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Cleveland, LeBron, and the Evolution of Collective Shame

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Richey Piiparinen

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.

LeBron Announces Another Decision

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers and back to his old jersey number. Shortly after announcing that he was returning to the Cav...

In Returning to the Cavaliers, LeBron James Exemplifies Two Rare Leadership Qualities

Shayne Hughes | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Shayne Hughes

If we had more leaders embodying this leadership mindset, we'd be well on our way to creating a better future.

No Blockbuster Wiggins Trade ... For At Least 30 Days

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a...

LeBron Asks For Forgiveness With Cupcakes

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Sports

LeBron James knows the key to his neighbors' forgiveness: cupcakes. Throughout the days leading up to James' "Decision 2.0," it had been somewhat ...

They've Got LeBron, But Now Cleveland Seeks MVP Entrepreneurs

Daryl Rowland | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Daryl Rowland

Where Los Angeles can be said to be about beauty and fame, or New York about ambition or talent, Northeast Ohio has a long history of manufacturing and celebrating the excellence and hard work required to make or do things well.

Lebron James vs. the World

Susie Sampson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Lebron's return to Ohio was far more important then literally the one thing the REST OF THE WORLD cares most about: soccer (futbol). Gotta love 'murica;)

LeBron Needs Your Help For His Next Decision

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

LeBron James faces another decision. This time he seems to want help from his fans before making a choice. After deciding to return to the Clevela...

'Just Rumors'

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning...

POLL: Should The Cavs Trade Andrew Wiggins For Kevin Love?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Landing LeBron James would be enough to make any team's offseason a success. But the Cleveland Cavaliers might not be done making moves just yet. Even...

LeBron James and the Return of the Role Model

A. B. Wilkinson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices
A. B. Wilkinson

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.

LeBron James Transcends Superstar Athletic Profile

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

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.

WATCH: Andrew Wiggins Shows Off His Pregame Dunk Flare

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers fans might have a pair of stars to watch put on a pregame dunk show. It doesn't look like rookie Andrew Wiggins is going to need L...

Carmelo's Decision

Bobby Elliott | Posted 07.13.2014 | Sports
Bobby Elliott

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.

LeBron James: The Dark Knight Returns

Colin Liotta | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Colin Liotta

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.

The New York Times Won The LeBron Sweepstakes

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

There were expressions of love and loss splashed across the front pages of newspapers in Ohio and Florida, respectively, after LeBron James announced ...

The Prodigal Son

Joe Singh | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Joe Singh

This is and isn't about LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. This is about a man growing up and breaking free. To understand the magnitude of LeBron's decision, we need to examine the Decision.

Why LeBron Wanted to Go Home

Judy Farah | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Judy Farah

There was shock and surprise as Twitter blew up around 12:30 p.m. EDT on Friday as LeBron James announced his much-awaited decision via Sports Illustrated "I'm Coming Home." I was not surprised at all. I totally understood. Where you grew up is part of your soul.

The 11 Primal Reasons You Love Lebron James Now

Joe Boyd | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Joe Boyd

The big problem is that Lebron made choices in 2010 that ignited the anger on both sides. Those who worshipped him felt betrayed. Those who were jealous of him were proved to be right. Everyone got to hate him. And that felt good for a while.

LeBron James Going Home Gives Cleveland New Hope

Jovan Alford | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
Jovan Alford

It's the kid from Akron's turn to help his hometown out. This will be fun to watch for the next few years as we again watch LeBron transition into another point in his life.

Clevelanders Celebrate LeBron's Return

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

The Indecision has turned into The Jubilation for Cleveland Cavaliers fans, as LeBron James announced his return to the struggling franchise after fou...

LOOK: LeBron Welcomed 'Home' With Amazing Newspaper Cover

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

When you're LeBron James, you can go home again. The Akron native announced that he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers and "coming home" to ...

King James Goes Home

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

At 29 years old, LeBron James is the biggest superstar in the world. Yet this kid from Northeast Ohio, who had a difficult childhood, is a doting father, a loving husband and a wonderful son. His Akron roots run deep.

WATCH: LeBron's Return Seemed Too Good To Be True For Cleveland Radio Host

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

Believe it, Cleveland. LeBron James is coming back. That news seemed a bit too good to be true when it first broke on Friday for at least one host...

Welcome Home, Lebron

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

We have come to believe that sports professionals are disconnected from real life, that they seek only short-term profits and, as mercenaries for hire, they will play wherever the money is best and the lights shine the brightest. Could it really be that some professional athletes have a heart as well?