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Bud Selig. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bud Selig’s Brain Cloud

By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) I’ve long contended that one of America’s most heinous shortcomings is the underappreciation of the film Joe Versus The Volcano. Since you’re probably not privy, the film is about a guy played […]

670 The Score–07/17/2013

American League All-Star Chris Sale  pitches during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

American League Wins All-Star Game 3-0

Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute.


Robin Ventura.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ventura To Join AL Coaching Staff For All-Star Game

Tigers manager Jim Leyland has selected Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons as his coaches for the AL All-Star squad


Jake Peavy. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peavy Heading To All-Star Game As Replacement

Jake Peavy is heading to the All-Star Game in Kansas City after all.


2012 Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Why Are There Still All-Star Games?

All-star games in pro sports are completely unnecessary. They began with MLB’s in 1933 and the other major pro leagues following in subsequent years.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Prince Fielder hits a three-run home run in the 2011 MLB All-Star Game. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fielder’s HR Gives N.L. Second Straight All-Star Win

The National League is back on top in the All-Star game, using the same formula that worked during its dominating run in the 1970s and ’80s.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Starlin Castro is thrown out at home during the 2011 All-Star Game. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Castro Struggles; Konerko, Quentin Quiet In All-Star Game

The Cubs and White Sox had a combined three players in Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Chase Field, but none of them played a large role in the outcome.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

2011 MLB All-Star Game

Bernstein: The All-Star Game Nobody Wanted

By gametime, I won’t be surprised to see that Adam Dunn and Randy Wells have been added to the rosters. I was initially taken aback by Aramis Ramirez’s decision yesterday to turn down an All-Star invitation, but now I’m with him.

670 The Score–07/11/2011

Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews

Bernstein: All-Star Sunday? Hardly

It was strange for the inveterate sports consumer yesterday, as we faced our first Sunday since the summer without NFL football.

670 The Score–01/31/2011

By Stephen Carrera for Northwestern Athletics

Harris: Wrigley Renovation Project Is On The Ticket Holder’s Backs

Tom Ricketts and the Chicago Cubs would like to renovate Wrigley Field, but how will they get the money to make this park more suitable for the players and fans for years to come?

670 The Score–11/16/2010