NASCAR: Nationwide driver Eric McClure still guarded after accident
NASCAR driver Eric McClure is stable and alert at a Birmingham hospital after an accident Saturday night at Talladega Superspeedway. Team spokeswoman Emily Brandt said Sunday that McClure remained under observation at UAB Hospital, …
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The Most Distinctive Fan Chant at Each NHL Arena
The NHL has arguably the best fans of any of the major sports. Each fan is loyal to their team and practices their team's individual time-honored traditions. One of the biggest traditions in the NHL is each team's well-known chant.
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Would Banning College Football Actually Help Academics?
Last week, Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger offered his arguments for why college football should be eliminated. The article appears in advance of tomorrow night's Intelligence Squared debate, in which Bissinger and author Malcolm Gladwell …
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UAB basketball signs JUCO C Fahro Alihodzic
By Steve Irvine — The Birmingham News BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — UAB added some size to new head basketball coach Jerod Haase's first signing class with the addition of center Fahro Alihodzic. "Fahro fills a great need for us up front," Haase said.
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Baseball: McNamara ousts No. 2 St. John's in WCAC tournament quarterfinals
The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference last season switched to a best-of-three series format for its tournament semifinals and championship, but the quarterfinals remain one game and this past Saturday McNamara delivered one of the season's …
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DU lacrosse to meet North Carolina in NCAA Tourney
By Mike Chambers The University of Denver men's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year and will begin its quest for a return trip to the Final Four on Saturday at North Carolina (5:30 pm, ESPNU).
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Capitals Have Several Factors Going Their Way During The 2012 NHL Playoffs
In each of the previous four postseasons, the Washington Capitals lacked at least one key ingredient all successful teams possess. In 2008, they didn't have enough experience to finish off the Flyers. In 2009, they didn't have enough killer instinct to …
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Will Joel Quenneville become the next Montreal Canadiens head coach?
Find another available coach who has made the playoffs in 13 of his 15 years in the NHL, and has a Stanley Cup ring? (And if it does, it would be a former Whaler hiring a former Whaler to coach with another former Whaler in Randy Cunneyworth.
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NASCAR's Brad Keselowski gets push from Kyle Busch for Talladega win
AP Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates with a burnout Sunday after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. / Nigel Kinrade / Autostock / AP Photo Juan Pablo Montoya (42) and Landon Cassill (83) drive on …
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Baseball books actually tell stories of perseverance
From 1988 to 1999, he was, along with Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, part of the best trio of starting pitchers in baseball, helping the Atlanta Braves dominate the National League's Western Division and later the Eastern Division.
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