Posted February 16, 2013 on
Alabama was up and down, but mostly up Saturday in Coleman Coliseum as the Crimson Tide took a 68-58 Southeastern Conference victory over South Carolina.
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As you probably know, Charles Barkley went to Auburn. Like most other Tigers, he is not very fond of Alabama. Barkley is also one of the most outspoken television analysts in sports, which is why it comes as no surprise that he wore a bandage and put fake blood on his head on the set of TNT’s “Inside the NBA” Thursday night to poke fun at the recent Alabama player arrests....
Okay, this is pretty funny. Though we suspect the folks at the University of Alabama probably don't think so.
TNT NBA Analyst Charles Barkley, an Auburn grad with--let's just say a pretty good sense of humor--had a little fun with the University of Alabama football player arrests from earlier in the week.
Check out this video of Sir Charles...
These Alabama Crimson Tide fans take their love of Bama football and family to the extreme with a portrait of their three children (with mohawks) on their pickup truck.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban knows what you're thinking. He knows you think Alabama signed too many running backs on National Signing Day. He knows you think T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan are more than enough for the Crimson Tide. Worse, he knows why you think Alabama doesn't need more RB's than just Yeldon and Kenyan.
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It’s always football season in Alabama. For proof, witness this expert airbrush painting on the tailgate of a Ford F-150 truck seen in Birmingham. It features the following highlights:
• The Alabama script ‘A’ in crimson.
• Three kids wearing crimson and all fauxhawked up.
• Nice gray goalposts and fans.
• The ghostly visage of Bear Bryant looking over everything.
Charles Barkley, being the Auburn Alum that he is, couldn’t resist taking a shot at the Alabama Crimson Tide football players that were recently arrested for assaulting a student and stealing his credit cards. Nothing like Chuck in front of a camera during All Star Weekend to keep things entertaining.
[Saturday Down South]
The Alabama offense shined again as the Crimson Tide completed the sweep of VMI, winning 7-4 in the series finale on Sunday at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The winning pitcher was Tucker Hawley (1-0), ascending Alabama to 3-0, and the losing pitcher was Connor Bach (0-1), dropping the Keydets to 0-3.
Freshman shortstop Mikey White went 4-for-5 and had the game-winning RBI in the seventh inning in his Alabama debut, as the Crimson Tide defeated the VMI Keydets, 8-3, in the season opener for both teams from Sewell-Thomas Stadium in Friday night. The winning pitcher was freshman right-hander Ray Castillo (1-0) and the losing pitcher was the Keydets’ Rian Ellis (0-1).
With a win over the Gamecocks Saturday, the Crimson Tide is now in sole possession of second place in the SEC.
AUBURN, Ala. – The Alabama women’s basketball team was unable to overcome offensive struggles in the first half, falling 70-53 at Auburn on Sunday at Auburn Arena. With the loss, the Crimson Tide dips to 12-13 overall and 2-10 in the Southeastern Conference while the Tigers improve to 14-11 on the season and 3-9 in the league.
Though Nick Saban has only indefinitely suspended the four Alabama players arrested in connection with two on-campus robberies, a move by the school may signal a stiffer punishment may be on the way.
According to the AP, the University of Alabama has banned Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J. Pettway from campus while Brent Calloway has not been banned.
Williams, Hayes, and Pettway...
Afte back-to-back road losses, No. 5 Alabama will host No. 15 Auburn at home tonight at 7:30 at Coleman Coliseum. The Crimson Tide have a 105-meet winning streak against the Tigers.
This crimson and white truck was spotted in Birmingham according to @_TheBlack77. Not only are there Alabama Crimson Tide logos on the car, there is a picture of what we are assuming are their three children with mohawk haircuts.
If Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide continue to win, expect to see plenty more gestures like this.
Alabama is moving swiftly to let college football know that winning games is not more important than character and how you conduct yourself.
After robbing and beating two of their fellow students, The Birmingham News is reporting that 3 of 4 players involved in the robberies have been banned from campus.
A school spokesperson released a statement, but stated that Eddie Williams...