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Tim Duncan: Five-and-a-Half Life Lessons of a Hall of Fame Career

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Jack Stahlmann

The incomparable Tim Duncan hung up his sneakers Monday in the only way Tim Duncan knows how: quietly. Never one to bring fanfare to himself, he didn'...

Here's A 'Michael Jordan Crying Face' Halloween Mask For You

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.25.2015 | Sports

Michael Jordan is known by casual basketball fans as the greatest basketball player ever, but he's known on Sports Twitter as the basis of the Interne...

You Can Help Pick This Year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just announced this year's nominees for induction into its ranks. The 15 nominees -- including Janet Jackson, Nine Inch...

Dikembe Mutombo Looked Like The Happiest Man On Earth After Hawks Announced His Number Retirement

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.02.2015 | Sports

Making Dikembe Mutombo happy is a universally good thing. A wildly philanthropic man with a huge heart, Mutombo was once named the most generous athle...

Junior Seau's Daughter Allowed To Speak At Hall Of Fame After All

AP/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.01.2015 | Sports

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame will allow Junior Seau's daughter to speak in an interview after his bust is unveiled next weekend...

NFL Hall Of Fame To Allow Junior Seau's Daughter To Speak After All

Fox Sports | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.01.2015 | Sports

The daughter of the late Junior Seau will be able to speak live during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony after all....

Why John Smoltz May Be The Best Baseball Hall Of Fame Story

John A. Tures | Posted 07.24.2016 | Sports
John A. Tures

Smoltz battled past those who would cite biased statistics with an injury comeback story and selflessness that can inspire any athlete.

The Wait is Over, Brown Joins 2015 Hall of Fame Class

Malaika Bobino | Posted 07.24.2016 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

That time finally came for Tim Brown who will join Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Bill Polian, Junior Seau, Will Shields, Mick Tingelhoff and Ron Wolf as the 2015 Hall of Fame Class. An honor many only dream about once their career is over.

Now is the Time to Reinstate Pete Rose

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 05.26.2015 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

Pete Rose continues to feel that he has been unfairly treated by the baseball establishment, and I believe that with an expanded lens of the changing culture regarding athletes' transgressions, perhaps leniency in his case is now in order.

Def Leppard Would 'Politely Refuse' Joining The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Nominate Def Leppard for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and you'd most likely receive a "no, thank you." The band's lead singer Joe Elliot told Hu...

The Impossible Dream

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.29.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Chicago Chefs Inducted Into The Chefs Hall Of Fame

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.24.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

On October 16, chefs Stephanie Izard of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat (Chef of the Year), Gale Gand of Spritz Burger (Pastry Chef of the Year), Mi...

From Drag Racing to Dog Mushers, 12 Offbeat Sports Halls-of-Fame

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Larissa and Michael Milne

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York is a popular vacation destination but there are many sports represented around the country that are worth a trip too.

The Next Baseball Commissioner's Biggest Challenges

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Figuring out a way to replace that revenue and continue to adjust to the new media world, rather than determining ways to make the game more exciting or figure out the best post-season formula, will be the criteria by which the next commissioner will be judged.

Who Might Get into the Baseball Hall-Of-Fame Over the Next 4 Years?

John A. Tures | Posted 09.28.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

What can the Major League Baseball Hall-of-Fame do for an encore of 2014? It needs to continue to honor those who played the game the right way, and still shun those who brought dishonor to the game of baseball.

The Hall of Famer You May Not Know

Michael Corvo | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
Michael Corvo

On July 26 in Cooperstown, New York, most of the focus will be on Hall of Fame inductees and a prestigious group of managers. There is another honoree, however, to whom attention must be paid: arguably our greatest living baseball writer.

NFL Hall Of Famer Opens Up About Biblical Significance Of Jersey Number

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion

Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin didn't always wear the jersey number 28. But when he did adopt the number, he did so for religious rea...

Smells like Nostalgia: A Look at the Nirvana Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Zachariah Ezer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Zachariah Ezer

While it's no surprise that Nirvana was a popular choice, the coinciding of the Hall of Fame induction with the 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, and the prospect of a Nirvana reunion has really brought out the worst in everyone.

Now Playing First Base for the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is a game where teams are currently trying to innovate to gain a slight advantage over other teams. The Yankees failure to do this has become almost their franchise identity, but missing another opportunity this year is nonetheless unfortunate.

Warrior's Death a Blow to an Already Devastated WWE Fan

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Norris

Lifelong fans of WWE have been completely deflated as tragic news breaks that the man who played the Ultimate Warrior passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 54.

Commemorating Derek Jeter, Forgetting Bernie Willams

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Every mention of a core four, the alleged true Yankees at the heart of their 1996-2009 run, is a reminder of how another great Yankee, Bernie Williams, has become increasingly overlooked over time.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jill S. Tietjen

We learn, laugh and smile as we discover these women and see footage or photos of their performances.

Are the Boston Red Sox Thumbing Their Noses at Bud Selig?

Hart Seely | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Hart Seely

By inducting Clemens, Boston seems to be bucking the Selig iron rule of baseball morality: that no player accused of using performance enhancing drugs shall be recognized for his past achievements.

Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

Future HOF Voter: Bonds And Clemens Belong In Cooperstown

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

One year after no new members were admitted to the Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been selected ...