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Auburn Bass Fishing Team anglers win Team of the Year honors, place two tandems in top 6 at national championship

To say the Auburn University Bass Fishing Team had a big weekend at nationals would be an understatement. Just days after the talented tandem of Logan Parks...

Get stuck with Chuck: UAB MHRC and Charles Barkley host COVID-19 vaccine rally

Charles Barkley is urging Alabamians to get stuck with Chuck. The Leeds native and Auburn and NBA basketball legend brings his plea for widespread vaccination against COVID-19 to a vaccine rally...

Birmingham Squadron owner: ‘We’re here to stay’

Don’t call the NBA G League a minor league. Don’t call the Birmingham Squadron – one of three expansion franchises starting play in 2021-2022, bringing the number of...

Boeing to sponsor ESPN’s Red Tails Classic honoring HBCUs and Tuskegee Airmen

Boeing on Friday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement to become the title sponsor of ESPN Events’ inaugural Red Tails Classic college...

Coca-Cola United joins The World Games 2022 as presenting sponsor for closing ceremony

One of the world’s most recognizable brands has joined the team of The World Games 2022 (TWG2022). Birmingham’s Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, among the largest privately held...

Rocket City Trash Pandas revive minor league baseball in Tennessee Valley

Literally and figuratively, the Rocket City Trash Pandas boast the hottest ticket in north Alabama. On a steamy weekend night, thousands of fans crowd...

Alabama remembers Birmingham native Bobby Bowden; Tributes pour on honoring legendary coach’s legacy

Tributes have poured in from the state of Alabama for Birmingham native and college football legend Bobby Bowden, who has passed away at age...

Eli Gold to be voice of Birmingham Squadron basketball team

Alabama broadcasting legend Eli Gold will be the “official voice” of the Birmingham Squadron, the NBA G League team for the New Orleans Pelicans. Gold is best known...

Celebration held for renaming of Tuscaloosa’s 28th Avenue to ‘Nick’s Kids Avenue’ in honor of Nick and Terry Saban’s charity

What was once 28th Avenue in Tuscaloosa is now officially Nick's Kids Avenue, a tribute to Nick and Terry Saban's charitable children's service organization. The...

UA Board of Trustees approves Saban contract extension; Legendary coach to average $10.6M annually

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees on Monday officially approved head football coach Nick Saban's contract extension, which will bring the seven-time national...

Tuskegee to kick off 2021 season against Fort Valley State in inaugural Red Tails Classic

Tuskegee University announced on Friday that it will kick off its 2021 campaign against Fort Valley State in the Red Tails Classic. The football game...

Tuberville: Federal government will have to intervene in ‘name, image and likeness’ issue — ‘NCAA can’t seem to get the job done’

Earlier this summer, NCAA rules changes and state laws went into effect that changed college athletes' ability to sell the rights to their names,...

Birmingham Squadron selected as team name for New Orleans Pelicans G League affiliate

The New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA G League announced Birmingham Squadron as the official name of the club’s new G League affiliate. The Squadron is set to begin playing...

SEC expanding as Oklahoma, Texas officially accept invitation to join conference

College football's preeminent conference has added two of the nation's most storied programs to its ranks. The University of Texas and the University of...

Texas and Oklahoma ready to be ruled by Birmingham; Schools formally request SEC admission

The University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma have requested admission into the SEC. The presidents for both schools formalized their requests in a...

UNA names Dr. Joshua M. Looney new athletics director

Upon completion of a nationwide search, officials at the University of North Alabama have announced that Dr. Joshua M. Looney will join the University...

The World Games 2022 announces new television agreement with CBS Sports

The Birmingham Organizing Committee for The World Games 2022 on Monday announced a new television agreement with CBS Sports. The World Games 2022, an international multisport event organized...

Coach Bryan Harsin ready to make himself at home at Auburn

Fun fact about new Auburn football coach Bryan Harsin: He is one of only two head coaches in the Southeastern Conference who never spent a day in the...

A new-look Alabama Crimson Tide, the same old Nick Saban

Nick Saban knows you want to know what he thinks. About the prospect of COVID-19 disrupting another college football season. Name, image and likeness rights for...

Will the SEC shine on Texas and Oklahoma?

Big oil is under attack. So it is doing what any other group would do to protect itself from regulators and turn a huge profit:...

Ozark mural of Alabama Crimson Tide football star Wilbur Jackson nears completion

Few people get to see their portrait painted 26 feet tall on the hometown square. Wilbur Jackson could, but he hasn’t. Fifty years after he became the...

Pelicans excited to launch new G League franchise in Birmingham this winter

G League franchises serve multiple functions for their parent NBA clubs, but perhaps the most important is simple: Helping the big-league team win more...

Guest: The NCAA cartel is collapsing

The unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision in NCAA v. Alston portends change for college sports. This case involves education-related benefits and is separate from...

Birmingham Black Barons among Negro League teams getting more play in online stats

Barbershop banter about the greatest baseball players ever has more ammunition after Baseball-Reference.com, a Sports Reference website, dramatically expanded its coverage of the Negro Leagues and historical Black major...