Hall of Fame
Parker was a Portsmouth native who played football, basketball and baseball at Duke University, then starred with the NFL’s Brooklyn Dodgers from 1937-41.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
As Parcells stands on that stage in Canton, he will not only represent the height of coaching, but how luck plays so much into greatness regardless of one’s potential.
“I’ve got my own feelings on particular people in MLB, you know, how they approached my situation,” Roger Clemens said. “I don’t know about it, and I don’t care about it, to tell you the truth.”
Bob Quigley was GM of the Meadowlands when the track opened in 1976. He oversaw harness and thoroughbred operations for six years.
“Warren doesn’t know, never played with him,” Barber said Monday. “I don’t put any credence in his opinion.”
Sapp suggested that Michael Strahan was successful because he lined up against the opposition’s “worst lineman.”
The Washington Redskins said that Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night.
Snubbed no longer! The Knicks great will be immortalized as a member of the 2013 class in September.
“My denials in the book have been documented all the way back, I believe, to 1997,” Piazza said. “I just don’t understand what part of ‘no’ people don’t understand.”
He got his monicker from a fictional fish that got no respect, but Bill Parcells got the ultimate nod on Saturday.
Alex Rodriguez has become the disaster du jour — an endless loop of errors off-the-field that dwarf any gaffes on the diamond.
Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone.
148-112. 4.61 ERA. 1,407 strikeouts. Hardly numbers worthy of Cooperstown.