Rutgers introduces Eddie Jordan as new basketball coach

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 23 (UPI) -- Former Rutgers star Eddie Jordan has been tapped to replace fired Scarlet Knights head basketball Coach Mike Rice, the school announced Tuesday.

Rutgers expected to name Eddie Jordan to lead basketball program

NEWARK, N.J., April 18 (UPI) -- A former star guard for Rutgers, Eddie Jordan, is reportedly close to signing a deal to return to the school as its basketball coach.
Sixers fire Jordan as head coach

Sixers fire Jordan as head coach

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Eddie Jordan, hired to coach the team last May, was fired Thursday by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Eddie Jordan takes over Philadelphia 76ers

Eddie Jordan takes over Philadelphia 76ers

PHILADELPHIA, June 1 (UPI) -- Eddie Jordan was introduced Monday as coach of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.

Report: 76ers hire Jordan as new coach

PHILADELPHIA, May 29 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers hired Eddie Jordan on Friday to be the team's new head coach, a report on csnphilly.com said.

Kings dump interim Coach Kenny Natt

SACRAMENTO, April 23 (UPI) -- The Sacramento Kings cleaned house Thursday, firing interim Coach Kenny Natt and all five assistant coaches after a franchise-worst 17-65 record this season.

Report: Saunders to become Wizards coach

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Wizards have reached an agreement with Flip Saunders to become their head coach, sources said.

NBA: Washington 124, Golden State 100

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Caron Butler had 35 points, eight rebounds and six assists Tuesday to lead Washington to a 124-100 victory over Golden State.
Wizards fire Eddie Jordan

Wizards fire Eddie Jordan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The struggling Washington Wizards have fired Coach Eddie Jordan, 11 games into his sixth season with the NBA team.
Knee injury ends Gilbert Arenas' season

Knee injury ends Gilbert Arenas' season

CLEVELAND, April 30 (UPI) -- The Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas ended his season Wednesday because of a gimpy left knee.

NBA: Washington 108, Charlotte 104

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Antawn Jamison with 12 seconds left Wednesday secured Washington's 108-104 victory over Charlotte.

New Orleans D.A. resigns under fire

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- New Orleans District Attorney Eddie Jordan, facing a $3.7 million judgment for firing white employees, has resigned after five years in office.

Report: Butler says he is out for the year

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- All-star forward Caron Butler of Washington thinks he is done for the season after fracturing his left hand Sunday in a 121-107 victory at Milwaukee.

Knee sprain will cost Jamison six weeks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A freak right-knee injury will cause Washington Wizards forward Antawn Jamison to miss up to six weeks of what's left of the NBA regular season.

NBA fines Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The NBA has fined Washington Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan $15,000 for failing to leave the court after he was ejected from a game last week.
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Eddie Jordan
BRP2000012502 - 25 JANUARY 2000 - BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, USA: U.S. Attorney Eddie Jordan, Jr., Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, says he is pleased with the opening arguments in the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Edwin Edwards and others. rg/jt/James Terry UPI

Edmund "Eddie" Jordan (born March 30, 1948) is the founder and former owner of Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005. He is currently a pundit for the F1 coverage on the BBC alongside David Coulthard.

Born in Ireland in 1948, Jordan grew up in Bray, County Wicklow, and was educated at Synge Street Christian Brothers School in Central Dublin.

Intending to become a dentist, he ended up working for the Bank of Ireland as a clerk. During a strike in Dublin, he went on holiday to the island of Jersey, where he witnessed and took part in kart racing for the first.

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