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Alabama falls to Florida, will play third game in series

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After being shut out in the second game of the Super Regional on Friday, Alabama coach Patrick Murphy managed to find the bright side. “Well, the good thing is there’s another game,” he said. There is. Alabama-Florida. Winner to the...

Alabama softball bunts way past Florida for Game 1 win in Super Regional

By Pat Dooley The Gainesville Sun   GAINESVILLE -- Alabama softball coach Patrick Murphy couldn’t have imagined a scenario his team would bunt three times in one inning, let alone three times in a row. But the bunt game turned out to be...

Candidates to watch in Alabama baseball coaching search

It’s early in the college baseball coaching cycle, and early in the University of Alabama’s coaching search. First-year director of athletics Greg Byrne is looking for his first coaching hire after firing first-year coach Greg Goff on Wednesday. Alabama has...

Alabama golf team riding momentum into NCAA championships

It’s a difficult golf course, but it might be the best golf course for the University of Alabama men’s golf team. The Crimson Tide begins play Friday at the NCAA Golf National Championships at the Rich Harvest Farms golf course...

CECIL HURT: How patient will Alabama baseball fans be?

In his first major act as University of Alabama director of athletics, Greg Byrne received Oscar-level reviews. He has been described as "bold" and "decisive," praised for not being a penny-pincher or a procrastinator. He certainly projected a strong,...

Dylan Duarte recovering from elbow injury

Sophomore left-handed pitcher Dylan Duarte will not pitch this summer as he recovers from an elbow injury, a team spokesman confirmed on Thursday. Duarte missed the final weekend series of the season against Vanderbilt with the injury as a precaution....

Greg Byrne addresses Greg Goff firing

Greg Goff was fired as University of Alabama head baseball coach Wednesday after leading the program for just one year. Director of Athletics Greg Byrne formally announced the decision in a news conference. The Tuscaloosa News first reported his...

Where does Alabama baseball go from here?

Where does Alabama baseball go from here? It’s a pertinent question for a proud program which has fallen on hard times. Consider these facts. It’s been more than a decade since Alabama won the SEC regular season title (2006).  It’s been more...

Tide softball pitchers have strong record vs. Florida

The Florida Gators have the nation's No. 1 pitching staff and No. 1 pitcher. The University of Alabama softball team will try to match top-seeded UF pitch for pitch at the Gainesville Super Regional that starts Thursday. The Crimson Tide may...

Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff dismissed

By Aaron Suttles and Ben Jones University of Alabama head baseball coach Greg Goff has been relieved of his duties, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. The Tuscaloosa News previously reported that Goff attempted to reduce or revoke scholarships for up to 10 players...

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