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Men's wheelchair basketball looking forward to 2015-16 season

October 30, 2015

At 6:30 on a Thursday morning, the University of Alabama men’s wheelchair basketball team begins practice on the cold courts of the Student Recreation Center.After the team finishes its warm-up drills,...

Soccer ends season with 3-1 loss to Arkansas

October 30, 2015

Coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team finished the season with a 3-1 loss to the Arkansas Razorbacks in Fayetteville on Thursday. Alabama has been eliminated from SEC Tournament contention...

Soccer loses home finale

October 25, 2015

Things got heated from the field to the sideline in the final game at the Alabama Soccer Complex this season as the Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 2-1.With a final spot in...

Alabama falls to Missouri

Alabama falls to Missouri

October 25, 2015

After a win on the road against the Georgia Bulldogs in the team's last outing, the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team lost a tough one at home in overtime to the Missouri Tigers 2-1.Despite tying the game...

Lutzenkirchen seeks to lead Alabama at home for the final time

Lutzenkirchen seeks to lead Alabama at home for the final time

October 23, 2015

On August 24, 2012, Abby Lutzenkirchen, a freshman from Marietta, Georgia, played her first game at the Alabama Soccer Complex in front of a crowd of over 1,200, Nervous before that game, veterans on the...

Soccer ends losing streaks in Athens

October 17, 2015

The Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team won its first road game of the season in Athens, Georgia defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 1-0 in double overtime to end a five-game losing streak.In front of a large...

Six soccer players return home when Alabama travels to Athens

Six soccer players return home when Alabama travels to Athens

October 14, 2015

Two weeks ago, the Alabama football team traveled to Athens, Georgia, to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs 38-10 to regain momentum after a tough loss to Ole Miss.After losing their last five matches, coach...

Soccer falls to Tennessee at home

October 11, 2015

After a 4-0 loss in College Station to the Texas A&M Aggies on Friday night, the Alabama soccer team returned home and dropped another game on Sunday to the Tennessee Volunteers 3-1.“We are playing...

Soccer loses fourth straight game

October 10, 2015

Coach Wes Hart and the Crimson Tide soccer team continued to struggle on the road, losing on Friday night in College Station to Texas A&M 4-0, dropping The team droped its fourth straight game and fifth...

The passing of the gloves

The passing of the gloves

October 8, 2015

At the age of four, Emily Rusk wanted to do everything like her big sister Katherine. So when Katherine started playing soccer, little sister Emily followed.Katherine would play the forward position while...

Mazen Osama brings professional experience to Alabama

Mazen Osama brings professional experience to Alabama

October 4, 2015

Watching his father and older brother playing on the tennis court inspired a 5-year-old Mazen Osama to pick up a tennis racket. Three years later, he played in his first tournament, and he won it. Now...

Soccer loses Iron Bowl in double overtime

October 2, 2015

After a chilly and windy night in Tuscaloosa for the Iron Bowl of soccer, the Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the Auburn Tigers in double overtime 2-1.Going into halftime down 1-0, The Crimson Tide rallied...

Alabama looking to restore momentum in Iron Bowl of soccer

Alabama looking to restore momentum in Iron Bowl of soccer

September 30, 2015

Since the late 1800s, the Alabama vs. Auburn football competition has been one of the greatest rivalries in sports history.Whether it’s the chants of “Roll Tide” or “War Eagle” rooming through...

Soccer drops 3-0 decision at South Carolina

September 28, 2015

Issues on the road continued for coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide Soccer team on Sunday. After dropping a 2-0 lead in the second half in their loss to the Ole Miss in Oxford, the Crimson Tide...

Alabama soccer falls to Ole Miss 3-2

September 25, 2015

Following last weekend’s loss on the football field, the Alabama soccer team couldn’t find redemption on the soccer field against the Ole Miss Rebels, losing 3-2 in Oxford.Coming off a season-high...

From the Olympic Stadium to Alabama Soccer Complex

From the Olympic Stadium to Alabama Soccer Complex

September 24, 2015

Standing on the field at Olympic Stadium in Montreal Celia Jimenez looks into the stands to see her parents. She then flashes back to the moment when she kicked her first soccer ball at the age of six.She...

Soccer tops Jacksonville State 2-0

September 21, 2015

After a tough loss to Kentucky on Friday night, Coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team bounced back at the Alabama Soccer Complex and defeated Jacksonville State 2-0.The Crimson Tide...

Alabama soccer drops its first home game

September 18, 2015

After two straight victories at home, the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team dropped its first home game of the season against the Kentucky Wildcats 1-0.In front of a large crowd of over 900 in Alabama Soccer...

Alabama soccer remains undefeated at home

Alabama soccer remains undefeated at home

September 17, 2015

The “I Believe” chants sound loud in the soccer complex. All three of Alabama's victories have come at home. Coach Wes Hart and the Crimson Tide soccer team will finish off a long four-game home stand...

Alabama wins second straight home game

Alabama wins second straight home game

September 14, 2015

The Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team finished the first weekend of a four game home stand with a 1-0 victory over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles.Friday night Alabama secured a 3-2 double overtime...

Alabama survives overtime thriller to begin SEC play.

September 12, 2015

A different field, but the results remained the same.After last year’s double overtime thriller in Baton Rouge, both teams battled once again, this time at the Alabama Soccer Complex. Alabama scored...

Soccer continues rivalry with LSU

Soccer continues rivalry with LSU

September 11, 2015

By Marquis Munson | Staff ReporterThe Alabama Crimson Tide football team has battled with the LSU Tigers over the years. Even though that rivalry will never hold up against their in-state rival the Auburn...

Same Madden, different year

Same Madden, different year

September 7, 2015

After playing Madden 16, many sports fans will play the game hoping that EA Sports come out with another NCAA Football.In September 2013, EA Sports announced that NCAA Football 14 would be the final game...

Soccer loses third road game

Soccer loses third road game

September 6, 2015

On Sunday night, Coach Wes Hart and the Alabama soccer team dropped their third loss of the season on the road against the Rhode Island Rams with a final score of 1-0.In the first period, Alabama tried...

Soccer game against Harvard ends in scoreless tie

September 4, 2015

On Friday, The Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team ended their second game of three straight road games with a scoreless tie against Harvard.Alabama failed to score in the first half. The Crimson Tide took...

Welch plays for wins, not credit

Welch plays for wins, not credit

September 4, 2015

As Wes Hart begins his coaching era in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Crimson Tide Soccer team, Emma Welch begins her journey on the field for his new look team.The freshman midfielder is making a name for...

Welch makes a name for herself on the field

September 2, 2015

As Wes Hart begins his coaching era in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Crimson Tide Soccer team, Emma Welch begins her journey onto the field for his new look team.The freshman midfielder is making a name for...

Alabama soccer loses second road game

Alabama soccer loses second road game

August 31, 2015

After a tough scoreless tie against Wake Forest on Friday night at the Alabama Soccer Complex, the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team dropped a 2-1 loss on the road against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles...

Soccer ties Wake Forest after weather delays

Soccer ties Wake Forest after weather delays

August 29, 2015

After a victory in their home season opener, Coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team returned home to the Alabama Soccer Complex on Friday night with a scoreless draw against the Wake...

Alabama soccer to host Wake Forest

Alabama soccer to host Wake Forest

August 27, 2015

In his first game in Tuscaloosa, coach Wes Hart and the Alabama soccer team made their home season debut in front of a large crowd at the Alabama Soccer Stadium, coming away with a 1-0 victory against...

Sweet Home Alabama: Soccer wins in coach Wes Hart's home debut

Sweet Home Alabama: Soccer wins in coach Wes Hart's home debut

August 24, 2015

After a hard-fought 1-0 loss to the Memphis Tigers in their season opener, head coach Wes Hart and the Alabama soccer team answered back with 1-0 victory against the Troy Trojans in their first home game...

Former Alabama football player Eryk Anders wins pro MMA debut

Former Alabama football player Eryk Anders wins pro MMA debut

August 24, 2015

After a successful amateur career, former Alabama football player Eryk Anders made his pro debut in mixed martial arts with a TKO victory 40 seconds into the first round against Joshua Raspberry at the...

Soccer falls 1-0 in season opener in Mephis

August 21, 2015

By Marquis Munson | Staff ReporterOn Friday night, first-year head coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team began their 2015 season with a loss to the Memphis Tigers 1-0 at Mike Rose Stadium...

Cooper looks to make NFL mark

Cooper looks to make NFL mark

August 19, 2015

Last season, Amari Cooper electrified fans with his big play skills on the field of Bryant-Denny Stadium and the rest of the SEC. Now the 6’4”, wide receiver from Miami, Florida, looks to do the same...

