Grab your cameras! UAB’s 4th Annual Little Blazers Baby Race is Saturday, Jan 25

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Look at this future UAB Blazers star! Photo via UAB Athletics Facebook page

For the 4th year in a row, the UAB Athletics is hosting the most precious halftime show in the world–the Little Blazers Baby Race. See pictures and learn how your little runner could be the next champion!

Plus, get discounted tickets to the game with promo code FAMILY.

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AHSAA 2020 Championship games coming to Birmingham in January and February

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Photo courtesy of Dennis Victory

Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.

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Everything you need to know about the BHM26.2 marathon. Get 10% off with code BHAMNOW10

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Go the distance (26.2 miles, that is) with BHM26.2 and support a great cause. Photo courtesy of BHM26.2

Looking for a reason to run this spring that’s more inspiring than the treadmill? Here’s your answer: BHM26.2. There’s still time to train for this April 19 event, so lace up those shoes and give this Birmingham race a shot! Register now at bhm262.com and get 10 percent off with code BHAMNOW10. 

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Roll Tua Roll—we wish you all the best in the NFL

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The legendary Tua T. in action. Photo via Tua’s Facebook page

The anticipation’s been building in advance of today’s big press conference with Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban and Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Will he stay or will he go (cue The Clash)? That’s the question that’s been on everyone’s mind and now we know the answer. Read on to learn more about the man everybody’s talking about—Tua Tagovailoa—and his big decision.

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“For Pat.” Auburn to honor Pat Sullivan with alternate helmet at Outback Bowl (See video).

Screenshot of the alternative helmet honoring Pat Sullivan at the Outback Bowl. The photo appeared on Auburn Football’s twitter account

Auburn University revealed that they will be wearing No. 7 on the side of their helmets today at the Outback Bowl honoring Birmingham native Pat Sullivan, who passed away on Dec. 1 at the age of 69.

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5 Birmingham venues approved for events during 2021 World Games

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Birmingham big-wigs posing with the first countdown clock for the 2021 Birmingham World Games. Photo via World Games 2021

The City of Birmingham, the Parks and Recreation Board and The World Games 2021 recently came to an agreement about which Birmingham venues would host events for the upcoming World Games. Here are five locations where you can witness The World Games, July 15-25!

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TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl players made new friends today at Children’s of Alabama (PHOTOS)

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It’s not every day Cincinnati running back Charles McClelland gets tackled by a girl this happy to see him. Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

It’s not every day college football players 3 days out from a bowl game visit children in the hospital, but that’s exactly what happened today in Birmingham at Children’s of Alabama. Players from Boston College and Cincinnati stopped into hospital rooms bringing gifts and good cheer.

Read on for all the details.

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5 ways to make University of Cincinnati fans feel at home for the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl

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Legendary Legion Field, home of the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

On January 2, 2020, the Magic City will be welcoming thousands of college football fans from the University of Cincinnati to the 14th annual TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl,when they take on the Boston College Eagles.

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Hoover lands inaugural 2020 USA Pickleball National Indoor Championship

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Are you ready for some Pickleball Birmingham!

This week, the USAPA, Pickleball’s national governing body, announced they will be holding the inaugural USA Pickleball National Indoor Championships on June 9 -13, 2020 at the Finley Center in Hoover.

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3 reasons your organization should raise money with the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in 2020

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Are those runners or ants? It’s hard to tell from this high up… Photo provided by Endurance Imaging.

‘Tis the season of giving, so why not raise money for your favorite charity or nonprofit organization? On Feb 14-16, 2020, the 19th annual Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend will commence. The weekend of running events gives the Birmingham community the chance to come together and raise money for a charity of their choosing. 

So, lace up your running shoes and keep on reading for everything you need to know about getting your organization involved in the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend. 

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