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Guard Darius Miles (2) drives past guard Shakeel Moore (3) in Alabama’s 78-76 loss against Mississippi State in Starkville, Mississippi.

Alabama men’s basketball drops third in a row at Mississippi State

January 15, 2022

The outlook of the Alabama basketball season is now in question. The Crimson Tide lost their third consecutive game in the last 10 days to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 78-76, at Humphrey Coliseum...

The Alabama men’s basketball team gets ready before its game at Mississippi State on Feb. 27, 2020.

Alabama in “must-win” situation at Mississippi State

January 15, 2022

On Tuesday night, the No. 24 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-5) dropped their first home game since December 2020 to the No. 4 Auburn Tigers 81-77. The loss dropped Alabama to 2-2 in conference play. Now,...

Alabama guard JD Davison (3) drives to the basket in Alabama’s 81-77 loss against Auburn on Jan. 11, 2022.

Alabama men’s basketball falls short to Auburn after late game surge

January 11, 2022

After an unbelievable late game effort, the No. 24 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-5) still fell four points short of the No. 4 Auburn Tigers (15-1), losing 81-77 on Tuesday night at Coleman Coliseum. The...

Alabama men’s basketball looks to bounce back in a big way against No. 4 Auburn

Alabama men’s basketball looks to bounce back in a big way against No. 4 Auburn

January 11, 2022

Three days ago, the Alabama Crimson Tide endured their worst loss of the season, dropping 92-86 to the unranked Missouri Tigers (7-7) in Columbia, Missouri. Tuesday night, Alabama returns home to what...

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is chased down by Georgia linebacker Channing Tindall in the Bulldogs 33-18 CFP National Championship victory.

Georgia finally overcame Alabama. What happens next?

January 11, 2022

Down goes Alabama. Everyone rejoices. The Georgia Bulldogs finally broke the spell and won their first national championship since 1980. So what does this mean for the future of college football?...

Missouri’s DaJuan Gordon and Alabama’s JD Davison fight for a loose ball in Alabama’s 92-86 loss at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO.

Men’s basketball falls to Mizzou in ‘worst defensive performance of the year’

January 8, 2022

Earlier this week, Alabama head coach Nate Oats said his team’s losses have been “haunting.” He will now have to add another to the list, as the No. 15 Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the SEC bottom-dweller...

Dru Smith (12) drives past Jaden Shackelford (5) in Missouri’s 68-65 win over Alabama last season.

Alabama men’s basketball continues SEC road trip with matchup at Missouri

January 8, 2022

The No. 15 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-3) will stay on the road this weekend to take on the Missouri Tigers after a 83-70 win over the Florida Gators on Wednesday night.  “It's gonna test our maturity...

Wide receiver Jameson Williams and running back Brian Robinson Jr. take a selfie together after the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 31.

Alabama as an underdog? How the Crimson Tide is establishing a new identity

January 7, 2022

Every sport has its blue bloods. In college football, the Alabama Crimson Tide is on that list. The Crimson Tide’s storied past includes 18 National Championships. Unlike some of the other historically...

Guard Jahvon Quinerly makes a pass during Wednesdays game against the Florida Gators.

Alabama uses second-half run to win at Florida

January 5, 2022

The Alabama Crimson Tide used a balanced team effort to earn a much-needed road win, 83-70, over the Florida Gators in Gainesville Wednesday night. Five players scored in double figures for the Crimson...

Alabama men’s basketball travels to Florida for SEC road opener

Alabama men’s basketball travels to Florida for SEC road opener

January 5, 2022

After struggling for three consecutive games, the Alabama Crimson Tide won their conference opener over the No. 18 Tennessee Volunteers. Although the Volunteers were without star players Kennedy Chandler...

Forward Noah Gurley muscles past a Tennessee defender during Tuesdays game.

Effective shooting late lifts Alabama over No. 14 Tennessee in SEC opener

December 30, 2021

Tennessee led for almost 28 minutes of the total 40. But with effective shooting by guards Jaden Shackelford and Keon Ellis, No. 19 Alabama Crimson Tide (10-3) defeated No. 14 Volunteers (9-3), 73-68. Forward...

