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University of Alabama to offer degree in cyber security - Alabama NewsCenter In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, the University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security. The University’s board of trustees recently approved the Bachelor of Science degree, which will be offered this fall.

Sunday Weather Xtreme Video: More Rain to Start the Week A better shot of colder air arrives for Wednesday night, with lows dropping to near freezing. Thursday will remain stuck in the 40s. FLY IN THE OINTMENT: Upper-level lows are always a hassle, and this one threw us a curveball last evening. The latest runs of the GFS now shows some showers into Alabama late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Alabama Football: 2020 Offensive Line position group preview The Alabama football offensive line lost a sure NFL first-rounder in Jedrick Wills. Check out who steps up and what position adjustments will likely occur…

Alcorn State looks to sweep Alabama St. Alcorn State vs Alabama State. Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Monday, 8:30 p.m. BOTTOM LINE: Alabama State seeks revenge on Alcorn State after dropping the first matchup in Lorman. The teams last met on Jan. 27, when the Braves shot 38.7 percent from the field en route to a three-point victory.

Alabama Roots: Who has jumped the highest at the NFL Combine? Of all the football players from Alabama's high schools and colleges who've tried to reach the pros, which one got the highest off the ground in the vertical jump at the annual NFL Scouting Combine? The NFL Scouting Combine will be held this week in Indianapolis for the 34th straight year.

Alabama Basketball: Tide gets road SEC must-win in Oxford As the regular season winds down, almost every game is a must-win for Alabama basketball. The Crimson Tide took care of business in Oxford, MS. In its firs…

US 'honour roll' of historic places often ignores slavery - Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and many of those plantations hold places of honour on the National Register of Historic Places - but don't look for many mentions of slavery in the government's official record of places with historic significance.

US 'honor roll' of historic places often ignores slavery - Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and many of those plantations hold places of honor on the National Register of Historic Places - but don't look for many mentions of slavery in the government's official record of places with historic significance.

Deontay Wilder Falls to Tyson Fury Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh.

Two Colts Named To Pro Football Focus' 'All-Combine Team' There have been some incredible performances at the NFL Scouting Combine over the years, and the Indianapolis Colts have two players who set themselves apart at the event during the 2010s, according to Pro Football Focus.

Roeder: Trump's personal decision on basing U.S. Space Command brings political intrigue Amid a 98-minute speech in Colorado Springs on Thursday, President Donald Trump threw more confusion into the long-overdue decision of where the military will house U.S. Space Command. And he did it with the shortest pronoun in the English language.

2020 NFL Mock Draft Roundup: S Brandon Jones is Texas' top pick Former Texas safety Brandon Jones is widely projected to be selected at the beginning of the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Bengals aren't thrilled with NFL combine interview changes In a move Cincinnati Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin has described as "not ideal," according to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, teams are allowed 15 fewer interviews than usual - but the interview times have been bumped to 18 minutes.

Marvin Lewis explains why Bengals took a risk on Vontaze Burfict In hindsight, plenty have wondered why Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati Bengals took repeated risks on Vontaze Burfict over the years.

Watching a Honda Odyssey Battle S2000s and Miatas for Track Position Is Hilarious and Amazing Minivans can be race cars too.

Feds face pushback for plan to quarantine coronavirus patients in Alabama Department of Health and Human Services, FEMA and even the president of the united states are getting pushback from local officials and residents over a federal plan announced Saturday that would have American citizens infected with the new coronavirus from China quarantined at a facility in Anniston starting next week.

Alabama Basketball Blows Out Ole Miss En Route to Making a Bid for the NCAA Tournament For what feels like the first time in at least a decade, Alabama's basketball team shot out to a commanding lead by the end of the first half, and then held on to and extended that lead throughout the entire second half.

Defense shines as Southern U. beats Alabama St. 56-44 - Micah Bradford recorded 12 points as Southern defeated Alabama State 56-44 on Saturday. Amel Kuljuhovic added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Jaguars, who held the Hornets to 25.5 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Southern opponent.

West Alabama spoils Lady Blazers' Senior Day, 76-67 - Visiting West Alabama outscored Valdosta State 44-30 in the second half and used a 17-4 spurt to begin the final two quarters, as the Lady Tigers posted a 76-67 victory over the Lady Blazers on Senior Day at The Complex. VSU sophomore Abby Rouse finished with a season-high 20 points, leading four VSU starters in double figures.

ALFA Voices Support For Amendment One; Urges Alabamians to Vote "Yes" They will cast their votes to approve or reject an amendment that would change the name of the current "State Board of Education," to the "Alabama Commission on Elementary and Secondary Education," and would allow the governor to appoint members to the commission in contrast to the current process where voters get to elect its members.

Coronavirus evacuees in Alabama: Anniston FEMA facility will house cruise ship passengers The evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus. They have no symptoms or mild symptoms, officials said.

Hogs in better shape when at full strength It was a hawkish day for the Hogs of the University of Arkansas. Isaiah Joe returned after missing five games. all losses by the Razorbacks. following knee surgery and scored 21 points including five three-pointers to lead the Hogs to a 78-68 win over Missouri.

Alabama at Ole Miss Game Thread Alabama Crimson Tide at Ole Miss Rebels.

Brockermeyer Twins Announce Official Visits Tommy and James Brockermeyer have announced where they will be making their official visits, and it appears the Longhorns have made the cut. The twins out of Fort Worth, TX will be visiting Alabama, Auburn, LSU, and Texas. Having offers from tens of schools, both Tommy and James have narrowed it down.

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