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Six unpaired Michael Jordan sneakers sell for $8M

Six unpaired Michael Jordan sneakers sell for $8M

Six single Nike Air Jordans, worn by the eponymous basketball star in the 1990s, sold Friday for a record $8 million, according to auction house Sotheby’s. Michael Jordan gave the separate shoes to Chicago Bulls communications executive Tim Hallam, after decisive games that helped the club win six NBA championships …

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Goalkeeping woes threaten Japan’s Asian Cup hopes

Goalkeeping woes threaten Japan's Asian Cup hopes

Japan’s Asian Cup risks being fatally undermined by coach Hajime Moriyasu’s reliance on an error-prone rookie goalkeeper and he has left himself with no convincing alternatives. The pre-tournament favorites face Iran on Saturday in the quarter-finals but serious questions hang over 21-year-old Zion Suzuki, whose confidence looks shot. Japan have …

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Asian Cup press room tension boils over

Asian Cup press room tension boils over

The animosity between coaches and the media at the Asian Cup has culminated with a group of reporters getting banned forever after trashing the conference room and threatening a coach. After drawing 3-3 against South Korea in the final group E round Jan. 25, coach Kim Pan-gon angrily told Malaysian …

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