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  • Ferry gathering support from around NBA

    Danny Ferry is gathering support from around the NBA as the embattled Hawks general manager has seen his character questioned in recent weeks following the latest firestorm that has engulfed the franchise. "For over 30 years I have had the pleasure to...
  • Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Deng response, Magic Johnson tweet Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry apologized Tuesday for reading culturally insensitive remarks about Luol Deng in a...
  • Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

    Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team...
  • Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan

    Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan
    Former Lakers star Magic Johnson will set foot in the Forum in Inglewood on Sunday for the first time since it reopened in January, this time as a fan on hand to catch Frankie Beverly and Maze’s performance, rather than as a member of the team he...
  • 'Strange duck' Marciulionis inducted into Hall of Fame

    (Reuters) - Lithuanian Sarunas Marciulionis recalled the culture shock when he first joined the National Basketball Association at his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. He was inducted with Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning, six-time...
  • Ailene Voisin: DeMarcus Cousins can learn a lot from Charles Barkley

    LAS VEGAS DeMarcus Cousins celebrates his 24th birthday in two weeks, which means that if he earns a roster spot on the U.S. national team preparing for the basketball World Cup that begins Aug. 30 in Spain, he will be years ahead of Charles Barkley at...
  • ESPY Award named for Arthur Ashe appalling

    I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one. Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...
  • ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?

    ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?
    Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis. A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
  • Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

    The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
  • Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?

    Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?
    For the last several weeks, Bills fans have been livin' on a prayer — a prayer that their beloved franchise would remain in Buffalo in the wake of a bidding war for the team after longtime owner Ralph Wilson died in March. Since Wilson's death,...
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...