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Saban honored with the Icon Award at the 2024 ESPYS

Thursday evening, former Alabama head football coach Nick Saban received the Icon Award at the 2024 ESPYS.

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Six Alabama football players make EA Sports College Football 25 Top 100 players list

After an 11-year hiatus, EA Sports will release its college football video game next Friday, July 19.

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First two statues for sports ‘Heroes Plaza' arrive in Mobile: Hank Aaron, Satchel Paige

Statues of Hank Aaron and Satchel Paige arrived in Mobile July 2 as part of "Hall of Fame Walk."

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Watch: Emotional Bo Jackson reflects on career after being inducted into Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

The legendary Bo Jackson was officially inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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Former NFL QB JaMarcus Russell fired from Williamson High School coaching position; Accused of stealing $74K donation intended for alma mater

Former first-round NFL Draft pick JaMarcus Russell has reportedly been relieved of his duties as assistant football coach at his alma mater, Williamson High School in Mobile. He is facing a lawsuit regarding a $74,000 donation intended for the school.

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Auburn forward Jaylin Williams signed by Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets decided to give the long-time Auburn forward a chance to earn a roster spot.

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Watch: Auburn basketball camp opens with national anthem

Auburn basketball is hosting two camps this week, and head coach Bruce Pearl shared a video on Thursday showing he opens his camps every day by playing the national anthem.

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Auburn basketball's Bruce Pearl talks roster, schedule

With tipoff coming in about four months, the Auburn Tigers men's basketball team has turned its attention to the 2024-2025 season.

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On3's Andy Staples: Kalen DeBoer, Alabama are 'going to be a force to be reckoned with on the recruiting trail'

After the retirement of Nick Saban, the greatest college coach of all time, many football fans across the nation believed that Alabama would take a huge step back in recruiting.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Kerri Strug coming to Baldwin County Sept. 5; Heroine of 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics

Olympic hero Kerri Strug to speak in Daphne on September 5.

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Watch: Timelapse of Rickwood Field renovations ahead of MLB game

The City of Birmingham spent $4.5 million for the renovations to bring the field up to MLB standards while also keeping Rickwood’s history and legacy intact.

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'Coming back here is not easy': Reggie Jackson talks about his return to Rickwood Field (Video)

Birmingham is a much different place in 2024 than it was in 1967. But that doesn't make it easy to come back for 14-time Major League Baseball All-Star Reggie Jackson.

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More than just a game: Birmingham's Rickwood Field honors Willie Mays with first-ever MLB matchup

On a night when it was about a whole lot more than baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants faced off at Rickwood Field in Birmingham.

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'Say Hey Kid': MLB Hall of Famer Willie Mays dead at 93

Just days before being honored in his hometown for Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field, legendary outfielder Willie Mays passed away "peacefully" at his home in San Francisco, Calif.

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Birmingham native, MLB Hall of Famer Willie Mays to miss Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field

Baseball legend Willie Mays announced that he would not be making the trip back home this week to watch Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field in Birmingham.

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Charles Barkley: 'Next year is going to be my last year on television'

Auburn basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has become a staple of both NBA and March Madness television coverage, but that appears to soon be coming to an end after 25 years.

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Alabama, Auburn no longer hosting AHSAA Super 7 due to CFP expansion

The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced on Wednesday that the University of Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium and Auburn University's Jordan-Hare Stadium will no longer be in the rotation to host the Super 7 championships.

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Auburn's Pearl calls out MSNBC host for questioning Israel's morals in rescuing hostages from Palestine: 'Whose side are you on?'

On Sunday, Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl responded to MSNBC host Ayman Mohyeldin's questioning of Israel's tactics in rescuing hostages held by Palestine as the two countries continue to wage war on each other.

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‘First Mama’ of Alabama football, Norma Rutledge, dies in Tuscaloosa

Norma Rutledge, longtime dorm mother of Bryant Hall Athletic Dorm, has died in Tuscaloosa at age 86.

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AHSAA names Heath Harmon new executive director

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) named Oxford High School principal Heath Harmon their new executive director on Thursday.

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Future Auburn coaching legend Ralph ‘Shug’ Jordan survived D-Day, WWII 80 years ago

80 years ago, Selma's Ralph Shug Jordan was getting ready to launch onto the French coast for D-Day.

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Auburn names Chris and Kate Malveaux as co-head softball coaches

Auburn has filled its softball head coaching vacancy.

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Jax State band headed to France for ‘D-Day at 80 Years’ performance

The Jacksonville State University (JSU) Marching Southerners are embarking on another historic journey to perform for the 80th commemoration of D-Day in Normandy, France, on Thursday, June 6.

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Saban, Tuberville listed as candidates for 2025 College Football Hall of Fame

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently joined Nick Saban and several other prominent football figures in Alabama to appear on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.

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From Sand Mountain to Normandy Beach: Boaz High School band to perform at 80th anniversary of D-Day

Boaz High School band headed for France to perform at the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

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Alabama eliminated from Women's College World Series in 6-4 loss to Florida

The Alabama Crimson Tide's remarkable postseason journey concluded on Sunday evening with a 6-4 loss to the Florida Gators.

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Alabama baseball falls to Stetson 4-0, putting an end to 2024 season

The Alabama baseball team's 2024 season concluded on Saturday with a 4-0 defeat to Stetson in the Tallahassee Regional of the NCAA tournament.

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