Raines, Bagwell, Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

/ Jan 19, 2017

Raines, Bagwell, Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown.After a vote that could prove to be a turning point how Steroids Era stars are viewed, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens could be joining them in the next few years. Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and ...

Bills legend Smith in constant pain

/ Jun 8, 2016

Bills legend Smith in constant pain

Wearing a tight orange golf shirt that shows off his muscular physique, 52-year-old Bruce Smith is still capable of casting an intimidating presence like he did while setting the NFL career record for sacks.Looks, however, can be deceiving, the Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame ...

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 Stadium. ...

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 by ...

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. Receiver ...

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 on ...

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 in ...

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 one ...

/ 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 with ...