Good Morning: Mariano Rivera Doesn’t Want To Start The All-Star Game

Mariano Rivera would prefer not to start this year's All-Star Game, despite a push from fans to guarantee his appearance.


Darko Milicic's NBA career appears to be over. "No more chances," Milicic said. 


The Celtics and Clippers came to agreement on a deal that sends coach Doc Rivers to LA. Danny Ainge may take over Rivers' spot on the Celtics' bench. The NBA is unlikely to approve any subsequent trade between the two teams so long as KG is involved. 


The Minnesota Timberwolves are looking for a shooter.


Josh Johnson earned his first win of the season for the Toronto Blue Jays as they extend their winning streak to 11 games.


Justin Verlander is likely to skip the All-Star Game.


Nate Robinson talks after the UW Alumni game.


LeBron James talks to his haters.


Adrien Broner beat Pauli Malignaggi on Saturday, which made for a rather entertaining post-fight presser.




Big Sean's sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, is expected out on August 27th.


Bobby (Blue) Bland died at age 83 from an ongoing illness. Bland was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. You may recall his sample in Jay-Z's "Ain't No Love."


Wale and Sam Dew release a video for "Love Hate Thing" from Wale's The Gifted, out tomorrow.





Here are the basics in the George Zimmerman trial which begins today.


Twinkies will return to shelves on July 15th.


Seventy-five percent of Americans don't have enough in their savings to pay bills for the next six months.


Edward Snowden was last tracked booking a flight from Moscow to Havana, but was not on board, prompting speculation he may have been detained by Russian authorities at the request of the US government. He is reportedly on his was to Ecuador. China is rumored to have played a role in letting him leave Hong Kong.


Seventy percent of workers in the United States are disengaged with their jobs. 


Get ready: The Senate is preparing to pass an immigration bill this week. Expect someone to say something stupid. 





Nas remixed J. Cole's "Let Nas Down."

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