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FDA official warns of dangers of caffeine powder

...ban sales of the substance.James Wade Sweatt of Alpharetta, Georgia, a 24-year-old recent University of Alabama-Birmingham graduate, died June 24. Landa wrote that his death came after a coma caused by using powdered pure caffeine.Landa wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-18/fda-official-warns-dangers-c
Bo Pelini hired by Youngstown State

...Collins his defensive coordinator.Collins replaces D.J. Durkin, who will serve as Florida's interim head coach for the Birmingham Bowl. TENNESSEE: Wide receiver Jason Croom won't play in the TaxSlayer Bowl because of a knee injury. NORFOLK STATE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-16/bo-pelini-hired-youngstow
Hundreds of students rally to save football at UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Scores of students, alumni...building at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and rallied for hours Monday in response...football" and "We are UAB, We are Birmingham," demonstrators demanded that UAB...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-01/hundreds-students-rally-s
Stronger season couldn't save UAB football program

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is shutting down the football program after one of the...Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, who is from Birmingham, posted on Twitter: "Gotta keep UAB's football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/stronger-season-couldnt-s
Oregon State coach Mike Riley is hired by Nebraska

...get started."Rivals.com national recruiting director Mike Farrell tweeted that the hiring is a "home run." ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM: On Tuesday, school president Ray Watts announced that the Blazers' football program would be disbanded. Now UAB's bowl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-04/oregon-state-coach-mike-r
Michaux: Selection committee short on playoff spots

...Mississippi State wasn't getting docked for its putrid nonconference slate when its toughest test came from an Alabama-Birmingham program that was disbanded at season's end.Yet Florida State, which without question tried the hardest of any team in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-04/michaux-selection-committ
Bo Pelini fired as Nebraska coach after seven seasons

...Alabama.The Tigers gave up 539 yards to the Crimson Tide on Saturday night in the highest-scoring Iron Bowl. ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM: The university appears close to dropping football.Coach Bill Clark told ESPN.com he expects the school to end a program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-30/bo-pelini-fired-nebraska-
3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility, police say

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A man wearing his work uniform started shooting at his...offices inside the warehouse in an industrial area just north of the Birmingham airport, Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper told reporters.The gunman had apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-23/3-people-dead-shooting
Samford holds off Mercer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Denzel Williams ran for two touchdowns and Samford avoided a last-minute scare to defeat Mercer 21-18 on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-05/samford-holds-mercer
Manchester City tops Aston Villa, keeps heat on Chelsea in Premier League

BIRMINGHAM, England - Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero produced late moments of brilliance to earn Manchester City a 2-0 win over Aston Villa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-04/manchester-city-tops