Sports Business

Wanna Bet? Don’t Do It in Alabama

For decades, an unconfirmed statistic has floated around that Alabama has more illegal sports betting per capita than any other state in the nation.

Grand Prix Plus Motorcycle Mardi Gras

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Motorsports Park in Birmingham stay busy, with events scheduled for between 270 and 280 days a year.

From Ball Fields to Boardrooms

The business side of members of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

National Championship Measured by Data

This year’s college football national championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta had it all: two SEC teams playing near the heart of Dixie, a come-from-behind victory for Alabama and well over 2.5 terabytes of data generated by the fans.

Taking Care of the Tide

Hotel Capstone is the longtime, game-weekend home for the Alabama football team.

SidelinER Takes Center Stage

Pop-up medical tent for Crimson Tide football games is gaining nationwide attention.

Minor League Baseball’s Business Plan

Minor league baseball is a highly promoted, year-round entertainment enterprise — with loudly touted but minimal contributions from the Majors.

Luring Outdoor Enthusiasts

A new recruiting tool, the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program seeks out students who love fishing and hunting.

The 90 Percent of Training in Your Head

Clinical psychologist Bhrett McCabe fashioned a practice aimed at optimizing athletic performance and branded it The MindSide.

The Arc of Triumph

John Carter believes in better basketball through mathematics and physics, making him sort of a modern day Arc-imedes. Carter is the CEO of...

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