All-Star Game

American League All-Star Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers won the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Prince Fielder Wins Home Run Derby For 2nd Time

Detroit’s Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby, thrilling the crowd at Kauffman Stadium with eight splash shots into the right-field fountain and beating Toronto’s Jose Bautista 12-7 in the final Monday night.


Derrick Rose.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Johnson: Thibodeau Plays It Safe With Rose, Deng

Often criticized for playing his stars too much, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau pulled a 180 in Sunday night’s All Star game.

670 The Score–02/27/2012

Derrick Rose looks on as LeBron James dances during his pregame introduction. (Credit: Screen shot from TNT broadcast.)

Photo: Rose Displeased With James’ Antics

Check out the look on Rose’s face during James’ introduction.

670 The Score–02/27/2012

2012 NBA All-Star Game

Bryant Surpasses Jordan As Leading Career All-Star Scorer

Kobe Bryant took Michael Jordan’s record, but nearly lost the game to LeBron James, as well as the Buls’ Derrick Rose and first-time All-Star Luol Deng, as the West held off a furious comeback by the East to win the NBA All-Star game 152-149 Sunday.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Steve Yeater/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose, Four Others Represent Bulls On All Star Ballot

Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer and Richard Hamilton have been selected to represent the Bulls on this year’s ballot.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Selig: Wrigley Field Has All-Star Game ‘Appeal’

Commissioner Bud Selig said the prospect of holding the 2014 All-Star Game at Wrigley Field in its centennial year is an “appealing” choice.


Ozzie Guillen

Shepkowski: Second Half Run Would Be Uncharacteristic

The all-star break finds the White Sox sitting five games behind division leading Detroit and another 4.5 behind second place Cleveland.

670 The Score–07/12/2011

Home Run Derby

Fan Nearly Falls From Stands During Home Run Derby

he ball arching against Chase Field’s bright lights, Keith Carmickle climbed up on a narrow table, leaned forward and lost his balance, momentum carrying him toward a 20-foot fall to a pool deck below.


MLB All-Star Game

Arizona Sheriff Calls Off All-Star Game Chain Gangs

An Arizona sheriff known for his crime raids in the Phoenix area says he is calling off his plan to have jail chain gangs pick up trash outside Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Roy Halladay

MLB All-Star Game Lineups Set

Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay will start for the National League in Tuesday night’s All-Star game against the Los Angeles Angels’ Jered Weaver.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

2011 MLB All-Star Game

Wisch: All-Star Game Needs To Make A Move – To Wednesdays

Major League Baseball has a problem. Let’s call it the “Some-Star” Game. On Sunday, MLB announced that 16 All-Stars won’t be playing in Tuesday’s game, including 13 of the 68 originally chosen.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Chase Field

MLBPA Will Stay Out Of Immigration Fight

The Major League Baseball Players Association will not ask players to skip next week’s All-Star game in protest of Arizona’s polarizing immigration law.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

2011 MLB All Star Game

Arizona Sheriff To Run Chain Gangs At All-Star Game

Fans entering Chase Field for the Major League Baseball All Star Game will get to see one of Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s chain gangs picking up trash.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Ron Kittle

Dorfman: The Night The All-Star Game Was All American

Every so often, a party goes off without a hitch and everyone has a great time. Such was the case of the 50th Anniversary All-Star Game played on this day in 1983.

670 The Score–07/06/2011

Paul Konerko

Konerko Among Finalists For Last All-Star Spot; Fans Can Vote Him In

Paul Konerko ranks in the top five in American League in batting average (fifth: .319), home runs (fourth: 21) and RBI (fourth: 62), but he wasn’t initially selected to the AL All-Star roster. However, fans can get Konerko there by using their vote(s).

670 The Score–07/05/2011

Paul Konerko

Dorfman: Konerko Should Be Independent Of Cheesy Campaigns

Today we celebrate Independence Day. On this day 235 years ago, a bunch of sweaty men got together in Philadelphia and formally ratified the document that gave birth to the United States.

670 The Score–07/04/2011

Carlos Quentin

Schuster: Quentin Is An All Star And Maybe Konerko Too

Just about everything concerning the Major League All Star game is goofy and if you’re a White Sox fan you can now add to the fact that Paul Konerko was not named (yet) to the team while Carlos Quentin was.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Konerko In Running For Final All-Star Spot

White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko was left off the All-Star roster on Sunday, but he’s still in the running for the final spot, as one of the five American League players up for the All-Star Game Final Vote.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Carlos Quentin and Starlin Castro

Quentin And Castro Make All-Star Game Rosters

Chicago won’t have many representatives at the July 12 All-Star game in Phoenix. When the rosters were announced on Sunday, only two Chicago players made the cut.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Mike Quade

Quade Added to N.L. All-Star Coaching Staff

Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday that Cubs manager Mike Quade will replace Jim Riggleman on his National League All-Star coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011