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Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admitted he took a shot at luring Michael Jordan to play for him in Dallas when Jordan made his second NBA comeback in 2001. Speakin [...]

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Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Major League Baseball’s plan to begin its truncated season on July 4 is far from a done deal, but Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado is hopeful that stic [...]

Read full article: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety p...→
Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan’s former Chicago Bulls teammate said in an interview published Sunday that the NBA legend became a “prisoner” of his own success.

Read full article: Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own s...→
NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

Longtime Nuggets beat writer Mike Monroe had a story that couldn’t wait for the morning paper.

Read full article: NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke t...→
What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What if the Sixers had traded Julius Erving for Michael Jordan on draft day in 1984? We take a look at that alternative reality.

Read full article: What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erv...→
Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

There’s a cost to being Michael Jordan. That comes out very clearly in ESPN’s documentary.

Read full article: Sometimes the greatest player of all tim...→
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Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

All-time great point guard Steve Nash recalled the first time he went toe-to-toe with Michael Jordan in 1996. Nash, who was a rookie that season with the Phoen [...]

Read full article: Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jord...→
Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s former teammates talked in “The Last Dance” about how the Chicago Bulls superstar instilled fear into them during their playing days but one t [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infam...→
Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

In the 1996 NBA Finals, the Seattle Supersonics won two straight games against the Chicago Bulls once point guard Gary Payton defended Michael Jordan from the [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in...→
Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan recalled in Episode 7 of “The Last Dance” on Sunday that one of the last conversations he had with his father before he died was about playing b [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan says last conversation wi...→
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James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

It’s well known Michael Jordan had a bit of a gambling habit, but Sunday’s episode of “The Last Dance” showed just how big the story got — with some even specu [...]

Read full article: James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jor...→
Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Seeing again how Michael Jordan's memorable journey as a minor-league outfielder in the Chicago White Sox system played out reminds us anew of the city’s never [...]

Read full article: Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantas...→
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The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

In 2005, Michael Jordan appeared on 60 Minutes for his first major television interview after his retirement from professional basketball.

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Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan’s teammates having a bad game was something the former NBA superstar apparently kept an eye on during his career and all of his lashing out may [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant...→

Charles Barkley: ‘Joel Embiid Hates Me Because I Call Him Lazy’

Charles Barkley compared the tension between himself and Joel Embiid to his rift with Michael Jordan, saying Embiid “hates him.”... Joel Embiid has pledged to [...]

Read full article: Charles Barkley: ‘Joel Embiid Hates Me B...→
The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before

The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before "Flu Game" has finally revealed himself

Jordan got food poisoned the night before Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, before going on to score 38 points as the Bulls defeated the Jazz 90-88.

Read full article: The man who made and delivered Michael J...→
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Parade of whistles? Free-throw shooting contest? Today's NBA is anything but that compared to 'glory days' - amNewYork

This is not another Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate. This is not another freeform dialogue explaining why one player couldn't survive in the

Read full article: Parade of whistles? Free-throw shooting ...→
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Phil was burned out, and if he wasn’t coming back, neither was MJ — no matter what Jordan said in "The Last Dance.’’

Read full article: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil ...→
The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

"The Last Dance" sheds light on what was the biggest story in sports after Michael Jordan retired from baseball in 1993. Here are some more details.

Read full article: The inside story on the scoop I had on M...→
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Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

The Rockies manager discusses his thoughts on the owners’ proposal for the 2020 season, including how he feels about expanded playoffs and the universal design [...]

Read full article: Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ pr...→

Michael Jordan: B-Ball Buppie | The Village Voice

Native Son: B-Ball Buppie December 5, 1989 Alone with the tube in a hotel room in Antigua the night the NBA season starts. Most of...

Read full article: Michael Jordan: B-Ball Buppie | The Vill...→
Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Although Michael Jordan starred in many memorable commercials throughout the 1990s for major brands such McDonald’s “Nothing But Net” spot and Nike’s “Failure” [...]

Read full article: Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost ...→
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Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan began torturing Patrick Ewing nearly three decades ago. Predictably, the six-time NBA champion hasn’t stopped. The Hall of Fame center first los [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patr...→
‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

Through what we’ve seen so far in ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” it is abundantly clear that Michael Jordan’s unparalleled “win at all costs” mentality propelled…

Read full article: ‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan f...→
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Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s first retirement from the NBA and the rumors of a gambling suspension were addressed during “The Last Dance” on Sunday night.

