NFL Keeping Vikings-Panthers In Charlotte Baldwin Wants AGs To Ask For Police Reviews Kaepernick Protest Captures National Attention Pacers' Turner Impressed By Fever For Demonstration Premier Boxing Champions Sees Declining Cards Tennis Officials Seek Ways To Speed Up The Game NBA, NBPA To Work With Players On Social Issues Newton Speaks Out In Wake Of Charlotte Riots PGA Tour Eyes Possible Schedule Changes London Discussing MLB Games With Manfred
SBD/July 10, 2014/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Stu Jackson Calls LeBron's "Decision" In '10 A "Watershed Moment" For The NBA
Published July 10, 2014
OFF-COURT DRAMA TRUMPS GAMES: The WALL STREET JOURNAL's Ben Cohen reports public interest in James is "highest at times when he isn't actually playing basketball." Since January '04, when James was in the middle of his rookie season, Google Trends show the "public's obsessions with James peaked during the period of 'The Decision.'" With James again going through the free agency process, that "fever is spiking again -- and it's higher than it is in any given week of the NBA's regular season" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/10).