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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Announces 2019 Hall of Game Class

May 7, 2019

In its sixth induction class, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) has selected four baseball legends to be inducted into its “Hall of Game.” The announcement was made during a press conference held at the NLBM today.

This year’s class includes multi-year All-Star and Gold Glove and…

Holley Named Blue KC Coaches with Character Honoree

April 12, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the “C” You in the Major Leagues Foundation (CYITML) have announced that Larry Holley—the recently retired men’s basketball coach of William Jewell College—will throw out the first pitch at tonight’s Royals game as the April Blue…

North Carolina’s Luke Maye Wins 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award for Men’s Basketball

April 5, 2019

All-American forward Luke Maye of North Carolina has been selected as the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award® winner in NCAA® Division I men’s basketball. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I men’s basketball coaches, national basketball media and fans, is given annually to the most…

Iowa’s Megan Gustafson Wins 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award for Women’s Basketball

April 4, 2019

First-team AP All-American center Megan Gustafson of Iowa has been selected as the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award® winner in NCAA® Division I women’s basketball. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I women’s basketball coaches, national basketball media and fans, is given annually…

NFL’s Top Players and Coaches Named Recipients of the 49th Annual 101 Awards

January 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 24, 2019) – First-year sensation Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs and new NFL career passing yards leader Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints—the two players who have dominated the NFL MVP conversations—have captured the offensive player awards from The…

Tennessee’s Meghan Gregg Wins 2018 Senior CLASS Award® in Softball

May 30, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (May 30, 2018) – All-American shortstop Meghan Gregg from Tennessee has been selected as the 2018 Senior CLASS Award® winner in softball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four…

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Announces Hall of Game Class of 2018

May 1, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 1, 2018) – In honor of its fifth induction class, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) has selected five baseball legends to be inducted into its “Hall of Game.” The announcement was made during a press conference held at the NLBM today.

This year’s class includes…

Baseball Finalists Announced for 2018 Senior CLASS Award

April 24, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 24, 2018) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the diamond were selected as finalists today for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate baseball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I…

Carter Wins 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award for Men’s Basketball

March 30, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 30, 2018) – All-American guard Jevon Carter of West Virginia has been selected as the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award® winner in NCAA® Division I men’s basketball. The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I men’s basketball coaches, national basketball media…

National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Announced

March 28, 2018

The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2018, featuring six former standout players and a pair of decorated former coaches. The 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Nike, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Kansas…