TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban will make $11.5 million in the final year under a new eight-year contract that’s worth at least $84.8 million. The university released details Monday of Saban’s previously announced deal, after the board of trustees’ compensation committee formally approved it. Saban, who has won a record seven national […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs selected guard Josh Primo of Alabama with the No. 12 pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft, adding a 6-foot-5 guard as they rebuild through youth. Primo averaged 8.1 points and 3.5 rebounds in his lone season with the Tide. The 18-year-old was born in Toronto and played […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Big Ten is mostly embracing the notion of College Football Playoff expansion. Commissioner Kevin Warren has not definitively backed the proposal to grow the CFP from four to 12 teams, wanting to give time for his constituents to chime in. Coaches seem to like the idea, including the one current Big […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the favorite to repeat as Southeastern Conference champion while Georgia is the pick to win the Eastern Division in the media’s annual preseason poll. In voting by media covering SEC media days released Friday, the defending national champion Crimson Tide received 84 votes to win the league while Georgia […]
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Count Nick Saban among those unable to predict the impact of the many recent changes in college athletics, including the ability for players to make money off their brand. “I almost feel that anything that I say will probably be wrong because there’s no precedent for the consequences that some of […]
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Georgia quarterback JT Daniels has long been a believer in fellow former California prep stars Matt Corral and Bryce Young. Now all three are starting quarterbacks on the other side of the country in the Southeastern Conference. From Pasadena, Young is entering his first season as defending national champion Alabama’s presumed […]
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference front-runners Alabama and Georgia upgraded their depth and talent, adding key players when the transfer floodgates opened wide. Alabama landed inside linebacker Henry To’o To’o from Tennessee and ex-Ohio State wide receiver Jameson Williams. Georgia’s bounty included former LSU tight end Arik Gilbert and some much-needed defensive back help. […]
Once a dominant pitcher for East Carter High School in Kentucky, Alabama junior Montana Fouts made a name for herself by throwing a perfect game against UCLA in the Women’s College World Series. She hopes to build off that momentum to help the Tide win a national title next season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban, who has won a record seven national championships, has agreed to a three-year contract extension running through the 2029 season. Alabama announced the extension on Monday, including $8.425 million in base salary and talent fee for the current contract year with annual raises of unspecified amounts. The […]
The Longhorns are busy getting ready for the 2021 season. Adding Keilan Robinson increases their chances of having one of the best offenses in the Big 12.