12:21 AM EDT, Fri July 01, 2016
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

LeBron James banner will stay on Sherwin-Williams' wall through the Republican National Convention and beyond

"In recognition of fan interest, the company will keep the now-famous LeBron James banner hanging from its global headquarters building," Sherwin-Williams announced early Tuesday.
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

LeBron James prevented from $200 million deal by quirk in NBA's bargaining agreement with players

A quirk in the CBA as it stands could prevent LeBron James from signing a five-year, $200 million deal next summer, which could impact the decision he makes on a contract now.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago

Where do LeBron James and Kyrie Irving go from here?

Now that Kyrie Irving has emerged as a supreme clutch player, LeBron James would like him to take the next steps professionally.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago

No reason to think LeBron James isn't here to stay -- Bud Shaw's You Said It

Cleveland sports fans wonder about LeBron James keeping his word and whether the Dalai Lama is a Cavs fan.
Chronicle-Telegram 22 hours ago

Cavaliers: LeBron James declines to pick up option — it’s just a formality — but has said he’ll remain in Cleveland

LeBron James is about to become an unrestricted free agent, but everyone can take a deep breath and relax. The Cavaliers small forward isn’t going anywhere — and he’s already said so. As was totally expected, James let the Wednesday deadline pass to pick up a player option on his contract that would have paid Read More... The post Cavaliers: LeBron James declines to pick up option — it’s just a formality — but has said he’ll remain in Cleveland appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 29, 2016
LeBron James set to become free agent, weighs contract options with Cavs

LeBron James set to become free agent, weighs contract options with Cavs

LeBron James will become a free agent on July 1, but is expected to return to the Cavaliers. The only question is the type of contract he signs.James had until Wednesday at midnight to pick up the option year on his contract for next season, but as expected, he will instead become a free agent, according to multiple reports. That’s only to maximize his earning power, since he made it clear during the Cavs’ parade last week that he wants to remain in Cleveland.James can sign his patented one-year deal with a player option for another season and earn about $27.5 million next season, or he...

LeBron James opts out, but has no plans to leave Cavaliers

James’ decision to go year to year has allowed him to maintain flexibility while keeping pressure on the Cavs‘ ownership to continue to add quality players. The Cavs, who overcame a 3-1 deficit to beat the Warriors for their first title and end Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought, have Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love under contract for three more seasons and forward Tristan Thompson for four. Before a massive celebration parade last week, James told reporters he’s coming back to try for a repeat title. Crabbe, a Cal alum, averaged a career-high 10.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2...
News-Herald Jun 29, 2016
LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1, but he intends to re-sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1, but he intends to re-sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James is set to become a free agent on July 1, but Cavaliers fans should not fret. He has no plans to take his talent anywhere else.James, as expected, has decided to decline his 2016-17 player option -- the third straight season he has exercised this tactical move. He is turning down $24 million, but will make $27.
Hot Hot Hoops Jun 29, 2016

Watch Miami Heat's LeBron play against Cleveland Cavs' LeBron

The ultimate "what if?": which version of LeBron James would win? https://youtu.be/YfKUtAurpcY

Longtime defensive lineman Cory Redding retires

Cory Redding, a defensive lineman who has played in the NFL since 2003, announced his retirement today. The 35-year-old Redding, who was released by the Cardinals in April, wrote on Twitter that he is leaving the game Ive played for 23 years. Redding played 12 games for the Cardinals last season. His most memorable moment

Report: Utah making point guard Trey Burke available in trades

They have Dante Exum and George Hill at the point.

Justin Hunter: There’s another level I have to reach

Earlier this week, we shared Titans wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckhams feeling that he had a good offseason after coach Mike Mularkey pushed the teams receiving group to step up their games. Green-Beckham isnt the only holdover with room to do more. Theres also 2013 second-round pick Justin Hunter, who ended last season on injured reserve
Plain Dealer Jun 29, 2016

Intrigue in what kind of contract LeBron James signs with Cavs, not in 'if'

LeBron James declined his $24 million player's option with the Cavs Wednesday to become a free agent. He'll return to the team next season to defend the title, but there is intrigue in which kind of contract James signs in July.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 29, 2016
LeBron James set to become free agent, weighs contract options with Cavs

LeBron James set to become free agent, weighs contract options with Cavs

LeBron James will become a free agent on July 1, but is expected to return to the Cavs. The only question is the type of contract he signs. James had until Wednesday at midnight to pick up the option year on his contract for next season, but as expected, he will instead become a free agent, according to multiple reports. That’s only to maximize his earning power, since he made it clear during the Cavs’ parade last week that he wants to remain in Cleveland. James can sign his patented one-year deal with a player option for another season and earn about $27.5 million next season, or he...

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