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Recap | Women’s basketball falls in regular season finale 

Recap | Women’s basketball falls in regular season finale 

March 2, 2021
It was raining three pointers in Fayetteville Sunday afternoon. Just not for Alabama. 
Recap | Women’s basketball stumbles against no. 3 Texas A&M 

Recap | Women’s basketball stumbles against no. 3 Texas A&M 

March 2, 2021
The Aggies effectively snapped the Crimson Tide’s three-game winning streak – a loss characterized by long scoring runs and lackluster defense around the perimeter. 
Pregame Presser | Aggies, Tar Heels and Trojans, oh my!

Pregame Presser | Aggies, Tar Heels and Trojans, oh my!

February 24, 2021

Whether you want golf, basketball, softball or gymnastics, this weekend promises close games and Alabama victories. Listen to the sports staff break down the upcoming invitationals, matches and classics...

WBB Analysis | Shooters Shoot: Offense propels Tide to third straight win

WBB Analysis | Shooters Shoot: Offense propels Tide to third straight win

February 21, 2021

Sunday afternoon was an offensive clinic led by the Alabama women’s basketball team. Alabama shot their way to a third straight win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs, with spreading the ball and sharp...

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WBB Recap | Slip and Shake Back: Tide splits weekend slate

February 17, 2021
Even with a tough start, Alabama women's basketball ended last weekend on a high. The team thrashed the Tigers in Auburn Arena Sunday in a performance that could leave fans feeling optimistic about the team's March potential.
Pregame Presser | Softball, we missed you

Pregame Presser | Softball, we missed you

February 11, 2021

Looking for something to watch this weekend? Then obviously you haven't been paying attention to the Alabama athletics schedule. Listen to the podcast below or via Apple Podcasts. 9: Softball, we missed...

CW / Carson Redwine

Opinion | Now what? Student athletes’ calls to action go largely unanswered

February 11, 2021
It wasn't so long ago that student athletes masked up and marched for Black lives. In the aftermath, the University and the Southeastern Conference said they were ready to make changes. But the follow-up has been basically unknowable.
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WBB Analysis | What we learned from the Tide’s Sunday loss

January 31, 2021
Alabama women's basketball lost to South Carolina on the road Sunday. A halftime stumble led to a tough 87-63 loss, but seniors Jordan Lewis and Jasmine Walker were still in good form.
'The Pregame Presser' takes a look ahead for spring sports

‘The Pregame Presser’ takes a look ahead for spring sports

January 27, 2021
On today's docket: Nate Oats' three-point shooting balancing act, consistency in Alabama gymnastics and how Kristy Curry's squad can succeed against Kentucky.
Recap | How women’s basketball rolled over the Auburn Tigers 

Recap | How women’s basketball rolled over the Auburn Tigers 

January 24, 2021
A week removed from their devastating loss to the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, Alabama women’s basketball bounced back against the Auburn Lady Tigers.
It’s time for you to tune into women’s basketball

It’s time for you to tune into women’s basketball

January 20, 2021
Kristy Curry's scrappy squad has made it clear that they won't go down without a fight. With a winning record to their names and promising slate of games ahead, Alabama women's basketball players are ready to live up to their potential.
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Recap | How women’s basketball fared in its two weekend SEC showdowns

January 19, 2021

It was a weekend full of ups and downs for the Alabama women’s basketball team. The women mounted an 11-point comeback against #14 Mississippi State before running into a tough #23 Tennessee team coming...

From stiff-arms to onside kicks, here are our top 5 playoff moments

From stiff-arms to onside kicks, here are our top 5 playoff moments

January 12, 2021

Alabama has been in the College Football Playoffs almost every year since its inception, and, needless to say, the Tide has had some exciting plays. Here are our top-five faves. #5: Run Bo, Run: Bo...

It's been two years since the Tide made it to a national championship, where they suffered a gut-wrenching loss to Clemson 44-16. Will Alabama restore its winning standard in 2021?

One More Step: What it will take to clinch a title win against Ohio State

January 10, 2021

The Crimson Tide has one more hurdle to clear before returning to their title-winning ways: the National Championship game against the Ohio State Buckeyes.  Restoring the Alabama Standard  Most schools...

See ya later Florida Gators: Tide rolls on in SEC title thriller

See ya later Florida Gators: Tide rolls on in SEC title thriller

December 20, 2020

Saturday night, Alabama escaped the chomping jaws of the Florida Gators to win their ninth SEC conference title under head coach Nick Saban. Fighting until the very last second, the Crimson Tide set...

Undefeated and Undeterred: Women’s basketball off to a fast start 

Undefeated and Undeterred: Women’s basketball off to a fast start 

December 16, 2020

The Crimson Tide is currently 5-0 on the season, with its latest win against Mercer scoring 78-61. This is the team’s first undefeated start to the season since 2016.  So, what’s Alabama doing...

Opinion | Student athletes marched, but has anything actually changed?

