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The Story Behind The Time Michael Jordan Hit His Head Against The Backboard During A Game
The play was called a goaltend, and Johnny Dawkins got two points. But that’s not important. What is important is that Michael Jordan hit his...

A young Michael Jordan wanted Adidas for his shoe deal. Adidas passed.
To this day, the Trail Blazers are haunted by their decision not to draft Michael Jordan with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1984...

Top 10 ACC Games in NCAA Tourney History
3.) 1982 Championship Game (North Carolina 63, Georgetown 62) The 1982 National Championship game between UNC and Georgetown provided a snippet of what basketball fans...

Video: Michael Jordan reflects on Dean Smith in new Showtime doc
Showtime Sports will debut a new documentary about former North Carolina coach Dean Smith on Wednesday night, at 9 p.m. ET. The doc is set...

After surviving out-of-state start, UNC makes rare NCAA trip to California
During the final media timeout last week, with North Carolina clinging to a small lead in the closing minutes of a 67-65 win against 13th-seeded...

'I'm Back!': Untold Tales of Michael Jordan's 1st Return to the NBA 20 Years Ago
For all of the reasons Michael Jordan is the most celebrated athlete ever in basketball and branding, here's another one: He himself wrote arguably the...

Jordan's 'I'm back' fax, 20 years later
When Michael Jordan announced his return to basketball 20 years ago today, he did so in a manner that was very much 20 years ago...

March 18, 1995: Michael Jordan Ends 17-Month Retirement To Rejoin Chicago Bulls
March 18, 1995: Michael Jordan announces he's coming back to basketball after taking 17 months off. Jordan shocked the sports world when he retired in...

March Madness: Four Slam-Dunk College Towns
Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Tar Heels count Michael Jordan as an alum. Top of the Hill Restaurant, Brewery, and Distillery...

Michael Jordan's '84 shoes to auction
A pair of Nike basketball shoes, believed to be the earliest NBA game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers to ever hit the market, will be auctioned off...

Michael Jordan: The Everywhere Man
Former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan was named to the Forbes' billionaire list this week. In honor of the announcement, SI.com republished Jack McCallum's 1991...

Michael Jordan's estimated worth: $1 billion
Michael Jordan can be found near the top of seemingly every list that mentions his name. He's not close to the top of a new...

The Night Dominique Wilkins Outdunked Michael Jordan
Dominique Wilkins earned himself the "Human Highlight Film" nickname in high school by mastering athletic dunks. He was a perennial contestant in the NBA Slam...

Bobby Cremins Remembers Dean Smith (audio)
He’s being remembered by former players, including Michael Jordan, as a father figure. Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd speaks with one of Smith’s former rivals,...

Report: Michael Jordan considering building his own golf course
Michael Jordan is a busy man, and he doesn't have time for slow golf. The problem is that the pace at Bear's Club in Jupiter,...

The time Michael Jordan wore No. 12
No. 23 did miss one game that season, although Michael Jordan did not. On Valentine’s Day, Jordan wore No. 12 instead of his iconic number...

Michael Jordan's 50 Sports Illustrated Covers
Instant rebuttal to the assertion that a Sports Illustrated cover appearance brings bad luck: Michael Jordan has fronted the magazine a record 50 times, and...

Video: Michael Jordan UNC Highlights
In honor of Michael Jordan's birthday, we take a look back at some of the best moment's from his UNC career. One of the best...

In Case You Forgot How Much You Want To 'Be Like Mike,' Here's Your Reminder
Gatorade is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a digitally remastered "Be Like Mike" ad. The commercial originally aired in the summer of 1991, right after...

Bill Walton: Michael Jordan was 'basically average'
Bill Walton has been known to have an eccentric thought or two, but his latest comments about Michael Jordan reach another level of ridiculous. Walton...

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