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All Star Game

It's All About The American League At MLB All-Star Game

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time...

Behind the 86th Annual MLB All-Star Game: Doing the Derby

Alisha Perkins | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
Alisha Perkins

With a belly full of chicken and heart full of thanks for our third opportunity to be among the best of the best in the game, I fell asleep Monday night hoping to get enough rest to not look like I got hit by a bus in the parade on All Star Game day.

MLB All-Star Game: It's Getting Hot in HAR

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 07.14.2015 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

Determining the value of a baseball player shouldn't be about wins above replacement, but instead, something far more important: hotness. After all, isn't that why we watch sports?

10 of the Dumbest Arguments for Reinstating Pete Rose

John A. Tures | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Baseball's All-Star Game is being played in Cincinnati, and new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has allowed former Reds player Pete Rose to participate. He even said he'll review Rose's case, to see if the all-time hits leader should be reinstated. Here are 10 dumb arguments in favor of Rose.

The 4th of July Shock Jock

Fred Engh | Posted 06.30.2015 | Sports
Fred Engh

So there I was at the Baltimore airport on my way to my 4th of July weekend vacation. I look at my phone and there's a message from an area code that I wasn't used to seeing. So on my way to the baggage claim I decided out of curiosity to call the number. Oh how I wish I hadn't.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Ruth's First Home Run

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

A hundred years ago, Babe Ruth strode to the plate and cracked his first major league home run on May 5, 1915. Twenty years later he would hit No. 714, a milestone that would stand for generations.

The Next Baseball Commissioner's Biggest Challenges

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Figuring out a way to replace that revenue and continue to adjust to the new media world, rather than determining ways to make the game more exciting or figure out the best post-season formula, will be the criteria by which the next commissioner will be judged.

One Of MLB's Next Big Stars Shines On Jeter's Night

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass. Derek Jeter, the 40-yea...

In His Final All-Star Game, Derek Jeter Was Everyone's Captain

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

For one memorable night, Derek Jeter was everyone's captain. Starting with the pre-game introductions and continuing through his dramatic curtain ...

It's Time For Derek Jeter's Final All-Star Game

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born....

WATCH: Home Run Derby Champ Defends Crown

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Whenever Major League Baseball makes its next change to the annual Home Run Derby, it should just consider renaming the event the Yoenis Cespedes Invi...

Time for Tedious All-Star Game Debates Again

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

All-Star Game-related debates are not particularly interesting or important, but they will likely continue to be part of the rhythm of the season, like late July trade rumors or late September wild card races.

Eliminating Collisions at the Plate Will Be Good for Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Removing the collision at home plate, takes a tactic away from base runners with the intention of making the game safer, but it does not change the overall dynamic or balance of the game.

HIGHLIGHTS: Kyrie Steals All-Star Show

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kyrie Irving validated the fan vote and offered a glimpse of how good he can be when surrounded by first-rate players. The Cleve...

MLB All All-Star Team

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Whether it's a save situation or not, American League manager Jim Leyland made it clear that Mariano Rivera will pitch during the 2013 All-Star Game. ...

VOTE: Does Puig Deserve All-Star Nod?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Are you on Team Puig? If so, you're running out of time to get clicking. For the all the talents and accomplishments of the four other players inv...

Should Matt Harvey Get The Ball?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is faced with the sort of tough decision only possible at the All-Star Game: Which ace should start for the N...

Who Should Be The AL Starting Pitcher?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland doesn't necessarily have to look beyond his own roster to find a starter for the American League in the All-Star Ga...

REPORT: MLB Suspensions Loom After All-Star Game

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

After a 2-for-3 performance that included a two-run homer, Melky Cabrera was named MVP of the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. The center fielder, then plying ...

Which Reliever Should Go To All-Star Game

Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

The MLB All-Star Game rosters aren't completely set yet. The last spot on each team has yet to be determined and fans have until 4 p.m. ET on Thursday...

Is It Time to Get Rid of the All-Star Game?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Expanding the size of the All-Star Game roster, using a designated hitter and tinkering with how the roster is selected are all ways Major League Baseball has tried to ensure that the All-Star Game remains interesting for fans. These innovations have not achieved that goal.

All-Star Showdown: Kobe vs. LeBron

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- The NBA's career scoring leader in the All-Star game, Kobe Bryant has never been just about offense. "I'm known for my defense," Bryant ...

West Is Best

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.19.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Kobe Bryant turned this West victory into an L.A. story. Paul had 20 points, 15 assists and won MVP hon...

MVCP3

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

It's CP3's world and his teammates are just dunking in it. Chris Paul was named MVP of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game after leading the West to a 143-...

LOOK: Craig Sager's All-Star Look Dazzles, Confuses

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

Even before the 2013 NBA All-Star Game tipped off, the gauntlet was thrown down. Will any of the game's brightest stars be able to outshine Craig ...