Hall Of Fame
Baseball’s Hall of Fame is cutting the number of voters in its annual election by eliminating writers who have not been active for more than 10 years.
Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.
The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction.
Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.
Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov will be inducted with the Class of 2015 later this year, joining eight other players from the 2002 Stanley Cup Championship Red Wings team earn Hall of Fame Honors.
After playing For Detroit Pershing, Haywood became a standout at the University of Detroit and decided to turn pro after his sophomore year before winning an NBA Championship with the Lakers in 1980.
Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff.
Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?
Three players with 11-15 years will remain eligible: Don Mattingly (15th year in 2015), Alan Trammell (14th) and Lee Smith (13th).
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.