Friday, Nov 30


Alabama falls to UCF


UCF may never get the chance to play Alabama in football, but the Golden Knights have now beaten the Crimson Tide two straight years in basketball. Alabama lost, 70-64, to UCF in Florida Thursday night. The Golden Knights, the preseason…


College football betting picks: Alabama-Georgia odds and best bets for the SEC Championship Game

Alabama is a 13.5-point favorite over Georgia in Saturday's SEC Championship Game in Atlanta.

Thursday, Nov 29


Christmas is the Time for….


Stewart Welch Founder of The Welch Group, which specializes in fee-only investment advice to families throughout the country. Contact welchgroup.com Giving. The Birmingham region has a national reputation as one of the most generous giving…


How Hoover handles perilous moment will define next chapter in city's conflicted racial narrative


Elijah King holds a sign during a protest at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, over the police shooting of 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. of Hueytown. Police were responding to a shooting…


Phil Savage lists keys for Georgia vs. Alabama, but questions 'if they are good enough to do it'


Georgia head coach Kirby Smart is shown against Georgia Tech during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 45-21. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ( John Bazemore ). Comment. By Mark Heim | mheim@al.com.


NFL Week 13: Freddie Kitchens has Browns' offense cooking


Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens talks with quarterback Baker Mayfield during an NFL game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 4, 2018, at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard) ( David Richard…


Suspect in Alabama mall shooting captured by US Marshals in Georgia


A suspect in the Thanksgiving night shooting of an 18-year-old at the Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoover was arrested Thursday in Georgia. The warrant was issued Wednesday for Erron Martez Dequan Brown, 20, in the shooting. He is charged…


Hoover may share mall shooting information if state won't release video


Derrick Murphy, Hoover's lone black city council member, has called for state authorities to release information and footage regarding the deadly shooting of Emantic Fitzgerald “EJ” Bradford inside the Riverchase Galleria. Murphy, along…


Friday Fishing Report

At Weiss Lake, crappie specialist Mark Collins reports water temperature is in the high 40's, water level is about 4 feet below full pool, and the crappie fishing has gone from passable to great with the colder weather. Collins says...


Seacrest gets another 'War Eagle' from a 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' guest


Of course he asked her "Roll Tide or War Eagle?"

Police have killed 11 people across Jefferson County in past 3 years


The Thanksgiving night death of Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford inside Hoover's Riverchase Galleria is one of 11 deadly police shootings in all of Jefferson County since 2015. Bradford, known to his friends and family as EJ, was shot and…

Most dominant sports team of 2018: Golden State Warriors or Boston Red Sox?

There were many champions of 2018, but two teams, in particular, stood out.


Strong to severe storms possible in Alabama both Friday and Saturday

Damaging wind gusts are the main concern, but a few tornadoes could be possible, especially in south Alabama.


My favorite prop bets for Alabama-Georgia

An offshore sportsbook has posted 23 different prop bets for the SEC title game, including who will score the first TD and who will win the Dr. Pepper contest.


Disney spinoff you want the most: Women of 'Black Panther' or Disney Princesses as Avengers?


Disney and Marvel came out on top in 2018, so of course, fans have ideas of spinoffs.


Alabama water commission commends 'exemplary service' of former member convicted of bribery


The Alabama Water Resources Commission voted to approve a resolution Wednesday commending David Roberson for his service on the commission despite his July conviction on bribery, wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy charges.…

Wednesday, Nov 28


SamSam ransomware attack arrests: Iranian men charged with Atlanta cyber attack; 2 in Alabama


Two Iranian nationals have been charged for their roles in an international hacking scheme that hit victims in almost every state, including paralyzing the city of Atlanta for weeks. Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27,…

UAB ready for another shot against MTSU for CUSA title

A rematch in the same stadium for a conference title is a rarity but UAB says it is ready for the challenge.

Best NBA Twitter account of 2018: Joel Embiid or Sacramento Kings?

Two league-affiliated accounts have really separated themselves from the rest in 2018.


Is 'The Lion King' remake really live-action?


While some fans are ecstatic about the remake, others argue the 2019 film is not actually live-action.


Gus Malzahn fired? So far, it's just a controlled burn

Gus Malzahn hasn't been fired. Yet. What Malzahn is feeling is a controlled burn.


Crappie time in Alabama

For all those crappie anglers who have been waiting for cooler waters to turn on the bite, the wait is over.


Who would win 1-on-1: LeBron James or Kevin Durant?

LeBron James and Kevin Durant are two of the best one-on-one players in the game today.


College Football Playoff ranking brings new drama to final weekend


Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban runs of the field after his team beat the LSU Tigers 29-0 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) ( (Photo by David…


Get a first look at the all-new Honda Passport to be made in Alabama


Honda today released teaser images of the new Honda Passport, which will be built in LIncoln, Alabama. The vehicle will launch in early 2019. ( Anna Beahm ). Comment. By William Thornton | wthornton@al.com · wthornton@al.com. Honda is…

Tuesday, Nov 27


UCF QB McKenzie Milton recovering, but faces reconstructive knee surgery, family says


A trainer from South Florida attends to Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton after he went down with an apparent knee injury during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike…


Read the National Board of Review's full 2018 winners list

"Green Book" and "A Star is Born" score big.


5 things that should scare Alabama bettors against Georgia

Alabama (12-0) is a 13-point favorite against Georgia (11-1) as of Tuesday. But the Bulldogs are a smart bet to cover the spread.

Earliest sunsets of the year are here

The earliest sunsets don't coincide with the shortest day of the year, though.


JetGate's Tommy Tuberville on Bob Stoops reports: 'This is typical Auburn'


Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville, seen here as coach of Cincinnati, might have an idea of what Gus Malzahn is feeling these days after a report that representatives from Auburn have spoken to Bob Stoops about the head coaching position.