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Morning Coffee! All-Star Balloting Drawing To A Close

Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans!Let's get started with our first look at the regional sports scene.

2011 AL All-Star Voting: Five Yankees Lead At Their Positions: As they have from the beginning of the fan balloting, Curtis Granderson, Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter and Russell Martin are holding down starting spots for the American League. Martin, though, is facing a challenge from Detroit's Alex Avila.

Yankees Rout Brewers Behind Swisher, Teixeira: New York proved to be a rude host to visiting Milwaukee.

2011 MLB NL All-Star Voting: Jose Reyes Ready To Run Into The Lead: The Mets shortstop is closing in on Troy Tulowitzki in fan balloting to determine will start at shortstop for the National League.

Mets 14, Tigers 3: Grand Offensive Performance: Jason Bay and Carlos Beltran each hit grand slams as the Mets overpowered Detroit.

Patrick Ewing: Is He NBA Head-Coaching Material?: Ewing, the former Knicks star, is one of five potential candidates for the vacant Detroit Pistons' head coaching gig.

Devils Head Toward Free Agency Without A Head Coach: New Jersey CEO/GM Lou Lamoriello is taking his time -- really, really taking his time -- finding a coach for the Devils.

Report: MetLife Near Deal For Naming Rights To New Meadowlands Stadium: The deal would reportedly put $17 million annually into the pockets of the Jets and Giants.

Marshon Brooks: Nets' Top Pick Says 'I'm Ready To Go': New Jersey's top pick makes the media rounds.

Red Bulls Advance In U.S. Open Cup With 2-1 Victory: Red Bull Arena was almost empty, coach Hans Backe fielded a lineup heavy with reservers and the Red Bulls fell behind, 1-0. They pulled out a 2-1 victory, though, advancing to the U.S. Open Cup finals.