The football gods are smiling again on Birmingham, AL as a re-imagined USFL is looking at the city as it prepares to relaunch in spring 2013. We find out sometime this summer if we’re one of the eight cities chosen (probably why we’re seeing so much coverage now).
Entries Tagged as 'Legion Field'
May 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Sports
December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · On the agenda
Today’s Birmingham City Council agenda featured contracts to help deal with the city’s storm sewer management situation – and some new carpet for Legion Field too…
June 17th, 2009 · Comments Off · Sports
If Mayor Langford has his way, if the United States is successful in winning a bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018 or 2022, Birmingham, AL and Legion Field will be involved…
April 8th, 2009 · Comments Off · Sports
The Super 6 state football championships are moving to Tuscaloosa and Auburn. It’s starting to have some folks wondering if it’s finally time for a multipurpose facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
Birmingham, Alabama’s latest minor league football team has announced open tryouts for the upcoming season, among many other changes for the one-year old franchise.
October 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Sports
If you’re so inclined to skip watching the vice presidential debate live or attending any of the numerous networking events this evening, you may want to head on over to Legion Field as UAB prepares to play Memphis, otherwise known as the annual Battle for the Bones contest. They play for The Bones that you [...]
September 18th, 2008 · Comments Off · Quirky
Takeru Kobayashi massages his injured jaw before losing the Mustard Belt to Joey Chestnut at the Coney Island hot dog eating contest. Photo: Takeru Kobayashi - drivenbyboredom/Flickr If you’ve ever wanted to see multiple world-recording holding eating champion Takeru Kobayashi in person, then you’ll just have to head to this Saturday’s UAB Blazers football game against Alabama [...]
August 19th, 2008 · Comments Off · A look back
1937: Hugo Black was sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. 2004: The University of Alabama announced that they had played their last home game at Legion Field. Courtesy: