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Senators Tuberville, Manchin working on bill to tackle NIL

Aug. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

Sens. Tommy Tuberville and Joe Manchin have reached out to college sports leaders, including the Southeastern Conference commissioner, for feedback and ideas on how to regulate the way athletes are compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Tuberville (R-Ala.), a former...

Alabama radio voice Eli Gold sidelined for start of season

Aug. 03, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama radio announcer Eli Gold will miss the start of the football season due to health issues. Jim Carabin, vice president and general manager of Crimson Tide Sports Marketing, said Wednesday that Chris Stewart will take over play-by-play duties...

ACC, SEC reap benefits from transfers moving between leagues

Jul. 22, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The plan wasn’t for Georgia Tech to lose top running back Jahmyr Gibbs as a transfer to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference. Yet the Atlantic Coast Conference school has found its share of help from the SEC, too, in the form of seven transfers. It’s a...

Media predict Alabama will beat Georgia in SEC championship

Jul. 22, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion Alabama was predicted to win a third consecutive Southeastern Conference title in voting by media attending this week's SEC Media Days. Alabama beat Georgia in last year's SEC championship game in Atlanta before losing to the Bulldogs in...

Georgia, Alabama coping with high expectations at top of SEC

Jul. 20, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — It's no easy task to live with expectations at the top of the Southeastern Conference. Alabama's 2021 season has been described as a disappointment even though the Crimson Tide won the SEC title and played in the national championship game. Georgia won...

Saban: Alabama players topped $3 million in NIL money

Jul. 19, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban has been vocal about his issues with the status quo in name, image and likeness deals and their use in recruiting. But it's not like Alabama's coach and his players haven't benefited, too. Saban said Crimson Tide players have made more than $3 million in...

Kiffin describes opening query about Saban as 'pretty usual'

Jul. 18, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin provided a strong hint he and other SEC coaches who were former assistants on Alabama coach Nick Saban’s staff, including Georgia coach Kirby Smart, may grow tired of questions about their former boss. Kiffin smirked when his first...

Mississippi, Alabama mourners praise officer killed on duty

Jun. 20, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A police officer killed on duty in Mississippi earlier this month is being remembered there and in his Alabama hometown as a person willing to serve any community where he worked. A memorial service was held Thursday in Meridian, Mississippi, for Meridian...

New film tells tale of former football player Wilbur Jackson

Jun. 12, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Less than an hour before the premiere of the documentary “Quiet Pioneer: The Wilbur Jackson Story,” co-producers Jon Nelson and Phil Cantor didn’t try to hide their emotions. “I am a nervous wreck because of the gravity of the project and the internal...

Saban on feud with Fisher: 'I have no problem with Jimbo'

May. 31, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban tried to put an end to his feud with Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday as Southeastern Conference leaders gathered for spring meetings at a resort on the Florida Gulf Coast. “I didn’t really say that anybody did anything...