Read full article: Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling s...→
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Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player  [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player in Sunday’s upcoming edition of “The Last Dance,” a dabbling in baseball that g [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at ...→
How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

Part 5 of the “The Last Dance” dove into Michael Jordan’s unique relationship with Kobe Bryant, and now a trainer whom the two legendary NBA stars shared revea [...]

Read full article: How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jorda...→
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'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith says that ESPN documentary "The Last Dance" shows us what Michael Jordan was really like: "C [...]

Read full article: 'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael ...→
Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Former Chicago Bulls forward Horace Grant denounced the ESPN documentary “The Last Dance” as a downright lie and called former teammate Michael Jordan a snitch [...]

Read full article: Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘L...→
New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

“The Last Dance” documentary covered several reasons why Michael Jordan retired after the 1992-93 season with “His Airness” himself saying that he was just men [...]

Read full article: New reason why Michael Jordan retired in...→
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‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

“The Last Dance” is over, and in a world where live sports barely exist, the conclusion of ESPN’s docuseries sends us back to a place without appointment telev [...]

Read full article: ‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much ...→

"The Last Dance" episodes 9 and 10: Where to watch final two episodes of ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary on Sunday

The final two episodes of ESPN's 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan's final season with the Chicago Bulls air on Sunday night.

Read full article: "The Last Dance" episodes 9 and 10: Wher...→
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Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in

Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in "The Last Dance"

Jasmine Jordan admits been surprised by the candid and honest portrayal of his father throughout the first eight episodes of ESPN's documentary.

Read full article: Michael Jordan's daughter says she's sur...→
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Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls and the stories spurred from 'The Last Dance.'

Read full article: Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Eve...→
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Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

If Michael Jordan hadn’t been on the board at No. 3 overall in the 1984 NBA Draft, what player might the Chicago Bulls have drafted? During a recent appearance [...]

Read full article: Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if ...→

What It Was Like When Michael Jordan Chased His Baseball Dream

It was the winter of 1993. Bill Melton – who played for the White Sox from 1968 to 1975 – was living in Chicago and working as a Sox ambassador. One day, out o [...]

Read full article: What It Was Like When Michael Jordan Cha...→
Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

It’s been almost three decades since Michael Jordan’s father, James, died. The 57-year-old basketball star remembered his late dad during Sunday’s episode of t [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s ...→

Michael Jordan's Kids Reflect On 'The Last Dance,' Growing Up

CBS 2's Ryan Baker spoke with Jordan's sons Jeffrey and Marcus and daughter Jasmine about the documentary, their world famous dad and growing up.

Read full article: Michael Jordan's Kids Reflect On 'The La...→
Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Kerr and Jordan traded blows during training camp ahead of the 1995-96 season, but overcame their differences to establish a long-lasting relationship.

Read full article: Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Mi...→
‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

"I'm back" are the two iconic words Michael Jordan used to announce his return to the 1994-95 basketball season after an extended retirement to play baseball.

Read full article: ‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know ...→
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Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Michael Jordan’s baseball detour will be featured on this week’s “The Last Dance” documentary.

Read full article: Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Rec...→
Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Former Utah Jazz star John Stockton was nearly left out of “The Last Dance” documentary showcasing the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls and their last season in the dynas [...]

Read full article: Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant...→
Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

"He told me he would call Jewel-Osco about 15 minutes before they closed, and let them know he was coming in," former teammate Brad Sellers said. "They would s [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan had a special agreement w...→
Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley were good friends despite some heated battles on the court when both were still playing. But it was an episode in their next [...]

Read full article: Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rif...→
Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admitted he took a shot at luring Michael Jordan to play for him in Dallas when Jordan made his second NBA comeback in 2001. Speakin [...]

Read full article: Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan ...→
Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Former Chicago Bulls forward Horace Grant denounced the ESPN documentary “The Last Dance” as a downright lie and called former teammate Michael Jordan a snitch [...]

Read full article: Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘L...→

Parade of whistles? Free-throw shooting contest? Today's NBA is anything but that compared to 'glory days' - amNewYork

This is not another Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate. This is not another freeform dialogue explaining why one player couldn't survive in the

Read full article: Parade of whistles? Free-throw shooting ...→
‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

“The Last Dance” is over, and in a world where live sports barely exist, the conclusion of ESPN’s docuseries sends us back to a place without appointment telev [...]

