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Alabama and Wisconsin will play their 2015 season opener on Labor Day weekend at Cowboys Stadium.
The game Saturday, Sept. 5, will be the second appearance for Alabama in the Cowboys Classic. The Crimson Tide last season with a 41-14 victory over Michigan and went on to its third BCS championship in four years.
The only previous meeting between Wisconsin and Alabama was a 15-0 victory for the Badgers in 1928.
LSU and TCU are set to open the 2013 season at Cowboys Stadium, followed by Florida State and Oklahoma State in 2014.
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There are lots of good reasons for Alabama to play a Big Ten team at Cowboys Stadium. The last time Alabama tried it (last season), the Crimson Tide destroyed Michigan in one of the most high-profile inter-conference games of the season. It also exposes Alabama in a state where the Tide traditionally has not had much of a footprint and, therefore, has the potential to damage a conference...
Wisconsin vs. Alabama? Talk about stepping your game up in the scheduling department, huh? What was a long rumored event or even a possible home and home turned into a neutral site game as the University of Wisconsin athletic department announced via Facebook that it will be Wisconsin vs. Alabama on Sept. 5, 2015 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.
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Who are some early names to replace Mal Moore now that he has stepped down as the Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director?
Mal Moore, who played quarterback and worked as an assistant coach for the Tide, now steps down from his post as Alabama's athletic director.
Alabama probably can’t take much from Georgia’s opening weekend of Southeastern Conference baseball play. The Bulldogs went to Texas A&M and lost three games to the powerful Aggies. Bama isn’t A&M, but this is an opportunity for the Crimson Tide to continue a good start in SEC competition.
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Feels Like Forever.
Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron says that he feels like he's been in Tuscaloosa "15 years." (al.com)
Mister Jones and me tell each other fairy tales.
Ivan Maisel looks at the challenges facing first-year Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones during his first spring practice...
SAN JOSE- If Oregon felt disrespected by the NCAA selection committee's placement, it was the Oklahoma State Cowboys feeling the brunt of the Duck backlash. Oregon punished the Cowboys on the glass, outshot them from three and led for the majority of the game in a 68-53 win.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama athletic director Mal Moore is stepping down to become special assistant to the president.
The university announced the move on Wednesday, which Moore said is "due to factors related to my health." The 73-year-old Moore has been hospitalized at Duke University Medical Center for pulmonary problems.
He has been the Crimson Tide's athletic...
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Not my department.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban says that picking a successor to outgoing Alabama AD Mal Moore is "not my decision." (al.com)
It Don't Come Easy.
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will find it hard to repeat as Heisman...
Nick Saban made it clear Wednesday that he will not be heavily involved in deciding who will replace Mal Moore as Alabama's new athletics director.
Nick Saban thought Chris Williams was calling to check in on Tuesday, but the four-star defensive back surprised by letting the coach know he waned to commit to the Crimson Tide. Williams did the same with his mother, which he details inside.
Markel Brown didn’t need to be told where his Big 12 brethren were headed in the moments following Selection Sunday. Minutes after the NCAA Tournament field was announced, the Oklahoma State guard rattled off the seeds of Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma and Iowa State in response to questions from the media. It didn’t take him long to learn the field.
The Midwest Regional is widely regarded as one of the most difficult this NCAA Tournament season. If Oklahoma State is going to make a run, they'll need to eliminate a number of dangerous teams. With Oregon on the horizon, it's time to see who else might be ahead for the Cowboys.