Every four years, we all have soccer fever. I have it 24/7, 365, but the World Cup helps bring out the inner futboler in all of us. The United States is still trying to catch up to the rest of the world when it comes to the beautiful game, but fans have come out in full force this year to support arguably our most talented World Cup team.
about 1578 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch when Alabama takes to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday for A-Day, the finale of spring practice. 1. The quarterbacks: No, unfortunately the missing piece in the quarterback puzzle, transfer Jacob Coker, won't be on the field Saturday.
about 1646 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It started out innocently enough as Alabama coach Nick Saban ribbed the media on Monday about returning from spring break. He acted surprised when one reporter said she didn't take the time off, noting sarcastically how, "You really appreciate them when you work hard.
about 1661 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part IV in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With a new position coach, maybe it's time for new expectations.
about 1703 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part III in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Alabama faces this offseason. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With so many big-picture items on Alabama's to-do list this offseason, it's no wonder we're seeing a shakeup on the coaching staff.
about 1739 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There hasn't been much of a letdown in production from Alabama's defense compared to seasons past. The top-ranked Crimson Tide is still among the top-10 nationally in rushing yards allowed per game, passing yards allowed per game, third down conversions, first downs allowed and total defense.
about 1795 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For some members of Alabama's 2012 signing class, success came swiftly. T.J. Yeldon burst onto the scene in the season opener against Michigan, becoming the first player in school history to rush for 100 yards in his debut.
about 1895 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide