Cespedes wins the Derby again...Wainwright vs. Hernadez in All-Star matchup

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Associated Press

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 1:05 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes (yoh-EHN'-ehs SEHS'-peh-dehs) is the first back-to-back winner of the Home Run Derby since Ken Griffey Jr. did it in 1998-99. Cespedes defeated Cincinnati's Todd Frazier with a 9-1 advantage in the final round.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)— Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals, who's 12-4 with a major league-leading 1.83 ERA, will be the starting pitcher for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star game. Opposing him will be King Felix, better known as Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners, who's 11-2 on the season with a 2.12 ERA.

HOYLAKE, England (AP)— Defending champion Phil Mickelson will be paired with Masters champ Bubba Watson and fan favorite Ernie Els in Thursday's first round of the British Open, the third major of the pro golf season. Tiger Woods, who has been stuck at 14 majors since 2008, is making his return to major championship play after missing the Masters and U.S. Open due to back surgery.

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP)— You could see this one coming. Luiz Felipe Scolari is out as Brazil's soccer coach following the Brazilians' disappointing fourth place finish in the World Cup, which included a 7-1 thrashing to eventual champion Germany in the semifinals.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts. Jimmy Haslam says he didn't know about the scheme.

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