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Twins elect Gardenhire, Gladden, Tovar to team Hall of Fame

Jan. 20, 2022 14:42 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will induct former manager Ron Gardenhire and former players Dan Gladden and César Tovar into the team's Hall of Fame this summer. The Twins announced Thursday that Gardenhire, Gladden and Tovar will become the 35th, 36th and 37th members of...

Mississippi entertainment museum taps 5 for Hall of Fame

Jan. 18, 2022 19:01 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three musicians and two writers will be inducted into the hall of fame at the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. The museum in Meridian is also known as the MAX. Museum leaders announced Monday at the state Capitol in Jackson that the...

Keith Hernandez stunned by Mets jersey retirement news

Jan. 12, 2022 17:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Hernandez was startled to see Mets owner Steve Cohen calling out of the blue Tuesday, then put at ease when the pair spent 10 minutes talking about New York's splashy offseason. “Then he said, ‘That’s not the reason I'm calling,' and then he dropped the...

Ginobili, Chambers, Whalen among 1st-time hoop hall nominees

Dec. 21, 2021 17:11 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Former San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili, SuperSonics and Suns forward Tom Chambers and Olympic and WNBA champion Lindsay Whalen are among the first-time nominees for the Basketball Hall of Fame. Among the returning nominees announced Tuesday are 2004...

No. 6 Louisville outlasts No. 7 UConn 69-64 in HOF Showcase

Dec. 19, 2021 19:50 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jeff Walz's Louisville teams had never beaten UConn in Connecticut. That's one streak he won't have to talk about again. Hailey Van Lith scored 10 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and the No. 6 Cardinals outlasted No. 7 UConn 69-64 in...

Jump leads No. 3 Stanford women past UC Davis 68-42

Dec. 16, 2021 00:29 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer took the mic after a standing ovation and told the Stanford crowd her team would do everything possible to repeat as national champions. The next two opponents will provide a true test: Tennessee and top-ranked South...

Mental health education is ongoing process for NFL, players

Dec. 14, 2021 18:58 PM EST

Since his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brian Dawkins has worked hard to break the stigma surrounding mental health. The NFL and many players are also doing their part to tackle the issue. Dawkins, a nine-time Pro Bowl safety and four-time All-Pro...

Shaq's shortcut: Buy Bill Russell's NBA rings in auction

Dec. 09, 2021 15:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Basketball fans hoping to buy something from Bill Russell’s memorabilia collection should expect some big-name competition. Hall of Famers Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley say they're interested in bidding on items that Russell — a civil rights icon and the...

Bears get their chance at payback against Packers, Rodgers

Dec. 09, 2021 14:14 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has dominated the Chicago Bears during his Hall of Fame-caliber career and isn’t shy about pointing that out. After running for a fourth-quarter touchdown in a 24-14 victory at Chicago on Oct. 14, Rodgers shouted...

Weekend practice sessions for Tiger fuel talk about return

Dec. 07, 2021 21:04 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods kept everyone guessing at the Hero World Challenge with weekend range sessions that got as much attention as the two eagles Viktor Hovland made in his comeback victory. What's next? Only he knows. It started two weeks ago with a...