Baseball’s Hall of Fame opens its doors to DH’s, closers for the future

LAS VEGAS — The door into Cooperstown swung wide open Sunday for designated hitter Harold Baines and closer Lee Smith when they were elected into Baseball's Hall of Fame by Today’s Modern Game Era committee on Sunday. Both players were snubbed by the baseball writers when they were on the ballot. Baines, the first DH to participate in an All-Star Game, […]

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Limping robber storms bingo hall and threatens staff with claw hammer

Robber with a limp storms bingo hall and threatens staff with claw hammer while high on heroin and Spice before escaping with £80 and hiding in a BIN as he and two accomplices are jailed for 11 years Josh Starkey, John Kologaras and Daniel Lee raided Showcase Bingo in Hull Starkey, 23, threatened woman with claw hammer and then fled […]

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Kelly backs rookie import Hall ahead of United test

Mike Kelly is a first-year head coach, but he is no rookie. The new Cairns Taipans mentor has been in the NBL ranks since the mid-1990s, winning championships as both an elite defensive player and an assistant coach before taking the opportunity to take charge of his own side. Mike KellyCredit:AAP Kelly made a positive start, signing three impressive imports […]

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UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar arrested in Las Vegas for DUI

UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar was arrested in Las Vegas on Sunday for driving under the influence. The news first was reported today by TMZ.com, and the Clark County (Nev.) Detention Center's website showed Bonnar earlier Monday in custody for three charges: DUI, unsafe movement of a motor vehicle, and resisting arrest. Bonnar initially was held on $22,000 bond […]

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Packers Hall of Famer Jim Taylor, remembered as NFL’s last great fullback, dies at 83

Jim Taylor was a bruising fullback for the Green Bay Packers who mauled defenders and buoyed the offense for coach Vince Lombardi in the late 1950s and early ‘60s. Taylor died Saturday at age 83, the Packers said. A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the rugged Taylor is remembered as perhaps the last great fullback in professional football, a player tasked […]

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29 Ways to Pay Homage to Deadpool This Halloween — Using Only Makeup

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NBL lures another NBA draftee as Devon Hall joins Cairns

The NBL has lured another aspiring NBA talent to Australia this summer with NBA draft pick Devon Hall joining the Cairns Taipans. Hall was drafted in the second round (pick 53) by Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this year after a stellar career at the highly ranked University of Virginia. The 23-year-old shooting guard played in the NBA Summer League with […]

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Stephen Larkham makes World Rugby Hall of Fame

Former Wallabies five-eighth and 1999 World Cup winner Stephen Larkham is the latest Australian to be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame. The 102-Test veteran was part of three Rugby World Cup campaigns, which included victory in 1999 and the loss to England in the 2003 final in Sydney. Australia’s Stephen Larkham, left, charges with the ball pursued […]

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Dons move to redress 'shameful' Indigenous hall of fame absence

Essendon will meet key federal government ministers in Canberra on Tuesday night as the Bombers step up their plans for a $20 million extension of their Tullamarine base, in the hope it will redress a “shameful” lack of physical presence for an Indigenous sports hall of fame. The Dons are aiming to raise half of the funds for the new […]

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