The SEC football nation has been rocked by the news that Alabama Coach Nick Saban has COVID. Y’all, the fact that one of the state’s most influential figures has the virus serves as an important reminder that the pandemic ain’t over and we should continue implementing safe practices in our everyday routines.Continue reading “4 local icons who’ve contracted COVID and what you can do now.”
For those who feel the start of a chill in the air, see a few leaves change color and immediately long for football with a side of tailgating—have no fear. All across the state students and fans alike are enjoying Saturdays their own way. Whether it’s cheering on their team in the stadium at 25% capacity, or at a socially distanced watch party, see how students at Auburn and Alabama are celebrating game day in COVID fashion.Continue reading “How fans are celebrating college game day across Alabama by a student”
Football season is here and although it may look a bit different we’re still able to enjoy the two main perks: football and food. Since most of us will be “homegating”, check out these twelve local spots to pick up some grub before the game.Continue reading “12 local spots to pick up food so you can homegate like a pro”
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.
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!Continue reading “Winning! Alabama AHSAA Super 7 State Football Championships Dec 4-6, plus ticket info”
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!Continue reading “3 game day dips you NEED to make this football season”
The city wants to play ball, ya’ll.
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.
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.
The 6th ranked Georgia Bulldogs (11-1) met the 2nd ranked Auburn Tigers (10-2) in the 2017 SEC championship on Saturday, December 2 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Mercedes-Benz stadium. Continue reading “Football fans tweet their reactions to the 2017 SEC championship”
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.
Its almost that time of year again! Whether you shout War Eagle or Roll Tide, Birmingham loves the Iron Bowl! Here are a few great places in Birmingham to watch Alabama and Auburn go head to head, on Sat, Nov. 25. Continue reading “Birmingham Iron Bowl watch-party venues and specials”
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”
Former Auburn and Cincinnati Bengals coach Tommy Tuberville is considering a different kind of position these days. Word has it he’s thinking about running for Governor of Alabama.
Hoover plans to spend $80 million on its new sports complex going up next to the Hoover Met.
As of now, here are all the details from the name, to add on’s, to new land leases: