The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami
The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami

LeBron James plays in Miami for the first time since leaving the Heat for Cleveland when the Cavaliers visit Thursday to highlight five Christmas holiday NBA clashes being televised globally.

Autopsy reveals Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released on Friday.

NBA: Bobcats book post-season berth

The Charlotte Bobcats are headed back to the NBA playoffs for just the second time in club history after a 96-94 overtime victory over Cleveland on Saturday.

Narrow defeat dims Knicks` playoff hopes

The New York Knicks` NBA playoff hopes took a knock on Friday as the Washington Wizards held on for a 90-89 triumph at Madison Square Garden.

Heat star James on fire in Cleveland return

LeBron James was unstoppable in his return to his former home, putting on a first-quarter shooting display that set the tone for Miami as the Heat beat Cleveland 100-96 on Tuesday.

NFL: Five coaches fired after failing to reach playoffs

The Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired their coaches Monday after enduring miserable NFL seasons, joining the Cleveland Browns in seeking new direction in 2014.

South Koren star outfielder Choo joins Rangers

South Korean outfielder Choo Shin-Soo, among the most prized free agents this year, has signed a seven-year contract worth $130 million with Major League Baseball`s Texas Rangers, the club announced Friday.

Hawks lose scoring leader Horford indefinitely

Atlanta Hawks scoring leader Al Horford will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a torn right pectoral muscle, the NBA club announced Friday.

NBA: Lillard lifts Blazers over Cavs

Damian Lillard`s eighth three-pointer came in the nick of time, lifting the surging Portland Trail Blazers to a dramatic 119-116 NBA victory over Cleveland on Tuesday.

Two Ohio women held captive have book deal

Two of the three Ohio women held captive for years in a Cleveland house have a book deal.

Woman held captive in Cleveland has book deal

Michelle Knight`s memoir is scheduled to come out next spring, publisher Weinstein Books announced today.

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanged in prison cell

Ariel Castro, sentenced to life in prison for the kidnapping, rape and beatings of three Cleveland women he held captive in his house for a decade, was found hanged in his prison cell late Tuesday, a state corrections official said.

US kidnapper Ariel Castro gets life, plus 1,000 years

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for kidnapping three women in his Ohio home.

Three US kidnap victims release `thank you video`

Three women, who escaped from a decade of captivity as sex slaves of a Cleveland man, released a video.

Alleged Cleveland kidnapper pleads not guilty

A Cleveland man accused of holding three young women captive for a decade pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping, rape and murder.

US kidnap case hero gets burgers for life

The man who famously put down his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive for a decade in an Ohio house will never have to pay for another burger.

Cleveland abductions: Ariel Castro’s house to be fenced

The haunting house of Ariel Castro, kidnapping and rape suspect, where the three abducted women were held, will soon be guarded by a 10-foot fence to reportedly keep the stream of curious onlookers out.

Cleveland ‘dungeon demon’ used to scare family with freaky female mannequin

Ariel Castro, the man who abducted and raped three women in his Cleveland home for roughly a decade, terrorized his family by driving around with a freaky female mannequin in his car.

Cleveland abduction, rape culprit’s family disown dungeon monster for heinous act

The family of the man who abducted and raped three women in his Cleveland home for roughly a decade has disowned him, saying he must suffer the consequences for his crimes.

Cleveland kidnap, rape victim was gang-raped while in junior high

Michelle Knight was one of the three women abducted and held as sex slaves in a Cleveland home for roughly a decade.