University of Alabama football http://apr.org en Players Remember Bear Bryant 30 Years After Death http://apr.org/post/players-remember-bear-bryant-30-years-after-death <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>(Information in the following story is from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com)</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>Former players and assistant coaches are remembering Paul "Bear" Bryant on the 30th anniversary of his death.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>Bryant led the University of Alabama's football program to 323 wins and six national championships before his death on Jan. 26, 1983. Sun, 27 Jan 2013 14:51:05 +0000 The Associated Press 23857 at http://apr.org Players Remember Bear Bryant 30 Years After Death BCS crowd to see UA PSA combating binge drinking http://apr.org/post/bcs-crowd-see-ua-psa-combating-binge-drinking <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">Football fans attending the national championship game Monday night between Alabama and Notre Dame will get to see a public service announcement filmed by University of Alabama students to combat binge drinking.</span></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 20:51:32 +0000 The Associated Press 22857 at http://apr.org BCS crowd to see UA PSA combating binge drinking Ala Jeweler Refunding Purchases Over Shutout http://apr.org/post/ala-jeweler-refunding-purchases-over-shutout <P>An Alabama jeweler says he owes customers tens of thousands of dollars since Alabama shut out archrival Auburn in their annual football game last weekend.</P> <P>Jeff Dennis had promised to refund purchases at his Gardendale jewelry store if either team failed to score.</P> <DIV> <P>WIAT-TV (<A href="http://bit.ly/Tq3icI"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/Tq3icI</FONT></U></A> ) reports that No. 2 Alabama's 49-0 victory over Auburn means Dennis is getting ready to pay up.</P> <P>Dennis will give a total of about 300 refunds to customers who shopped between Nov. 16 and Nov. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:48:54 +0000 The Associated Press 21223 at http://apr.org Ala Jeweler Refunding Purchases Over Shutout SEC Championship Tickets Spiking for Ala. vs. Ga. http://apr.org/post/sec-championship-tickets-spiking-ala-vs-ga <p>Tickets to the SEC Championship football game in Atlanta next weekend continued to climb as Georgia and Alabama each demolished their archrivals.</p><p>By early Saturday evening, after Georgia's 41-10 win over Georgia Tech and with Alabama leading Auburn 42-0, the cheapest ticket on StubHub.com was $324. That doesn't include shipping and handling. Those add-ons would push the price closer to $400.</p><div><p>And don't think that would get you nice seats, either. That's just for seats just a few rows from the top of the Georgia Dome in the corner of the end zone.</p> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 15:16:24 +0000 The Associated Press 21139 at http://apr.org SEC Championship Tickets Spiking for Ala. vs. Ga. Univ. of Alabama to Have Military Tailgate for A&M http://apr.org/post/univ-alabama-have-military-tailgate-am <P>The University of Alabama is holding a special event for veterans before Saturday's football game in Tuscaloosa against Texas A&amp;M.</P> <DIV> <P>The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a free pre-game tailgate for veterans, troops and their dependents from both schools.</P> <P>The tailgate starts at 11:30 a.m. CST on the northwest corner of the Quad, where thousands of fans gather before games.</P> <P>The tailgate is part of a week of events on campus making Veterans Day, which is next Monday.</P> <P>No. 1 Alabama plays No. 15 A&amp;M at 2:30 p.m. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:46:28 +0000 The Associated Press 20439 at http://apr.org Univ. of Alabama to Have Military Tailgate for A&M