Hall Of Fame
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.
One created baseball’s foremost dynasty, one transformed the role of the men in blue, and one notched the first hit in the first professional game.
136 players have hit at least 300 home runs. That’s a fairly distinctive achievement in its own right. Of those 136, only eight have also won nine or more Gold Gloves.
Stan Musial, the Hall of Fame outfielder who spent his entire 22-year career in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform, has died at the age of 92.
No player from the Tigers ’84 World Series team has been elected into the hall of fame but that could change Wednesday.
Mike Modano made his mark long before he and the Minnesota North Stars relocated to Dallas and brought hockey to the Sun Belt.
Robert Larkin coached several sports while son Barry was growing up, none more important to the youngster than football.
The Roger Clemens perjury trial ended Monday with not-guilty verdicts on all six charges.
Chris Doleman is not one of the four Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists who won a Super Bowl.
Jack Morris was next with 382 votes (67 percent), missing by 48 votes on his 13th try but up sharply from 54 percent last year.