Hall of Fame committee discusses transparency

During Thursday morning's Pro Football Hall of Fame meeting, making the process of voting transparent was discussed. However, that subject usually comes up each year, according to some of the members. While fans and some of the media would like to be able to see the arguments that take place between members of the voting committee for and against getting players in the Hall of Fame...
February 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Are we really asking if Terrell Owens is a Hall of Famer?

By now you all have heard the news. Terrell Owens tore his ACL and has had surgery to repair it. Naturally, with him being 38 years old, we are all asking if this is how his career will end. With the media, that's not the only question being asked. Lately, the question of the day is, does Owens deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame? Now if you're like me, you are wondering if you...
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July 08, 2011  |  Discuss

New York Fox Station: "Gary Carter Will Be Remembered As One Of The Elite Pitchers In Baseball History"

For those of us who watch "The Soup", we know how funny and cringe inducing local TV can be, especially FOX 5 in New York. So this comes as no surprise that a reporter confused Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter with being "one of the elite pitchers in baseball history".
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Murray Kills It At Hall Of Fame Induction

Actor and world's greatest man, Bill Murray, was recently inducted into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame (yes, there is one) and nails his induction speech. Take a look for yourself. Murray's tale of first visiting Wrigley Field with his brother, actor Brian Doyle-Murray, is something every child or adult should experience. I love this clip because it's one of my...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Interview with Jerry Kramer

Recently I had the honor of interviewing Jerry Kramer, the former Offensive Guard for the Green Bay Packers in the 1960’s. I want to put a strong emphasis on the word honor, because it was an incredible privilege to talk to a man with the accomplishments of Jerry Kramer.I am not just referring to his vast accomplishments on the gridiron; among which includes five NFL Championships...
Via Not in Hall of Fame
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Football HOF Weekend

We have to admit that this is one of our favorite weekends of the year. This is the weekend where the Football Hall of Fame enshrines their latest class and the NFL pre-season begins. The emotional festivities have already begun as the worthy collective of Willie Roaf, Dermontti Dawson, Cortez Kennedy, Curtis Martin, Jack Butler and Chris Doleman enter Canton, Ohio’s hallowed...
Via Not in Hall of Fame
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Schilling May Need To Sell Bloody Sock To Play Debt

Curt Schilling may need to sell his famous bloody sock in order to pay off a debt made by his failed venture into video game production. Schilling's failed company, the Providence, Rhode Island based 38 Studios, owes $150 million to creditors, including a $100 million loan from the state of Rhode Island. Schilling listed his bloody sock among many items as collateral to a bank...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

No players voted to Baseball Hall of Fame

This year the Hall of Fame ceremony should be pretty quiet. For the first time since 1996, no players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. A player needs at least 75% of the vote to gain election. It is just the eighth time the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) failed to elect any players. Five voters submitted blank ballots.  BBWAA secretary-treasure Jack O'Connell...
Via Delon G's Sports Report
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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