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 ...

Field set for College Football Playoff

Dec 7, 2015

Field set for College Football Playoff

A college football season filled with fantastic finishes led to a sleepy selection Sunday. Top-seeded Clemson will play No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl in the first College Football Playoff semifinal on New Year’s Eve and No. 2 Alabama will face No. 3 ...

Michigan St. edges Iowa in thriller

Dec 6, 2015

Michigan St. edges Iowa in thriller

LJ Scott’s late lunge did more than put the ball across the goal line — it all but certainly put No. 5 Michigan State into the College Football Playoff. No matter how many times he got hit, the freshman kept powering forward. And with ...