All Star Game
This July, Major League Baseball’s best players will hop on the 7 train and head to Queens for the All-Star game — it’s the first time Citi Field is hosting the mid-summer classic.
Word of baseball writer Bill Chuck’s campaign to start Mariano Rivera in this year’s All-Star Game has traveled all the way to the Bronx. In fact, the Yankees closer knows all about it. And he says thanks, but no thanks.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed Mets star third baseman and team captain David Wright and other fan favorites to City Hall on Wednesday as more details of the Midsummer Classic were unveiled.
Kevin Durant scored 30 points, MVP Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138 on Sunday night in the NBA All-Star game.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
Knicks forward Steve Novak will make his three-point contest debut tonight for the beginning of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Houston, Texas.
Baseball’s All-Star game is coming to Queens this year. Next February, we’ll have a Super Bowl in East Rutherford, N.J. The NBA could complete the trifecta.
“As bad as I would want to play in the All-Star game, participate, if I can’t go, I can’t go,” the Knicks forward said. “Nothing I can do about that.”
Lopez was selected to replace Boston’s Rajon Rondo in next month’s game, the league announced Wednesday.
Final score for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game: Knicks 2, Nets 0.
For Nets fans, it’s just another sign of disrespect that obviously hasn’t ebbed despite the franchise’s move to Brooklyn.
Maybe Knicks owner James Dolan should pack up those high-tech microphones and send a crew to Houston.
It seems centers will no longer be guaranteed a spot in the NBA All-Star game.
The logo for the game next July is similar to the Mets’ symbol, in blue and orange with a bridge spanning a city skyline that represents all five boroughs.
‘I had a few key words written down’ admits Luke Bryan, regarding his performance of the National Anthem during Tuesday’s MLB All Star Game.