Hall of Fame induction coverage hub

USA TODAY Sports looks at this year’s inductees USA TODAY Sports General view of the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement at Fawcett Stadium.(Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports) The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class is set to be inducted on Saturday. Before the big event, catch up on all of the…

Pele doesn't light Olympic flame; Brazil shrugs

USA TODAY Sports photographers capture the most memorable sights from Rio’s Opening Ceremony. USA TODAY Sports Retired Brazilian soccer player Pele will not light the Olympic flame.(Photo: ntonio Lacerda, EPA) RIO DE JANEIRO — The decision by Brazilian soccer legend Pele to make himself unavailable to light the Olympic flame, on health grounds, is the…

How did NBC's delayed ceremony coverage turn out?

NBC’s broadcast of the opening ceremony was delayed for viewers in the U.S.(Photo: James Lang, USA TODAY Sports) The opening ceremony at any Olympics is more Broadway show than sporting event, a made-for-TV spectacle that takes on the personality of the host country. And this one pulsed with a samba beat. But NBC carried its…