Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

| Feb 2, 2016

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

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You probably don’t know Johnny Bach. You’ve seen him, the ruddy-faced guy with the stern demeanor sitting on the bench of the champion Chicago Bulls next to Phil Jackson in the 1990s, steely grey eyes fixed on the defensive play, his “Doberman defense” as ...

Bolt considering running in 2020 Tokyo Games

Jan 26, 2016

Bolt considering running in 2020 Tokyo Games

Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his remarkable sprinting career to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics — but is targeting a history-making new world 200-meter record at this year’s Rio de Janeiro Games first. The Jamaican sprint star has repeatedly said ...

Butler eclipses Jordan's mark during victory over Raptors

Jan 4, 2016

Butler eclipses Jordan's mark during victory over Raptors

For one half, Jimmy Butler was better than Michael Jordan. That’s all it was, Butler said. One half. Still, it was an amazing run. Butler broke the Hall of Famer’s team record for points in a half, scoring 40 of his 42 after the ...

Nov 24, 2015

Jordan, supermarket chain settle lawsuit

Michael Jordan and a supermarket chain have reached an agreement in a years-long lawsuit that alleged misuse of the basketball star’s name in advertising, according to spokespeople for both sides. The case involved Jewel-Osco’s use of Jordan’s name in a 2009 Sports Illustrated ad ...

Oct 27, 2015

Jordan invests, joins advisory board of sports data firm

Sports data provider Sportradar says Michael Jordan has invested in the firm and joined its advisory board in the United States. The Switzerland-based company announced that NBA owners Mark Cuban and Ted Leonsis have also provided funding and joined the board. Details of the ...

Oct 23, 2015

Nike store to sell only Jordan merchandise

Nike is opening a Michael Jordan-only store in Chicago’s Loop this weekend. The new Jordan Brand store opens Saturday. The Chicago Tribune reported it will sell merchandise with the trademarked Michael Jordan “Jumpman” silhouette. Nike also plans stores in New York, Los Angeles and ...

Shaq insists a young MJ would beat LeBron one-on-one

Aug 18, 2015

Shaq insists a young MJ would beat LeBron one-on-one

Shaquille O’Neal weighed into basketball’s great debate on Tuesday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one — but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J. O’Neal, visiting Hong Kong to promote an energy drink, faced both ...

Jul 17, 2015

Jordan awaits FIBA Hall of Fame induction

Michael Jordan, who won two Olympic gold medals, will be inducted in the FIBA Hall of Fame. Basketball’s governing body announced Friday that Jordan will be part of class of nine players who will be enshrined Sept. 19. The six-time NBA champion won gold ...