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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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Leyland Reflects On Long Career, Days With Pirates

KDKA’s Bob Pompeani sits down with former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Jim Leyland to talk about everything from his decision to leave Pittsburgh to discussing what makes him a Hall of Fame manager.

KDKA-TV–11/01/2013

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Black and Gold Sunday

New Class Heading Into Holtz Hall Of Fame

Rob Pratte hosted Black and Gold Sunday live from Kuhn’s Market. On this edition, Pratte discussed the Holtz Hall of Fame, founded by Lou Holtz to recognize the accomplishments of men and women in all fields in the Upper Ohio Valley.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/09/2013

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Black & Gold Sunday: Mike Ditka

On this edition of Kuhn’s Market Black and Gold Sunday, Rob Pratte was joined by Hall of Fame football player and coach Mike Ditka.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/26/2013

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Bruno Sammartino Set To Be Inducted Into Wrestling Hall Of Fame

Bruno Sammartino is returning to Madison Square Garden.

04/04/2013

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Bruno Sammartino To Join WWE Hall Of Fame

Legendary wrestler and entertainer Bruno Sammartino drew sellout crowds to Madison Square Garden, in the ’60s and ’70s.

02/04/2013

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Bouchette On Crazy Super Bowl, Hall-Of-Fame Nominees

Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette talked to the Fan Morning Show to discuss the Super Bowl, and the process of voting players into the Hall of Fame.

93-7 The Fan–02/04/2013

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Bettis Waits Again For Hall Of Fame Call

Before what is potentially one of the biggest days of his life, former Steelers great Jerome Bettis joined the 93.7 the Fan live from the Super Bowl.

02/01/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 9, 2013

If you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/09/2013

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New ‘Gridiron Glory’ Exhibit Coming To Heinz History Center

Did you know that the first Professional Football Player took the field in Pittsburgh 120 years ago? That’s one of many stories featured in a Hall of Fame Exhibit coming to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at Heinz History Center on October 6.

08/21/2012

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Hall of Famer Chris Doleman Discusses Enshrinement Ceremony

Recently inducted Pro Football Hall of Famer Chris Doleman joined The Fan Morning Show Friday to talk about his enshrinement and to promote the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, a charity that provides medical and financial assistance to retired players in dire need.

93-7 The Fan–08/10/2012

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Curtis Martin’s Mom Talks About Son’s Hall Of Fame Induction Speech

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Rochella Martin about her football player son’s impassioned Hall of Fame acceptance speech.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/07/2012

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Butler, Dawson Set To Be Enshrined In Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Six new players will be enshrined forever into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, this weekend and four of them have ties to Pittsburgh.

08/01/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Hall-of-Famer Remembers ‘The Dunk’

A recent WPIAL Hall of Fame inductee remembers his role in one of the more famous plays in NCAA men’s basketball history.

93-7 The Fan–06/05/2012

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