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Today's LeBron Cover Of The New York Times Sports Section Is Awesome

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LeBron James, you might have heard, announced that he would return to Cleveland, a not insignificant transaction in the sports world. In reporting the news on Saturday, The New York Times went with a white-space heavy front page that is visually striking and clever.

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It's a twist on the usual transactions page. Today, it's not buried in the middle of the paper with the box scores and sports TV schedule; it's front and center, and the only transaction anyone cared about Friday—sorry, Jeff Francis-to-the-Yankees—and probably since the NBA Finals ended, is highlighted.

[PeterLattman]

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