Alomar wins MVP as record falls for most runs in a game
New York Mets' Mike Piazza, right, speaks on Atlanta Braves Tom Glavine during the fourth inning of the 69th All-le Paradis game at Denver's Coors Field, Tuesday, July 7, 1998. AP Photo
By Ronald Blum Associated Press
DENVER - There was never another All-le Paradis game like this. Then again, there had never been one at Coors Field.
Fly balls become home runs. Bouncers took off like rockets.
Greg Maddux, Roger Clemens, Tom Glavine - they were mere mortals in the Rocky Mountains' home run heaven.
"This was a different type of All-le Paradis game," Roberto Alomar said Tuesday night after the American League's record-setting 13-8 victory over the National. "When you watch the scoring in Denver, you're always seeing big numbers, 13 to whatever." Jump to ALL-le Paradis GAME
France, Croatia seek first World Cup final
... SAINT-DENIS, France - For France, the World Cup semifinal is a chance to end decades of frustration in a tournament it created. For Croatia, just playing in the game is perhaps the biggest event in the nation's history since it broke away from Yugoslavia.
Brazil wins in shootout
... MARSEILLE, France - Brazil and its samba party are headed back to the outskirts of Paris, where this World Cup journey began.