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May 11, 1998: Behind-the-scenes with Jordan's Bulls during their last title run
Michael Jordan is so brilliant, it hurts the eyes. He was unguardable in the air as a young man, and he is just as unguardable...

May 7, 1989: Michael Jordan beats the buzzer versus Cleveland
Sunday marks the 28th anniversary of the best of the best of NBA buzzer-beaters, Michael Jordan’s game-winning shot over Craig Ehlo to give the Chicago...

Best Player Comebacks in Sports History
Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls - Jordan announced his return on March 18, 1995 with the words, “I’m back” and then suited up against the Indiana...

Michael Jordan shoots commercial at Laney High School
A local legend gave some students a surprise Tuesday at a New Hanover County high school. NBA Hall-of-Famer Michael Jordan visited his alma mater Laney...

Michael Jordan visits alma mater Laney High School
Think it’s a big week in Wilmington? It got even bigger today at Laney High School when its most famous alum showed up for a...

Michael Jordan’s Hornets Will Be Only NBA Team To Wear Jordan Brand Next Season
Every team in the NBA will be wearing Nike next season except for Michael Jordan‘s Charlotte Hornets, who will be the only team in the...

Audio: Mitch Trubisky getting drafted No. 2 brings a tremendous amount of pride to Larry Fedora
UNC Football Coach Larry Fedora joins the Sports Shop from Philadelphia, site of the 2017 NFL Draft, to share his thoughts on UNC quarterback Mitchell...

The Ghost of the GOAT: Why There Isn't a 'Next Michael Jordan' Anymore
You'll find bits of MJ's DNA scattered everywhere. Look up, and you'll see Michael Jordan's No. 23 beaming from the chest of LeBron James. Look...

12 Michael Jordan stories that prove he was the most competitive athlete of all-time
What made Michael Jordan so great? Was it his supreme athleticism? That probably had a lot to do with it, as did his finely tuned...

5 Players Who Redefined the NBA
Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest player of all time and definitely the most marketed. Air Jordan was the centerpiece of ad campaigns with Gatorade,...

Michael Porter Jr. working hard on recruiting remaining elite undecideds
There are no college basketball coaches at the practices for the Jordan Brand Classic, so Michael Porter Jr. is stepping up as the top salesman,...

Michael Jordan Congratulated Roy Williams With A ‘Ceiling Is The Roof’ Joke
He didn’t score a single point, but Michael Jordan may have single-handedly won UNC the NCAA championship this year. It was his oddly-worded phrase “The...

The good, bad and ugly from the 2016-17 college basketball season
Michael Jordan: “The ceiling is the roof”: It’s a good thing GOAT does not stand for the Greatest Orator of All Time, or Michael Jordan’s...

Ranking College Basketball's National Champions since 1985
8. 2005 North Carolina: Sean May was a monster for North Carolina in 2004-05, averaging a double-double to pace arguably the best Tar Heel roster...

North Carolina's 6 national championship teams, ranked from worst to first
1. 1981-82: It’s hard to argue against a team led by the Michael Jordan and James Worthy. Not to mention Sam Perkins, Buzz Peterson and...

Why wasn't Michael Jordan at the title game?
Michael Jordan was not in attendance when UNC beat Gonzaga in the NCAA championship game Monday night, and Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said he...

A look at the sneaker deals of the Final Four teams
The University of North Carolina, alma mater of Nike endorser Michael Jordan, will get $3.9 million from Nike this year, including $3.4 million in gear...

Video: Michael Jordan's shot still a driving force behind UNC's program
Roy Williams and the Tar Heel basketball players talk about the lasting effect of Michael Jordan's 1982 national championship-winning shot against Georgetown and the reverence...

Roy Williams? ‘He Doesn’t Have an Accent. You Have an Accent.’
If Michael Jordan is the most famous North Carolina Tar Heel and second place goes to the legendary coach Dean Smith, then somewhere in the...

Flashback: Michael Jordan Begins Legendary Rise With Game-Winning NCAA Championship Shot
It was North Carolina’s first NCAA championship since 1957 and the first of Dean Smith’s career following six previous trips to the Final Four. More...

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