Affleck/Damon Teaming Up On Nike-Jordan Story, Wright Retires, Mike Tyson Punches Passenger On Jetblue

BASKETBALL

Co-writers and actors of the classic movie “Good Will Hunting”, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, are teaming up again to star in a movie about Nike having the foresight and creativity to sign Michael Jordan before he entered the NBA as the #3 overall pick in the 1984 draft. Affleck will play Nike founder Phil Knight, and Damon will play former Nike executive Sonny Vaccarro. According to Forbes, Jordan has made an estimated $1.3 billion from his Nike endorsements since 1984.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright shocked the college basketball world this week when he announced his retirement. At 60 years old, Wright has received interest from the NBA for potential head coaching positions but has reportedly stated he’s done with coaching for now.

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BOXING

Mike Tyson, considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, was captured on video punching a passenger seated behind him on a Jetblue flight out of San Francisco. The passenger was reportedly intoxicated and harassing Tyson. The investigation is pending.

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