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Detroiters Camp Out for a Week Awaiting New Air Jordans

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If you want to understand why former NBA superstar Michael Jordan is officially a billionaire, then look no further than the Detroit residents who camped out for a week to get a pair of Jordans. As CBS Detroit reported, some residents slept outside in the heat for a week to be the first to get a pair of commemorative Air Jordan sneakers. The sneakers were released on Saturday, and even…

The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world

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Do you think that black people are too likely to want to become entertainers and athletes?  A lot of people feel that these activities are destructive in the lives of young black men, drawing them away from their books toward false dreams of fame and fortune.  Education and business ownership are the two greatest keys to building wealth.  Let’s get that out of the way right now. But for that…

Michael Eric Dyson debates Stephen A. Smith about Mark Cuban

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Stephen A. Smith is an intelligent man, very sharp.  But he’s not nearly as sharp as Michael Eric Dyson.  So, watching these two men debate is a little bit like watching Michael Jordan playing one-on-one against the guy who plays ball with his buddies on the weekends.  In other words, no comparison. The two engaged in a heated debate on ESPN about the recent remarks by Mark Cuban, who stated…

Rapper Chamillionaire says Michael Jordan said “I ain’t taking pictures with no n*ggers”

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Rapper Chamillionaire has an amazing story about Michael Jordan.  Jordan is known for being a bonified a**hole.  It’s leaking more and more to the media that Jordan doesn’t care about the black people who spend millions of dollars on his shoes every year.  This video will make you flip when you watch it.  It’s sad to know that Jordan is getting this much support and love from black people and…

Michael Jordan’s Alleged Baby Mama Re-Files Paternity Suit

Michael Jordan’s Alleged Baby Mama Re-Files Paternity Suit

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Michael Jordan’s alleged baby mama Pamela Smith is vowing to re-file her paternity suit against His Airness, despite calling off the dogs last month. Pamela claimed Michael fathered 16-year-old son Grant Reynolds, a.k.a. Taj Jordan, who urged her to make the legal claim against the NBA legend. Smith, seen below, dropped the lawsuit without explanation and Jordan immediately lashed out, asking the judge to nail her with his attorneys’ fees…

Paternity Suit Against Michael Jordan Dismissed

Paternity Suit Against Michael Jordan Dismissed

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The woman who filed a paternity suit against Michael Jordan, claiming he fathered her 16-year-old son, has dismissed her case. According to TMZ.com, Pamela Smith has filed legal documents in Georgia asking the judge to dismiss her case against MJ, and her request was granted without prejudice (meaning she can refile at a later time). At press time, it’s unclear why she wanted the case dismissed, despite demanding that Jordan take…

Michael Jordan’s Request For Paternity Case Dismissal Is DENIED by Judge

Michael Jordan’s Request For Paternity Case Dismissal Is DENIED by Judge

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  Yesterday, Michael Jordan’s legal team headed to court to faceoff against Pamela Smith over a paternity claim.  And it wasn’t the outcome MJ wanted.  The request for dismissal that Michael and his lawyer, John Mayoue, filed a few weeks ago was dismissed, Pamela’s rep confirms to TheYBF.com. Pamela claims her 16-year-old son is actually Michael’s son.  And she’s been going hard in the court system to prove it. Now…

Michael Jordan Banned from Exclusive Country Club for Wearing Cargo Pants

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Just because you’re Michael Jordan, that doesn’t mean you’re going to get a pass.  Jordan is a big time golfer, most people know that.  He also has a legend as big as a mountain and gets respect world-wide. But that didn’t matter to the La Gorce Country Club in Miami, who kicked Mike off the course right in the middle of a round.  Not only did they kick him out that…

NBA Star Michael Jordan’s Son Has Run In With the Law

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On Thursday, Marcus Jordan, NBA star Michael Jordan’s son, appeared in court to answer to charges of obstructing a police officer and disturbing the peace. Marcus, the youngest son of Michael Jordan’s two sons was fined $250 and also ordered to pay court costs stemming from an altercation that happened in July at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska . The 21 year old plead no contest to the…

Michael Jordan Puts Home On The Market For $29 Million

Michael Jordan Puts Home On The Market For $29 Million

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    Michael Jordan’s suburban Chicago mansion has hit the market with an asking price almost as big as its former resident: $29 million. The 32,683 square foot house sits on seven acres of gated green space in Highland Park, according to the Baird & Warner listing. The contemporary, luxurious home is being sold fully-furnished, including the customized gate with the Chicago Bulls star’s former number, 23. The home also…

LeBron James Gets Engaged: Is This a Trend?

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Savannah Brinson is the long-time girlfriend of NBA superstar LeBron James. James just announced that he is tying the knot, so Brinson is no longer the girlfriend and has been transformed into a fiance. A rep for James has confirmed that his going to wrap himself up with Brinson in the grasp of holy matrimony. The Miami Heat forward popped the question Saturday night at a New Year’s Eve party….

Dr. Boyce: 5 Questions (Black) People are Asking about the Michael Jordan Engagement

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins After NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan was engaged to long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto this week, a lot of folks in the black community looked at their computer screens with a crooked neck.  Not that anyone is particularly interested in the personal life of Jordan, but some were trying to make sense out of why this 48-year old super-bachelor from a messy divorce that led to one…

Metta World Peace on Michael Jordan

Ron Artest Says Michael Jordan is Now “One of Them”

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Metta World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, has added his support to the growing consensus among disgruntled NBA players that Michael Jordan is no longer one of them. “We’re the same guys that looked up to Michael Jordan when we were kids,” he said,” said the L.A. Laker small forward. “Same guys that wanted to fly like Mike and be like Mike. Even though guys are with other companies, they still…

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

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    A few days after tweeting that “hardline” Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan “has never been with the real,” Stephon Marbury(notes) (currently playing in China) continued with the attacks on the NBA legend from half a world away via his preferred brand of social media. By the looks of the picture above, maybe it was because M.J. stiffed him on a hug a decade ago? via Stephon Marbury lays…