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Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for…

Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling HR Derby Over Schwarber

Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling HR Derby Over Schwarber

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698. It could have been a scene from…

FanDuel Group To Launch Online Sports Betting & Casino

FanDuel Group To Launch Online Sports Betting & Casino

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — FanDuel Group says it will launch online sports betting and an internet casino, hopefully in time for the start of football season. FanDuel, which is mostly owned by Ireland-based Paddy Power Betfair, will provide online sports betting with the license of the Meadowlands Racetrack, and internet…

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