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Alabama, Notre Dame Agree on Home-and-Home Series Starting in 2028

Iconic football programs Alabama and Notre Dame will meet in a pair of season openers, starting in a decade. The schools announced Thursday that they’ll open the 2028 season in South Bend and 2029 in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide and Fighting Irish have met seven times, including Alabama’s 42-14 win in the BCS championship game to end the 2012 season….

Nick Saban, Gus Malzahn to Compete in 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban will join former running back Mark Ingram to represent the Crimson Tide, while Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn and former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco will represent the Tigers in the 12th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. Coach Malzahn will make his 6th appearance and Coach Saban will make his 12th…

Michigan Company Suing Lebron James for Barbershop Series; Lebron Previously Filed Lawsuit Against Alabama Football for “Stealing” Their Idea

A Michigan company has filed a federal lawsuit against LeBron James, claiming his digital media platform stole an idea. Adventure Enterprise is suing “Uninterrupted,” which was co-founded by James with business partner Maverick Carter, and Cree Nix for use of a “Shop Talk,” concept. The Detroit-based company claims it shared the idea with Nix from 2014 to 2016, identifying her…

Braves Sign 6-time All-Star to Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves today agreed to terms with free agent infielder José Bautista on a one-year minor-league contract for the 2018 season, and he has reported to Atlanta’s extended spring training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He will play third base. Bautista, 37, played last season with Toronto and batted .203 (119-for-587) with 27 doubles, 23 home runs and 65 RBI over…

New Minor League Extra-Inning Rule Fail Biscuits Tuesday Night

The Biscuits (3-9) dropped the second game of their series to the Tennessee Smokies (5-6) on Tuesday night, losing the first two games of the five-game set to their North Division rivals by a score of 6-1 in 10 innings at Riverwalk Stadium. Zach Lee was making his third start of the year, and the righty looked sharp early, holding the Smokies…

Biscuits Now 5 Games Under .500 With Series Opening Loss to Smokies

The Biscuits (3-8) lost their series opener to the Tennessee Smokies (4-6) on Monday night, falling to their North Division rivals by a score of 7-2 on a frigid evening at Riverwalk Stadium. With temperatures hovering in the 50s, Genesis Cabrera (0-2) made his third start of the year for the Butter and Blue and looked sharp early, striking out…

American Woman Wins Boston Marathon for First Time Since 1985

Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985. The two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill and ran alone through Brookline to finish in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 39 minutes,…

Biscuits Split Doubleheader with Barons, Return Home for 5-Game Series Against the Smokies

After being rained out on Saturday night, the Biscuits (3-7) split a doubleheader in their final two games of a five-game set with the Birmingham Barons (6-4) on Sunday, dropping the first game, 2-1, but winning the second game, 9-2, at Regions Field. The Biscuits got a superb start in game one from Benton Moss who went six strong innings in a…

Former Alabama LB Arrested on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of attacking his girlfriend. The Santa Clara County District Attorney says Foster was charged Thursday and is scheduled to be arraigned later in the day in San Jose. Prosecutors say the 24-year-old Foster attacked his girlfriend in February at their Los Gatos…

Biscuits Drop Series Opener to Barons

The Biscuits (1-5) lost their fifth-straight game on Wednesday night, falling in their first road game of the season away at Birmingham (4-2), 5-2, at Regions Field. Genesis Cabrera (0-1) was making his second start of the year, and the lefty looked sharp early, fanning four Barons through the first two innings. The 21-year-old southpaw also got some offensive assistance…