Posts Tagged Alabama

Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.

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Relax, Alabama: Team thrives with looser mind-set

Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones (22) celebrates after taking off on a long punt-return during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGAZINES OUT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban wanted his team to lighten up. Play loose, have fun, stop fretting so much about those burdensome expectations surrounding the program.

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No. 7 Alabama steamrolls No. 21 Texas A&M 59-0

Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) runs the against Texas A&M defensive back De'Vante Harris (1)during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct, 18, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Blake Sims passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a 43-yard run while leading No. 7 Alabama to 35 second-quarter points and a 59-0 pummeling of No. 21 Texas A&M on Saturday.

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Earnhardt out to win at Talladega to save season

Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits in his car as he waits to practice for Sunday's NASCAR Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — This magical season for Dale Earnhardt Jr. comes down to one race to save his championship hopes. NASCAR’s most popular driver must win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to continue his quest for his first career Sprint Cup title.

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Terry Labonte calling it quits after Talladega

NASCAR driver Terry Labonte announces his retirement during a news conference at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Terry Labonte will compete in his final NASCAR race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

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