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Miami's LeBron James earns fourth career NBA MVP award

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James garnered his fourth career NBA Most Valuable Player award Sunday in a near-unanimous vote.

Reports: LeBron James to be named MVP

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Miami forward LeBron James will be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, multiple media outlets reported Friday.

Michael Jordan marries Prieto in Florida ceremony

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 28 (UPI) -- NBA legend Michael Jordan pulled out all the stops for his weekend wedding in Florida with longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a source told People magazine.

NASCAR drivers Keselowski, Kenseth irked by cheating allgations

RICHMOND, Va., April 26 (UPI) -- Drivers Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth, hit with point-reducing penalties for rule violations, say NASCAR standards for cheating are unfair.
Michael Jordan off hook for paternity

Michael Jordan off hook for paternity

ATLANTA, March 18 (UPI) -- An Atlanta woman has dropped her paternity suit against NBA great Michael Jordan, her attorney said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 18, 2013.
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Teen 'wants to know' if Jordan his father

Teen 'wants to know' if Jordan his father

ATLANTA, March 13 (UPI) -- An Atlanta woman says her 16-year-old son has the right to know if basketball great Michael Jordan is his father.

Gore critical of American leadership

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Al Gore offered a harsh critique of American governance in a speech at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

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Michael Jordan to wed for second time

Michael Jordan to wed for second time

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 8 (UPI) -- Fourteen-time NBA all-star Michael Jordan and fiancee Yvette Prieto were spotted at a Palm Beach, Fla., courthouse applying for a marriage license.
Jordan seeks paternity suit dismissal

Jordan seeks paternity suit dismissal

ATLANTA, March 5 (UPI) -- NBA legend Michael Jordan Monday asked a U.S. judge in Atlanta to dismiss a paternity suit filed by a Georgia woman, his representative said in a statement.
Paternity suit filed against Jordan

Paternity suit filed against Jordan

ATLANTA, March 1 (UPI) -- A paternity suit was filed against retired basketball star Michael Jordan in Fulton County, Ga., the celebrity website TMZ reported.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
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NBA: LA Lakers 103, New Orleans 87

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant became the fifth NBA player to reach 30,000 points in a career Wednesday, scoring 29 in leading the Los Angeles Lakers past New Orleans 103-87.
Club bans Jordan for dress code violation

Club bans Jordan for dress code violation

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan will not be invited back to a Florida country club because he violated a dress code while playing golf, a club source said.

Jordan celebrates holiday with community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Michael Jordan, Charlotte Bobcats majority owner, took time from basketball operations to help hand out Thanksgiving meals to needy Charlotte families.

Bryant to miss final two exhibition games

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday Kobe Bryant would not play in the team's last two exhibition games due to a sore right foot.

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1992 'McJordan' BBQ sauce sells for $9,995

BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A North Dakota eBay seller made $9,995 by selling a gallon of sauce from the McJordan, a Michael Jordan-themed McDonald's sandwich available only in 1992.
Obama: Akin 'missed science class'

Obama: Akin 'missed science class'

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama slammed Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri Republican on the ropes over his remarks on rape, at a New York campaign appearance Wednesday night.
Obama predicts U.S. basketball gold

Obama predicts U.S. basketball gold

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- President Obama predicted the U.S. basketball team, led by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, will win a gold medal at the London Summer Olympics.

Michael Jordan's son arrested in Omaha

OMAHA, July 2 (UPI) -- University of Central Florida guard Marcus Jordan, son of NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, was arrested Sunday in Omaha for disorderly conduct, police said.
Portman, Pawlenty said under Romney review

Portman, Pawlenty said under Romney review

HOLLAND, Mich., June 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty are under intensive review as possible Mitt Romney running-mates, two Republicans said.
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