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The week Down in Alabama, where they know a man's weak spot


Some of the most Alabama things that happened over the past week.

Nick Saban drops 4-letter rant about fan, media expectations

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Nick Saban says things aren't as perfect as people might think.

Joe Webb beats the clock, 49ers with TD pass for Houston Texans

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Quarterback Joe Webb threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Vyncint Smith with 27 seconds left to lift the Houston Texans to a 16-13 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night in an NFL preseason game.

Man shot and killed while driving in Birmingham


Police said the man was shot while driving around 6 p.m. causing him to wreck. They have no suspect but are canvassing the area for witnesses.

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Schooling activity getting early start

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Schooling activity seems to be getting underway a bit early on Alabama lakes this year, with several guides including Captain Mike Carter and Captain Mike Gerry from reporting topwater action on bass chasing shad this week in the Tennessee…


Train hits car in Hoover, three injured


A train hit a car in Hoover at 3:45 p.m. injuring three adults.


Past his anger over another shoulder injury, Jeremiah Dinson ready for full return to field

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Dinson underwent shoulder surgery for the second time in his Auburn career this offseason.

Alabama backup LB suffers season-ending injury

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Alabama has lost another one of its top outside linebackers to a serious injury.


Nick Saban talks injuries, reviews second Alabama scrimmage

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Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed the media Saturday following the team's final scrimmage of fall camp.


Gunfire on I-59 in Birmingham leaves 1 seriously injured; 2 vehicles struck


Birmingham police East Precinct officers about 1:30 p.m. received a report of a person in a dark vehicle randomly shooting in the area of Interstate 59 southbound in the area of Tallapoosa Street and the airport, said Sgt. Johnny Williams.


Shooting in Auburn leaves two dead, one injured


Two people died as a result of an early morning shooting in Auburn on Saturday.

Safety Robenson Therezie returns to NFL

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Former Auburn standout Robenson Therezie has signed with the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL team announced on Saturday.


Feds approve Alabama plan to count caught red snapper


The state's Marine Resources director, Scott Bannon, says anglers are frustrated with short snapper seasons. He says the federal decision is a "huge step" toward managing gulf waters.

Cincinnati Bengals think less means more with Carl Lawson

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After leading the NFL's rookies in sacks in 2017, former Auburn standout Carl Lawson wants to play more in 2018. But will the Cincinnati Bengals let him?


Javaris Davis wants to put together a 'Tyrann Mathieu type of season' for Auburn

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Javaris Davis moved from corner to Nickel this offseason and aims to be an impact defensive player for Auburn on a week-to-week basis.

Saskatchewan Roughriders release Trent Richardson

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Trent Richardson has been released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, clearing him to sign with the Birmingham franchise of the Alliance of American Football.


Fox News apologizes for mixing up Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle


Fox News has apologized for including an image of Patti LaBelle in a tribute to late soul singer Aretha Franklin.

A-List No. 5: Bama commit Amari Kight gentle giant off field, dominant tackle on it

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Thompson coaches brag, not only about Amari Kight's performance on the field, but his personality off it


Rickwood Field: America's oldest ballpark turns 108 today

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Check out this drone video of Rickwood Field, the oldest baseball park in America.

Saturday, Aug 18

AJ McCarron injured in Buffalo Bills' preseason game

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Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron suffered a hairline fracture of the collarbone during a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns on Friday night, the Buffalo News reported.

Watch Calvin Ridley score his first pro touchdown

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In his first NFL preseason game last week, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley caught one pass for a 2-yard loss. The former Alabama standout did much better in just the first half of his second preseason outing on Friday night.

Friday, Aug 17

3 former Alabama players join Birmingham's Alliance of American Football team

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The new football franchise announced the signings of Dominick Jackson, Blake Sims, Bradley Sylve and seven other players on Friday.

Alabama O-lineman re-injures foot, undergoing surgery

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Alabama's two-deep along the offensive line will be a little bit thinner for a while.

A few reasons why Alabama's rethinking Bryant-Denny Stadium

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Some perspective on Alabama's facility changes.

Trash Pandas? Madison baseball team reveals top nickname vote-getters

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So which of the goofy suggestions made by the community did you like best?

Thursday, Aug 16

Probation for teacher in student sex case a 'miscarriage of justice,' outraged DA says


Charlaina Wilson, 49, pleaded guilty May 3, 2018 to a felony charge of second-degree rape and a misdemeanor charge of providing material harmful to minors. She was arrested in 2016 after police got hold of a video circulating among the…

Alabama officer shot, killed sovereign citizen; video released


On July 25, a federal magistrate found grounds for proceeding with a lawsuit against the officer who fired the fatal shot. Attorneys representing Lawrence's family released the video this month.

Alabama CB explains hard part of moving to secondary, what's different now

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Trevon Diggs is in position to earn a starting cornerback job.

Wednesday, Aug 15

Wife watches in horror on Facebook as husband is held at gunpoint before Tuscaloosa shooting


Keanna La Trise Cammon, 38, is charged with attempted murder in the shooting of her boyfriend. The boyfriend's wife was in work at Hoover at the time and said Cammon contacted her via Facebook before the shooting.

Calera Elementary School teacher jailed on 40 child porn possession charges


The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 26-year-old Daniel Prentice "Danny" Donaldson. The Wilton man was taken into custody after sheriff's investigators carried out a search warrant at his home.

Texas A&M set to sue Alabama football coach

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Jeff Banks left Texas A&M for Alabama in January.

77-year-old father guilty of shooting son over wings while watching Sunday football


A Dallas County jury convicted John Louis Caver of first-degree domestic violence after a one-day trial. District Attorney Michael Jackson said the shooting happened Feb. 7, 2016 at the family's home.

Tuesday, Aug 14

Teen carjacked of Lexus at knifepoint; suspect sought


The crime happened on Monday, July 23, at the Guerrero Supermarket at 5114 Pinson Valley Parkway. Three weeks later, neither the victim's car nor the suspect has been found. The stolen Lexus has Alabama license plate 2593AV7. The vehicle…

North Alabama man pleads guilty to 'horrific' sex abuse of 4 young girls


Wesley Newman, of Arab, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sodomy, one count of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. His plea came as jury selection was to begin Monday in his…

Dolphins release Gabe Wright after dustup with Kenyan Drake

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Defensive tackle Gabe Wright faced an uphill climb to make the Miami Dolphins' regular-season roster. Apparently, Monday's training-camp practice made sure he didn't.

Desmond Howard on Tua vs. Jalen, Jarrett Stidham & Urban Meyer's future

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College GameDay analyst spoke in Mobile on Monday