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LeBron set for Cavs season opener with closure

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure.

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Hornets’ Taylor pleads guilty in Michigan case

In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, Charlotte Bobcats' Jeffery Taylor poses for a photo during the NBA basketball team's media day in Charlotte, N.C. Hornets forward Taylor pleaded guilty Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, to a domestic violence charge and admitted he pushed his girlfriend at a hotel in Michigan. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a domestic violence charge and admitted he pushed his girlfriend at a hotel in Michigan.

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Developers say work to begin on Vegas Strip arena

Former NBA player Jackie Robinson, center, smiles during an event to announce the construction of the All Net Resort & Arena Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Developers have announced that they will construct a privately-funded sports arena and resort backed by former NBA player Jackie Robinson. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers said Wednesday they’re starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Wildcats turn to Foster to lead them into season

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There were times last season that Marcus Foster felt like all eyes were on him.

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Barea latest to join Mavericks’ title reunion

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) is defended by Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

DALLAS (AP) — J.J. Barea is the latest to join the championship reunion for the Dallas Mavericks.

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