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SWAC moving marquee sports events back to Birmingham

The Southwestern Athletic Conference plans to move its marquee sporting events back to Birmingham. The Birmingham-based conference said it is partnering with the city to bring the 2018 Toyota SWAC Foo... read more

SWAC football, basketball championships returning to Birmingham

The SWAC confirmed the move ... of Birmingham on this renewed partnership to bring the SWAC football and basketball championships back to the Magic City," Interim SWAC Commissioner Edgar Gantt said in ... read more

SWAC Football Championship Game returning to Birmingham’s Legion Field

“Birmingham is a city rich in sports tradition, particularly with SWAC football, and the city has made ... Case in point, the Horned Frogs head man did not hold back at a recent charity event when dis... read more

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The SWAC Comes Back to Birmingham

The Southwestern Athletic Conference will return its football and basketball championships to Birmingham ... a potential move away from a major metropolitan host city for its signature sports products ... read more


SWAC brings back football championship game

BIRMINGHAM ... this renewed partnership to bring the SWAC football and basketball championships back to the Magic City,” SWAC interim commissioner Edgar Gantt said in a statement “Birmingham is a city ... read more

Off the wire

Sei Young Kim, who shot an LPGA Tour record 31-under 257 to win last week’s event in Wisconsin, was four shots back. Stacy Lewis (Arkansas ... Both are oneyear deals with the city of Birmingham. The S... read more

SWAC baseball tournament moves to Fort Worth

The vagabond Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball tournament is on the move once again ... for its postseason. The SWAC basketball tournament gets under way next week in Garland, Texas, the Dalla... read more

Moving the Georgia Tech-Georgia Game to September Isn't a Peachy Idea

University of Georgia Director of Athletics Damon Evans and Georgia Tech counterpart Dan Radakovich, two men for whom I have the deepest respect, have both engaged in talks with Atlanta Sports Council ... read more

NY Times (Advertising Down) Attacks College Basketball (Ratings Up)

Obviously very few pay any attention to college sports in New York, so perhaps the New York Times should focus back on hockey—the Rangers lead the Metropolitan division with the Islanders not far behi... read more

Debut victory helping to fill Birmingham's bandwagon

No promotional strategy beats winning, as the Birmingham Barracudas are discovering ... Dunigan's first game would draw more fans to Legion Field. Dunigan, the team's marquee player, fractured his rig... read more

SWAC Media Day primer

Over the past 10 years, only Grambling has won multiple SWAC championships, and the league hasn’t seen a back-to-back winner since ... will not meet at Legion Field in Birmingham. Instead, the champio... read more

Magic City Classic economic impact tops $24 million, most ever

chief executive of the Alabama Sports Foundation, which organizes the Classic. The Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, which routinely calculates economic impact figures for major event... read more

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