Wednesday’s Stories From Around Sports

Here’s what’s happening around the world of sports today, including an All Star game home run for a Cardinal’s legend, two Hall of Famers bidding for ownership of an MLB team, a sweet All Star game pic, and more.

American League Wins All Star Game, Robinson Cano Wins MVP

The AL defeated the NL in the 2017 All Star Game 2-1.  Robinson Cano took home the MVP after hitting a home run in the 10th inning.

 Yadier Molina Hits First Cardinals Homerun In All Star Since 1974

Not only did Yadier Molina become the only Cardinals player to hit a home run in the All Star game since 1974, but he is also the oldest catcher to ever do so in MLB history.

Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians Is Cancer-Free After Surgery’

In his new book, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians revealed that he is cancer-free after he had a surgery to remove a cancerous cell in his kidney.

Chris Paul Speaks For First Time Since Being Traded To Houston Rockets

For the first time since being traded from the Los Angeles Clippers, new Houston Rockets point guard, Chris Paul, sat down for an interview.

NCAA Deems #3 Ranked Prospect Mohamed Bamba Eligible To Play Next Season

The nation’s #3 rated prospect, Mohamed Bamba, has been cleared to play for Texas next season after the NCAA found he did not receive any illegal gifts from the university.

Floyd Mayweather And Conor McGregor Hold First Press Conference Together

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor began their media tour yesterday to promote their upcoming fight.  It was the first press conference since the announcement of their matchup.

Michael Jordan And Derek Jeter Team Up To Bid On Ownership Of Miami Marlins

Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter have entered their names into bidding for ownership of the Miami Marlins.

Calvin Johnson Says Not Getting To Super Bowl Was Factor In Retirement

Recently retired wide receiver, Calvin Johnson, sat down to talk about his retirement.  He says that the fact Detroit never came close to a Super Bowl played a major role in his decision.

New York Knicks And Houston Rockets Working Out A Deal For Carmelo Anthony Trade

The Houston Rockets now seem closer than ever to landing Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, since the two teams are negotiating a deal.

Nelson Cruz Took A Picture With Umpire Joe West During An At-Bat At All Star Game

Nelson Cruz snapped a photo with umpire Joe West before taking an at-bat in the 2017 All Star game.