Michael Jordan Articles

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers
As the author of The Hungry Fan’s Game Day Cookbook and founder of HungryFan.com, Daina Falk is an expert on “fangating” (aka “tailgating”). She also grew up hanging out with Michael Jordan, her sports-agent father...
Nathan Rush
4 weeks ago
Funny Basketball Team Names
The NBA season is well underway, which means it’s time for fantasy basketball, both season-long and daily. Your “fantasy” team may not have as many good players as the “real” Golden State Warriors, but you can still...
Nathan Rush
4 months ago
NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern was one of the outspoken voices in favor of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992, which effectively outlawed wagering on sporting events nationwide — with a few exceptions,...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
The 2016 United States Olympic Men’s Basketball Team is expected to soar to the gold medal in Rio. Even without LeBron James, Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook and a handful of other NBA All-Stars who declined an invite, Team USA is...
Nathan Rush
11 months ago
Ryen Russillo Goes After LeBron James Haters
Keith Olbermann is usually the one getting sports fans worked up at night, but with Ryen Russillo filling it, he more than gladly took on the role. The radio host gave an almost six-minute speech about LeBron James and his greatness, and...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
Michael Jordan Has Become a Good Owner for the Charlotte Hornets
Michael Jordan’s gotten his fair share of grief as an NBA owner. He hasn’t run his Charlotte squad all that well, and fans and the media have let him hear about it — a series of criticisms dating back to when he was an executive (...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champions
The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contests lifts off on Saturday, Feb. 15, in New Orleans. The Raptors' defending Slam Dunk Contest champion Terrence Ross, Pacers’ 360 windmill man Paul George, Wizards' John Wall, Trail Blazers' Damian...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
It’s been a long time since the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season. A well-documented long time. My daughter is a junior in college, and the Pirates have not had a season with a winning record in her lifetime.But, last night, the Pirates...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
The 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contests lifts off on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Houston. The Jazz’s defending Slam Dunk Contest champion Jeremy Evans, Pacers’ Gerald Green (2007 Slam Dunk Contest champion), Clippers’ Eric Bledsoe, Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried,...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
4 years ago
Could the 2012 Team USA beat the 1992 Dream Team? Kobe Bryant thinks so, but Michael Jordan laughs at the idea. First things first, this year’s squad must win the gold medal — and do so in historic style — in order to challenge...
Nathan Rush
5 years ago
Athlon Sports sat down with Kenny Smith, who covers the NBA on TNT — along with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson and Co. as a member of the Emmy award-winning Inside the NBA — as well as the NCAA Tournament on CBS. “The Jet” was a...
Nathan Rush
5 years ago
By Saul Hutson Since NBA teams aren’t allowed to contact their stars during the lockout, your favorite pros have spent their downtime risking career-ending injuries at the local Y. It all came to a head this weekend when the country’s two most...
Athlon Sports
5 years ago