Stories tagged: hall of fame
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Hall of Famer Pierre Pilote dies at 85
Hall of Fame defenseman Pierre Pilote, a three-time Norris Trophy winner who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 1961, has died. He was 85.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Hurricane puts Hall induction in perspective for Tracy McGrady, Rebecca Lobo, Mannie Jackson
Tracy McGrady says the celebration of his induction in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been muted by the impact of Hurricane Harvey on his family and neighbors …
Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Raines, Bagwell, Pudge, Selig and Schuerholz ready for HOF
Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Hall of Famer Evander Holyfield: “My mom wouldn’t let me quit.”
Evander Holyfield, boxing’s only four-time world heavyweight champion, was inducted Sunday into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and “The Real Deal” delivered one more time.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Homer and ‘The Simpsons’ team earn baseball Hall of Fame tribute
Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Rachel Robinson will receive Buck O’Neil Award from baseball’s Hall of Fame
Rachel Robinson will receive the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from baseball’s Hall of Fame on July 29, the day before this year’s induction ceremony.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Former commissioner Bud Selig said he’s overwhelmed by visit to Hall of Fame
Bud Selig has been to the Baseball Hall of Fame more times than he can remember.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Sheryl Swoopes part of latest Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Sheryl Swoopes headlines the latest Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10 p.m.
Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier enter College Football Hall of Fame
Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
WSU great Mike Utley enters College Football Hall of Fame with no regrets
A football injury 25 years ago left Mike Utley paralyzed. The former Washington State and Detroit Lions offensive lineman played before concussion protocol, targeting fouls and rule tweaks intended to …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 9 p.m.
Bud Selig, John Schuerholz elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Former commissioner Bud Selig, who oversaw baseball’s great growth along with some of its darkest moments, and longtime general manager John Schuerholz were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Edgar Martinez is one of 34 players on 2017 Hall of Fame ballot
Can the Mariners make it three straight years with a franchise icon entering the Hall of Fame?
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Sharper’s Hall of Fame nomination causes national outcry
The inclusion of former NFL safety and convicted rapist Darren Sharper on the Pro Football’s Hall of Fame nomination list, shocked some people Friday and has started a national debate …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Baseball notebook: Seattle options struggling starter Taijuan Walker to minors
In the midst of the wild card race in the American League, the Seattle Mariners determined they don’t have the time to wait for Taijuan Walker to rediscover the potential …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
Hall of Fame done, Ken Griffey Jr. preps for number retirement
Just as much as the smile and the backward hat, the sweet swings and the 630 home runs, the No. 24 became synonymous with Ken Griffey Jr.
Sat., July 23, 2016
Junior’s Hall of Fame induction is special
Finally, a pro ballplayer who made his mark playing for the Mariners (and whose bust will wear the Mariner cap) will be enshrined in the Hall at Cooperstown. It’s a …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Notebook: Boggs No. 26 retired at Fenway
The `chicken man’ has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
In Brief: OKC advances to Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal series …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Iverson, O’Neal and Yao lead group elected into Hall of Fame
Despite being elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, Allen Iverson knows he still won’t be able to shake his infamous rant about practice.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Newsmakers: Chiefs star LB Houston had knee surgery in February, Stony Brook’s Pikiell is new Rutgers basketball coach
Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston could miss the upcoming season for the Kansas City Chiefs after having surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee that bothered him …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
15 Hall of Fame finalists, 4 connected to Polian
Bill Polian entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame last year, making one of the most dynamic speeches heard at the Canton shrine.
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 7:32 p.m.
Hall of Fame baseball player Monte Irvin dies at 96
Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a power-hitting outfielder who starred for the New York Giants in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball’s exclusion of black players, …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Ken Griffey Jr. sets new standard with Hall of Fame selection
The fan indulges in the hype wallow for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s election day at his own risk. What used to be barstool amusement is now a bender of …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Ken Griffey Jr. elected to Baseball Hall of Fame, sets voting record
NEW YORK – Ken Griffey Jr. has been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza also is headed to Cooperstown.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
There are many standards for the Hall of Fame
No matter how many of them we open, when someone talks about the Hall of Fame, most people’s thoughts flash on Cooperstown, New York, home to the granddaddy of them …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this …
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Ken Griffey Jr., a favorite son of Pacific Northwest, awaits Hall
For those of us who grew up in the Pacific Northwest, Ken Griffey Jr. was the first transcendent star of our youth we could claim as our own. He was …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 5:44 p.m.
Bret Favre, Kurt Warner, Terrell Owens among NFL hall semifinalists
Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 9:07 p.m.
Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot
Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot and will face a newly trimmed electorate along with steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, …
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 6:49 p.m.
Baseball Hall of Fame voting pool down by about 20 percent
The voting pool for the Baseball Hall of Fame is being cut by about 20 percent.