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Mets Broadcaster,Hall of Famer Dies

┬áRANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) _ Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91. The baseball Hall […]

02/06/2014

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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas Elected To Hall Of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short.

01/08/2014

Former Manager of the New York Yankees Joe Torre

Former Yankee Manager Torre Among Hall Inductees

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ 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. Each of the inductees […]

12/09/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

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.”

12/04/2013

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Statue Honors Celtics Great

A statue of former Celtics star Bill Russell is set to be unveiled Friday at Boston’s City Hall Plaza, though a scheduled public ceremony to mark the event was called off due to weather concerns.

11/01/2013

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

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.

09/19/2013

Jim Calhoun (Kwcoek Dnansezian, Getty Images)  Geno Auriemma (Andy Lyons (Getty Images)

Calhoun, Auriemma Join Mark Twain, Noah Webster In State Hall Of Fame

Former Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma were inducted Wednesday into the state’s Hall of Fame.

04/24/2013

Jim Calhoun (Kwcoek Dnansezian, Getty Images)  Geno Auriemma (Andy Lyons (Getty Images)

Calhoun, Auriemma Chosen For State’s Hall Of Fame

Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma are joining the likes of Mark Twain, Noah Webster and Jackie Robinson in the Connecticut Hall of Fame.

04/23/2013

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Parcells Leads 2013 Hall Of Fame Class

The former head coach of the Giants, Patriots, Jets and Cowboys, Bill Parcells pulled off another victory Saturday– election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

02/02/2013

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State Vets To Be Honored

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials are honoring a dozen more inductees to the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. A ceremony is planned for Wednesday afternoon in the atrium of the Legislative Office Building in […]

11/28/2012

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