Men’s basketball opens SEC play against No. 14 Tennessee

Men’s basketball opens SEC play against No. 14 Tennessee

December 29, 2021

After an interesting nonconference slate, Alabama men's basketball heads into SEC play against Tennessee at home on Wednesday.  The Crimson Tide (9-3) started the season 5-0 in dominant fashion, outscoring...

Jahvon Quinerly prepares to shoot during the C.M. Newton Classic on Dec. 21, 2021.

Men’s basketball falls short against Davidson in late rally

December 21, 2021

The Alabama Crimson Tide’s (9-3) furious late game rally came up one free throw short against Davidson in the C.M. Newton Classic. After being fouled with less than four seconds on the clock, Alabama...

Men’s basketball set to play Davidson in C.M. Newton Classic

Men’s basketball set to play Davidson in C.M. Newton Classic

December 21, 2021

What was once lost has been found. Due to issues related to COVID-19, the No. 21 Colorado State Rams could not participate in the C.M. Newton Classic, putting the game in jeopardy. But the show must...

Men’s basketball grinds out win against Jacksonville State

Men’s basketball grinds out win against Jacksonville State

December 19, 2021

It wasn’t the prettiest win of the season, but when the buzzer sounded on Saturday night, the scoreboard read 65-59 in favor of the Alabama Crimson Tide (9-2) over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (5-6). Alabama...

Men’s basketball looks to bounce back Saturday versus Jacksonville State

Men’s basketball looks to bounce back Saturday versus Jacksonville State

December 18, 2021

The Alabama Crimson Tide (8-2) were issued a wake-up call when they traveled to Memphis on Tuesday. Alabama head coach Nate Oats’ bunch was beaten down by the Tigers 92-78 in Alabama’s first loss since...

Alabama falls to Memphis on the road Tuesday night

Alabama falls to Memphis on the road Tuesday night

December 14, 2021

Following wins over No. 5 Gonzaga and No. 14 Houston, the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team couldn’t extend its four-game win streak to five. The Memphis Tigers defeated Alabama 92-78 Tuesday...

Men’s basketball to meet struggling Memphis Tuesday night

Men’s basketball to meet struggling Memphis Tuesday night

December 14, 2021

After holding on in the last seconds to beat No. 14 Houston 83-82, the Alabama Crimson Tide (8-1) are on a four-game winning streak. The Crimson Tide are No. 6 in the new AP Top 25 poll released on...

Guard JD Davison races down the court during Saturday nights win over the Houston Cougars.

Alabama holds off Houston in the final seconds

December 12, 2021

Over the years, it seems like Alabama was always on the wrong end of controversial calls in the last seconds of games. But tonight, the Crimson Tide (8-1) flipped the script on a game-saving block by guard...

Alabama mens basketball faces South Alabama on Nov. 16, 2021.

Men’s basketball returns home to take on Houston

December 11, 2021

Following its win over No. 5 Gonzaga, the Crimson Tide have moved back into the AP Top 25 at No. 9. What’s next? A meeting with another top team, the No. 14 Houston Cougars (8-1). The Crimson Tide...

Guard Jaden Shackelford goes for a jumpshot during Saturdays win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs

Alabama defeats Gonzaga in “Battle in Seattle”

December 4, 2021

It came down to the bitter end, but No. 16 Alabama Crimson Tide (7-1) held off No. 3 Gonzaga Bulldogs (7-2) in a 91-82 shootout at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington. Nobody on the floor performed...

Men’s basketball heads west for marquee matchup with Gonzaga

Men’s basketball heads west for marquee matchup with Gonzaga

December 3, 2021

The SEC Championship Game is not the only task for Alabama Athletics this weekend.  On Saturday night, the No. 16 Alabama men’s basketball team (6-1) will take on the No. 3 Gonzaga Bulldogs (7-1)...

