Tag Archives: Cleveland

What in the world is happening in Cleveland?

9:05 AM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers have quickly become the NBA’s best summer soap opera, complete with a front-office shake-up and a star player asking for a trade. So what’s going on with the defending Eastern Conference champions, who just last month finished a near-perfect run to the NBA Finals before falling to the Golden State Warriors? Our panel of experts breaks down who’s to blame for the Cavs’ already wild offseason. 1. How much is Kyrie Irving to blame? J.A. Adande, ESPN.com: 60 percent. If the situation works, the ...

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LeBron James leads Cleveland to historic comeback win

2:51 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — It was as rough of a first half as LeBron James has faced in his career, followed by as dramatic a comeback as the 70-year history of the NBA has ever seen. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point halftime hole to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 on Thursday and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. It was the largest halftime deficit overcome in the history of the NBA playoffs. Cleveland trailed by as many as 26 points early in the third quarter. The Cavs flipped ...

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Cleveland Ohio Facebook killer hunted by police

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police in Ohio are searching for a man who fatally shot a “random” victim and posted the footage on Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, later said in a separate video post that he had killed 13 people and was looking to kill more. Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams confirmed one killing but said they did not know of any other victims. Mr Williams said that “multiple forces” were looking for Mr Stephens, who “needs to turn himself in”. The victim has been identified ...

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Love expects to be in Cleveland 'for long time'

4:24 PM ET ESPN.com news services INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Kevin Love doesn’t believe the Cleveland Cavaliers will trade him. Despite weeks of rumors that the NBA champions have been in trade talks with the New York Knicks about a deal involving Carmelo Anthony for the All-Star forward, Love said Friday that he expects “to be here for a long time.” Love said he has grown accustomed to having his name in trade speculation and laughed when the rumblings of him landing in New York were mentioned to him following practice. ...

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Everybody could win a Jonathan Lucroy trade to Cleveland

2:54 AM ET Christina KahrlMLB Staff Writer Close ESPN.com MLB editor/writer BBWAA member since 2009 Co-founder and former executive editor of BaseballProspectus.com Now that we know that there’s an offer on the table and we wait for an answer overnight to the question whether or not Milwaukee Brewers star Jonathan Lucroy will accept a trade to the Cleveland Indians, let’s consider what everybody involved potentially gets out of the trade. Jonathan Lucroy would bring a lot more than great catch-and-throw skills to the Indians’ bid to win the AL Central. Harry ...

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Cavs fans and players take over Cleveland to celebrate

2:25 AM ET Rachel MarcusESPN Editor Close ESPN Editor Joined ESPN in 2013 Maryland native, Syracuse graduate So this is what a celebration 52 years in the making looks like. An estimated 1.3 million Cavs fans lined the streets in downtown Cleveland to celebrate the Cavaliers’ first NBA title, which is also Cleveland’s first title in any sport since 1964. And the city was packed to the max, as caught by those in attendance on social media. An estimated 1.3 million people enjoying #OneForTheLand. We love you, Cleveland. ❤ pic.twitter.com/y2buTJiAc5 ...

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LeBron: Love Cleveland, don't plan to leave

12:45 PM ET ESPN.com news services It’s been a while since LeBron James was an outcast in Cleveland, and he doesn’t intend to go back to those days. James, who can opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer, said Wednesday that he wants to stay with the Cavaliers. LeBron James arrives at the Quicken Loans Arena before the Cavaliers’ championship parade. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar “I love it here in Cleveland. I have no intentions of leaving,” James told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin ...

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Cleveland rocks: Fans toast Cavs with parade

12:13 PM ET CLEVELAND — LeBron James and the rest of the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are being honored with a parade downtown on Wednesday as the city celebrates its first major professional sports title since 1964. Hundreds of thousands of fans, some who had slept on sidewalks overnight to get a good view, are in attendance as they packed downtown Cleveland like never before, spilling off sidewalks into streets along the 1.3 mile route. Wow! pic.twitter.com/hpsq9EA7kB — Cleveland Police (@CLEpolice) June 22, 2016 The Cavaliers ended the city’s 52-year ...

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Witnesses: Thousands greet Cavs in Cleveland

2:31 PM ET CLEVELAND — LeBron James said he wanted to bring a championship trophy home to Cleveland. And that’s just what he did on Monday afternoon — literally. James and the Cavaliers arrived in Cleveland just after 12:30 p.m. ET to great fanfare at Hopkins International Airport. James, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words “Ultimate Warrior,” emerged from the plane with the Larry O’Brien Trophy in hand, causing thousands of fans in attendance to go crazy. LeBron James, born and raised in nearby Akron, stepped off a plane ...

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