fame fame  /ˈfeɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
  2. (n) favorable public reputation

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Usage(s):

  1. But they have changed the way the fame game is played.
  2. A failed American football player finds fame and fortune in Japan by beating people senseless.

News

  1. Hoop Star's Maine Hall of Fame Induction Revoked

    The Maine Sports Hall of Fame has revoked the induction of a former college basketball star following his conviction on a child pornography charge. Sixty-two-year-old Dana Wilson of Brewer was inducted into the hall in May 2012 for his basketball accomplishments at Bangor's Husson College, where . . .
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor

  2. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame adds summer programs for kids

    PORTSMOUTH — The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is expanding its summer programs for children that aim to connect hall of famers of the future with those of the past.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  3. Hoops star's Maine Hall of Fame induction revoked

    BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Sports Hall of Fame has revoked the induction of a former college basketball star following his conviction on a child pornography charge.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "It was a rare and unique opportunity to consider adding not only a future Hall of Fame quarterback but one that is very familiar with our system and division," Childress said in a statement. "That does not detract from the team that we have....
    on Jul 28, 2009 By: Brad Childress Source: FOXSports.com

  2. During a television interview this week, Rodriguez said of Braden that he didn't want "to extend his extra 15 minutes of fame."
    on May 9, 2010 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: USA Today

  3. "I don't think you can put an asterisk in the game of baseball, and I don't think that the Hall of Fame can accept an asterisk," Bonds said. "You cannot give people the freedom, the right to alter history. You can't do it. There's no such...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: SI.com

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