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Davis hits go-ahead 3, No. 23 Tennessee women beat Alabama

Jan. 20, 2020 9:25 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rennia Davis sank a long go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left and No. 23 Tennessee beat Alabama 65-63 on Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak in the series. Tennessee was ahead for most of the game until Alabama took its first lead since the opening minutes at 59-58 on...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, center, and general manager John Lynch, right, celebrate while interviewed by Terry Bradshaw after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers won 37-20 to advance to Super Bowl 54 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Also pictured at bottom left is Mike Shanahan. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers impressive turnaround leads to Super Bowl appearance

Jan. 20, 2020 7:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As the celebration raged in the victorious 49ers locker room, general manager John Lynch showed off a "Mobile to Miami" T-shirt that symbolized the turnaround in San Francisco. The team that was so bad a year ago that the coaching staff got rewarded with a week coaching the...

Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Baylor jumps Zags to give AP poll record-tying seventh No. 1

Jan. 20, 2020 2:23 PM EST

Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week. That doesn't mean they didn't move around, too. The Bears (15-1) leaped over the Bulldogs and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, using wins over Iowa State and...

Alabama megachurch buys more property for new college campus

Jan. 19, 2020 12:16 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation's largest churches continues buying property for a planned new campus for Highlands College, which trains ministers. Church of the Highlands is purchasing the land near the former Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham, reported. The church this month...

Driver, 2 children die in fiery wreck on rural Alabama road

Jan. 19, 2020 10:58 AM EST

WEDOWEE, Ala. (AP) — An adult and two children have been killed in a fiery early morning wreck on a rural Alabama highway, authorities said. The driver of a vehicle on state Highway 48 in Randolph County was trying to make a turn early Sunday while speeding and struck a tree head on, the Alabama Law...

In this recent photo, Dena Little poses at Storybook Farm in Opelika, Ala. Since beginning Storybook Farm 18 years ago, Little and the organization's volunteers have helped around 10,000 children.  (Jasmyne Ray/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)

Storybook Farm gives children back their childhood

Jan. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EST

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Dena Little understands the value of the human-animal bond and how it effects people, having grown up around animals, horses in particular, Taking bond a step further, she has come up with ways to help children going through difficult times. Little runs Storybook Farm, founded in 2002,...

In this Monday, Jan. 17, 2020 photo, Wesley Lowman sits for a portrait at Austin High School in Decatur, Ala. The Austin High senior created a computer application to help elementary students with math skills, and it was selected to represent the Fifth Congressional District at #HouseOfCode. He'll demonstrate the app in March at the U.S. Capitol. (Dan Busey/The Decatur Daily via AP)

Austin student to demonstrate app on Capitol Hill

Jan. 19, 2020 12:01 AM EST

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Lowman said the reason he created a computer application to help elementary students improve their math skills while playing games is pretty simple. “Elementary school is a critical time, and I see a lot of disinterest in math among students,” the Austin High...

Ewuosho lifts Alabama St. past Alabama A&M 65-56

Jan. 18, 2020 9:39 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tobi Ewuosho posted 14 points and seven rebounds as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 65-56 on Saturday. Brandon Battle had 13 points for Alabama State (3-15, 2-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Leon Daniels added 13 points. Decardo Day had 11 points and six rebounds. Cameron...

North Alabama holds off late Florida Gulf Coast rally, 70-65

Jan. 18, 2020 7:29 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Agnew had 17 points as North Alabama narrowly beat Florida Gulf Coast 70-65 on Saturday. Mervin James had 13 points for North Alabama (8-11, 3-3 Atlantic Sun Conference). C.J. Brim added 13 points and Jamari Blackmon had 11, including four straight free throws in the final...

Petty's 20 points leads Alabama past Missouri 88-74

Jan. 18, 2020 7:07 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama made 3-pointers early, overcame foul trouble late and took advantage of Missouri's shooting struggles everywhere but the free throw line. John Petty scored 20 points and Alex Reese and Jaden Shackelford each had 17 to lead the Crimson Tide to an 88-74 victory over Missouri...