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  • Alabama officially names Bill O'Brien offensive coordinator

    01/22/2021 2:52:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Sportsnaut ^ | January 21, 2020 | Vincent Frank
    Head football coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming off yet another national title. They have also done the near impossible and upgraded at offensive coordinator with Bill O’Brien. For the past couple of weeks, reports suggested that Alabama would hire the former Houston Texans head coach and general manager to replace Steve Sarkisian as offensive coordinator. That’s now come to fruition. Saban announced on Thursday, via the program’s official website:
  • Huntsville, Alabama Named US Space Command HQ

    01/13/2021 3:07:14 PM PST · by blam · 39 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1-13-2021 | Solange Reyner
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced Huntsville as the U.S. Space Command’s new U.S. headquarters, a move Colorado lawmakers will look to overturn once President-elect Joe Biden is in office, saying President Donald Trump received “bad advice from political advisers” in making his decision. “I couldn’t be more pleased to learn that Alabama will be the new home to the United States Space Command!” Ivey tweeted. “Our state has long provided exceptional support for our military and their families as well as rich and storied history when it comes to space exploration. This combination only enhances the outstanding relationships...
  • Maskless Alabama fans pack streets after national title win, ignoring COVID-19 warnings

    01/12/2021 8:43:19 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/12/2021 | Lee Brown
    Thousands of maskless football fans packed the streets of Tuscaloosa after the Alabama Crimson Tide’s national championship win — defying the mayor’s pleas to stay home and avoid a COVID-19 superspreader event. Shocking videos and photos show the city streets completely jam-packed late Monday with jubilant fans — many not wearing masks as they hugged and kissed, AL.com noted.
  • CFP National Championship: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Ohio State Buckeyes

    01/11/2021 5:11:16 PM PST · by blam · 71 replies
    This Crimson Tide is back in the Championship Game against the Big Ten Champ Buckeyes.True leader! ✊#cfbplayoff #RollTide pic.twitter.com/8dFfFblQqL — Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) January 12, 2021 2020-21 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Monday, January 11, 2021 Tide (12-0) vs Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0)Miami, FL ~ 7:15pm CT /8:15pm ET ESPN ~ SEC NETWORK! •If you choose to watch ESPN, the announcers are Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit with Maria Taylor and Tom Rinaldi on the sidelines. •The SEC Network will air the game with Eli Gold’s call. If you don’t have access to SECN, you may have to find Eli on Alabama Radio...
  • U Alabama under investigation for possible ties to Wuhan lab

    01/08/2021 7:41:35 PM PST · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 1-7-21 | Wyatt Eichholz
    The U.S. Department of Education has requested information from the University of Alabama regarding alleged undisclosed ties between the university and the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. “It appears that UA has failed to report an alleged partnership with the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China,” a letter sent to UA President Stuart Bell on Dec. 22 stated. “The WIV, owned by the Chinese government’s Academy of Sciences, includes a maximum biocontainment laboratory (“MCL”) that may be closely linked to the origin and/or spread of the Chinese COVID-19 virus,” the letter continued. The investigation was initiated in light...
  • Ryan Day Says Buckeyes Will Have “Plenty Of Players” On Monday (Alabama, Ohio State Football Championship Game)

    Happy Friday, everyone. The only problem with being in the national championship is having to wait through the weekend for a Monday night game. Alas, we push through. It sounds like the game will go on, and that’s a good thing. Ohio State coach Ryan Day said Thursday that his team is on track to play in the College Football Playoff National Championship against No. 1 Alabama on Monday, despite ongoing coronavirus issues.In his first comments since reports earlier in the week that there were discussions about possibly delaying the game, Day said the Buckeyes would have “plenty of players”...
  • Alabama WR DeVonta Smith Wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

    01/05/2021 5:16:36 PM PST · by blam · 29 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 1-5-2021 | Ben Pickman
    Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith was named the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner on Tuesday night, becoming the first wideout since 1991 to earn the sport's top individual honor. This season, Smith led the nation in receptions (105), receiving yards (1,641) and receiving touchdowns (20), having most recently taken home the Offensive Most Valuable Player award in Alabama's dominant Rose Bowl win over Notre Dame. The 22-year-old wideout has also had 100 or more receiving yards eight times this season, the most in Crimson Tide history. “He’s probably one of the most selfless guys I’ve ever had the opportunity to coach,”...
  • Texas Longhorns Have Hired (Alabama OC) Steve Sarkisian As Its New Head Football Coach