Read full article: ‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much ...→
NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

Longtime Nuggets beat writer Mike Monroe had a story that couldn’t wait for the morning paper.

Read full article: NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke t...→
Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in

Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in "The Last Dance"

Jasmine Jordan admits been surprised by the candid and honest portrayal of his father throughout the first eight episodes of ESPN's documentary.

Read full article: Michael Jordan's daughter says she's sur...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

The Rockies manager discusses his thoughts on the owners’ proposal for the 2020 season, including how he feels about expanded playoffs and the universal design [...]

Read full article: Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ pr...→
Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

There’s a cost to being Michael Jordan. That comes out very clearly in ESPN’s documentary.

Read full article: Sometimes the greatest player of all tim...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

If Michael Jordan hadn’t been on the board at No. 3 overall in the 1984 NBA Draft, what player might the Chicago Bulls have drafted? During a recent appearance [...]

Read full article: Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if ...→
Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Although Michael Jordan starred in many memorable commercials throughout the 1990s for major brands such McDonald’s “Nothing But Net” spot and Nike’s “Failure” [...]

Read full article: Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost ...→
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Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s former teammates talked in “The Last Dance” about how the Chicago Bulls superstar instilled fear into them during their playing days but one t [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infam...→
Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

It’s been almost three decades since Michael Jordan’s father, James, died. The 57-year-old basketball star remembered his late dad during Sunday’s episode of t [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s ...→
‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

Through what we’ve seen so far in ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” it is abundantly clear that Michael Jordan’s unparalleled “win at all costs” mentality propelled…

Read full article: ‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan f...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan recalled in Episode 7 of “The Last Dance” on Sunday that one of the last conversations he had with his father before he died was about playing b [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan says last conversation wi...→
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Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Kerr and Jordan traded blows during training camp ahead of the 1995-96 season, but overcame their differences to establish a long-lasting relationship.

Read full article: Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Mi...→
Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Seeing again how Michael Jordan's memorable journey as a minor-league outfielder in the Chicago White Sox system played out reminds us anew of the city’s never [...]

Read full article: Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantas...→
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Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Michael Jordan’s baseball detour will be featured on this week’s “The Last Dance” documentary.

Read full article: Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Rec...→
Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player  [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player in Sunday’s upcoming edition of “The Last Dance,” a dabbling in baseball that g [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at ...→
Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

"He told me he would call Jewel-Osco about 15 minutes before they closed, and let them know he was coming in," former teammate Brad Sellers said. "They would s [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan had a special agreement w...→
'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith says that ESPN documentary "The Last Dance" shows us what Michael Jordan was really like: "C [...]

Read full article: 'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael ...→

Charles Barkley: ‘Joel Embiid Hates Me Because I Call Him Lazy’

Charles Barkley compared the tension between himself and Joel Embiid to his rift with Michael Jordan, saying Embiid “hates him.”... Joel Embiid has pledged to [...]

Read full article: Charles Barkley: ‘Joel Embiid Hates Me B...→
The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before

The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before "Flu Game" has finally revealed himself

Jordan got food poisoned the night before Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, before going on to score 38 points as the Bulls defeated the Jazz 90-88.

Read full article: The man who made and delivered Michael J...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Major League Baseball’s plan to begin its truncated season on July 4 is far from a done deal, but Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado is hopeful that stic [...]

Read full article: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety p...→
New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

“The Last Dance” documentary covered several reasons why Michael Jordan retired after the 1992-93 season with “His Airness” himself saying that he was just men [...]

Read full article: New reason why Michael Jordan retired in...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Phil was burned out, and if he wasn’t coming back, neither was MJ — no matter what Jordan said in "The Last Dance.’’

Read full article: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil ...→
Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan’s former Chicago Bulls teammate said in an interview published Sunday that the NBA legend became a “prisoner” of his own success.

Read full article: Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own s...→

"The Last Dance" episodes 9 and 10: Where to watch final two episodes of ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary on Sunday

The final two episodes of ESPN's 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan's final season with the Chicago Bulls air on Sunday night.

