Former Alabama Athletic Director, Bill Battle, has been hospitalized due to COVID-19. In a public statement he said he is expecting to make a full recovery, he is undergoing treatment and observation at UAB in Birmingham. Battle served as athletic director at the Capstone from 2013-17.
Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Arizona, will become the new Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama effective March 1, pending approval of The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.
University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced today that he has completed the latest in a series of treatments for multiple myeloma, and reports that he feels great and looks forward to returning to work on a limited basis at the University very soon...
Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced that Alabama athletic director Bill Battle will be taking a leave of absence following difficulties of dealing with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer. Tuscaloosa News writer Cecil Hurt joined Ryan Fowler to discuss Battle's decision to step away for the time being.
University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced this morning that he will undergo the latest in a series of treatments for multiple myeloma, a condition he has been dealing with privately for more than two years. While the treatment will keep him away from his office for a few weeks, he will continue to direct the Department of Athletics while in daily communication with senior a
TEMPE, Ariz. – Alabama went through its final full practice before Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship on Saturday.
The Crimson Tide took the buses down from its hotel in nearby Scottsdale to practice inside the Dickey Dome, Arizona State’s indoor practice facility...