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Hawks GM Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

...indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave."My hope that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-12/hawks-gm-danny-ferry-takes-in
Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.CEO Steve Koonin on Tuesday told the Hawks' flagship radio station that he made the decision to discipline Ferry but allowed him to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-09/atlanta-hawks-discipline-gm-d
Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.The Rev. Markel Hutchins said the meeting with CEO Steve Koonin was called off "at the last minute." He later said he received a call from Hawks spokesman Garin Narain on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-10/civil-rights-leaders-offended
Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

...being worked out Monday."I want to hear what people have to say, and I want to address their concerns," Hawks CEO Steve Koonin said.Hutchins and others were responding to an announcement Sunday that team co-owner Bruce Levenson would sell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-08/hawks-civil-rights-leaders-di
Atlanta Hawks owner admits racial statement, selling his interest in team

...Hawks franchise."NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Sunday the league will work with the Hawks ownership group and CEO Steve Koonin, who now will oversee all team operations.Silver said the league's independent investigation "regarding the circumstances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/atlanta-hawks-owner-selling-
Hawks plan to make the necessary adjustments without shaking up their roster

...different approach to this summer."The Hawks hope to capitalize on their playoff momentum with new part-owner, Steve Koonin, taking over as CEO late in the season. The formerTurner Entertainment Networks president is focused on boosting attendancein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-05/hawks-plan-make-necessary-adj
TBS signs agreement for more reality shows

...shows, "The Real Gilligan's Island" and "He's A Lady," where men compete to see who can best live as a woman. Steve Koonin, executive vice president in charge of both TBS and TNT for Turner Broadcasting System, said the network will eschew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/19/tel_431751.shtml
Television
"Sex and the City" will move to basic cable next year

...there that has never seen 'Sex and the City,' which makes it completely new to more than half our audience," said Steve Koonin, TBS chief operating officer. TBS has sought to emphasize comedy, and "Sex and the City" will join its prime-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/tel_392700.shtml
Television
A&E betting on 'Sopranos' reruns

...City," a series that faced some of the same issues, made the transition to basic cable last spring, said TBS chief Steve Koonin. Three-quarters of the people who watch "Sex and the City" on TBS have never seen the series before, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/tel_445609.shtml
Television
TBS to show a sanitized 'Sex and the City'

...entangled bodies. The cast has even helped out in recent months by recording new dialogue to replace swear words, said Steve Koonin, TBS' chief executive. One new TBS term is "sex buddy," to replace a more colorful, widely used phrase. (And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/tel_418939.shtml
Television