Professional Sports

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.