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Strug1996 Alabama News
Olympic Gold Medalist Kerri Strug coming to Baldwin County Sept. 5; Heroine of 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics

Olympic hero Kerri Sturg speaks in Daphne on September 5.

Rickwood Field Alabama News
Watch: Timelapse of Rickwood Field renovations ahead of MLB game

The City of Birmingham spent $4.5 million for the renovations to bring the field up to MLB standards while also keeping Rickwood’s history and legacy intact.

Reggie Jackson on FOX Alabama News
'Coming back here is not easy': Reggie Jackson talks about his return to Rickwood Field (Video)

Birmingham is a much different place in 2024 than it was in 1967. But that doesn't make it easy to come back for 14-time Major League Baseball All-Star Reggie Jackson.

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More than just a game: Birmingham's Rickwood Field honors Willie Mays with first-ever MLB matchup

On a night when it was about a whole lot more than baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants faced off at Rickwood Field in Birmingham.

Willie Mays Alabama News
'Say Hey Kid': MLB Hall of Famer Willie Mays dead at 93

Just days before being honored in his hometown for Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field, legendary outfielder Willie Mays passed away "peacefully" at his home in San Francisco, Calif.

Willie Mays Alabama News
Birmingham native, MLB Hall of Famer Willie Mays to miss Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field

Baseball legend Willie Mays announced that he would not be making the trip back home this week to watch Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game at Rickwood Field in Birmingham.

Charles Barkley in Neville Arena Alabama News
Charles Barkley: 'Next year is going to be my last year on television'

Auburn basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has become a staple of both NBA and March Madness television coverage, but that appears to soon be coming to an end after 25 years.

Bryant Denny night Alabama News
Alabama, Auburn no longer hosting AHSAA Super 7 due to CFP expansion

The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced on Wednesday that the University of Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium and Auburn University's Jordan-Hare Stadium will no longer be in the rotation to host the Super 7 championships.

Bruce Pearl Alabama News
Auburn's Pearl calls out MSNBC host for questioning Israel's morals in rescuing hostages from Palestine: 'Whose side are you on?'

On Sunday, Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl responded to MSNBC host Ayman Mohyeldin's questioning of Israel's tactics in rescuing hostages held by Palestine as the two countries continue to wage war on each other.

Norma Rutledge Alabama News
‘First Mama’ of Alabama football, Norma Rutledge, dies in Tuscaloosa

Norma Rutledge, longtime dorm mother of Bryant Hall Athletic Dorm, has died in Tuscaloosa at age 86.

Heath Harmon Alabama News
AHSAA names Heath Harmon new executive director

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) named Oxford High School principal Heath Harmon their new executive director on Thursday.

Jordanbryant Alabama News
Future Auburn coaching legend Ralph ‘Shug’ Jordan survived D-Day, WWII 80 years ago

80 years ago, Selma's Ralph Shug Jordan was getting ready to launch onto the French coast for D-Day.

auburn softball coaches Alabama News
Auburn names Chris and Kate Malveaux as co-head softball coaches

Auburn has filled its softball head coaching vacancy.

Jsuband Alabama News
Jax State band headed to France for ‘D-Day at 80 Years’ performance

The Jacksonville State University (JSU) Marching Southerners are embarking on another historic journey to perform for the 80th commemoration of D-Day in Normandy, France, on Thursday, June 6.

Saban Tubs Alabama News
Saban, Tuberville listed as candidates for 2025 College Football Hall of Fame

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently joined Nick Saban and several other prominent football figures in Alabama to appear on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.

Boaz High School Marching Pirates Alabama News
From Sand Mountain to Normandy Beach: Boaz High School band to perform at 80th anniversary of D-Day

Boaz High School band headed for France to perform at the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Kayla Beaver vs Florida WCWS Alabama News
Alabama eliminated from Women's College World Series in 6-4 loss to Florida

The Alabama Crimson Tide's remarkable postseason journey concluded on Sunday evening with a 6-4 loss to the Florida Gators.

Will Hodo vs Stetson NCAA Regionals Alabama News
Alabama baseball falls to Stetson 4-0, putting an end to 2024 season

The Alabama baseball team's 2024 season concluded on Saturday with a 4-0 defeat to Stetson in the Tallahassee Regional of the NCAA tournament.

Alabama news wheelchair tennis Alabama News
Mobile fast becoming center for wheelchair tennis

Mobile Tennis Center has daily wheelchair tennis and clinics.

Will Hodo vs UCF Regionals Alabama News
Alabama baseball drops opener of Tallahassee regional to UCF 8-7

In a game that saw multiple lead changes and ties, Alabama came up short, losing to UCF 8-7.

Marlie Giles vs Duke WCWS Alabama News
Clutch hitting lifts Alabama softball past Duke in Women's College World Series

Clutch hitting and superb pitching have been the theme of the Alabama softball postseason, and Friday night was no different.

Birmingham-Southern Baseball trading card Alabama News
Topps announces special trading card to celebrate Birmingham-Southern baseball's 'historic Cinderella run'

On Thursday, trading card company Topps announced it had created a commemorative card for Birmingham-Southern College's baseball team, which is vying for the Division III national championship at the same time the school is permanently closing.

Kenleigh Cahalan vs UCLA WCWS Alabama News
Alabama softball headed to loser's bracket after dropping first game of Women's College World Series 4-1 against UCLA

Alabama softball lost in Thursday's opening game of the Women's College World Series, with a late home run securing a 4-1 victory for UCLA over the Crimson Tide.

National Archery in the Schools Program imagefull Alabama News
Alabama students dominate Eastern National Archery Tournament

Archery bullseye for Alabama students. Three school teams from Alabama and six individual archers placed in the top 10. One perfect score.

Resize Alabama News
Auburn men's golf wins team national championship

The Auburn men's golf team picked up a 3-2 win over Florida State to secure the team national championship.

Birmingham-Southern Baseball team Alabama News
'Keep the train moving!': GoFundMe raises over $100K to fund Birmingham-Southern baseball's trip to Division III World Series

Birmingham-Southern College is set to close permanently on Friday while, on the same day, the Panthers baseball team will open play in the Division III World Series in Eastlake, Ohio.

Rickwood Field Alabama News
How much are ticket prices for MLB's 'Field of Dreams' game at Birmingham's Rickwood Field?

If you're wanting to take the family to catch Major League Baseball's tribute to the Negro Leagues in Birmingham, you might want to get in touch with your loan officer.

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