. After meeting in six championship...

NASCAR deserves more credit in world of sports

NASCAR deserves more credit in world of sports

Tyler Rigdon February 15, 2012

If I were to poll the University of Alabama on the most boring televised sport, most would respond with women's basketball, with NASCAR in second place. However, on the other hand, there is a strong contingent...

Dont blame the SEC for the sixth straight

Don’t blame the SEC for the sixth straight

Tyler Rigdon January 25, 2012

Last football season was full of controversies, but of these controversies, one reigned supreme. Greater than the Penn State child abuse scandals, the shifting tectonic plates of conferences or the lack...

Crimson Tide football flourishes from spoils of redemption

Tyler Rigdon January 12, 2012

To current students at the Capstone, the description of Alabama football dominance is epitomized through the Alabama Traditions video. As the video flashes clips of college football greatness paired with...

The Male Gender and Fantasy Football

Tyler Rigdon November 1, 2011

The average male goes through his daily life juggling many relationships. There are the relationships with friends. There are professional and family relationships. There are relationships with significant...

Baseball, you’re so vain

Tyler Rigdon October 12, 2011

Dear Baseball, I am your typical fan. Do not worry, though; I am a typical fan of other matters of entertainment, as well. I am a typical fan of international soccer, the Avett Brothers, primetime television...

Contenders through September

Tyler Rigdon September 28, 2011

As we approach October, the college football preseason poll begins to shape. Teams such as Notre Dame and Florida State long for a restart, while others, such as Clemson and Baylor, soak in the thoughts...

The real housewife of Auburn

Tyler Rigdon August 31, 2011

As we arrive at football season, we arrive at another year of opinions, rants and beliefs. I could not think of a better way to open the year than to write about Auburn. This is my biased yet objective...

Lessons learned from March Madness

Tyler Rigdon April 3, 2011

The time is upon us. After electronically – or manually, if you lack technological savvy or friends – filling out your brackets, the weeks have advanced. Most individuals, including myself, ended up...

Old Money/New Money an age old conflict in pro basketball

Tyler Rigdon March 7, 2011

Following last week’s controversial article concerning old money and new money on our campus, I would like to state that I do believe in the divide. It is a divide that has deepened as of late. However,...

National Signing Day in review: Good for Alabama, bad for TV

Tyler Rigdon February 3, 2011

ESPN has always been the most innovative entity at marketing the random. Spanning channel after channel, they have unearthed ratings through a multitude of sporting outlets. The general public visits ESPN....

A tale of two winning streaks

Tyler Rigdon January 20, 2011

When I sat down to begin this article, I had a clear vision of the argument I wanted to support. The Connecticut women’s basketball team has had a streak of 90 consecutive wins. The team has surpassed...

To all the Lebron haters out there

Tyler Rigdon November 15, 2010

Even with the star power of “Ocean’s Thirteen” and the hype of “The Dark Knight,” the Miami Heat (6-4) are performing with the mediocrity of “Valentine’s Day.” The Celtics, or rather “The...

Mark Ingram: Heisman hopeless?

Tyler Rigdon October 3, 2010

Three games into his season, Mark Ingram is appearing to be in prime Heisman form. Totaling 355 yards and six touchdowns, it would be hard for anyone to doubt the defending recipient of the prestigious...

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