Opinion | Will Anderson Jr. is Alabama’s MVP

Opinion | Will Anderson Jr. is Alabama’s MVP

December 1, 2021
This year, there are a lot of standout players on both sides of the ball. 
Men’s basketball routs Miami in second half 

Men’s basketball routs Miami in second half 

November 28, 2021

After struggling on offense for the first two games of the ESPN Events Invitational, the Crimson Tide (6-1) made 16 3-pointers en route to a 96-64 win over the Miami Hurricanes (4-3). Alabama outscored...

Mens basketball beats Drake in late-game run at ESPN Events Invitational

Men’s basketball beats Drake in late-game run at ESPN Events Invitational

November 26, 2021

The Crimson Tide (5-1) found its way to a 80-71 win over the Drake Bulldogs (3-2) on Friday. “It’s a bounce back after a disappointing loss,” Alabama head coach Nate Oats said. “Guys could’ve...

Guard Jahvon Quinerly attempts a layup during the quarterfinal of the ESPN Events Invitational against the Iona Gaels on Nov. 25, 2021.

Men’s basketball loses to Iona in quarterfinal of ESPN Events Invitational

November 25, 2021

The same issue that has plagued the Alabama Crimson Tide for years struck again on Thursday night. The Crimson Tide (4-1) missed 12 free throws in a 72-68 loss to the Iona Gaels (6-0) at the ESPN Events...

Men’s basketball prepares for the ESPN Events Invitational

Men’s basketball prepares for the ESPN Events Invitational

November 24, 2021

After a successful 4-0 homestand, the No. 10 Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) will head to Orlando, Florida, for the ESPN Events Invitational. The Crimson Tide will play on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Alabama...

Soccer’s season ends in loss to BYU

Soccer’s season ends in loss to BYU

November 21, 2021
The Alabama women’s soccer team fell to the BYU Cougars 4-1 in the Round of 32 Friday afternoon.
Men’s basketball wins in dominant fashion over Oakland

Men’s basketball wins in dominant fashion over Oakland

November 21, 2021
In what Alabama head coach Nate Oats called his team’s “most complete game” of the year, the Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) defeated the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (2-2) 86-59 on Friday night.
Guard Megan Abrams surveys the court during Sundays loss to the Duke Blue Devils.

Women’s basketball falls late to Duke in Maggie Dixon Classic

November 21, 2021
Following a 32-point victory over Southern Miss on Wednesday, the Alabama women’s basketball team lost 74-71 to the Duke Blue Devils on Sunday.
Men’s basketball to take on Oakland Friday night 

Men’s basketball to take on Oakland Friday night 

November 19, 2021

After starting 3-0 for the first time since 2017, the Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0) will take on the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (2-1) Friday night. The Crimson Tide won their last game against South Alabama,...

Soccer prepares for BYU in Round of 32

Soccer prepares for BYU in Round of 32

November 17, 2021

After its first NCAA Tournament win in program history, Alabama women’s soccer (11-9-1) looks to continue its run against the fourth-seeded and No. 13 overall  BYU Cougars (14-4-1). Alabama midfielder...

Forward Darius Miles goes over a South Alabama defender for a shot on Nov. 16, 2021.

Men’s basketball holds on to win against South Alabama

November 17, 2021

It wasn’t the prettiest win of Alabama head coach Nate Oats’ tenure, but the Crimson Tide held on to beat the South Alabama Jaguars 73-68 on Tuesday night at Coleman Coliseum. Guards Jaden Shackelford...

Preview | Men’s basketball to take on South Alabama Tuesday

Preview | Men’s basketball to take on South Alabama Tuesday

November 16, 2021

After a fast-paced shootout with South Dakota State, the Alabama Crimson Tide (2-0) will take on the in-state South Alabama Jaguars (1-1) Tuesday evening. The Crimson Tide are in search of their 13th...

