Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

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).

Rejoining the Cavs is a business decision and a personal one, made by James for his own reasons, just as he has every right to do. But then a weird thing happened. Below, Drew Magary on how media folk ate it all up, praising James not so much for his choice, but for how he went about it with the media in mind.


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