Stories tagged: hall of fame
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
Tony Gonzalez is the most accomplished tight end in NFL history. He’s now a nominee for the 2019 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So is safety Ed …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Chipper Jones didn’t bow to the pressure of the moment, and it was considerable. Jones was inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and he stood there delivering his …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
One more week.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Fresh from swinging some heavy lumber in the basement of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Vladimir Guerrero took a quick peek at where his likeness will hang in three months.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Ten-day contracts in the NBA generally don’t create much of a stir but they do when they involve the Stockton name and the Utah Jazz organization.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
John Blanchette: Ronny Turiaf still keeps his Gonzaga memories close, no matter where in the world he may be
His ability to speak five languages made Ronny Turiaf – Zag by way of France by way of Martinique – the school’s international man of mystery. Or would have, except …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
In his 11th time as a finalist, Sandpoint High and University of Idaho grad Jerry Kramer was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
John Blanchette: Destiny better be knocking on Jerry Kramer’s door come Pro Football Hall of Fame decision day
Saturday is decision day for the voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and destiny day for Sandpoint’s – and Idaho’s – favorite football son, who will either be …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Vladimir Guerrero will become the first player to wear an Angels hat on his Hall of Fame plaque. Guerrero spent more time in Montreal, leading many to think he would …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Remember the wry commercial that used to run during Seattle Mariners telecasts – and lives forever on YouTube – about all the things Edgar Martinez did between his at-bats as …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Edgar Martinez is rocketing up the Hall of Fame ballot, boosted 13 years after his final swing by new-age statistical analyses and campaigning.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
The Martinezes plan to spend Wednesday just like any other day.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Doug Harvey was so sure of his calls on the diamond, he ended every game the same way. Following the last out, the umpire took his wad of chewing tobacco …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of “Oh my!” as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, has died. He …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
John Blanchette: There is no shortage of memorable Gonzaga moments for John Stockton as he enters College Basketball Hall of Fame
When John Stockton is solicited for some enduring moments of his college basketball days at Gonzaga, the memory train’s first stop is hardly a surprise.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Former stars Steve Garvey, Jack Morris and Tommy John and longtime players’ union chief Marvin Miller are among the 10 names on the ballot for a Hall of Fame election …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Bud Selig has been to the Baseball Hall of Fame more times than he can remember.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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.
Can the Mariners make it three straight years with a franchise icon entering the Hall of Fame?