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RIP: Vader

It is another sad day in the world of Professional Wrestling as Leon White “Vader” passed away due to congestive heart failure at the age of 63. White got into professional wrestling after a brief career in the National Football League where he most notably appeared for the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. A patella injury forced him out of the game but like so many football players at the time he moved to the world of professional wrestling. Trained by Brad Rheingans, White would be given the name of “Baby Bull” Leon White, which would later morph…
Terrell Owens has really made himself the centerpiece of this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony hasn’t he? This is a pretty impressive accomplishment considering that he won’t even be there. Today, TMZ showed Owens speaking about the honor of being a Hall of Famer to the Boys and Girls Club in Los Angeles. This has certainly raised some eyebrows as people have wondered why he would say it such a great honor when he is skipping the ceremony, though it again should be reiterated that he never said anything about it not be…just that he will celebrate in…
First off, our apologies as this took longer than anticipated, but we are finally ready to unveil our new WWE list of those to consider for their Hall of Fame. With the exception of our Rock and Roll list, the 375 wrestling performers we have ranked are the largest that we have here at Notinhalloffame.com. While the 2018 WWE Hall of Fame saw twelve of our ranked wrestlers (28. Bill Goldberg, 36. Stan Stasiak, 40. El Santo, 43. Jim Londos, 45. Jeff Jarrett, 65. Mark Henry, 84. Lord Alfred Hayes, 104. Hillbilly Jim, 180. Ivory, 182. Sputinik Monroe, 188. Hiro…
Georgia Tech has announced its seven person Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 and there are certainly some familiar faces in the sporting world that will be honored forever as a Yellow Jacket. Here are the seven new inductees: Steven Blackwood: Baseball: Blackwood played Outfield for the Yellow Jackets and helped the school win the ACC regular season twice (2004 & 2005) and the ACC Tournament Title in 2005. He was also instrumental in the team reaching the College World Series in 2006. Chris Bosh: Basketball: Bosh played one season at Georgia Tech (2002-03) where he was named the…
During the UFC 225 card it was announced that Ronda Rousey will become the next member and first female into the UFC Hall of Fame. Rousey, who now works for WWE, was arguably the sports first female megastar. She main evented multiple shows and was responsible for hundreds of thousands of pay per view buys. Rousey’s success transcended the sport and she would become a multi-media sensation, bestowing the covers of many magazines, appearing in films and hosting Saturday Night Live. In the octagon, Rousey entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts after winning the Bronze Medal in Judo in…
Wow… Terrell Owens was selected to join the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past winter and his section was particularly newsworthy as he was publically upset about being passed over during his first two years of eligibility. Owens went as far to make his own blazer, which illustrated his accomplishments. Now, when he is about to receive the real thing, he has announced that he won’t be in attendance at the ceremony. Owens had this to say: “While I am incredibly appreciative of this opportunity, I have made the decision to publicly decline my invitation to attend the induction…
The College Football Hall of Fame has announced the Finalists for their 2019 Ballot. As always, it is a long ballot and this year it consists of 76 players and six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 100 players and 32 coaches from the divisional level. We have appropriated the bios from the National Football Foundation of all of the Finalists: 2019: FBS Player Candidates: 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…
Today the National Soccer Hall of Fame announced the official Class of 2018. The induction will take place on October 20 in Frisco, Texas. Here are the five new members of the Class of 2018: Don Garber: This is one of those rare cases where you can argue that an administrator is the headliner for a sporting hall of fame. Don Garber was named the commissioner of Major League Soccer in 1999 and nobody can dispute that the league has grown leaps and bounds under his watch. There are now 23 teams from the 10 in 1999 and he ushered…
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 30 Fictional Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Semi-Finalists. The 30 Fictitious Rock and Roll Hall Semi-Finalists are: Aldous…
At Notinhalloffame.com we are interested in how the major universities induct in their athletic Halls of Fame. As such it is news to us that the 28th class of West Virginia University has been announced. Here are the 11 members of the Class of 2018: Kate Bulger, Women’s Basketball 1981-84: The sister of former Mountaineers Quarterback Marc Bulger. Kate averaged 15.1 Points per Game for WVU and she never missed a game. Her 1,732 Points is sixth all-time in university history. She is also first in Mountaineer history in Three Point Field Goals Made. Jon Capon, Men’s Soccer 1978-81: Capon…