BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - He didn't say hello. He didn't even say good morning. Not right away.
It was half past daybreak Thursday morning at Shoal Creek, and the first words out of Mike Thompson's mouth weren't a greeting but a question.
Did my girls win?
There was no need to ask him to be more specific.
The Shoal Creek president is a big Alabama fan, and only one Alabama team was playing for a national chamÂpionship late Wednesday night when sleep overtook him.It was the Alabama team that had done everything but... Read more: We've got a soft spot for Alabama's softball national champions | al.com