ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

Grissom Tigers season preview

The Grissom Tigers are getting ready to turn things around big time with head coach Chip English.

Huntsville Speedway inviting kids to race bikes on track this weekend

We sat down with the owner & operator of the legendary track to talk about some fun promotions coming up.

Madison baseball team announces five name finalists

A “name the team” party is set for September 5th where the winner will be announced.

Hazel Green Trojans season preview

Hazel Green has a new coach, new culture, and a new season to try and return to the playoffs.

Madison County Tigers season preview

Gone are the days of Class 4A play, Head coach Scott Sharp’s program will make the jump to Class 5A and play the likes of Madison County, Westminster, and East Limestone.

Lee Generals season preview

It was a great season for the Generals in 2017 with a handful of young men signing college scholarships, including Malik Langham, who’s now at Florida. They had eight wins last season, five of those in region play, good enough for a playoff berth.

Hartselle Tigers season preview

The Tigers are trying to get back to the postseason following their 10 straight years of reaching the playoffs before last season’s setback.

Athens Golden Eagles season preview

How about a local team grinding for their goals after dark? Athens High School held a midnight practice on April 9 and the community was all about it.

James Clemens Jets season preview

The year 2017 wasn’t what Wade Waldrop wanted for his program coming off three straight playoff appearances.

Huntsville High Panthers season in preview

Can the Panthers get back to the postseason? The journey starts August 23 a Thursday night game against Decatur in a non-region Game.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ’18: Coaches feeling heat this season

The 2018 hot-seat watch has already taken a bizarre turn at Ohio State

Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset at the Rogers Cup, and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied at night to join the Greek teenager in the semifinals

Decatur football begins fall camp

Over in Decatur bright and early Monday morning, the Red Raiders laced up their cleats for their first practice of fall camp.

UNA Lions prepare for their first Division 1 season

It will be one of their most exciting upcoming seasons ever as the football program gets ready to compete at the Division 1 level.

Former Huntsville City Schools athletic director dies

School and sports officials confirm that Huntsville sports leader Wade Lipscomb has died.

Top 10 names announced for new Madison baseball team

BallCorps LLC, owner of the Southern League baseball franchise coming to Madison for the 2020 season, has announced 10 finalists in its Name the Team contest.

Jacksonville State football entering 2018 season stronger than ever

And after the category 3 tornado that hit Jacksonville State earlier in March, the Gamecocks are entering this football season stronger than ever.

Tennessee Vols supportive of Pruitt as new coach

After a 4-8 season last year, the Tennessee Vols are optimistic for their new head coach and familiar face in the SEC, Jeremy Pruitt.

Alabama native Jeremy Pruitt tries to restore power to the Vols

A 4-8 record is what it took for Butch Jones to be fired in 2017. There wasn't any success from Derek Dooley prior to that. The last coach to win anything at Tennessee of significance is now Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer.

SECMD18: Day 1 What You Missed

New faces in new places, and a new venue for SEC Media Days. The annual College football media gathering happened in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time since the inception of Media Days back in 1985.

Decatur golfer competes in South Eastern Junior Tour

Jinger Heath from Decatur is playing this week in the South Eastern Junior Tour at the Legends Golf Course.

Madison County All-Stars heading to Little League World Series

The 6U Madison County South All-Star team is headed to the Dizzy Dean Little League World Series in Southhaven, Mississippi next week.

Local high school players face off to support ALS foundation

Friday's seven on seven was so much more than just a game as our local athletes learned the importance of taking care of each other.

Lawrence County All-Stars raising money to get to World Series

The 16u Lawrence County All-Stars girls softball team is the first-ever rec team from Lawrence County to qualify for the World Series.

President announced for new Madison baseball team

BallCorps LLC has named its president for the new Southern League baseball franchise in Madison.

Athens teacher injures arm competing on 'American Ninja Warrior'

She's a math teacher by day, but in her off time she trains...ninja warrior style. And her hard work got her into a national competition.

R.A. Hubbard survives late game rally, defeats Spring Garden 44-43

On Thursday R.A. Hubbard took on Spring Garden in the AHSAA Girls Basketball Class 1A Finals in Birmingham and it was the local Lady Chiefs coming out on top over the Lady Panthers.

Alabama pitcher Jake Walters drafted to Miami Marlins

Alabama pitcher Jake Walters drafted to the Miami Marlins.

MiLB approves BayBears' move to Madison

The Mobile BayBears are one step closer to their Madison relocation.

Groundbreaking for Madison baseball stadium next month

The city of Madison and BallCorps have announced the official groundbreaking for the new Minor League Baseball stadium and multiuse venue.

AAMU basketball coach resigns

Alabama A&M University's head men's basketball coach has resigned.

Havoc win SPHL President's Cup

The Huntsville Havoc made SPHL history Sunday night by becoming the first fourth-seeded team to win the President's Cup championship.

Havoc heading to game 3 in SPHL championship

It wasn't the outcome they wanted, but the Huntsville Havoc are still in the running for their second Southern Professional Hockey League title.

Havoc advances to SPHL President's Cup finals

The Huntsville Havoc are heading to the Southern Professional Hockey League President's Cup finals.

Havoc force game 3 against Macon in semifinal

The Huntsville Havoc are still alive in the Southern Professional Hockey League playoffs.

Hazel Green High School gets new head football coach

Hazel Green High School has a new head football coach.

WATCH: AHSAA basketball finals on WAFF 48.2 & online

Multiple teams from north Alabama are still in the running for a state basketball title.

Cordova wins 4A boys basketball championship over Madison Academy

The Cordova Blue Devils won their first state basketball championship on Friday. The boys team was victorious over the Madison Academy Mustangs for the 4A title.

Madison Academy wins 4A girls basketball championship

The Madison Academy Mustangs beat the Deshler Tigers on Friday for the 4A girls state basketball title.

Plainview wins 3A boys basketball championship in overtime

The Plainview Bears beat the Hillcrest Jaguars on Friday to win the 3A boys basketball championship.

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