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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.
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.
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.”
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.
The latest high-stakes court hearing for O.J. Simpson in the glitzy capital of big gambles has come to a close with the former football star’s defense team feeling confident that their client is closer to getting out of prison.
Like a recurring nightmare, the return of O.J. Simpson to a Las Vegas courtroom come Monday will remind Americans of a tragedy that became a national obsession and in the process changed the country’s attitude toward the justice system, the media and celebrity.
Live And Local With Kevin Wall With Tony Katz 04/05/13: Jerry Tarkanian, Unemployment, And The Wall-To-Wall
Jerry Tarkanian is headed to the Hall of Fame.
Around the NFL: Monte Kiffin Hired, Titans Fire ‘Music City Miracle’ Designer, Hall of Fame Final Cut
Questionable choices are a way of life within the NFL, and those that are associated with the league don’t really wonder about them anymore. Well, most of the time, that is.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back on the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ballot for a fourth time.
He lead the Oakland A’s to two consecutive World Series titles, and today he has passed away at his home in Las Vegas.