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It was announced today that Mark Henry will be moving from the “Hall of Pain” to the WWE “Hall of Fame”. Billed as the “Worlds Strongest Man”, Henry was a three time National Weightlifting Champion and two time Olympian. He signed with the then named WWF in 1996 and would make his debut at the September In Your House Pay Per View by defeating Jerry “The King” Lawler. Henry would be injured shortly after and would not return into the following year and would join the heel faction, the Nation of Domination. As a heel, he would gain some personality…
The first content that we ever put up on Notinhalloffame.com was our original Rock and Roll list ranking those who were not yet in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but were worthy of consideration. It ranked 100 acts, and as we continued on we extended it to 500. Our eventual intent is to get to 1,000 and at present we now have 567 ranked. The selection of The Moody Blues, The Cars, Nina Simone, Bon Jovi and Dire Straits to the Hall means that they are removed and newly eligible acts now populate our list. Rankings of existing…
We have another significant retirement in the National Football League as popular Running Back Danny Woodhead announced via Instagram that his professional career was over. A two time Division II MVP Woodhead went undrafted in 2008 but did sign as a Free Agent with the New York Jets. He would finally crack the main roster in 2009 where he saw limited action but the New England Patriots would sign him after he was cut early into the 2010 season. In New England, he would become a valuable dual threat both in his running and receiving game and he would have…
In what will likely be the most significant retirement of the off-season, Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns has announced that he will no longer compete in the National Football League. On his ThomaHawk podcast, Thomas cited his recent knee injury as the main reason for his retirement. Drafted third overall out of the University of Wisconsin in 2007, Thomas proved to be one of the most durable players in league history. Since he was drafted, the Left Tackle played 10,363 consecutive snaps until a tricep injury forced him out on October 22 of this past season. This is (unofficially)…
As long been speculated, Kid Rock has been announced as the latest inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. Kid Rock broke out in the early 1990’s and has put out a unique career that has transcended multiple genres and has sold nearly 30 million records. The native of Michigan has had his music used as official theme songs of WWE pay per views and his song, “American Bad Ass” was used as the Undertaker’s theme during his biker phase and his cover of ZZ Top’s “Legs” was used for Stacy Keibler. Kid Rock also appeared at Tribute to the…
In what has to be considered a mild surprised (as his name was not speculated about like the rest of this year’s class) Hillbilly Jim has been named as the next inductee for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Born James Morris, Hillbilly Jim began wrestling in 1975 and prior to joining the then named World Wrestling Federation competed in various promotions most notably as the biker, Harley Davidson. Morris would sign with Vince McMahon’s promotion in late 1984 and would regularly appear at television tapings as a fan. After weeks of appearing in the crowd he would…
As always, with us at Notinhalloffame.com we are always adding sections. Today we are adding the 2022 Football Futures section.The entries that are eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2022 are:A.J. Hawk: A Linebacker who spent most of his career with the Green Bay Packers and helped them win Super Bowl XLV.Andre Johnson: A Wide Receiver who was a seven time Pro Bowler and two time First Team All Pro. Johnson, who was with the Houston Texans for the best part of his career was a two time Receiving Leader. He is also a three time NFL…
A significant retirement has taken place in the National Football League as Running Back Matt Forte has announced his retirement in a statement to Sports Spectrum.Selected in the 2nd Round out of Tulane, Forte quickly assumed the starting Running Back job in Chicago where he would accrue his first of five 1,000 Yard seasons. Forte would prove to be a versatile back as he was a receiving threat going for 50 or more receptions in his first four seasons and in 2014, he would catch over 100 passes. A two time Pro Bowl selection, Forte was in the top ten…
As most of the regular visitors to Notinhalloffame.com are aware we are (very) slowly putting together our top 50 players of every franchise in the “Big 4” of North American sports. After that is completed we will take a look at how each organization honors their past players and executives. As such, it is important to us that last night the New York Rangers retired the number 19 of Jean Ratelle.From Lac St-Jean, Quebec, Ratelle debuted for the Rangers in 1960 and by the 67-68 season had emerged as one of the top playmakers in the NHL. He would famously…
As most of the regular visitors to Notinhalloffame.com are aware we are (very) slowly putting together our top 50 players of every franchise in the “Big 4” of North American sports. After that is completed we will take a look at how each organization honors their past players and executives. As such, it is important to us that the Orlando Magic has announced that Tracy McGrady will be inducted into their franchise’s Hall of Fame.After playing his first three seasons in Toronto McGrady signed with Orlando and would become the teams starting Shooting Guard and would be named an All…