BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH


The state at 1:30 p.m. All times EDT.

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BKN–CHAMPION CAVALIERS

CLEVELAND — LeBron James and the Cavaliers arrive back in Cleveland after winning the city’s first major pro sports championship since 1964. By Tom Withers. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 5 p.m.

CAVALIERS-CLEVELAND ROCKS

CLEVELAND — Their city’s 52-year championship drought finally over, bleary-eyed Cleveland fans next look forward to a Wednesday celebration parade for the victorious Cavaliers and the northeast Ohio region’s homegrown star, LeBron James. By Mark Gillispie. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m. AP Photos planned.

With:

— BKN–NBA FINALS-REACTION: Reaction from the sports world and beyond is pouring in after the Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals to secure the city’s first major title in nearly 52 years. SENT: 500 words.

— NBA FINALS-VEGAS PARTY: The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated their NBA championship Vegas-style on their way back home.

— BKN– CAVALIERS-PARADE: The championship parade and celebration for the newly crowned NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers will be held on Wednesday.

— BKN–FAN FALL-WARRIORS GAME: Authorities say a man fell over a railing inside Oracle Arena following the Golden State Warriors loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA finals.

BKN–ON BASKETBALL-LEBRON’S MOMENT

The drought is over for Cleveland, and the debate is over as well. Best player in basketball? His name is LeBron James. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 860 words, photos.

BBA–RAYS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin goes for his ninth win as the first-place Indians, coming off a three-game sweep of Chicago, host the Tampa Bay Rays. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time 7:10 p.m.

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