[The Guardian (blog)] - "I thought I was Michael Jordan for a moment." • Another week, another phone call between Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. How many this week, Cris? Shall we leave at 41 each? OK, sure, nice one. They really are taking the mickey out of us all.
[Metro] - Rayo Vallecano coach Jose Ramon Sandoval has apologised for a Michael Jordan-style attempt to block an Atletico Madrid player from taking a throw-in as his team tried to get back in contention in the Madrid derby. Sandoval was caught on camera jumping
[Birmingham Mail] - Six-foot 9ins player Sam – who was once a teammate of the legendary Michael Jordan – was a member of the American basketball team which took the gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympics. And 32-year-old Swin, who is 6ft 1ins, will be representing
[Evening Standard] - He studied media at the Brit School, and his favourite films are La Haine, the monochrome tale of life in the Parisian banlieues, and Space Jam, starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny. Harley, neatly making his way through Eggs Benedict, has a quieter
I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying. - Jordan, Michael. I Can't Accept Not Trying : Michael Jordan on the Pursuit of Excellence. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, p. 12
[SoulCulture (blog)] - Avid basketball fans from the '80s would have recognised March 29th as a special date, as it was when now legendary basketball player Michael Jordan was first thrust into the spotlight during the NCAA Tournament finals where he helped bring his
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Derrick Brown had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Michael Jordan-owned Bobcats, whose last win came on March 17, with the outcome never in doubt once Miami had rushed to a lead by the end of the first quarter. Elsewhere, the Indiana Pacers
[Here Is The City] Michael Jordan plays his last NBA game for the Washington Wizards Student Cho Seung Hui goes on a killing spree at Virginia Tech, killing a former girlfriend and her next door neighbor. He went on to kill 30 other students before
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)] - You can compare him perfectly to (Michael) Jordan. The day that Leo Messi overcame Cesar, we've had a game from that era. Leo has entered history. Those who knew Cesar have told me that he was exceptional. It's all been said before about Messi.
[Borehamwood Times] - Marc Charles-Smith then attempted to take the ball around Michael Jordan in the Wood goal, with the custodian doing just enough to avert the danger. A sweeping move involving Charlie Hunter and Garrard led to a fine cross from Montgomery for Akinola
[MVP] - The season was a pretty poor one as well and not just because Michael Jordan had retired for the first time. Like now, the basketball was awful that year, which just goes to show how important it is to have a proper training camp and pre-season
[Insidethegames.biz] Spain's men's tennis singles gold medallist Rafael Nadal, gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci from Romania, Spaniard and five-time Tour de France champion Miguel Indurain and US Dream Team basketball players Michael Jordan and Larry Bird.