ALL STAR PITCHERS NAMED
SAN DIEGO (AP) – The winningest pitchers in both major leagues will be the starters for tomorrow night’s All-Star game in San Diego. Chicago’s Chris Sale — who has a 14-3 record — gets the start for the American League. The National League goes with the Giants’ Johnny Cueto (KWAY’-toh) who is 13-1 and has won 10 straight decisions since April 21.
DUNCAN CALLS IT QUITS
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Fifteen-time All-Star Tim Duncan is ending his NBA career after 19 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. The 40-year old, two-time league MVP goes out with five championships. He joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Parish as the only NBA players to win at least 1,000 games in his career.
NBA STAR HAS RUN-IN WITH LAW
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Golden State star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery early Sunday morning near the Michigan State campus, where he played collegiately. A police spokesman says the male victim was not injured. Green could face 93 days in jail, a $500 fine or both if convicted.
ANOTHER GOLF PRO DROPS OF OLYMPICS
TROON, Scotland (AP) – Jordan Spieth (SPEETH) says no to playing golf at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, joining the growing list of top names who have withdrawn over health concerns. Spieth joins Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy as the top four ranked golfers in the world to pull out due to Zika virus concerns.
NEW B-BALL COACH AT SMU
DALLAS (AP) – Tim Jankovich has been formally named the new SMU men’s basketball coach just three days after Hall of Famer Larry Brown abruptly resigned. The 57-year old Jankovich had been considered head-coach-in-waiting since he came to the Mustangs with Brown in 2012 after five seasons as head coach at Illinois State.