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No. 2 Alabama softball wins weekend series against No. 13 Georgia

That state of Georgia hosted two teams from Alabama on Saturday. In Duluth, the Alabama gymnastics team won its sixth national title. In Athens, No. 2 Alabama softball continued to work towards its goal of winning a Women's College World Series title as the Tide won Saturday's game 6-4 and returned home to Tuscaloosa with a series win. The Crimson Tide moved to 42-4 overall and 19-3 in Southeastern Conferen ...

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Back-to-back: Alabama gymnastics wins its sixth national championship

Alabama gymnastics had never repeated as national champions coming into Saturday's Super Six Team Finals at the NCAA Championships in Duluth, Ga. I guess there's a first time for everything. The Crimson Tide won its sixth national championship and its first ever back-to-back titles as the Tide beat the University of Florida, UCLA, Stanford University, the University of Utah and the University of Arkansas in ...

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No. 2 Alabama Softball Rebounds With Win

The second ranked Alabama softball team had its hands full on Friday night. In fact, maybe its hands were too full. The No. 13 Georgia Bulldogs beat the Crimson Tide by a final score of 7-4 behind an offense outburst that head coach Patrick Murphy's squad hadn't seen for much of this season. On Saturday evening, the Crimson Tide tried to get back on track. Alabama opened up the first inning by scoring twice ...

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Weekend Preview: No. 2 Alabama Softball Takes On No. 13 Georgia

Second ranked Alabama softball has a big, big challenge this weekend. The Tide travels to Athens, Ga., to take on the No. 13 University of Georgia softball team – a team looking to continue its great season. The Bulldogs currently sit at 34-10, 12-7 in conference play.  Alabama comes into the weekend series at 40-3 overall, 17-2 in the conference play. The Tide will take the field for the first game of the ...

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Yeldon Enrolls, Impresses, Makes Statement During Spring

Spring practice is largely a trial period. It's a time for the coaching staff to get players back into the mindset of improvement and success after a brief offseason. It's also a time for young players to get their first stab at making an impact on a revamped team. That's exactly what Alabama's spring practice was for early enrollee T.J. Yeldon. Yeldon committed to the Crimson Tide on December 18th, 2011. T ...

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Bama in the 2012 Draft

Thursday, April 26th will be another high water mark for the Alabama football program under Nick Saban. Airing on the NFL Network and ESPN, the NFL draft projects as many as 5 Alabama players could be drafted in the 1st round. The first Alabama player taken in the draft will most certainly be junior Trent Richardson who is universally considered the best running back available in the draft. The Pensacola, F ...

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What We Learned: Cornerbacks

This is the first edition of a five-part series looking at different positions using what we learned from spring practice. [caption id="attachment_264" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Junior John Fulton - A-Day"][/caption] One of the hardest things to do following spring practice is temper expectations. Everybody wants to proclaim one guy is “the next big thing,” and others try to justify why other p ...

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Coaching Character

On Thursday April 12th, students were invited to join Nick Saban and John Croyle at Coleman Coliseum for speeches on "Coaching Character." This event was held by the UA Judicial Board and is the 1st annual Coaching Character lecture. Several students came out to support the occasion and left with an inspiring message about being yourself and finding your purpose. Up first was John Croyle, who played footbal ...

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Spring football is over, what now?

Spring football is over, and A-Day is no longer a focus for fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide. That doesn't mean there isn't anything to be excited about. Alabama's gymnastics program is still going strong and will be contending for its sixth national championship this weekend in Duluth, Ga. The Crimson Tide will travel to Duluth for its 30th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championships. That's an impres ...

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Mandell Impresses During Spring

It's not often that punters receive rounds of applause during a game. It is even less common for punters to receiver numerous rounds of applause. So when Cody Mandell received multiple ovations from the crowd inside Bryant-Denny Stadium during the Tide's annual A-Day game, it was evident that he had done something to impress the masses. In fact, he did something he did not do during the 2011 season. He aver ...

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