Durant Powers Warriors Over Cavaliers for NBA Title

Oakland (AFP) – Sparked by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors won their fifth NBA title Monday, beating Cleveland 129-120 to capture the NBA Finals for the second time in three seasons.

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Cavs PG Kyrie Irving: ‘The Earth Is Flat’

Cleveland Cavaliers all-star point guard Kyrie Irving believes Earth is flat. Irving reasoned on the recent “Road Trippin’” podcast that his skepticism of what is taught in schools stems from the “many holes” in our history. A partial transcript of

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LeBron James Named AP Male Athlete of Year

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland’s streets, surrounding the convertible that he and his family were riding in. This wasn’t supposed to happen.

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LeBron James left the Miami Heat in 2014 to join the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James Will Not Join Anti-American Anthem Protest

Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James vows to not join San Francisco 49ers second-string quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s “Star Spangled Banner” protests and intends to stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem during the 2016-17 basketball season.

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Barack Obama Attends Bulls-Cavaliers Opener

On Tuesday, Barack Obama, always eager to increase his ubiquitous presence with an appearance on TV, attended the season opener between the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers in Chicago, offering trenchant analysis of the NBA on TNT.

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NBA Finals Drawing Biggest Audience in 17 Years

The NBA Finals has returned to the halcyon years when series games drew an average of twenty million viewers, a number not seen since 1998, when the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan defeated the Utah Jazz while 29 million people watched.

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