Alabama basketball uses second half runs to beat South Dakota State

Alabama basketball uses second half runs to beat South Dakota State

November 14, 2021
After a big second half, Alabama men’s basketball (2-0) defeated the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1-1) 104-88 at Coleman Coliseum on Friday night.
Alabama soccer defeats Clemson to advance in NCAA Tournament

Alabama soccer defeats Clemson to advance in NCAA Tournament

November 14, 2021
The Alabama women’s soccer team (11-9-1) defeated the Clemson Tigers (12-7-1) 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.
Q&A with the new president of Crimson Chaos

Q&A with the new president of Crimson Chaos

November 14, 2021
Seven months ago, students and Alabama fans nationwide were hurting.
Alabama womens soccer celebrates after scoring a goal.

Women’s soccer to take on Clemson in NCAA Tournament

November 12, 2021

For the first time since 2017, the Alabama women’s soccer team (10-9-1) will take part in the NCAA Tournament after receiving one of the final at-large bids. It’s the fourth time in program history...

Men’s basketball preps for Friday matchup with South Dakota State

Men’s basketball preps for Friday matchup with South Dakota State

November 11, 2021

After a 93-64 victory over Louisiana Tech on Tuesday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide will host the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Coleman Coliseum on Friday night. The Crimson Tide were firing on...

Guard Keon Ellis goes for a layup in the season opener against Louisiana Tech on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Men’s basketball dominates in season opener against Louisiana Tech

November 10, 2021

The Alabama Crimson Tide started its season on the right foot with an emphatic 93-64 win over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Tuesday.  Twenty minutes before tipoff, the program honored the life of...

Alabama soccer falls to Ole Miss in SEC Tournament quarterfinal

Alabama soccer falls to Ole Miss in SEC Tournament quarterfinal

November 3, 2021
The 2021 SEC Soccer Tournament will end right where it started for the Alabama women’s soccer team (10-9-1).
Alabama soccer to open SEC Tournament play against Ole Miss

Alabama soccer to open SEC Tournament play against Ole Miss

November 1, 2021

After an up-and-down season with success on the home field and problems on the road, the Alabama women’s soccer team (10-8-1, 5-4-1) heads to Orange Beach, Alabama, for the SEC Soccer Tournament. Alabama...

Late goal lifts soccer to ranked win in regular season finale

Late goal lifts soccer to ranked win in regular season finale

October 29, 2021

It was an eventful week for the Alabama women’s soccer team. On Wednesday, Alabama senior Kat Rogers was named to the SEC Soccer Community Service Team for the second consecutive year. Rogers is on...

Alabama heads to the Iron Bowl of Soccer

Alabama heads to the “Iron Bowl of Soccer”

October 27, 2021

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s soccer team (9-8-1, 4-4-1) looks to finish its regular season on the right note with a home match against the No. 19 Auburn Tigers (11-4-1, 5-3-1). This matchup has been...

Alabama men’s basketball beats Louisiana in Charity Exhibition

Alabama men’s basketball beats Louisiana in Charity Exhibition

October 25, 2021

Alabama men’s basketball fans got their first look at the 2021 team in a 73-68 win over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in the Charity Exhibition on Sunday. It wasn’t easy for the Crimson Tide. They...

Womens soccer falls to South Carolina in final road game

Women’s soccer falls to South Carolina in final road game

October 25, 2021

In the final game of the regular season, the Alabama women’s soccer team (9-8-1, 4-4-1) lost 4-0 in Columbia to the South Carolina Gamecocks (10-5-1, 5-3-1). Both squads came into Sunday with a 4-3-1...

Alabama soccer squeaks out a win against Kentucky on Senior Night

Alabama soccer squeaks out a win against Kentucky on Senior Night

October 22, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team has played in a lot of close games this season, and Thursday night was no different. Alabama (9-7-1, 4-3-1) defeated the Kentucky Wildcats (6-9-2, 0-8) in overtime, 2-1. The...

Alabama soccer prepares for Senior Night against Kentucky

Alabama soccer prepares for Senior Night against Kentucky

October 20, 2021

In their second-to-last home game of the season, the Alabama women’s soccer team (8-7-1, 3-3-1) will host the Kentucky Wildcats (6-8-2, 0-7) for Senior Night. The Crimson Tide will recognize seniors...

