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Hope Hines To Be Inducted Into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Retired NewsChannel 5 sports director Hope Hines will be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.

Hope will be honored next May as a Lifetime Achievement Inductee.

Hope was with NewsChannel 5 as sports director in two different stints, from 1971-1975 and from 1983 until his retirement in 2011.

Look back at Moments of Hope

During his career, Hope won six broadcast Emmy awards and was named best Sportscaster in the southeast.

Since his retirement, Hope wrote and published his autobiography, "In Hines' Sight: The Ups, Downs, and Rebounds of 40 Years In Sports Broadcasting." He continues to do a daily radio segment called "The Other Side of Sports," which airs locally on 104.5 The Zone.

Along with Hope, six others will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at its annual Induction Banquet on May 17, 2014. The other inductees include former Brentwood Academy coach Carlton Flatt, the state's All-time winningest high school coach; Bridgett Gordon, a former University of Tennessee Lady Vol Basketball All-American; Paul Naumoff, All America linebacker from the University of Tennessee and NFL star; Claude Osteen, former major league pitcher; and coach, Allie Prescott, Memphis State University baseball star and minor league executive.

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