Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

Feb 18, 2016

Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

The greatest Cleveland Brown of them all is being immortalized. Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, one of the most dominant players in NFL history who left the game at the prime of his career, will be honored with a statue outside FirstEnergy ...

Quarterbacks Favre, Stabler highlight 2016 HOF class

Feb 7, 2016

Quarterbacks Favre, Stabler highlight 2016 HOF class

Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit quarterbacks who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class of 2016, a day before the Super Bowl, were ...

Raines indifferent on Hall

Jan 30, 2016

Raines indifferent on Hall

Tim Raines says he doesn’t spend a lot of time thinking about baseball’s Hall of Fame. Raines fell 23 votes shy of the necessary 75 percent this month, and next year’s ballot will be the 10th and final time he is eligible for consideration ...

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Jan 8, 2016

Favre, Owens lead list of Hall of Fame finalists

Brett Favre is one step away from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The quarterback who left the NFL after the 2010 season as the leader in most career passing categories is among three first-time eligibles to make the list of 15 finalists. ...

Griffey Jr., Piazza honored with Hall of Fame election

Jan 7, 2016

Griffey Jr., Piazza honored with Hall of Fame election

Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame with the highest voting percentage ever on Wednesday, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer. A star slugger of the Steroids Era never tainted by accusations of drug use, Griffey was ...

Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

Jul 28, 2015

Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said ...

Four inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Jul 27, 2015

Four inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight ...

Feb 1, 2015

Seau, Bettis lead eight elected to Hall of Fame

Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along ...

Pedro awaits call from Hall

Jan 3, 2015

Pedro awaits call from Hall

As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last four NL Cy Young Awards — the last one unanimously. But when fans ask if he’s ever witnessed anyone as ...

Reed, Strahan lead Hall class

Aug 3, 2014

Reed, Strahan lead Hall class

Receiver Andre Reed delivered the emotion and managed to hook up for one more catch from quarterback Jim Kelly on the Pro Football Hall of Fame stage. And leave it to Michael Strahan and his familiar gap-toothed grin for bringing the laughs in closing ...

Hall of Famer, batting icon Gwynn dies at 54

Jun 17, 2014

Hall of Famer, batting icon Gwynn dies at 54

Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of the game’s greatest hitters, died of cancer Monday. He was 54. Gwynn, a craftsman at the plate and winner of ...