Nikita Kucherov makes mockery of All-Star Weekend; Here’s to Devin Hester; The Royals are finally spending?

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There’s a fallacy out there that any All-Star Game is “for the fans.” That idea flew out the window long ago, especially for the NBA and NHL. The All-Star Game is merely a junket for the league’s biggest sponsors to get the chance to hobnob with the game’s top stars, a reward for their support of the league and more importantly the money they provide. Oh, and it’s also a chance for the players to get drunk with each other for a couple nights, which along with various contract bonuses, is what they’re really interested in. Most of the tickets are held for sponsors and whoever else is connected to them. – Sam Fels Read More

Source: https://deadspin.com/nikita-kucherov-bobby-witt-jr-mlb-nhl-devin-hester-1851243132

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