Read full article: "The Last Dance" episodes 9 and 10: Wher...→
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The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

"The Last Dance" sheds light on what was the biggest story in sports after Michael Jordan retired from baseball in 1993. Here are some more details.

Read full article: The inside story on the scoop I had on M...→
  • #Michael Jordan
What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What if the Sixers had traded Julius Erving for Michael Jordan on draft day in 1984? We take a look at that alternative reality.

Read full article: What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erv...→
Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls and the stories spurred from 'The Last Dance.'

Read full article: Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Eve...→
  • #Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan: B-Ball Buppie | The Village Voice

Native Son: B-Ball Buppie December 5, 1989 Alone with the tube in a hotel room in Antigua the night the NBA season starts. Most of...

Read full article: Michael Jordan: B-Ball Buppie | The Vill...→
Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

All-time great point guard Steve Nash recalled the first time he went toe-to-toe with Michael Jordan in 1996. Nash, who was a rookie that season with the Phoen [...]

Read full article: Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jord...→

What It Was Like When Michael Jordan Chased His Baseball Dream

It was the winter of 1993. Bill Melton – who played for the White Sox from 1968 to 1975 – was living in Chicago and working as a Sox ambassador. One day, out o [...]

Read full article: What It Was Like When Michael Jordan Cha...→
Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan began torturing Patrick Ewing nearly three decades ago. Predictably, the six-time NBA champion hasn’t stopped. The Hall of Fame center first los [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patr...→
Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

In the 1996 NBA Finals, the Seattle Supersonics won two straight games against the Chicago Bulls once point guard Gary Payton defended Michael Jordan from the [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in...→

Michael Jordan's Kids Reflect On 'The Last Dance,' Growing Up

CBS 2's Ryan Baker spoke with Jordan's sons Jeffrey and Marcus and daughter Jasmine about the documentary, their world famous dad and growing up.

Read full article: Michael Jordan's Kids Reflect On 'The La...→
Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s first retirement from the NBA and the rumors of a gambling suspension were addressed during “The Last Dance” on Sunday night.

Read full article: Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling s...→
  • #Michael Jordan
James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

It’s well known Michael Jordan had a bit of a gambling habit, but Sunday’s episode of “The Last Dance” showed just how big the story got — with some even specu [...]

Read full article: James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jor...→
‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

"I'm back" are the two iconic words Michael Jordan used to announce his return to the 1994-95 basketball season after an extended retirement to play baseball.

Read full article: ‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know ...→
  • #Michael Jordan
The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

In 2005, Michael Jordan appeared on 60 Minutes for his first major television interview after his retirement from professional basketball.

Read full article: The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes...→
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Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Former Utah Jazz star John Stockton was nearly left out of “The Last Dance” documentary showcasing the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls and their last season in the dynas [...]

Read full article: Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant...→
How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

Part 5 of the “The Last Dance” dove into Michael Jordan’s unique relationship with Kobe Bryant, and now a trainer whom the two legendary NBA stars shared revea [...]

Read full article: How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jorda...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan’s teammates having a bad game was something the former NBA superstar apparently kept an eye on during his career and all of his lashing out may [...]

Read full article: Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant...→
Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley were good friends despite some heated battles on the court when both were still playing. But it was an episode in their next [...]

Read full article: Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rif...→
Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan to Mavericks the first time they met

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admitted he took a shot at luring Michael Jordan to play for him in Dallas when Jordan made his second NBA comeback in 2001. Speakin [...]

Read full article: Mark Cuban tried signing Michael Jordan ...→
The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before

The man who made and delivered Michael Jordan's pizza before "Flu Game" has finally revealed himself

Jordan got food poisoned the night before Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, before going on to score 38 points as the Bulls defeated the Jazz 90-88.

Read full article: The man who made and delivered Michael J...→
  • #Michael Jordan
Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘Last Dance’: ‘That’s a damn snitch right there’

Former Chicago Bulls forward Horace Grant denounced the ESPN documentary “The Last Dance” as a downright lie and called former teammate Michael Jordan a snitch [...]

Read full article: Horace Grant rips Michael Jordan over ‘L...→
Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado on MLB’s safety plan, Blake Snell and Michael Jordan’s greatness

Major League Baseball’s plan to begin its truncated season on July 4 is far from a done deal, but Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado is hopeful that stic [...]

