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Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence

Alabama seems an unlikely place for overseas terrorism, but this case proves that you never know where it can occur. Reuters tells us that Randy “Rasheed” Wilson and Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair were each sentenced to 15 years in prison today by U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose for “conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.” The two met online in …

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Johnny Manziel Is Among Finalists For Heisman Trophy

Once again, Johnny Manziel has secured himself a trip to New York, and is listed among the top finalists for the Heisman Trophy. He is an outstanding player that he is quick on his feet, and has a strong arm, a very threatening quarterback for any defense to face. One of the best quarterbacks in the league, and in the …

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Alabama Fan Shot Dead After Crimson Tide Loss

An Alabama woman has been charged with murder after she shot to death a fellow Alabama fan. The shooting happened at a football party shortly after the end of Iron Bowl college football match in which Crimson Tide lost to Auburn Tigers. The woman, identified as 28-year-old Adrian Briskey pulled the trigger on Michelle Shepherd after she said she didn’t …

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Bowl Projections: The Top Teams Are Lining Up, But Which Match-Ups Are Likely?

There has been much controversy over the BCS in recent years, and throughout this season especially. As Alabama has won the BCS title game for the past two years, and remained at the No.1 spot for much of this year, the idea of them playing for the championship again seemed almost inevitable, but after last weekend, things have altered drastically. …

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Alabama Fan Shooting: Woman Shot to Death After Alabama Loses to Auburn

An Iron Bowl party in Hoover turned deadly after a woman brandished a gun and shot a fellow Alabama fan to death because she wasn’t taking the loss seriously enough. Adrian Briskey, 28, was arrested on Saturday after killing Michelle Shepherd, 36. Shepherd was a single mom to three children ages 8, 6 and 4. Briskey is currently out on …

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BCS Standings: Things Are Shaping Up As The Season Comes To A Close

The BCS standings have been released, and with only one more week to go in the season, things are finally starting to fall into place. After an incredibly dramatic finish between Alabama and Auburn, this week’s BCS standings also feature a new #1 team for the first time in a long time. The bowl games are shaping up to have …

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BCS Standings: FSU is the New Number One

For the first time in years, it looks like the SEC won’t have a dog in the fight in the BCS National Championship Game. After then #4 Auburn beat #1 Alabama as the last possible second on Saturday, Florida State moved up to the #1 spot and Ohio State moved to #2 in the BCS standings that were released Sunday …

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BCS Standings: Top 3 Unchanged, SEC Continues To Dominate

The BCS standings have been updated yet again, and without a change in the top 3 spots, Alabama and Florida State continue to show that they are the top two teams in the nation. However, Ohio State is making their case as well, and with big games coming up against Michigan and Michigan State, they have a chance at the …

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Trail of Tears Banner Lands School in Hot Water

When rival schools face off in sporting events, things can get testy. It is not uncommon at all for rival pep groups, cheerleading squads, boosters, etc. to paint up banners taunting the other team. Often the marks for derision are the team’s mascot or other public face. But one school team may have taken things a bit too far. Alabama …

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Bowl Projections: Which Match-Ups Are Likely?

Well, we all know that Alabama will be playing in the championship yet again, but what about everyone else? The bowl projections have been released, and as the BCS continues to be shaken up week to week, other than the top two spots, it is hard to keep track of what might happen. The one thing that seems almost definite …

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Linked to Death in Alabama

A death has now been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that was reported in northwest Alabama earlier this month, according to AP. The outbreak was determined to have originated at a Florence, Alabama nursing home, Glenwood Healthcare. Legionnaires’ disease is a bacterial infection that can cause deadly pneumonia. During infection, the bacterium invades macrophages and lung epithelial cells and …

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BCS Standings Simulated; Alabama Leads List

The official BCS rankings will not be released until October 20, after the Harris Interactive Poll is tabulated for the first time. Until then, all college football pundits and fans can do is speculate. However, CBSsports.com decided to use the data that was currently available to release its unofficial BCS standings: It is no surprise that Alabama sits atop the …

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