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Canadian police searching for relatives of cremated Alabama man

Police in Canada are looking for family members in connection with a box containing the cremated remains of an Alabama man. According to The Toronto Star, a small box containing the remains was turned into the Peterborough County Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) detachment on June 25, 2017. Police say the...
RAINSVILLE, AL
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AHSAA football: Here’s how to live stream your favorite high school team

The Alabama high school football season is here, and you can stream your favorite team at NFHS Network. The NFHS Network is a streaming service for high school sports around the country and much more. The NFHS Network captures all of the events from your favorite schools, making sure you don’t miss a moment. You can stream thousands of live and on-demand high school sporting events from any device.
ALABAMA STATE

Giants put former Alabama wide receiver on IR

Former Alabama wide receiver Robert Foster has been placed on injured reserve, the New York Giants announced on Friday. Earlier on Friday, the Giants had announced that wide receiver Keeland Doss would be put on waivers. But New York pulled back Doss after Foster sustained a hamstring injury at practice on Friday.
TUSCALOOSA, AL

Downtown Huntsville Inc. CEO Chad Emerson stepping down

The founding CEO of Downtown Huntsville, Inc. is stepping down. DHI today announced that Chad Emerson will be leaving for a “startup opportunity” to be announced later. Emerson has been CEO of DHI since 2013. He previously served as director of city development for Montgomery, and as a consultant to more than 30 different cities on downtown and urban redevelopment strategies.
HUNTSVILLE, AL

Alabama RB Jahmyr Gibbs models his game after these 2 NFL stars

The praise has been nearly universal surrounding new Alabama back Jahmyr Gibbs. Since transferring from Georgia Tech, it’s clear he’s the frontrunner to succeed Brian Robinson as the first option from the backfield. It’s the versatility that’s made him such an interesting piece of the retooled puzzle for...
TUSCALOOSA, AL

Blake Sims says he has retired from football

Blake Sims is finished playing football, the former Alabama quarterback said on Friday. Appearing on Paul Finebaum’s debut on Twitter Spaces, Sims said: “I retired. I retired about two weeks ago. I was playing in the IFL. We fell one game short of the championship.”. Sims played for...
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A man’s 40-year quest to learn about his parents’ assassination in Guatemala

Editor’s note: This story first appeared on palabra, the digital news site by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. On a blazing afternoon in the Sonoran Desert, Jaime surveys the activity at the migrant shelter he manages in Tucson, Arizona. The place is abuzz. People are always arriving from government detention centers, and volunteers are trying to help them settle into what will be a difficult first few weeks and months in the United States.
TUCSON, AZ

How to get tickets to The Eagles almost sold out show in Birmingham

Everyone’s favorite band, The Eagles, will stop at Legacy Arena at The BJCC in Birmingham Monday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. for its “The Eagles Hotel California 2022 Tour.”. The show will include some of the band’s greatest hits, including songs from its infamous album (and namesake for the tour) “Hotel California.”
BIRMINGHAM, AL

Dan Mullen officially hired as ESPN college football analyst

Former Florida and Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has officially joined ESPN as a college football studio analyst, the network announced Friday. The 50-year-old Mullen will provide pre- and post-game analysis on ESPN2 on Saturdays, as well as on ESPN on Thursday and Friday nights. He will join anchor Kevin Connors and fellow analyst Sam Acho as part of ESPN2′s regular college football studio crew.
COLLEGE SPORTS

Texas names Quinn Ewers its starting quarterback for 2022 opener

Quinn Ewers will start at quarterback for Texas in its Sept. 3 season-opener vs. Louisiana-Monroe, school officials announced Friday. Ewers, a redshirt freshman who was the No. 1 quarterback recruit in the 2021 signing class, beat out sophomore Hudson Card for the starting job. The Longhorns host Alabama in Week 2 of the season.
AUSTIN, TX

Auburn’s 2022-23 nonconference hoops slate includes 4 NCAA Tournament teams

Auburn has finalized its nonconference slate for the upcoming season, which will include 13 regular-season matchups and a preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville. Five of Auburn’s nonconference opponents made the postseason last year, including four NCAA Tournament teams and one program that made the NIT field. Auburn’s 2022-23 campaign will...
AUBURN, AL

UAB fall practice report: Light day ahead of second scrimmage

The UAB football team wrapped up its 16th practice of fall camp Friday, ahead of its season opener against Alabama A&M, Thursday, Sept. 1, at Protective Stadium in Birmingham. A mild day with cloudy skies was on hand as the Blazers went through a light day of practice before their second scrimmage tomorrow.
BIRMINGHAM, AL