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  • LIVE BLOG: Day 1 of SEC Media Days as Texas A&M, LSU, and Kentucky take the stage

    ATLANTA Ga. – It’s day one of SEC Media Days from the Omni Hotel and Resort in Atlanta, Georgia. Today we will hear from Texas A&M, LSU, Kentucky and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. WHNT News 19 is on site and will bring you exclusive coverage on air, online, and on our mobile app throughout the week. A hot topic today is former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher who is speaking at his first SEC Media Days on behalf of […]

  • SEC Media Days Monday Recap: Fisher talks pressures for upcoming season; Orgeron talks QB

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Day one of SEC Media Days at the College Football Hall Of Fame in Atlanta is in the books and one of the biggest stories today is Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher, Coach Fisher has a bunch of pressure on him heading into the season especially after he signed the highest contract in college football history, but Fisher is not comparing himself to the rest of the pack. “When you get good in your program, you […]

  • Atlanta Braves’ front office busy during the looming MLB Trade Deadline

    ATLANTA, Ga — The Braves went to work hours before the official trade deadline for the MLB. Atlanta was able to grab 4 players without having to dish out any crucial pieces of their team or prospects. The haul could be enough to propel them back into the division lead. Monday night, the Braves sent right handed pitchers Lucas Sims and Matt Wisler, as well as outfielder Preston Tucker, to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Adam Duvall. Duvall was an […]

  • Derrick Henry Twitter picture goes viral

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans continued training camp on Monday at Saint Thomas Sports Park, but a certain photo has everyone talking. The Titans twitter account posted a picture of former Alabama running back Derrick Henry towering over the newly acquired running back Dion Lewis. The Titans captioned their tweet with “Twins” even though the two couldn’t be more different from a physical standpoint. The Heisman winner stands at a whopping 6’3″, 238 lbs, making him the biggest in […]

  • Sean Newcomb’s old NSFW tweets resurface after nearly throwing No-Hitter

    ATLANTA, Ga — Atlanta Braves’ starting pitcher Sean Newcomb was a strike away from throwing his first career no-hitter on Sunday, but his dominant outing wasn’t the only story. Some of Newcomb’s tweets from 2011-2012 were dug up as he uses the “n-word” when quoting a Drake song lyric and goes on to use a homophobic slur in another post. Newcomb said in a statement to Kelsey Wingert of FOX Sports South:  “This is something that obviously can’t be happening…I feel bad about […]

  • Local 7th Grade girls’ basketball team wins US Open Basketball Championship

    WESTFIELD, In — A local 7th grade girls’ AAU basketball team, the Alabama Southern Starz, were victorious in Indiana as they competed in the US Open Basketball Championship. The Alabama Southern Starz Program is a very successful program that was founded in 2000 and currently consists of some top players from Madison and Morgan counties led by Coach Doug Bush. The program’s 2023 team that consist of 7th graders from all over the southern region including, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. […]

  • Huntsville man inducted into US Martial Arts Hall of Fame, named Grand Master of the Year

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Grand Master Otis Burwell, owner of Burwell’s Martial Arts in Huntsville, was inducted to the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame on July 21st in Oklahoma City. The Johnson High School graduate was named Grand Master of the Year 2018. Burwell has been teaching the art of Taekwondo for over 30 years. He is an 8th Degree Black Belt and the highest-ranking African-American practitioner in Alabama. The newest Hall of Fame inductee also teaches boxing, kick-boxing, and […]

  • Update: Crews contain paint from 18-wheeler spill in Jackson County

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. —  Crews reopened Highway 35 in Scottsboro after a semi-truck wreck spilled latex paint into the Tennessee River and on the roadway. Monday evening was warm and pleasant for casting a line in the water. People along State Route 35 and 40 are once again hurrying home, less than 12 hours after a bad crash. “We think he lost his brakes and wasn’t able to stop the truck,” Jackson County Emergency Management Agency deputy director Paul Smith said. […]

  • Rivalry Renewed: UNA schedules Jacksonville State in basketball for the first time since 1993

    FLORENCE, Ala. — In its first year in Division 1 sports, the North Alabama basketball team is renewing an old rivalry with the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The two teams haven’t faced off on the court in over 25 years since the Gamecocks took the plunge into the D1.  Since then the two schools have only met on the football field, JSU going 2-1 in those matchups. The Lions finished 15-13 last year while losing in the first round of the  […]

  • Calum Masters shoots a 64 to lead the 51st DAIKIN Spirit of America after round one

      DECATUR, Ala. – The premier amateur golf tournament in the southeast is underway.  The 51st DAIKIN Spirit of America Championship teed off Thursday morning at Burningtree Country Club in Decatur.  110 players from across the country participating with the hopes of winning the title, including 2017 champion Brooks Rabren and 2016 winner Matt Gourgeot. The tournament started bright and early with the first groups teeing off at 7:00 am.  When the dust settled after round one it was Troy […]

  • NFL issues 2 game suspension for former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was suspended Tuesday without pay for the first two games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s conduct and substance-abuse policy. In addition to that, Foster will also be fined for violations from a weapons offense and misdemeanor drug charge that were resolved earlier this off-season. “I accept the League’s decision and am sorry that my mistakes have hurt my team,” Foster said in a statement. “I have a […]

  • Three Atlanta Braves lead All-Star polls

    ATLANTA , Ga — The latest all star voting poll is out with three Atlanta Braves leading the National League at their position. Freddie Freeman currently has the first base position locked up with a whopping 2,905,301 votes.  That’s the more than any other player in the National League. The 2-time all star is fourth in the NL in batting average hitting .315, Freeman is also tied with teammate Nick Markakis for 9th in the Bigs with 56 RBI. Markakis […]

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