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Watch: Nick Saban appears to take shot at Nate Oats — 'There's no such thing as being in the wrong place at the wrong time'

Monday following Alabama football's first practice of the spring, head coach Nick Saban took to the podium and discussed highly-rated true freshman Tony Mitchell's recent arrest for possession of marijuana with intent and reportedly driving at 141 mph as he attempted to evade the police.

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'Demonstrably false': Alabama's Kai Spears, father release statements refuting NYT's reporting on fatal Tuscaloosa strip shooting involvement

Kai Spears and his father, the athletics director for Marshall University, have come out with statements of their own calling the New York Times' reporting "demonstrably false" and "100% inaccurate."

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Charles Barkley: Auburn, Alabama fans 'better be cheering' for each other; Picks Bama to win NCAA Tournament

Barkley said the two schools playing in-state was "great for Alabama" and added the two teams "should cheer for the other team."

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Alabama tops final AP college basketball poll of 2022-2023 season

The day after earning the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and winning the SEC Championship, the University of Alabama basketball team finished the 2022-2023 season as the No. 1 team in the country.

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'Get the f--- out of my face': AL(dot)com reporter confronts Bama fans with 'Killin' our way through the SEC in '23' T-shirt

Two Alabama basketball fans caused quite the stir in Nashville while cheering on their Crimson Tide at the SEC Basketball Tournament.

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Saban laments 'pay-for-play' NIL environment in NCAA — 'I don’t think that is even the best thing for the player'

In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated's Ross Dellenger, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban weighed in on the current name, image and likeness (NIL) setup for college athletes.

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Alabama falls to No. 4 in AP top 25 college basketball poll ahead of postseason

The University of Alabama men's basketball team heads into postseason play as the fourth-best team in the country and is still in solid position to be a one-seed in the NCAA Tournament.

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Bruce Pearl rips officiating after overtime loss to Alabama — 'Joke!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl voiced his frustration with the officiating following his team's overtime loss to No. 2 Alabama on Wednesday night.

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Rick & Bubba's Burgess pushes back against Bryan Cranston calling MAGA a 'racist remark' — 'That's just not true'

Wednesday, "Rick & Bubba Show" co-host Rick Burgess weighed in on actor Bryan Cranston, best known for his role in "Breaking Bad," describing the "Make America Great Again" slogan coined by former President Donald Trump as a "racist remark."

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OutKick's Dan Dakich rips Alabama as 'tone deaf' for handling of Brandon Miller; Suggests star player 'might just be evil' over pat-down celebration

Monday on OutKick's "Don't @ Me!," host Dan Dakich tore into the University of Alabama and star basketball player Brandon Miller over the fatal shooting that killed a young mother and the handling of Miller given his reported involvement.

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Alabama holds steady at No. 2 in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

After going undefeated last week, the University of Alabama men's basketball team remained the second-ranked team in the country.

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Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow facing up to 20 years after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud, drug conspiracy

Reverend Al Sharpton’s half-brother Kenneth Glasgow is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and drug conspiracy charges on Friday.

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Nate Oats: Brandon Miller pat-down celebration 'not appropriate' — 'I can assure you it won't happen again'

Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller is in hot water over his pre-game pat-down celebration during player introductions.

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Watch: South Carolina fans chant 'Lock him up' at Bama's Brandon Miller

The raucous crowd can be heard chanting "Lock him up" at Miller, and fans booed the player throughout the game while he had the ball.

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‘Indefensible’: Sports media call for Alabama to fire Nate Oats over handling of Brandon Miller

Alabama basketball head coach Nate Oats is under fire for recent comments he made and his handling of his players' alleged involvement in a shooting that left one person dead.

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Alabama falls one spot to No. 2 in AP poll after suffering first SEC loss

The University of Alabama's time as the top basketball team in the nation lasted only one week.

Jalen Hurts
Jalen Hurts on Super Bowl loss: 'You either win or you learn'

After the game, Hurts said it was a "tough" loss but that he would be able to "learn" from it.

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Alabama basketball jumps to No. 1 in the country for second time ever after taking down Auburn

The University of Alabama basketball team is now the top-ranked team in the country. This marks the second time in program history that Alabama has been ranked first overall.

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Hugh Freeze: 'The Auburn family is just neat'

During a Monday interview with Daily Wire's "Crain & Company," Auburn head football coach Hugh Freeze sounded off about his new job on the Plains.

Alabama up to No. 3, Auburn drops out of AP top 25

The University of Alabama basketball team moved up to No. 3 in the nation, while Auburn University's basketball team fell out of the Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll for the first time in 33 weeks.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as keynote speaker at ALGOP's Winter Dinner

The ALGOP on Wednesday announced that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be the special guest and keynote speaker at the upcoming Winter Dinner on March 9 in Birmingham.

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Alabama, Auburn fall in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

A tough week of games saw both Alabama and Auburn drop in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Cadillac Williams reflects on interim head coaching job — 'Thank God for the players'

During a recent interview on the "Bleav in Everything Auburn" podcast, Auburn associate head football coach Carnell "Cadillac" Williams recalled his time as interim head coach following Bryan Harsin's firing.

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Jason Campbell: Auburn Football radio analyst gig 'a special opportunity' — 'I love Auburn'

Tuesday on Birmingham FM radio's "McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning," former Auburn and NFL quarterback Jason Campbell discussed his new role as a radio analyst for the Auburn Sports Network.

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Alabama No. 2, Auburn No. 15 in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

The University of Alabama now boasts the second-best team in the country, and Auburn University is back in the top 15 in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

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Charles Barkley: 'Painful for me to say' but 'Alabama's the best team in the country'

During a Wednesday appearance on "The Next Round," former Auburn basketball star and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley called Alabama's basketball team "the best team in the country."

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Alabama holds steady at No. 4, Auburn leaps 5 spots to No. 16 in AP top 25 college basketball poll

Both Alabama and Auburn continue to remain among the top basketball teams in the country.

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