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As he turns 32, LeBron James savors ‘magical’ ride in 2016

Not everyone wants 2016, month after month of messy moments and mayhem, to end. For LeBron James, it was a charmed year.


The king of 2016: LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

LeBron James ended Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought in 2016 and capped his big year by being named AP’s Male Athlete of the Year. James beat out Olympic stars Michael Phelps …


NBA roundup: Pistons rout Cavaliers 106-90 while LeBron James rests

Tobias Harris scored 21 points to help the Detroit Pistons snap a five-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-90 on Monday night while LeBron James sat out resting.


Irving clutch against Warriors again as Cavs win 109-108

With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …


LeBron James producing Muhammad Ali documentary for HBO

King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.


LeBron, Cavs teammates not staying at Trump New York hotel

The Cavaliers have made other arrangements for players who do not want to stay at a New York hotel branded by President-elect Donald Trump.


President Barack Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers

President Barack Obama says you learn a lot about people when they’re down, and he isn’t talking about an election. Obama is honoring the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers for rallying from …


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.


UPDATED: Wed., June 22, 2016

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.