GM Danny Ferry doesn't get to enjoy Hawks' success

...was the list of players Ferry sent packing. Shortly after taking over as GM, he somehow persuaded Brooklyn to take Joe Johnson's max contract and Utah to accept the greatly overpaid Marvin Williams. In addition, Ferry didn't make much of...

Hawks hold off Nets, extend winning streak to 17

...Brooklyn's last run with a 3-pointer from the corner with 2:34 remaining, pushing Atlanta to a 109-98 edge.Joe Johnson led the Nets with 26 points. It wasn't enough to prevent Brooklyn's 11th loss in 13 games, a slide that has knocked...

UGA student shot, killed

ATHENS, Ga. -- A University of Georgia student was fatally shot Tuesday in what police are calling a drug-related homicide.

Kemba Walker leads Charlotte past New Orleans

...York,Avery Bradley scored 21 points, and Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory over Brooklyn.Joe Johnson scored 17 points for the Nets, who dropped their third in a row and fell to 16-19. Mason Plumlee had 16 points and...

Mavericks beat Cavs for fifth win in a row

...lyn to snap a four-game losing streak.Miami won for only the seventh time in 19 home games.Former Atlanta Hawk Joe Johnson had 19, Brook Lopez added 16 and Mirza Teletovic had 14 for Brooklyn, which had won six of seven.PISTONS 114, KINGS...

Georgia Tech student indicted for UGA Web site hack

ATHENS, Ga. -- A grand jury has indicted a Georgia Tech student for allegedly hacking into UGA's computer network to post a message prior to the rivalry game.

Hawks pound Nets for fifth win in a row

...Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-75 Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory.Brook Lopez had 20 points and Joe Johnson added 12 for the Nets, who had won two in a row ? including a tough victory over the defending champion San Antonio...

Hawks drop Nuggets for their sixth win in a row

...that he would miss today's game against Cleveland and wouldbe re-evaluated in a week.The Nets also said guard Joe Johnson was listed as probable for the game after missing practice Sunday with a stomach virus. CAVALIERS: LeBron James says...

UGA player calms strip club brawl

ATHENS, Ga. -- A University of Georgia football player who witnessed a strip club altercation Thursday helped remove the unruly customer.

Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

Athens-Clarke County police drove a 51-year-old sex offender back to neighboring Walton County from where he'd come earlier in the day.