Football Sunday Watch Party

Celebrate the big game with Sidewalk – we’ve totally understand if you’re only interested in the commercials! We’l have drink specials, door prices and surprises.

Winning! Alabama AHSAA Super 7 State Football Championships Dec 4-6, plus ticket info

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Teams will leave it all on the field during the AHSAA Super 7 State Football Championship. Photo via AHSAA

It’s time for Alabama’s AHSAA 2019 Super 7 state football championships

The 2019 Alabama High School Association (AHSAA) Super 7 State Football Championships at Jordan-Hare stadium on the campus of Auburn, Alabama takes place Dec. 4-6, and we can’t wait. Why? Because you’ll be able to see the best high school football teams in the state of Alabama—all in one great stadium!

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3 game day dips you NEED to make this football season

Bham Nowers Chaise and Lexie are ready to kick off and chow down! Happy football season, Birmingham. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Game day gatherings are a staple here in Birmingham, AL. Even if your favorite team is a big fan of nail-biting 4th quarter comebacks, the most stressful part of game day can be feeding your guests. Ditch the time-consuming and expensive dishes—here are 3 easy, delicious, and cost-effective dips guaranteed to score big come game day!

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Aloha! Alabama wins National Championship in epic OT comeback

Tua Tagovailoa heir apparent. Via- Sports Illustrated.

Aloha Alabama!

Full disclosure: I’m a Georgia fan, the only one on Bham Now’s staff. I felt certain at half-time that my Georgia Bulldogs would claim this championship title. They looked great, and were taking early command.

But then the Tide turned to it’s future: true freshman quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, and made magic happen. Last night’s  match-up cements Bama’s place in sports history as the undeniable, greatest football dynasty ever. And Alabama has an exciting Hawaiian import. 

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Last minute tickets for National Championship game can still be found if you’ve got a bucket load of cash

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There are still some tickets available! The College Football National Championship game is tonight at 8:00 pm. The Crimson Tide will meet the Georgia Bulldogs, in an all SEC national championship in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

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Social media reacts to Iron Bowl 2017: the good, the bad and the funny

This past Saturday, No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Auburn went head to head in the 82nd Iron Bowl. And as expected, football fans took to social media to share their thoughts about the game. Here’s a look at the good, the bad and the funny that hit social media before, during and after the Iron Bowl.

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The Electrifying Return of UAB Football

Sam Hunt Concert
Photo Courtesy of Courtney Clifford UAB Student

THE HOUSE PARTY

UAB football is back after a two- year hiatus. The excitement in Birmingham can be felt all around town. It’s electric! Friday night UAB kicked off the return of football with a ‘UAB House Party’ with vendors and a concert by former UAB quarterback and country music star Sam Hunt, in Uptown Birmingham. Over 20,000 happy and excited UAB fans, supporters and employees attended the free House Party concert to kick off the return of football. Continue reading “The Electrifying Return of UAB Football”

UAB On Bleeding Edge of Helmet Design – Can we make football safer?

Cross-section computer render of the upcoming VICIS ZERO1

Alabama loves football.  But it’s a rough sport.  You probably know  someone who’s been injured in the game.  Recently, football has come under fire for the inherent risks, which include the lifelong effects of repeated head injuries, such as concussions.  Helmets used today offer protection from direct impacts, but little else.  Can technology make it safer?

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