Michael Casagrande

@ByCasagrande

Alabama Crimson Tide beat writer for http://t.co/wqQFpKuKC0. WKU grad. Covered Miami 2012-13. Opinions expressed here are the right ones.

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It's a beautiful April afternoon at the University of Alabama.

Alabama baseball practices two days before opening day with Florida Atlantic.

How many people saw the final buzzer.

What a 16-0 run looks like in my notebook.

Read a newspaper!

Not an early-arriving crowd tonight.

A few seconds after Anthony Grant and former coworker John Pelphrey shared a big hug.

Andrew Steele also warming up. No sightings of Tony Mitchell or JaMychal Green.

Trevor Releford shooting around 90 minutes before tip time.

Coleman Coliseum already in Power of Pink spirit.

The difference between HD and standard def.

Alabama players start shoot around 90 minutes before tip time in Auburn.

Unashamed.

Look, it's the big board in the Alabama football complex.

iPhone Siri app has no answers for signing day mysteries.

scores a postgame interview with Robert Horry.

signing a few post game autographs.

Alabama students enjoying nice weather, avoiding basketball game.

BCS trophy drawing a crowd in Coleman Coliseum concourse.

Still plenty of student seats available 30 minutes before tipoff.