Posts Tagged ‘sports’


Carrying the Flame

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Carrying the Flame Writting by Rosalind Fournier, Photography by Beau Gustafson The allure of Paralympic sports has come into its own, with more tickets sold for London 2012 than for any previous edition of the Paralympic Games. These three Birmingham athletes will put their heart and soul into the games, running through September 9th in… Read More

There’s no “I” in “Team”

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

(But there is one in “cocktail”). by Cherri Ellis September is a magical time in the South.  There is always that first morning when you step outside and there is a slight crispness to the air.  It’s possible to wear knits without passing out on the way to the car, and linen pieces give way… Read More

The Art of the action

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Chad Martin is taking sports art to the next level. by Loyd McIntosh Real sports fans know that those championship seasons are rare. A lot of intangibles go into making a good team great, helping them make that transition from a collection of individuals into a true team. A little luck, a whole lot of… Read More

A Storm Came Up

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Former sports writer Doug Segrest takes on racial tension and violence in his new novel. by Loyd McIntosh   Photo by Beau Gustafson Set in the fictional town of Takasaw, Alabama, Segrest’s the bulk of the novel follows these three young men through the summer and fall of 1963, five years after the racially motivated murder… Read More