Basketball Hall of Fame

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Name: Basketball Hall of Fame
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8 NBA Players That Should Be Enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame

Cooper Neil/Getty Images Basketball’s Naismith Hall of Fame is a tremendous place, filled with the sport’s greatest players — in college, international play, and in the NBA — but it’s hardly complete. Some players, like Allen Iverson and Shaq, are ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Jones files bill to rename Wilmington post office after Meadowlark Lemon

Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:25pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Rep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) today introduced a bill to name a Wilmington post office after basketball star and Port City native Meadowlark Lemon.Jones's bill would ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

OBITUARY: Charles “Chuck” “Coach” Smith

Charles “Chuck” “Coach” Smith died Monday, July 21, 2014.He was born June 11, 1927, in Ridgway. He was the loving husband for 66 years to the late Norma L. Smith (nee Graham), dear son of the late Verdis and Effie Smith (nee Moye), dear brother of Laura ... [Published Harrisburg Daily Register - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Springfield's gateway looks like a 'hellhole,' says Hall of Fame official; City says improvements coming

SPRINGFIELD — The scruffy looking hillsides that abut Interstate-91 near the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame are getting a long-overdue trimming by crews from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation — just in the nick of time for enshrinement ... [Published MassLive - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bradley to face TCU in Corpus Christi tournament

Bradley will meet Texas Christian at 6 p.m. on the CBS Sports Network in a Nov. 28 men's basketball matchup in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic, tournament officials announced Wednesday.The game with the Horned Frogs, the first meeting between the schools ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese students get glimpse of American life at Mohawk

BUCKLAND — The 21 middle-school students from Hangzhou Qinghe Middle School loved the shady sugar maples they found growing behind the Mohawk Trail Regional High School. But the taste of the maple syrup itself? Maybe not so much.On their first day of ... [Published Recorder.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Carpaccio Now Open in Springfield

By CarpaccioThere is a new restaurant in town!Carpaccio is a medium-sized restaurant that is located two blocks east of the Basketball Hall of Fame, in the Little Italy section of the South-End neighborhood of Springfield.We’ve faced a lot of adversity ... [Published Ellington Somers Patch - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Annual Basketbull championships held at the Mass Mutual Center

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -Four constantly busy basketball courts were set up at the Mass Mutual Center this weekend, as some of the region's top high school players showcased their talents for college coaches in the annual Basketbull tournament.Organizers ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Area standouts join group for 'Rising Senior' event

A collection of the area’s best returning prep basketball talent will head to Indiana next week to participate in the Rising Senior Academy.Mark Morris’ Grant Gibb and Geordi Morrow, and Toledo’s Brent Wood and Grant McEwen are part of a group of 10 seniors-to-be ... [Published Longview Daily News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Christopher Sikes of Common Capital to Address Rotary July 18

SPRINGFIELD — 
Christopher Sikes, executive director and founder of Common Capital (formerly the Western Massachusetts Enterprise Fund) will address the Springfield Rotary Club’s luncheon meeting on Friday, July 18. His topic will be the impact of community ... [Published Business West - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hall of Fame to add eight inductees

AlbanyLuther "Ticky" Burden, a former pro basketball player who was with the New York Knicks in the 1970s, will be inducted into the City School District of Albany Hall of Fame, along with seven others.Burden, who graduated from the now-defunct Philip ... [Published Times Union - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Israel nets Magic Johnson visit

Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson is due to arrive in Israel later this year to take part in the opening of a new sports arena in Jerusalem.Johnson, 54, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, is scheduled to arrive with other NBA stars on September ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Jul 08 2014]

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...Jones said in a statement. "Not only did Meadowlark Lemon achieve great success as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters, he is well-known for his motivational speaking and work to benefit young people. It is only appropriate to honor him with a post office in his hometown of Wilmington."
...‘legend' is used frequently in our society but it is truly fitting when considering Wah Wah Jones," said UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart. "Wah Wah holds a legendary place in the athletic history of our state as a three-sport star at Harlan High School and the University of Kentucky. Wah Wah was a central figure during a golden era of Wildcat athletics, noted for his outstanding performances and his versatility. Our condolences and prayers go outout to his family and he will be remembered fondly by the Big Blue Nation."
"I feel that’s very important,” he said. “For me to be the CEO, I can’t be as effective if I’m just telling people what to do.”"
...years in Congress, "establishing himself as a leading figure on foreign policy, intelligence and national security," notes an announcement from IU. "His chairmanships included the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. He also was chairman of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress and worked to promote integrity and efficiency in the institution."

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Powers urges youngsters to work hard, listen if... [Published Elkhart Truth - Jul 24 2014]
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Annual Basketbull championships held at the Mas... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Jul 14 2014]
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Cooper Neil/Getty Images Basketball’s Naismith Hall of Fame is a tremendous place, filled with the sport’s greatest players — in college, international play, and in the NBA — but it’s hardly complete. Some players, like Allen Iverson and Shaq, are ...
Eddy Cue Auctions Lunch and a MacBook Air to Be... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Jul 14 2014]
Following in Tim Cook's footsteps, Apple's SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue is auctioning his time to benefit the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation. Cue is widely known as a huge basketball fan , and has been seen at ...
GOP senators dismiss call to change 'Redskins' ... [Published Daily Kos - May 23 2014]
Because this has nothing to do with politics ...On Wednesday, 50 Senate Democrats sent a letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying that "racism and bigotry have no place in professional sports" and urged him to "formally ...
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, has died in South Dakota. He was 69. More Boko Haram Leader Abubakar ...
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It’s only April and already there’s a rare collection of pop culture documentaries to tickle the mind: Mike Myers squeezed the life out of legendary rock ‘n’ roll manager Shep Gordon with Supermensch, Jeff Radice expanded the civil rights history of ...
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