Star defensive backs lead latest class into Hall

More Sports / Football Aug 4, 2019

Star defensive backs lead latest class into Hall

What a defensive backfield in gold jackets: Ed Reed, Ty Law and Champ Bailey. And what a challenge they had throughout their careers, trying to cover fellow inductee Tony Gonzalez. All four entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. "Fitting to be in here ...

More Sports / Football Aug 3, 2019

Hall of Fame to expand 2020 class

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will expand the number of potential inductees to 20 in 2020 as part of the NFL's celebration of its 100th season. Calling it a centennial class, hall president David Baker said Friday five modern-day players, 10 seniors, three contributors ...

Football Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2018

More Sports / Football Aug 5, 2018

Football Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2018

One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in our country. The last of the seven members of the class of 2018 on hand to be enshrined, Lewis ...

Legend Favre 'blessed' by Hall of Fame induction

More Sports / Football Aug 7, 2016

Legend Favre 'blessed' by Hall of Fame induction

They came in No. 4 jerseys and wearing cheeseheads. They chanted "Go Pack Go." It was Lambeau Field transported to Ohio, and only one man could have caused it. Brett Favre, welcome to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "Believe me, I am an extremely blessed man," ...

More Sports / Football Aug 6, 2016

Rooney Rule not working: Dungy

Tony Dungy would like to see the NFL's Rooney Rule used in the manner it was intended. The new Pro Football Hall of Fame member said Friday that he doesn't believe teams are "following the spirit of the rule now." The rule, designed by and ...

More Sports / Football Jul 10, 2016

Broadcaster James Brown wins Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

CBS broadcaster James Brown has won the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The award recognizes long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football." Brown will be presented with the award at the hall's enshrinement ceremony Aug. 6. Brown ...

More Sports / Football Feb 18, 2016

Football Hall of Fame gets $2.5 million grant

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has a received a $2.5 million grant from the foundation established by late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson. The money will go toward funding a variety of programs and projects, including a holographic theater experience. Also, $1 million will ...

More Sports / Football Feb 9, 2016

Favre biography set for November release

Brett Favre, selected last weekend for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will be the subject of a biography coming out in November. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that it had acquired Jeff Pearlman's "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre." According to ...

Favre, Owens nominated for Hall

More Sports / Football Sep 17, 2015

Favre, Owens nominated for Hall

Brett Favre is back in the news — no, he's not attempting another comeback. Favre was among the 108 nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 announced Wednesday night. The NFL's career leader in nearly every passing category when he retired ...