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Follow College Football Playoff title game live: Alabama vs. Georgia – Yahoo Sports

The Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs meet up in this season’s national championship on Monday. Follow along as the Yahoo Sports college football crew breaks down all the action. It’s finally game day! The College Football Playoff National Championship is here and it features a rematch of the SEC title game. Georgia was undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the country at that point, but was upset 41-27 by Alabama. More than a month later, Georgia gets an opportunity for revenge on the… Source link

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CFP lacks juice as Alabama, Georgia coast

The chants that have become the soundtrack of college football will be heard on repeat in the upcoming weeks. In Indianapolis, the inexplicable site of the College Football Playoff title game on Jan. 10, the vocal flex of Southern football superiority will reverberate in the heart of Big Ten country. With No. 3 Georgia and No. 1 Alabama set to square off in an SEC title game rematch, we’re left wondering if there’s a way for the sport to provide a surprise ending — both in result and,… Source link

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Alabama QB Bryce Young wins 2021 Heisman

Alabama has another Heisman Trophy winner. Crimson Tide QB Bryce Young was unsurprisingly named the 2021 Heisman winner on Saturday. Young entered the ceremony as a massive favorite after his performance in the SEC championship game. He was a finalist for the award along with Pitt QB Kenny Pickett, Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud and Michigan DL Aidan Hutchinson. Hutchinson finished second ahead of Pickett and Stroud. Young got 684 first-place votes and had more than eight times as many votes for… Source link

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Bryce Young and Alabama rout Georgia

ATLANTA – The ball buzzed nearly 60 yards in the air, a perfect parabola from Alabama’s Bryce Young that hummed through the dread of Mercedes-Benz Stadium. All afternoon long, Georgia fans partied toward a coronation here, as they entered the game 12-0, boasting a generational defense and championship thirst. Georgia supporters dominated the tailgates, distinctly outnumbered Alabama fans in the stands and saw the SEC title game as the first step toward winning the school’s first… Source link

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Alabama moves to No. 3 after Tennessee win

Alabama is back in the top three. The Crimson Tide moved to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 after a big win over Tennessee on Saturday. Alabama jumped Oklahoma after the Sooners needed a second-half comeback to beat Kansas. The Sooners fell a spot to No. 4.  Georgia and Cincinnati stayed in the top two spots. The Bulldogs were off on Saturday and Cincinnati beat Navy 27-20.  Ohio State stayed at No. 5 after shredding Indiana. The Big Ten has four teams in the top 10 again after Iowa moved up from No…. Source link

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3 Black-owned Alabama businesses each get $100,000 from $5 million Google fund

Three Black-owned Birmingham-based businesses were among 50 nationwide chosen to receive $100,000 from the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. Healthtech firm Acclinate, networking app Mixtroz and healthcare monitor SynsorMed were chosen along with firms from 15 states to receive the money. Google for Startups works to connect tech companies with Google’s products and mentoring, with a commitment to creating diverse startup communities. Jewel Burks Solomon, head of Google for Startups… Source link

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‘I wish everyone was mandated to have the vaccine,’ says Alabama doctor

Vaccine mandates are on the rise after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine and Moderna submitted for full federal approval of its vaccine, bringing to light an issue dividing the country as supporters say a mandate is for the common good while opponents call for medical freedom. And as the number of COVID-19 cases climb nationwide, with the seven-day average topping 150,000 this week for the first time since January, health… Source link

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As Delta variant spreads across U.S., Alabama doctor thinks surge ‘is going to get worse’

Hospitals in the U.S. South have quickly become overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients as cases continue climbing amid the surge of the Delta variant of coronavirus. And while there are indications that Delta transmission tends to subside after around 50 days, some health professionals see things getting worse before getting better. “We’ve seen it pick up with children, young adults, young women, pregnant women, unfortunately,” Dr. Ellen Eaton, assistant professor at the University of… Source link

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Google announces grant for creation of a Rural Local Initiative in Alabama

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WIAT) -– Google will provide a $50,000 grant to the Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation for the creation of a Rural LISC Alabama chapter. The Google Alabama Rural Works P3 Cohort will identify and train a diverse workforce, focusing on historically underrepresented populations in the state’s northern counties, and utilizing Northeast Alabama Community College as a hub for delivering short-term career technical tracks. Potential training tracks… Source link

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Nick Saban, Alabama dominate with class of 2017

Nick Saban appeared to be holding a cup of coffee — even though it was after 4 p.m. — when he stepped behind a University of Alabama podium on Feb. 1, 2017. It was National Signing Day and Saban was about to discuss a group of recruits that would prove to be among the greatest of all time — part of two national titles teams (and a 51-4 record) the past four seasons. Eleven of them were selected in the past three NFL drafts, including a whopping eight in the first round and six in the top… Source link

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