The All-Star Game is tonight and the biggest star is Yankee Stadium.
Alex Rodriguez opened up a bit about his personal life and said he has it in perspective. Rick Carpiniello has that story.
Sam Borden writes that George Steinbrenner deserves some of the spotlight tonight.
Jonathan Papelbon thinks he should close, not Mariano Rivera.
In Florida, Johnny Damon still isn’t ready to swing.
Josh Hamilton put on a show but Justin Morneau won the Home Run Derby. Brian Heyman has that story.
Teams have no interest in Barry Bonds, his agent said. This All-Star Game notebook also looks at the NL’s slump, home-field advantage for the Series, Brad Lidge, the Mets at the break and Kevin Youkilis looking for some Bleacher Creature love.
A Westchester Yankees fan supported Chase Utley for one night.
Joe Torre is back in New York but stayed clear of Yankee Stadium. Joe Girardi, Donald Trump, Mayor Bloomberg and other stars were at his charity golf tournament. Jeff Gold has that story.
Back later from the Stadium with plenty of updates.