Police End NAACP Sit-in Against Attorney General NomineeThe president of the NAACP and five others were arrested after staging a sit-in Tuesday at the Alabama office of Sen. Jeff Sessions, the nominee for U.S. attorney general.
Loudoun Native Jonathan Allen Wins Nagurski Trophy, Snubbed in Heisman VotingLoudoun County native Jonathan Allen wins prestigious defensive award.
A Music Lover's Guide to the SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers
Country Group Alabama to Join July 4 D.C. Concert With ManilowCountry music group Alabama and singers Hunter Hayes, Nicole Scherzinger and Meghan Linsey from "The Voice" are joining the lineup for the Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, along with headliner Barry Manilow.
ACMs 2015: Off-Camera Awards Winners: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, MoreAlabama and Loretta Lynn also scored pre-telecast awards.
Alabama Chief Justice: Gay Marriage Violates State LawGay marriage arrived to parts of Alabama on Monday — but not to others — after the state's chief justice sought to put the weddings on hold, echoing familiar southern refrains of resistance to the intrusion of federal courts.
Heisman Watch: Oregon's Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman TrophyLater this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next YearThe stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State Are In PlayoffAlabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
Heisman Watch: Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman FavoritesThis week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins NowThe College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Keidel: Giving Thanks For SportsSince we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let's look to sports for reasons to give thanks.