Fred Sington (Portrait courtesy Kiwanis Club of Birmingham)
By David Sher
Some men dream to play golf in the PGA.
Others to climb Mount Everest or travel the world.
For some unexplainable reason, my dream was to be the Chairman of the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Go figure….seems kind of lame, doesn’t it?
Continue reading A Birmingham legend touched my life
Nick Saban, Head Football Coach at the University of Alabama
By David Sher
Nick Saban has had a profound impact on the University of Alabama and our State.
The hiring of Coach Saban will likely go down as one of the best hiring decisions in college sports’ history.
Continue reading Even Nick Saban can’t fix this Alabama problem
Norman Jetmundsen wearing vintage football helmet
Today’s guest columnist is Norman Jetmundsen.
In the country as a whole — and certainly in Alabama — college football is tantamount to a religion.
It’s what people read, write, watch, talk and argue about, not just during the season, but all year round.
It is natural, therefore, that much time and energy is spent in debating who were the greatest teams in the history of the game.
Continue reading Greatest college football team was not coached by Saban
Today’s guest columnist is Adam Stermer.
I moved to Alabama in High School.
I was immediately struck by the natural beauty of the state, and having spent most of my short lifetime relocating often, I was excited and nervous to begin learning about my new home.
Meeting people and making new friends was a reality I was familiar with, but it’s never easy. While there were expected differences from places I’d lived in the past, one experience stands out.
Continue reading My life doesn’t revolve around Alabama and Auburn football
Today’s guest columnist is Bill Ivey.
For all the right reasons, University of Alabama basketball is currently a hot topic.
Coach Nate Oats has it figured out: He recruits at a high level, he understands how to create a structured atmosphere that allows for creativity, and he knows that he can win big at Alabama.
It seems that Coach Oats is building a foundation that could lead to a national championship. Continue reading The story behind the greatest Bama basketball team ever
Nick Saban, head football coach University of Alabama
A good friend of mine was lamenting that his daughter was getting ready to graduate from the University of Alabama, but was moving to Dallas to begin her career and would probably never come home.
Continue reading Time for Birmingham to take advantage of Nick Saban
Tua Tagovailoa & Jalen Hurts
Some things you just can’t make up.
All of us in Alabama and most of the civilized world know that on December 1
st, Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts came off the bench for an injured Tua Tagovailoa to lead Alabama to a come-from-behind victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game. Continue reading Alabama quarterbacks & UAB coach have heart