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Parade of whistles? Free-throw shooting contest? Today's NBA is anything but that compared to 'glory days' - amNewYork

This is not another Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate. This is not another freeform dialogue explaining why one player couldn't survive in the

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New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

New reason why Michael Jordan retired in 1993 emerges as 'The Last Dance' ends

“The Last Dance” documentary covered several reasons why Michael Jordan retired after the 1992-93 season with “His Airness” himself saying that he was just men [...]

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Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson were never coming back for one more year

Phil was burned out, and if he wasn’t coming back, neither was MJ — no matter what Jordan said in "The Last Dance.’’

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‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

‘The Last Dance’ finale showed how much Michael Jordan overcame in the end

“The Last Dance” is over, and in a world where live sports barely exist, the conclusion of ESPN’s docuseries sends us back to a place without appointment telev [...]

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Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan was prisoner of his own success, ex-Bulls teammate Craig Hodges says

Michael Jordan’s former Chicago Bulls teammate said in an interview published Sunday that the NBA legend became a “prisoner” of his own success.

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"The Last Dance" episodes 9 and 10: Where to watch final two episodes of ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary on Sunday

The final two episodes of ESPN's 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan's final season with the Chicago Bulls air on Sunday night.

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NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

NBA Journal: How The Denver Post broke the story of Michael Jordan’s 1993 retirement

Longtime Nuggets beat writer Mike Monroe had a story that couldn’t wait for the morning paper.

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The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

The inside story on the scoop I had on MJ playing baseball ... or did I?

"The Last Dance" sheds light on what was the biggest story in sports after Michael Jordan retired from baseball in 1993. Here are some more details.

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Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in

Michael Jordan's daughter says she's surprised by her father in "The Last Dance"

Jasmine Jordan admits been surprised by the candid and honest portrayal of his father throughout the first eight episodes of ESPN's documentary.

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What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What If the Sixers Had Traded Julius Erving to Draft Michael Jordan?

What if the Sixers had traded Julius Erving for Michael Jordan on draft day in 1984? We take a look at that alternative reality.

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Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

Rockies podcast: Bud Black on owners’ proposal for 2020, possibility of season without fans and whether Michael Jordan would’ve made the majors

The Rockies manager discusses his thoughts on the owners’ proposal for the 2020 season, including how he feels about expanded playoffs and the universal design [...]

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Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Michael Jordan and 'The Last Dance': Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls and the stories spurred from 'The Last Dance.'

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Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

Sometimes the greatest player of all time looks all alone on ‘The Last Dance’

There’s a cost to being Michael Jordan. That comes out very clearly in ESPN’s documentary.

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Michael Jordan: B-Ball Buppie | The Village Voice

Native Son: B-Ball Buppie December 5, 1989 Alone with the tube in a hotel room in Antigua the night the NBA season starts. Most of...

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Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

Bulls would have drafted Sam Perkins if Michael Jordan wasn’t available

If Michael Jordan hadn’t been on the board at No. 3 overall in the 1984 NBA Draft, what player might the Chicago Bulls have drafted? During a recent appearance [...]

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Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

Steve Nash remembers asking Michael Jordan for his sneakers during a game in 1996

All-time great point guard Steve Nash recalled the first time he went toe-to-toe with Michael Jordan in 1996. Nash, who was a rookie that season with the Phoen [...]

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Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Gatorade’s ‘Be Like Mike’ jingle almost didn’t happen, says the ad exec who created the song

Although Michael Jordan starred in many memorable commercials throughout the 1990s for major brands such McDonald’s “Nothing But Net” spot and Nike’s “Failure” [...]

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What It Was Like When Michael Jordan Chased His Baseball Dream

It was the winter of 1993. Bill Melton – who played for the White Sox from 1968 to 1975 – was living in Chicago and working as a Sox ambassador. One day, out o [...]

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Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr discuss infamous fight in 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s former teammates talked in “The Last Dance” about how the Chicago Bulls superstar instilled fear into them during their playing days but one t [...]

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Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan is relentless in his Patrick Ewing trash talk

Michael Jordan began torturing Patrick Ewing nearly three decades ago. Predictably, the six-time NBA champion hasn’t stopped. The Hall of Fame center first los [...]

