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Jordan, Nike need to stem violence

It's time to rethink how limited-edition releases of shoes cause a frenzy

Updated: December 28, 2011, 3:00 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

I don't know why I keep hoping that Michael Jordan will one day grow a conscience and show he's more than an opportunistic pitchman who overvalues the bottom line.

I'll always respect Jordan's accomplishments as a player and how he helped the NBA become a global game, but I have no respect for some of Jordan's business practices.

Last week, Jordan and Nike released his retro gym shoe, the Air Jordan XI Concords -- which Jordan wore during the 1995-96 season, when the ...

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