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4 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks' season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford , who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Al Horford, NBA Players, Jeff Teague, Elton Brand, Paul Millsap, Pero Antic

Yesterday | Sports Media 101

New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony: Nobody Would Want to Play for Atlanta Hawks

Knicks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Knicks as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Knicks 101.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, New York Knicks

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lake Show Life

NBA Notes: Ferry is Out But Prejudice Lives On

May 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry takes questions while introducing Mike Budenholzer as the new head coach during a press conference at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports The stakes are higher than ever in a post Donald Sterling world.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players

Examiner.com

Should Danny Ferry lose his job as Atlanta Hawks General Manager?

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon called for the resignation of GM Danny Ferry after Ferry made racist comments about a player. Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence on Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Miami Heat, Luol Deng, Cleveland Cavaliers

SFGate

Hawks send open letter of apology to fans, city

The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization "did not do the right thing" to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos "over a period of years." The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin , was released one day after the team announced that general manager Danny Ferry was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Luol Deng, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Nicolas Batum, Jonas Valanciunas, Boris Diaw

KRVN-AM Lexington

Atlanta Hawks CEO Apologizes to Fans and City for Controversial Remarks

The parents of a college freshman are desperate to find their 18-year-old daughter who was last seen nearly two weeks ago.Anna Marie Smith, a student at Appal... -- U.S. military forces continued airstrikes in Iraq this week, targeting ISIS forces near the Mosul Dam.

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NBA.com

Reserve Thompson shining bright for the U.S.

Thompson shows his stuff to the world - There have been few days when the multi-talented Anthony Davis and the uber-hustling Kenneth Faried haven't been part of the highlight videos for Team USA out of the FIBA World Cup . But as the Americans prepare to face Serbia on Sunday in the gold medal game, it's time to acknowledge that the consistent contributions of Klay Thompson to the effort.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Stephen Curry, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Luol Deng, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Feb 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall in the second half at Philips Arena. The Wizards won 114-97.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, Los Angeles Lakers, Paul Millsap, Al Horford, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Adreian Payne, Kent Bazemore

ClipperBlog.com

Hawks Situation Illustrate's NBA's Good Fortune In Swift...

In light of the ongoing revelations of racist ugliness coming out of the front office of the Atlanta Hawks , the NBA is extremely fortunate the surprisingly swift resolution of the forced sale of the team from Donald Sterling to Steve Ballmer means that Sterling is not still the owner of record. At Hoop365 , I looked at the legal bind the NBA would have faced: From the standpoint of the NBA as a business, it mostly doesn't matter what Sterling could prove, or even get admitted in court.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, NBA Players

Peachtree Hoops

Gustavo Ayon agrees to multi-year deal with Real Madrid

Gustavo Ayon's wait is finally over. The free agent center agreed to a multi-year deal with Real Madrid on Monday reports Eurobasket's David Pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Gustavo Ayon

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Shorewood

Banks delivers big run as Greenfield rallies

Depth and heart won out for the Greenfield football team on a cold and soggy night in Shorewood, as the Hustlin' Hawks football team overcame a 12-0 deficit on the strength of big defensive stops and an electrifying 95-yard fourth quarter TD run by Ezekial Banks to pull out a 20-12 victory over the host Greyhounds. "We saw some of this two weeks ago when we fell behind 14-0 to Pius ," said Greenfield coach Joe Koch.

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Related Topix: High School Football, Wisconsin High School Football, Sports, NBA Basketball

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shareef Abdur-Rahim weighs in on Atlanta Hawks situation

Kings director of player personnel and general manager for the Development League affiliate Reno Bighorns Shareef Abdur-Rahim shared his thoughts in an open letter to Yahoo! Sports on the mess in Atlanta involving general manager Danny Ferry, majority owner Bruce Levenson and racially insensitive remarks made by both that came to light this week. Levenson has since announced he will sell his stake in the team after an email was reported to the league in which he wondered if black customers scared off whites from attending Hawks games.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Sports, NBA Basketball

MyFoxAtlanta

Hawks CEO: Danny Ferry taking indefinite leave of absence

The Atlanta Hawks CEO announced Friday that Danny Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence. The following statement was released by President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry: "No words can adequately describe my remorse for the hurt that I have caused many people through the statements I repeated, most importantly Luol Deng.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: Do Hawks, Ferry, NBA owe Deng more of an apology?

Q: Ira, I listened to the Danny Ferry tape and don't know how he said what he said and wanted to pay Luol Deng the same, or more, than the Heat spent. No wonder the best he could do was re-sign Elton Brand .

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Luol Deng, Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts, Dwyane Wade

KRVN-AM Lexington

Report: Hawks Re-Sign Forward Elton Brand

No longer the nightly double-double machine he used to be, Brand will serve as a bench player again for the Hawks, playing behind starter Al Horford and Pero Antic. The 35-year-old Brand spent last season, his 15th in the NBA, with the Hawks and provided solid depth and leadership for the squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Elton Brand, NBA Players, Al Horford, Pero Antic

Peachtree Hoops

Your move, Atlanta Hawks

Will it be more more of the same or will the story shift now that the Danny Ferry audio has been released? The tide is going to turn on Ferry and quickly. Pundits and national talking heads that stood behind Ferry on Thursday will likely backtrack or change their minds based on the audio of the conference call.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Telegram

Sea-Hawks cross country team opens season at Acadia Invitational

The Memorial University cross country team will be on the road in AUS competition this weekend. The Sea-Hawks will see their first competition of the season Saturday sending five women and five men to race in the Acadia Invitational in Wolfville, N.S. MUN's women's team, which includes Megan Ryan, Evangeline Fletcher, Justine O'Leary, Emily Hickey, Alana Loveys will compete in a 5km race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Scott, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Rant Sports

Atlanta Hawks: Predicting Player Rotation In 2014-2015

The Atlanta Hawks are going to be a dangerous team this season and the player rotation that head coach Mike Budenholzer implements will be very decisive. The Hawks have young talent on the bench, as well as seasoned veterans that can help lead this team to the playoffs for the eighth straight time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dennis Schroder, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Kent Bazemore, Jeff Teague, Elton Brand, Pero Antic

MSNBC

Report: Michele Roberts expected to take over players union at end of month

Michele Roberts has big plans for the National Basketball Players Association - she comes in with a desire to make the entire organization more professional, less Billy Hunter's mom-and-pop store. Oh, and she might get to throw her two cents in on the Atlanta Hawks mess and the next steps for the new owner.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Exclusive video of Forsyth Co. Courthouse shootout

The graphic video shows suspect Dennis Marx pulling up to the courthouse, where he was killed at the scene. Investigators say Marx wanted to put explosives on hostages, but he didn't get that far.

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