The Morning Buzz: Oct. 18, 2019 - Michael Jordan opens a clinic

Mitchell Northam


From the AP, a story on the new health clinic Michael Jordan opened up. The Hornets' owner got emotional when talking about the unveiling of the new clinic in Charlotte.

The Root explains that the clinic is in a 74 percent African American neighborhood and it will help under-served and under-insured patients.

Speaking of MJ, I can't afford his new tequila, but the folks at Men's Journal can. They taste-tested it.

In another story that mentions MJ -- and what it's like to work for him -- the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell interviewed James Borrego.

Two Hornets made the top 10 of Sporting News' overpaid players list.

At SB Nation, here's the Hornets section of their big NBA season preview. They're predicting a 20-62 mark for Charlotte this year.

Around the NBA

At SB Nation, Mike Prada has 100 questions for the NBA season. One of them: How many shots will Terry Rozier take?

Here's SLAM Magazine's season preview. A few Hornets are mentioned as award candidates.

Via The Ringer, Paolo Uggetti takes a look at the five biggest topics from the preseason.

Elsewhere on the Internet

The USMNT got embarrassed by Canada earlier this week. SB Nation's Kim McCauley explains why there is little reason for optimism. 

Bryan Curtis writes about Texas-OU at The Ringer.

From Rachel Taylor at FSR Magazine, Jon Taffer is tackling casual dining.

In the Triangle on Sunday, the N.C. Courage host Reign FC in the NWSL playoffs. At Pro Soccer USA, I wrote about why Heather O'Reilly vs. Megan Rapinoe will matter.

From Heels Maven: the top in-state football recruit chose Mack Brown and UNC.