All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hall of fame’

Michael Strahan Delivers Powerful Speech At Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction

Michael Strahan is pressing forward despite his highly-publicized break-up from his fiancée Nicole Murphy. Last week, the two, who dated since 2007, reportedly called off their engagement. However, it didn’t stop him from reaping the benefits of his hard work this weekend. According to E! News, the 42-year old former New York Giants defensive end attended the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in …

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Maurice Petty Inducted Into NASCAR Hall Of Fame

NASCAR has always been a family affair for the Petty family, and so has the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On Wednesday night Maurice Petty was formally inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, joining the likes of his father Lee Petty, one of the pioneers of NASCAR, his brother Richard Petty, and his cousin, crew chief, Dan Inman. Known as …

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Greg Maddux Easily Finesses His Way Into Cooperstown

There are not too many sure-fire first ballot Hall of Famers in baseball. However, there was very little doubt that Greg Maddux, one of the best if not the best pitcher of his generation, would be granted access to sport’s most prestigious Hall on his first try. The only question would be whether or not he would receive an unheard …

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Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas Among MLB Players To Enter Hall Of Fame

It is no surprise to any major fans of the sport to see these types of players being inducted into the major league baseball hall of fame. Greg Maddux was one of the three players to be inducted into the Cooperstown Hall Of Fame in 2014, and he is also joined by one of his former teammates. Greg Maddux is …

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Manny Pacquiao: Why Won’t He Fight Mayweather?

It seems as if everyone wants to see a match-up between Pacman and Money except for the two people actually risking their faces if they did. For years now, we’ve watched Pacquiao win countless victories in rising weight classes with moves that put living rooms and bars across the country in an uproar. At the age of 35, he is …

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Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M

77-year old William Mazeroski played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1956 to 1972, as one of the greatest second-basemen to play the game, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Therefore, it isn’t difficult to believe that his memorabilia was sold for more than $1.7 million at the 10th Annual Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Live …

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Angela Lansbury Honored At Bucks County Playhouse

While Murder, She Wrote is getting the reboot, Angela Lansbury can be found back on the stage. Lansbury was honored by the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania on Monday. Lansbury is an alumna of the Playhouse and was their inaugural inductee into the Hall of Fame. She first performed at the Playhouse after the termination of her MGM …

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Don James, Huskies Football Coach Dies at 80, Memorial Scheduled for Sunday

Sunday was a somber day for die-hard Washington Huskies fans. Legendary Huskies football coach, Don James, died of pancreatic cancer. According to GoHuskies.com, James passed in the comfort of his own home. He was 80 years of age. The Ohio native lived and breathed football with an fulfilling athletic career that lasted nearly 50 years. James played 2 years of …

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Nirvana Recognized As Nominee For Hall Of Fame

The masters and originators of grunge rock, Nirvana, whose frontman Kurt Cobain famously said “It’s better to burn out than to fade away” have been announced as nominees for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the world-renown band that brought the Seattle grunge scene to the rest of the world. The …

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Hall & Oates Among Rock Hall Of Fame Nominees

Hall and Oates are among 16 nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Well, I Can’t Go For That, or in this case I can go for that. The band known for such popular hits as Out of Touch, Kiss on My List, and Man Eater have been vocal through Twitter with their fans about the upcoming …

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced

The nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced for the year 2014. A variety of genres are represented with this year’s nominations, including grunge, old school rap, pop, and a few British rock groups. There are a total of 16 members that received the nomination. There are only five acts that will be inducted, and …

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“Glee” Star Naya Rivera and Big Sean Engaged

“Glee” beauty, Naya Rivera and rapper, Big Sean are engaged. Rivera reportedly was spotted wearing an engagement ring on Thursday night at Latina magazine’s Hollywood Hot List Party. The two collaborated on the single, “Sorry.” The hot single was released last month. Check it out here: But what did the fans think of the song? One YouTube user said, “Can …

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