Today’s top stories from around the sports world include the home run derby champ, an interesting proposal for the MLB All Star game, an unhappy former Missouri Tiger, and more.
Rookie superstar and MLB leader in homeruns Aaron Judge won the 2017 home run derby in Miami. Judge hit 47 total homeruns, including four that went over 500 feet.
Chris Sale becomes the first pitcher to start consecutive All-Star games for two different teams. Max Scherzer also becomes the fourth pitcher to start the All-Star game for teams in both the AL and NL.
Floyd Mayweather reportedly has not paid taxes in an estimated 15 months. He is expected to use his earnings from his upcoming fight with Connor McGregor to pay off his debt.
Bryce Harper suggests that the two top vote-getters in the All-Star game should be able to draft their own teams, regardless of which league players play in.
Kansas City Chiefs hire Brett Veach as the teams new general manager. He replaces John Dorsey who was fired after four seasons with the Chiefs.
Lonzo Ball missed his most recent Summer League matchup against the Sacramento Kings and rookie rival De’Aaron Fox. The two rookie point guards had one of college basketball’s best rivalries last season.
SEC media day officially kicks off the beginning of the college football season.
After an injury caused Madison Bumgarner to leave the Giants rotation, the ace has finally completed his rehab assignment and is poised to return after the All Star break.
Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Adolphus Washington has been arrested after found carrying a gun inside a water park.
Former Missouri basketball forward DeMarre Carroll states a “lack of trust” as reasoning behind his trade from Toronto Raptors. The 8-year veteran was recently traded to the Brooklyn Nets.