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Air Jordan, Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 11 Concord, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA, Sneaker Stories, Style -

Marvin Barias can pinpoint the moment he knew he wanted his first pair of Air Jordans. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, like many ’90s kids, he idolized Michael Jordan. So much so, he collected almost everything connected to his hero: basketball cards, magazine covers, newspaper clippings. Yet, by high school, Barias still […]

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Allen Iverson, Michael Jordan, NBA, News -

One of the most unforgettable moments of Allen Iverson’s Hall of Fame basketball career came during his rookie season during a 1997 game against the Chicago Bulls when he famously caught Michael Jordan with his iconic crossover. The crossover of Jordan, the greatest player of all-time, was immortalized first on every sports highlight show around […]

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BeBe Winans, CulturePlay, Gospel Music, Michael Jordan, Music, R&B -

On any given Sunday, before someone takes the gridiron — or before someone suits up on an NBA court — somebody, somewhere, is listening to some BeBe Winans music. After all, his résumé — six Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, four NAACP Image Awards and three Soul Train Music Awards — speaks for itself. For […]

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Damian Lillard, Drake, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Portland Trail Blazers, Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen, Spike Lee -

There’s a Jay-Z lyric for any situation in life. Just ask Damian Lillard, the Bay Area MC who moonlights as the Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard. Do not bark up that tree, Jay-Z once warned his foes on the classic 2001 diss track “Takeover.” That tree will fall on you/ I don’t know why […]

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All-Time Scoring, Dirk Nowitzki, Featured, LeBron James, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan, News, San Antonio Spurs, Sports, Top Stories, Wilt Chamberlain -

With a jumper shot in Saturday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, LeBron James surpassed Dirk Nowitzki on the NBA’s scoring chart, earning sixth place among all-time scoring leaders

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Andre Drummond, Chad Kelly, Colin Kaepernick, Darius Bazley, Eli Manning, Jerry Jones, Joel Embiid, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Killer Mike, Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Jordan, Rae Carruth, Rajon Rondo, The Week That Was, WWE -

Monday 10.22.18 The NFL had to save fans from themselves by pre-emptively blocking customers from purchasing customized No. 89 Carolina Panthers jerseys with “Carruth” on the back. Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, who once willingly signed Greg Hardy but wouldn’t give up a fifth-round draft pick for Josh Gordon, traded away a […]

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Commentary, GOAT, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams, Tom Brady -

We need to kill off some of these GOATs trampling through the internet. Not because of a surplus of actual greatness — Serena, Jordan and Brady still reign supreme. The true GOATs remain on top of the mountain, for all to see. But the title “Greatest of All Time” is being abused. Rampantly. It’s become […]

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Antonio Brown, Colin Kaepernick, Jimmy Butler, Josh Gordon, JuJu Smith-Schuster, LeBron James, Maroon 5, Michael Jordan, Nate Boyer, Ryan Fitzpatrick, The Week That Was, Tom Brady, Urban Meyer -

Monday 09.17.18 The San Antonio Spurs, waiting until Tony Parker vacated the premises, hired former NBA forward Brent Barry as vice president of basketball operations. Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer, who knew his former assistant coach Zach Smith had committed an act of domestic violence in 2009 and 2015 and patronized a strip club […]

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Black Panther, Entertainment, Film, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, News, Ryan Coogler, Space Jam, Space Jam 2, Sports, Video -

  Ryan Coogler has just signed on to produce the long-awaited sequel, Space Jam 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Black Panther director will produce the film that picks up where the 1996 original left off. Instead of Michael Jordan in the lead role, a new generation of fans will see LeBron James take […]

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Black Panther, Creed, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan, Movies, NBA, Ryan Coogler, Space Jam, Space Jam 2, Terrance Nance -

LeBron James plus Ryan Coogler plus Space Jam? What once existed as just a rumor finally seems to be becoming a reality – and it may be bigger and better than anyone expected. According to The Hollywood Reporter, James has tapped Coogler as the producer for James’ long-awaited Space Jam 2. Whoop, there it is, […]

