Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tide Tip-off shows Alabama’s depth

The University of Alabama men’s basketball team held its annual Tide Tip-off event on Monday night, providing a mixture of optimism and rust in a scrimmage won by the White team, 64-52, against the Crimson team. “Obviously we are not...

Tide Tip-Off launches Alabama basketball season

The University of Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the annual Tide Tip-Off on Monday night, an event that will seem like a reunion because of the number of familiar faces. The men’s team will return nine players...

Alabama women’s basketball opens practice with blend of youth and experience

By Carey Reeder Special to The Tuscaloosa News   The University of Alabama women’s basketball opened practice for the 2018-19 season Wednesday at Foster Auditorium. Coming off its second consecutive 20-win season and a quarterfinal appearance in the Women’s NIT, the Crimson Tide...

Byrne, Saban and several coaches get new contracts

The University of Alabama system compensation committee approved new contracts for several athletics employees on Friday morning, including director of athletics Greg Byrne and football coach Nick Saban. Byrne’s contract calls for a salary of $980,000 for the 2018-19 academic...

What Crimson Standard plan means for Coleman Coliseum

When Greg Byrne, Alabama’s athletics director, shared an early rendering of what Coleman Coliseum’s planned upgrade might look like, he says Crimson Tide men’s basketball Avery Johnson took a lap around the office in his excitement. Said Johnson, “I think...

Alabama releases NCAA violations from 2017-18

Alabama self-reported 13 violations of NCAA Level III and IV rules in the 12-month period that ended June 30, nine fewer than in the previous year, according to a document posted Friday on the school’s athletics website. Of those, eight...

Alabama women’s basketball sets out-of-conference schedule

The Alabama women’s basketball team will host Clemson in non-conference play in the 2018-19 season and play against the likes of Tulsa, Arizona State or Louisiana Tech, Virginia and Miami in tournaments. UA release its non-conference schedule Wednesday, with seven...

Cierra Johnson named ASWA JUCO Athlete of the Year

A little more than three minutes remained in the consolation game at the National Junior College Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament when Cierra Johnson got fouled. Shelton State Community College coach Madonna Thompson called her player over and told...

Kristy Curry reflects on 2017-18 season

There are too many positive memories from the 2017-18 women’s basketball season for Alabama coach Kristy Curry to mention just one. The same goes for moments of disappointment, but Curry was proud of the way her team responded to...

PODCAST: Updates on softball, gymnastics, baseball and women’s basketball

Today's podcast features four guests to talk about four Alabama sports that are midseason or wrapping up their season. Sports editor Tommy Deas talks about the softball team after 2 SEC series and the return of Alexis Osorio. Intern...
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