Professional Sports

Ragan redeems himself at Daytona with 1st win

July 2, 2011 - 9:36pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - David Ragan has earned the first Sprint Cup victory of his career, redeeming himself after blowing his chance in the season-opening Daytona 500. Ragan was the leader on a late restart in NASCAR's biggest race of the year, but he was penalized for passing too early. That cost him what would have been the biggest win of his career. ...Read more

Woods not coming back until fully healthy

June 28, 2011 - 7:55pm

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods says he's done playing with pain.  Woods says he is making progress in his recovery from injuries to his left leg, although he has no idea when he will return to golf. ...Read more

Tuscaloosa Sports

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What's ahead for the Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission?  John Huddleston sits down with interim director Don Staley.

Ryan, Jones become fast friends for Falcons

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - The NFL lockout hasn't affected an emerging friendship between Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and rookie receiver Julio Jones. Over the past two months, the teammates have met at Ryan's suburban Atlanta home to study formations and discuss how Jones, the NFL's No. 6 overall draft pick, will fit into the offense. ...Read more

Wilder Weigh In

June 18, 2011 - 4:04pm
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Horry's daughter dies after long illness

June 14, 2011 - 8:12pm

HOUSTON (AP) - The 17-year-old daughter of former NBA star Robert Horry has died after battling a rare genetic condition. Ashlyn Horry was born in Houston in 1994 and eventually diagnosed with the 1p36 Deletion Syndrome, a rare chromosome disease that is characterized by intellectual disability, delayed growth, seizures and respiratory problems. ...Read more

Not just Dirk; team effort lifts Mavs to 1st title

June 12, 2011 - 9:48pm

MIAMI (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki got the Dallas Mavericks to the brink of an NBA championship. His teammates did the rest, a perfect ending for a club that talked all season about its greatest strength being the sum of its parts. ...Read more

Adam Morgan Drafted By Phillies in Third Round

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama junior left-handed pitcher Adam Morgan was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 120th pick overall in the third round in the Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday afternoon. Morgan is the first Crimson Tide player to be selected in the 2011 draft. ...Read more

Wilder Fight Scheduled

June 3, 2011 - 10:08pm
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Deontay Wilder will fight in Tuscaloosa again on June 18th.

Ingram striving to make early mark with Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mark Ingram figures there no use dwelling on whether the NFL lockout will stunt his growth as a player, and he downplays the apparent tension that the Saints' decision to draft him has caused with Reggie Bush. If anything, Alabama's 2009 Heisman Trophy winner sounds pleased with how his pro career has begun. ...Read more

Rex Ryan In Tuscaloosa

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New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan was in Tuscaloosa Friday.  Ryan served as a guest speaker at the Alabama football coaching clinic.

Gordon ends winless streak at 66 races

February 28, 2011 - 1:09am

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jeff Gordon passed Kyle Busch with eight laps left and stretched his lead from there at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, ending his winless streak at 66 races. PIR has been the place to end long winless streaks lately. ...Read more

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