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 ...

No. 7 Alabama runs over No. 4 LSU

Nov 8, 2015

No. 7 Alabama runs over No. 4 LSU

Hit after hit, run after punishing run, Derrick Henry and Alabama’s defense stole the show and proved they belong squarely in the College Football Playoff hunt. Henry ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns and the seventh-ranked Crimson Tide’s unrelenting defense smothered Leonard Fournette ...

Ole Miss rallies past rival Alabama

Sep 20, 2015

Ole Miss rallies past rival Alabama

With a desperation fling, Chad Kelly and No. 15 Mississippi ended a quarter century of futility at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Kelly completed a deflected 66-yard touchdown pass and added two more long ones in the fourth quarter and the Rebels held on to beat No. ...

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

Sep 7, 2015

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

Derrick Henry ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns and No. 3 Alabama beat No. 20 Wisconsin 35-17 on Saturday night in the opener for both teams. Jake Coker got the starting nod at quarterback for the Crimson Tide, and was 15-of-21 passing for ...