Cole Hamels won a World Series title, won 114 games and was named to three All-Star teams in nine and a half seasons with the Philadelphia (...)
Mr. Pierce was a three-time all-star and won 211 games during an 18-year big-league career.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton played in the celebrity softball game held in conjunction with the All-Star Week festivities in Cincinnati. He heard boos. He prefers to focus on the cheers. “They didn’t boo when I hit my two home runs,” Dalton said Friday, via Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. “I think I heard…
When the Los Angeles Clippers open their first game at home this season, I want them to pause and celebrate their first franchise player: Bob Kauffman, the team’s all-star center for its first three seasons, when they were the Buffalo Braves. Bob died on July 27 at age 69. Bob was an amazing player to watch, a privilege I enjoyed often as fellow […]
MLS defeated Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday in the 20th edition of the All-Star Game. It was also the 11th meeting against an international opponent since 2005. However, the likes of Goal.com's Ives Galarcep has called for a change to the competition. The East vs. Show More Summary
Ex-NBA player Vin Baker‘s story is surely one that will get you motivated to work on your dreams and move up in the world! The 43-year-old former basketball star is an Olympic gold medalist and has played in four NBA All-Star games during his 13-year career in the pros. After battling alcoholism near the end [...]
The Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game 2015 on ABC delivered strong double-digit viewership increases over last year’s telecast.
With all of the pomp and circumstance that surrounded the 20th MLS All-Star game in Colorado, American soccer was given another opportunity to show the world what its domestic league was capable of against Premier League side Tottenham...Show More Summary
Overseas teams have had a mixed time of it in the MLS All-Star game over the years. Since 2005, when the format of facing an invited guest became the norm, the All-Star team have won six out of 10 clashes. Most recently, the MLS All-Stars overcame Bayern Munich 2-1 in 2014. Show More Summary
Last year, the MLS All-Stars pulled off a surprising upset of Bayern Munich. Can they repeat the feat against Tottenham? The MLS All-Star Game isn't like most All-Star games. Most sports leagues in America do a conference versus conference...Show More Summary
Tyler Clippard, a two-time NL All-Star, is headed to Queens.The former Oakland closer has saved 17 games with a 2.79 ERA so far this season, striking out 38 while walking 21. Left-handed batters are just 7-for-70 (.100) with a.172 weighted...Show More Summary
Dependable pitching was no problem for the Philadelphia Phillies in their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington.
Gilbert Arenas hasn't played in an NBA game since the 2011–12 season, but his shot is apparently still good enough to clean up at a carnival basketball game. In a post on Instagram, Arenas says he was banned from playing any more hoops games at California's OC Fair after winning... More »
Major League Soccer, still relatively young, just past its awkward teenage years, is occasionally a strange place. Sometimes it performs like a talented young prodigy undone temporarily by a growth spurt – which means between the posh passes and savvy … Continue reading ?
Two weeks ago, the Sox were 5.5 games behind in the AL East. Still in dead last, but 5.5 games heading into the All-Star break, while daunting, was possible. Today, after losing NINE OF THEIR LAST ELEVEN, including being swept by Anaheim AND the fracking Astros–who are, inexplicably in second place in the AL West–They […]
New York City midfielder Frank Lampard will miss the MLS All-Stars game against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday because of the calf injury that has kept him out of action for his new club. However, the likes of Steven Gerrard and David...Show More Summary
When Bryce Harper was selected to his third all-star game earlier this month, one of the people he thanked without prompting was Ian Desmond. “He’s one of the guys who keeps me even keel every single day and really helps me out on a daily basis,” Harper said then.Read full article >>
Floyd played parts of 17 seasons in the Majors and produced an.840 OPS.
Johnny Cueto won 20 games last season and has backed up his best year well, yet the Cincinnati Reds have opted to trade their All-Star pitcher to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported news of the...Show More Summary
Frank Lampard is ruled out of a Major League All-Stars fixture against Tottenham on Wednesday with a calf strain.