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Heckler Video: Rick Telander on riding the rails, writing the 15th-best sports book of all time, the Cubs, Michael Jordan, much more
Rick Telander talks with Brad and Ethan at V’s Barbershop in Bucktown about a wide ranging list of topics: riding the rails in his youth, the time Michael Jordan’s mom made him pancakes, being drafted by the Chiefs in 1971, writing one of the best sports books of all time, whether the Ricketts family is […]
Heckler Podcast: Rick Telander talks about Jordan, Ditka, riding the rails, getting drafted by the Chiefs, and more
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So far, Roquan Smith has done a good job of making sure his Twitter presence is appropriate, and he isn't causing any PR problems for the Chicago Bears. He appears to be very committed to being a successful linebacker in the NFL, and is careful about his social media presence. But could you imagine if he were a controversial figure who used Twitter as his medium? Here are 13 tweets Roquan Smith didn’t write, but could you imagine how crazy it would be if he did?
"It was great of Coach Smith to send us all that money, but I was at a $10,000 minimum table and only had $9,800 on me," said Jordan. "Luckily the pit boss let me sign the check over to them."
Plenty of NBA pundits have by now made the mistake of questioning Michael Jordan’s “all-time greatest player” status in the wake of LeBron James’ meteoric and sustained rise to basketball stardom. Since Jordan’s playing days are behind him, he recently challenged LBJ to a battle for alpha-male status on his new home court -- the floor of the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas.
“We would like to think that this team right now could have its own identity,” said Paxson, “But fans and writers just won’t let that happen. No matter how successful this team is for years to come, it’ll never get out of Michael’s shadow, so why fight it?”
This weekend, Michael Jordan spoke on the record about LeBron James' stint as a free agent for the first time and was rather critical of the spectacle that culminated with James and Chris Bosh joining Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.