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Marcell Dareus Arrested

May 6, 2014 - 7:50pm

CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ala. (WVUA) - WVUA reporter Travis Leder has confirmed with Cleburne County Sheriff Joe Jacks that Buffalo Bills Deffensive Lineman Marcell Dareus was arrested there Monday night.

According to the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office, Dareus was arrested last night by an Alabama State Trooper. He was taken into the jail, and was subsequently released less than an hour later.

Alabama State Troopers tell WVUA that at 8:30 p.m., an Alabama State Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 20 at Exit 210, in Cleburne County. ...Read more

Sports Saturday, April 12th

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B.J. Millican gives you the latest sports action from around town including Alabama baseball's victory over Auburn, a scrimmage report from Alabama football & a special piece on Alabama's Right Field Rager section at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Sports Saturday, March 15

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The latest sports news from Saturday March 15th.

David Robertson

July 8, 2013 - 8:50pm
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WVUA Sports. Sunday, July 7, 2013.

1964 Barons

May 14, 2013 - 10:37pm
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BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Former Birmingham Baron, Larry Colton says in 1964, there were no black police officers in the city.

But it was that year that the Barons broke color barriers in Alabama.

Colton wrote about the experience in a new book, "Southern Leagues", which is officially on bookstore shelves.

It was a time for baseball stories and catching up.

After all, it was each other that made them the first integrated baseball team in the South. ...Read more

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Airdate: April 10, 2013

Posted By: Hannah Ward

Regions Field

April 10, 2013 - 10:54pm
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BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Wednesday was a nice day for some baseball.

The Birmingham Barons are once again back in the magic city and the first pitch in their brand new ballpark Wednesday night

It was an electric atmosphere all night at regions field in Downtown Birmingham and the fans were glad to see baseball back in town.

“This is where they started and they're coming back tonight. I think all the fans in the community are very excited about it,” Don Logan, owner of the Barons, said. ...Read more

Regions Field

April 9, 2013 - 10:44pm

BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Wednesday is opening day for the new Regions Field in Downtown Birmingham.

A ribbon cutting is planned for 4:30 p.m. with officials from around the state and the City of Birmingham, including Governor Robert Bentley.

WVUA will bring you live coverage on the WVUA News at 6 and 10.

First pitch in the new stadium is set for 7:05 p.m. against the Mississippi Braves.

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Rookie DL Dareus puts charge in Bills pass-rush

October 31, 2011 - 7:25pm

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Marcell Dareus is all smiles now that the rookie defensive lineman has put the charge back in the Buffalo Bills pass rush. The first-round pick out of Alabama was busy back-slapping teammates and flashing a toothy grin among reporters Monday, a day after the sack-happy Bills' 23-0 win over the Washington Redskins. Dareus had 2 1/2 of Buffalo's nine sacks in helping the team improve to 5-2 heading into an AFC East showdown against the New York Jets (4-3) this weekend. ...Read more

Marcos Ambrose wins at Watkins Glen

August 15, 2011 - 1:34pm

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Marcos Ambrose has won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International for his first victory in NASCAR's top series. ...Read more

Alabama Day

August 1, 2011 - 12:56pm
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Saturday was "Alabama Day" at Turner Field in Atlanta.  John Huddleston shows you how the Braves and city of Tuscaloosa teamed up to help those affected by the April 27th tornado.

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