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Friday, June 3, 2011
Poll Friday: LeBron James or Art Modell?

By James Walker
ESPN.com

We have another interesting edition of "Poll Friday," and this week we put the spotlight on the city of Cleveland.

The AFC North blog wants to know who is the bigger villain right now in Cleveland: LeBron James or Art Modell? Take your pick between these two men who bolted a heartbroken city for greener pastures.

James, a homegrown superstar from nearby Akron and perhaps the NBA's top player, abandoned his roots last year via "The Decision." He took his talents to South Beach and could be on his way to his first title. James failed to end Cleveland's championship drought in seven seasons with the Cavaliers. Is James more disliked in Cleveland?

Or is Modell still the biggest villain in Cleveland? Modell took the Browns out of the city and moved the team to Baltimore, which later won a Super Bowl. Despite returning to the NFL in 1999, the once-proud Browns franchise has yet to recover and continues to struggle.

Using our SportsNation poll, vote on whether James or Modell is more disliked in Cleveland. You can also share your thoughts on the subject in the comments section below.