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The Brickyard and major league ballparks will be quiet during the Memorial Day weekend as most of the sports calendar remains on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. While NASCAR will run its traditional holiday weekend Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (though without spectators), The Associated Press looks at some of the other live sporting events that had been scheduled the week of May 18-24:

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Jordan is the first former player to become a majority owner in the NBA when the league's Board of Governors approves his $275 million purchase of the Charlotte Bobcats. Today, the team is known as the Hornets.

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Becomes part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and becomes, according to the team, "managing member of basketball operations."

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In the final NBA game of his career, Jordan scores 15 points on 6-of-15 shooting in a 107-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. He leaves the floor with 1 minute, 45 seconds left after a fourth-quarter curtain call.

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In his last game at Madison Square Garden, Jordan wears the original Air Jordan model from 1984. Though the shoes are small, he drops 42 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals on the New York Knicks in the victory.

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The largest crowd in NBA history - 62,046 people - watches Jordan score 34 points in the Bulls' 89-74 win over the Atlanta Hawks at the Georgia Dome.

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Scores 22 points in 20 minutes and earns game MVP honors in his first All-Star Game since 1993, though some believe Orlando Magic center Shaquille O'Neal deserved the award for his impressive slam dunk.

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Wearing No. 45, the same number he wore for the Barons and as a basketball player in junior high school, Jordan plays 38 minutes, scoring 19 points on 7-for-28 shooting with six rebounds and six assists in an 103-96 overtime loss to Indiana.

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Throws out the first pitch at a White Sox game. Later that night, sources confirm he will retire from basketball during a press conference the next day.

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Drops six 3-pointers en route to 35 first-half points during Game 1 of the NBA Finals - known as "The Shrug" game - versus the Portland Trail Blazers and Clyde Drexler, whom some thought should have won the regular-season MVP award that Jordan captured.

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At the free-throw line, Jordan smiles at Denver Nuggets rookie Dikembe Mutombo and tells him this shot is for him. Jordan closes his eyes and sinks the free throw.

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Scores a career-high 69 points against the Cavs in a 117-113 victory. He hits 23 of 37 field goals, goes 21 for 23 on free throws and grabs 18 rebounds.

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