Sylacauga football player overcomes adversity after mom passes away of COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on us all, but for Sylacauga High School football player Jeremy Odem, it’s been life changing.

  Coosa Christian football holds baptism ceremony for 13 players at practice

UAB football continues routine testing after possible COVID-19 exposure

WBRC Sideline: Week 6 schedule

Ticket capacity reached for YellaWood 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Race Sunday

Troy, South Alabama football game postponed because of COVID-19

Beloved Hueytown HS baseball coach Rick Patterson dies

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Sylacauga High School homecoming football game canceled over COVID-19 cases

  Auburn Athletics photographer recounts being trampled during touchdown celebration

  What will game day look like in Tuscaloosa this weekend?

  WATCH: Leeds running back celebrates heart-warming touchdown with teammates and opponents

Stellar Alabama execution overwhelms Missouri in season opener

Nix, Williams developing a “special connection” for Auburn passing attack

2 families able to keep off-campus tailgate tradition alive despite COVID-19 pandemic

The families have gained many memories, and this year they say it will be a memory they will never forget.

No. 8 Auburn starts season with victory over No. 23 Kentucky

The Auburn Tigers started their season with a 29-13 win over the Kentucky Wildcats

Cullman HS assistant football coach suffers heart attack on sideline

Cullman Assistant Football Coach Matt Hopper suffered a heart attack on the sideline Friday night during the Bearcats game against Mars Hill Bible.

  Sideline Game of the Week: Pleasant Grove knocks off two-time defending 5A state champs Central Clay Co. 37-30

Pleasant Grove knocked off the two-time defending 5A state champs Central Clay Co. 37-30 Friday night for our Sideline Game of the Week, a team they lost to in last year’s 5A state championship game.

WBRC Sideline: Week 5 scores

  Midfield ends football season over COVID-19 concerns

Auburn University prepares for a football season unlike any other

Auburn football team will wear helmet stickers to honor Coach Pat Dye

COVID-19 forces late cancellation for Fultondale

  Jeh Jeh’s WBRC FOX6 Sideline Pep Breakfast presented by Jack’s at Hueytown

UAB runs over South Alabama as Spencer Brown sets school rushing touchdown record

He’s UAB’s all-time leading rusher and the nation’s second active career leading rusher with 3,323 yards.

  Central HS of Clay County debuts new mascot, Hero the Volunteer

Central High School of Clay County debuted it's first official mascot in school history this school year, Hero the Volunteer.

  Vestavia Hills’ Ethan Strand breaks 19-year-old 5K state record

Vestavia Hills cross country runner Ethan Strand broke the state’s 19-year-old 5K record this past weekend by 19 seconds set by Homewood’s Ty Stanfield in 2001.

Pell City vs. Calera High School game cancelled due to COVID

The scheduled match up between Pell City High School at Calera Friday night has been cancelled after Pell City reports two COVID-19 cases.

  Pelham HS Marching Band is all about community

The Pelham High School Marching Band is all about community and being together. Under the Direction of Justin Ward this band is 150 members strong and performs at halftime of games this Fall culminating with a song from the Beatles, "Come Together."

Saban proud of Alabama football program for COVID-19 response

The Alabama Football Program has no plans for any players to be sidelined this weekend due to COVID-19 after implementing a rigorous testing policy.

  Athletic director proud of Birmingham City Schools effort to test students for COVID-19

Anyone participating in fall sports -- from cheerleaders to band members and football players -- will be eligible to get a nasal swab test.

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey was never "ready to pull plug” on football season

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon about the upcoming SEC football season, which kicks off this Saturday.

Alabama predicted to win the 2020 SEC Championship

Alabama received 77 votes while Georgia and LSU tied for second with seven votes each.

Fans asked not to roll Auburn Oaks this football season

Auburn University has asked fans not to roll the Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner this football season.

No. 9 Auburn ready for season opener vs. No. 20 Kentucky

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn held his weekly game day presser Tuesday to preview the Kentucky Wildcats.

SEC to use new COVID-19 contact tracing technology for players

The Southeastern Conference is using a new technology to help track the spread of COVID-19 with players.

  Jacksonville HS football game canceled Friday over COVID-19 case

A Jacksonville High School Virtual Academy student who is a varsity football player tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, and other players were identified as close contacts.

Mortimer Jordan cancels game with Briarwood Christian due to COVID-19

Next week’s region game against Pinson Valley will be Mortimer Jordan’s first in more than half a month.

Alabama continues prep for season opener vs. Missouri

Alabama football continued its game week preparations Monday for their season opener at Missouri this weekend.

WBRC Sideline: Week 5 schedule

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

  Redshirt Freshman QB Bryson Lucero to start for UAB vs. South Alabama

Lucero took some snaps against Central Arkansas and Miami, but this will be his first start for the Blazers.

WBRC Sideline: Week 4 scores

Catch Week 3 scores from teams across the state

  Sideline Game of the Week: American Christian Academy dominates Bibb County 56-13 to remain undefeated

No. 1 ranked American Christian Academy dominated No.2 Bibb County 56-13 in Class 4A, Region 3 Friday night for our Sideline Game of the Week.

State health experts optimistic about Alabama and Auburn football

Earlier this week, we learned from Nick Saban that Alabama players are being tested for COVID-19 daily, a step that health officials say is impressive.

Madison City Schools announces football game forfeits, delay in high school return due to COVID-19 cases

Madison City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols announced Friday that Bob Jones High School will not play the next two games of the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19.

