Latest Canton News

NFL owners agree to invest in Hall of Fame project

Oct. 18, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says team owners have given the OK to invest up to $10 million in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village in Canton. A spokesman for the league says the decision came at the NFL owners' meetings this week in Florida. Hall of Fame officials are planning a multi-year development at...

A look at the first decade of the NFL, the 1920s

Sep. 20, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

A look at the NFL's first decade, the 1920s: FRANCHISES: The first season, 1920, the American Professional Football Association had 14 teams, including two Tigers (Cleveland and Chicago). The Akron Pros, Decatur Staleys (later the Chicago Bears), Buffalo All-Americans, Chicago Cardinals, Rock Island Independents,...

Hall of Fame announces 122 nominees for class of 2020

Sep. 12, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — First-time eligible candidates Troy Polamalu and Patrick Willis are among 122 modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2020. The newly eligible players have a heavy defensive emphasis. Joining the Steelers' hard-hitting safety and 49ers bone-crunching linebacker...

Glass throws late TD pass, Alabama A&M beat Morehouse 35-30

Sep. 1, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including a 20-yarder to Brian Jenkins Jr. with 3 seconds to play, and Alabama A&M beat Morehouse College 35-30 on Sunday in the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Glass completed 28 of 44 passes...