“Just because I can dunk the ball doesn’t mean I can be a role model”: Charles Barkley sagely explains why NBA players and other athletes shouldn’t be role models for children

We’ve always known and trusted that Charles Barkley will give us his unfiltered version of the truth. That’s one of the admirable qualities he has. Barkley has managed to retain his authenticity throughout the course of his public life. The…

“Isiah Thomas wraps up Michael Jordan, then Arsenio Hall starts a brawl”: When a Magic Johnson midsummer charity game devolved into howls of laughter

Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Arsenio Hall teamed up to create a memorable moment at the 1990 ‘Midsummer night’s Magic’. Basketball legends have always been revered and viewed in a positive light by society for a long time.…

“My principal advised me to go to the Air Force Academy”: Michael Jordan reminisces about his high school teacher’s advice before he became a basketball sensation on the Arsenio Hall Show

Michael Jordan was getting shoutouts as the greatest player in basketball history before he’d ever won a championship. But nobody foresaw it. Jordan’s childhood and schooling can only best be described as fever-pitched. He was a boy full of energy…