Halls of fame

In this July 24, 2018 photo, Bonnie Tangalos of Charlotte, N.C., reviews a comedy profile created for her during her visit to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The center that is marking its grand opening Aug. 1 was inspired by the late comedian Lucille Ball, who wanted her hometown of Jamestown to become a destination for the celebration of comedy as an art form. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
July 29, 2018 - 10:35 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The new National Comedy Center is ready to reveal how serious it is about humor. The $50 million high-tech center in western New York pays homage to what's made people laugh from Vaudeville to now. Its grand opening celebration starts Aug. 1. The nonprofit center in Jamestown...
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Fans buy baseball merchandise before the start of National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 29, 2018 - 4:46 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Jim Thome has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Emotional during a Hall of Fame visit in February to tour the museum to prepare for this day, Thome held it together despite...
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Fans buy baseball merchandise before the start of National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 29, 2018 - 4:16 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): ___ 4:05 p.m. Jack Morris has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Morris, now 63, pitched 18 seasons for the Tigers, Twins, Blue Jays and Indians, and played on four World Series champions. In...
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Fans buy baseball merchandise before the start of National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 29, 2018 - 3:21 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Alan Trammell has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The former Detroit shortstop was selected by a veterans committee in December along with former Tigers teammate Jack Morris...
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FILE - This is a Dec. 18, 2016, file photo showing Bob Costas in Arlington, Texas. Costas is being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Sunday, July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
July 28, 2018 - 8:38 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It's been 44 years since sportscaster Bob Costas visited the Baseball Hall of Fame for the first time. Now, he's got a permanent place in the shrine. Costas, who began his announcing career in the 1970s while a student at Syracuse University, was honored Saturday with the...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, former NFL player Terrell Owens arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Owens has decided to celebrate his induction into the Hall of Fame at Chattanooga, where he played college football. The former NFL All-Pro receiver, who has said he was not attending the induction ceremony in Canton, Oho, posted a release on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, saying he would give his acceptance speech at his alma mater. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
July 03, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Terrell Owens has decided to celebrate his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Chattanooga, where he played college football. The former NFL All-Pro receiver, who has said he was not attending the induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio, released a statement on Tuesday saying he would give...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, former NFL player Terrell Owens arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Owens has decided to celebrate his induction into the Hall of Fame at Chattanooga, where he played college football. The former NFL All-Pro receiver, who has said he was not attending the induction ceremony in Canton, Oho, posted a release on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, saying he would give his acceptance speech at his alma mater. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
July 03, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Terrell Owens has decided to celebrate his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Chattanooga, where he played college football. The former NFL All-Pro receiver, who has said he was not attending the induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio, released a statement on Tuesday saying he would give...
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This May 24, 2018 photo shows music maker Jermaine Dupri during an interview in New York. Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
June 14, 2018 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jermaine Dupri gets inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he will be only the second hip-hop creator honored after Jay-Z. It's not something he takes lightly. "No matter what you want to say about my records that I created, no matter what you want to say about the artists...
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This May 24, 2018 photo shows music maker Jermaine Dupri during an interview in New York. Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
June 14, 2018 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On the eve of being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Jermaine Dupri was thinking about legacy. He was asked about his thoughts on R. Kelly, whose music has been removed from commercial playlists after the singer was accused of sexual abuse. Dupri worries that punishing...
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From left, International Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees Ronald Wright, Steve Albert, Vitali Klitschko, Jim Gray, and Erik Morales present their Hall of Fame rings to the crowd gathered in Canastota, New York on Sunday, June 10, 2018. (John Brewer/Oneida Daily Dispatch via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 9:02 pm
CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Vitali Klitschko had a difficult time grasping the moment. "It's not reality. It's dream," Klitschko said Sunday during his induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. "I never expected I will be in (the Hall of Fame). I didn't expect one day I become world champion...
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