“I believe that every life has defining moments, experiences that singe our psyches. Time froze for me on November 20, 2010, when a doctor entered a small waiting room near the lobby of Memorial Hospital in Fremont, Ohio. His pained face still haunts me. I see it when I remember…


With four wins in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers can forever change the story of the NBA’s best player.

Novelists don’t pen the richest narratives, nor are they authored by the platitudes sportswriters pound into their keyboards every night. The most powerful stories tug at our humanity because their truth is more compelling than fiction and their raw vulnerability exceeds any generalization. These are the comeback stories, the underdog…

LeBron James returned to Cleveland on July 11, 2014. His return meant future wins for the Cavaliers and playoff runs deep into June. It promised relevance for a city and fan-base thirsting for its sliver of the limelight. I spent the afternoon hoisting jumpers against an iron rim with a…

Kelly Lytle

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