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Michael Jordan turns 50, gets 50th Sports Illustrated cover

(Chuck Burton / AP)

Michael Jordan is turning 50.

Mercifully, this will occur Sunday, officially ending ESPN’s round-the-clock coverage of the impending milestone.

Sports Illustrated is celebrating the former Wizard’s Hall of Famer’s birthday with his 50th cover:

Remember when MJ shot a free throw with his eyes closed?

Go here to see all 50 SI covers.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · February 13, 2013

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