5:39 PM EDT, Thu July 24, 2014

The LeBron James Redemption

Frank Caliendo channels Morgan Freeman from "The Shawshank Redemption" when reading LeBron James' letter discussing his return to Cleveland.

Miami Heat Blog | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

ASK IRA: Will loss of LeBron have Heat players digging deeper?

Q: Hey Ira, you always hear that the truly great players make their teammates better. Now, I'm not arguing with the Heat's success with LeBron James, but do you feel that he made anyone better? Seems like, at least stat-wise, many players did worse as the years went on. I know age/injury were responsible for some of that, but I'd like to get your thoughts. -- Jerry, Fort Lauderdale

CBS Sports

LeBron reportedly reached out to Kevin Love

Boomer and Carton discuss the report that LeBron James has reached out to Kevin Love in hopes to get him to join the Cavaliers.

Plain Dealer

Jail fight over LeBron James' return to Cleveland leaves confessed killer with broken nose (video)

Michael Milner, currently awaiting sentencing in the Erie County Jail, has his nose broken during an argument about LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a news report.

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron rejoices in LeBron James’ return, sheds animosity for 2010 departure from Cavs

When the news broke, Rob Barto ripped off his shirt and slipped on the No. 23 jersey he wore four years ago when Akron’s prodigal son left for Miami.Barto, a 27-year-old Strongsville resident, works at Geometry Global, an advertising agency with an office in Akron. He sat with co-workers at Brubaker’s Pub for a celebratory lunch Friday.He was wearing the jersey in downtown Cleveland in 2010 when James announced his decision to leave the Cavaliers.“It was anarchy,” he said. “I think it hurt a lot when he left. It devastated the region.“But it’s been awhile,” continued Barto,...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

LeBron breaks news he's returning to Cleveland with personal essay; Heat owner thanks star player

LeBron James broke the news of his decision on Friday with a personal essay published by SI.com and told by writer Lee Jenkins. James is going home to Cleveland and said the reason for returning to the Cavaliers and leaving...

Plain Dealer

LeBron James says he has 'no complaints' about free agency; meeting with Pat Riley reportedly set for Wednesday

Asked by The Associated Press how free agency was going, LeBron James said "no complaints." The entire exchange lasted about eight seconds. James, who has been relatively quiet while weighing his options, never broke stride.

Plain Dealer

How would the Cleveland Cavaliers look with LeBron James in the lineup? -- Terry Pluto

The Cavs were 19-21 with Luol Deng battling injuries when starting at small forward. How much of an impact would be made by LeBron James?


Social media creates wild day of LeBron James speculation

It was a bizarre day in NBA free agency. It started when news broke Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert's jet was flying to South Florida. It was first reported by Joe Lull of WKRK-FM 92.3. Gilbert quickly tweeted he was in his backyard in Michigan, enjoying the beautiful weather with his family.

Bulls Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Heat vault open to LeBron; Cavs' might not be

It likely never was the nightmare scenario some considered, considering how the breakup went down four years ago, but Wednesday's second day of NBA free agency offered another sign that the relationship between LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers might by irreparably broken.


Sixers Insiders: NBA Draft Preview

On today's Sixers Insiders, The Inquirer's Marc Narducci & Keith Pompey preview Thursday's NBA Draft and discuss how Joel Embiid's injury & LeBron James opting out in Miami may shake things up.