Penn State makes case for playoff spot by winning Big Ten

Dec 4, 2016

Penn State makes case for playoff spot by winning Big Ten

As Penn State’s band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted “We Are Penn State.” It might have been more fitting if had it been “We are Penn State — and we are back.” Five ...

Defense carries Alabama past LSU

Nov 6, 2016

Defense carries Alabama past LSU

Alabama’s suffocating defense bottled up LSU running back Leonard Fournette and provided Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts the luxury of a few scoreless quarters to get accustomed to deafening Death Valley. Hurts finally escaped the grasps of LSU’s stingy defense on a 21-yard touchdown ...

Mar 25, 2016

Ex-NFL running back Turner dies

Former NFL and Alabama football player Kevin Turner has died after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 46. Turner’s father released a statement on Facebook Thursday announcing the death of the former Crimson Tide fullback, which was also posted to the Kevin Turner Foundation’s ...

Mar 22, 2016

Airbus test flies its first U.S.-built jetliner over Gulf

European aircraft maker Airbus is conducting a test flight for its first airplane made in the United States. A twin-engine A321 passenger jet took off Monday from the company’s new assembly plant at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama. Airbus says the three-hour flight over ...

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

Feb 3, 2016

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest. The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes ...

Alabama tops Clemson, wins NCAA crown

Jan 12, 2016

Alabama tops Clemson, wins NCAA crown

Alabama needed it all to win the toughest national title game it had ever played during the Nick Saban dynasty. All of its power. All of its speed. The last step toward making Alabama’s run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college ...