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2013 NIASHF Inductee “Mr. Everything” passes away, age 83

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (March 26, 2014) – Francis “Hank” Lauricella, a native of Harahan in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, who flourished during one of the most prominent stretches in University of Tennessee Football history, died Tuesday, March 25, at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, La. He was 83. An inductee with […]

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National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Congratulates Longtime Friend and Supporter Muhammad Ali on the 50th Anniversary of His Historic Achievement

  Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (February 24, 2014) – February 25 marks the 50th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s historic victory over Sonny Liston to become the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) not only recognizes Ali for his extraordinary accomplishment, they thank him for […]

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Eat Well, Do Good!

As part of their 365 Days of Giving Program, County Barbeque has teamed up with the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. From February 21-28, 2014, 100% of the proceeds from their limited time specialty menu item, Hush Puppies, will be passed on to the Hall. Stop by 1352 West Taylor Street, Chicago, and […]

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