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SBD/August 14, 2013/Colleges
Proposed Charleston Bowl Game Faces Roadblocks Due To Confederate Flag
Published August 14, 2013
HEART OF DIXIE: In Birmingham, Jon Solomon cited sources as saying that the city of Montgomery has been in "intensive talks to land a bowl game owned by ESPN Regional Television pairing the Sun Belt against the Mid-American Conference." The game would start in '14 and be "played at the Cramton Bowl, not Alabama State's stadium as originally intended by a different prospective owner." Central Alabama Sports Commission Exec Dir Ken Blankenship said, "We're still trying. We've been trying for the last three years. I really don't know where things stand" (AL.com, 8/12).