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Photographer suing Nike for using his image of Michael Jordan to create its ‘Jumpman’ logo
Nike’s “Jumpman” logo is as synonymous with the athletic wear brand as its famous swoosh. Now, however, that indelible silhouette depicting a leaping Michael Jordan...

Michael Jordan statue moving indoors
Go see the Michael Jordan statue soon, because it's going indoors. Currently, the Jordan statue sits on the east side of the United Center. The...

March 19, 1995: Michael Jordan returns to the game of basketball
After 21 months away from the game he loved more than anything, Michael Jordan, at age 32, told the world … “I’m back.” March 19,...

Roy Williams Wears Air Jordans for a Good Cause
Part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program, Suits and Sneakers Awareness Week calls for college basketball coaches to wear sneakers with their suits on game...

Michael Jordan in tears as he accepts Business Person of the Year honor
An unexpectedly emotional Michael Jordan tossed aside his prepared remarks and spoke from the heart during a 10-minute speech Tuesday night to accept his award...

Charles Barkley says he and Michael Jordan are no longer friends
Charles Barkley sat down for an interview on The Seth Davis Show recently, and during the course of the discussion his friendship with Michael Jordan...

October 6, 1993: Michael Jordan walks away from the game of basketball
On October 6, 1993, Michael Jordan officially retired from the game of basketball for the first time. But, wait … why? Why would Michael Jordan...

Michael Jordan drops 55 points on the Suns in the 1993 Finals
“I tell ya, he’s just simply amazing! He does whatever has to do, to beat ya!” Those were the words from the radio broadcast of...

Michael Jordan releases statement on Stuart Scott's passing
Michael Jordan on the passing of Stuart Scott: "I'm so sad to hear the news that Stuart has passed away. He was truly a trailblazer...

Chatting with Hornets owner Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan on why he stopped joining the occasional practice with the players: "Yeah, I don't do that anymore. Physically, I can do it but...

Michael Jordan shrugs off Portland in Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals
“Here’s Jordan, for three … YES!” “Did you see that look?! Michael, indicating, he can’t believe it!” Those were the famous words of NBC play-by-play...

The Business Of Michael Jordan Is Thriving On Ebay
Michael Jordan has been out of the NBA as a player since his retirement from the Washington Wizards in 2003. Yet by at least one...

Tokoto slam has UNC fans comparing best dunks ever
J.P. Tokoto made Saturday's game against UAB one to remember with a stunning second-half dunk. Tokoto went down the lane and rose up for a...

Michael Jordan reaches the mountaintop for the first time
In the first six seasons of Michael Jordan’s legendary career, the narrative was: “Michael Jordan is a tremendous player, but he’s too selfish. He’ll never...

Art’s Angle: Christmas Confidence
The first CBS Sports Classic wasn’t exactly a classic, but there were strange juxtapositions through the two days in Chicago. Roy Williams said his players...

Michael Jordan's $33K game-worn Converse shoes could be fake
An official from Grey Flannel Auctions told ESPN on Saturday that it had received a letter from Lindsay Reed, who was a UNC student manager...

UNC coaches & players pose for photo in front of Jordan statue
The No. 24 North Carolina Tar Heels (7-3) take on the No. 12 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-1) on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET at the...

UNC game-worn Michael Jordan shoes sell for $33K
A pair of Converse shoes that Michael Jordan wore when he played at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday morning. Grey...

Reggie Miller: M.J. is 10 Times Better than Kobe
Now No. 3 all-time in scoring, Kobe Bryant has passed his idol Michael Jordan. Reggie Miller isn’t impressed, though. “Michael Jordan on his worst day...

UNC vs. UNCG, three to know preview
The Tar Heels travel to the Greensboro Coliseum, where UNCG plays most of its home games. The Spartans are coached by former UNC guard Wes...

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