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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...

Dean Smith made everyone feel like they mattered
I like to think this is what made Dean Smith so special. He used his amazing powers of recall and applied them equally to everyone...

Dean Smith's influence felt strongly at UNC
The final season guard Hubert Davis played in the NBA was with the Detroit Pistons, who were in town to play against Michael Jordan during...

Michael Jordan misspelled Barack Obama's name on an autograph
When you sign as many autographs as Michael Jordan, you are bound to make a few mistakes. Unfortunately, one mistake came on a ball he...

Dean Smith a hoops legend and even better man
Dean Smith, the legendary North Carolina basketball coach who died Saturday at age 83, was one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time...

Dean Smith’s caring touch, penchant for relationships shines through in death
As Michael Jordan often has done, Phil Ford, the college star in the 1970s who conducted UNC’s famed Four Corners offense and became the No...

Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams, P.J. Hairston mourn death of Dean Smith
Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams and P.J. Hairston were among those who spoke glowingly about Dean Smith and his many contributions. Now players with the...

President Obama On Dean Smith
Statement by President Barack Obama on the Passing of Dean Smith: "Last night, America lost not just a coaching legend but a gentleman and a...

Sports world and beyond remember Dean Smith
From former players and coaches to rivals and even politicians, people took to social media Sunday to remember the legendary Dean Smith after his passing...

Michael Jordan: Dean Smith was 'mentor, teacher, 2nd father'
Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents. Smith died Saturday night at...

Michael Jordan responds to Dean Smith's passing
On Saturday night, Dean Smith passed away at the age of 83 following a long battle with dementia. Michael Jordan was one of the first...

Video: UNC Basketball - Pride of the State
Our nation's first public university, North Carolina has as much pride in its colors as it does its rich basketball tradition. From coaching legend Dean...

Will Perdue shares more details of Michael Jordan punch
Horace Grant told a New York radio station about the time Michael Jordan punched teammate Will Perdue during practice. Perdue confirmed the story was legit...

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