Alabama to Reveal New Look for



March 31, 2008

The University of Alabama Athletic Department is pleased to welcome you to the newest design of our official athletics website,  The updated site debuted on servers late Monday night and will continue implementation throughout the week.

The UA Athletic Department and CBS College Sports have teamed to commit extensive planning, design and research resources to develop this new version of, and this new and improved website is a suitable addition to the on-line history of Alabama athletics.

In addition to providing a gateway for fans to experience Alabama Athletics, also provides a vital bridge between all members of the Crimson Tide athletic community and the outside world, including the greater University of Alabama community, the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA.

Our new site is the latest example of Alabama Athletics' commitment to bringing our fans the most extensive and comprehensive coverage of Crimson Tide athletics directly from the campus in Tuscaloosa.

Why has the site been re-designed?
The University of Alabama Athletic Department and its multimedia rights holder, Crimson Tide Sports Marketing, partnered with the CBS College Sports Network this winter. The new is a product of that partnership.

What is TideTV?
A premium multimedia site located previously known as, it can now be found at With the launch of TideTV, Crimson Tide fans can view official webcasts including games, press conferences, video features, interviews and archived footage in addition to listening to live game audio in one package. Current members will log on to TideTV just as they have in the past.

Do I still need a Yahoo account for live game audio?
Yes. With TideTV membership, fans can listen to live audio of Alabama games, view complete live stats with CBS College Sports' industry-leading GameTracker and watch extensive webcasts and video features covering every facet of Alabama athletics from anywhere in the world.

What happens to my subscription?
Without exception, all existing memberships are honored by the new site. Members log in to TideTV with the same username and password as before. Annual subscriptions continue without interruption and expire one year from the initial signup date as normal. Monthly memberships will expire on April 15th and subscribers will be prompted to renew their subscriptions by re-entering billing information.

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