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  1. Scott Raab on LeBron's return

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop TV revisits with Esquire writer and "Whore of Akron" author Scott Raab....

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  2. Reviewing Scott Raab

    Henry Abbott

    On Cavs: The Blog, John Krolik does a heck of a job reviewing "The Whore of Akron," the virulently anti-LeBron James book by respected writer and Cleveland sports fan Scott Raab. Krolik writes: Raab does not merely insert himself into The Whore of A...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Jovic of Fox 8: "So far this season the Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary football team has been ready for anything that came their way on the football field, that was until Tuesday. Members of the state's third ranked Division III team were shocked whe...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "LeBron James still looks back, but only fleetingly. Instead, his primary focus is on bigger and better things for himself and his team. Speaking Monday in his native Akron, Ohio, where he was hosting ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon-Journal: "Mo Williams' flight into Cleveland on Sunday was four hours late. Turns out, it was perfect timing. The travel delay allowed Williams to unexpectedly bump into LeBron James at Hopkins airport for a clear-the-...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rich Heldenfels of the Akron Beacon-Journal: "LeBron James' spokesman Tuesday defended a newspaper advertisement as James' thank-you to Akron. Just one of Akron's own saying thanks before his annual bike-athon kicks off on Saturday. But what at first...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McManamon of The Akron Beacon Journal: "The Cavs are going to offer LeBron James the biggest contract possible. He has said over and over he loves playing here, though few people seem to want to listen to him. So he'll make gobs of money here...

    Blog | August 07, 2008
  8. Think Good Thoughts for Brian Windhorst

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst is, hands down, one of the best and hardest working writers in sports. His work for the Akron Beacon-Journal (and here on is a must-read for me, every day, and his book about LeBron James and the Cavaliers is tremendous. He ...

    Blog | June 24, 2008
  9. King, Meet Jester

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal: [LeBron James] surprised many when he was not bothered that a fan sprinted into the Cavs' huddle last week at Madison Square Garden. In fact, James embraced the moment by shaking hands with the young man....

    Blog | March 11, 2008
  10. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Akron Beacon Journal: "I was inches from giving up at Hopkins airport today and going home after I tried to get to all four New York area airports all day and didn't look like I was going to make it. I landed at 6 p.m. at Newar...

    Blog | March 06, 2008
  11. Skeleton Crew in Cleveland Tonight

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal: The Cavs are going to have some hardship when hosting the Washington Wizards tonight. They will not have any of their new players available, because they must all take and pass physicals. For the moment, ...

    Blog | February 22, 2008
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Akron Beacon Journal: "The Beacon Journal contacted 35 likely MVP voters to take the race's temperature. There are roughly 125 voters, so this is a healthy sample, and it was spread around to all areas of the country to avoid a...

    Blog | February 04, 2008
  13. Keep Your Shirt On

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Akron Beacon-Journal: The funniest moment of the night. That belongs to Donyell Marshall when he checked into the game for the first time since November due to a wrist injury. He tore off his warmup ... and his jersey as he ch...

    Blog | February 01, 2008
  14. Talking Trash with Brian Windhorst

    Henry Abbott

    The Cavaliers beat writer for the Akron Beacon-Journal, and co-author the book on the Cavaliers and LeBron James ("The Franchise"), is where any good NBA fan should be right now: in Portland to watch the hot Cavaliers take on the hot Blazers. I have ...

    Blog | January 30, 2008
  15. Memo from LeBron James to Danny Ferry: Jason Kidd, Please

    Henry Abbott

    Brain Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal is in Portland where the Cavaliers practiced today. Talking to reporters, LeBron James was pointed in making clear the move he would like his team to make. Windhorst reports: Mary Schmitt Boyer from the Cl...

    Blog | January 29, 2008
  16. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James gets a speeding ticket in his 2008 luxury SUV with vanity plates (KNG OF AK -- presumably that's Akron, not Alaska). The comments in response to the local story are an interesting insight into how Ohio sees James, and range from "he's a ...

    Blog | January 14, 2008