June 27, 2016

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Believe it! Cavs beat Warriors in Oakland for first NBA title

OAKLAND, Calif. — 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. James delivered on a promise from two years ago to bring a championship to his native northeast Ohio, and he and the Cavs became the first team to rally Read More…

Commentary: Cleveland fans crying tears of joy this time

Marla Ridenour Akron Beacon Journal OAKLAND, Calif. — I will cry for LeBron James, that “just a kid from Akron” accepted the daunting challenge of ending Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought and was able to deliver. I will cry for Earnest Byner and Carl Hairston, for Brian Sipe and Bob Golic. For Omar Vizquel and Mike Read More…

Commentary: Game 7 offers the ultimate high … or low

Game 7. There’s no more after this one. This is it. This is Game 7. The end game. History happens in a Game 7. History IS a Game 7. People who don’t even care about the game or about the sport will watch a Game 7, just because it is Game 7. The end game. Read More…

A King-sized opportunity: LeBron James, Cavaliers can make history with win over Warriors, end Cleveland’s title drought

Like the 1997 Indians, who lost Game 7 of the World Series to the Florida Marlins, the Cavaliers are on the doorstep. All that remains is to beat the defending champion Golden State Warriors, who are 50-4 at home this season, in Game 7 of the NBA Finals tonight at 8 at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. Read More…

Cavs notes: Warriors guard and NBA MVP Steph Curry expects to meet expectations, play the game of his career

Asked Saturday if he had spoken with two-time league MVP Steph Curry since Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiled and said, “We just tweet back and forth.” Curry, who fouled out and was ejected from Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, was also lighthearted at Oakland’s Oracle Arena Read More…

LeBron putting together another epic Finals performance

CLEVELAND — LeBron James has 181 points, 68 rebounds, 51 assists, 16 steals and 13 blocks through six games of the NBA Finals. Those are averages of 30.2, 11.3, 8.5, 2.67 and 2.17. All are tops in the series not only for the Cavaliers — he’s tied with Tristan Thompson in rebounding — but also Read More…

Warriors’ Kerr, Curry fined for Game 6 antics

Steve Kerr cried foul, Steph Curry fouled out, threw his mouthpiece and got ejected and Ayesha Curry took to Twitter. Other than that, there wasn’t a lot of news from the Golden State Warriors following their 115-101 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which set up a winner-take-all Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, June 17

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Orlando nightclub massacre reverberates in Puerto Rico The killings of 49 people early Sunday has been felt particularly hard in the U.S. island territory because so many victims were either born there or were just a generation Read More…

The Morning Hit–6/17/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Back to Cali! “Two of the best words Read More…

For Cavs fans at The Q, it was best ending possible

CLEVELAND — The only thing we knew for sure was that it was the last home game of the season. The next time the Cavaliers were going to play at Quicken Loans Arena, it was going to be in the 2016-17 preseason. So Cleveland fans came out in droves for Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Read More…