Latest Alabama News

BYU quarterback Zach Wilson throws a pass during the first half against Troy in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)

Wilson throws for 392 yards, No. 18 BYU routs Troy 48-7

Sep. 27, 2020 2:56 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for a career-high 392 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 18 BYU to a 48-7 victory over Troy on Saturday night. Wilson’s previous career high was 317 passing yards against Western Michigan in the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Against Troy, he completed 23 of...

Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, center, pulls down a reception between Missouri's Tyree Gillespie, right, and Ishmael Burdine, left, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 2 Crimson Tide rolls on offense to 38-19 win over Mizzou

Sep. 26, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nick Saban has never lost a season opener while coaching Alabama. Then again, he'd never had one like this. Yet despite an offseason largely scrapped by the coronavirus pandemic, and a delayed start to the season, Saban's second-ranked Crimson Tide looked just fine as they began their...

Auburn wide receiver Seth Williams (18) catches a pass for a touchdown over Kentucky defensive back Kelvin Joseph (1) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

Sep. 26, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The first half ended with both teams feeling as if they were robbed of touchdowns. The second half was about Bo Nix, Seth Williams and Auburn's passing game. Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Sarah Collins Rudolph and her husband, George Rudolph, discuss their worries about the upcoming Donald Trump presidency in their home in Birmingham, Ala..  Rudolph, the survivor of the 1963 church bombing that killed four little girls, is seeking an apology and restitution from the state of Alabama.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution

Sep. 26, 2020 8:29 AM EDT

More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black girls. The “fifth little girl,” Sarah Collins Rudolph, survived but still has shards of glass in her body from the blast that took her sister, her right eye and her dreams of...

File-Miami quarterback D'Eriq King (1) leaps for a second-quarter touchdown against UAB during an NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. King will lead Miami against Florida State Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP, File)

Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins

Sep. 25, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

The stakes have not recently been what they used to be for the Florida State-Miami rivalry, but the Seminoles and Hurricanes usually put on a good show. Before Miami won easily last year, the ‘Canes and ’Noles played five straight games decided by five points or fewer. A pandemic-altered college...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty delivers during first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/David Dermer) Pennsylvania

LEADING OFF: NL playoff race wide open, AL nearly locked in

Sep. 25, 2020 2:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ CRUNCH TIME Eight teams in the National League are vying for four available postseason spots heading into the regular season’s final weekend, and Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty can get St. Louis a crucial win in the opener of a doubleheader against...

Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Blue Jays clinch 1st playoff spot since 2016, beat Yanks 4-1

Sep. 24, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Barred from playing in their own ballpark this year because of COVID-19, the vagabond Toronto Blue Jays have found a home in the playoffs. The slumping New York Yankees, meanwhile, look likely to play on the road in the postseason, where they’ve struggled all year. Hyun Jin Ryu...

Brown, Watkins have big nights in UAB's 42-10 win

Sep. 24, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Brown rushed for three touchdowns in setting a UAB career record, fellow senior Austin Watkins Jr. had a career-high 183 yards receiving with a score, and the Blazers defeated South Alabama 42-10 on Thursday night. Brown, the second-leading active career FBS rusher behind...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty delivers during first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/David Dermer) Pennsylvania

LEADING OFF: NL playoff race wide open, AL nearly locked in

Sep. 24, 2020 10:45 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ CRUNCH TIME Eight teams in the National League are vying for four available postseason spots heading into the regular season’s final weekend, and Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty can get St. Louis a crucial win in the opener of a doubleheader against...

Dr. Deborah Birx, right, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, speaks at a press conference along LSU interim President Tom Galligan, left, after one of several roundtable discussions with LSU officials and others, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 in the LSU Foundation Training Room in Baton Rouge, La.   (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP)

Birx: Not considering leaving coronavirus task force

Sep. 24, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Thursday pushed back against a report that said she was distressed over the direction of the task force and was considering leaving. During a livestreamed news conference at Auburn University in Alabama, Birx was asked...