In addition to being the preeminent athlete of his era, Michael Jordan just seemed to never take a bad picture—unless you were a fan of the Jazz or any of the other teams he flushed in the NBA Finals. Jordan's play on the court made him a star, but it's clear that his "print work"—portraits and action shots—helped make him a cultural icon. In that way, as in so many others, Jordan was a leader, moving from jock to celebrity to brand name.
The dominant player of the '90s finishes off the Jazz in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
90's THE CLASSICS
In the annals of agony and ecstasy in sports it is difficult to do better than the Yankees' World Series win or Mark McGwire's going deep to tie Roger Maris with 61...or worse than the Shark's plumbing the depths at Augusta.
The First Brat of Tennis goes airborne chasing a return during the U.S. Open.
TWINS VS. BRAVES
Dan Gladden was out after colliding with Braves catcher Greg Olson in the World Series.