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  • Pro Football HOF: Bottleneck frustrates worthy candidates

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange Pro Football HOF: Bottleneck frustrates worthy candidates When seven pro football greats have their legendary status verified this weekend at the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, many other former...
  • TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster Every day somebody -- including the media, players and coaches -- casually refers to a current star as a "future Hall of Famer." Most of the time...
  • NFL Hall Of Fame Inductees

    NFL Hall Of Fame Inductees
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2014 is one of the best in history. The seven players inducted into the Hall of Fame Saturday — Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams —...
  • Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction

    Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction
    The presenters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 next month include children, a father, a media member and two former coaches. The seven inductees during the weekend of Aug. 1-3 in Canton, Ohio, are former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker...
  • Dieruff gets a moment of glory on streets of Canton as part of Andre Reed's big day

    Dieruff gets a moment of glory on streets of Canton as part of Andre Reed's big day
    CANTON, Ohio — Andre Reed has become a beloved figure in the Lehigh Valley, particularly in Allentown. But what became clear Saturday morning as Reed's convertible winded its way down the 21/2 mile route of the TimkenSteel Grand Parade on the...
  • Andre Reed's moment finally arrives

    Andre Reed's moment finally arrives
    CANTON, Ohio — In the seven months since he found out he was going to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Andre Reed promised he would shed a few tears during his acceptance speech. As it turned out, Reed didn't cry during his speech...
  • Seven legends inducted into Hall of Fame

    The Sports Xchange By Howard Balzer, The Sports Xchange Seven legends inducted into Hall of Fame CANTON, Ohio -- On another memorable Saturday night in the birthplace of pro football, seven more players swelled to 287 the number enshrined in the Pro...
  • Seven NFL legends inducted into Hall of Fame

    Seven NFL legends inducted into Hall of Fame
    On another memorable Saturday night in the birthplace of pro football, seven more players swelled to 287 the number enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. One night after receiving their gold jackets in an event televised by the NFL Network for the...
  • Former FSU star Charlie Ward, UF star Earnest Graham head back to school

    If Pensacola Washington or North Fort Myers high school leaders were just looking for football coaches, they would have made a simple selection from a pile of résumés. Each school, however, was in need of far more. The respective administrations were...
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes new members

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Defensive back Aeneas Williams had the fans and fellow Hall of Famers chanting in the stands to give it their all. Linebacker Derrick Brooks delivered what he called a 24-minute “Thank you letter.” Defensive end...
  • Bucs on guard as offensive line builds chemistry

    The Sports Xchange Bucs on guard as offensive line builds chemistry The excitement from the opening of training camp has transitioned to what head coach Lovie Smith termed the "grind" as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened their second week of practices...
  • Denver Broncos' record-setting Peyton Manning is as focused as ever

    Peyton Manning has a different way of looking at the Pro Football Hall of Fame these days. "I used to watch the Hall of Fame [ceremonies] and I could remember I'd always call my dad," the Denver quarterback said this week, standing with a reporter...