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Mental health just as important as physical health

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” piece on concussions in college football and former college football players who had suffered traumatic brain complications from playing their sport.

Crimson Tide leads SEC in 6 statistical categories

The women’s basketball team won the first of three consecutive home games Saturday night against Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-60 and pushed their record to 3-0 on the season. “We’re getting enough shots, we’re still playing hard and that’s where we are right now with this team,” head coach Wendell ...

Brighter day to come in Los Angeles?

It all started with Dwight Howard. Then there was Steve Nash. And Los Angeles Lakers fans were claiming their throne back atop the western conference of the NBA. The season started and Lakers fan’s smiles and optimism turned into frowns and constant complaints.

Tide faces Houston for 1st time since 2004

The University of Alabama women’s basketball team will have its first road test of the season Tuesday as it heads to Houston, Texas to take on the Houston University Cougars. The Tide is coming off of an 80-43 season-opening victory against Jacksonville State University at Foster Auditorium.

Both UA cross country teams head to regionals

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday, Nov. 9 for the NCAA South Region Championships. “We’re in the best spot that we’ve been all year,” assistant distance coach Adam Tribble said. The Tide will be taking on Memphis, Florida State and the ...

Alabama beats Stillman 94-39 in exhibition game

The Alabama women’s basketball team defeated the Stillman Tigers Monday night 94-39 in its lone exhibition game of the season. Junior guard Shafontaye Myers scored Alabama’s first two points off of a layup after a steal, as the Tide went on to rack up 27 steals and score 51 points off turnovers. Head ...

New coaches improving women's basketball team

The Alabama women’s basketball team may just shock the basketball world this year - or at least are track to do so. Since head coach Wendell Hudson took the reigns of the program, the team has shown some improvement, with glimpses of brilliance.

Defending champions fall hard in WNBA finals

Every basketball fan was happy to see Tamika Catchings hold her first Women’s National Basketball Association trophy, but the question remains: What happened to defending champion the Minnesota Lynx? The Lynx lost the finals series three games to one.