Michael Jordan

  • Michael Jordan joins Federer fan club at US Open 2 days ago

    New York: Michael Jordan was a special guest in Roger Federer's courtside box at the US Open on Tuesday night, the rare spectacle of an all-time great in one sport cheering on an all-time great from another. "I know nothing about tennis," Jordan said in an interview with ESPN, adding that...
  • LeBron James dethrones Jordan as most popular US athlete - poll July 18, 2014

    LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States' most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll. Almost from the moment James exploded onto the NBA scene as the number one overall pick in the 2003 draft a debate has raged over who was the better of the two basketball...
  • Michael Jordan's shoes auctioned online for $104K December 13, 2013

    Salt Lake City: Michael Jordan's shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday. The Nike Air Jordan XII shoes were owned by a Utah Jazz ball boy who befriended Jordan when the Chicago Bulls visited Salt Lake...
  • Paternity suit dropped against basketball legend Michael Jordan March 19, 2013

    Atlanta: An Atlanta woman who says basketball legend Michael Jordan is the father of her 16-year-old son has dropped her paternity suit against him. Pamela Smith, 48, filed a paternity suit against Jordan last month seeking child support. Jordan denies he is the father of the child and has also...
  • Chicago mayor names street 'Oprah Winfrey Way' May 12, 2011

    Chicago: What do you get the woman who has everything and has given away just about everything? On Wednesday, outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley gave another departing Chicago institution, Oprah Winfrey, a civic version of a parting gift: Her own street. Daley, who will leave office next week after more than 22...
  • Chicago bids for 2016 Olympic Games September 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as London prepares for the 2012 Olympic Games, the next Games in 2016 are attracting some serious bids and among the most prominent cities in contention is Chicago, whose bid is being supported by none other than the first family of America. "The United States is eager to...
  • Photogallery: The world's greatest sportsmen August 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Australia's No. 1 sporting magazine, Alpha, has come out with a list of the 10 greatest sportsmen in the world. Take a look. ...
  • Basketball great tees off with Tiger June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: When the world's greatest golf champion meets the world's greatest basketball player, it's just too heavy a course. The legends teed off at a PRO-AM Golf Tournament in North Carolina. This was a marquee match-up, Tiger Woods partnering Michael Jordan and the crowds came pouring in. This was only...
  • Michael Jordan splits with wife June 20, 2007

    Chicago: Michael Jordan, the retired basketball superstar, and his wife of 17 years announced their divorce in a statement issued by their lawyers on Friday. Jordan, 43, part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats NBA team, and his wife, Juanita, 47, married in 1989. They have three teenage children and have lived...
  • Jordan's sons hooked to the hoop too December 22, 2006

    New Delhi: The Jordan shirt is set to return to court. Meet Jeff and Marcus Jordan, playing for the Loyola Academy Ramblers. For Jeff and Marcus, basketball is more than just a game. And yes, being the sons of the greatest basketball player of all time can be a challenge,...