US judge removes himself from Jordan case, denies calling NBA champ 'hog,' 'Dr. Frankenstein'

  • by: MICHAEL TARM , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 6:30 PM

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago withdrew from a civil case involving Michael Jordan after lawyers for the former Chicago Bulls star accused the jurist of comparing Jordan to a "hog" and "Dr. Frankenstein," though the judge denies the descriptions were aimed directly at the former NBA player.

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