Hanging at LeBron’s High School

Hanging at LeBron’s High School
LeBron James in his old Cavs uniform. (Creative Commons)

LeBron James brings home a championship. (Creative Commons)

Publication No. 15

Creative Work/Article

Title: “Hanging at LeBron’s High School: A Sweet Night for the Akron Faithful” http://theundefeated.com/features/hanging-at-lebrons-high-school/, June 20, 2016

Author(s): Lamb, Yanick Rice


This article was written on deadline from the high school that LeBron James and I attended (at different times) on the night of the NBA Finals. In addition to capturing the excitement in Akron, it highlighted what LeBron means to our hometown and what a championships means to the region that endured a half-century without a title in any pro sport. The article was published in ESPN’s newest website, TheUndefeated.com (1,062,600 unique visitors per month).

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The Undefeated is the premier platform for exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture. We enlighten and entertain with innovative storytelling, original reporting and provocative commentary. 

This publication meets criteria No. 10 set forth on page 10 in Appendix A of Recommendation 305-2015 as an Exemplary Creative/Professional Activity:

Criteria No. 10. Authorship of works such asarticles, reviews, commentaries, multimedia, and/or other creative projects published or broadcast locally, nationally or internationally in newspapers, magazines, popular or industry-specific media (e.g., PR Tactics, JAE, Folio, AJR, CJR etc.) or on the Internet if they demonstrate high standards in the practice of the discipline.


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June 25, 2017

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