CANTON, Ohio (AP) Former San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. is a finalist for the 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a contributor.
DeBartolo was nominated Wednesday by the nine-member contributors committee. Elections will be held on Feb. 6, the night before the Super Bowl. DeBartolo, 68, must receive 80 percent of the ballots to be elected to the Hall of Fame. (MORE)