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NCAA Referee Duke Edsall – Over Three Decades On The Hardwood

NCAA referee Duke Edsall has been around the block in college basketball. He has stood toe-to-toe on the hardwood with some of the all-time greats including coaches Bob Knight, Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Bob Huggins and Jim Boeheim. Likewise, players named Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neil and the one he still says was the best he’d ever seen, Len Bias.

Jim Harbaugh presents Pope Francis with Michigan helmet, Jordans

The Pope is now the owner of a Michigan helmet. Jim Harbaugh even threw in a pair of Michigan-themed Jordan Brand shoes. The Michigan coach - and his team - attended Pope Francis' address Wednesday at St. Peter's square in Vatican City. According to MLive.com, Harbaugh waited about a half hour after the ceremony before meeting Pope Francis.

Jordan Tucker Enjoys Syracuse Visit, More Trips Coming

Jordan Tucker says he hadn’t heard from Syracuse for almost a year until they recently reached out to once again express interest. But Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim and assistant Gerry McNamara recently visited Tucker at Marietta (GA) Wheeler in hopes of landing him. Tucker visited Syracuse last weekend and it went well. “It was a good visit,” Jordan’s father said by phone.

Michael Jordan helps make peace between Charles Oakley, Knicks owner Jim Dolan

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver enlisted the aid of Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to make peace between former NBA star Charles Oakley and New York Knicks owner Jim Dolan. Oakley, a former Knicks star, was thrown out of Madison Square Garden last Wednesday. He was accused of yelling at Dolan during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

One Player has Banners in Rupp Arena and the Dean Dome

There’s plenty of history between Kentucky and North Carolina, but I bet you didn’t know this piece of shared history. Thomas Beisner teaches the BBN about Jim Jordan, a star for North Carolina who transferred to Kentucky. He wasn’t a superstar in Lexington, but his remarkable story ends happily.

Michael Jordan to be Michigan's honorary captain for football opener

Michigan football will begin the Jumpman era with Air Jordan himself attending the team's 2016 season opener. Michael Jordan is set to be the honorary captain when the Wolverines host Hawaii on Sept. 3 at Michigan Stadium, coach Jim Harbaugh said today on "The Rich Eisen Show."

Ohio State vs. Michigan just turned into LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan

You knew Jim Harbaugh was going to make an at Michigan impact. But this? Michigan matched Ohio State's partnership with LeBron James the only way it could -- by associating itself with the greatest basketball player who ever lived. Michael Jordan's brand is unparalleled, even by James. That is going to have an impact on the Buckeyes.

Video: Michael Jordan's "Airwaves" TV Show from 1989

Michael Jordan's "Airwaves" was a television show that aired locally on WLS-TV in the Chicago area in 1989. Local sports TV host Jim Rose interviewed Michael Jordan in an "Oprah-style" setup, and even tapped into the audience for some one-on-one questions.

Wiggins, Okafor, Jones, Vonleh named USA Today Pre-Season All-America

USA TODAY has been honoring the nation's best basketball teams and players for 30 years. To celebrate our 30th anniversary -- and the start of another high school basketball season -- we're excited to unveil the first Preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA Basketball Team. The 10-man team was selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley and Jason Jordan. (UNC recruits Andrew Wiggins, Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor, and Noah Vonleh are included in the list.)

Flashback: The Secrets Behind Nothin' But Net

McDonald’s has reportedly shot a spot with LeBron James and Dwight Howard that recreates the famous Michael Jordan-Larry Bird “Nothin’ But Net” McDonald’s ad. The spot could run on the Super Bowl, just like the original one did 17 years ago. With that in mind, we got in touch with Jim Ferguson, who was part of the creative team at Leo Burnett that came up with the spot for the fast food chain.


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