Fans whoop it up behind an ESPN reporter outside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland after NBA star LeBron James announced he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers  on July 11. (Associated Press/Mark Duncan)

UP:  Cleveland, Ohio

DOWN: Miami, Florida

UP: George Clooney

DOWN: Daily Mail

UP: Republicans running on immigration

DOWN: Democrats running on Obamacare

UP: President Obama’s competency deficit

DOWN: Obama’s poll numbers

UP: Missing e-mails from the Internal Revenue Service

DOWN: Reporters who are accepting the administration’s excuses for missing e-mails

UP: Gov. Chris Christie

DOWN: Chris McDaniel

UP: Number of friendly governments we’ve annoyed or betrayed

DOWN: US-German relations

UP: Anxiety about an awful Iran deal

DOWN: Obama’s credibility on Iran

UP: ISIS is a serious threat to the U.S.

DOWN: We don’t have a dog in the fight in Iraq

UP: Republicans who want to run against Hillary Clinton

DOWN: Viable Democratic alternatives to Hillary Clinton