Stories by John Zenor

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Georgia-Auburn game loses luster this year

AUBURN, Ala. - Georgia-Auburn was supposed to be a potential prelude to the Southeastern Conference championship game between teams on their ways to division titles.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

Crimson Tide too much for Tigers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Derrick Henry ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns and No. 7 Alabama's defense smothered Leonard Fournette in a 30-16 victory over No. 4 Louisiana State on Saturday night.
By John Zenor

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Alabama-LSU games live up to billing

Louisiana State visits Alabama Saturday in a Southeastern Conference showdown that has mostly lived up to its billing in recent years.
By John Zenor

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

All LSU, Alabama can do now is wait

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama and Louisiana State have navigated rugged stretches leading up to a two-week wait. Then comes what figures to be the most hyped Southeastern Conference game of the ...
By John Zenor

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

No. 8 Tide survive scare against Vols

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Derrick Henry scored on a 14-yard run with 2:24 left and the eighth-ranked Crimson Tide held on for a 19-14 victory over Tennessee on Saturday with an overpowering finish in a ...
By John Zenor

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Alabama tries to rediscover home magic

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Tennessee Volunteers have at least one thing going for them against Alabama: They're not playing the game at home.
By John Zenor

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Saban scoffs at Crimson Tide's critics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban doesn't want his Alabama team to care what outsiders think.
By John Zenor

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Struggling Auburn making change at QB

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers are changing starting quarterbacks, turning from a struggling Jeremy Johnson to redshirt freshman Sean White.
By John Zenor

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Auburn tries to put rough start behind team

An uneven performance against Louisville and a near-upset by an FCS team have sent the 18th-ranked Tigers tumbling dramatically in both the polls and public regard.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015

Auburn assistant now on other side of rivalry

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks highly of his old boss, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, he ...
By John Zenor

Monday, Aug 3, 2015

SEC teams spare no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Head coaches aren't the only ones making huge bucks in the Southeastern Conference, considering the seven-figure salaries of new defensive coordinators Will Muschamp (Auburn) and John Chavis ...
By John Zenor

Thursday, July 23, 2015

SEC contenders eager to get injured stars back on field

The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
By John Zenor

Thursday, July 16, 2015

SEC is going it alone on transfer rule

HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has taken the high road when it comes to domestic violence, aiming to keep alleged abusers off their rosters.
By John Zenor

Monday, June 1, 2015

UAB to bring football back

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama Birmingham President Ray Watts said Monday he is bringing the football program back as early as 2016, reversing a decision to shut it down because it was too expensive.
By John Zenor

Friday, May 22, 2015

SEC agenda to focus on keeping level playing field

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference agenda for spring meetings leans heavily toward ensuring other leagues don't have any competitive advantage, either from satellite camps or graduate ...
By John Zenor

Monday, April 20, 2015

Recuperating SEC boss won't turn over reins early

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mike Slive made it clear he's still the boss of the Southeastern Conference, even with his successor seated next to him.
By John Zenor

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Hits just keep on coming for Alabama backfield

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The biggest concern for Alabama's backfield figured to be finding enough carries to go around after four top running back prospects signed with the Crimson Tide two years ago.
By John Zenor

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saban doesn't regret giving Taylor second chance

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban was unapologetic about choosing to sign defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, who has been kicked off the team. 
By John Zenor

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

UAB basketball team brings school much-needed boost

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB fans finally have something to celebrate.
By John Zenor

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Late basket lifts Bulldogs

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Cameron Forte hit a jump shot from the baseline with 7 seconds left in overtime to lift Georgia to a 66-65 victory over Alabama on Saturday night.
By John Zenor
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