Liza Scott, a 7-year-old from Homewood, Alabama, has struck a small fortune of about $290,000 with a classic childhood pastime: selling lemonade and cookies. However, this money is not for the piggy bank or even a rainy day. It is to pay for her lifesaving brain surgeries.
Alabama has never had an NFL team, but what it does have is a history of professional sports ranging from football and basketball to hockey and soccer. Here are eight teams that have called the Yellowhammer State home.
As an Alabamian, I am very proud to say I am from the Yellowhammer State. From the incredible barbeque in Birmingham to the technological advances in Huntsville that have advanced space travel, this great state has a lot to offer.