Alabama coach Nick Saban got a call from the Commander in Chief to congratulate him on the Crimson Tide's win at the BCS Championship in New Orleans. White House officials say President Barack Obama phoned Saban on Thursday to talk about the Jan. 9 victory over LSU. Obama told Saban he watched the entire game and was impressed with Alabama's performance. Alabama blew out the Tigers 21-0.
The parents of Natalee Holloway looked on somberly as a judge declared their teenage daughter long missing in Aruba to be dead. Father Dave Holloway says the ruling closes one chapter in an ordeal that began when the teenager disappeared in May 2005 during a high school graduation trip to the Caribbean island. But he says the body was never found and he's still hoping for justice. ...Read more
According to The University of Alabama, the planes carrying the Alabama Crimson Tide football team and coaches are scheduled to arrive at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport airport at 12:45 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. UA asks fans who want to see the team to meet them at the airport. UA asks fans not to congregate at the Mal Moore athletic facility, as normal business operations are underway at the University Tuesday. ...Read more