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Biscuits Clinch Playoffs for Third Straight Year with Win Over Baybears

For a club record third-straight year the Montgomery Biscuits (75-58) are headed to the postseason. Their 4-0 win over the Mobile BayBears (62-70) on Monday night at Riverwalk Stadium made history, as the Butter and Blue are playoff bound for the sixth time in their 14-year history. The Biscuits entered Monday needing a win, or a Tennessee Smokies loss, to clinch a playoff spot,…

Coaches Getting a Lesson from the Legends

High School coaches aren’t usually sitting on the bench, but coaches from across the River Region took one for the team to learn more about the game from some of the best coaches in Alabama history. Former Alabama Coach Mike DuBose and former Troy coach Larry Blakeney had a sit-down meeting with coaches at the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s…

SEC Media Days: What Are Bama’s Keys to Winning Another National Championship?

The Alabama Crimson Tide is hoping for a consecutive national football championship in the 2016 season. But reaching that goal won’t be easy for head coach Nick Saban or his players. Alabama News Network’s sports analyst John Longshore has outlined his keys to winning another trophy. One obstacle will be playing Ole Miss on the road. It’s a team that…

Lebron Fulfills Promise; Brings Championship to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James came home with the trophy he promised, and the championship Cleveland has coveted for 52 years. The NBA superstar, born and raised in nearby Akron, stepped off a plane Monday and hoisted the shiny Larry O’Brien Trophy as more than 10,000 fans celebrated the city’s first title since 1964. The Cavs overcame a 3-1 deficit…

Nike Will Continue to Partner with Sharapova Despite Ban

Nike says it “will continue to partner” with Maria Sharapova, despite her two-year suspension for failing a drug test. The sportswear giant said in a statement Wednesday: “We hope to see Maria back on court.” Sharapova was punished by a three-person Tennis Anti-Doping Program tribunal appointed by the International Tennis Federation, which concluded she took meldonium “for the purpose of…

Worst College Football Uniforms? Alabama?

Yes, according to one online survey.

The PickSixPreviews website reports the results of a survey of  High School Freshmen and sophomore FBS football recruits…selected because their answers would not be  influenced by their recruiting experiences. “Oregon had the overwhelming majority of votes for the best uniform—60 of 94 respondents voted for the Ducks (some players wrote in more than one team).  There was a greater variety of…

Family of UAB Back Shot in Florida Deciding on Organ Donation

Source: www.uabsports.com The family of a University of Alabama Birmingham running back who was fatally shot in Florida says he is still hooked to machines while his parents decide whether to allow the donation of his organs. Allen Mosley said Monday that his nephew, Gregory Bryant, was pronounced dead on Sunday morning but the family is still deciding whether to…

Huntingdon’s Lambeth named Jack Nicklaus Award semifinalist

NORMAN, Okla. (huntingdonhawks.com) – Huntingdon junior Addison Lambeth was recently named a Division III semifinalist for the 2016 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. Finalists for Division III will be named at the Golf Coaches Association of America Division III National Awards Banquet on May 10. The winners will be announced June 2, with the honor presented by Jack Nicklaus…

Masters tied for 2nd; Troy slips to 4th overall

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla (troytrojans.com) – Calum Masters fired a 1-under 70 to lead Troy in Monday’s second round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship at the Raven Golf Course. The Trojan freshman is tied for second place, while Troy slipped into fourth place as a team. Troy entered the day tied for second, but shot even par on the day…

Former JSU Golfer Danny Willett Wins the Masters after Jordan Spieth’s Collapse

Jordan Spieth has carried out one of the most shattering duties of his young career. After collapsing on the back side, Spieth slipped the green jacket on new Masters champion Danny Willett on Sunday. Willett, a 28-year-old Englishman, who was a standout golfer for Jacksonville State University in Alabama, won by three strokes, taking advantage when Spieth put two balls into…