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LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Kiffin believes Ole Miss can produce consistent success

Dec. 9, 2019 4:53 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the Southeastern Conference vowing to lead Mississippi the kind of consistent success it has lacked for much of its history. “We didn’t come here to be good,” the new Ole Miss coach said Monday. “That’s not why we’re...

Hundreds attend vigil for slain Alabama officer

Dec. 9, 2019 8:57 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside an Alabama police department on Sunday to honor a police officer killed while conducting a drug enforcement operation. Mourners gathered near the Fallen Officer Memorial at the Huntsville Police Department to honor officer Billy Fred Clardy III,...

Alabama boy, 5, killed in crossfire during family dispute

Dec. 9, 2019 6:38 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy in Alabama died when he was struck by gunfire during an argument between two family members, Birmingham police confirmed. Police identified the child as Tanarius “TJ” Moore, news outlets reported on Sunday. Two family members were arguing outside a...

No. 13 Alabama, No. 14 Michigan play in the Citrus Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 9:11 PM EST

No. 13 Alabama (10-2, SEC) vs. No. 14 Michigan (9-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Alabama: WR DeVonta Smith, 65 catches, 1,200 yards, 13 touchdowns. Michigan: LB Josh Uche, 11.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks. NOTABLE Alabama: The Crimson Tide missed the College Football...

Alabama doesn't appeal injunction blocking abortion ban

Dec. 8, 2019 9:08 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's near-total abortion ban will remain blocked by a federal judge as a lawsuit over the ban plays out in court. Alabama did not appeal the court injunction that blocked the state’s near-total abortion ban from taking effect last month, according to the attorney...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Father: Navy victim shot standing watch fresh from boot camp

Dec. 8, 2019 6:28 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Fresh out of boot camp, Cameron Walters proudly told his father in Georgia during their nightly video chat that he had passed the exam qualifying him to stand watch and help secure building entrances at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. When news broke the next morning of shots...

Burrow, No. 1 LSU vs. Hurts, No. 4 Oklahoma in Peach Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The team that vanquished Alabama vs. the quarterback who left the Crimson Tide. Top-ranked LSU (13-0) will return to Atlanta on Dec. 28 to face Jalen Hurts and No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1) at the Peach Bowl semifinal in the College Football Playoff. The CFP selection committee announced the...

Sherod leads Richmond past S. Alabama 75-57

Dec. 8, 2019 6:03 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nick Sherod scored 17 points as Richmond beat South Alabama 75-57 on Sunday. Jacob Gilyard and Blake Francis added 15 points each for the Spiders. Gilyard also had eight rebounds, seven assists and six steals for the Spiders. Andre Gustavson had 10 points for Richmond (8-1), which...