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CANTON, Ohio -- They came in No. Cheap Nike Vapormax Sale . 4 jerseys and wearing cheeseheads. They chanted Go Pack Go.It was Lambeau Field transported to Ohio, and only one man could have caused it.Brett Favre, welcome to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Believe me, I am an extremely blessed man, Favre said Saturday night during an emotional speech spiced with humor and playfulness. Play a game that I love so much for 20 years, to have all the wonderful things happen ... to share in that joy with you guys here tonight.And when he choked up talking about his late father, Irv, and how Favre spent his career trying to redeem myself to make Irv proud, the crowd offered loud and comforting support.Adding that this is tougher than any third-and-15, he spoke of his new goal once his father died in 2003:I said to myself, I will make it to the Hall of Fame so I could acknowledge the fact of how important he was. I would not be here before you today without my father, theres no doubt whatsoever.Footballs most durable quarterback (a record 299 straight regular-season starts and 321 including playoffs) and one of its greatest passers, Favre was the first three-time MVP (1995-97) and an NFL champion in 1996. He played with four teams, defining toughness and fortitude, particularly in 16 seasons with the Packers, a franchise he helped revitalize.A swashbuckler with no fear on the field -- in addition to completing 6,300 passes for 71,838 yards and 508 touchdowns, he threw an NFL-high 336 interceptions -- Favre was a three-time All-Pro and made 11 Pro Bowls. His enthusiasm and love for the game marked his career, which began in Atlanta in 1991 and ended with the Vikings in 2010. He spent 2008 with the Jets.And he just might not be done.I am going to ask Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson to let me play the first series tomorrow night, Favre joked.Joining Favre in the class of 2016 were Tony Dungy, a trail-blazing coach and Super Bowl winner; one of his stars, Marvin Harrison; Kevin Greene; Orlando Pace; Ken Stabler; Dick Stanfel; and Ed DeBartolo Jr.The first black coach to win an NFL championship, Dungy has been and a mentor to dozens of players and fellow coaches. Instead of concentrating on his role as a pioneer, he paid homage to those before him.Many of them never got the chance to move up the coaching ladder like I did, but they were so important to the progress in this league, Dungy said of the 10 African-American assistant coaches in the NFL when he broke in as a player in 1977. They were role models and mentors for me and my generation ... without those 10 laying the groundwork, the league would not have the 200-plus minority assistant coaches it has today.And we would not have had Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy coaching against each other in Super Bowl 41. I feel I am representing those 10 men and all the African-American coaches who came before me in paving the way, and I thank them.Dungy led the Indianapolis Colts to the 2006 NFL title. He also has a coaching tree that has featured Mike Tomlin, Herman Edwards, Jim Caldwell, Rod Marinelli, Leslie Frazier and Smith.A disciple of Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll, for whom he played on a Super Bowl winner, Dungy went 139-69 in 13 seasons, including 85-27 with the Colts from 2002-08. Before joining Indianapolis, Dungy turned around a perennial loser in Tampa Bay, taking the Buccaneers to the 1999 NFC title game.Be uncommon, not just average, he added before paying tribute to former NFL coach Dennis Green, who recently passed away. That thought has stuck with me throughout my life.Harrisons 143 receptions in 2002 are an NFL record. He retired in 2008 with 1,102 catches, now third behind Jerry Rice and Tony Gonzalez, 14,608 yards and 128 touchdowns. He had eight consecutive seasons with at least 1,100 yards receiving as Peyton Mannings prime target.Harrison made eight Pro Bowls, was a three-time All-Pro, and missed only 18 games in 13 NFL seasons.Pace was the blocking cornerstone of the Rams Greatest Show on Turf that won the 1999 NFL title. The top overall draft pick in 1997, he helped turn running back Marshall Faulk and quarterback Kurt Warner into NFL MVPs.Like Harrison, he had memories of the Canton shrine, too, recalling visiting the hall when he was 13.This occasion marks the fulfilment of each and every goal I have had, Pace said of his athletic career. This became my first goal, and here I am 27 years later standing in Canton, Ohio, accepting this incredible honor.Always a showman who also spent some time as a professional wrestler, Greenes 160 career sacks are third most in NFL history. In 15 pro seasons for four franchises, Greene played linebacker and defensive end with an unmitigated spirit.The best a football player can do is exhaust his passion, go out on his terms, and on the way having fun kicking peoples butts with his brothers, Greene said.In Greenes time with the Rams, Steelers, 49ers and Panthers he missed just a dozen games, and 10 times finished with at