CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Washington: Josie Karp) Basketball great Michael Jordan's exit from the game after retiring from playing with the Washington Wizards & being dismissed from a front office post featured. [Two MEN - react to Jordan's exit.] [JORDAN - criticizes the team.] [Sports talk radio personality Andy POLLIN†- says Jordan did a lot for the Wizards franchise.] Jordan's options outlined & discussed.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Hang Time" & "Rebound" author Bob Greene & "Washington Post" reports Rachel Nichols about Jordan. [In studio, NICHOLS - says Jordan clashed with the Wizards' owner Abe Pollin††; states Jordan wants an ownership role somewhere.] [From Chicago, GREENE - says Jordan's role as an executive has always seemed strange.]
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