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Clumsy words tarnish the LeBron brand

Clumsy words tarnish the LeBron brand

By TIM DAHLBERG LeBron James had time, and plenty of it, to figure out how best to answer the questions he knew were coming. Long days in hotel rooms in China and a long flight home gave him every chance to carefully craft a response to a controversy he had no part in making but…More

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark’s infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans still in the stands. Who would…More

LeBron James no longer King James for Hong Kong protesters

LeBron James no longer King James for Hong Kong protesters

By JOHN LEICESTER HONG KONG (AP) — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James’ face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn. James’ standing among basketball fans in…More

Atlanta Gladiators – Jerry James & Ira Liebman

Atlanta Gladiators – Jerry James & Ira Liebman

There are big changes happening with our hometown hockey team, The Gladiators.  First and foremost, they are now the ATLANTA gladiators and not the “Gwinnett Gladiators,” they’ve adopted a new-look uniform, and will now broadcast games on 680 The Fan!  Today, Communications & Media Manager Ira Liebman and Team President Jerry James join Buck Belue…More

Franchise players? NBA sophomore class full of rising stars

Franchise players? NBA sophomore class full of rising stars

By DAVID BRANDT Deandre Ayton strolled around the practice court, talking and laughing with coaches and teammates following a two-hour workout with the Phoenix Suns. It is clear he is comfortable operating in lofty surroundings, even on a morning in the mountains of Flagstaff, despite a sign on the wall that warned of the dangers…More

LeBron: Rockets’ Morey ‘wasn’t educated’ on China tweet

LeBron: Rockets’ Morey ‘wasn’t educated’ on China tweet

By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey “was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation” regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests. In his first public comments since the Los Angeles Lakers returned home…More

LEADING OFF: Nats a win from 1st World Series, Cole vs Yanks

LEADING OFF: Nats a win from 1st World Series, Cole vs Yanks

By The Associated Press A look at what’s happening around the majors today: CAPITAL GAINS Patrick Corbin can pitch the Nationals to their first pennant when Washington goes for a four-game sweep of slumping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series. The $140 million lefty starts at home against Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson. Washington hasn’t…More

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL’s only winless teams

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL’s only winless teams

By The Associated Press The Latest on the NFL’s Week 6 (all times EDT): 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with…More

Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant’s extra point miss

Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant’s extra point miss

By DAVID BRANDT GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s Kliff Kingsbury said he didn’t even bother to watch Matt Bryant’s extra point attempt near the end of the fourth quarter. The Cardinals coach was too busy trying to figure out what his offense was going to run during the minute and 53 seconds left in the…More

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