I wouldn’t say everyone outside of Cleveland wants LeBron to leave. There have been plenty of national pundits, ex-players, coaches, analysts, etc who have said they’d like to see LeBron stay in Cleveland. So I am not easily surprised by either side of the coin, those who want him to leave and those who want him to stay.
I find it far more shocking and infuriating to see the number of people from Cleveland (and really all of Ohio) who actually either don’t care if LeBron leaves, or in the uncommon, but not rare, instances where they actually are rooting for him to leave. But among those who hope LeBron betrays us all, is it possible the Cleveland Indians are the ones praying the hardest that he leaves? Forbes seems to think so. [Read more...]