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Former Gators Wambach and Torres nominated for Hall of Fame honors

Two former Florida Gator athletes earned Hall of Fame honors this past week. On Saturday, former Gator and U.S Women’s soccer forward Abby Wambach was inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Likewise, former Gator and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres was nominated to the U.S. Olympic and …

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Ed Reed, Tony Gonzalez Headline Strong 2019 NFL Hall of Fame Class

The 2019 NFL season is full of unknowns and anticipation. But before the league can move forward, they must take time to step back and reflect. This weekend, eight well-deserving members of the football community will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.  The G.O.A.Ts When you think of the …

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Rob Gronkowski Retires From NFL

Rob Gronkowski, who is considered by many as the greatest tight end of all time, recently announced his retirement from football. Even though he was in the NFL for under a decade, it is evident that he is on the Mount Rushmore of tight ends. I will be retiring from …

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425 for 425: Rivera becomes baseball’s first unanimous Hall of Famer

There are quite a few things that closer Mariano Rivera is known for. Mo has won five World Series titles with the New York Yankees. Mo is the MLB’s all-time leader in saves (652). When Mo entered, he was the “Sandman.” In a more than fitting manner, Rivera will now …

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Baseball Hall of Fame to be Announced on Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET.

It is the dead of winter, but baseball is about to bring some warmth revealing its next class of Hall of Famers as fans eagerly await for spring training.  While the votes of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America were submitted at the end of 2018, the inductees will be …

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Mack Brown is back for another round at UNC

Returning from a 5-year coaching hiatus, Mack Brown agreed to come back as the head coach for The University of North Carolina 30 years after his first go around. Brown was the head coach of UNC from 1988 to 1997 and then he became the head coach of Texas until …

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Chipper Jones Among Those Enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame

On a sunny Sunday afternoon in front of 50,000 spectators in the city where baseball was born, Chipper Jones joined the legends of baseball. Larry Wayne Jones Jr., better known as Chipper, was officially inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York during yesterday’s induction ceremony. https://twitter.com/baseballhall/status/1023634989911625728 During …

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Penny Hardaway Takes Over Memphis Tigers

There’s a new trend emerging in college hoops: former NBA greats are returning to their Alma mater to coach on the same court where they began their historic careers. We recently saw it when Chris Mullin took over St. John’s University in 2015, followed by Patrick Ewing reclaiming his former …

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Ray Lewis: The NFL’s Newest Hall of Fame Member

Former Ravens’ linebacker Ray Lewis was elected as the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Lewis was named into the Hall of Fame in Minneapolis, Minnesota this past Saturday, on the same day as the fifth anniversary of the Ravens victory …

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Brian Urlacher Added to the Football Hall of Fame

A great Chicago Bears linebacker, an All-American at the University of New Mexico, and now he has one more thing to add to his resume: a football Hall of Famer. Brian Urlacher, 39, is the 28th Chicago Bear to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and on his first …

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