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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

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

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

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

Spurs players, executives remain close with those who left for Cleveland

Mike Monroe from Express-News writes – “Before Tony Parker played a minute for Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, he had to prove himself to assistant Mike Brown. “He was my first coach in the summer league,” Parker recalled of his first

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.

Former Spartan Snow mentoring Brown

The Lansing State Journal has a nice article about how former Spartan Eric Snow is mentoring former Spartan Shannon Brown. Both players are on the Cleveland Cavaliers, but Brown hasn’t seen any playing time this postseason while Snow, a 12-year

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