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CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 08: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to the media after being defeated by the Golden State Warriors during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 108-85 to win the 2018 NBA Finals. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

LeBron James to join NBA Lakers in four-year, $154 million deal

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year $154 million deal, his agents said Sunday, ending months of frenzied speculation about the NBA superstar’s next career move.
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LeBron James opts out of Cleveland Cavaliers deal, sets up NBA free agency circus

NBA superstar LeBron James informed the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday that he will not exercise his $35.6 million contract option, according to multiple reports, making him the top free agent prize.

Barcelona-target Antoine Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann, a target for Barcelona, has announced he will stay at Atletico Madrid on a television documentary called 'La Decision'.

Antoine Griezmann’s Atletico Madrid-Barcelona ‘Decision’ to be revealed in TV special

Antoine Griezmann is set to announce if he will stay at Atletico Madrid or join Barcelona on Thursday in a Spanish TV special called "The Decision."

Donald Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House

US President Donald Trump said Friday that neither the Cleveland Cavaliers nor the Golden State Warriors would be invited to the White House following the NBA Finals.

LeBron James ‘living the moment’ but eyes NBA talent options

LeBron James might be playing his “last” game for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second and final time on Friday as the NBA superstar ponders becoming a free agent on July 1.

Kevin Durant scores 43 to spark Warriors to brink of NBA title

Defending champion Golden State, powered by 43 points from Kevin Durant, moved to the brink of a third NBA title in four seasons Wednesday by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102.

Cleveland’s LeBron James vows NBA fightback after ‘one of toughest career losses’

Cleveland’s LeBron James, known for bouncing back stronger from playoff losses, promises such heroics Sunday in the NBA Finals after what he calls one of the toughest defeats of his career.

LeBron James leads longshot Cavs against Warriors in NBA Finals

LeBron James will attempt the most amazing achievement of his historic career by leading the twice-rebuilt Cleveland Cavaliers against heavily fancied defending champion Golden State in the 72nd NBA Finals.

LeBron James dazzles as Cavs rally to beat Celtics in game seven

LeBron James booked his eighth straight NBA finals appearance, delivering another epic game-seven performance on the road as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 87-79 on Sunday.

Tiwa Savage, Davido nominated for BET Awards

Two Nigerian artistes, Tiwa Savage and Davido, have been nominated for this year’s Black Entertainment Television Awards.

Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo lauded after ‘most beautiful goal’ buries Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record-breaking goal and a stunning overhead bicycle kick to bury Juventus 3-0 on Tuesday in a rematch of last year's Champions League final.

Solomon Dalung seeks adequate funding for sports development

The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, said that adequate funding was necessary for the development of grassroots sports in country.

H&M hires diversity chief after ‘monkey hoodie’ scandal

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle."

No Joseph Parker post-fight handshake – Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua said he will command the respect of Joseph Parker after inflicting a punishing defeat on the New Zealander, but insists there will not be a post-fight handshake.

Romelu Lukaku hits back at H&M ‘racist’ hoodie advert

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has hit out at H&M’s "racist" children's hoodie advert, modifying the controversial slogan to read: “Black Is Beautiful”.

The Weeknd ends ties with H&M over ‘racist’ advert

The Weeknd has severed ties with H&M, with the singer saying he was "deeply offended" by an advert for a children's hoodie.

Manchester United named most valuable football team ahead of Real Madrid, Barcelona

Forbes has named Manchester United as the most valuable team brand in the world.

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