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...CONCORD, N.C. - Joe Gibbs wants to give something back to stock car racing. That's why he and future hall of fame football player Reggie White will work together to get more minorities in the sport. They will create several late model teams...
The Final Four teams

...left in the 1987 championship game, which gave the Hoosiers a 74-73 victory. BEST-KNOWN ATHLETE: Hall of Fame football player Jim Brown. BEST-KNOWN CELEBRITIES: Dick Clark, Marty Glickman, Peter Falk, Al Davis, Bob Costas, Ted Koppel...
College basketball
Ford team still has problems owner for his father, Dale Earnhardt, and the two decided to use his father's No. 3 car number. Kerry Earnhardt, the oldest son, qualified in 27th place in a car that's co-owned by Hall of Fame football player Terry Bradshaw.
Other sports
Trippi posts one-length victory

...first time, replacing Jerry Bailey. Sent off as the favorite by a crowd of 9,150, Trippi, named for Hall of Fame football player Charlie Trippi, paid $3.60, $3 and $2.80. Kombat Kat returned $15.40 and $6.80 and Skip a Grade...
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Doak Walker, legendary runningback, dies at 71 spokesman. The accident that robbed him of the use of his arms and legs was especially tragic for a Hall of Fame football player known for his breathtaking scoring runs. Walker, born and raised in Dallas, ended his football career in 1956...