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Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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.


Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Devin Hester & The Language Of Hall Of Fame Exclusion

He only does one thing well. That’s the story of Devin Hester’s career, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–08/28/2013

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Wisch: Thomas, Maddux Could Help Heal The Hall in 2014

Former Cubs and White Sox greats Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas are likely to be inducted into the Hall in their first year on the ballot

670 The Score–07/30/2013

Loyola University Chicago

Loyola’s 1963 Championship Basketball Team Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

The 1963 Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team will be the first team ever inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on November 24 in Kansas City, Missouri.


Tim Brown. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Silverman: Brown’s Laughable Assertion May End Up Keeping Him Out Of Hall

Tim Brown had one chance to win a Super Bowl in his career with the Oakland Raiders.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2013

Michael Strahan.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Strahan, Sapp Among Hall Of Fame Finalists

Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Sammy Sosa. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sammy Sosa Now Heads Company Specializing In Needleless Drug Injections

Retired from the game of baseball, Sammy Sosa now manages a comapny called Injex 21, which specializes in needleless drug injections.

670 The Score–01/11/2013

Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

New York Times Runs Blank Sports Page After Hall Of Fame Shutout

The New York Times saw an opportunity and took it.

670 The Score–01/10/2013

Barry Bonds

No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame By Baseball Writers

Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Roberto Alomar gives his Hall of Fame induction speech last July. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: The Hall Of Fame Sucks

I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Lee Smith.  ( Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Wisch: HOF Needs To Stop Closing Out Lee Smith

Ex-Cub Ron Santo finally got into the Hall of Fame this past summer. Ex-Cub Greg Maddux will easily get into the Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014. And Ex-Cub Lee Smith will surely get into the Hall of Fame …

CBS Chicago–11/23/2012

David Wilson played his college football at Virginia Tech. Wilson was named the ACC Player of the Year in 2011. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Giants RB David Wilson: ‘I’ll Be In The Hall Of Fame … I’m Like Birth Control’

That fumble apparently did nothing to shatter Wilson’s confidence, as he told reporters he think he’ll one day end up in the Hall of Fame.

670 The Score–10/19/2012

Lance Briggs returns an interception for a touchdown against the Jaguars. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Lovie’s ‘D’ May Be Better Than Ever

This all starts with Lovie Smith. It’s his philosophy, his culture, his kind of players, his results.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2012

Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan To Present Phil Knight At 2012 Naismith Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Michael Jordan made Nike founder Phil Knight a very rich man over the years, and now Jordan will present him at the 2012 Naismith Hall of Fame ceremony.

670 The Score–08/29/2012

Roger Clemens. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens Signs Minor League Contract

With his legal problems in the rear-view mirror, Roger Clemens is returning to baseball.

670 The Score–08/20/2012

Brian Urlacher

Bernstein: End Coming For Urlacher

Brian Urlacher is still good at his job, as far as any of us know.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Wisch: Why Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Needs Its Own ‘Death Penalty’

With a slew of all-time greats in their first year of eligibility for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the summer of 2013 should be a banner one for Cooperstown.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heyman: Konerko’s Hall Of Fame Discussion Begins

Simply put, Paul Konerko’s production over the past few years has been remarkable.

670 The Score–05/29/2012

Kerry Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Kerry Wood’s Numbers Aren’t Worthy Of Retiring His

Those nice things, though, do not deserve a retiring of his number, a topic that’s been bandied about since people started to assume this year was Wood’s swan song.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

Bud Selig

HOF Voting Results

Check out the results from this year’s HOF voting.

670 The Score–01/09/2012