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No. 14 Alabama retains a share of 1st place in the SEC with a 103-88 win over Mississippi

Feb. 29, 2024 00:08 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mark Sears scored 26 points and No. 14 Alabama held on to its share of first place in the Southeastern Conference with a 103-88 win over Mississippi on Wednesday night. Sears, a 6-foot-1 guard and the SEC’s leading scorer at 20.4 points a game, was 8 for 14...

Margrave's 18 lead South Alabama over Southern Miss 73-70

Feb. 28, 2024 23:02 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Julian Margrave scored 18 points to help South Alabama defeat Southern Miss 73-70 on Wednesday night. Tyrell Jones made two free throws with 21 seconds left to cap the scoring. Margrave was 6 of 11 shooting (6 for 10 from 3-point range) for the...

Patients urge Alabama lawmakers to restore IVF services in the state

Feb. 28, 2024 20:57 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — LeeLee Ray went through eight miscarriages, one ectopic pregnancy and multiple surgeries before turning to surrogacy in her hopes of having a child. She and her husband found a surrogate through a matching program, and they hoped to soon transfer frozen...

Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments

Feb. 28, 2024 18:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would protect access to in vitro fertilization, objecting to a vote on the issue Wednesday even after widespread backlash to a recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that threatens the practice. Sen. Cindy...

A coach asks 'When are we going to ban court storming?' A solution isn't seen as all that easy

Feb. 28, 2024 16:41 PM EST

College basketball fans have been storming courts to celebrate for at least 75 years. Kurt Kemper, a history professor at Dakota State who has written about college sports, recalls that students and cheerleaders alike took to the court at Madison Square Garden after City College won...

The Biden campaign is launching a nationwide effort to win the women's vote. Jill Biden will lead it

Feb. 28, 2024 15:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden 's campaign on Wednesday announced it is launching “Women for Biden-Harris,” a new nationwide program to organize and mobilize female voters to give him and Vice President Kamala Harris a second White House term. Biden's wife, Jill, will lead the effort. ...

Alabama House advances bill to give state money for private and home schooling

Feb. 28, 2024 10:49 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have advanced a school voucher-like program that could provide eligible families with state dollars to help pay for private school or home school expenses. The Alabama House of Representatives voted 69-34 Tuesday for the proposal that now...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Feb. 28, 2024 07:15 AM EST

Cullman Times. February 22, 2024. Editorial: High costs, low profits ... would you want this job? (and why we should thank those who do) Each month from April to November, we publish a special page, “Thank a Farmer.” Typically, the contents of that section...

Griffen leads No. 14 Alabama against Ole Miss after 21-point game

Feb. 28, 2024 04:15 AM EST

Alabama Crimson Tide (19-8, 11-3 SEC) at Ole Miss Rebels (19-8, 6-8 SEC) Oxford, Mississippi; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Crimson Tide -6; over/under is 166 BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Alabama visits the Ole Miss Rebels after Rylan Griffen...

South Alabama hosts Curbelo and Southern Miss

Feb. 28, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Southern Miss Golden Eagles (16-13, 9-7 Sun Belt) at South Alabama Jaguars (14-15, 6-10 Sun Belt) Mobile, Alabama; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jaguars -3.5; over/under is 147 BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss visits the South Alabama Jaguars...