Hall Of Fame
Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.
Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.
Hasek, who was known as “the Dominator,” won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender six times.
Once Michael Sam is drafted in the NFL, the Missouri defensive end will be judged strictly on whether he can play and whether he can help his team win.
Ramsay’s death was announced by ESPN, for whom he worked as a broadcaster for many years.
In his 15th and final year of Hall of Fame eligibility, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris fell short again.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short.
Mirroring his career as one of the sport’s toughest starting pitchers, the case for making Jack Morris a Hall of Famer has grown stronger as the game has gone on.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.