least 10 sacks, including 12 with Carolina at age 37.I am standing on the stage with the best ever, he said, Terrible Towels waving in the crowd, Steelers fans cheering when he mentioned Blitzburgh. This is pretty cool.Greene, whose father and brother served combat missions, drew a standing ovation from his fellow gold jackets and from the fans when he concluded by saluting the armed services.Nicknamed Snake for his elusiveness on and off the field, Stabler helped the Raiders win their first Super Bowl and make it to four other conference championship games in a five-year span. One of the first great left-handed pro QBs, Stabler, who died last year, was elected by the seniors committee.He was known for some of the biggest plays in Raiders history, including his intentional fumble forward in the closing seconds of a game against San Diego in 1978 that led to a touchdown -- the Holy Roller play -- and to a rule change.Stanfel, who died last year at age 87, also was a seniors committee selection. He helped the Detroit Lions win the NFL title in 1952 and 53. He earned All-Pro honors five times in his seven-season career, four years with Detroit and three with Washington, before retiring at 31 and going into coaching.I think he is the guard of the century, said his presenter, Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy.DeBartolos 49ers became the first franchise to win five Super Bowls. He was known as much for his compassion and care for people throughout his organization as for building a winning football team.To share this stage with these gentlemen is more than humbling. We may be wearing the same jackets, but they have shoes I could never fill.---AP NFL website: and Vapormax Womens Shoes . -- Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL. Discount Womens Nike Shox . One game after a miserable showing in Oklahoma City, Gay tied a career high with 41 points and the Sacramento Kings cruised to a 114-97 victory at the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. Florida will take the court as a nationally ranked team for the first time in two years when the No. 24 Gators visit North Florida on Thursday night at UNF Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.Florida (6-1) is off to a hot start in its second season under coach Mike White. The excitement is building as the Gators prepare to play No. 5 Duke at the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.North Florida (3-5) is struggling a bit after posting back-to-back 20-win seasons under coach Matthew Driscoll. The Ospreys earned an NCAA Tournament bid in 2014-15 and reached the NIT last season.Florida broke into this weeks Top 25 following a strong showing at the AdvoCare Invitational. The Gators beat Seton Hall 81-76, suffered a narrow 77-72 loss to Gonzaga, which is now ranked No. 8, and beat Miami 65-56.This was a high-level tournament, White said. Were fortunate to come away with two wins. And we know a lot more about ourselves than we did last week.This is Floridas first appearance in the national rankings since early in the 2014-15 season, when the Gators dropped out after losing four key players from the 2014 Final Four team.In Floridas win over Miami, Keith Stone demonstrated that he could be a key player in the future. The redshirt freshman forward posted 15 points and a team-high eight rebounds against the Hurricanes after scoring a total of six points on 2-of-13 shooting from the field and 0-of-6 shooting from 3-point range over the first six games.We knew at some point he was going to kind of settle in and provide some production annd earn more minutes, White said. Clearance Nike Shox. We saw glimpses of what he can potentially be for this team -- a very good player.KeVaughn Allen leads the Gators in scoring at 13.4 points per game. Canyon Berry is averaging 12.1 points and 4.3 rebounds. Devin Robinson averages 12 points and 5.6 rebounds. John Egbunu is averaging 9.4 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocked shots.North Florida is coming off back-to-back losses at the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic in Dayton, Ohio. The Ospreys beat North Dakota 76-75 in the opening round and suffered a 77-54 loss to Cal State Bakersfield before falling 75-67 to host Wright State in the championship game.We showed a great deal of grit and character fighting back tonight, North Florida coach Matthew Driscoll said following the loss to Wright State. After our disappointing performance (against Cal State Bakersfield) last night, it was good to see the guys battle and compete after a quick turnaround and against the home team in a tournament championship game.Dallas Moore was named to the all-tournament team after averaging 22.3 points in three games. He had 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting against Wright State. Moore is averaging 19.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists.Dallas was phenomenal running the team and demonstrated great ability to score at a high level, Driscoll said. His selection to the all-tournament team just showed why he is one of the best players in the country. ' ' '