AT&T plans national tech trial – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAT&T has proposed a region of Palm Beach County for a years-long trial that would switch customers to new Internet-based technologies for services ranging from phone service to broadband and…

The NFL Combine: Who Won? – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalKent State running back Dri Archer ran the fastest 40-yard dash, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel measured in shorter than expected and Miami (Fla.) punter Pat O’Donnell put…

Texas Football: NFL Combine Grades, Analysis and Results for Former Longhorns – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe NFL combine is a week-long event where future NFL hopefuls have the opportunity to meet with NFL coaches and display their talents with the hopes of improving their…

Missing Adamsville man found safe tonight in Nashville shelter, reunited with … – al.com (blog)

Missing Adamsville man found safe tonight in Nashville shelter, reunited with …al.com (blog)ADAMSVILLE, Alabama — An Adamsville man with special needs who had been missing since Saturday night has been…

Cowboys need D, but don’t force it – ESPN (blog)

Cowboys need D, but don’t force itESPN (blog)INDIANAPOLIS — Everybody knows the Dallas Cowboys need help on defense. Just about every mock draft so far has the Cowboys selecting a…

NFL draft diary: Alabama WR Kevin Norwood – USA TODAY

NFL draft diary: Alabama WR Kevin NorwoodUSA TODAYUSA TODAY Sports has recruited an 11-man team of prospects to journal their path to the NFL Draft. Today’s entry is from Alabama…

NFL draft: AJ McCarron gets feisty at combine defending himself against critics – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)Why would he have? McCarron had one of the most successful college careers any quarterback has ever had, winning two national titles and a 36-4 record. But he…

Predicting Former Tide Players’ 2014 NFL Combine Performance – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportNo school has dominated the NFL draft like Alabama has in the last four years, and that trend is a safe bet to continue with 12 former Tide stars…

Liberal lightning rod Bill Maher talks marijuana reform, Justin Bieber and his … – The Birmingham News – al.com

Liberal lightning rod Bill Maher talks marijuana reform, Justin Bieber and his …The Birmingham News – al.comBIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Stand-up comic and liberal-minded lightning rod Bill Maher will make his…

These Ants Are Just Crazy! – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceFire ants have been invading the American South for years. Originally introduced through an accidental importation from a docked cargo ship in Alabama, these venomous ants have spread…

Julio Teheran, Braves reach terms – ESPN

ESPNKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Right-hander Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves agreed to terms on a six-year, $32.4 million contract on Friday with a club option for the 2020 season. The…

NFL Draft Combine 2014 List Of Players

Here’s the full list of players to be at the 2014 NFL Draft Combine, courtesy of the NFL Combine, NFL.com and the NFL: Quarterbacks Blake Bortles, Central Florida Tajh Boyd,…

Oops: Auburn posts Rashaan Evans profile, but five-star picks Tide – CBSSports.com

Taylor Swift and Lorde: Songwriting Soul Sisters – CMT.com

CMT.comLorde, 17, recently helped Swift celebrate her 24th birthday when she was in Australia, and now, the two reportedly text about shopping. “Taylor’s super good at this stuff,” Lorde said.…

Cal’s Brendan Bigelow, Stanford’s David Yankey Two Of 102 Players Given Special Eligibility For NFL Draft

Brendan Bigelow, the Cal Football running back who dazzled California students, alumns, and the nation with his amazing 2012 performance against Ohio State, will join 102 other NCAA college football…

Obama’s restrictions on NSA surveillance rely on narrow definition of ‘spying’ – Washington Post

Washington PostPresident Obama said Friday, in his first major speech on electronic surveillance, that “the United States is not spying on ordinary people who don’t threaten our national security.” Obama…

2014 NFL Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. Projects Johnny Manziel Will Go #1 Overall – NFL Mocks

NFL MocksMel Kiper Jr. is the grandfather of NFL Draft analysis, so when he speaks, people tend to listen. Kiper recently released his first mock draft of the 2014 offseason,…

