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6 Changes I’d Like To See For MLB All-Star Week

The HR Derby changes were a good start, but more can be done to increase excitement.


White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

White Sox Ace Chris Sale Gets All-Star Nod

It’s Sale’s fourth straight trip to the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Pau Gasol #16 of the Eastern Conference and Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies before the 64th NBA All-Star Game (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

West Edges East In NBA All-Star Game; Gasol Brothers Make History

Marc and Pau Gasol (Grizzlies and Bulls, respectively) made history as the first brothers to start in the All-Star game.


A detail of the shirt of Brett Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks as he speaks during Media Availability for the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend at Columbus Convention Center on January 23, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Get Their All-Star Assignments

Five Blackhawks have been divvied up for the upcoming NHL All-Star Game, with Chicago team captain Jonathan Toews getting two of his teammates.


Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko Wants To Play Regardless Of Broken Hand

Paul Konerko has vowed to take a few more at-bats in front of the home fans.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

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

Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Watch: Brewers Create Funny Anti-Yadi Molina All-Star Ad In Support Of Lucroy

Props for the creativity.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Allen Iverson. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

Watch: Allen Iverson Spoofs Epic Practice Rant In Reebok Commercial

We’re not talking about practice this time.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Joakim Noah.  (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tequila Helps Joakim Noah Calm Nerves During GQ Photo Shoot

(CBS) With his second straight All-Star appearance, the best play of his career and tenacious-yet-eccentric personality, Bulls center Joakim Noah has raised his profile over the past year. The latest proof of this comes in […]

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Joakim Noah

Bulls’ Noah Named All-Star Reserve

It marks the second straight year Noah has earned an All-Star honor and comes as the center is having a stellar year with the Bulls.


Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

Yoenis Cespedes has won baseball’s Home Run Derby, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.


Kobe Bryant #24 of the Western Conference All-Stars goes to the basket against Chris Bosh #1 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars during 2013 NBA All-Star Game on February 17, 2013 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

West Beats East 143-138 In NBA All-Star Game

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.


Starlin Castro

Starlin Castro’s Agent: Not Yet Ready To Discuss Long-Term Deal

The 22-year-old All Star, currently making $576,000, could be in line for a long-term, mega contract, but his agent said negotiations won’t take place during the season.

670 The Score–05/09/2012

Luol Deng

Deng Named To All-Star Reserves

Bulls forward Luol Deng has been selected to make his first appearance at the NBA All-Star game, where he’ll join teammate Derrick Rose.


Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls shoots a layup against Luc Richard Mbah a Moute of the Milwaukee Bucks during the NBA game on January 27, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Fans Select Rose As NBA All-Star Starter

Starters were chosen by fan balloting. The reserves will be chosen by voting of the head coaches from each conference and will be announced next Thursday.


Marian Hossa (left); Patrick Kane (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks All-Stars Drafted For Same Team

Both Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane will play for “Team Chara” -– for team captain Zdeno Chara — under a fantasy draft conducted Thursday evening.


Patrick Kane

NHL’s All Star Weekend Starts With Unique Draft

Six years ago, there was a lockout for the NHL. Now the NHL is profitable again. In an attempt to keep things interesting, this year’s teams will consist of a player-picked draft.


Derrick Rose

Rose Named All-Star Starter, First Bulls’ Player Since Jordan

Derrick Rose has been named as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the 2011 NBA All-Star Game. Rose is the first Chicago Bulls’ player to be named as a starter since Michael Jordan in 1998.


Derrick Rose

Rose Misses Practice With Stomach Ulcer

Derrick Rose missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday as he deals with a stomach ulcer.


Derrick Rose

Rose Passes Rondo In All-Star Voting, Second Among Guards

It appears as if Derrick Rose’s star continues to rise, even outside of Chicago. In the most recent release of the NBA fan voting for the All-Star game, Rose passed Boston’s Rajon Rondo into the staring lineup.