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iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced its 2016 inductees, and Eric Lindros finally made the cut.

The announcement Monday revealed that players Lindros, Sergei Makarov, Rogie Vachon, and the late Pat Quinn in the builders category would be inducted after a vote from the selection committee in Toronto.

Lindros, who had been eligible for induction for the past six years, was a superstar for the Philadelphia Flyers. He won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's MVP for the regular season in 1994-1995 and suffered a number of injures including multiple concussions.

"The Hockey Hall of Fame is proud to welcome these four hockey legends as Honoured Members," Hockey Hall of Fame chairman John Davidson said in a statement. "Their contributions to the game of hockey are well documented and their election to the Hockey Hall of Fame is richly deserved."

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iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- After one of the biggest upsets in sports history, England manager Roy Hodgson has resigned.

Iceland, a country of 330,000 people, beat England, a traditional power of world soccer, at the 2016 European Championship soccer tournament for a final score of 2-1 on Monday.

Hodgson called the loss "unacceptable" and said according to ESPN it was "time for someone else to oversee the progress of this young, hungry group."

The 68-year-old manager also said assistants Ray Lewington and Gary Neville would be leaving with him.

Hodgson had won three of 11 games in major tournament finals.

This latest loss also adds to the suffering for England after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union in the ‘Brexit’ referendum on Thursday.

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Allen Kee / ESPN Images(PHOENIX) -- A mid-air medical emergency took a plane full of passengers by surprise when one man collapsed of an apparent heart attack. But the surprises were just beginning.

When passengers and crew rushed to help, a familiar face appeared in the crowd: NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow.

Tebow moved toward the unconscious man and his family, then led a group of passengers in prayer, according to passenger Richard Gotti.

Medical staff met the flight at the gate when it landed at its destination in Phoenix. The man survived.

Delta Air Lines confirmed that the incident occurred, but said that because of privacy rules it could not confirm Tebow's involvement.

The company said it did not know exactly when during the flight the emergency occurred, but it confirmed that the flight crew consulted with a team of doctors on the ground and decided that the safest option would be for the plane to complete its trip to Phoenix.

Flight 1772 originated in Atlanta and carried 177 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants.

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iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- The Tour de France will use thermal cameras this year to detect hidden motors used by cyclists to gain an unfair advantage, French officials announced Monday.

The new technology will crack down on so-called "mechanical doping," and attempt to maintain the integrity of professional cycling, a sport that has been plagued in the past with doping scandals involving performance-enhancing drugs.

Earlier this year, the International Cycling Union (UCI) discovered that Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche concealed an electric motor in her bike during the Women Under 23 race of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships, according to the UCI.

She was suspended for six years and ordered to return all medals and prize money.

Thierry Braillard, the French Secretary of State for Sports, announced the use of thermal cameras at a news conference this morning with Thierry Mandon, the French Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research; Brian Cookson, the president of the UCI; David Lappartient, president of the French Cycling Federation; and Christian Prudhomme, director of the Tour de France.

The cameras were produced by the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission in collaboration with the French government.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A young baseball fan watching a game at the College World Series on Saturday didn’t keep his eyes on the field the entire time.

The boy spent at least some of the game engaged in an epic stare-down with a TV camera -- and he won.

In a video that has quickly gone viral, the boy is seen staring at an ESPN camera that trained its lens on him during the Coastal Carolina University versus Texas Christian University game. The freckle-faced boy stares straight at the camera without blinking and while making funny faces.

The cameras also caught the moment when it the adult sitting next to the boy appears to shows him that he has become a viral star.

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