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Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

Michael Jordan Reflects on His Father’s Murder in Heartbreaking Docuseries Moment

It’s been almost three decades since Michael Jordan’s father, James, died. The 57-year-old basketball star remembered his late dad during Sunday’s episode of t [...]

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Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton in ‘The Last Dance’

In the 1996 NBA Finals, the Seattle Supersonics won two straight games against the Chicago Bulls once point guard Gary Payton defended Michael Jordan from the [...]

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‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

‘The Last Dance’ recap: Michael Jordan faces his demons

Through what we’ve seen so far in ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” it is abundantly clear that Michael Jordan’s unparalleled “win at all costs” mentality propelled…

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Michael Jordan's Kids Reflect On 'The Last Dance,' Growing Up

CBS 2's Ryan Baker spoke with Jordan's sons Jeffrey and Marcus and daughter Jasmine about the documentary, their world famous dad and growing up.

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Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan says last conversation with dad led to him to retirement, play baseball

Michael Jordan recalled in Episode 7 of “The Last Dance” on Sunday that one of the last conversations he had with his father before he died was about playing b [...]

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Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan puts rumors of gambling suspension to rest during 'The Last Dance'

Michael Jordan’s first retirement from the NBA and the rumors of a gambling suspension were addressed during “The Last Dance” on Sunday night.

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Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Steve Kerr opens up on why he punched Michael Jordan and how it improved their relationship

Kerr and Jordan traded blows during training camp ahead of the 1995-96 season, but overcame their differences to establish a long-lasting relationship.

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James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

It’s well known Michael Jordan had a bit of a gambling habit, but Sunday’s episode of “The Last Dance” showed just how big the story got — with some even specu [...]

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‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

‘I’m back.’ Everything you need to know about Michael Jordan’s return to the Chicago Bulls — and the famous 2-word fax that preceded it.

"I'm back" are the two iconic words Michael Jordan used to announce his return to the 1994-95 basketball season after an extended retirement to play baseball.

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Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Column: Michael Jordan’s baseball fantasy — and his failure with the Chicago White Sox — is a big part of his legend

Seeing again how Michael Jordan's memorable journey as a minor-league outfielder in the Chicago White Sox system played out reminds us anew of the city’s never [...]

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Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Former White Sox Player Michael Huff Recalls Teaching Michael Jordan On Baseball Field

Michael Jordan’s baseball detour will be featured on this week’s “The Last Dance” documentary.

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The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

The best of Michael Jordan on 60 Minutes

In 2005, Michael Jordan appeared on 60 Minutes for his first major television interview after his retirement from professional basketball.

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Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player  [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player [...]

Michael Jordan discusses his attempt at becoming a major league baseball player in Sunday’s upcoming edition of “The Last Dance,” a dabbling in baseball that g [...]

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Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Ex-Jazz star John Stockton was reluctant about appearing in 'Michael Jordan puff piece,' director says

Former Utah Jazz star John Stockton was nearly left out of “The Last Dance” documentary showcasing the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls and their last season in the dynas [...]

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How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

How Kobe Bryant passed the Michael Jordan test to form unique bond

Part 5 of the “The Last Dance” dove into Michael Jordan’s unique relationship with Kobe Bryant, and now a trainer whom the two legendary NBA stars shared revea [...]

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Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

Michael Jordan had a special agreement with Jewel to shop in peace

"He told me he would call Jewel-Osco about 15 minutes before they closed, and let them know he was coming in," former teammate Brad Sellers said. "They would s [...]

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Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan wouldn't let Horace Grant eat after bad games: report

Michael Jordan’s teammates having a bad game was something the former NBA superstar apparently kept an eye on during his career and all of his lashing out may [...]

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'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

'The Last Dance' shows the real Michael Jordan for the first time since 1992, says 'The Jordan Rules' author

In an interview with Newsweek, "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith says that ESPN documentary "The Last Dance" shows us what Michael Jordan was really like: "C [...]

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Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Charles Barkley fears Michael Jordan rift may never end

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley were good friends despite some heated battles on the court when both were still playing. But it was an episode in their next [...]

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Charles Barkley: ‘Joel Embiid Hates Me Because I Call Him Lazy’

Charles Barkley compared the tension between himself and Joel Embiid to his rift with Michael Jordan, saying Embiid “hates him.”... Joel Embiid has pledged to [...]

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