Lynyrd Skynyrd out of Hall of Fame concert

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Professional Soccer Hall of Fame inductions on Saturday:

Lynyrd Skynyrd has withdrawn from the Professional Soccer Hall of Fame concert after band member Rickey Medlocke analyzed good for COVID-19.

The band was set to co-headline the concert Monday night with nation artist Brad Paisley, with Jimmie Allen opening the demonstrate. But Medlocke’s constructive check forced the group’s withdrawal.

In a statement as a result of its publicist, Lynyrd Skynyrd stated: “Due to unexpected instances, Lynyrd Skynyrd is unable to complete the upcoming four displays. Longtime band member Rickey Medlocke has analyzed favourable for COVID-19. Rickey is house resting and responding well to treatment.”

Allen has extended his set list to open up the show. He also performs a duet with Paisley on latest hit tune “Freedom Was A Highway.”


Previous Pittsburgh Steelers star safety Troy Polamalu has recovered from a bout with COVID-19 and will go to the Pro Soccer Corridor of Fame inductions.

Polamalu, a member of the course of 2020, has been at house given that late very last thirty day period and his position for the enshrinement ceremony had been in doubt. But he was cleared medically to journey to Canton and he took aspect in the Hall of Fame parade in the early morning. He missed the Gold Jacket Evening meal on Friday night when other customers of the lessons of 2020 and 2021 obtained their corridor jackets.

A 4-time All-Professional who twice received Tremendous Bowls, Polamalu experienced to hold out an added calendar year to be inducted simply because of the pandemic.


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