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Eliminating Collisions at the Plate Will Be Good for Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.27.2014 | 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 ...

James Harden's Houston

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

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WATCH: Most Memorable Moments From MLB's First Half

Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

Play ball! Again! The two most uneventful days of the sports calendar are over. The MLB All-Star break is behind us. In cased you missed it, the S...

Prince Fielder, Cecil Fielder And The Father-Son Dynamic

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I thought of the Moses-Joshua relationship and the Torah's concept of inheritance and succession as I watched Prince Fielder hoist his Home Run Derby trophy high above his head. His sons flanked him on either side. His father was no where in sight.

When All-Stars Align: The Streak, .400 and the Home Run of '41

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

Over 70 years ago, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game saw one of the most electrifying home runs ever hit, during one of the most remarkable seasons ever played.

National Character: NL Stands Up To AL In All-Star Game

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

-- One league has more money to throw around, better hitters, better pitchers, better teams and a nearly decade-long streak of dominance in interleag...

WATCH: Chipper Jones Delivers All-Star Speech

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chipper Jones made a brand new stop on his farewell tour. The Atlanta Braves' third baseman, who is retiring ...

Verlander Lights Up Radar Gun But Gets Lit Up By NL

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Verlander wanted to give the fans an All-Star show. The Tigers' ace certainly did that Tuesday night, ...

National League Romps In All-Star Game

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera turned the All-Star game into a Giant blowout. Flashing their bright orange spikes and boom...

A Star Is Born

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

There has not been a rookie super-nova this dazzling who has entered baseball since the days of New York Yankee outfielder Mickey Mantle. Let me repeat: Mickey Mantle.

Was R.A. Dickey Snubbed?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Owner of the best record in baseball, R.A. Dickey was hoping to become the first knuckleballer to start an All-Star game since Du...

Welcome To The Midsummer Classic

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bryce Harper remembered back to Oct. 27, when just 414 fans were at Scottsdale Stadium to watch his Scorpions play the Mesa Solar ...

DELMON! Four Homers In Four Games For Another Royals Victory

AP | Posted 07.08.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Delmon Young homered for the fourth consecutive game, Prince Fielder hit a three-run shot and Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in three run...