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The All-Star Game rosters were finalized on Monday and 26 of the 66 players on the squads for next Tuesday's game in Cincinnati will be first-timers. The Kansas City Royals will have the most players in the contest with six, as relief pitchers Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis were added to the AL roster to join Kansas City starters Salvador Perez, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain. Angels slugger Albert Pujols was selected and will start at first base for the American League in place of the injured Miguel Cabrera.

Starting pitchers chosen for the American League team were Tampa Bay's Chris Archer, Oakland's Sonny Gray, Seattle's Felix Hernandez, Houston's Dallas Keuchel, Detroit's David Price and Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox. The New York Yankees' Dellin Betances, Tampa Bay's Brad Boxberger, Baltimore's Zach Britton, Baltimore's Darren O'Day and the Minnesota Twins' Glen Perkins were named as the other relievers. Washington's Max Scherzer, Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole, the Dodgers' Zack Greinke, Atlanta's Shelby Miller, the New York Mets' Jacob deGrom, San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner, St. Louis' Michael Wacha and Pittsburgh's A.J. Burnett are the starting pitchers on the National League team, while the relievers for the Senior Circuit will be St. Louis' Trevor Rosenthal, Pittsburgh's Mark Melancon, Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman, the Philadelphia Phillies' Jonathan Papelbon and the Milwaukee Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez.

Fans will select between Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw, St. Louis starter Carlos Martinez, Cincinnati starter Johnny Cueto, Mets reliever Jeurys Familia and Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the Final Man on the NL side. Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts, Detroit outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier and Kansas City first baseman Mike Moustakas are the final vote ballot for the AL.


Women's quarterfinal play will take place today at Wimbledon. Serena Williams will continue her quest for a calendar-year Grand Slam and a fourth straight major championship against Victoria Azarenka. Maria Sharapova will meet American Coco Vandeweghe and another American, Madison Keys, will play 2012 Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska. The remaining quarterfinal will feature Timea Bacsinszky against Garbine Muguruza.

Just one men's singles match is on the schedule, as Novak Djokovic will continue his fourth-round encounter against Kevin Anderson. The two split the first four sets, as Anderson won the first two before the defending Wimbledon champion rallied to even it. Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka were among the fourth-round winners on Monday.


The Memphis Grizzlies have come to terms with all-star center Marc Gasol on a five-year deal worth $110 million, according to multiple reports. The deal, which cannot be finalized until July 9, includes a player option after the fourth year. Gasol, who was born in Spain but grew up in Memphis during older brother Pau's tenure with the Grizzlies, has spent his entire seven-year career with the Grizzlies and developed into one of the league's elite two-way players. The 2013 Defensive Player of the Year and two-time All-Star averaged a career-best 17.4 points and added 7.8 rebounds per game last season, landing him a spot on the All-NBA First Team.

The San Antonio Spurs will sign forward David West to a veteran's minimum deal, according to multiple reports Monday. The deal, which can not be signed until July 9 when the league's free agency moratorium period ends, would be worth $1.49 million next season. West, 34, averaged 11.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 66 games last season with the Indiana Pacers. Spurs guard Manu Ginobili says he is returning for the 2015-16 NBA season. "Happy to announce that I'm coming back next season," Ginobili tweeted Monday. Ginobili, who will turn 38 on July 28, has spent his entire 13-year NBA career with the Spurs, who drafted him in the second round in 1999.


Rory McIlroy might not be around to defend his British Open title next week at St. Andrews because of an ankle injury. The world's top-ranked golfer said Monday he was hurt while playing soccer on Saturday and posted a picture of himself on Instagram with his left foot in a walking boot. McIlroy did not give a timetable for a potential return, but said he ruptured an ankle ligament and is continuing "to assess extent of injury and treatment play day by day."

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