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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...

Michael Jordan to be Michigan's honorary captain for football opener
Michigan football will begin the Jumpman era with Air Jordan himself attending the team's 2016 season opener. Michael Jordan is set to be the honorary...

Pickup basketball player mimics Michael Jordan's wardrobe from head to toe
You'll see all sorts of players when you hit the court for a pickup basketball game. What you might not expect to see is Michael...

Man or meme: Who is Michael Jordan to basketball’s next generation?
Michael Jordan is here at the Peach Jam. Not physically but metaphorically, in every one of his Nike silhouette logos – the Jump Man, it’s...

ACCSPY Award nominees 2015-16: Play of the Year
Marcus Paige’s circus shot: It was a shot that could potentially have become as much a part of UNC basketball lore as Michael Jordan’s baseline...

Michael Jordan, Hornets help fill cash shortage for U.S. Paralympic Team Trials in Charlotte
A week after investing $500,000 in literacy programs for low-income children, basketball legend Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Hornets have quietly stepped up to help...

Twenty Years Apart, Signature Moments for LeBron James and Michael Jordan
Twenty years apart, Michael Jordan and LeBron James wept unashamedly after winning an N.B.A. championship on Father’s Day. When tears for a title flow, the...

Michael Jordan’s Love Letter to Grade School Crush Up for Auction
ho knew Michael Jordan had poetic talent? I mean, we know he’s one of the greatest NBA players ever, but can you imagine Jordan...

Michael Jordan announces $500,000 investment in literacy
When basketball legend Michael Jordan became majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets in 2010, he promised to rebuild the team’s connection to Charlotteans, including supporting...

Thomas Wolfe legacy lives on in film 'Genius'
“Space Jam” star Michael Jordan is not the only UNC alum to be a main character of a film. UNC class of 1920 graduate and...

Michael Jordan's greatest NBA Finals moments
JUNE 5, 1991. L.A. LAKERS AT BULLS. Flight 7:47 took off with just under 8 minutes left in Game 2 of the Michael vs. Magic...

Michael Jordan used to take money from Scottie Pippen by betting him on pre-recorded races
Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen are perhaps the most well-known duo of teammates in NBA history, winning six championships together and just generally being dominant...

The sneakers from Michael Jordan's most iconic moments
Nobody wants the flu, but Michael Jordan fans sure do love a flu game. As we hit the anniversary of Michael Jordan’s “flu game” during...

The most influential UNC basketball players of all time: No. 1-5
1. Michael Jordan: There’s so much to say about Michael Jordan – about his time at North Carolina, his career in the NBA and his...

Hotshot ACC basketball recruits unlikely to upstage '93-'94 group
Since the 1998-99 season, only four freshman have been voted first-team all-ACC – Tyler Hansbrough (UNC), Austin Rivers (Duke), Jabari Parker (Duke) and Jahlil Okafor...

That one time Magic Johnson tried to trash-talk Michael Jordan
Magic Johnson told late-night host Jimmy Kimmel that he only talked trash once during his 13-year NBA career — and Michael Jordan was his target...

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