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SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST: SHOULD MICHAEL JORDAN GIVE MORE?

          In the wake of the deaths of PRINCESS DIANA and MOTHER
     TERESA, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES columnist Rick Telander examined
     the charitable nature of MICHAEL JORDAN.  Telander: "Jordan
     works out, makes his commercials, signs his deals, plays his
     games, then mainly hides on the golf course.  In the realm
     of potential sainthood, this is a triple bogey.  Where,
     critics ask, is Mike's social conscience?  How much money
     does he need?  Why isn't he spending his spare time in
     hospitals, war zones and slums, doing good works? ... Why
     isn't Jordan more like ... DAVID ROBINSON, who just pledged
     ... $5 million, to help build a school and civic center in
     inner-city San Antonio?  Why? ... People should not forget
     that Jordan helped build the James Jordan Boys and Girls
     Club in Chicago or that he recently gave $1 million to the
     School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. 
     Nor should they forget that he was attacked by a professor
     speaking at winter commencement ceremonies at UNC for not
     giving more money to another cause, the Black Cultural
     Center.  Nobody can please everyone.  In the end, you must
     please yourself.  So the only real question for Jordan is
     this: Are you happy with what you see?" (SUN-TIMES, 9/17).



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