Sportswriters Are Obsessed With LeBron's "Maturity"

There was a curious paternalist bent to the LeBron James commentary today, maybe best typified by these two odd Woj tweets, with pundits pushing the idea that going to Cleveland was the correct, grown-up decision (thereby implicitly painting Miami as some four-year lark on the part of a spoiled child). » 7/11/14 7:53pm Yesterday 7:53pm

The Cavs Are The First Team In Over 25 Years To Have Four No. 1 Picks

With the addition of LeBron James, and assuming that no one is traded from now until the first game (which is obviously not a certainty), the Cleveland Cavaliers will become the first NBA team in more than 25 years to have four number one draft picks playing on the same team. » 7/11/14 6:26pm Yesterday 6:26pm

LeBron James Tells The Sports World Exactly What It Wants To Hear

Shortly after LeBron James announced via Sports Illustrated that he was heading back to Cleveland, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski fired off this tweet, which, given the stature of his pronouncements at times like this, had the general air of a collective verdict: » 7/11/14 5:46pm Yesterday 5:46pm

LeBron's Team Requested Extra Police At His Home For Announcement

Remember all the way back to yesterday, when police cars were spotted outside LeBron James's home, leading to all sorts of frenzied speculation? As it turns, the presence of those officers actually wasn't a coincidence—his team requested extra off-duty officers for the Bath, Ohio spread specifically for Thursday and… » 7/11/14 5:21pm Yesterday 5:21pm

Cleveland Cavs Owner Who Snagged LeBron Just Invested in Rap Genius

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert must have the hot hand. The Comic Sans-loving billionaire just won the dramatic toss up for LeBron James. Gilbert also boxed out other investors for a spot in a new round of funding for Rap Genius that is worth $40 million. Backing braggarts, it seems, is now an investment… » 7/11/14 5:03pm Yesterday 5:03pm

How Vacant World Cup Stadiums Could Be Turned Into Housing

The World Cup ends this weekend, leaving Brazil with the heady task of deciding what, exactly, to do with the 12 stadiums that were built or converted for games. Two architects have published a proposal to convert the stadiums into something Brazil desperately needs: Affordable housing. » 7/11/14 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm