From 'Homecoming King' to 'End of an Era': How newspaper front pages handled LeBron's decision

On Friday we highlighted The Plain Dealer's famous 2010 front page when LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. Here's how that newspaper — and others, from Ohio to Florida — handled his decision to return to Northeast Ohio (most images courtesy Newseum):

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer

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Akron Beacon Journal

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The (Elyria, Ohio) Chronicle-Telegram

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The (Massillon, Ohio) Independent

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The (Willoughby, Ohio) News-Herald

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The Columbus Dispatch

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Miami Herald

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El Nuevo Herald
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Daily News

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New York Post

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The New York Times

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The Wall Street Journal

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The Washington Post

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Related: As fewer people read newspapers, more share their front pages

  • Sam Kirkland

    Sam Kirkland is Poynter's digital media fellow, focusing on mobile and social media trends. Previously, he worked at the Chicago Sun-Times as a digital editor, where he helped launch digital magazines and ebooks in addition to other web duties.

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