Allstar game dating at break time
“It’s a conversation that can’t happen with one but multiple conversations, and I was looking forward to getting away from the game and exhale a bit and evaluate my situation,’’ Anthony said. “It was a downer,’’ Anthony added of getting the invite, having said Wednesday he would have declined the offer if not for CBA bylaws. I can’t get my refund back.’’ His trade kicker easily would make up for the lost money.
Asked how important the no-trade clause was, Anthony said, “I really didn’t come here to talk about my no-trade clause, [but] it was negotiated.’’ Anthony said he has accepted his no-vacation fate and still is looking forward to Sunday’s extravaganza after his family told him to “enjoy the moment.’’ “I’m still excited about it,” Anthony said. It’s good to see the support from my peers with everything handed me I’ve had to deal with.
Major League Baseball's All-Star festivities will begin Sunday at Marlins Park in Miami and run through Tuesday, when the National League and American League duke it out in the 88th Midsummer Classic.
Unlike years past, the 2017 edition of the MLB All-Star Game won't determine home-field advantage for the World Series, based on the terms of the league's updated collective bargaining agreement.
The 2017 NHL All-Star game, the 62nd installment of the event, will continue the unique four-team format the league started last year.