all star game
John Wall of the Washington Wizards will participate in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, the team announced on Thursday.
The NBA announced today that Wizards guard John Wall has been named to the 2014 NBA All-Star team, and will represent Washington during the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All-News 99.1 WNEW, “it’s time for the All-Star game for the nation’s pastime to return to the nation’s capital.”
Summoned in the 8th inning to make certain he would pitch, Mariano Rivera soaked up a 90-second standing ovation and got three straight outs while helping the American League to a 3-0 victory in the All-Star Game.
Complete lineups and rosters for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.
Seven new All-Stars and still no Yasiel Puig. The rookie sensation from the Los Angeles Dodgers was left out again after a string of substitutes were added to the National League roster.
John Smoltz knows a thing or two about All-Star Games as a guy who played in eight himself, but has a number of changes he feels would benefit the game and the sport, which includes expanding it to make it an international competition.
With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
Ian Desmond will need a push from Nationals fans if he wants to join teammates Jordan Zimmermann and Bryce Harper in New York for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.
Bryce Harper drove in three runs after talking his way into Washington’s lineup, Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the go-ahead run and the Nationals rallied for a 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.