Jordan to sell portion of Hornets to 2 investors

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan has agreed to sell a portion of the team to a pair of investors, the team announced in a release Saturday. The sale is pending NBA approval. Terms of the deal have not been released. Jordan is bringing in Gabe Plotkin, a founder of Melvin Capital, and Daniel Sundheim, a…

Arab nations condemn Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley annexation plan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu announced his plan, ahead of an election, on television on Tuesday Arab nations have condemned a plan by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex a third of the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday Mr Netanyahu pledged to apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea…

Israel PM Netanyahu vows to annex occupied Jordan Valley

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Jordan Valley accounts for about one-third of the West Bank Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is returned to office next week. He would apply “Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea”, a policy certain to…

Zion unveils Air Jordan 34, thrills fans with dunks

10:29 PM ET Nick DePaulaESPN NEW YORK — New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson made his first public appearance as the newest face of Jordan Brand on Saturday morning, when he helped unveil the upcoming Air Jordan 34 sneaker at a community event in Harlem. The newest annual Air Jordan model will officially release on…

Edinburgh Comedy Awards: ‘Unique’ Jordan Brookes wins top prize

Image copyright Taylor Herring Image caption Catherine Cohen won best newcomer and Jordan Brookes was given the top award Comedian Jordan Brookes has scooped the top comedy award at the Edinburgh Fringe. The “utterly unique” comic’s show, I’ve Got Nothing, was named the best comedy show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Meanwhile, New York-based Catherine…

air Jordan 11 low golf

The Jordan Brand has created a “White/Metallic Gold” version of its Air Jordan 11 Low Golf cleats. The reworked pair now features a white leather design with a glossy leather mudguard. Gold colors were included in the mid-tongue of the cleats, and can also be seen on the Air Jordan heel branding. The pair also…

Zion signs sneaker deal with Jordan Brand

1:11 PM ET Nick DePaulaESPN After months of deliberating a handful of offers, New Orleans Pelicans rookie and No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Zion Williamson has signed a multiyear shoe deal with Jordan Brand. “I feel incredibly blessed to be a part of the Jordan Brand family,” Williamson said. “Since I was a kid,…

Rock ‘n Roll-Inspired Sneakers : Air Jordan 1 Defiant

The Air Jordan 1 Defiant Sneaker Draw Inspiration From Its History Nike unveils the new Air Jordan 1 Defiant sneaker model, which are designed with inspiration drawn from its history, specifically from the 80s and 90s. The silhouette was a go-to option for rockstars during the era and it slowly shifted to be more prominent…

Who was your sports hero? NFL stars talk Jordan, Ali and more

Jul 6, 2019 ESPN staff With the 2019 ESPYS on their way, and many of today’s sports icons set to share the stage, we asked dozens of players around the NFL to tell us who their sports heroes were growing up. Most gave fellow football players; many answered Michael Jordan (including one quarterback in Green…