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SI.com: A letter to Michael Jordan: Shame on you for refusing to help Pop

SI.com writer Thomas Lake takes basketball great Michael Jordan to task for not doing more to help his old high school coach who suffers from mental illness and recently found himself in jail.

‘Obama Classic’ basketball fundraiser to star Michael Jordan, NBA greats

President Obama, Michael Jordan and a group of past and present NBA stars will appear together on a New York City basketball court Aug. 22 for the "Obama Classic," a fundraiser and grassroots sweepstakes for the president’s re-election campaign.

Jordan: 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad

Michael Jordan says there's no way Kobe Bryant and this year's USA Olympic basketball team could've beaten the 1992 Dream Team. Jordan told The Associated Press Thursday "I absolutely laughed" when hearing Bryant's comments that the squad training in Las Vegas could take Jordan and company.

Mike Dunlap named Bobcats head coach

Team owner Michael Jordan did not attend the news conference, but the Bobcats still have a new head coach. St. John's assistant coach Mike Dunlap was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats.

Jordan adds Novant hospitals to endorsement list

Michael Jordan is perhaps the world's best known pitchman. Now a North Carolina hospital group is joining the likes of Nike and Hanes in having Wilmington's hoops legend promote them.

Marshall injury stirs memories of 1984 at UNC

In 1984, the Tar Heels began the year favored to win the national basketball championship - but their point guard, Kenny Smith, broke his wrist. Fast forward to 2012, and point guard Kendall Marshall could be out with a broken wrist when North Carolina meets Ohio Friday in the round of 16 in St. Louis.

Jordan agrees to first Charlotte endorsement deal

Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has agreed to his first endorsement deal with a Charlotte-based business, partnering with team sponsors Presbyterian Healthcare and Novant Health.

Jordan’s 9-bedroom home with full basketball court for sale for $29M

Michael Jordan's longtime personal residence in suburban Chicago is for sale for $29 million. That includes nine bedrooms, 15 baths and five fireplaces. There's also a three-bedroom guesthouse, pool area, outdoor tennis court and three climate-controlled multi-car garages.

Laney’s Wilson joins Michael Jordan in record book

video It's not every night a high school basketball player can put his name in the same sentence as the great Michael Jordan, but that's exactly what happened last night at Michael Jordan Gymnasium at Laney High School when Elijah Wilson tied M.J.'s single-game scoring record.

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Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

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