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  1. Reggie Jackson's cleats among items available in online auction of Rickwood Field memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Memorabilia from Rickwood Field, the nation's oldest active ballpark, is available in an auction that concludes around noon Wednesday. Scores of autographed balls, bats and jerseys, and cleats worn by big league slugger Reggie Jackson are among the items that have been catalogued.

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  2. Could Geoff Collins' departure hurt Mississippi State's traction in Alabama?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Seven of Mississippi State's commitments in the class of 2015 hail from Alabama. MSU has been especially successful in the Birmingham metro , landing six commitments this year.

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  3. John Archibald--a double standard: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Writing about John Archibald might be the riskiest and dumbest thing I've ever done in my life, but this piece is not really about Archibald. On September 30, 2012, Birmingham became the second largest city in America without a daily newspaper .

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  4. Uab WR Collin Lisa commits to BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    UAB wide Receiver Collin Lisa carries the ball during the first practice session of the season in Birmingham, Ala., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Freshman wide receiver Collin Lisa is taking his talents to upstate New York, committing to Buffalo nearly two weeks after the Blazers football program was shut down.

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  5. Cheerleading championship features more than 80 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - More than 80 cheerleading teams participated in the UCA Southern Championship at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Arena on Sunday.

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  6. America's Amazon essay: Dams put a chokehold on Alabama watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Millions of years in the making, the great fish migrations of the Mobile River basin ended the year that man first walked on the moon. The annual spawning runs of more than a dozen species were sliced in half in 1969 when the gates of the Miller's Ferry Lock and Dam clamped shut on the Alabama River about 125 miles north of Mobile.

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  7. Birmingham tops TV ratings for ESPN college football for 14th straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall throws over Alabama linebacker Ryan Anderson and completes a pass to Auburn running back Roc Thomas in the third quarter of the Iron Bowl at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. ESPN's final ratings for the 2014 college football regular season are out , and Birmingham is the highest rated market for the 14th straight year.

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  8. Matthew Whitaker: Reviewing Birmingham's Vacancy Rate for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Vacancy rate, simply put, is the percentage of all units that are unoccupied at any given time. This exact percentage is in flux throughout the year as tenants come and go, but on average, it can give you a good idea of how the market is performing.

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  9. Which SEC school offered Clay-Chalkville underclassmen receivers Nico ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Cougars won the Class 6A state title in thrilling fashion last Friday with a 36-31 victory against Saraland , but got more great news on Wednesday. Mississippi State coach Geoff Collins has established a reputation for being the first SEC recruiter to bird dog elite Birmingham talent the last couple of years and he lived up to that status again this week.

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  10. Uab DT Jontavious Morris mulling multiple offers after football program shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    UAB nose tackle Jontavious Morris returns a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown in a 56-21 win over North Texas on Oct. 11, 2014, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. After completing finals at UAB this week, the senior-to-be will embark upon a whirlwind tour of the southeast to determine where he'll play his final season of college football.

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  11. Blake Sims didn't 'listen to the criticism or people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alabama quarterback Blake Sims has thrown for 3,250 yards and 26 touchdowns this season, leading the SEC in passing efficiency. Even as he quarterbacked Alabama to a national title in 1992, Jay Barker heard people question whether the Crimson Tide was winning in spite of him rather than because of him due to his sometimes pedestrian statistics.

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  12. Hoover tops final Power 20 Poll for second straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Hoover completed the 2014 football season with the same status with which it completed the 2013 campaign, as the top team in the Power 20 Poll, AL.com's ranking of the state's top 20 teams regardless of classification. Coach Josh Niblett's Buccaneers opened the season with two losses to out-of-state opponents but no squad from Alabama could hang another loss of the two-time defending Class 6A champions.

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  13. Offer now made and accepted, UAB's Vincent becomes offensive coordinator at South AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Alabama Live

    UAB Offensive Coordinator Bryant Vincent is shown during the first spring football practice session in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, March 12, 2014. ORG XMIT: ALBIN MOBILE, Alabama - Earlier this week, Bryant Vincent said he had not been offered the job as offensive coordinator at South Alabama.

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  14. Samford set to hire Murray State's Chris Hatcher as head football coach, according to reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Hatcher, 40, has spent the last five seasons as head coach at Murray State. He has also been head coach at Georgia Southern and Valdosta State, where he won a Division II national championship in 2004.

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  15. More major UAB donors question if Ray Watts' 'intentions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jimmy Filler has accused Ray Watts of "not telling the truth" when the UAB president said he killed the school's football program, in part, because "nobody has come forward with a firm commitment of any additional resources." Don Hire has said he wasn't asked to provide more support to help save the program but would have done so if asked.

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  16. Birmingham missing from 2015 PowerShares Tennis Series but future return possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The PowerShares Tennis Series that brought John McEnroe, Andy Roddick , Jim Courier and Mark Philippoussis to the BJCC Arena earlier this year is not returning in 2015. The 12-city tour of former major professional tennis stars was announced Tuesday.

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  17. Elements of Guile: Ray Watts tells UAB that 'mistakes were made'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Alabama Live

    UAB Prsident Ray Watts's statement released Tuesday shows he learned nothing from the last week. . They didn't use corporal punishment at my college, but they somehow still beat it into us - mind your passive verbs.

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  18. Is UAB juking its football numbers? Cutting has its own costs: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    About the writer Kyle Whitmire writes political commentary for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears regularly in newspapers in Huntsville, Birmingham and Mobile and is online at AL.com all the time.

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  19. Uab DB Desman Carter to visit Georgia State this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    UAB safety Desman Carter catches the ball during a practice session in Birmingham, Ala., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Carter, a 6-foot-2, 205-pounder from Pomona, Calif.

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  20. UAB beat Saban & 5 other things I learned from writing about the UAB football fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    On September 23, 2000 the UAB Blazers beat LSU 13 to 10 and spoiled LSU's homecoming. Nick Saban was the LSU Coach and Jimbo Fisher, now head coach at FSU, was an assistant.

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