Posts tagged "Hall of Fame"

2016 MLB Hall of Fame: Who Should Get In?

2016 MLB Hall of Fame: Who Should Get In?
Voting for the Hall of Fame brings out some great dialogue… and old school stubbornness. There are many writers who won’t vote for anyone who was ever linked to a performance enhancing drug (PED). My personal stance on PED users: If Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire can have their names on the... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: Marian Hossa at 1,000 Games

Chicago Blackhawks: Marian Hossa at 1,000 Games
On Sunday in Detroit, Blackhawks superstar Marian Hossa will play his 1,000th career NHL game, and he has put up some magnificent statistics in his career. Entering Sunday, among active NHL players, Hossa’s career resume ranks: 3rd (tie) with 25 short-handed goals (behind only Martin St. Louis and Mike Richards). 5th with 426 goals (behind... Read more »

Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts Parting Ways

Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts Parting Ways
ESPN broke the news on Tuesday afternoon that the Indianapolis Colts and Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning will have a press conference on Wednesday to announce they are parting ways. Manning leaves Indianapolis with the following statistical distinctions: ranks 3rd in NFL history in passing yards (54,828) behind Brett Favre and Dan Marino. ranks... Read more »
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Ron Santo: Credentials Indicate He's a Hall of Famer

Ron Santo: Credentials Indicate He's a Hall of Famer
I am a believer that it is time they place former Chicago Cubs and White Sox third baseman Ron Santo where he belongs–in Cooperstown. Unfortunately, on Friday I am not only alone in this belief, but in mourning the reality that Santo will never see the day that he takes his rightful place among baseball’s... Read more »

Walter Payton: The Best Running Back Ever

Walter Payton: The Best Running Back Ever
Originally published in August when the NFL placed Emmitt Smith in the Hall of Fame, I felt it appropriate to re-post these thoughts on the greatest running back of all-time on the 11th anniversary of his passing. He was the best running back ever to play the game, and was an even better man off the... Read more »