June 29, 2016

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LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron

LeBron James wanted to share the love with his hometown. One day after an estimated 1.3 million people attended a lovefest for the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers in downtown Cleveland, The Akron native had a celebration of his own in his hometown. An estimated 11,000 packed in and around Lock 3 on Thursday. Fire marshals Read More…

Cavs’ Thompson to sign autographs today

The afterglow of the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the 2016 NBA Finals will continue at 6 p.m. today when star forward-center Tristan Thompson appears at an autograph signing at the Macy’s at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Store officials said after Macy’s opens today at 10 a.m., the first 200 customers to make a Read More…

LeBron says ‘This is the happiest time of my life’ as team, fans celebrate Cavs’ title

The way Cavaliers general manager David Griffin sees it, “The Drive,” “The Shot” and “The Fumble” — all infamous plays in Cleveland’s pro sports history — now have been replaced by “The Block, “The Three” and “The ‘D’.” None of the million-plus people — some crowd estimates were as high as 1.3 million — at Read More…

Indians notes: Tribe gives hold sign to Brantley’s rehab

CLEVELAND — The Indians have hit the pause button on Michael Brantley’s rehabilitation program. The All-Star left fielder rejoined the Tribe prior to its Wednesday series finale against Tampa Bay, but will not resume physical activities until this weekend. One day earlier, Brantley received a cortisone injection to alleviate his right biceps tendinitis in Dallas. Read More…

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Ingraham: Cavs’ comeback, title, parade is the greatest (sports) story ever told

It’s the greatest story of our lives, and always will be. Sports story, that is. It’s the best. The greatest. Savor it. Don’t let go of it. Ever. If Cleveland’s your deal and you love sports, this is the pinnacle. We can say that for certain because in order to eclipse, or even match the Read More…

Thousands downtown already for Cavs parade

CLEVELAND — Thousands of people are downtown already, and thousands more are trying to get there, for the first championship parade in Cleveland Cavaliers history — and the first major sports title in Cleveland in 52 years. The public was encouraged to take public transportation, and seems to have heeded that advice in droves. The Greater Read More…

Cavs legend Joe Tait tuned into Finals victory

Once in his life, he had to pay attention to every intimate detail of the Cavaliers. Those days are in the past. Joe Tait, affectionately known by fans as the “voice of the Cavaliers,” was the radio play-by-play broadcaster for 38 years. The Medina County resident began the job during the Cavs’ inaugural year in Read More…

NBA champion Cavs, fans to pack Cleveland

Fans of Cleveland’s major pro sports teams waited 52 years for a championship and the ensuing victory parade. Now that both finally have arrived, surely they have enough patience to handle a few traffic jams and some possible parking hassles, right? With at least 800,000 — some estimates say as many as 1 million — Read More…

Cavs, city announce official parade information

CLEVELAND — The parade and rally honoring the Cavaliers for winning their first-ever NBA title — and the first major sports title for the city in 52 years — will start at 11 a.m. tomorrow. According to a release sent out by the Cavs and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, the parade of more than 60 units will Read More…

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Cavaliers, Cleveland fans enjoying the reign

An incoming 757 jet got a standing ovation from more than 10,000 people early Monday afternoon. Of course, all members of the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers were inside, fresh from a return trip from San Francisco that included a pit stop in Las Vegas for a little celebrating. When the plane touched down at Read More…