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Football games send viewers to TV on cold weekend

Jan. 19, 2022 20:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL wild card games and the NCAA football championship gathered millions of people in front of their television sets on a cold winter weekend. An average of 30.5 million people watched the NFL's wild card games on television and digitally over the weekend, which...

Nick Saban, others urge Manchin to protect voting rights

Jan. 18, 2022 20:13 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and other prominent sports figures with ties to West Virginia have urged U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to support sweeping legislation to protect the right to vote. Saban was joined by NBA Hall of Famer Jerry...

Alabama cornerback Armour-Davis declares for NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2022 17:02 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Armour-Davis announced his decision Saturday on social media, saying “my time here has definitely prepared me for the next step.” He tied for the...

Alabama WR Williams, offensive lineman Evans enter NFL draft

Jan. 13, 2022 15:17 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama offensive stars Jameson Williams and Evan Neal are entering the NFL draft and skipping their senior seasons. The two All-Americans announced their decisions Thursday on social media. Williams led Crimson Tide receivers with 1,572 yards...

No. 4 Auburn holds off rival No. 24 Alabama, 81-77

Jan. 12, 2022 00:24 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This time the Auburn Tigers got to celebrate at the end against their in-state rivals, mimicking the Alabama football team's signature Karate Kid pose on the court. Freshman Jabari Smith scored a season-high 25 points and Allen Flanigan made four straight...

Silver lining: Young, Alabama should contend again in 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 14:54 PM EST

It never seems hard for Alabama to find a silver lining amid a late-night gloom and doom of a season-ending defeat. The Crimson Tide (13-2) fell short of a repeat national championship with a 33-18 loss to Georgia in Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship game. ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Final rankings and future prospects

Jan. 11, 2022 12:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A season notable for upsets and highly ranked teams losing ended with a No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 that was not particularly surprising. Georgia finished No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank after starting the season at...

Georgia, Tide, Michigan, Cincinnati, Baylor top final Top 25

Jan. 11, 2022 11:06 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Georgia is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll of the season after winning its second national title by beating Alabama. The Bulldogs received all 61 first-place votes in the poll presented by Regions Bank to be a unanimous No. 1 for the...

Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama

Jan. 11, 2022 10:49 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Confetti rained down on Georgia. The Bulldogs fans chanted “Kir-by, Kir-by!” Four decades of pent-up emotion were unleashed Monday night as the Bulldogs snapped a frustrating national championship drought by vanquishing their nemesis. Stetson...

Column: Georgia wipes away 41 years of frustration

Jan. 11, 2022 10:35 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After 41 agonizing years, the Georgia Bulldogs were not about to let another championship slip through their fingers. Not even after a bizarre fumble and recovery handed Alabama a go-ahead touchdown with just over 10 minutes to go in the national title game...