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Nick Saban, Jimbo Fisher both miss the mark as they make their feud personal

Alabama coach Nick Saban and Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher made the business of college football recruiting too personal. Saban made that mistake when he said Wednesday night that Texas A&M "bought every player" in its 2022 class. Fisher responded with an all-timer of a press conference Thursday in defense of his program. Then he made the same mistake when he directed a series of insults that questioned Saban's success over his coaching career.

Nick Saban apologizes to Jimbo Fisher for NIL remarks; SEC reprimands both

A day after Alabama’s Nick Saban said that Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher “bought every player” on the Aggies’ team and made similar comments about Deion Sanders and Jackson State as well as Miami basketball, the Crimson Tide head coach apologized for his remarks. “I should have never singled anyone out,” Saban said on SiriusXM Radio on Thursday. “That was a mistake. I apologize for that.” SEC commissioner Greg Sankey also reprimanded Saban and Fisher on Thursday for what erupted into a war of words between the two foes. “The membership of the Southeastern Conference has established expectations for conduct and sportsmanship that...

Two car crash causing delays in Tuscaloosa

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A two vehicle crash is causing delays just off the interstate near police headquarters in Tuscaloosa. It happened at Ofc Trevor Phillips Avenue and Inv Dornell Cousette Street. One of the people involved was transported to the hospital. Please us caution in the area. Subscribe to...

Alabama Softball Hopes To Get Hot In Tuscaloosa Regional

Weather at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa will be blazing when the NCAA Regional Softball Tournament begins Friday afternoon. The host team, however, is not coming in hot. Alabama, the No. 6 seed nationally, limped home in regular season play, losing five of its final eight games including being shut out by Missouri and one-and-done in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Three Alabama players named to 2022 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list

The Lott IMPACT Trophy announced its watch list for the 2022 season Thursday, which featured 42 players. Alabama led all schools with three players on the watch list in linebackers Will Anderson and Henry To'o To'o and safety Jordan Battle, while five other program each had two candidates make the cut – Georgia, Notre Dame, Clemson, Iowa and Ohio State.
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Softball set to host NCAA Regional

The road to Oklahoma City starts in Tuscaloosa. Last weekend, Alabama softball (41-11, 16-8 SEC) was selected as the No. 6 national seed in the NCAA Softball Tournament, marking the 23rd straight tournament the Crimson Tide has appeared in. It is also the 17th straight tournament in which Alabama has received a national seed.
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3-year-old boy injured in shooting at Tuscaloosa apartments

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBMA) — A 3-year-old boy was injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department. Police said the shooting happened shortly after 4:00 p.m. at Village at Brook Meadows Apartments near the pool area. Police said the child was struck by gunfire,...

Ex-Florida State star said Alabama offered him “six figures” in HS recruitment

Everyone is weighing in on the Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud and NIL. Coach Saban stated he and his staff have done things the “right way” with NIL. An ex-Florida State star seems to have a different opinion on the Alabama football program. Travis Johnson, a former defensive lineman for the Seminoles in the early 2000s, said the Crimson Tide has been paying for players since the 1980s. He continued with Alabama offered him “six figures” in 1999/00.

Fans Upset With Likely Alabama vs. Texas Kickoff Time

FOX will officially televise this season's rare matchup between Alabama and Texas. While the network has yet to confirm the start time for the September 10 showdown, fans are already fearing an early kickoff. It's highly likely FOX will make this game the Big Noon Kickoff game for Week 2....

Nick Saban Apologizes for Singling Out Fisher, Sanders

Hours after Jimbo Fisher blasted Nick Saban and labeled him a narcissist after questionable comments from the Alabama coach, Saban apologized to not just the Texas A&M coach but also Deion Sanders. “I should have never singled anybody out,” Saban said on ESPNU radio’s Off-Campus. “That was a mistake and...