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This is why sports are the best

What an end to the 2011-12 British Premier League season.

The task was simple for Manchester City: win at home (or at least mirror Manchester United’s result on the day), against a Queens Park Rangers that had not won on the road all season, and City would claim its first league title since 1968.

So of course Manchester City trailed 2-1 heading into stoppage time against QPR, which had played a man down since the 55 minute mark. But goals by Edin Dzeko Sergio Agüero, who tallied with only about a minute left, gave City the title.

Just the way everyone expected the final day to turn out.

“It was incredible – they deserved this,” Manchester City manager Robert Mancini told The Daily Mail. “To win like this is incredible. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a finale like this. We didn’t deserve to lose, we had a lot of chances and we deserved to win the game and the championship.

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I Still Have Hope

The influential Chinese writer Lin Yutang once said “hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.”

If there is anything we have as Cleveland fans it is hope. We have that in spades. I still have hope that LeBron James will resign with the Cavs. There’s no way he’s leaving, not this way.

Together, we can create the road. If we all still have hope.

I believe Sports Illustrated’s Ian Thomsen is right: LeBron will decide to stay home.

Don’t lose hope.

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