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Late rally fails to scale Rocky Top

Spencer White

January 19, 2010

Despite an inspired late rally and a double-double performance by JaMychal Green, the Alabama Crimson Tide couldn’t pull off a spectacular upset, falling to the No. 8 Tennessee Volunteers 63-56 in front of 12,098 fans at Co...

Tide handles Gym Dogs, preps for Razorbacks

Jason Galloway

January 19, 2010

Alabama left no doubt as to whom the better team was against the five-time defending national champions Friday night. The Crimson Tide used the final two rotations to pull away from the Georgia Gym Dogs in front of 14,220 at Co...

Alabama Football Recap 2009 Season

Cyrus Ntakirutinka

January 15, 2010

Virginia Tech No. 5 Alabama kicked off its 2009 campaign with a showdown against No.7 Virginia Tech led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Alabama went into halftime trailing 17-16. Quarterback Greg McElroy and running back Mark Ingr...

How much does celebration matter?

Marilyn Vaughn

January 15, 2010

Alabama won its 13th national title this year, and I couldn’t be happier for the University. The only thing is – I’m left to wonder – would my victory celebration have been that much sweeter if I had watched the game wi...

Nick Saban salary recap

Laura Owens

January 15, 2010

In 2007, when the University of Alabama signed Nick Saban on as head coach, the nation’s collective jaw dropped at his contract. Over the course of eight years, he was signed on to receive $32 million. At the time, he was th...

Saban’s squad the best ever?

Spencer White

January 15, 2010

It seems that with every passing year, there is always a declaration to throw substantial superlatives at something. The perennial “trial of the century.” A musical album or a film is placed into the pantheon of all-time greats. And in athletics, a high-achieving team is...

McClain leaves for NFL, Smart staying

Spencer White

January 11, 2010

Junior All-American inside linebacker Rolando McClain will forgo his senior season and enter the 2010 NFL Draft, McClain announced at a press conference Monday afternoon. “I’ve decided, in the best interests of myself an...

Saban traveled, criticized, triumphant

Spencer White

January 8, 2010

PASADENA, Calif. – Alabama head coach Nick Saban has never been a man to embrace accomplishment. For the ultimate workaholic, accolades have always served more as a distraction than as badges to be worn with pride. This is such a...

After perfect season, process complete for Tide

Jason Galloway

January 8, 2010

PASADENA, Calif. – Colt McCoy proved how valuable he is to the Texas Longhorns in Thursday night’s BCS National Championship game. Not with his arm, not with his legs, but with his absence. The two-time Heisman finalist ...

UPDATE FROM PASADENA: Saban’s values guide all aspects of the Tide

Spencer White

January 6, 2010

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.| Three years and three days ago, Nick Saban stepped off a private jet onto the tarmac at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, the newest of a series of heirs to the throne of legendary former coach Paul William “...

UPDATE FROM PASADENA: Texas finds similarities to 2006 national championship

Jason Galloway

January 6, 2010

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. | On Jan. 4, 2006, Texas quarterback Vince Young took the Rose Bowl field with a chip on his shoulder. Having recently lost the Heisman Trophy to USC running back Reggie Bush, Young wanted nothing more than t...

UPDATE FROM PASADENA: Tide preparing through month-long break

Jason Galloway

January 5, 2010

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. | They’ve practiced, traveled thousands of miles, answered questions, practiced some more, gone to Disneyland, listened to stand-up comedy and then practiced even more. The only thing the Alabama fo...

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