Tuscaloosa, AL - The University of Alabama has announced that offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will return to his position for the 2015 season. Quenton Nelson Colts Jersey . Kiffin, a finalist for the 2014 Broyles Award recognizing the top assistant in college football, had been rumored to be a front-runner for the San Francisco 49ers vacant offensive coordinators position. I made a comment at the Sugar Bowl that I would be back this fall at Alabama and that is definitely the plan, said Kiffin in a statement released Saturday. This time of year, there are lots of things out there regarding other coaching opportunities, but I want to reaffirm my commitment to the University of Alabama, Coach (Nick) Saban, and our team. Kiffin, who had a 20-game stint as the Oakland Raiders head coach from 2007-08, directed a Crimson Tide offense that established school season records for total yards and passing years while averaging 36.9 points per game this past season. Additionally, wide receiver Amari Cooper finished third in balloting for the Heisman Trophy after amassing 1,727 yards and 16 touchdowns on 124 catches. Weve very pleased and happy that Lane is going to be staying here at the University of Alabama with us. Hes done a fabulous job and is one of the finest offensive coaches in the country, said Saban. He is going to have plenty of opportunities in the future and we want to continue to help him develop as a coach so when he leaves here, hell be in a very good situation. Our offense was extremely productive last season and we look forward to building on some of the good things we did on that side of the ball with this years team. Alabama won the 2014 SEC Championship Game and earned the top seed in the inaugural four-team College Football Playoff, but was handed a 42-35 loss by eventual national champion Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl semifinal. Custom Colts Jerseys . 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Tyler Zeller scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed a career-best 15 rebounds, Kyrie Irving added 14 points and the Cavaliers pushed their winning streak to five games Tuesday night with a 114-85 victory over the skidding Philadelphia 76ers.DENVER - Arron Afflalo took no special pleasure in helping beat his former team.Afflalo scored 17 points for Denver in his first matchup against Orlando since being traded, and the Nuggets beat the Magic 93-90 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive win.The fact that it was the Magic doesnt make it any sweeter, Afflalo said. Im just happy we won. Just being out there on the court, theyve gotten better from when I was there. Their confidence, their aggression, their strength, everything about them has gotten better. They just need more time.Against the Nuggets, they ran out of time.Evan Fournier, who was acquired by Orlando in the off-season trade sending Afflalo back to Denver for a second tour with the team, had 14 points, but misfired on a 3-point attempt at the buzzer.They were kind of in scramble mode and looking for a 3-point opportunity, Afflalo said. Hes a good shooter and he got a decent look at it.Fournier got the shot off under defensive pressure.It was a tough shot, step-back 3 on my right, he said. Unfortunately, it didnt go in, but it was a tough play.Ty Lawson led Denver with 23 points. The Nuggets also got a key contribution from Jusuf Nurkic, who had eight points in his first career start in place of Timofey Mozgov, who was traded to Cleveland earlier in the day in exchange for two first-round draft picks.It was a little funky; he was tired, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said. The adrenaline from starting the first game made it seem like he was gassed early in the game. He did OK. He just really seemed to be gassed.Nikola Vucevic scored 20 points for the Magic, who lost for the sixth straight time in Denver. Victor Oladipo had 17 points.After Elfrid Paytons jumper gave the Magic a 53-52 lead, the Nuggets ran off 10 straight points. Braden Smith Colts Jersey. Afflalo capped the run with a driving layup, and Denver carried a 63-58 lead into the fourth quarter.The Nuggets got a boost from Nate Robinson, who scored each of his 13 points in the final period, including a pair of free throws that gave Denver a 78-68 lead with 5:49 left.Orlando got within five when Tobias Harris swished a 3-pointer, but Lawson answered with his third 3-pointer of the game.The Magic rallied again with a trio of 3-pointers, including two by Andrew Nicholson. Orlando trailed 93-90 with 56.4 seconds left.The Nuggets missed two long jumpers, giving Orlando a chance for a tying 3-pointer, but Fourniers attempt from beyond the arc went off the rim and out.They made some big timely 3s; theyve got a lot of fight, Afflalo said. But at the end of the day, we came out with a win.TIP-INSMagic: Channing Frye failed to score in 19 1/2 minutes after he was listed as questionable because of elbow and triceps soreness. He was 0 for 5 from the floor. ... After going winless during a three-game homestand, the Magic opened a four-game road trip.Nuggets: The chance to build on the Nuggets roster through the acquisition of two first-round draft picks factored heavily in the teams decision to trade Mozgov to the Cavs, general manager Tim Connelly said in a pregame news conference. Its never easy to trade a guy that does everything right, did everything we ask, Connelly said. We just thought the opportunity to get two future assets was too good to pass up. 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