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Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

...fight, but it's going to be hard for sure," said former NBA center Nenad Krstic.The Americans have never repeated as world...The Serbians - whose Olympic committee president is former NBA center Vlade Divac - finished fourth in 2010."It means a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-13/americans-expect-tou
Bigotry needs to die off

Here we go again ? another NBA owner caught expressing his true feelings about blacks. And once again the...they can't believe someone thought like those two old, terrible, white NBA owners.Tunk MartinEdgefield, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-12/bigotry-needs-die
Hawks GM Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

...affair has been another embarrassment to the NBA, which only last month forced Donald Sterling...the Clippers for a record $2 billion.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who quickly issued...and build a culture modeled on reigning NBA champion San Antonio, where he worked before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-12/hawks-gm-danny-ferry-takes-in
Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...movement."Others also have called for Ferry to be fired. Former NBA great Magic Johnson said late Tuesday on his Twitter feed "Atlanta...Danny Ferry should step down after making racist statements about NBA player Luol Deng."Deng and Ferry are former Duke players under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-10/civil-rights-leaders-offended
Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel share lead at Tour Championship

...up for it on a daily basis, they why are you playing this game?"It's our playoffs. It's like the World Series or the NBA championships and NFL playoffs. And we're all tired and we've just got to figure how to put it out of our mind and go out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-11/chris-kirk-billy-horschel-sh
Atlanta Hawks owner admits racial statement, selling his interest in team

...important. He voluntarily reported the email to the NBA."I have said repeatedly that the NBA should have zero tolerance for racism, and I strongly...voluntarily reported my inappropriate e-mail to the NBA."After much long and difficult contemplation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/atlanta-hawks-owner-selling-
Friendship will be put on hold Sunday in match between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki

...the end of her engagement to golf's Rory McIlroy ? flew from Paris to Miami and hung out.They went to the beach, to an NBA playoff game ? and posted photos of the good times on social media."Serena is a fun girl. She's so nice to hang out with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-06/friendship-will-be-p
Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...a racist slur under any circumstance, much less the GM of an NBA franchise on a major conference call."Gearon declined to comment...2005-2010 and helped build the team that advanced to the 2007 NBA Finals.There was renewed optimism about the direction of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-09/atlanta-hawks-discipline-gm-d
Treat yourself to books

...read. He's one of the smartest and most intelligent players to have played in the NBA.Taylor Branch's The Cartel: Inside the Rise and Imminent Fall of the NBA is excellent. He exposes the corruption, hypocrisy and exploitation in college sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-07/treat-yourself-books
Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

...divide." However, he theorized that black fans driving off white fans.Levenson said he voluntarily reported the email to the NBA, which pressured Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his team after he was recorded scolding his girlfriend for bringing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-08/hawks-civil-rights-leaders-di