All-Star Game

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars shoots during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Five Moments From The 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Here are the top five moments from this year’s game and a few that weren’t so great.

02/15/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, sportscaster Ernest Johnson Jr., basketball player Kenny Smith and basketball player Charles Barkley speak onstage as Fall Out Boy takes the stage at American Express All-Star Live at Hammerstein Ballroom broadcast live on TNT to tip-off NBA All-Star 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for American Express)

Keidel: Certain Irony To Having NBA All-Star Game In New York City

There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.

02/13/2015

Dwyane Wade. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade Won’t Play In All-Star Game

Kyle Korver and Brandon Knight are candidates to replace Wade.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right. (Getty Images)

Report: Jimmy Butler Named An All-Star Reserve For Eastern Conference

Butler is averaging 20.1 points and 6.0 rebounds in a league-high 39.5 minutes per game.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lyons: Commissioner-Elect Manfred Has Long To-Do List

Most notably, baseball needs to connect with the younger generation.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, right. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jose Abreu And The Language Of The Dream

Jose Abreu’s desire to sing the Star-Spangled Banner says a lot about him.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Tony Gwynn. (Getty Images)

Fox Offers Explanation For Omission Of Tony Gwynn Reflection During ASG Broadcast

This statement doesn’t come off very well.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Skipped In Rotation Until Next Week

There aren’t any health concerns — the White Sox are just being cautious with their ace.

07/16/2014

Former Reds great Pete Rose in 2010. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Could Have Role In All-Star Game Next Year

The Reds, Rose’s former team, will host the 2015 All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Derek Jeter in his final All-Star Game appearance. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Levine: TV Money Makes ASG Format Change Unlikely

Ratings may be dropping, but advertising dollars are still there.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Adam Wainwright places his glove on the mound as a sign of respect to Derek Jeter as the latter received a standing ovation prior to his first at-bat in the All-Star Game. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wainwright Backtracks, Says He Didn’t Groove A Pitch To Jeter

This is yet another reason the All-Star Game shouldn’t count for anything.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Reds third baseman Todd Frazier in the Home Run Derby. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sick Of Home Run Derby? Stop Watching

There’s better things to do than watch the tedious Home Run Derby.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Preview: All-Star Game

Home-field advantage in the World Series is on the line tonight at Target Field.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: All-Star Honor A Milestone In Rizzo’s Maturation

“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 18: Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 18, 2014 in San Diego, California.

Wainwright, Hernandez Will Start All-Star Game

Felix Hernandez is the first Venezuelan pitcher to start the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Yoenis Cespedes won the 2013 Home Run Derby. (Getty Images)

Reminder: MLB Has Changed The Home Run Derby Format

It includes a head-to-head, bracket-style format in the later rounds.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Sale Named All-Stars In Final Vote

The relentless Twitter campaigns proved to be successful.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Want Rizzo & Sale In ASG? Use A Hashtag

Use #VoteRizzo or #TargetSale on Twitter until 3 p.m. and it counts as an official vote.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

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