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Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 8:46 PM

Michael Jordan Surprises Elementary School Students

Michael Jordan Surprises Elementary School Students

The Monday blues quickly turned to uncontrollable joy at a Charlotte elementary school when Michael Jordan decided to pop by for a surprise visit. Read »

Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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By Associated Press/Outside Shot Staff

Jordan 'Disgusted' by Alleged Sterling Comments

Michael Jordan said he's both disgusted and outraged by the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

A collaboration between Macklemore and Michael Jordan has left fans of Air Jordan's coveted shoe collection, well, up in the air. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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By Marcus Riley

Jordan, Pippen Were Initially Asked to Visit North Korea

Jordan, Pippen Were Initially Asked to Visit North Korea

The uproar over Dennis Rodman's first visit to North Korea would have seemed tame in comparison to if the TV show that arranged it had landed its initial targets -- Michael Jordan or Scottie Pippen. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014 at 1:20 PM
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By Outside Shot Staff

Michael Jordan's Suburban Mansion Off the Market

Michael Jordan's Suburban Mansion Off the Market

After two years and three price reductions, Michael Jordan's suburban Chicago mansion is off the market. Read »

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 4:45 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Jordan Made More Money Last Year Than Most Active Athletes

Jordan Made More Money Last Year Than Most Active Athletes

Michael Jordan hasn’t stepped foot on an NBA court in more than 10 years, but he’s still scoring more in yearly income than every retired or active athlete, except for one. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 9:16 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Michael Jordan's Wife Gives Birth to Twin Girls

Michael Jordan's Wife Gives Birth to Twin Girls

The girls, named Victoria and Ysabel, were born in West Palm Beach, Fla. Read »

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 1:48 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Phil Jackson Settles MJ vs. Kobe Debate

Phil Jackson Settles MJ vs. Kobe Debate

We can finally put this issue to bed as the “Zen Master,” Phil Jackson weighed in on the topic. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 11:12 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Forbes: Bulls Worth $1 Billion, Third Highest in the NBA

Forbes: Bulls Worth $1 Billion, Third Highest in the NBA

The Chicago Bulls haven’t won an NBA Championship in 15 years, but that hasn’t stopped their value as a franchise from growing. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 4:20 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Deloris Jordan Envisions Museum in MJ's Highland Park Mansion

Deloris P. Jordan, mother of famed NBA star Michael Jordan, says she’s hoping to turn her valuable collection of items from her son’s past into a museum. Read »

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Bryan Crawford Bryan Crawford was born and raised in Englewood on Chicago's South Side. His grasp of of the game came from playing all over the city and suburbs as a kid and watching Michael Jordan perform with the Bulls. He has written for SLAM Magazine, SLAMonline, RedEye, The Sports Fan Journal and is a weekly guest radio host on the Jarrett Payton Show. Follow him on Twitter: @BryanCraw4D