1. LSU vs. Alabama Rematch: Why McElwain's Departure Will Help the Tide

    The news came early Monday evening that Alabama Offensive Coordinator Jim McElwain was hired as Colorado State's head football coach...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about 3 years ago 1,462 reads 13 comments

  2. Will Pittsburgh Pirates Ever Get Back to Baseball's Promised Land of Playoffs?

    Over the last decade, there have been many Major League Baseball teams that inspired the feeling for a split second that you could have made a career off that .300 average you carried in the Frankfort Dixie Youth League...

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  3. Significance of Terrence Cody's Loss Evident in Alabama's Defensive Front

    It's not rare for a team to lose an All-American and then have a difficult time finding a player that can make the same kind of an impact...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about 4 years ago 1,125 reads 13 comments

  4. Departure Of Rod Woodson Leaves Alabama's Secondary Looking Even Greener

    Just when you thought you had heard enough about how difficult it would be for Alabama to defend its National Championship with such an inexperienced secondary, it was announced that sophomore safety Rod Woodson would be leaving the team...

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  5. Courtney Upshaw Leads SEC West's Most Unknown Defensive Players

    As spring games have finally come to a close, fans are bragging extensively about their star players who are sure to shine in 2010. And in the SEC, there is certainly no shortage of stars...

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  6. The SEC West's Most Unknown Offensive Weapons in 2010

    As Spring Games have finally come to a close, fans are bragging extensively about their star players that are sure to shine in 2010, and in the SEC there is certainly no shortage of stars...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about over 4 years ago 1,214 reads 12 comments

  7. SEC East's Five Most Unknown Offensive Weapons in 2010

    As Spring Games have finally come to a close, fans are bragging extensively about their star players that are sure to shine in 2010, and in the SEC there is certainly no shortage of stars...

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  8. Crimson Alert: 10 Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Shine for Alabama in

    Following a 2010 BCS National Championship and another top-five recruiting class, Nick Saban is obviously not lacking in the talent department...

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  9. Analyzing Alabama's Likely Draftees: Could Peek, Tiffin Reunite in Atlanta?

    After a perfect National Championship season, Alabama has a chance to have as many as 10 players drafted this weekend...

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  10. 2010 NFL Draft: Jonathan Crompton Leads Late-Round SEC Players To Watch

    Over the last decade, the Southeastern Conference seems as if it has become a farm system to the NFL. In each of the past three NFL drafts, there have been at least three players taken in the top 10 from the SEC...

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  11. Alabama Lands Sixth Commitment of 2011 Class

    On Thursday, Alabama got their sixth commitment of the 2011 early recruiting class in tight end Malcolm Faciane. The 6'6", 263-pound tight end from Picayune, Mississippi, chose the Tide over offers from Ole Miss and Southern Miss...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about over 4 years ago 1,562 reads 6 comments

  12. With Robby Green Gone, Who Will Step Up at Safety for Alabama Crimson Tide?

    The news just keeps getting worse for the already inexperienced Alabama secondary. On Friday, Crimson Tide safety Robbie Green was ruled ineligible for the 2010 football season citing reasons unknown...

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  13. UK's Orton to Test Waters:10 Players That Could Breakout as Sophomores

    This Basketball season has been marked by the play of the Freshman. Freshmen phenoms such as John Wall, Demarcus Cousins, and Derrick Favors have dominated the basketball landscape with acrobatic layups, throw down slams, and ridiculous blocked shots...

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  14. Alabama JC Signee Dequan Menzie Tears Achilles Tendon

    The Alabama football team took a huge blow on Friday, with the unfortunate news that highly recruited JC Defensive Back Dequan Menzie tore his Achilles Tendon and could be out for up to 6 months...

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  15. Nick Saban and Alabama Add Gadsden Receiver to Class of 2011

    On Tuesday, the Crimson Tide added another big-time recruit to its 2011 class in Gadsden City's Darryl Collins...

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  16. NCAA March Madness, Boiler Up: Hummel-Less Purdue Advances to Sweet 16

    After the loss of star player and leader Robbie Hummel it was easy for fans to go ahead and throw in the towel on a season that once had the makings of a potential Final Four run...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about almost 5 years ago 434 reads 26 comments

  17. NCAA March Sadness: Three Teams That Could Leave Your Bracket in Shambles

    Every year, it seems there is always at least one unexpected team that gets to the Dance, and well...won't stop dancing...

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  18. New Wave in the Crimson Tide: Recap of Anthony Grant's First Season With Alabama

    When the Mark Gottfried era finally ended in March of last year, Anthony Grant was the first on the list of possible replacements. Soon after Grant's VCU team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, Alabama formally offered Grant the coaching job...

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  19. Inconsistency: The Proud Sponsor of Connecticut Basketball

    The story of the Connecticut men's basketball season can be described by one word: Inconsistency. After losing A.J...

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  20. March Madness: Why It's the Greatest Time of the Year

    In my opinion there is nothing more exciting than the basketball played in the month of March. No other season of the year serves up so many surprises, heartbreak, and well madness. Football has its Bowl Season to compare to March Madness...

    Parker  Shields Written by Parker Shields about almost 5 years ago 529 reads 2 comments

  21. Pac-10 Bracketology: Who's In, Who's Out

    There is only one way to describe the Pac 10 this year. That word is sloppy. Over the last decade no matter how bad the league has been, there has been UCLA. This year that is not been the case with the Bruins failing to reach the ...

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  22. Chris Paul or Deron Williams: Who's the Better Point Guard?

    I know exactly what most of you are thinking, "Why would someone even bother to waste their time on such an obvious answer?" Since both were drafted in the 2005 Draft, their stats have been ...

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  23. Are the Atlanta Braves Ready to Settle for Mediocrity?

    From 1991-2005, no one dominated a division like the Atlanta Braves. In these years Atlanta won an unprecedented 14 straight division titles, which was somewhat downplayed by only one World Series win in five tries...

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  24. Why All Bama Fans Should Be Pleased Tim Tebow Never Came To Tuscaloosa.

    It all started on December 13th, 2005. The states of Alabama and Florida sat in front of the TV begging, pleading, even praying that Tim Tebow would sign with their University...

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