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    Blue hammers White at Auburn's A-Day Video included

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    Auburn held their annual A-Day game in Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday....
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    SLIDESHOW: Alabama A-Day 2014 Video included

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    Photo recap of Alabama's A-Day... More>>

    White Defeats Crimson, 17-13, in Golden Flake A-Day Game Video included

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    Before a crowd of 73,506, the White Team defeated the Crimson Team, 17-13, in the 2014 Alabama Football Golden Flake A-Day Spring Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium...
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    Alabama Football Holds Final Practice of Spring; A-Day Next

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    The Alabama football team held its final practice of the 2014 spring season on Thursday in shells. More>>

    Drew Champlin talks Blazers on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Don Hawes sat down with UAB beat writer Drew Champlin from al.com to talk about the Blazer's new direction this spring...
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    Top 13 Football Movies of all time

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    Click through the slideshow above for the top 13 football movies of all time! More>>

    Gene Hallman talks about upcoming events on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    If you are a sports fan in central Alabama, then the next several weeks will offer you plenty of entertainment.
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    Donnie Allison says grandson can be best driver in the family Video included

    Justin and Donnie Allison Justin and Donnie Allison
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    ARCA Racing Series is holding a two-day open test session at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

    Auburn wants versatility on defense Video included

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    Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important. More>>

    Anderson helping out future journalists Video included

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    You know him as Lars Anderson, the sportswriter. But what has the transition been like for Lars Anderson, the professor? More>>

    Darrell Waltrip talks NASCAR on Alabama Tonight Video included

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    Four-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University in Birmingham on Tuesday More>>

    Samford's Baseball Coach, Casey Dunn, talks about getting the Bulldogs to the top Video included

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    He's the winningest coach in Samford Baseball history, Casey Dunn. He has has 293 Career wins. Now in his 10th season as head coach, Dunn has the Bulldogs in 5th place in the Southern Conference. They do have a tough schedule ahead with Auburn, Georgia Southern, Alabama and UAB. Coach Dunn stopped by Alabama Tonight to talk about his plan to get the Bulldogs to the top and give his take on his Alma Mater hiring Coach Sonny Galloway. More>>

    Lars Anderson gives his take on Chase Elliot and More Video included

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    18 year old Chase Elliot is making a name for himself on the Nascar Circuit. He has won the last two nationwide races, he's the points leader, drivers for JR Motorsports, and is Bill Elliott's son. So how long before he's a cup driver? Lars Anderson, former Nascar Writer for Sports Illustrated stopped by Alabama Tonight to talk about that and more. More>>

    BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

    Nick Saban says, "jump around". Nick Saban says, "jump around".
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    Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side... More>>

    Blog: Spring Sports Fling

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    The azaleas of Augusta are in full bloom. The aroma of hotdogs fills a spring breeze in baseball stadiums across the country... More>>

    Lutzenkirchen talks Auburn football & Gene Chizik Video included

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    Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was a guest at Jason Dufner's Celebrity Golf Tournament. More>>

    What is it like to be married to a PGA Golfer? Video included

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    Along side Auburn's Jason Dufner, his wife Amanda.
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    Alabama holds 10th practice of the spring

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    The Alabama football team returned to the fields on Wednesday, working for two hours in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.
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    Bhrett McCabe talks about the mental side of Vinnie Sunseri's preparations for the NFL Draft Video included

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    Sports psychologist Bhrett McCabe, Ph.D. from the Mindside returns to program to talk about athletes making a return to the game after an injury.
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    BIG CATCH: Cullman Fishing Team Video included

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    Fishing is a sport that is taking off across the country.In fact -- high school teams are popping up across central Alabama.
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    Braves Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Aaron's 715th Home Run (WITH PHOTOS) Video included

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    The Atlanta Braves celebrated one of the franchise's greatest moments prior to the team's home opener at Turner Field on Tuesday; honoring Hank Aaron on the 40th anniversary of his 715th career home run. More>>

    Gina McDonald shares how to catch a Biggest Loser casting agent's eye during Birmingham casting call Video included

    Gina McDonald, season 14 At-Home Winner from The Biggest Loser, shares tips on how to get cast on the show this weekend. Gina McDonald, season 14 At-Home Winner from The Biggest Loser, shares tips on how to get cast on the show this weekend.
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    The Biggest Loser' is coming toBirmingham this Saturday to findcontestants.Auditions will beheldSaturday, April 12 at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.The show will be looking for individuals, families and former athletes who have at least 100 pounds to lose.You mustbe18 or older.Season 14 contestant and at-home prize winner Gina McDonald will attend the audition.You are asked tobring apicture of yourself and be ready to be in line for up to three hours. Donnette' Huls... More>>

