CLEVELAND (AP) — The only errors on the scoreboard at the All-Star Game in Cleveland were by the scoreboard. The big board at Progressive Field was filled with mistakes, including a couple of misspelled names, a wrong picture and a pair of incorrect team logos. Jeff McNeil came up to the plate and noticed the picture was really New York Mets teammate Jacob deGrom.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. has had surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury. The Bulls said the rehabilitation from the Tuesday procedure in Philadelphia is six to eight weeks. They expect him to be ready for the start of training camp.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have traded defenseman Henri Jokiharju to the Buffalo Sabres for underachieving forward Alex Nylander. Chicago is hoping a chance of scenery will help Nylander, who was selected by Buffalo with the eighth overall pick in the 2016 draft. The 21-year-old Nylander had three goals and three assists in just 19 games with the Sabres over three seasons.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire will pay $65.5 million to leave the suburban Chicago stadium that has been the team’s home for more than a decade. The team has reportedly agreed to pay the community of Bridgeview to break its lease at SeatGeek Stadium.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty will get a huge lift with the return of Amanda Zahui B., Bria Hartley and the addition of Marine Johannes to the roster. The trio had been playing in the EuroBasket Tournament and helped their teams advance to the Olympic qualifier. Washington still leads the AP WNBA power poll.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired NFL player Chris Long and the National Hockey League have been honored at the Sports Humanitarian Awards. The awards presented by ESPN in downtown Los Angeles recognize those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society.