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It wouldn’t be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame without a high profile artist stating that they don’t want any part of it. Trent Reznor just added his name to that list. In an interview with Stereogum, Reznor had the following to say about a possible Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction: "I saw somebody write something online or comment on Twitter like, 'What could be less rock 'n' roll than the fuckin’ Hall of Fame,' And that is authentically how I feel about it. I’ll say this: It’s nice to be appreciated. It’s nicer when it feels like…
As we inch towards the 2018-19 regular season in the National Basketball Association, we have another significant retirement as Richard Jefferson is calling it a career in professional basketball. Drafted 13th Overall in 2001 from the University of Arizona, Richard Jefferson began his pro career with the New Jersey Nets where he had the best part of his career. Jefferson would take over as the starting Small Forward in his sophomore season and he would have four 19 Points per Game seasons in the seven seasons he played in the Garden State. Jefferson would later play foe Milwaukee, San Antonio,…

RIP: Jim Taylor

It is a sad day for fans of the Green Bay Packers and Pro Football in general as Hall of Fame Fullback Jim Taylor passed away today at the age of 83. An All-American at LSU, the Packers would select Taylor in the second round of the 1958 draft. He saw limited action as a rookie but when Vince Lombardi was hired, Taylor would become a feature back. Along with Paul Hornung, the Packers would have the best pair of backs in the game. A power runner, Taylor was especially effective in short yardage situations. In 1960, Taylor would have…
We discussed a significant change that took place in the process of the voting of the International Tennis Hall of Fame whereby a fan vote would be put in place that would assist the top three vote getters. How it works is that the top vote getter will receive a three percent boost in, the second place finisher a two percent boost and the third place finisher a one percent increase in the vote percentage whereby a 75% vote is needed for induction. Here are the three beneficiaries of the first ever fan aided voted. From China, Li Na received…
The World Golf Hall of Fame has announced their five new members who have received the necessary 75 percent from the 16 member selection committee. The 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame Class will be: Retief Goosen: From South Africa, Goosen won 33 worldwide tournaments, which included the 2001 and 2004 U.S. Open. Goosen arguably should be the headliner for the induction ceremony. Peggy Kirk Bell: Kirk Bell won the 1949 Titleholders Championship and was an inaugural member of the LPGA. Her greatest contribution to the game would occur later as an instructor. She passed away two years ago at…
We look forward to this day every year at Notinhalloffame.com. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their Finalists for the Class of 2019 and annually it brings about the biggest debates in the short history of Halls of Fame. Hell, it was those debates that caused us to create this website in the first place! Here are the nominees: Def Leppard: This is the first time that the British pop-metal band has been nominated after being eligible since 2004. They are ranked #41 on our list. Devo: Often perceived as a one-hit wonder (for Whip It), this…
It is another big day for us at Notinhalloffame.com! Last December, The Fictitious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s third full class as voted by a one year long vote by the public. That class comprised of Wyld Stallyns and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. They joined previous inductees, Gorillaz, Tenacious D, Spinal Tap, The Blues Brothers and The Monkees. Like in previous years, the opening round began with over 500 Fictional Musicians which has been reduced to 15 Fictional Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Finalists. The 15 Fictitious Rock and Roll Hall Semi-Finalists are: Alvin…
The American Hockey League has announced the Hall of Fame Class of 2019, which will be the 14th Class of the 80 year old league. The AHL has largely served as a feeder system to the National Hockey League and is now completely affiliated with the NHL. The new members will be: John Anderson: Anderson spent 17 seasons in the NHL as a player and was a player/coach for the New Haven Nighthawks in 1991/92 where he was a First Team All Star and would win the Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award. He would become a full-time coach in 1995…
The World Golf Hall of Fame has announced the 15 Finalists in four categories, Male Competitors (4), Female Competitors (5), Lifetime Achievement (3) and Veterans (3). A Sub-Committee of 20 people decided the Finalists, six of which are Hall of Famers. The Finalists are: Male Competitors: Reteif Goosen: From South Africa, Goosen won 33 times on tour and was the 2001 and 2004 U.S. Open winner. He is also a six time Presidents Cup winner. Graham Marsh: The Australian won 50 tournaments, 20 of which were on the Asian Tour. Corey Pavin: Pavin won 24 tournaments, which included 15 on…
Now that the Baseball regular season is over we know that there will be significant retirements occurring in the next few months but on the last weekend we knew that we saw that end of David Wright’s career. Wright played two games after coming back from serious injury that prematurely ended his 2016 season. Those were his first games back in 855 days Wright made his Major League debut in 2004 with the New York Mets, which would be the only franchise that he ever played for. Wright would prove to very good hitter as he batted .300 five times…