Welter positioned to make NFL history as coach

Welter positioned to make NFL history as coach

July 29, 2015

Back in 2014, former San Antonio Silver Star Becky Hammon became the first hired female assistant coach in the NBA when she landed a job on Gregg Popovich’s San Antonio Spurs coaching staff. One year...

Kentucky's Lewis looks to past as motivation

Kentucky's Lewis looks to past as motivation

July 22, 2015

Kentucky’s senior nose guard Melvin Lewis may be a big guy, standing at 6 feet 4 inches and weighing 332 pounds, but it was his big heart toward adversity on and off the field that was the story at last...

Fournette overcomes hardships, excels in SEC

July 22, 2015

By Marquis Munson | Contributing Writer
Leonard Fournette has been through the storm to become one of the best players in college football.In his sophomore season, the LSU Tigers running back has become...

Muschamp brings new energy to Auburn Tigers defense line

Muschamp brings new energy to Auburn Tigers defense line

July 15, 2015

HOOVER — On Monday, the Auburn Tigers kicked off SEC Media Days in Hoover. The big question going into Auburn’s media time was improvement on the defensive side of the ball.In December 2014, after...

Changes in offensive strategies to improve Vanderbilt's record

Changes in offensive strategies to improve Vanderbilt's record

July 15, 2015

HOOVER — Vanderbilt was the last team to speak on Monday’s session of SEC Media Days. It was also the last on the record book in the SEC in the 
2014 season.In Derek Mason’s first season as head...

Gamecocks look to recover from season

Gamecocks look to recover from season

July 15, 2015

HOOVER — Head coach Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks kicked off the second day of SEC Media Days on Tuesday. The Gamecocks finished last season 7-6, 3-5 in the SEC, but 
Spurrier said...

Tennessee Volunteers hope to compete with SEC

Tennessee Volunteers hope to compete with SEC

July 15, 2015

HOOVER — Tennessee came into SEC Media Days on Tuesday with expectations set by the media and itself that this could be the season the team contends with the SEC East.In his third season as head coach,...

Brady punished for Goodell's prior mistakes

Brady punished for Goodell's prior mistakes

July 1, 2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been to six Super Bowls, winning four. But his battle with the National Football League to prove his innocence in the infamous "Deflategate" scandal is proving...

Inaugural Malibu Cup part of July 4 events on river

Inaugural Malibu Cup part of July 4 events on river

July 1, 2015

On the Fourth of July weekend, the Pro Ski Tour will host the Inaugural Malibu Cup in Alabama featuring some of the best of the best in water skiing for Pro Men and Women Slalom, ski show and exhibitions.The...

Lakers should draft Jahil Okafor

Lakers should draft Jahil Okafor

June 24, 2015

This Thursday, the 2015 NBA Draft gets underway and teams will try to rebuild their organizations with some of the most talented college and international players. One of those teams in dying need of rebuilding...

Burks wins women's long jump title on 5th attempt

Burks wins women's long jump title on 5th attempt

June 17, 2015

For Alabama’s Quanesha Burks, the fifth time’s the charm.On her fifth attempt of the day, Burks jumped a wind-aided 22 feet, 8 inches in the women’s long jump. She had another attempt, but she didn’t...

Deas trains heavyweight champion Wilder

Deas trains heavyweight champion Wilder

June 10, 2015

Jay Deas has followed boxing his whole life. His brother, Tommy, used to write for various national boxing publications and his father would take them to all the fights within 100 miles. While attending...

Deontay Wilder prepares for heavyweight defense

Deontay Wilder prepares for heavyweight defense

June 3, 2015

Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, stepped into SKYY Boxing Gym in Northport on a rainy Thursday afternoon for his media workouts. Wilder is preparing for his World Boxing Council...

LeBron James surrounded by best team

LeBron James surrounded by best team

June 3, 2015

LeBron James’ return to Cleveland was one of the biggest moves in NBA history. The break-up between the organization and James in 2010 left the city of Cleveland broken and bitter as it watched its basketball...

Ray Rice blackballed by teams, not league

Ray Rice blackballed by teams, not league

June 3, 2015

By Marquis MunsonThe American criminal justice system holds as a central tenet that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty. However, in sports you are innocent until off-the-field scrutiny. Those...

Lakers struggle to start season after departure of coach

Lakers struggle to start season after departure of coach

November 5, 2014

As Kendrick Lamar said in his famous “Control” verse, “If Phil Jackson came back, still no coaching me.” But if you watched the last couple seasons of the Los Angeles Lakers, it would be safe to...

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