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Tide comes up short in Super 6 final

Tide comes up short in Super 6 final

Like so many meets this season, Saturday night’s NCAA Gymnastics Championship came down to the final rotation. Unlike so many meets this season, Alabama’s hopes for its seventh national title came up just short, doomed by two falls on balance beam from the least likely sources: seniors Diandra Milliner and 2014 NCAA All-Around Champion Kim Jacob. Alabama finished fourth in […]

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Surprises rare in NBA playoffs

Now that March Madness is over, the attention turns to the NBA playoffs, which kicked off over the weekend. But whereas March Madness was a series of upsets and surprises, it seems that the NBA playoffs will go down in a more predictable fashion. In retrospect, this year’s March Madness was an exciting turn of events where hopefuls were eliminated […]

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Alabama offense, special teams struggle in A-Day game

In nearly every aspect, Saturday’s A-Day game felt like a typical Alabama football game – the performance. The special teams missed two field goals and an extra point. At halftime, both offenses combined for no points and only 516 yards for the game. And in the starting quarterback race for next season, no one stood out enough to take the […]

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Alabama comes up short in Super Six final

Like so many meets this season, Saturday night’s NCAA Gymnastics Championship came down to the final rotation. Unlike so many meets this season, Alabama’s hopes for its seventh national title came up just short, doomed by two falls on balance beam from the least likely sources: seniors Diandra Milliner and Kim Jacob. “Diandra and Kim have been rocks for us,” […]

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Jacob wins all-around as Alabama advances to championship

BIRMINGHAM–Alabama senior gymnast Kim Jacob’s floor exercise soundtrack starts with “Sweet Home Alabama.” Friday night in the BJCC Arena, that was more appropriate than any might have guessed, as the senior won the NCAA all-around championship and powered the Crimson Tide to the Super Six final on Saturday night.  “I’m still a little in shock, not really sure how to think,” Jacob said. […]

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