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Jerry Stackhouse Pokes Some Angry Holes In The Story That Michael Jordan Used To Sing To Him
If you pay attention to basketball then you know Michael Jordan has always had a soft spot for Jerry Stackhouse. Both are North Carolina alums...

UNC in early on Florida RB Chris Curry
Running back Chris Curry (Lehigh Acres, Fla.) says North Carolina and Western Kentucky have offered. "The weather up there is beautiful," Curry said of UNC...

25 photos of Michael Jordan's nastiest poster dunks
Aside from the Olympics, there is none of the basketball going on. Zero. We are in the doldrums subsiding on annoyingly close/good Team USA victories...

Michael Jordan In Pictures: Vintage Shots From His Early Career
Michael Jordan, the indisputable face of basketball for generations of fans, won six NBA championships, earned myriad endorsements and sponsorships, and left sports fans worldwide...

Coaches say Under Armour now has more influence in college basketball than Adidas
The influence of shoe companies on the world of basketball is undeniable. From the NBA on down, there is an everlasting battle between brands. Nike...

Michael Phelps matches idol Michael Jordan in special way
Michael Phelps has long admired a certain player who’s synonymous with the No. 23: Michael Jordan. Now, he’s got his own 23 to match —...

Michael Jordan Sent Boxes of Gear To Autistic Fan Who Wore Full MJ Uniform at Pickup Game
Jeffrey Harrison, aka CDA MJ, is quite possibly Michael Jordan’s biggest fan. When someone recorded the 33-year-old Harrison wearing a full MJ uniform at a...

Michael Jordan Sends Boxes of Gear and Reaches Out to Man Who Wore Full MJ Uniform at Pickup Game
Twitter lit up last month when the internet stumbled upon a man wearing a full Michael Jordan uniform in a pickup game. Today, a local...

Sam Perkins says Bobby Knight made Michael Jordan cry at 1984 Olympics
It looks like U.S. head coach Bobby Knight, known for his tantrums on the sideline, brought Michael Jordan to tears during the 1984 Olympics. Sam...

Michael Jordan pledges $5 million to African-American museum
Michael Jordan has made another major donation, pledging $5 million to the Smithsonian's new African-American history museum on the National Mall. Officials at the National...

Did Michael Jordan really say “Republicans Buy Sneakers, Too”?
Michael Jordan established his reputation for staying silent on social issues decades ago when he chose not to endorse black North Carolina Democrat Harvey Gantt...

Michael Jordan still shows no mercy on a basketball court
Michael Jordan was never one to back down from a challenge on a basketball court, regardless of the opponent. At his Flight School camp this...

Michael Jordan is only most recent of Dean Smith's former players to give back to their community
Five different men. Five very different charitable causes. With the exception of 1983-84, when Dean Smith and Michael Jordan shared a backcourt, these men represent...

Malawian Newspaper Uses ‘Crying Jordan’ For MJ Story
On Tuesday, Chicago Bulls legend and hall of famer Michael Jordan did what most have wanted him to do for years and that’s use his...

Long a businessman first, Michael Jordan finally finds his activist voice
Few have been in the position that Michael Jordan is, more than 13 years after he retired as a professional basketball player. Like Muhammad Ali...

Why Michael Jordan's apolitical image helps today
If there were any lingering doubt that violence in community-police relations is a serious, transcendent problem, Michael Jordan removed it on Monday. Jordan, famously allergic...

Michael Jordan speaks out on shootings of African-Americans, police
“As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply...

Former, current Michigan players jacked for Michael Jordan appearance
Former Michigan defensive end Mike Martin witnessed dozens of pre-kickoff coin flips during his four years in Ann Arbor, but none involved Michael Jordan. Michigan’s...

NBA, Michael Jordan join talks over gender bathroom bill
It's no secret that business leaders, entertainers and heads of major corporations think North Carolina's gender bathroom bill is not just discriminatory, but bad for...

Is Michael Jordan becoming the face of UNC basketball?
What remains to be seen is just how active and public Michael Jordan is going to be in regards to UNC. Will he go to...

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