Opinion | Student athletes marched, but has anything actually changed?

December 3, 2020
In August, UA athletes joined the millions who marched in protest of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor's deaths, capturing national media attention. But if nothing much has changed since then, what exactly were they marching for?
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Women’s basketball opens season in style against Samford

November 25, 2020

Alabama women’s basketball (1-0) turned heads in a 83-68 victory against Samford (0-1) Wednesday.  An Uncommon Matchup  This was only the tenth time these two teams have faced each other. Currently,...

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Preview | Women’s basketball will face these fearsome foes in the coming weeks

November 14, 2020
We need to talk about the new women's basketball schedule. The season will tip off for the team in Coleman Coliseum, where Kristy Curry's squad will take on Samford on the eve of Thanksgiving.
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Alabama vs. LSU game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

November 10, 2020

Alabama football fans will have to wait a little longer to see the Crimson Tide take the field again. This Saturday’s matchup against the LSU Tigers has been postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak at LSU.  According...

‘Y’all just woke up a monster’: Here's what we learned from Alabama vs. Mississippi State

‘Y’all just woke up a monster’: Here’s what we learned from Alabama vs. Mississippi State

October 31, 2020

Crimson Tide defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs in a sweeping 41-0 win Saturday night, keeping their undefeated record unblemished. Here’s what you need to know.  Alabama’s defense was finally...

Emboldened: How the Tide will roll on without Waddle

Emboldened: How the Tide will roll on without Waddle

October 29, 2020
Slade Bolden made it clear that he could hold up under pressure in Knoxville. The redshirt sophomore was willing and able to step in for the injured Jaylen Waddle, and Nick Saban is confident he can keep it up. “He doesn’t need to be anybody but himself,” coach Saban said.
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The Third Saturday: Ranking Saban-era Alabama victories over the Vols

October 24, 2020

Alabama vs. Tennessee is one of college football’s most storied rivalries. But since head coach Nick Saban was hired in 2007, the Crimson Tide has dominated, winning the last 13 games.  Which of these...

Analysis | Alabama football is starting to click on all sides

Analysis | Alabama football is starting to click on all sides

October 21, 2020

For Alabama football, it’s smooth sailing from now on. With the Crimson Tide’s latest win, there’s not much competition left in the path of yet another SEC Championship game.  Alabama has now...

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Curry seeks to mend last season’s mistakes

October 18, 2020

For Alabama women’s basketball, last season included some missed opportunities, including reaching the NCAA Tournament. But the team also enjoyed some great moments, like beating the Mississippi State...

Preview: Alabama seeks to improve play in A&M matchup

Preview: Alabama seeks to improve play in A&M matchup

October 3, 2020
Alabama will face off against Texas A&M for the Crimson Tide’s first home game of the season. Alabama took this week to focus on improving their play in the second half and preparing for the athleticism of Kellen Mond as they turned their attention to this Saturday’s game. 
Ranked: These are the positions to watch during Alabama vs. Missouri

Ranked: These are the positions to watch during Alabama vs. Missouri

September 26, 2020

Saturday marks the return of Alabama football. With new faces expected to play at the Star and Jack linebacker positions, fans should watch for these five intriguing positions against Missouri.  To...

Recap | Alabama football looks to return to championship contention

Recap | Alabama football looks to return to championship contention

September 23, 2020

With the Alabama football team’s preseason practices and scrimmages fully completed, fans and players alike are excited for the Crimson Tide to take the field Saturday. But as fans look forward to the...

Who wants Bama? Here are the Tide’s top 10 baseball rivalries

Who wants Bama? Here are the Tide’s top 10 baseball rivalries

September 13, 2020

The Alabama baseball team has had its fair share of intense rivalries. But which of them rank among the top? Here’s a list of the top 10 Alabama Baseball rivalries of all-time. #10: Alabama vs. the...

Sarah Patterson made an eternal impact on women’s sports

Sarah Patterson made an eternal impact on women’s sports

August 30, 2020

In 1972, the Title IX amendment gave equality to men’s and women’s sports, spawning the creation of the Alabama gymnastics team in 1974. The consistent national championship-contending teams we see...

Volleyball looks to improve under Devine

Volleyball looks to improve under Devine

August 20, 2020

UA Volleyball Coach Lindsey Devine has made it very clear that she wants to impart a new mentality onto the team. Starting back in 2019, Devine was gearing up for a successful 2020 season. She wanted to...

Freshman outfielder Owen Diodati hits a homerun.

Analysis: Here are the Crimson Tide’s top 10 baseball moments

July 8, 2020

The Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball program has seen its fair share of high points. From walk-off victories to total domination of opponents, the team is no stranger to cheering fans. What moments reign...

CW / Hannah Saad

Analysis: Alabama football 2021 recruiting class off to solid start

June 18, 2020

Alabama football is known for pulling in top recruits from all over the country. The 2021 recruiting class is no different. With seven hard commits, Alabama has attracted some very athletic and quick players....

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