Jun 17, 2015

Aoki overtakes Stanton in All-Star voting

Even former Kansas City Royals are doing well in fan voting for the All-Star starters. Nori Aoki has moved 70,000 votes ahead of Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton for the third NL outfield spot at Cincinnati on July 14, according to updated totals announced Tuesday. Aoki ...

East claims rare All-Star Game win

Feb 17, 2014

East claims rare All-Star Game win

From the first play to the final minute, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving made it clear how the East felt about this All-Star Game. “We took this one personal a bit,” Irving said. Irving had 31 points and 14 assists and was voted the ...

Jan 26, 2014

East tops West in All-Star Game

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In a fast-paced game highlighted by slam dunks (19 in all) and rapid-fire 3-point shooting (the teams combined for 87), a stellar start and balanced scoring carried the Eastern Conference to a 98-91 triumph over the Western Conference at the 2013-14 All-Star Game on ...

Pitchers Darvish, Iwakuma selected for All-Star Game

Jul 7, 2013

Pitchers Darvish, Iwakuma selected for All-Star Game

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and fellow right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners were both named to the American League All-Star team on Saturday. Darvish, 26, was selected for the second year in a row, while the 32-year-old Iwakuma earned a spot for ...

Faried shines in Rising Stars Challenge

Feb 17, 2013

Faried shines in Rising Stars Challenge

Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points Friday as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge game. Faried also had 10 rebounds and shot 18-for-22 from the field to collect MVP honors and kick off All-Star Weekend ...

Parker shines as West wins All-Star Game

Jan 21, 2013

Parker shines as West wins All-Star Game

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Recognized as a dynamic playmaker since entering the bj-league in the 2007-08 season as a member of the run-and-gun Rizing Fukuoka, Michael Parker hauled in four straight regular-season scoring titles into the fledgling circuit’s eighth season. Now in his second season with the Shimane ...