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  • All-Star Game just doesn't carry the same luster in today's era

    Baseball's All-Star Game meant a great deal to me when I was a young fan. So it saddens me to see what an embattled institution it's become. The numbers are undeniable. As SI.com's Richard Deitsch noted Monday, last year’s television audience of...
  • Money matters will spark competition in Eagles camp

    Money matters will spark competition in Eagles camp
    Nick Fierro reports that money matters surrounding Brandon Graham and Bradley Fletcher will fuel completion when the Eagles open camp in 10 days … South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his...
  • Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig are baseball's most exciting players

    Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig are baseball's most exciting players
    At the All-Star break, you can debate which players should be the major award winners. You can also debate which players are the most fun to watch. Who do you consider the most exciting players in the game? Our list starts with: Mike Trout, Angels: It&...
  • Tuesday's college and local roundup: Former VCU guard Daniels re-signs with Rockets; York American Little League team falls

    NBA: Restricted free agent Troy Daniels, a former VCU guard from Roanoke, re-signed with the Houston Rockets, according to the Houston Chronicle. Daniels played just five games for Houston in the regular season, but he hit a winning 3-pointer in Game 3...
  • Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

    Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform
    In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them. "I would love it," he said. Street cited the chance to...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers

    I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day. Steve Owen San Diego :: Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
  • Yasiel Puig isn't worried about swollen hand or Dodgers' play

    Other than the noticeable swelling on the top of Yasiel Puig's left hand, there was no indication anything was wrong. Puig smiled. He playfully rolled his eyes. He joked. "I'm not worried about what's happening right now," he said. But the Dodgers...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Troy Tulowitzki considering Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for Home Run Derby

    Yasiel Puig is under consideration for the Home Run Derby, National League captain and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Thursday. “He’s on the list,” Tulowitzki said. “He’s someone that has a good chance. I&...