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Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Marah Alindogan

October 23, 2013

Athletes at all levels are known for having quirky habits to help their game. A five-time MVP, NBA legend Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six league championship titles. Surprisingly, he partially attributes his success to game shorts from his alma mater, the University of North Carolina, shorts he wore underne...

Varsity athletes share pre-game rituals

Peter Clark

February 16, 2012

Some of the most famous athletes in the world also have strange and superstitious pre-game rituals.  The best basketball player ever, Michael Jordan, wore his North Carolina shorts underneath his Chicago Bulls shorts every game of his professional career because he believed it brought him luck. Jordan...

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