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Calipari, Mutombo among Hall of Fame finalists

Kentucky coach John Calipari and four-time Defensive Player of the Year Dikembe Mutombo are among the finalists for this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Sill joins epic inductee list in Hall of Fame

With 31 championships and the title of being the first female bowler to surpass $ 1 million, Sill is honored to join big names in 2015 class. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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The late Stan Ovshinsky, alternative energy pioneer, named to Inventors Hall of Fame

The late Stan Ovshinsky, alternative energy pioneer, named to Inventors Hall of Fame

Crain’s Detroit Business – The late Stanford Ovshinsky, a pioneer in photovoltaics who founded Energy Conversion Devices Inc. in 1960 to explore alternative forms of energy, has been named as one of 14 members to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Ovshinsky, who died in 2012 at the age of 89, is spotlighted on the […]

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Former Detroit Pistons Bad Boy Vinnie Johnson elected to national junior college Hall of Fame

Johnson, who helped the Pistons win back-to-back NBA titles in 1989-90, was a two-time All-American at McLennan Community College in Texas. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Smoltz among four players headed to Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz dominated in an era of offense, and are headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Detroit Mercy inducts Perry Watson into Hall of Fame

Detroit Mercy inducts Perry Watson into Hall of Fame Perry Watson made it cool to be a University of Detroit Mercy Titan again during his coaching tenure. He bonded west side players with east side players and made the Titans a power during his tenure. The school honored him over the weekend and at … Full […]

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Michigan Sports Hall of Fame hires Troy ad agency to help boost revenue, find a new home

Bill Shea – The nonprofit Michigan Sports Hall of Fame said it has hired Troy-based advertising agency AFA Krause to “to create brand development programs and new revenue streams.” Financial details of the relationship were not disclosed. A message seeking additional details and an accounting of the hall’s current finances was left with the organization’s […]

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Dominik Hasek, Mike Modano inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

Hasek is one of the best goalies in hockey history. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Organizers of R&B Music Hall of Fame eye Detroit

Organizers of R&B Music Hall of Fame eye Detroit Joined by Detroit music figures such as Duke Fakir (Four Tops), Kim Weston and Spyder Turner, representatives of the project gathered Wednesday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History as they start cultivating public support for the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Alice Cooper Enters the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame

Yes, the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame is a thing. And yesterday Alice Cooper became its latest inductee. The Detroit-born rocker has long been a fan of the fast food sliders, even serving them at the after party for the Tribeca Film Festival premier of his documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper.  Also a member of […]

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Omar Vizquel inducted into Indians Hall of Fame

Vizquel was a cornerstone of the teams that won five straight AL Central titles and appeared in the World Series twice. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Matthew Laurance of ‘Beverly Hills 90210′ & ‘Eddie and The Cruisers’ fame talks Motor City ComicCon, career

DETROIT, MI — Matthew Laurance, 64, from Queens, N.Y. is probably best known for his role as Dr. Mel Silver on the hit show “Beverly Hills 90210.” He was the father of David Silver, actor Brian Austin Green’s character, for nine seasons and felt every day on set that he was part of a pop […]

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Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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3 get in to Baseball Hall of Fame, but not Detroit Tigers' Jack Morris, Alan

3 get in to Baseball Hall of Fame, but not Detroit Tigers' Jack Morris, Alan … Jack Morris, who won more games than any other pitcher in the 1980s and led the Tigers to the 1984 world championship, fell short in his 15th and final time on the Hall of Fame ballot. Morris actually missed […]

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Your turn: Who deserves to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame? Fill out your own ballot

The vote for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will be revealed later today, but before the Class of 2014 is announced, we’re going to give you a shot to fill out your own ballot. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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