BCS Championship 2013 http://apr.org en Ala Tourism Posters Boast 4NAROW for Football http://apr.org/post/ala-tourism-posters-boast-4narow-football <P>Tourism officials are offering new posters to mark the state of Alabama's run of four consecutive college football titles.</P> <DIV> <P>Small posters that say "4NAROW" will be available starting Thursday at state welcome centers and tourism offices.</P> <P>The mini-posters resemble Alabama car tags and refer to the consecutive Bowl Championship Series crowns won by the University of Alabama and Auburn University.</P> <P>The back of the poster promotes trips to the Paul Bryant Museum and the Auburn University Arena, where the schools' four crystal trophies are on display. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:18:16 +0000 The Associated Press 23284 at http://apr.org Ala Tourism Posters Boast 4NAROW for Football Obama Congratulates Coach Saban On Championship http://apr.org/post/obama-congratulates-coach-saban-championship <P>President Barack Obama is congratulating University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban on another BCS championship, joking that "he and the Crimson Tide are beginning to make this a habit."</P> <P>Alabama won its third championship during Obama's presidency on Monday night, defeating Notre Dame 42-14 in Miami.</P> <P>Obama called Saban on Thursday afternoon and noted that it was the third time he'd made the congratulatory call to the coach.</P> <P>The White House says Obama commended Saban "on the incredible organization he has built" and said he looks forward to congratulating the t Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:03:24 +0000 The Associated Press 23116 at http://apr.org Obama Congratulates Coach Saban On Championship Bus Carrying 'Bama Cheerleaders Involved In Wreck http://apr.org/post/bus-carrying-bama-cheerleaders-involved-wreck <P>Montgomery police say a charter bus carrying home University of Alabama cheerleaders from the BCS championship game was involved in a wreck that left one person with life-threatening injuries.</P> <P>Authorities say the crash happened about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday on Western Boulevard at Interstate 65. Police say the accident involved the cheerleaders' bus, which was carrying 31 people; a car; and a pickup truck.</P> <P>Police say no one on the bus was hurt, but a passenger in the pickup suffered life-threatening injuries. Lt. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:44:30 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 23010 at http://apr.org Bus Carrying 'Bama Cheerleaders Involved In Wreck 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