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Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...and the cradle of the civil rights movement."Others also have called for Ferry to be fired. Former NBA great Magic Johnson said late Tuesday on his Twitter feed "Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry should step down after making racist statements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-10/civil-rights-leaders-offended
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher eyes back-to-back titles; Seminoles begin preseason practice

...just focused on capturing back-to-back championships.The fifth-year coach routinely lists Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as inspirations, but also mentioned Miami Heat president Pat Riley, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/florida-state-coach-jimbo
Byron Scott doesn't see Lakers' return to contention as 'long process'

...challenges anyway, so this is going to be fun."Scott's fellow Lakers greats are already backing that notion. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes surprised Scott before he was formally named the 25th coach in franchise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-29/byron-scott-doesnt-see-lakers
Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

...place where our players are now at the top of the celebrity period."It helped to have marketable stars including Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.But now comes an honor for the person most responsible for it.Stern will be enshrined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-04/former-nba-commissioner-david
Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

...Sterling was apologetic after the audio recording went viral, but his mea culpa backfired when he criticized Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV.With the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/clippers-sale-former-microsof
Alonzo Mourning recalls long journey to Hall of Fame induction

...international juggernaut.His introductory video included praise from NBA stars like Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Magic Johnson but also from Nelson Mandela."Everything we do is always about the game," Stern said, asking the entire crowd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-08/alonzo-mourning-recalls-long-
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...Sterling was apologetic after the audio recording went viral, but his mea culpa backfired when he criticized Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV. Sterling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper
Magic Johnson's group to buy Dodgers

...announced an agreement Tuesday night to sell the bankrupt team for $2 billion to a group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and former Atlanta Braves and Wash ington Nationals President Stan Kasten.The agreement, revealed about five hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-03-28/magic-johnsons-group-buy
Magic Johnson leads list of nominees for Basketball Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who led the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA championships, was among 14 players and coaches and one team nominated Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/25/nba_340516.shtml
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Magic Johnson doesn't regret going public about AIDS virus

LOS ANGELES - If Magic Johnson had known just how well he could live with HIV, he wouldn't have retired from the Lakers on Nov. 7, 1991.Johnson would never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-11-07/magic-johnson-doesnt-regret-g