Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26: 2015 Inductees Craig Biggio,John Smoltz,Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez pose with their plaques after the Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame To Eliminate Some Inactive Voters

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.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

07/28/2015

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 15:  Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots looks on warm ups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 15, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Seau Lawyer: Family Won’t Disrupt Hall Of Fame Ceremonies

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.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2015

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26:  Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson presents to John Smoltz with his Hall of Fame Plaque as Jane Forbes Clark,Hall of Fame chairman of the board and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred during the Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York. Smoltz, along with Craig Biggio,Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Enter Hall Of Fame

Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 1:  Sergei Fedorov #91 and Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings look on during the NHL All-Star SuperSkills competition at the Office Depot Center on February 1, 2003 in Sunrise, Florida.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images/NHLI)

Lidstrom, Fedorov Elected To Hockey Hall Of Fame

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/29/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 06: (L-R) Spencer Haywood, George Raveling, John Calipari, Dick Bavetta, Louis Dampier, Dikembe Mutombo and Jo Jo White pose for a picture during the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame 2014 Class Announcement at the JW Marriott on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Detroit Native Spencer Haywood, Kentucky’s Calipari Headline Basketball HOF Class

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.

97.1 The Ticket–04/06/2015

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Detroit Native Jerome Bettis Among Those Voted To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2015

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

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?

08/22/2014

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 24:  Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members during induction weekend on July 24, 2010 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility To 10 Years

Three players with 11-15 years will remain eligible: Don Mattingly (15th year in 2015), Alan Trammell (14th) and Lee Smith (13th).

CBS Detroit–07/26/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

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.

07/25/2014

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