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The NFL's Hall of Fame weekend usually signals the true countdown until the kickoff of the season.
This year's much-anticipated Hall of Fame weekend saw the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio induct six new members of it's prestigious Hall of Fame on Saturday night, leading up to the usually fun-to-watch Hall of Fame game Sunday.
However, despite the, also much-anticipated, Hall of Fame game between the post-bounty scandal New Orleans Saints and the Arizona Cardinals, the NFL suffered a tragic loss as news spread about the sudden discovery of the death of Garrett Reid,... (more)
...dismayed league officials (after all, chicks dig the long ball) imposed a partial ban. The following season, however, Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians was struck and killed with a Carl Mays spitball, and a complete ban was sanctioned.
In 1946, Ed Walsh was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. His 1.82 career ERA remains the best in league history, and he remains widely recognized as one of the greatest pitchers in the history of the game - in spite of the fact that his career was technically defined by an unethical practice.
In this most recent era of professional... (more)
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