MLB Home Run Derby 2017: Bracket, date, time, TV schedule, results

Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will have the opportunity to defend his 2016 Home Run Derby title in front of his home crowd as Miami will play host for the 2017 MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby.

The field of contestants has not been finalized but Stanton will certainly be among the favorites to win.

Stanton won the 2016 Home Run Derby by hitting 20 home runs in the final Cheap Custom NFL Jerseys round to defeat 2015 champion Todd Frazier. Frazier won the derby in the first year of the competition’s new format, in which contestants compete in a single-elimination, three-round bracket with timed rounds.

The 55-year-old coach knows Paul leaving (and perhaps even Blake Griffin) means the end of Lob City, and he’s sad to see it fall apart: “That part is over. And that bugs me. But we’re not done trying to reach our goal. Sometimes you gotta do it a different way. Because the way we tried to do it didn’t work.”

L.A.’s primary goal now is retaining Griffin, who could leave when free agency begins Saturday. If Griffin goes elsewhere, the Clippers are pretty much in rebuilding mode as they certainly wouldn’t have the pieces necessary to replicate last season’s success.

With the Rockets and Warriors stockpiling All-Stars, the Clippers stand no chance in the loaded West, which also has the constantly-performing Spurs.

There’s also a case of whether Rivers remains with the Clippers. As coach and president of the franchise, Rivers has had success, but as he admits, they never reached the promised land. With Nike Elite Cheap Jerseys an apparent rebuild in sight, the team may look to completely shake things up by bringing in someone else.

But Rivers tells ESPN he wants to take part in piecing this franchise back together. We’ll see soon enough if the front office feels the same.

Bo Jackson admits: ‘I would have never played football’

Bo Jackson is often considered to be one of the greatest athletes of all time. Yet, had he been born in a different era, it may have happened differently.

If I knew back then what I know now, I would have never played football. Never, Jackson said, via USA Today Sports. I wish I had known about all of those head injuries, but no one knew that. And the people that did know that, they wouldnt tell anybody.

News that the Raiders will file for a move to Las Vegas is not surprising. It comes on the heels of this week’s announcement that the Chargers are relocating to Los Angeles, closing the door for the Raiders to return to L.A., where they played between 1982 and 1994.

The Raiders also announced at the NFL owners meeting earlier this week that the team had secured financing for a $1.9 billion stadium in Vegas, thanks to banking giant Goldman Sachs.

The team has been working diligently to relocate the team after failing to work out a new stadium deal in Oakland. The team plays in 50-year-old Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and team owner Mark Davis has said the Raiders will continue playing there for at least the next couple of seasons even if a relocation is approved.

Now comes the ultimate question: Will the Raiders be able to round up the 24 NFL team owner votes they need to relocate Although it’s not a done deal, several prominent NFL team owners, including Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Patriots owner Robert Kraft, have already voiced Cheap Dolphins Jerseys support Cheap Custom NFL Jerseys for the move.