# Michael Jordan

Last year
# Goat
NBA renames MVP trophy after Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan
Jordan, a six-time NBA champion, won five MVPs in his 15-season career.
# Behind The Lines
'Michael Jordan was fun to be around, challenging, invigorating really'
Special free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast gives a sharp insight into what the basketball star was like as a young player.
# Behind The Lines
'Michael Jordan was fun to be around, challenging, invigorating really'
Special free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast gives a sharp insight into what the basketball star was like as a young player.
All time
# Pastures new
Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver
The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.
# His Airness
Michael Jordan sneakers fetch record-breaking price of $615,000 at auction
The Chicago Bulls icon wore the shoes in a game where he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.
# air jordan
Iconic Michael Jordan sneakers set to fetch whopping record price at auction
A piece of glass is still lodged in the sole of the left shoe after he dunked so hard it smashed the backboard.
# black lives matter
Michael Jordan and Jordan brand pledge $100m in fight for racial equality
Basketball great ‘committed to protecting and improving the lives of Black people’.
# Speaking out
'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death
Lewis Hamilton also slammed Formula One for failing to speak out against racism.
# New Deal
'It was tough leaving Leinster but it was definitely the right decision'
Jordi Murphy has signed a new two-contract to keep him at Ulster until 2022 at least.
# Criticism
'About 90% of it was BS' - Ex-Chicago Bulls player slams Jordan over The Last Dance documentary
Horace Grant claims the documentary was edited to present his former team-mate in a favorable light.
'Maybe I suppressed a laugh that it took 30 years for Jordan to say, 'Ok, I was a jerk, but who cares?'
Sam Smith, author of the controversial Jordan Rules, is our guest on this week’s Behind the Lines.
# Doomsday Scenario
Have we already witnessed Cluxton's Last Dance?
Stephen Cluxton and Michael Jordan are from two different sports and eras, but they share the insatiable hunger all the great athletes possess.
# On the box
TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s
Were he playing the game today, Jordan might not be afforded the chance to stay silent and say that “Republicans buy sneakers too”.
# the last dance
Quiz: How well do you know the career of Michael Jordan?
Jordan’s career is the focus of the eagerly-awaited ‘The Last Dance’ series that landed this week.
# the last dance
This documentary on Michael Jordan and the Bulls looks good - and it's coming sooner than expected
‘The Last Dance’ will be available on Netflix from 20 April.
# Memorial
Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant
Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.
# nothing but net
'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk
The rim was left askew after the New Orleans Pelicans player threw down a pass.
# no dice
Steph Curry 'not a Hall of Famer yet,' insists Jordan
The three-time NBA champion is not quite good enough yet according to the Chicago Bulls legend.
# Game Recognise Game
Michael Jordan says Tiger's comeback is 'the greatest I have ever seen'
‘He’s probably the only person who believed he could get back.’
# retirement plan
Falcao declares ambition to emulate Jordan with career in pro baseball
The Monaco striker has a retirement plan in place.
# The King
Legendary LeBron passes Michael Jordan's points tally on historic night
LeBron moves fourth in the all-time scorers list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant.
# Change Of Plan
'High need to achieve' - Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan and the quest to switch sports
The 32-year-old Jamaican, who remains the 100m world record holder, was on trial with the Central Coast Mariners.
# Final Preparations
Michael Jordan advises US Ryder Cup team as Europe recruit Irish impressionist
The NBA legend spoke to his compatriots, while Conor Sketches gave Thomas Bjorn’s squad a few laughs.
# awkard
'It's a lot better having someone you actually get to share it with'
Rickie Fowler talks about that infamous photo from Hazeltine and lessons learned from Michael Jordan.
# Simply the Best
'They're the two best players I've ever witnessed' - Steve Kerr cannot separate LeBron and Jordan
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Michael Jordan and LeBron James were the best players he had ever seen.
James ties Michael Jordan's double-digit scoring record as Cavs down Hornets
LeBron finished with 41 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists last night.
# by the dawn's early light
Tears aplenty in the White House as Obama honours Ellen, Bruce Springsteen and others
They all received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
# Y'all ready for this?
Happy birthday, Space Jam! Remembering one of the great sports films 20 years on
Where did the time go?
# Well read
Thinking again about England in '66, Smith '96 and all the week's best sportswriting
Plus, the importance and legacy of The Stone Cold Stunner.
# Anger
'I can no longer stay silent' - Michael Jordan's powerful message on US gun violence
The NBA icon once famously said “Republicans buy sneakers, too” in explaining his reluctance to comment on thorny political issues.
# Stat attack
The remarkable numbers behind the Golden State Warriors' incredible NBA season
It’s been a record-breaking regular campaign and this just puts everything into context.
# legendary
Iconic Chicago Bulls team of 1996 set to remain immortal as Warriors face into frantic finale
With four games left in the regular NBA season, Golden State have to win them all to break a 20-year record.
Michael Jordan donates 'millions' to 23 children's charities
“I care deeply about the city of Chicago and have such incredible memories from my years there.”
# promise
'I'll never be the same again' - Mourinho hits out at stadium ban
Chelsea prepare to face Stoke on Saturday without their manager allowed into the ground.
# Money Money Money
Michael Jordan made more money in 2015 than in his entire NBA career
Not bad for a 52-year-old.
# SpaceJames
Hold onto your childhood, Space Jam 2 is definitely* happening
# piece of history
Ali's 'Thrilla in Manila' boots and Jordan's backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction
But Mickey Mantle baseball cards are still the hottest property stateside.
# Air to the throne
Michael Jordan is selling one of his houses - and has cut the price to $14.8 million
A steal at twice the price.
# like mike
Here's the perfect 2-word statement Michael Jordan sent out to announce his return to the NBA 20 years ago
He faxed the statement to reporters.
# Baller
Michael Jordan just keeps getting richer, he's now a billionaire!
Forget the shot, this must be the best moment of his life.