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Hall of Fame Broadcaster and Player Don Sutton dies at 75

Don Sutton, the longtime Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander who won over 300 games in his Hall of Fame career, died Monday, his son, Daron, announced on social media. He was 75. “Saddened to share that my dad passed away in his sleep last night,” Daron Sutton wrote on Twitter. “He worked as hard as anyone I’ve ever known and he…

Hall of Fame Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Dies at 93

Hall of Fame manager and Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda died on Thursday night, according to the team. Lasorda, 93, had recently been released from the hospital after a month-long stint that included time in the intensive care unit. Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda looks on from the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, Feb….

Auburn’s Hudson named to 2021 Hall of Fame Ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Auburn pitching coach Tim Hudson was named to the 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Hall of Fame ballot announced Monday. Hudson, who was a 17-year MLB veteran with the Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants, is one of 11 first-timers on the 2021 ballot.  BBWAA voters must submit their votes by year’s end, and the…

Troy reacts to Passing of HOF Radio Voice, Ralph Black

TROY, Ala. – Troy Hall of Fame radio broadcaster Ralph Black passed away Friday, July 17; he was 79 years old. Black was responsible for many historic calls during his 26 years as the play-by-play broadcaster for Troy football, basketball and baseball. His famous “Holy Mackerel” call came after Ted Clem booted a 50-yard field goal as time expired to win…

Alabama HS Sports Hall of Famer, Chafin, passes away at 92

MONTGOMERY – The AHSAA is saddened to learn of the death of school football coaching legend and Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame member James Robert “Jim” Chafin, 92. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27.          “Coach Jim Chafin was a major positive influence on the lives of so many, especially in Montgomery,” AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said. “He was…

College Football HOF Ballot includes SEC, Troy Trojans

  2021 FBS PLAYER CANDIDATE CAPSULE BIOS Flozell Adams, Michigan State-Offensive Tackle-1997 First Team All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year…Three-time All-Big Ten performer who helped Spartans to three consecutive bowl appearances…Helped running backs rush for more than 100 yards in 21 games throughout career and allowed only two QB sacks in 1997 season. Morten Andersen, Michigan State-Placekicker-1981…