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Memphis wins 87-68 against North Alabama

Nov. 30, 2022 23:27 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kendric Davis had 18 points in Memphis' 87-68 win over North Alabama on Wednesday night. Davis shot 4 for 7 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 8 of 8 from the free throw line for the Tigers (5-2). DeAndre Williams scored 15 points while going 7 of 9 from the...

Florida Atlantic wins 84-59 over South Alabama

Nov. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Michael Forrest scored 17 points as Florida Atlantic beat South Alabama 84-59 on Wednesday night. Forrest shot 7 for 12, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Owls (6-1). Brandon Weatherspoon was 6 of 8 shooting (4 for 5 from distance) to add 16...

Deep South tornado outbreak: 2 dead from twister in the dark

Nov. 30, 2022 18:14 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A twister roaring out of the darkness smashed through a small Alabama community early Wednesday during an outbreak of tornadoes across the Deep South, killing a 39-year-old woman and her 8-year-old son on a street where generations of one family lived. One...

Man runs onto field during Tunisia-France match at World Cup

Nov. 30, 2022 11:43 AM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — A man ran onto the field with what appeared to be a Palestinian flag midway through the second half of the World Cup match between Tunisia and France on Wednesday. The man ran across the field at Education City. He did some acrobatic jumps before security...

Storms cause major tornadoes, flooding around the South

Nov. 30, 2022 04:22 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Residents in several towns across Louisiana and Mississippi took cover as tornado sirens blared late Tuesday, and forecasters warned of the threat of strong twisters capable of tracking long distances on the ground as a severe weather outbreak erupted in the Deep South. ...

Ohio State is 5 in second-to-last CFP rankings behind USC

Nov. 29, 2022 21:43 PM EST

Ohio State was No. 5 on Tuesday night in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, positioned to possibly take advantage if one of the top four slips up on championship weekend. Georgia (12-0) was No. 1 again. No. 2 Michigan (12-0) and No. 3 TCU (12-0) both moved up a...

Hugh Freeze asks Auburn fans for 'chance to earn your trust'

Nov. 29, 2022 16:26 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Hugh Freeze's checkered past in the Southeastern Conference means he'll have to win more than just games. He'll also have to win over Auburn fans. Freeze's return to the league more than five years after his scandal-plagued exit was greeted by considerable...

Prison captain arrested on ethics charges

Nov. 29, 2022 15:33 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prison captain and a former officer were arrested Monday on bribery and ethics charges, the state prison system confirmed. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Capt. Deaundra Johnson and Centauria Olds, a former prison lieutenant, were...

Alabama 'execution survivor' reaches settlement with state

Nov. 29, 2022 14:48 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — Alabama won't seek another lethal injection date for an inmate whose September execution had been halted because of problems establishing an intravenous line, according to the terms of a settlement agreement approved on Monday. The state agreed to never use...

Man sentenced for faking death to avoid sex abuse charges

Nov. 29, 2022 14:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for faking his own death in Alabama to avoid criminal charges of impregnating a teenage girl in his home state of Mississippi. Jacob Blair Scott was sentenced Monday in Alabama. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey...