New stipend could play role in where recruits go to college

A new stipend that scholarship athletes are receiving to pay for some of the things that their scholarship doesn't cover could be a game changer for college sports.

Freshman Roquan Smith ready to take field for Georgia now

...adjusting to it pretty good. Just busting my tail."Jake Ganus, a senior inside linebacker who transferred from University of Alabama-Birmingham and had to learn the playbook before spring practice, said picking up the defense for a freshman...

South getting its first major wind farm

...demand in the Southeast, particularly in Alabama," said Clark Midkiff, a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Alabama who studies energy issues in the region.Another issue facing wind farms in the Southeast is protecting the region's...


...place at the Georgia Amateur Championship.The former Richmond Academy golfer is three shots behind Dru Love, a University of Alabama golfer and the son of 20-time PGA Tour winner Davis Love III, entering today's final round.Love posted 69...

Friends credit Boys and Girls Club in graduating with honors from A.R. Johnson

...Canaan has an academic scholarship to complete his core classes, after which time he plans to transfer to the University of Alabama to study mechanical engineering."I just wanted some of my school friends to be there," he said of his decision...


UAB AthleticsPapers: Shutdown was long plannedAn Alabama lawmaker released documents indicating that the University of Alabama-Birmingham might have been prepared to announce the shutdown of three sports, including football, more than...

On The Move

...oncology at Tanner Health System in Carrollton, Ga.Education: Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, University of Alabama-Birmingham; Master of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida TONYA POOLEJob title: Director of...

A.R. Johnson senior named 'Youth of the Year'

...Comcast to purchase new computers and iPads for the club.Canaan plans plans to study mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama and eventually become a robotics engineer.He also interns in the IT department at the Richmond County Board of...


...as scholar-athlete of the year. College FootballUAB set to make decision in JuneIn Birmingham, Ala., the University of Alabama-Birmingham athletic department would face an annual deficit of about $3.2 million if it reinstates football...

Parkinson's disease increasing, but so are better treatments

...tide.Dr. David Standaert, director of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, spoke to a forum for patients and caregivers hosted by Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center.Risk...