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Hearing scheduled in case of UFC fighter’s stepdaughter

Nov. 20, 2019 4:55 AM EST

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a man charged in the kidnapping of a missing college student who’s the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris. Ibraheem Yazeed is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday. Yazeed is charged in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah...

LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia remain atop CFP rankings

Nov. 19, 2019 9:04 PM EST

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota. The...

Suspect’s DNA sought in case of UFC fighter’s stepdaughter

Nov. 19, 2019 3:31 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Investigators are seeking a DNA sample from a man charged in the kidnapping of a missing college student who’s the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed a motion seeking permission to take a DNA sample from Ibraheem Yazeed. A judge said he will...

Doughty, Wiley lead No. 19 Auburn past Colgate, 91-62

Nov. 18, 2019 11:25 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn quickly left undersized and overmatched Colgate with no room for error. The 19th-ranked Tigers started 5-for-5 from the field and 3-for-3 from beyond the arc in the opening four minutes, putting an early stamp on what became a 91-62 victory on Monday night. Samir Doughty scored...

Media fighting gag order in case of missing Alabama student

Nov. 18, 2019 7:58 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Media companies are asking a judge to lift a gag order in the kidnapping case against a man charged in the disappearance of a missing Alabama college student. Ten companies and organizations representing multiple news outlets filed the request Monday in the case of 29-year-old Ibraheem...

Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after his surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 6:49 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no timeline for Tagovailoa’s recovery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Tagovailoa is expected to recover...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Separation at top around country

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

Separation at the top and a few random scheduling quirks has allowed the AP college football poll voters to work a little easier this season than last. No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson held their spots in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank this week. The only movement in the top five was Georgia...

Former Auburn, NBA player Marquis Daniels in auto accident

Nov. 17, 2019 7:16 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn and NBA player Marquis Daniels was injured in an automobile accident. An Auburn basketball spokesman says Daniels was in the accident Saturday night in Auburn and was transported to a Birmingham hospital for treatment. The spokesman didn’t disclose any further...

AP Top 25: Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4; OU up to 8

Nov. 17, 2019 2:06 PM EST

Georgia edged past Alabama to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll after the Bulldogs had a quality road victory and the Crimson Tide lost star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for the season. LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 54 first-places votes. No. 2 Ohio State...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EST

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU. The junior quarterback seemed done for the day with the Crimson Tide up...