May 25, 2016

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Cavaliers Commentary: LeBron James is the best, and therefore gives Cleveland real shot to win it all

Sixteen wins. That’s all the Cavaliers need to win a world championship and put an end to our long civic nightmare. The World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. How’s that sound? Yeah, I know. The World Champion Golden State Warriors sounds more like it, but as the playoffs began the Cavs and the Warriors both had zero Read More…

Noland: Cavs’ championship path won’t be easy … but the first round should be

Reggie Jackson — the Detroit Pistons point guard, not the prodigious home run hitter — must have been feeling like Mr. April the other day. “I don’t want to fight Goliath’s homeboy or little brother,” he said earlier this week. “I want to fight Goliath.” Jackson and the eighth-seeded Pistons (44-38) will get their wish Read More…

Jim Ingraham: Steph Curry is an amazing player and a worthy MVP, but give me LeBron James any day of the week

Steph Curry will win the MVP Award in the NBA this year, and it might even be unanimous. Curry is the biggest star on basketball’s best team, maybe even its greatest team. Ever. The Warriors are at least in the discussion. The Warriors are rock stars, round-ball royalty and the Globetrotters all rolled into one. Read More…

Jim Ingraham: Warriors or Spurs? Pick your poison, Cavs

In the history of Cleveland sports, has there ever been a season like this Cavaliers season? No. Certainly not under the current playoff format in all sports, whereby, even if you reach the playoffs, you still have to successfully wind your way through multiple levels of them in order to play for the big prize. Read More…

Photographer recognized for winning shot

It was a moment in time snapped in less than a second. Dave Richard didn’t know what he had when the shutter closed on his camera. That’s the job of a highly sought-after contract photographer. He takes more than a thousand images a game as quickly as possible and gets them into the hands of Read More…

The camera’s always watching, and athletes must adjust to it

When LeBron James pulls into the parking lot at Quicken Loans Arena, there are cameras waiting. They follow him into the arena, record him walking down the hall to the locker room. They are there when he’s changing into his uniform. They are there in the huddles during timeouts and there during the halftime meetings Read More…

LeBron hurting after loss, despite Cavs’ bright future

CLEVELAND — There was a time early Wednesday morning, shortly before 1:30 a.m., when LeBron James wondered out loud if it was all worth it. The Cavaliers had just lost 105-97 to the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena, and a mentally and physically exhausted Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, June 17

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Six California balcony collapse victims had lives ahead of them A group of Irish and Irish-American young men and women were enjoying their last blast summer in the U.S. before cracking down with college and careers. 2. Read More…

Cavaliers’ run ends as Warriors hit big shots, win NBA title

CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors scratched a 40-year itch Tuesday night. The Cavaliers have now gone 45 seasons without a title, while the city of Cleveland remains at 51 and counting when it comes to a major pro sports championship. Taking advantage of huge runs in the first and third periods, the Warriors won Read More…

Cavaliers can’t match Warriors’ long-range prowess

CLEVELAND — It was a tale of two 3-point arcs. While Golden State’s “Splash Brothers” added a few more members to the family, Cleveland was flailing miserably from long distance. The Warriors connected 13 times on a whopping 34 3-point attempts, and the Cavs made only six of 26 attempts — numbers aided by J.R. Read More…