Latest Halls of fame News

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

Mar. 18, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in '90s-era country music with a new album celebrating their top-selling singles, a longstanding Las Vegas residency and now an invitation to join the Country Music Hall of Fame. The duo, along with comedic...

South Dakota man inducted into darts hall of fame

Mar. 16, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — When Alvin Gerlach of Aberdeen took his first position on the National Dart Association board of directors, tournaments were run entirely with paper brackets. He used a wall chart to track a tournament's progress, and handed out scorecards that had to be filled out manually. Today,...

Guthrie dropped from nominees for contributions to NASCAR

Mar. 14, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Janet Guthrie, the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, was dropped from the latest list of nominees for NASCAR's Landmark Award that honors contribution to the sport. With Guthrie off the list of five nominees, Anne B. France and Norma...

Harry Styles, Brian May, Monae to present at Rock Hall

Mar. 13, 2019 5:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Styles, Queen's Brian May and Janelle Monae are among those presenting at the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Stevie Nicks, who made it into the Rock Hall in 1998 with Fleetwood Mac, will be inducted by Styles, while May will induct Def Leppard and Monae will...

Broncos, Falcons to open preseason in Hall of Fame game

Mar. 12, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos will play in the Hall of Fame game Aug. 1 to open the preseason. Each team will be making its fourth appearance in the preseason game, which this year will launch the NFL's 100th season. Two days after the game in Canton, Ohio, Broncos owner Pat...

National Women's Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

Mar. 8, 2019 9:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They are among 10 members of the Class of 2019, announced Friday. The other honorees are: Civil rights activist Angela Davis; Native American...

Cal's Anigwe puts up huge game in regular season finale

Mar. 4, 2019 2:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cal's Kristine Anigwe put on a show in her final regular-season game. The senior forward had 32 points and 30 rebounds for her 30th straight double-double on Sunday in an 80-58 win over Washington State. She's the first player in Division I women's basketball to have over 30 points and...

Rutgers puts aside distractions to beat Wisconsin

Feb. 26, 2019 2:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched between two...

AP's Tim Talley named to Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame

Feb. 25, 2019 8:16 PM EST

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Associated Press reporter Tim Talley is among nine journalists and two educators who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame. The group announced its 2019 class Monday. An induction ceremony is set for April 25 at the University of Central Oklahoma. Talley has...

NFL standouts, MLB All-Star honored by SC hall of fame

Feb. 21, 2019 1:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former All-Pros Chris Gardocki, John Abraham and Dexter Coakley and ex-Major League reliever Roberto Hernandez are among seven people selected to be enshrined in the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. Others making the hall Thursday were College of Charleston and South Carolina...