Alabama soccer draws at Texas A&M

Alabama soccer draws at Texas A&M

October 16, 2021

Alabama women’s soccer (8-7-1) traveled to College Station, Texas, to take on the Texas A&M Aggies (6-7-2, 2-4-1). The match ended in a 1-1 draw. Heading into Friday, the Crimson Tide was one...

Alabama soccer heads to Texas A&M 

Alabama soccer heads to Texas A&M 

October 14, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team (8-7, 3-3) heads on the road to Ellis Field in College Station to take on the Texas A&M Aggies (6-7-1, 2-4). The Crimson Tide is 0-5 away from Tuscaloosa this season....

Alabama soccer wins another home SEC contest against Mississippi State

Alabama soccer wins another home SEC contest against Mississippi State

October 10, 2021
Following a road loss to Arkansas on Thursday, the Alabama women’s soccer team (8-7, 3-3) secured its eighth home win of the season with a 1-0 victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-6-3, 1-4-1) during Alabama’s Power of Pink match.
Alabama soccer to face Mississippi State in Power of Pink game

Alabama soccer to face Mississippi State in Power of Pink game

October 9, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team (7-7, 2-3) returns to Tuscaloosa to host their ninth home game of the season, against the Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-5-3, 1-3-1). The Crimson Tide lost at Arkansas...

Alabama soccer drops contest at Arkansas

Alabama soccer drops contest at Arkansas

October 9, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team (7-7, 2-3) fell to 0-5 on the road this season after a 3-1 defeat in Fayetteville on Thursday night against the Arkansas Razorbacks (10-2, 5-0), who remain undefeated...

Alabama soccer looks for another ranked win at Arkansas

Alabama soccer looks for another ranked win at Arkansas

October 6, 2021
After securing its first ranked win of the season against LSU last Friday, the Alabama women’s soccer team (7-6) looks for another win in Fayetteville, Arkansas, against the No. 7 Arkansas Razorbacks (9-2) on Oct. 7.
Alabama womens soccer earns ranked win against LSU

Alabama women’s soccer earns ranked win against LSU

October 4, 2021

In front of a crowd of over 1,100 fans, the Alabama women’s soccer team (7-6) defeated the No. 24 LSU Tigers (8-3) 1-0 after a late go-ahead goal. The win was Alabama’s first over a ranked opponent...

Alabama women’s soccer hosts LSU in Friday night showdown

Alabama women’s soccer hosts LSU in Friday night showdown

September 29, 2021
Following a three-goal loss to Vanderbilt on Sunday, the Alabama Crimson Tide (6-6) returns home to take on the No. 24 LSU Tigers (8-2).
Alabama womens soccer drops road match to Vanderbilt

Alabama women’s soccer drops road match to Vanderbilt

September 28, 2021

After defeating Missouri on Thursday, the Alabama Crimson Tide (6-6, 1-2) lost 3-0 in Nashville to the Vanderbilt Commodores (4-5-3, 1-1-1). The match was an impressive showing for the Commodore offense...

Late goal seals victory for Alabama soccer against Missouri

Late goal seals victory for Alabama soccer against Missouri

September 24, 2021

After an 85th minute go-ahead goal, the Alabama women’s soccer team (6-5, 1-1) defeated the Missouri Tigers (4-5, 0-2) on Thursday. The match was close from start to finish, with the teams tied at...

Alabama womens soccer seeks first conference win against Missouri

Alabama women’s soccer seeks first conference win against Missouri

September 22, 2021

Alabama women’s soccer (5-5, 0-1) will play its first home conference game against the Missouri Tigers (4-4, 0-1) on Thursday, Sept. 23. The Crimson Tide dropped its first SEC game at Ole Miss before...

Alabama falls to Ole Miss, defeats Utah Valley

Alabama falls to Ole Miss, defeats Utah Valley

September 21, 2021

Another weekend, another split for the Alabama women’s soccer team. The Crimson Tide faced off with the Ole Miss Rebels on Thursday, Sept. 16, and the Utah Valley Wolverines on Sunday, Sept. 19. Ole...

