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LeBron brings long-awaited title home

CLEVELAND—LeBron James stepped off the plane yesterday and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy.

It gleamed in the bright summer sun—a symbol of hope and history.

As promised, James brought home a championship. The one on hold the past 52 years.

“This is for you, Cleveland,” James shouted into a microphone.

Thousands celebrate summer solstice at Stonehenge

LONDON — Thousands of revelers have gathered at Stonehenge to watch the sun rise and celebrate the summer solstice.

Some 12,000 people gathered at the stone circle to dance and do yoga on the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere Tuesday. The crowds were somewhat smaller than the 25,000 expected to see the sunrise at 4:52 a.m. (0352 GMT; 11:52 p.m. EDT Monday).

Blue Jays rough up Phillies

PHILADELPHIA—Marco Estrada has reached the point where he doesn’t need his best stuff to pitch well.

Estrada had another sharp outing, and Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson hit solo homers, as the Toronto Blue Jays dumped the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 last night.

Estrada (5-2) allowed two runs and four hits while striking out five in 6 2/3 innings.