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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

07/28/2015

2015 Inductees Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez pose with their plaques after the Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Enter HOF

Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.

07/27/2015

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Michael Jordan Elected To FIBA Hall Of Fame

Michael Jordan, who won two Olympic gold medals, will be inducted in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September 19. Basketball’s governing body made the announcement on Friday.

07/17/2015

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Harlem Globetrotter Legend Who Lived In Plano Passes Away

Marques Haynes was the first player ever enshrined in the Hall of Fame as a Globetrotter.

05/22/2015

Orlando Cepeda (L), Robin Yount (2ndL), Nolan Ryan (2ndR), and George Brett hold their awards as they pose together after the 1999 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony 25 July, 1999 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Nolan Ryan’s Hall Plaque Headed To Texas For 2-Night Stand

The bronze plaque, which has never left the oak-lined walls of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Plaque Gallery, is headed to Round Rock, Texas.

04/13/2015

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Tressel & Snyder Join College Football HOF

Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel and Kansas State coach Bill Snyder were both selected on Friday morning for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

01/09/2015

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Biggio, Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz Elected To Hall Of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.

01/06/2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz On Baseball Hall Of Fame Ballot

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.

11/24/2014

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Could Jeter Be 1st Perfect HOF Vote?

Derek Jeter has had as close to perfect a career as a major leaguer can have. Still, five years from now, don’t expect the New York Yankees’ captain to be a unanimous selection to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

09/25/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

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