NBA finals financially boost Cleveland

AM.R. KROPKO Associated Press Writer  tells us:  A hand-painted message on the window at Flannery’s Pub says it all: “We Believe.” Fans have faith in the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are playing the franchise’s first NBA finals. But pub manager Christine Connell also believes dollars and brews are about to flow as fast as a LeBron […]

Strickland bears witness

Mark Naymik writes for Cleveland.Com: In Cleveland’s version of the Gospel of the Chosen One, it is fitting that an Ohio preacher have a role.  Gov. Ted Strickland bears witness to the beauty of the giant LeBron James banner, which he vowed will stay put. Gov. Ted Strickland, an ordained Methodist minister, pledged Wednesday to […]

Cavaliers’ James ready to go global

Kevin Ding, Register columnist for the NBA writes: The globe is ready. Wouldn’t it be great if the icon is, too? LeBron James’ goal is to become a “global icon.” With 205 countries watching live on TV and Nike geared up with its reverential “We Are All Witnesses” ad campaign, James takes his first explosive […]

Kobe Bryant should learn from Cavalier attitude

Paul Oberjuerge from the LA Daily News Writes: Hello, Kobe? You may have missed this, while doing a talk-radio interview or updating your Web site with The Real Story on Shaq’s Lakers demise. (It was all Jerry Buss’ doing; now it can be told.) Anyway, there’s this thing going on in the playoffs. LeBron James […]

Hughes Doubtful

Cleveland guard Larry Hughes is doubtful for Tuesday’s Eastern Conference finals Game 4 in Cleveland. Hughes suffered a strain of the left foot plantar fascia during the first quarter of Game 3 Sunday. He was re-evaluated by team physician Dr. Richard Parker at The Cleveland Clinic this morning. An MRI was performed with the result […]

Pistons Stop Cavs – Game 1

The Detroit Pistons beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 79-to-76 in the opening game of the Eastern Conference finals.  Time was running out at the Palace when Cleveland star LeBron James drove and dished to Donyell Marshall, but he missed a wide-open three-pointer with five-point-nine seconds left. Chauncey Billups chased down the long rebound of Marshall’s miss […]