Hall Of Fame
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?
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.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
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.”
Since Parkinson’s disease left her unable to sing, pop singer Linda Ronstadt has a new way of channeling her love for music.
Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, and The Replacements are among first-time nominees to the Rock and Roll 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.
KNX 1070 veteran sports anchor Joe Cala has been inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Bill Mott is in position to duplicate the ultimate daily double. The Hall of Fame trainer swept the $2 million Ladies’ Classic and $5 million Classic at last year’s Breeders’ Cup. He could do it again this weekend, with Royal Delta defending her Ladies’ title and three of his horses running in the big race.
Friends and supporters of Southern California football great Kenny Washington gathered Saturday with two goals in mind: one is to get him on the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot.
Hall of Famer Vin Scully is coming back to the broadcast booth for an unprecedented 64th season, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday.
Art Monk of Syracuse, Dave Casper of Notre Dame and Jonathan Ogden of UCLA are among 14 former players who have been selected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
The earliest known jersey worn by Babe Ruth, his 1930s Yankees cap owned by former major league pitcher David Wells, and former All-Star Dmitri Young’s baseball card collection are among the items hitting the auction block starting Monday.
Michelle Kwan has been selected to her second hall of fame of the year. The nine-time U.S. champion and five-time world champ has been elected to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. In January, she was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating hall.