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Tex Winter, innovative Hall of Fame coach, dead at 96

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Tex Winter, the innovative ”Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on 11 NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Winter’s family said he died Wednesday in Manhattan, where he began his coaching career at Kansas State in 1947 and led the Wildcats to two Final Fours and eight Big ...

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Jerry Rice, Kurt Warner distance themselves from Hall of Fame group threatening boycott

Earlier on Tuesday, a group of Hall of Famers sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker in which they threatened to boycott Hall of Fame induction ceremonies <a href="… Headlines

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A-Rod: 'I pray I get in' to Hall of Fame

Alex Rodriguez is still hoping for the chance to enter Cooperstown. The former superstar, who now works as a commentator for ESPN, was candid about the possibility of not being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. A career of controversy, including a long suspension for his role in a performance-enhancing drug scandal, has tainted Rodriguez’s otherwise all-time great run ...

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2018 Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Grant Hill thanks Coach K; Jason Kidd jokes with Dirk

The 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees were announced in March at the NCAA Final Four, and on Friday they were officially enshrined during the induction ceremony. It’s always an emotional scene during the event, as former players and coaches take the stage to thank those who have helped them achieve the highest level of basketball. The following ...

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Watch: All 13 Hall of Fame induction speeches

On Friday night in Springfield, Mass., the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed 13 new entrants into its hallowed annals. Here is every honoree’s induction speech in full, by order of presentation: Grant Hill [embedded content] Rod Thorn <iframe width="560" h… NBA | theScore

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