Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes turned into the first rehash victor of the All-Star homer derby in 15 years, driving his route past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by an astounding 9-1 in the last adjust the previous evening. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999. With a genuine, decided look all over the entire time, Cespedes completed with 28 homers.
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will begin today evening time’s All-Star diversion for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. Pittsburgh focus fielder Andrew Mccutchen opens for the NL, and Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will open for the AL. With the 40-year-old chief of the New York Yankees set to resign after the season, Jeter’s fourteenth All-Star diversion will be his last. Jeter will be unequivocally in the spotlight this evening when the stars assume control Target Field in Minnesota. The amusement begins at 8 p.m. in Minneapolis.
Alex Rodriguez is constantly sued by his own particular attorney. Lawyer David Cornwell’s law office recorded papers yesterday in Manhattan government court saying the baseball star owes more than $380,000 identified with their work against his steroid suspension.
With an expected 26.5 million viewers, Sunday’s World Cup last stands as the most-viewed soccer amusement in U.s. history. The Nielsen organization says 17.3 million individuals viewed Germany beat Argentina 1-0 on ABC. An extra 9.2 million tuned into the diversion on the Spanish-dialect Univision system.
The Brazilian football confederation says it won’t keep Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil’s head mentor.
The move comes after the Brazilians were smashed in the elimination rounds by consequent champ Germany 7-1, then lost the third place diversion to the Netherlands 3-0.
Scolari’s agreement finished after the World Cup and he said it would be dependent upon the confederation to choose whether he would stay in charge of the five-time title holders.
His substitution was not instantly affirmed.
Tour de France:
Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France in the wake of smashing throughout a rapid mountain plunge in stage 10. The 31-year-old Spaniard endured a cracked shin in the spill.
The champ of the stage was Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali, who recovered the general race lead.
The Harlem Globetrotters required somebody to thump on, and Red Klotz supplied them.
The b-ball barnstormer who possessed the Washington Generals and different groups that lost many recreations to the Harlem Globetrotters has kicked the bucket at age 93.
Klotz shaped a working association with the Globetrotters in 1952, assembling the contradicting groups that practically constantly lost. In 1971, he hit the amusement victor in an uncommon Globetrotter misfortune as a 50-year-old player/mentor.
Alice Coachman Davis was the first dark lady to win an Olympic gold award when she caught the high bounce in the 1948 London Games. She has kicked the bucket at age 90.
Davis’ little girl, Evelyn Jones, says her mother kicked the bucket early Monday morning in Albany, Georgia..
Davis went to Tuskegee University and won 25 national olympic style sports titles — including 10 successive high hop titles.
She was accepted into the U.s. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2004.