    01/03/2021 9:57:09 AM PST · by blam · 72 replies
    TD Alabama Magazine ^ | 1-3-2021 | Stephen M. Smith
    Nick Saban has graduated another member from his coaching rehab at the University of Alabama. After the Crimson Tide earned a 31-14 win over Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl Game, reports starting flying about Steve Sarkisian possibly becoming the new head football coach for the Texas Longhorns. According to sources, yours truly of Touchdown Alabama Magazine learned the same information. In the craziness of this Saturday, there was even a report about Sarkisian potentially turning the job down. At the end of the day, the Longhorns have made it official with the 46-year-old. Welcome to Texas, @CoachSark! 🤘 pic.twitter.com/6jHwJPoLtA...
  • GOP reps gather on conference call with Trump over Electoral College certification rejection

    01/02/2021 7:20:29 PM PST · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published 25 mins ago 1/2/21 | By Caitlin McFall
    Brooks says his aim to overturn the election's results is gaining 'momentum' ------------------------------ Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said Republican congressmen held a rare Saturday night conference call to address their goal of overturning the Electoral College’s votes Jan. 6. "Our fight for honest & accurate elections gains momentum," Brooks tweeted as the conference call continued. "[Jim Jordan] & I co-lead conference call w 50+ Congressmen who join & fight for America's Republic," he said, adding that the call began at 6 p.m. and continued well through 7 p.m. "President Trump & [White House Chief of Staff] Mark Meadows speaking. Morale...
  • Joint Statement from Senators Cruz, Johnson, Lankford, Daines, Kennedy, Blackburn, Braun, Senators-Elect Lummis,, Marshall, Hagerty, Tuberville

    01/02/2021 10:11:25 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 232 replies
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Senators-Elect Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) issued the following statement in advance of the Electoral College certification process on January 6, 2021: "America is a Republic whose leaders are chosen in democratic elections. Those elections, in turn, must comply with the Constitution and with federal and state law. "When the voters fairly decide an election, pursuant to the rule of law, the losing candidate...
  • ESPN Announces The 4 Finalists For The 2020 Heisman Trophy (Jones, Smith, Lawrence, Trask)

    12/24/2020 5:21:11 PM PST · by blam · 29 replies
    The Spun ^ | 12-24-2020 | Andrew Holleran
    ESPN announced on Christmas Eve the four finalists for the most-prestigious individual award in college football. There are four finalists for the 2020 Heisman Trophy. ESPN announced the four finalists shortly after 7:30 p.m. E.T.Alabama quarterback Mac Jones Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence Florida quarterback Kyle TraskSmith is considered to be the favorite for the award. The Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver has been leading most of the straw polls heading into bowl season. The four Heisman finalists are Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith, Trevor Lawrence and Kyle Trask — Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) December 25, 2020...
  • Some Republican Senators Are on Board With Electoral College Challenge: Rep. Taylor Greene

    12/24/2020 9:15:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | December 23, 2020 | Jack Phillips
    Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said that some Republican senators will join an effort to challenge Electoral College votes when the joint session of Congress meets on Jan. 6. The process must be initiated by requires one senator and one House representative. In addition to Greene, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) and a number of GOP House lawmakers have pledged to challenge the votes. “We have a very strong case, and our numbers are growing strong,” she said of the effort on Dec. 22 on Newsmax. “We talked to senators, and we’re good to go for this objection.” Greene didn’t say...
  • ArcelorMittal, Nippon Steel to build new electric arc furnace in U.S.