    BURGER BYTES: Barons Steel City Burger Video included

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    The cuisine at Regions Field stepped up for this season. More>>

    Bo Jackson Discusses Auburn Coaching Hires Video included

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    Bo Jackson may be the greatest athlete of our generation. More>>

    Auburn WR's want to be "best in the nation" Video included

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    Gus Malzahn's offense last season revolved around the quarterback and running backs. More>>

    BIG CATCH: Angler Coby Carden Video included

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    Bass fishing is certainly a sport that is growing in popularity. More>>

    The Mindside of Sports

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    The world of sports is about more than the physical ability of athletes, it can also be a mind game. What does it take for athletes to focus on big events? Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe from the Mind Side joined us to talk about Auburn's football team dealing with the success of last season, Altee Tenpenny's arrest, and the SEC in the NCAA Tournament. More>>

    Cam Newton Recovering from Ankle Surgery

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    Former Auburn Quarterback Cam Newton is back in Auburn this week, but he's moving around with the use of a scooter. Cam's recovering from ankle surgery he had two weeks ago today. He's going to miss all the Carolina Panthers mini-camps, but expected to recover in for training camp in July. Dr. Norman Waldrop from Andrews Sports Medicine stopped by Alabama Tonight to talk about the type of recovery Newton can expect and just what it means to have your ligaments stretched. More>>

    Personal Best - Quick Leg Workout Video included

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    It's that time of year when people are traveling and leaving their cares away. But they could leave something else behind, those workouts. There are plenty of ways to stay on your routine when you are away from the gym. A few easy leg exercises are lunges and squats. Donnette' Hulsey stopped by Resolute Running in Homewood to get an example of a quick, easy at home leg workout. More>>

    Tuscaloosa boxer Deontay Wilder prepares for his first WBC title Fight Video included

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    One minute and 36 seconds, that's all it took for Deontay Wilder to get his last knock out. The 28 year old crushed Malik Scott, his good friend, in the first round to win their world-title elimination fight night at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Wilder is now 31-0 and has a shot at a title fight. The Tuscaloosa Native stopped by Alabama Tonight to talk about his next fight. More>>

    Curt Bloom Previews the Birmingham Barons Season Opener Video included

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    The Birmingham Barons open the season on April 3rd on the road against the Montgomery Biscuits. They are hoping to see a repeat as Southern League champions. Several of last seasons players are returning including league finals most valuable player Micah Johnson. Manager Julio Vinas and pitching coach Britt Burns return for a second year. Brandon Moore begins his second stint as hitting coach. The Voice of the Barons, Curt Bloom, stopped by Alabama Tonight to preview the season, More>>

    Davis has bright future in Auburn's offense

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    Head coach Gus Malzahn believes Auburn's sophomore wide receiver could end up having an expanded role in 2014.
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    Teens break in to Auburn stadium, steal items belonging to Bo Jackson, Cam Newton and more Video included

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    Items stolen include 2010 National Championship Game ball, Bo Jackson's jersey and Cam Netwon's helmet.

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    Tony Kanaan joins Alabama Tonight to talk about the start of the IndyCar season Video included

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    The IndyCar season gets underway this Sunday with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg... More>>

    BIG CATCH: Fishing Essentials Video included

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    Kyle Burger goes out on Lake Guntersville with FLW Tour pro angler Scott Canterbury to find out the essential items everyone needs to have on their boat before they go out on the water. More>>

    Jason Dufner to host Charity Golf Tournament

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    PGA Champion and Auburn Alum Jason Dufner is hosting a Celebrity Golf Tournament on March 31st. The tournament will take place at Moore's Mill Club in Auburn and feature 31 celebrity players. Before the tournament, there will be a pairings party Sunday night at 7pm. The event will raise money for "blessings in a backpack." The organization sends home backpacks with food for children in need. Tickets are still available for Sunday's pairings party. It will feature a live and silent auction... More>>

    Montgomery Biscuits to host Tampa Bay Rays

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    The Montgomery Biscuits are preparing to host the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. with gates opening to the public at noon. The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive replica Joe Maddon glasses. Pre-game ceremonies will begin at 1:25 p.m. This marks the first time the Capital City has hosted a Major League team playing on the same field as its Minor League affiliate. The day's events will begin when VIP gates open for specified season ticketholde... More>>

    Joe Dean Jr. talks about the Bruce Pearl hire and the pressure on Anthony Grant Video included

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    The two talk about Bruce Pearl and the new pressure on Anthony Grant. More>>