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is donating $2 million dollars to assist residents affected […]

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Black History, Boxing, Hip-Hop, Jamie Foxx, Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Rape, Robin Givens, Sexual Assault, TLC, Tupac Shakur -

To stump Jamie Foxx? That takes a lot of work. But Mike Tyson pulled it off. The two celebrities have been connected for nearly 30 years, the boxer being a frequent and willing muse for Foxx. But recently they were discussing the actor’s long-anticipated, Martin Scorsese-directed biopic of the mercurial pugilist. During the conversation, Tyson, […]

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Basketball, Daniel Green, James Jordan, Killing, Michael Jordan, Michael Jordan dad, NBA, News, Sports, Top Stories -

Daniel Green was convicted of killing basketball legend Michael Jordan’s father 25 years ago, but now he’s secured a new attorney in hopes that he will get a new trial and overturn his conviction, reports Sports Illustrated. Attorney Chris Mumma now represents Green in the case after he asked for a new lawyer and a new trial. Green was convicted of […]

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Air Jordans, brooklyn and queens, Counterfeit, fake footwear, fake sneakers, Featured, Michael Jordan, News, Nike, nike air jordans, Top Stories, Video -

  What are those! Hopefully, they are the real Nike Air Jordans on your feet, but if you copped a pair of the coveted sneakers somewhere in Brooklyn and Queens NYC, they just might be counterfeit. READ MORE: Surprise Victory: Black Ferguson city councilman wins St. Louis County prosecutor seat over long-time incumbent NYPD made a huge […]

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Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Michael Jordan, News, Shannon Sharpe, Sports, Video -

Shannon Sharpe issued some sharp criticism against Michael Jordan on his show Undisputed after the NBA legend issued a brief response to Donald Trump’s insults against LeBron James and Don Lemon.

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Barack Obama, don lemon, donald trump, Donovan Mitchell, Entertainment, Karl-Anthony Towns, lebron james, Matt Barnes, michael jordan, Sports -

Donald Trump’s bashing of LeBron James and celebration of Michael Jordan had sports fans eagerly waiting for the retired […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump, H.E.R., LeBron James, Mac Miller, Michael Jordan, NBA, President Donald Trump, Travis Scott, YG -

Exactly 23 minutes before midnight — amid the social media celebration of Barack Obama’s 57th birthday on Aug. 4 – President Donald Trump, as he is prone to do, fired off a tweet that made international headlines. This time he brought into his crosshairs two men who made No. 23 an iconic symbol of dominance: […]

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Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Featured, LeBron James, Melania Trump, Michael Jordan, Opinion, Sports -

Donald Trump’s tweet calling LeBron James and Don Lemon dumb and dumber did not go over well in the sports and political world, eliciting strong reactions on social media. While NBA athletes, entertainers and politicians alike fired off a flurry of responses directed at the president, James’ first tweet following Trump’s diss made no mention of the former reality TV star […]

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed […]

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Beyonce, Chris Rock, Destiny’s Child, Drake, ESPYS, Jamie Foxx, Jay Pharoah, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Russell Westbrook, Samuel L. Jackson, Stevie Wonder -

When one thinks of ESPN’s annual ESPYS award show, many moments stand out. While some made us laugh out loud, like host Justin Timberlake, or laugh uncomfortably, like Saturday Night Live alum Norm Macdonald’s scathing opening monologue, the most memorable moments of the past 25 years have evoked emotions, tears and standing ovations. There’s Sidney […]

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Air Jordan, Anna Wintour, Anna Wintour Air Jordan, Anna Wintour Jordans, AWOK, Entertainment, Jasmine Jordan, Michael Jordan, Nike, Sports, Style, Vogue -

Nike has teamed up with infamous VOGUE Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour to create a chic capsule collection of sneakers for women. The line reimagines the brand’s most infamous sneakers, the Air Jordan 1 and the Air Jordan 3 SE and features her seal of approval in the form of her actual signature, “Anna Wintour OK” (AWOK). […]

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Jasmine Jordan, Michael Jordan, News, Nike, Sports -

As the only daughter of Michael Jordan and his ex-wife Juanita Vanoy Jordan, Jasmine Jordan definitely wants to “be like Mike.”

