Articles By: Jasmine Cannon

Mental health just as important as physical health

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” piece on concussions in college football and former college football players who had suffered traumatic brain complications from playing their sport. Even before I saw this special, I had come to the conclusion that America should pay just as much attention to mental health as to physical […]

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Transfers spark new Alabama culture

This time last year, the Alabama women’s basketball team had team members who were not able to play due to NCAA transfer rules. The Tide has turned, per se, and Alabama fans are getting to see a new side of Alabama basketball. Daisha Simmons, Briana Hutchen and Brittany Jack have all finally suited up and hit the floor for the […]

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Alabama basketball team makes name for itself in 2012

We’re a couple of weeks into basketball season and both the Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams are undefeated. Has the time finally come for our basketball programs to be considered among the elite? Not yet, but we might just be on the way. The men’s basketball team is sitting on a 4-0 record with impressive wins in New York […]

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Crimson Tide leads SEC in 6 statistical categories

Crimson Tide leads SEC in 6 statistical categories

The women’s basketball team won the first of three consecutive home games Saturday night against Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-60 and pushed their record to 3-0 on the season. “We’re getting enough shots, we’re still playing hard and that’s where we are right now with this team,” head coach Wendell Hudson said. The game was closer than expected in the first half. […]

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Brighter day to come in Los Angeles?

It all started with Dwight Howard. Then there was Steve Nash. And Los Angeles Lakers fans were claiming their throne back atop the western conference of the NBA. The season started and Lakers fan’s smiles and optimism turned into frowns and constant complaints. It is true Los Angeles won zero games during the preseason, but most people don’t think of […]

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