News

Michael Jordan is first sports billionaire

Michael Jordan is first sports billionaire

BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB: Michael Jordan is rolling in the dough. Photo: Associated Press

Basketball icon Michael Jordan has become the sports world’s first billionaire, according to Forbes magazine.

The basketball Hall of Fame star, footwear giant and team owner is now the only athlete in the billionaire’s club.

The financial publication’s experts estimate Jordan became a billionaire earlier this year, thanks to his increased share in the Charlotte Hornets basketball franchise.

Forbes bosses previously prematurely bestowed the ‘billionaire’ honor on Tiger Woods, but his fortune dropped after the cheating scandal that ended his marriage cost him major endorsements and money.

Local Headlines

in Local

Memorial Day Programs

americanflag (2)

There will be several Memorial Day Programs in the broadcast area Monday morning...

in Local

Robbery Suspect Being Sought

Dak

Storm Lake Police is asking the public's assistance in locating an armed suspect from an armed robbery...

in Local

Emmetsburg Accident

rv

A Plover man was injured after a motorhome accident...

in Local

River Road Accident

Car Accident 1280

A Graettinger man is injured in a single vehicle accident...

in Local

Graettinger Vandalism

iowasheriff badge

The Palo Alto County Sheriffs office is investigating a vandalism in Graettinger...