>>Yankees’ Judge Wins Home Run Derby
(Miami, FL) — Yankees phenom Aaron Judge is the 2017 Home Run Derby champion. Judge downed Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano in the final round, 11-10, to take home the crown. Meanwhile, defending champion Giancarlo Stanton was upset in the first round by Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez.
>>All-Star Game Tonight
(Miami, FL) — The 2017 MLB All-Star Game takes place tonight in Miami. The American League has won four straight over the National League, including a 4-2 victory in San Diego last year. The NL leads the all-time series, 43-to-42. The Midsummer Classic will no longer determine which league has home-field advantage in the World Series.
>>Scherzer, Sale To Start All-Star Game
(Miami, FL) — Washington’s Max Scherzer and Boston’s Chris Sale get the start on the mound in tonight’s All-Star Game. Scherzer will become only the fifth player to start for both leagues when he toes the rubber for the NL. Sale is the first pitcher to make two straight All-Star starts representing different teams.
>>Davis Representing Cubs Tonight
(Miami, FL) — Closer Wade Davis is set to represent the Cubs during tonight’s All-Star Game in Miami. Davis is the only player from the Cubs on the National League team, but the club is being managed by Chicago’s Joe Maddon. Meanwhile, outfielder Avisail Garcia is representing the White Sox on the AL team.
>>Martinez, Molina To Represent Cards At All-Star Game
(Miami, FL) — Pitcher Carlos Martinez and catcher Yadier Molina will represent the Cardinals at All-Star Game in Miami this evening. They were each selected to the National League team. It’s the second All-Star appearance for Martinez and the eighth for Molina. St. Louis opens the second half of the season Friday.
>>Bulls Sign Holiday
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls are signing free agent guard Justin Holiday. Terms were not released, but the “Chicago Tribune” reports the two-year deal is worth nine-million dollars. Holiday averaged 7.7 points with the Knicks last season. He spent part of the 2015-16 season with The Bulls, but was traded to New York in the Derrick Rose deal.
>>Colts’ Training Camp Fast Approaching
(Indianapolis, IN) — Training camp for the Colts is right around the corner. Indianapolis opens camp at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center on July 29. The Colts begin preseason play against the Lions on Sunday, August 13.
>>Nadal Ousted From Wimbledon
(London, England) — Rafael Nadal’s run at Wimbledon is over. Nadal was outlasted by Gilles Muller in five sets, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13, in a fourth-round thriller. The match lasted over four hours.
>>Mayweather-McGregor PPV Price Set
(Undated) — Watching the mega-fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather isn’t going to be cheap. According to the “Los Angeles Times”, the pay-per-view price for the bout will be 89 dollars and 95 cents. Fans will have to shell out another 10 dollars to view the fight in HD. Mayweather-McGregor takes place on Saturday, August 26.