all-star game

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees stands on the mound in the ninth inning after surrendering a two run home run against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Closing Extraordinary Yankees Career With Grace, Style

He is an old man who pitches alone on the mound in the great stadiums.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 22: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers attempts to make the throw to first base on the ground ball from Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of the game at Comerica Park on June 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Red Sox 10-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Scherzer Describes His First Half As ‘Excellent’

As a result, Scherzer is going to his first ever All-Star Game, where he plans to talk to Mariano Rivera.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2013

Manager Jim Leyland  looks on from the dugout steps against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning at Coliseum on April 14, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Leyland Names Replacements For Verlander, Others For All-Star Game

Under baseball’s labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 8: Closing pitcher Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after the last strike of the tenth inning to defeat the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.The Tigers defeated the Indians 4-2 in 10 innings.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Freeman, Delabar Win Fan Spots On All-Stars; Benoit Misses

The final vote for the AL team also had its share of controversy, with Tigers manager Jim Leyland nominating five middle relievers for the spot.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2013


Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

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?


DETROIT, MI - JUNE 25: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two run home run in the third inning scoring teammate Torii Hunter #48 during the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on June 25, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera The Final Slugger In Home Run Derby

The final spot in the home run derby has been accepted by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, according to a Tweet by ESPN’s SportsCenter.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2013

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander Wants To Be In The Home Run Derby

Justin Verlander has accomplished much in his time with the Tigers

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

2012 NBA All-Star Game (Getty Images/Mike Ehrmann)

East All-Stars-West All-Stars Preview

The last All-Star game in Houston was a glimpse of what Miami Heat games would become.
LeBron James scored 29 points and was the MVP.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2013

Prince Fielder in the All-Star Home Run Derby. (Getty Images/Dilip Vishwanat)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 7-13-12

In honor of the All Star Game this week, I’m going to limit my weekly winners to a team or someone within Major League Baseball.

97.1 The Ticket–07/13/2012

MANHATTAN, KS - JUNE 21: Singer/Songwriter Luke Bryan performs during the 2012 Country Stampede - Day 1 at Tuttle Creek State Park on June 21, 2012 in Manhattan, Kansas. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

All Star National Anthem Apology

Is it more embarrassing to forget the lyrics to the national anthem while you are performing the song, or to get through the whole thing only by checking the crib sheet on your wrist?

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2012




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