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Davis/White, Meissner, Casey entering skating Hall of Fame

Jan. 25, 2020 2:34 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As they enter the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, Meryl Davis and Charlie White ponder just who they are joining in receiving one of the highest honors in their sport. “One of the things that makes it so special is we are friends with and respect so much so many previous...

Morneau elected to Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

Jan. 25, 2020 11:32 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Twins first baseman Justin Morneau has been elected to the club's Hall of Fame. Morneau will be inducted during a ceremony at Target Field before the May 23 game against the Chicago White Sox. Morneau played 14 seasons in the major leagues, including 11 with the Twins from 2003...

Baker says remaining in Shoals was a good decision

Jan. 25, 2020 12:02 AM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Gary Baker said he's still trying to process the fact that he will be inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, alongside people like Nat King Cole, Hank Williams, Rick Hall and others. After all, he wasn't born in Alabama, but the majority of his body of work as a musician,...

Tampa Bay QB Jameis Winston donates $50K to Miles College

Jan. 22, 2020 2:40 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The football program at Miles College is getting a boost thanks to a donation from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston. Winston, a Hueytown, Alabama, native, on Wednesday presented Miles College President Bobbie Knight and Athletic Director Reginald Ruffin a check for...

FIEE - In this Oct. 31, 2001, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter celebrates his game-winning home run in the 10th inning as he rounds first base in Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium in New York. Jeter could be a unanimous pick when Baseball Hall of Fame voting is announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Jeter 1 vote shy of unanimous, Walker also elected to Hall

Jan. 21, 2020 9:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1 — as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn't put a check mark next to his name? Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick, falling just shy of the standard set when longtime New York...

U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods waits for International team player Abraham Ancer of Mexico to play a shot on the 1rst in their singles match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Changes to Hall of Fame and a quick entry for Tiger Woods

Jan. 21, 2020 6:37 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods won't have to wait until he's 50 to enter the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced changes to the criteria and the selection process, starting with the age limit being reduced from 50 to 45. Players become eligible if they are 45 in the year of the...

Rockies to honor Larry Walker by retiring his jersey number

Jan. 17, 2020 4:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies will retire the jersey number of outfielder Larry Walker in a ceremony during the upcoming season. The Rockies announced Friday they will honor Walker on April 19 when they play another one of Walker's former teams, the St. Louis Cardinals. Walker's No. 33 will be...

Tim Hudson hired as Auburn's volunteer pitching coach

Jan. 15, 2020 12:40 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former major league pitcher Tim Hudson is Auburn's new pitching coach. Auburn announced Wednesday that Hudson will be a volunteer assistant and pitching coach for the program, where he once starred as a two-way player. Hudson played 17 years in the major leagues with Oakland, Atlanta...

FILE - In this July 28, 2008, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila watches during NFL football training camp in Green Bay, Wis. A judge on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, has imposed a four-year restraining order against the former Packers player, following an incident last month in which he allegedly sent two armed men to a Christmas pageant for a school that his children attend. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Ex-Packer barred from school after Christmas play incident

Jan. 4, 2020 5:30 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A judge has imposed a four-year restraining order against former Green Bay Packer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila following an incident last month in which he allegedly sent two armed men to a Christmas pageant for a school that his children attend. Gbaja-Biamila was inducted into the Packers...

FILE in this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne during a Colts Ring of Honor ceremony during the halftime of an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis. First-time eligibles Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Wayne, Polamalu finalists for HOF 2020 in 1st year eligible

Jan. 2, 2020 7:04 PM EST

Reggie Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. The former Colts receiver and Steelers safety are joined by five others who have never been finalists: Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry Holt; Panthers linebacker Sam Mills; Dolphins...