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WATCH: Charles Barkley To Mitt: 'You're Going Down, Bro'

Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Former basketball star Charles Barkley weighed in on the presidential race during an NBA broadcast on Sunday night, saying that Democrats would "beat"...

Pierce Gets Hot As Celtics Push Hawks To Brink

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.06.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — By the time Avery Bradley, who is recovering from a dislocated shoulder, sank a free throw to give the Boston Celtics a 37-point lead e...

Rondo's Triple-Double Leads Celtics Past Hawks

AP | AP Sports Writer | Posted 05.05.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers looked at his aging team at the end of regulation, and he wasn't encouraged by what he saw. "They didn't look fres...

No Rondo? No Problem

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead i...

Rondo Tirade Could Mean Double-Loss For Celtics

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Talk about a tough playoff opener for the Boston Celtics. One game, possibly two big losses. There was the score, of course, which we...

Rondo Ejected As Celtics Fall In Game 1

Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

The Celtics were outplayed by the Hawks en route to a 83-74 loss in Game 1 on Sunday and their chances of flipping the script in Game 2 took a major h...

Hawks Top Celtics In Game 1

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 – and they may have lost their floor leader for Game 2. Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed ...

Melo Leads Knicks Past Hawks

AP | Posted 04.22.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points, and the New York Knicks outlasted the Atlanta Hawks 113-112 on Sunday in a game between two playoff-bound...

Pistons Win In Blowout, Then Lose In Blowout

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 04.19.2012 | Detroit

ATLANTA -- Tracy McGrady led six players in double figures and the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks built a 37-point lead in the first half on the way to a...

Hawks Win In NBA's 1st 4OT Game Since 1997

AP | GEORGE HENRY | Posted 03.25.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Joe Johnson was exhausted by the time the Hawks and Utah Jazz had dragged each other into a fourth overtime – in Atlanta's third game...

A Narrow Victory For The Nuggets

AP | Posted 03.14.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Nene scored 22 points, Ty Lawson had 21 points and seven assists and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-117 in overtim...

King James Delivers Royal Win Over Hawks

AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- LeBron James had 31 points and 11 rebounds, Dwyane Wade added 18 points and set up Udonis Haslem for an alley-oop dunk with 12 seconds left, ...

Jeremy Lin's America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports
Brent Budowsky

I would argue, notwithstanding the endless echo chamber of political insiders and slashing attacks that is called our public discourse, that the wonderful story of Jeremy Lin tells us far more about America than partisan debates or talking heads.

Knicks Rout Hawks Before Showdown In Miami

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Not much heat from the Hawks for Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks. That's likely to change Thursday night when the show travels to...

Metta World Peace Slams New Coach: He's Too Stats-Focused

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The days of high-scoring games and one-sided victories are basically over for the Los Angeles Lakers under new coach Mike Brown, who is...

Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Gets Honor At Hawks Game

AP | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 02.11.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Earl Lloyd remembers when he suited up for the Washington Capitols more than 60 years ago as the first black to play in an NBA game and won...

NBA Plays Of The Night

Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

The Jeremy Lin show continued on Wednesday night as the 23-year-old lifted the Knicks over the Wizards with 23 points and a career-high 10 assists, ma...

Who Is Ivan Johnson?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

When ESPN opted to showcase a game between the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks as part of a doubleheader on Thursday night, the Worldwide Leader in (...

No Wade. No LeBron. No Problem

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- No LeBron James? No Dwyane Wade? No problem....

T-Mac Leads Hawks Over Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.04.2012 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta played zone defense. Tracy McGrady found his zone. And with that, Miami's unbeaten start came to an end. ...

First Latino NBA Franchise Owner

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.08.2011 | Latino Voices

ATLANTA — An emotional Alex Meruelo had to fight back tears as he talked about what it to means to be the NBA's first Hispanic team owner. His ...

Atlanta Hawks To Be Sold, Staying In Atlanta

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.07.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Alex Meruelo and the Atlanta Hawks are poised to make NBA history. The Hawks have scheduled a news conference for Monday to announce ...

NBA Guard Named In Alleged Sexual Assault Case

Sporting News | Staff Report | Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports

Former Wake Forest student and pep band member Maggie Hurt appeared Thursday morning on NBC's "Today" to discuss her allegations of a sexual battery i...

Bulls Knock Out Hawks

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Turns out, the Chicago Bulls are more than just a one-man team. Derrick Rose sure had plenty of help in this one....

Chicago Sports Anchor Found Dead In Atlanta

AP | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

ATLANTA — A 38-year-old TV sports anchor from Chicago was found dead Thursday morning in his Atlanta hotel room, where he was staying while cove...