FLORENCE — Josh Looney is excited. That much was evident as he stood behind the podium inside Flowers Hall on Tuesday.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Big 12 Conference could see the value of its television deal cut in half once Texas and Oklahoma bolt for the Southeastern Conference, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said at a hearing of Texas lawmakers.
FLORENCE — Before Josh Looney pulled aside the black curtain to walk onto the court at Flowers Hall on Tuesday for his introduction as North Alabama’s athletic director, he reached out to the school’s head coaches.
The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity by prioritizing its cash cow Division I men's basketball tournament “over everything else,” according a scathing review released Tuesday assessing how the association conducts its championship events.
WICHITA, Kan. — The thought of rebuilding the Big 12 without flagship members Oklahoma and Texas has been met with mixed levels of enthusiasm by fans who support any of the conference’s remaining eight schools.
TUSCALOOSA (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban will make $11.5 million in the final year under a new eight-year contract that's worth at least $84.8 million.
The New York Mets failed to sign their top pick from last month's amateur draft, Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker, by Sunday's deadline, over concern about his medical scans.
It wasn’t even 6:15 a.m., the Alabama summer heat hadn’t kicked in quite yet, but it was already hot on the turf at Braly Stadium. The stickiness was heavy in the morning air.
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs selected guard Joshua Primo of Alabama with the No. 12 pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft, adding a 6-foot-5 guard as they rebuild through youth.
FLORENCE — Megan Garst spent three seasons as a Division I athlete. But after the North Alabama softball team’s season ended in May, she was like most college students and wondered what was next.
Southeastern Conference university presidents voted today to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.
It’s been a long offseason for the North Alabama football team. Really, it’s been a long 16-month period for coach Chris Willis’ program.