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$2 Million AI Drone Dangle

Truth be told, there’s every chance that the Drone Racing League was thought up in somebody’s mom’s basement. It was founded in 2015, according...

Birmingham Scores NBA Game with BBVA Bank Shot

The city of Birmingham scored its first NBA preseason game in a dozen years with a big assist from a local corporate sponsor.

Talladega to Get $50M Transformation Upgrade

A $50 million redevelopment plan at Talladega Superspeedway dubbed “Transformation” is scheduled for completion by October 2019, just in time for the track’s fall NASCAR weekend.

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.

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 1, Crenshaw County.

Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.