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5 things to watch as Cavs bring in LeBron James

...season was the lack of consistent point guard play. Mario Chalmers was wildly inconsistent and Norris Cole is not a difference-maker. That forced James to do a lot of the heavy lifting in the ball-handling and playmaking departments. In Cleveland...
Brady faces Manning once more with SB on line

...with a gifted group of offensive stars surrounding him - Welker, Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas and this season's difference maker, 6-foot-5 tight end Julius Thomas. But Manning had great players around him in Indianapolis, as well, and...
Thanks for the memories, Johnny Football him. Entertainment and adventure at its football best. This state hasn't produced that kind of football difference maker, combined with Manziel's overrated bad-boy persona, in, well, maybe forever.Or at least since the Twitter...
Fairbanks' ice unkind for Crimson Bears

...senior Josh Lahnum during the road trip."He has really helped us compete physically," Adams said. "He was a difference maker. And also Grant Ainsworth was spectacular the whole time. They don't leave anything left in the tank at the end...
A different kind of NFL who's who

...Rainey, Brown and Jennings stepped in to depleted backfields with the Buccaneers, Giants and Raiders, and were difference makers. McGloin, Joe Paterno's last starting quarterback who developed into a decent college player under Bill O'Brien...
Megatron leads the way for WR meganumbers

For all the divas among NFL receivers, and there are plenty of them, there are just as many difference makers.They showed themselves in impressive and, in Calvin Johnson's case, incredible form on Sunday. Megatron's meganumbers...
Utah big men lead Jazz to 100-86 win over Bucks

...had been in a major slump his last three games, shooting a combined 3 of 13 for seven points.The big man was a difference-maker Wednesday night in Utah's 100-86 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.The second-year Jazz player from Turkey...
Falcons claim first Region V basketball title

...Robert Casperson said. "We used to be able to rely on them to force passes and shots... those two boys are the difference makers. To see their growth over four years and their maturity coming through proved to be very tough for us to deal with...
Outstanding students recognized at JDHS

...has been a good role model, thorough, competent and most of all appreciated by me and his peers. He has been a difference maker. What's even more impressive is that he didn't have to do this, is not required to take this class. He has...
With big night from James, Heat top Hawks, 101-92

...mental mistakes against a very good a basketball team. Against Miami you can't do that."A 17-4 run was the difference maker, turning a two-point deficit into an 11-point lead with 1:24 remaining in the third. Wade got it started...


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