    12/21/2020 9:13:13 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 22 replies
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Nippon Steel Corp and ArcelorMittal SA will spend $775 million to build an electric arc furnace at their U.S. joint venture in Alabama, with a planned start date in the first half of 2023, Nippon Steel said on Tuesday. The new furnace, to be constructed at their 50-50 joint venture AM/NS Calvert, will have an annual capacity of 1.5 million metric tonnes and will produce hot-rolled, cold-rolled and coated steel sheets. Calvert currently produces steel sheet products by processing semi-finished products, or slabs, procured from local and overseas suppliers. With the new furnace, Calvert will be...
  • Alabama Ranked No. 1 In Final CFP Rankings, Will Play Notre Dame

    12/20/2020 2:46:28 PM PST · by blam · 110 replies
    TDA Magazine ^ | 12-20-2020
    Alabama football was ranked No. 1 in the final College Football Playoff rankings Sunday. The Crimson Tide will play Notre Dame at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.The game is scheduled for Jan. 1. The last time the Tide and the Fighting Irish played was in the 2013 BCS National Championship. Alabama defeated Notre Dame 42-14. Alabama secured its 28th SEC Championship Saturday with a 52-46 win over Florida. The Tide went undefeated during the regular season and became the first college football program to win 11 conference games in one season.
  • Illegal Winery Discovered at Alabama Sewage Plant

    12/18/2020 11:34:51 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 18, 2020 | Jesse O’Neill
    Authorities in Alabama have busted an illegal winery that was operating at a municipal sewage plant. Sheriffs in DeKalb County discovered what they described as a “large” illegal alcohol operation in the Rainsville municipal building after receiving an anonymous tip about the setup Thursday. Photos released by police show glass containers, buckets, a fermenting rack and other equipment often used by bootleggers and amateur home wine makers in the same building that processes wastewater.
  • SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuit

    12/08/2020 4:13:25 PM PST · by rxsid · 479 replies
    SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuitArkansas, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota and Lousiana…SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuit, arguing that the Equal Protection Clause has been violated in this election from state-to-state. @Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota. #StopTheSteal • #FightForTrump— Ali 🟧 #StopTheSteal (@ali) December 8, 2020
  • Breaking — Louisiana AND Alabama join Texas case before Supreme Court

    12/08/2020 2:57:22 PM PST · by rxsid · 72 replies
    Breaking — Louisiana AND Alabama join Texas case before Supreme CourtLouisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the following statement regarding the ongoing controversies over the 2020 federal election and the new motion put forward by the State of Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court. “Millions of Louisiana citizens, and tens of millions of our fellow citizens in the country, have deep concerns regarding the conduct of the 2020 federal elections. Deeply rooted in these concerns is the fact that some states appear to have conducted their elections with a disregard to the U.S. Constitution. Furthermore, many Louisianans have become more...
  • Ex-Alabama senator’s last words before COVID-19 death: ‘We messed up’

    12/08/2020 6:40:39 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 91 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/08/2020 | Lia Eustachewich
    A former longtime Alabama senator had a chilling final message before he died of COVID-19 last week: “We messed up.” Larry Dixon, 78, contracted the bug during an outdoors hangout “with a couple of guys” two weeks ago — and his worsening condition left him on a ventilator, his close friend and pulmonologist Dr. David Thrasher told NBC News. Dixon’s wife Gaynell Dixon told Thrasher that her husband issued one final plea before his death.
  • Child hit, killed on Alabama highway after being forced to exit car as punishment

    12/05/2020 9:39:17 PM PST · by lowbridge · 44 replies
    abc3340.com ^ | December 3, 2020
    Russell County officials sharing details of the heartbreaking death of 5-year-old Austin Birdseye, the young boy hit and killed by a car Sunday evening on Highway 165 in Fort Mitchell. According to Sheriff Heath Taylor, 35-year-old Bryan Starr, who's active duty at Ft. Benning, is charged with reckless murder in the case. Sheriff Taylor says Starr was driving when he pulled over and told the child to get out of the car for being , "Unruly." "It was raining at the time and it was, obviously at 8 o'clock at night, dark," said Taylor. Starr reportedly told officials he lost...
  • Woman charged with shooting at husband at Huntsville hotel

    11/26/2020 7:13:12 PM PST · by TomServo · 37 replies
    WHNT ^ | 11/26/20 | WHNT
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A woman is behind bars after Huntsville police said she fired more than a dozen shots at her husband Thursday morning and failed to hit him. Inez Fuqua, 38, is charged with second-degree assault, shooting into an occupied vehicle and receiving stolen property for the incident that happened at the Hyatt Place Huntsville on Governors West. Police said Fuqua ambushed her husband as he returned to the hotel Thursday morning. They said the two are still married but were not living together. As the victim pulled in, police said a car pulled up and Fuqua jumped out,...