Birmingham, Ala. (SEPT. 12) – The McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola announced today that four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion, Olympic gold medalist, and television sports analyst, Shaquille “Shaq” O’Neal, has been named this year’s official ambassador. As the ambassador, Shaq will be the Grand Marshal of the McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola parade and honored during the game’s halftime show. The 78th annual event wil
Birmingham, Ala. (Sept. 4) – The McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola announced today that 2 Chainz, Grammy Award winning rapper and songwriter, has been named this year’s post-game concert performer. The 78th annual event will take place on Saturday, October 26th at historic Legion Field and tickets can be purchased online at www.magiccityclassic.com. Concert admission is included in the price of a ticket to the game and the concert will begin immediately aft
The 76th annual McDonald's Magic City Classic again went down to the final drive, and for the next 365 days, the Alabama State University football team has earned bragging rights with a hard-fought 21-16 victory over Alabama A&M Saturday night.
Alabama State (2-5, 2-2 SWAC), winners of back-to-back games, looked to have sewn the contest up when Darryl Pearson, Jr. found Chett LeVay in the back of the end zone for a 21-9 lead. However, Alabama A&M (3-6, 3-2 SWAC) returned t