Professional Sports

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

Wilder Press Conference

February 20, 2011 - 2:36am
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Boxer Deontay Wilder talks about his first win inside Alabama state lines.

Harlem Ambassadors

February 16, 2011 - 1:02am
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John Huddleston reports on a professional basketball team that not only puts on a good show, they also take pride in being positive role models.

Junior! Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500 pole

February 13, 2011 - 11:47pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR is back - and so is Juniormania. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won pole position for the Daytona 500 with a speed of 186.089 mph in qualifying Sunday. It's a boost for Earnhardt, who is coming off a disappointing 2010 season and has spent Daytona speedweeks facing questions about the 10-year anniversary of his father's death at the track. ...Read more

Packers win Super Bowl 31-25

February 7, 2011 - 1:13am

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again. Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Nick Collins returned an interception for another score, leading the Packers to a 31-25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. This was Green Bay's fourth Super Bowl title. The Packers won the first two Super Bowls with Vince Lombardi coaching Bart Starr, and captured another with Brett Favre in January 1997. The Steelers trailed 21-3 before halftime. ...Read more

Wilder Interview

January 25, 2011 - 10:17pm
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WVUA's Mike Parker sits down with Boxer Deontay Wilder.  Wilder will fight the first professional fight in Alabama February 19, 2011 at Shelton State Community College.

Thanksgiving Sports

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Todd Hoyer recap your Thanksgiving day sports. 

Braves waste no time, Gonzalez takes over for Cox

October 13, 2010 - 10:05pm

ATLANTA (AP) - Less than 48 hours after Bobby Cox wrapped up his managing career, the Atlanta Braves introduced former Florida manager Fredi Gonzalez as his replacement. The announcement Wednesday was widely expected since Gonzalez was fired in June by the Marlins. Cox had said more than a year ago this would be his final season. ...Read more

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