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Troy tops South Alabama 37-13 in Battle for the Belt

Oct. 16, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt. Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in the fourth quarter for Troy's...

Police search of apartments fails to locate missing girl

Oct. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday. Live video from news outlets showed police blocking off a street and the sound of a law...

Vols QB Maurer will be game-time decision for No. 1 Alabama

Oct. 16, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says quarterback Brian Maurer's status for the Volunteers' Saturday matchup at No. 1 Alabama will be a game-time decision after the freshman sustained a concussion last week. Pruitt had said Monday that Maurer had taken some reps at the previous night's...

The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl

Oct. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a birthday party. WHNT-TV reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $20,000 reward for information that...

Alabama releases copy of execution procedures

Oct. 16, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Wednesday made its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge. The Alabama Department of Corrections filed a redacted copy of its execution procedure with the federal court following a legal fight with news outlets over the release of the...

New SEC faces get opportunity after offseason talent drain

Oct. 16, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — There will be plenty of new faces with an opportunity to make an impact in the Southeastern Conference now that the upperclassmen who dominated the league last year have departed. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl is confident the league will remain strong, even after losing 12 of its top 13...

Wade, Pearl trying to build on success amid NCAA questions

Oct. 16, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl and LSU's Will Wade are both hoping to build on big seasons while dealing with a major potential challenge for their respective programs off the court. Both programs were at the center of a federal corruption investigation into college basketball. Pearl and...

LSU, Alabama, now leading SEC's offensive evolution

Oct. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU are in the process of turning long-held perceptions of the Southeastern Conference upside down. They are the highest-scoring teams in the nation at the midway point of this college football season. That should shatter any lingering notions that the SEC...

The Latest: Stackhouse headlines 4 new SEC head coaches

Oct. 16, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference men's basketball media day (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Former NBA standout Jerry Stackhouse is back in school — now as a coach. Stackhouse, who played for 18 years in the NBA, is a first-time college coach at Vanderbilt after receiving...

Burrow brings No. 5 Tigers back to beat No. 7 Florida 42-28

Oct. 16, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to beat No. 7 Florida 42-28 Saturday night. Facing a Florida defense that came in leading the nation in interceptions and leading...