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Interview: Alan Page Talks Children’s Book, Race In America

Justice Alan Page has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court eight years longer than he played in the NFL. He’s in the football Hall of Fame, and now he’s added another title to his name – children’s book author.

12/21/2014

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Oliva, Kaat Miss Out On Hall Of Fame Again

Two former Minnesota Twins have been denied entry again to the Hall of Fame.

12/08/2014

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Twins Blog: Paul Molitor – Lots Of Questions

On Tuesday the Minnesota Twins introduced the 13th manager in club history, Paul Molitor, and gave him a chance to address the many questions circulating since he emerged early on as the front-runner for the job.

11/04/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

Brett Favre wins 1997 MVP Award

Favre Headed To Packers HOF In 2015

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.

08/04/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

Home of the Minnesota Twins

Commemorative Streets For Twins’ HOFers Get New Location

The Minnesota Twins and the city of Minneapolis found new locations for the two streets commemorating the Twins’ Hall of Famers, Kirby Puckett and Rod Carew. Kirby Puckett Place and Rod Carew Drive will be relocated next to Target Field.

07/13/2014

Minn. Hockey To Honor Mayasich During Friday Game

The University of Minnesota will honor U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer John Mayasich during Friday’s Big Ten game against Michigan at Mariucci Arena.

02/11/2014

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Knoblauch Voted Into Twins Hall Of Fame

Chuck Knoblauch was elected as the newest member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, the team announced on Friday. The Twins have traditionally kicked off their annual three-day fan festival by electing a new member to the Hall of Fame, and the latest addition will surely get the fans buzzing.

01/24/2014

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Former Twin Jack Morris Denied Election To Hall Of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short. The results were announced Wednesday. Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris didn’t receive enough votes and was denied an election to the hall of fame from the Baseball Writers Association of America.

01/08/2014

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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4-Time NBA Champion Vern Mikkelsen Dies At 85

Vern Mikkelsen, a Hall of Fame basketball player who won four NBA titles with the Minneapolis Lakers, has died. He was 85. The Lakers say Mikkelsen died Thursday.

11/22/2013

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

1999 NFC Championship Game

Clutch, Difficult Catches Helped Set Carter Apart

Cris Carter’s entry into the exclusive club in Canton will be commemorated with a bronze head-and-shoulders bust, like all of the Pro Football Hall of Fame members before him. His hands might be a more appropriate body part to feature.

08/01/2013

Eleanor Mondale Poling

2013 Pavek Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

Pavek Broadcasting Hall of Fame board member Jim DuBois joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday with a special announcement

06/10/2013

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Looking Inside The Metro Transit Lost And Found Hall Of Fame

Every day a quarter of a million people ride Metro Transit buses and trains. They’re leaving behind their cars and high gas prices, and according to officials, nearly 20,000 items. That’s what riders lost last year, a figure which includes about 1,200 bikes.

05/20/2013

1999 NFC Championship Game

Cris Carter Among 7 Hall Of Fame Inductees

No one was more emotional than Cris Carter, who took six years to get in despite putting up some of the best receiving numbers in NFL history. He broke down in tears but quickly pointed out “it’s not because I’m sad.”

02/03/2013

Pitcher Jack Morris During 1991 World Series

Jack Morris Not Voted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris won’t be going into the Major League Baseball Hall of fame, at least not this year.

01/09/2013

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Vikings Asst Coach Tiring Of Kluwe’s Activism

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe’s latest campaign for a cause isn’t sitting well with his position coach.

12/13/2012

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Kluwe Writes ‘Vote Ray Guy’ On Jersey Patch

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe continued his campaign to get punter Ray Guy into the Hall of Fame by writing “Vote Ray Guy” on his jersey patch commemorating the Hall of Fame.

12/09/2012

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McHale Takes Leave Of Absence From Rockets

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has taken a leave of absence to deal with a family matter.

11/10/2012

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Kleinsasser To Be Inducted Into UND Hall Of Fame

Retired Minnesota Viking Jim Kleinsasser headlines this year’s class of inductees into the University of North Dakota Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame.

07/16/2012

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Hayward, Wis.

Finally, a sunny day for Chris and Frank who are in Hayward, Wisconsin today. It’s Day Four of our tour of lake country and the guys are actually out on a lake.

06/21/2012

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