AP Source: J.R. Smith, Cavs agree to 4-year, $57M contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James, Kevin Love and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers spent the last month lobbying for their friend and teammate J.R. Smith to get rewarded for his role in their championship run last season.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Cleveland Cavs NBA championship trophy hits the road

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The national championship trophy won by the Cleveland Cavaliers is taking a victory lap around the state ahead of the beginning of the NBA regular season.


Bengals' Andy Dalton getting sacked at alarming rate

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals passed it off as an opening-game aberration when Andy Dalton was sacked a career-high seven times in a win over the Jets. It turned out to be the start of a trend.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer