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LeBron James campaigns with Clinton in Ohio

Hillary Clinton is pulling out the big guns for her final swing through the crucial battleground state of Ohio. Or at least the very, very tall ones.


In brief: Spurs rout Warriors in Kevin Durant’s debut

NBA: Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the San Antonio Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant’s long-awaited Warriors debut Tuesday with a 129-100 rout that sent Golden State fans …


In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals

NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …


Famous fan: LeBron James swinging with Indians in playoffs

LeBron James has traded teams this October. The Cavaliers superstar, who once wore a New York Yankees cap to a playoff game in Cleveland, is swinging hard for the Indians.


LeBron James puts pressure on Cavs to sign JR Smith

LeBron James didn’t hold back in weighing in on J.R. Smith’s contract impasse with the Cavaliers.


NBA refs to focus on groin hits, traveling

NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green’s suspension during the NBA Finals.


In brief: Sindelar leads US Senior Open after 2nd round

Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …


LeBron James agrees to three-year deal with Cavs

LeBron James is going to hang around home for a while.


LeBron James tells Sports Illustrated he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan’s accomplishments. Now he’s chasing “the ghost” of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.


NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

Former NBA great Nate Thurmond, a tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic sports figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with …


Digest: LeBron James leads call to end gun violence at ESPY Awards

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles when frivolity …


Dwyane Wade speaks out on racial violence, aims for change

All-Star guard Dwyane Wade said Saturday that he intends to try to find ways to stop racial violence, and that he has friends who are willing to commit to the …


LeBron a free agent after declining option on contract

LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.


Anthony, Thompson among 10 set for U.S. Olympic basketball

With LeBron James taking a pass, Carmelo Anthony alone will have a chance to become the most-decorated Olympian in men’s basketball history.


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Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

Cheered by a sea of wine-and-gold dressed fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers are parading as NBA champions.


LeBron blasts critics on social media after winning title

LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics.


James and Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7, 93-89

LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.


LeBron James wins NBA Finals MVP for 3rd time

By unanimous vote, LeBron James was selected as MVP of the title series, accepting his trophy from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after Cleveland beat Golden State 93-89 in Game 7 …


Warriors cap greatest Finals collapse with Game 7 loss

Stephen Curry tried to shake Kevin Love with a dribble and let loose with one of those long 3-pointers he seemed to make at every big moment this season. Instead …


LeBron James will come to play, without pressure of Cleveland title

Right near the start Saturday, LeBron James faced a question about whether his legacy might be riding on Game 7 of these NBA Finals. “No,” he said, straight-faced.


LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7

LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …


LeBron James, Cavaliers pushing for Game 7

LeBron James has watched “The Godfather” trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor – and revenge – soothe and motivate him. He can’t …


Warriors remain confident of winning second straight title

Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.


LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors

LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.


In the NBA Finals, the losses linger more than the wins

Falling just short after coming so far can be gut-wrenching, an experience that can haunt a player long after his days on the court are over.


Brian Schmitz: U.S. will hardly field Dream Team for Rio Olympics

This won’t be a reincarnation of The Dream Team. It won’t even be The First Team.


Stephen Curry scores 38 points as Warriors move closer to another NBA title

LeBron James said Game 4 was another “do-or-die” scenario for the Cleveland Cavaliers.


LeBron James, Kyrie Irving power Cavs past Warriors in Game 2

LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game …


Cavs’ Kevin Love out for Game 3 of NBA Finals with concussion

Kevin Love can’t help the Cleveland Cavaliers climb back into the NBA Finals just yet.


No strangers to adversity, Cavs have more of it in NBA Finals

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers know what’s being whispered – and sometimes shouted – at the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers play in the Eastern Conference, they say. They haven’t …