LeBron James included in Time 100 Most Influential list

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Turns out that “kid from Akron” is pretty influential after all.LeBron James has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2017.The announcement comes as James and his Cavaliers are in the midst of the first round of the NBA playoffs in a bid to retain the team’s world championship crown.It also falls a week after he announced plans through his namesake charity, the LeBron James Family Foundation, to expand his mentorship efforts to create a new school in the city to help at-risk students.The foundation already works with Akron school children to keep them in the classroom and on a path to a tuition-free college education — also arranged by James — at the University of Akron.The magazine turned to another Akron icon to...

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