IT’S GOOD TO BE THE KING
There’s no celebrating in Cleveland, but King James finally has his ring.
LeBron James, who took his talents to South Beach, goes all the way in year two with the Miami Heat, who make quick work of Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City in the championship series. “It means everything,” says the NBA MVP who also is named the Finals MVP. “I made a difficult decision to leave Cleveland, but I understood what my future was about. This is when it starts paying off.”
■ The BCS is dead. The BCS is dead. Well, not for a few more years, but college football power brokers decide — at long last — to implement a four-team playoff for the 2014 season.
■ The Spurs lose four straight to the Thunder and are eliminated from the Western Conference finals after having a 2-0 lead.
■ Roger Clemens is acquitted on all charges that he lied to Congress during steroid hearings.
■ I’ll Have Another’s Triple Crown bid is thwarted by a tendon injury.