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We have our first 'LeBron James might leave Cleveland' rumor

A league source told Ohio.com that James reportedly hasn't ruled out leaving Cleveland after this season. But that seems like a huge long shot.<p>We didn't even reach the new year before a rumor that LeBron James could leave Cleveland was published. Despite pledging his love for Cleveland when signing …

Could LeBron James Leave Cleveland Again?

He did it once, would he dare do it again? There’s a report out today saying LeBron James would leave Cleveland “if his hand is forced.”<p>Via Cleveland.com:<p>James, who turns 30 today, has no intention of compromising his prime years playing for a sputtering organization. He can opt out of his contract …

Watch NBA stars age before your eyes

NBA Stars: Then & Now<p>With LeBron James turning 30, let's take a look at how time has treated<p>some of the NBA's stars. Spoiler: Some have aged better …

Delivering Kevin Durant Could Be Kobe Bryant's Final Gift to Los Angeles Lakers

Kobe Bryant is winding his way through the end stages of a brilliant career, competing as fiercely as his 36-year-old body will allow. Delivering Kevin Durant to the Los Angeles Lakers could be a bittersweet parting gift.<p>Bryant’s current two-year contract lasts through the 2015-16 season. Durant’s …

Basketball

Dwyane Wade hopes Heat fans appreciate LeBron James on Christmas

Dwyane Wade hopes Heat fans won't boo LeBron James when he returns to Miami on Christmas.<p>LeBron James will return to Miami Thursday for the first time since leaving the Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers in July. How will Heat fans greet the man who brought them two NBA championships and four Finals …

NBA MVP POWER RANKINGS: Where The Top Players Stand After 8 Weeks

Using Player Efficiency Rating (PER, avg=15.00), Win Shares, and Wins Above Replacement (WAR), as well as team performance, we ranked the top players who can make a case for the MVP award so far.<p>After eight weeks, James Harden, Stephen Curry, and Anthony Davis are the favorites. But there are eight …

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Ethan Skolnick: Why LeBron James Always Felt Borrowed to the City of Miami

On Christmas Day, LeBron James will once again be "taking his talents" to South Beach. This time, he will be in a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform against the team he won two NBA titles and two MVPs with, the Miami Heat.<p>A villain from Day 1 in Miami, LeBron always came off as a high-priced luxury, …

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LeBron deserves warm Heat welcome

Last Thursday, the renowned Cleveland Orchestra held one of its annual Christmas concerts at beautiful Severance Hall, minutes away from Cleveland's …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Analysis

“You’ll find I’m full of surprises!”<p>The first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted earlier today. If you haven't seen it, rectify that …

Ben Affleck on the BATMAN V SUPERMAN and STAR WARS Hijinks

2014 NBA Offseason: Ranking the 10 Most Game-Changing Acquisitions

The 2014 NBA offseason was a rush of signings and rumors, no different than any other year. So now that the dust has settled to some degree, we can begin to see which signings will make the biggest impact on their team.<p>In order to better rank these offseason acquisitions I have decided to rank …

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LeBron: Kyrie our floor general

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- With two championships under his belt and the storybook factor of coming back home on his side, the presumption was that LeBron …

Ticket prices soar in Cleveland following LeBron James' return

Team has tried to keep prices relatively stable, but there's no denying the dollar signs are flying in Cleveland.<p>CNBC looked at the …

Basketball

Carmelo Anthony was 'angry' about last year, looks forward to triangle

Melo says he's been working out in part because of his excitement about next year, looks to move past 37-win disaster.<p>In an interview with ESPN New …

Basketball

What Do NBA Players Learn While Playing for Team USA?

Link to Media<p>CHICAGO — DeMarcus Cousins went down with a knee injury on the first day of Team USA’s stint in Chicago. But there was no way he was going to leave the team—there’s far too much value in the experience.<p>Megastars like Kevin Durant and LeBron James may not need to be here anymore. …

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LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, Usain Bolt Top SI's Fittest Athletes List

Link to Media<p>Professional athletes do their best to stay in shape to boost their performance. However, some do it better than others.<p><i>Sports Illustrated</i> put together a list that ranked the 50 fittest athletes in sports. It rated athletes on speed, strength, agility and endurance. Each category was …

Cristiano Ronaldo

Do Miami Heat Rebuild Around Dwyane Wade or in Spite of Him?

