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Your complete guide to All-Star week

From Futures Game names to watch to Midsummer Classic storylines -- and of course the Home Run Derby in between -- here's what you need to know as baseball's best hit D.C.

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Olbermann: Want to fix the All-Star Game? Turn it upside down

With interleague play and modern technology, the thrill of the Midsummer Classic is gone. It's time to try something completely different.

This was supposed to be Bryce Harper's All-Star Game

The stage was set for the Harper hometown Midsummer Classic, but given the walk year he's having, should he really be front and center?

Top Headlines

Why Mbappe is soccer's future king

When Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi retire, Kylian Mbappe will be the sport's leading man, and there's no limit to what he can do from here.

Marcotti: Croatia won their World Cup

Croatia fell short in their first World Cup final, but the FC crew explain what made the Vatreni's run so impressive.


Was Kante the catalyst for World Cup winners France?

N'Golo Kante had an off day in the World Cup final, but Julien Laurens and the FC crew explain why he was pivotal to France's triumph in Russia.


Burley: Scary how ambiguous handball rule is

Craig Burley and Ale Moreno explain why the referee was put in a tough position when he awarded France a penalty for a handball by Ivan Perisic.


Project Russia: Allez les Bleus!

ESPN's Charlie Gibson puts a bow on Project Russia from a scintillating final, as France claimed World Cup glory.


Robson: Pogba can be the world's best player

Stewart Robson reflects on Paul Pogba's performance at the World Cup and explains why the World Cup winner can become the best player in the world.


France run over Croatia in second half

The stars came out for France as Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe all scored to help Les Bleus to their second-ever World Cup title.


France's class proved too much for Croatia

ESPN's Alison Bender reports from outside Luzhniki Stadium with her key takeaways after France overpowered Croatia to win the World Cup.


France rarely at their best in World Cup triumph

Stewart Robson breaks down France's World Cup final victory over Croatia, which came on a night when they were often second best to the runners-up.


Wimbledon Men's Final

Wimbledon win could spark another era of Djokovic dominance

Will Novak Djokovic be satisfied after completing his comeback with a Wimbledon victory? Don't bet on that. The now 13-time Grand Slam winner is poised to dominate the game yet again.

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Djokovic finishes off Anderson to win 4th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic wins his 13th major championship after defeating Kevin Anderson for the 2018 Wimbledon men's title.



Sunday's Best

Kemp does Drake-inspired dance after Hernandez's HR

Enrique Hernandez cracks a go-ahead solo home run and Matt Kemp celebrates from the dugout with a Drake-inspired dance.


Dozier walks it off, granny style

Brian Dozier ends the game in grand fashion, smashing the game-winning homer with the bases loaded in the 10th inning.


Story slugs walk-off homer to complete sweep

The Rockies celebrate Trevor Story's winning dinger with a bubblegum shower at home plate.


Machado smacks homer off first pitch

Manny Machado doesn't hesitate to crush Mike Minor's fastball over the left-field wall in the first inning.


Pirates walk off in 10th to sweep Brewers

Josh Bell's two-run double in the 10th inning gives the Pirates 7-6 win and a five-game sweep vs. the Brewers.


Brantley puts Indians up for good with 8th-inning HR

Michael Brantley gives the Indians a 3-2 lead over the Yankees with a solo home run in the eighth inning.


Marlins explode for 8-run 5th in win vs. Phillies

Miami breaks through for a huge 8-run inning in the 5th against Philadelphia, including 2 home runs and 8 total hits.


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