Tyronn Lue

Cleveland's fairytale year gets better as Indians in Series

The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.

Cleveland, yes, Cleveland, a city kicked around for years and where sports heartbreak was engrained in the collective DNA of generations of fans and misery was a fumble or John Elway touchdown pass away, is on deck for another title celebration.

This year, everyone else is playing for second place. It's Cleveland's turn in the spotlight.

The empty cups and bottles had barely been cleaned up from the summer-long party after LeBron James and the Cavaliers stormed back to win the win the NBA Finals, when along come these improbable Indians, a team that has defied the odds all season and advanced to the...