    Lars Anderson talks NASCAR and NCAA Tournament

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    Lars Anderson joins Tom Annino on Alabama Tonight...
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    Sights and Sounds from Alabama's first full week of spring practice

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    Alabama completed their fourth workout of the spring on Friday...
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    Auburn Spring Sights and Sounds

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    The defending SEC Champions are back on the practice field... More>>

    Auburn men's golf enjoying a strong season

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    In this week's edition of Tee Time, I sat down with Auburn men's golf head coach Nick Clinard. More>>

    BURGER BYTES: Once Upon A Time...Alabama Gymnastics

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    A season after not capturing a third straight national championship, Alabama gymnastics has a motto of it's own...
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    Canada takes down Team USA in men's semifinals

    Canada wins 1-0 over the U.S. to advance to the gold-medal game...
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    Hockey 101: Basic Rules of the Game

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    The United States hockey team has its sight set on the gold medal. More>>

    Team USA cruises into hockey semifinals

    U.S. men's hockey topples Czech Republic More>>

    American Alex Deibold earns unexpected bronze

    American Alex Deibold earns bronze medal in snowboard cross...
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    David Wise soared through sleet and snow and ended up with gold...
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    Davis and White take home historic gold for U.S.

    Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in ice dance Monday, the first Olympic title in the event for the United States.
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    Party for the USA: Men's hockey rolls

    Men's hockey rolls Slovakia in Sochi Olympics opener
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    An Olympic first: Tie for gold in downhill

    For the first time in Olympic history two gold medals will be awarded in an event after the Slovenian and Swiss finished with identical times in the Sochi women's downhill.
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    Shani Davis finishes eighth, Stefan Groothuis wins gold

    Shani Davis, the 2006 and 2010 Olympic 1000m speed skating champion, finished eighth in Wednesday's 1000m final at Adler Arena, which was won by Stefan Groothuis of The Netherlands.
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    Shaun White's Olympic reign ends, finishes 4th

    Shaun White entered Tuesday's halfpipe contest as the odds-on favorite for a third straight gold medal, which would have made him the first American male to win three straight gold medals. More>>

    Craziest falls, crashes and wipeouts from Sochi

    It turns out when you combine sports with ice, or snow, occasionally the end result is a wreck, crash, fall, or an extreme wipeout...
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    Two days after Bobsledder Johnny Quinn had to punch through a bathroom door after becoming trapped, he found himself stuck again -- this time in an elevator. More>>

    Running for the Bell Center

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    There is a big event coming up in Birmingham that supports the Bell Center for early intervention.
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    Nordic skier Todd Lodwick was chosen to carry the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (PHOTO: US Ski Team) Nordic skier Todd Lodwick was chosen to carry the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (PHOTO: US Ski Team)

    Six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick will carry the American flag in this year's Sochi Games opening ceremony. More>>

    5 things to know about the 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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    Things you'll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
    • BURGER BYTES: Barons Steel City Burger

      BURGER BYTES: Barons Steel City Burger

      Monday, April 7 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:43:09 GMT
      The cuisine at Regions Field stepped up for this season.
      The cuisine at Regions Field stepped up for this season.
    • BURGER BYTES: The Star-Spangled Preacher

      BURGER BYTES: The Star-Spangled Preacher

      Monday, March 3 2014 6:40 PM EST2014-03-03 23:40:11 GMT
      Mishael Miller singing the national anthemMishael Miller singing the national anthem
      The tradition of Mishael Miller singing the national anthem at every Baltimore Ravens football game began during the franchise's inaugural game in 1996.
      The tradition of Mishael Miller singing the national anthem at every Baltimore Ravens football game began during the franchise's inaugural game in 1996.
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    • Top 13 Football Movies of all time

      Top 13 Football Movies of all time

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:43:12 GMT
      Click through the slideshow above for the top 13 football movies of all time!
      Click through the slideshow above for the top 13 football movies of all time!
    • Blog: Spring Sports Fling

      Blog: Spring Sports Fling

      Sunday, April 13 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-04-13 11:49:25 GMT
      The azaleas of Augusta are in full bloom. The aroma of hotdogs fills a spring breeze in baseball stadiums across the country...
      The azaleas of Augusta are in full bloom. The aroma of hotdogs fills a spring breeze in baseball stadiums across the country...
    • Blog: Saban cranks up recruiting machine

      Blog: Saban cranks up recruiting machine

      Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:20:26 GMT
      Urban Meyer tries to pick up a recruit by complementing his butt calling it quote a "bubble butt". Florida assistant Joker Phillips tries to cash in on his name by photo-shopping images of Heath Ledger
      Nick Saban has walked over to his recruiting machine and pushed it up to full throttle.
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