Alabama women’s soccer opens SEC play at Ole Miss

Alabama women’s soccer opens SEC play at Ole Miss

September 15, 2021
The Alabama women’s soccer team (4-4) opens up conference play against the Ole Miss Rebels (4-1-2) on Thursday, Sept. 16.
Alabama splits matches with TCU, UAB

Alabama splits matches with TCU, UAB

September 13, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team split its final two non-conference games before heading into SEC play.  Texas Christian University  The Crimson Tide dropped its Sept. 9 match by a score of 2-1 in...

Alabama women’s soccer falls to Samford, Memphis

Alabama women’s soccer falls to Samford, Memphis

September 6, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team dropped a two-game set this weekend.  Thursday, Sept. 2 The team fell to the Samford Bulldogs in a 1-0 home loss on Thursday, Sept. 2. The Crimson Tide dominated...

Alabama takes weekend home set against Lamar, Southern Miss

Alabama takes weekend home set against Lamar, Southern Miss

September 1, 2021
After falling 4-0 to Florida State last Sunday in Tallahassee, the UA women’s soccer team returned home to win back-to-back games in Tuscaloosa. 
Alabama soccer throttles Jacksonville State in season opener

Alabama soccer throttles Jacksonville State in season opener

August 21, 2021

The Alabama women’s soccer team defeated the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 4-0, in a rainy season opener on Thursday, Aug. 19.  The Crimson Tide dominated on the scoreboard and led in time of possession....

Alabama football players to watch this season

Alabama football players to watch this season

August 18, 2021

The Crimson Tide will kick off its season on Sept. 4 in Atlanta as it faces Miami. After a season with a perfect record and a national championship, the Crimson Tide lost 10 players to the NFL Draft, including...

Texas, Oklahoma set to join SEC by 2025

Texas, Oklahoma set to join SEC by 2025

July 31, 2021

The SEC unanimously accepted Texas and Oklahoma to the conference on Friday. The two universities are set to join by 2025 when their Big 12 agreements end.  “We would like to welcome Oklahoma and...

Alabama named Best in College Sports by CBS 

Alabama named Best in College Sports by CBS 

July 27, 2021

CBS Sports named the Alabama Athletics Department the Best in College Sports for the 2020-2021 season. The Crimson Tide is the first school in the Southeastern Conference to earn the title, and the...

Opinion | How TikTok is influencing the music industry

Opinion | How TikTok is influencing the music industry

April 4, 2021

Even people who don’t have TikTok on their home screen must find it hard to avoid the app’s influence.  Dances, challenges and comedy bits from the social media giant, which only allows video posts...

Mac Jones passes the torch to freshman Bryce Young during the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 11.

Opinion | Mac Jones was the answer

January 27, 2021
Alabama football had a year for the books. And though it wasn't Mac Jones who brought home the Heisman or won his seventh national title, the mark he leaves on Alabama football is indelible.
The pandemic has completely upended student life. But how are faculty doing?

The pandemic has completely upended student life. But how are faculty doing?

November 19, 2020
The best thing students can do to survive this school year is communicate. The instructors and professors who already struggle to get to know students in their classes are now faced with an even taller task: getting to know them through a screen.
Q&A: Dwayne Bryant talks Breonna Taylor, moving forward

Q&A: Dwayne Bryant talks Breonna Taylor, moving forward

October 21, 2020

Seven months ago, Louisville police officers used a battering ram to enter a woman’s apartment. Her name was Breonna Taylor. The police were serving a warrant as part of a drug investigation in which...

Opinion | Why Alabama is the best team in the country

Opinion | Why Alabama is the best team in the country

October 12, 2020

If you read the headline, you’re probably wondering if I watched the game on Saturday. I did in fact, and just like you I am disappointed.  In the defense.  Let’s not act like our offense didn’t...

Opinion | Mac Jones is the answer

Opinion | Mac Jones is the answer

September 22, 2020
In all honesty, I didn’t think we were going to get to see the 2020 Alabama football team play a single game this season. But now that we are, Mac Jones is the clear and only answer for the quarterback position this year.
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