Tag Archives: All Star Game

  • Jose Bautista Makes A Great Diving Catch (Video)

    Jose Bautista Makes A Great Diving Catch (Video)

    When Jose Bautista was selected as a starter for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game, many thought he would be providing a highlight or two with his bat.  After all, he does lead the league with an astounding 31 home runs, one year after belting a league-high 54.  However, Joey Bats showed baseball fans everywhere why […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/12/11 — Prince Fielder

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/12/11 — Prince Fielder

    On Monday night the fans at Chase Field were booing Prince Fielder for his decision to keep hometown favorite Justin Upton off the National League’s four-man Home Run Derby squad.  The boos continued when the Brewers’ first basemen stepped up to the plate for his first at bat of last night’s All-Star Game, but he […]

  • 5 Most Stunning Post All-Star Game Collapses

    5 Most Stunning Post All-Star Game Collapses

    Thank God for the All-Star game. Without it, what would baseball use to track mid-season trends, stats, and standings? Without the All-Star game, we would be forced to say things like “at the halfway point,” or “midway through the season.” That would seriously be hell on Earth. The All-Star break can also be seen as […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/20/11 — Kobe Bryant

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/20/11 — Kobe Bryant

    Playing in front of the hometown crowd at the Staples Center, Kobe Bryant had only two things on his mind once they tipped-off the 2011 NBA All-Star Game; win the game and capture honors as the Most Valuable Player.  Not only would he accomplish both feats, but he would do so in a rather impressive […]

  • Nuggets To Trade Carmelo Anthony To The Nets, Await His Approval

    Nuggets To Trade Carmelo Anthony To The Nets, Await His Approval

    First it was the Knicks.  Then the Nets.  Then the Lakers. Then the Bulls. Then the Rockets.  Then the Nuggets.  Then the Knicks again.  And finally, it appears as though the Carmelo Anthony trade-destination wheel is prepared to finally stop on the New Jersey Nets. Melo will enter this weekend’s All-Star festivities as a member […]

  • Linus Klasen Scores A Spectcular Spin-O-Rama Shootout Goal (Video)

    Linus Klasen Scores A Spectcular Spin-O-Rama Shootout Goal (Video)

    Now where was this move during the NHL All-Star Skills Competition? I simply don’t get it.  Every year the NHL seems to give their Breakaway Challenge a shot and every year the participants seem to disappoint us with their lack of creativity.  After all, how many times can we watch a player scoop the puck […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 7/13/10 — Brian McCann

    The Stat Line of the Night — 7/13/10 — Brian McCann

    The National League has not won an All-Star game in 13 years.  The American League has dominated the mid-summer classic since 1997 with one tie and 12 wins.  This year would change all that in a pitcher’s duel for the ages.  One big hit would be all that it would take to win the game, […]

  • Jason Bay Left Wondering What Happened To “Oh Canada?”

    Jason Bay Left Wondering What Happened To “Oh Canada?”

    Total Pro Sports – “Oh Canada, Our home and native land.”  those are the words which kick off the Canadian national anthem, but among others, Jason Bay was left wondering what happened to them at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game in St. Louis. While Sheryl Crow was in attendance to sing the American national anthem, […]

  • Rudy Fernandez Was Robbed At The Slam Dunk Competition

    Rudy Fernandez Was Robbed At The Slam Dunk Competition

    Total Pro Sports-  He can’t jump over a 7 foot player, he doesn’t wear a cape or use stupid props, he simply throws down awesome dunks. His name is Rudy Fernandez, he plays for the Portland Trailblazers and he got screwed bad in this years NBA Slam Dunk contest.  In what was one of the […]

  • Steve Nash Drops 21 Dimes And Is Not All Star

    Steve Nash Drops 21 Dimes And Is Not All Star

    Total Pro Sports -  Last night brought a flashback of the old Steve Nash that won back to back league MVP’s.  Nash had 15 points and 21 assists in the game and helped his Phoenix Suns past the Detroit Pistons 107-97.  Steve Nash the 2009 NBA All Star snub is off to a good season […]

  • Malkin and Ovi Settle Their Differences Over All-Star Weekend

    Malkin and Ovi Settle Their Differences Over All-Star Weekend

    Total Pro Sports – Thanks to Atlanta Thrashers All Star Ilya Kovalchuk, the intense rivalry between Evgeni Malkin and Alexander Ovechkin has finally come to an end. When the 3 Russians arrived in Montreal this past weekend, Kovalchuk acted as the peace keeper when he decided to take fellow Russian superstars Ovechkin and Malkin out […]

  • Ovechkin Uses Malkin For All Star Breakaway Challenge

    Ovechkin Uses Malkin For All Star Breakaway Challenge

    Total Pro Sports – You can count on Alexander Ovechkin to do something out of this world in a hockey game but in the NHL All Star Breakaway Challenge the skies the limit for him. Last year was the first year of the All Star Breakaway Challenge something similar to the NBA Jam competition were […]

  • The NHL All Star Game Is Coming To An End

    The NHL All Star Game Is Coming To An End

    Total Pro Sports – The National Hockey league Players Association (NHLPA) has recently reported that they want the all star game event to come to an end. “It would be a win for everybody,” said former NHL goaltender and broadcaster Glenn Healy, now the NHLPA’s director of player affairs. “We’ve got to sell the game.” […]

  • Chris Bosh Disses Yi Jianlian

    Chris Bosh Disses Yi Jianlian

    Total Pro Sports -  Chris Bosh is one of the best players is the NBA, so why does he feel the need to publicly lobby to make the All-Star team? Its simple, he is afraid of fan ballot stuffing.  It has happened in the past, players who are undeserving of selection find themselves on the […]