LeBron James is back in Cleveland. Carmelo Anthony has returned to New York. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have finally made it to the NBA. After such an exciting, entertaining and simply ridiculous summer, we are now inching toward the regular season.
Like Lebron James, the NBA appears dedicated to setting a proper example. Like Johnny Football, the NFL has continually skirted responsibility for its actions and realities.
In many ways LeBron is an embodiment of the next generation of Cleveland and the Rust Belt. His return epitomizes possibility. The beauty of cities and societies is that they are constantly evolving.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Teens go through a difficult, sometimes torturous dance deciding who they are, what they stand for and who they're destined to be. But young LeBron James was different.
Retaining Wiggins wouldn't be wasting the remainder of LeBron's prime -- it just might be what extends it.
If you are a Timberwolves fan, you should be on board for Wiggins to Minneapolis because he could become the new face of the franchise. With Love being traded, you lose a franchise player but gain one in the process.
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The ESPYS is more than a celebration of athletic achievement. It's a gathering of athletes and entertainers who band together in utilizing their collective platforms to fight against cancer in hopes of finding a cure for it.
His time in Los Angeles will influence Asian Americans, particularly male youth, in countless ways (not to mention those jersey sales.) All eyes will be on the California native, to see what he'll do for Los Angeles.
We need to get rid of this idea that African American men need to constantly show deference to avoid vilification. This idea is deeply connected to the expectations held of African Americans both in slavery and the Jim Crow South.
I like LeBron's choice this time for many of the same reasons you might like it, but I have another very good reason for liking it. James, perhaps unwittingly, has gotten out of the engineering business.
The decision of LeBron James to return to Cleveland to finish his NBA career and his eloquent rationale will elevate him to the pantheon of American heroes. This strikes a dramatic blow to the "money is everything" mentality that has permeated sports.
The nation has largely decided to paint Carmelo Anthony, an easy target already, as a villain because we've been unable to paint LeBron James as one.
Love him or hate him, LeBron James's announcement transcends the world of sports. And, when looking at his life and career, it is hard not to think of him as the NBA's version of Batman.