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Education, Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan, Nike, Philanthropy, Sneaker Stories -

On an early June day, as the academic calendar drew to a close and graduation neared, Cyrus Harden decided to leave school a little early. His plan: Change clothes and walk over to one of his part-time jobs to put in some extra hours. College was on the horizon for Harden, so he could certainly […]

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Air Jordan, Chicago Bulls, History, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA History, NBA Playoffs, Sneaker Stories, Style -

It was a missed shot, not just the most revered game-winner of Michael Jordan’s career, that made the Air Jordan 14 iconic. It began with the final play in Game 5 of the 1998 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz. With 0.8 seconds remaining on the clock and the Bulls trailing 83-81, […]

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Maya Moore, Michael Jordan, Minnesota Lynx, Undefeated Athlete of the Week, Wings poster, WNBA -

Maya Moore was drawn to 4-year-old Liliana Sikakane way before Twitter caught on to the little girl who was inspired by a billboard starring the Minnesota Lynx star forward outside of Minneapolis’ Target Center. The billboard and poster, which showcase Moore re-enacting the famous Michael Jordan “Wings” poster from 1989, is part of an ad […]

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Basketball, Goat, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA Finals, News, Opinion, Sports -

Writer William E. Ketchum III explains why although Michael Jordan will go down as one of the most iconic athletes and pop culture figures of all time, but all things considered, LeBron James is the GOAT. He brought receipts.

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Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets, Michael Jordan, Muslim, NBA, Ramadan -

When sunset strikes, all around the world Muslims are dunking samosas in chutney like Giannis Antetokounmpo posterizing Aron Baynes. In fact, during this year’s holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, fasts are being broken and thirst quenched just in time for the Splash Brothers to tantalize […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Stephen Curry -

On the dunk Richter scale, nothing ranks higher than a smash that alters the course of a playoff series. (Well, almost nothing.) The funeral James Harden gave Draymond Green on Tuesday night could turn out to be one of those dunks. We expect Harden to rain treys and cook dudes’ legs into spaghetti, of course. […]

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Air Jordan, Fred Whitfield, Golf, Harold Varner III, Michael Jordan, Sneaker Stories, Tiger Woods -

Harold Varner III finished at 12 under par at last weekend’s Players Championship, tying for seventh place. It was the 27-year-old’s first top-10 finish in nearly a year, and yet most of the attention from non-hard-core golf fans wasn’t on him winning $331,375. The internet was raving about his shoes. While sinking seven birdies during […]

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Air Jordan, Denzel Washington, He Got Game, Michael Jordan, Movies, Nike, Ray Allen, Sneaker Stories -

This is the first of two stories celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the basketball cult classic He Got Game. The film, directed by Spike Lee and starring Ray Allen and Denzel Washington, hit theaters on May 1, 1998. His IMDb page features nearly two dozen television and film credits. His résumé boasts a Master of […]

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Donald Trump, Julio Jones, Kanye West, Kevin Durant, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Michael Jordan, Russell Westbrook, The Week That Was -

Monday 04.23.18 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, about as proficient at social media as Shad Moss, said it was a “total accident” when he liked an Instagram comment that said former teammate Russell Westbrook was the “problem” when Durant was still with the Oklahoma City Thunder. A Pennsylvania golf club, telling Waffle House and […]

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Chicago, Education, Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan, Nike, Philanthropy, Sneaker Stories, Style -

  Rozzie Cribbs never thought he’d make it to the promised land. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, the idea of being a full-time student on the campus of a four-year university was a seemingly unattainable goal. He hadn’t seen many kids like him ever reach it — and not for a lack […]

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