all-star game


OAKLAND -- In 15 years working as a guard in the NBA, the closest Steve Kerr came to sniffing an All-Star Game was the 3-point contest, which he won in 1996-97.


MINNEAPOLIS -- Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.


The delicious mess of the All-Star Game has now cooled, its gooey center congealed into one more digestible lump of vein-clogging gunk, and the realization suddenly sets in:


Programming note: Orioles-A’s coverage starts Friday at 6:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California