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By Gwen DeRu TODAY THE FOUR Auditions Battle for Stardome & WATCH PARTY, at Iron City, 4 p.m. REED TURCHI, JARED GRABB and BRETT CONLIN at the...

Kaepernick Files Grievance against NFL, Alleging Collusion

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he...

Junior Tennis Squad from Area Reaches Top Tournament

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times The tennis tournament was already under way when TNT Elite arrived at Auburn University’s Yarbrough Tennis Center. The...

Opening of 2017 National Senior Games energizes Birmingham metro area

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Millard 'Bo' Carwyle isn’t your typical torchbearer. The 90-year-old had the distinction of lighting the cauldron Friday, June...

Birmingham hosts more than 10,000 athletes from across the U.S. for...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Heart-warming. That’s how Myrna Moline remembers her experience marching in the Parade of Athletes two years ago at the...

Love key to success for husband-wife team competing in mixed doubles

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Earl Austin remembers playing tennis with a buddy at the Ensley Tennis Center when he spotted a young...

UAB hosts Women’s Night at the Barons featuring a shoe drive...

By Alicia Rohan UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham Women and Infants Center is hosting a night dedicated to women at the Birmingham Barons...

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

By Jimmy Golen Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life...

Jackie Robinson Day celebrated by Negro Southern League Museum, Barons

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Brad and Tameka Sanders already had a baseball-filled day Saturday. The McCalla couple had been on hand as...

Racial, gender hiring decline in college sports in 2016

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer   The number of African-Americans and women hired in college sports declined in 2016, according to a diversity report released Thursday. The...

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