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AAF Power Rankings – Week 9

AAF Power Rankings – Week 9

The postseason picture became a little clearer in the East this week as Birmingham locked up their spot in the postseason against Orlando while Atlanta and Memphis were eliminated from playoff contention. The West became a little more muddied as Arizona moved into a tie for first with San Antonio after defeating the Commanders. Week…

Nate Oats hired as Alabama head basketball coach

Nate Oats hired as Alabama head basketball coach

Former Buffalo head basketball coach Nate Oats has been hired as the head coach for the Alabama basketball program, the university announced Wednesday afternoon. Oats was the 2018 and 2019 MAC coach of the year and a finalist for national coach of the year this season. At 44-years-old, Oats led the Bulls to the NCAA…

Alabama’s John Petty adds his name to the transfer portal

Alabama’s John Petty adds his name to the transfer portal

It has been a turbulent past few weeks for the Alabama basketball program and news continues to drop that signify how things have gotten in Tuscaloosa. First, it was the buyout of Avery Johnson as head coach after Alabama failed to make the NCAA Tournament this year and lost to Norfolk State in the first…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 8

AAF Power Rankings – Week 8

Another wild week in the Alliance as the first playoff spot is locked up by Orlando with a 30-point win over Atlanta. Birmingham falls to make things a little more interesting in the East, but they still hold a two-game lead on both Atlanta and Memphis. Meanwhile, San Antonio continues to lead the West, but…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 7

AAF Power Rankings – Week 7

A big week in the Alliance this week as San Antonio established themselves as one of the better teams in the league with a dominant performance over Atlanta, Orlando suffered their first loss to Arizona who looks to be a player in the west again, and Birmingham goes across the country and gets back to…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 6

AAF Power Rankings – Week 6

Some interesting results this week to really shake things up from second place down. Orlando is firmly in the #1 spot and looks to be there for the long haul. Behind them, Birmingham has fallen after losing two games in a row while teams like San Antonio and San Diego have emerged as the top…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 5

AAF Power Rankings – Week 5

What a week of football as the entire Alliance and the power rankings were turned upside down outside of the #1 spot. Orlando continues to be the solid leader in the league, but Birmingham fell for the first time while Memphis and Atlanta made quarterback changes and got their first wins of the season. This…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 4

AAF Power Rankings – Week 4

Week 3 taught us a lot about the various teams in the Alliance of American Football. The Birmingham Iron continued their winning ways with a dominant 28-12 win over Atlanta. The Legends fall to 0-3 and continue to be looked at as one of the worst teams in the league. Overall, the league changed a…

AHSAA State Basketball Championships Set

AHSAA State Basketball Championships Set

The final 56 teams in the seven classifications of boys and girls basketball in the AHSAA are set to meet at Legacy Arena in Birmingham beginning on February 25 and running through March 2. Multiple reigning state champions will be the BJCC once again. Mountain Brook highlights the boys field with the Spartans led by…