Woodlawn vs. Homewood game cancelled because of COVID-19

A member of the Woodlawn team was exposed to COVID19.

SEC announces policy for canceled and rescheduled games

The Southeastern Conference released policies for football game cancellations, rescheduling of games and no-contest declarations for the 2020 season.

UAB quarterback Tyler Johnston III out with shoulder injury

The Blazers will play South Alabama on Saturday, September 26.

  #1 Thompson travels to #2 Hewitt for ESPNU showdown

Friday night Sideline will feature one of the biggest games not only in the state, but in the nation, as #2Hewitt-Trussville hosts #1Thompson in Class 7A, Region 3.

No eagle flights in Jordan-Hare stadium during Auburn’s 2020 season

With the season opener approaching, Auburn University released more details about what fans can expect for this football season.

  The Mortimer Jordan HS Blue Machine dances its way to the delight of fans on Friday nights

The Mortimer Jordan High School Marching Band is known as the Blue Machine. The 125-member band is under the direction of Craig Cagle and working its way through all the adversity of 2020 to put on a show that is special to the fans in the stands.

Helena High School cancels 2 football games over COVID-19 concerns

The two games include a home game against Pelham High School scheduled for September 18 and an away game against McAdory High School scheduled for September 25.

Football players' suspension lifted after carrying thin blue line, thin red line flags onto field

The school says the players were told not to do it, but they did it anyway.

WBRC Sideline: Week 4 schedule

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

Alabama racing legend recovering from COVID-19

Farmer “encourages everyone to wear a mask and be safe.”

  Remembering legendary Wenonah High School coach Ronald Cheatham

Saturday at Bell-Culpepper Stadium, his family and friends spoke about all he accomplished during his career.

  Wild ending! This is why we love football

Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa was down 30-28 to Wetumpka at their own 41-yard line with 2.9 seconds left and then the lateral pass started.

WBRC Sideline: Week 3 scores

Catch Week 3 scores from teams across the state

  Sideline Game of the Week: Mountain Brook stays undefeated after 28-7 win over Huffman

The Mountain Brook Spartans remain undefeated after their 28-7 win over Huffman Friday night in Class 6A, Region 5.

UAB falls to Miami 31-14 on the road

The Blazers fell 31-14 in their first road game of the season.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

  Huffman’s early success on the gridiron inspires team, community

The Huffman football team is off to it’s best start in nearly two decades and that’s where Sideline is headed Friday night for our Game of the Week.

  UAB football leaves for Miami

The Blazers and Hurricanes are meeting on the gridiron for the first time.

  Rock on with the Tuscaloosa Co. H.S. marching band on Friday nights

The Tuscaloosa County High School marching band is 160 members strong and is under the direction of first year director Nick McDonald.

  'Players are tested 3 times a week’: Coach Nick Saban on COVID-19 cases

Saban said the team has had a minimal amount of players test positive, but they have had some. Saban said numbers may have increased when school started, but not significantly.

  Dozens of local runners lace up for the 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon

Dozens of runners are trading the streets of Boston for ones in their neighborhood this week for the 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon

WBRC Sideline: Week 3 schedule

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

  UAB announces pricing and allocation details for Protective Stadium

With a new stadium comes new ticket prices for UAB football fans.

Long-awaited Tua documentary rescheduled for September 12

Fans were disappointed Sunday evening when they realized the long awaited program MAGNIFY PRESENTS: Tua did not air.

Coach Nick Saban and Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pie cereal

Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pies are turning 60 this year.

  ‘You’re talking about 2 tough weeks as far as positives goes’: Coach Gus Malzahn on COVID-19 and getting players back to practice

Auburn’s 2020 football season was supposed to kick off Saturday, September 5. That didn’t happen because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but head coach Gus Malzahn said the Tigers' scrimmage Saturday was “really good.”

WBRC Sideline: Week 2 scores

Catch Week 2 scores from teams across the state

  Sideline Game of the Week: Hoover beats Vestavia Hills 24-21 to open region play

The Hoover Bucs defeated Vestavia Hills 24-21 for our WBRC Sideline Game of the Week.

  Motocross park opening in Piedmont aims to bring community together

A new attraction brings more outdoor recreation to East Alabama.

  Locust Fork coaches and players test positive for COVID-19

Friday night’s game between rivals Cleveland and Locust Fork has been canceled because several Locust Fork players and coaches tested positive for the virus.

UAB opens 2020 season with record-setting win

The win marks UAB’s 19 consecutive home win, which sets a record for the most in C-USA history.

  JSU completes fall football schedule; home game policy announced

Jacksonville State University announced their fall football schedule on Thursday.

NFL to auction off Tua Tagovailoa’s first signed Dolphins jersey for charity

The NFL has opened an auction for Tua Tagovailoa’s first signed Miami Dolphins jersey on Thursday — all of the proceeds going to charity.

  Alabama football players speak to media

Two University of Alabama football players answered some questions from sportswriters Thursday afternoon.

All About Fans: LSU shows off new helmet tech to help protect players from COVID-19

LSU, in partnership with a Louisiana sports technology startup, has developed new helmet cooling technologies to make customizable air circulation devices for athletic helmets with the goal of helping to protect the players from coronavirus.

  UAB ready to welcome back fans for first football game

UAB’s game against Central Arkansas is the first FBS game of the season -- one that many weren’t sure would happen at all.