As a general principle, professional basketball teams shouldn't attempt to rebuild around 32-year-old shooting guards with mounting injury issues, declining skills and production that's long been on the ebb. Even if the player in question is Dwyane Wade.<p>The case against Wade is simple and …

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Big 3 Opting Out First Step in Rebuilding Miami Heat Super Team

Thanks to the concerted action of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, Phase One of the Miami Heat's offseason overhaul is complete.<p>Per Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com:<p>After agreeing to all opt out of their contracts together, Miami Heat stars LeBron James, Chris Bosh and …

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NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Potential Deals Around the League

Less picks and more players are flooding NBA trade rumors now that the draft has passed.<p>Of course, that doesn't necessarily make trades any less likely.<p>Here's the latest buzz on the trade block around the league.<p><b>Kevin Love to the Golden State Warriors</b><p>According to Diamond Leung of Bay Area News …

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Heat Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Retooling of Miami's Roster

Once the Miami Heat fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 NBA Finals, the writing was officially on the wall—this team needed to revive its roster.<p>Rumors began to spread like wildfire across the Web when LeBron James officially opted out of his contract.<p>Well, things heated up even more on …

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Dwyane Wade opts out, will be free agent; Bosh undecided

Miami Heat star opts out of contracts, will be free agents July 1 along with LeBron James.<p><b>More Offseason Analysis: Coaching changes, news | Free</b> …

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Report: LeBron James seeking max deal from Miami, plus roster upgrades

Heat star reportedly seeking max contract from Miami to re-sign on top of roster upgrades. How does that work?<p><b>More Offseason Analysis: Coaching</b> …

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Where will Heat's Bosh, Wade sign?

Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joined LeBron James and opted out of the final year of their contracts. Who will Wade and Bosh play for next season?<p>1. …

How Will Miami Heat Spend Record $55 Million Cap Space After Big 3 Opt Out?

Dominoes are dropping, and the wheels are officially in motion for the retooling—possibly rebuilding—Miami Heat.<p>LeBron James started the party earlier this week, opting out of the two years left on his contract with the four-time NBA finalists. Udonis Haslem followed suit Saturday, as reported by …

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Mike Trout Blasts 489-Foot Solo HR into Fountain in Kansas City

Every time you think Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout can't get any better, he goes and does something like this.<p>During Friday night's game against the Kansas City Royals, Trout hit a screamer to center field in the first inning. The ball went so far that it landed in the outfield fountain at …

Baseball

What NBA Team Would Carmelo Anthony Fit Best With?

With NBA free agency about to kick off, one of the most anticipated decisions will be coming from Carmelo Anthony.<p>Teams such as the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls, as well as others, are in the hunt for the superstar, but where would Anthony fit best?<p>Stu Jackson discusses where …

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Houston Rockets Positioning Themselves to Be Major Player for LeBron James

Link to Media<p>Free agency hasn't officially started, but the NBA-wide race for LeBron James is already on.<p>And the Houston Rockets may be winning.<p>When James decided to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat, he created a stir. Popular and informed opinions always had him exploring free agency, …

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Google Play Games nabs 100M users over last 6 months — and gets new features like Quests

Only a year old, Google Play Games is growing at rapid rate.<p>At its Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco today, the company revealed that developers and Android owners are all hopping aboard Google Play Games. The company introduced this connected platform at last year’s I/O, and since …

Report: Clippers want LeBron James; Blake Griffin's 'untouchable'

When someone asks if you want the best player in basketball, you say yes. But the Clippers are going 'eh' over the idea of parting with Blake Griffin.<p>…

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Kevin Durant thinks it's smart for LeBron James to opt out

WASHINGTON — Earlier this week LeBron James opted out of his contract, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. This means he can return to the Miami Heat or sign with a different team.<p>So what does 2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant think of this news?<p>“I don’t know what the big deal is,” …