Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ross Mitchell pitched five-plus scoreless innings to help Mississippi State claim the Southeastern Conference tournament title with a 3-0 win over Vanderbilt yesterday. The Bulldogs ride a hot streak into the NCAA regionals.
TILLMAN'S CORNER, Ala. (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been arrested in Alabama on charges of driving under the influence and attempting to elude police. Alabama state troopers say the 24-year-old passed a state trooper yesterday at 100 mph in his Cadillac Escalade in unincorporated Mobile County. After initially refusing to stop, Fairley pulled over and seemed impaired. He was arrested without incident.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Corey Lanerie rode six winners at Churchill Downs yesterday, a career high for the veteran jockey. He won with six of seven mounts, including the $45,168 feature race by 4 1/4 lengths aboard Professor Fate. Lanerie is a 37-year-old from Lafayette, La.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Justin Stawychny singled in the go-ahead run and Les Aulds scored when he was hit by a pitch to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 4-2 victory over Arkansas State and the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament title. The Red Wolves held a 2-1 lead after seven innings yesterday, but the Warhawks rallied in the eighth.