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Matt Harvey, 'tough as nails,' rises to stardom

Armed with a 98-mph fastball and a growing portfolio of modeling photos, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey will take to a familiar mound under brighter lights today at Citi Field as the National League starter for the All-Star Game. Harvey's All-Star start in New York might be coincidental. But the 24-year-old's emergence as a superstar — in a city for which he seems tailor-made — is not. (USA Today)


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