The NBA star also discussed Colin Kaepernick's ongoing protest during the national anthem.
Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
"I think as Latin people we deserve better," the baseball star said.
"I defy you to find a positive comment about Donald Trump in a major newspaper."
Jordan says he is donating $2 million to help ties between minorities and police.
"It's amazing how fast the rumors fly," he said.
The New England quarterback is not the first sports star to pass on the Cleveland event.
Day's absence leaves golf without its No. 1 player in Rio de Janeiro.
Trump is heading to Scotland this week to mark his new golf course's opening.
Sanders said Americans must remember Muhammad Ali was a "very proud Muslim."
"Muhammad Ali was the greatest — period," the Obamas said.
"It's going to be very interesting to see what happens," he said of the basketball contest.
Several NFL players have joined quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest.
“I support our players when they want to see change in society," the NFL commissioner said.
Myke Tavarres reversed course after saying he would mimic Colin Kaepernick.
"We as a country have to change," Ibtihaj Muhammad said.
"We need someone who believes in this country," Dana White said.
"He's a friend of mine," he said of the boxing promoter.
Trump said he was sure Tyson "would do a good job" if he was asked.
The legendary basketball coach died Tuesday after battling early onset dementia.
The petition urges KitchenAid to stop sponsoring a PGA event in Washington, D.C.
Comedian Billy Crystal and sportscaster Bryant Gumbel will also speak at the ceremony.
Francisco Rodriguez sounded a warning over the potentially global outbreak of Zika.
McCain asked MLB, the NBA and other sports leagues to follow the NFL's lead.