Netflix exposed as net neutrality rules gutted – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Netflix may be exposed to higher costs in the wake of a major court decision that voided rules governing Internet access known as net neutrality. On…

Will Net Neutrality Ruling Make Web More Like Cable? – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA federal court has ruled against the so-called ‘Open Internet’ rules, but what’s the long term impact on consumers and tech companies? High Definition columnist Farhad Manjoo untangles…

Jeremy Pruitt to leave Florida State for Georgia – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFresh off winning a national title with Florida State, defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is expected to be hired for the same position at Georgia, a person familiar with the…

Lane Kiffin is Alabama’s new offensive coordinator – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com“We want to thank the University of Alabama and Coach Saban for this tremendous opportunity, and we feel humbled and honored to be a part of the Crimson Tide family,”…

Hot Property | Ex-coach Kiffin to give up his yardage – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesUSC’s recently terminated head football coach, Lane Kiffin, and his wife, Layla, have listed their home in Manhattan Beach, Calif., at $6.995 million. Related. Most Popular Comments. Hide…

Lane Kiffin calling plays at Alabama? This could actually work – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt was a nearly perfect Twitterbomb. Combine Alabama and Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin — Lane Kiffin! — and, well, it’s roll snark, roll. Here’s one random example from…

Alabama’s Nick Saban hires Lane Kiffin as offensive coordinator – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLane Kiffin will be back in the Southeastern Conference, this time serving as Alabama’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The university made the announcement on in a news release…

AP Source: Michigan Adding Doug Nussmeier to Staff – ABC News

ABC NewsA person familiar with the process says the University of Michigan is hiring Doug Nussmeier to be Brady Hoke’s offensive coordinator. The person spoke Thursday morning to The Associated…

Johnny Manziel at a glance – Washington Post

Washington PostTexas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is entering the NFL draft after two spectacular seasons. Some of the highs and lows: Top Play: In a victory over top-ranked Alabama in…

Keep up (or catch up!) with the latest from the BCS National Championship – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt all comes down to this. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Auburn will face off in the BCS title game at 8:30 p.m. ET. The game will be…

Florida State on pace for historic dominance – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Because Florida State hasn’t been here in more than a decade, because its brand had been so diminished by the time Bobby Bowden finally stepped…

Upset alert: No. 11 Oklahoma scours No. 3 Alabama in Sugar Bowl – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comDefending BCS champion Alabama ended its season with consecutive losses, falling to Oklahoma 45-31 in the Sugar Bowl on Thursday. Alabama entered the game as a 16.5-point favorite. Jalen Saunders…

What went wrong for Alabama? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBefore this year, a Nick Saban coached Alabama team had never allowed a quarterback to throw four touchdowns in a game. Johnny Manziel threw five earlier this season, and…

Oklahoma Beats Alabama 45-31 in Sugar Bowl – ABC News

ABC NewsHello, Trevor. Farewell, AJ. Trevor Knight’s final start as a freshman sent Oklahoma’s expectations soaring into 2014 while bringing a sour end to AJ McCarron’s otherwise charmed Alabama career.…

Sideline photographer gets run over during Sugar Bowl – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comFootball is often considered a dangerous sport, but apparently being a sideline photographer can be even more hazardous. During the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, one photographer got to meet…

OU, Bama have intertwined history – ABC News

ABC NewsAlabama and Oklahoma share passion and a rich legacy of success, not to mention a genuine respect for each other. “They’ve looked at it as a great opportunity to…

Tide’s 10 defining moments of 2013: No. 1 – In dominant fashion, Alabama wins … – The Birmingham News – al.com

The Birmingham News – al.com1 – In dominant fashion, Alabama wins 3rd BCS national title in 4 seasons. -043a899c29648334.jpg. Alabama head coach Nick Saban is dunked with Gatorade in the…

NY, NJ drivers better than those in South: statistics – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWhen it comes to driving, New Yorkers put their Southern counterparts to shame. Southern states dominate this year’s list of the nation’s worst drivers, with Louisiana, South…