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Michael Jordan Heads The Highest-Paid Athletes Of All-Time With $1.7 Billion
Arnold Palmer and IMG founder Mark McCormack’s marketing work in the 1960s and 1970s laid the foundation for the greatest product pitchman of his time,...

President Obama Wants to Be Like Mike
An under-appreciated part of President Obama's final Medal of Freedom ceremony was how amped he was to stand next to Michael Jordan. Yeah, he's impressed...

Isiah Thomas held up a Crying Jordan head during Indiana's win over North Carolina
No. 13 Indiana defeated No. 3 North Carolina on Wednesday night, and in the process IU alum Isiah Thomas got revenge on Michael Jordan. Yes,...

How to Beat the Line at Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen
Some of the most notable people to pull up to the drive-thru: Michael Jordan, Dean Smith and some of the UNC basketball players. Julius Peppers...

Video: President Obama Presents Michael Jordan With Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama honors former Tar Heel and NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan With the Medal of Freedom award, the nation's highest civilian honor,...

Obama tells Michael Jordan he’s ‘more than just an Internet meme,’ then makes MJ tear up
President Barack Obama did not hold back the humor while doling out his last set of Presidential Medals of Freedom on Tuesday, especially when it...

Michael Jordan honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom
In his last Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony Tuesday, President Obama feted one of the most high-profile groups in his eight years in the Oval...

Michael Jordan to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Today, President Barack Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, and...

Kenny Smith reveals details behind Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan's reunion
Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan had an impromptu reunion last month, after years of silence following their severed friendship, and Kenny Smith revealed the details...

Remembering when Michael Jordan and Chicago broke Cleveland's heart
The droughts are on the line Wednesday when the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians play a winner-take-all seventh game in the World Series. This would...

Sept. 25, 2001: At 38, Michael Jordan returns 'to the game I love'
The statue outside the United Center now honors the best player on the Washington Wizards. Michael Jordan, immortalized in Chicago for the basketball talent that...

Michigan has its moment with Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan visited U-M this weekend to accompany Michigan's formal kickoff as a Jordan Brand school. The Wolverines are now wearing the man himself --...

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...

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