The Atlanta Hawks have announced that Danny Ferry has stepped down as general manager of the team, ending an indefinite leave of absence that began in August following racially derogatory comments he made about free agent Luol Deng.
The Atlanta Falcons have waived linebacker Prince Shembo after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
Police in Gwinnett County say Shembo was charged Friday after his ex-girlfriend's dog died from blunt force trauma. A short time later, the Falcons cut ties with the player.
Dikembe Mutombo is one of the most memorable players in Hawks history. The seven-foot -two center would block shots with a finger wag and a catchphrase, “Not in my house.”
He spent five seasons in Atlanta -- and was a defensive powerhouse in the NBA for 18 seasons.
Atlanta Braves fans will have a place to stay, next to the team’s new stadium in Cobb County. On Tuesday, the Braves announced that a 16-story, 260 room Omni Hotel will be part of the development around SunTrust Park.
A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the Atlanta Hawks.
The team announced the deal last night night during the first half of the Hawks' playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets.
Continuing a string of surprises in this NFL offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles will reportedly sign quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract to play quarterback. Tebow, 27, hasn't played in the NFL since 2012.
Bloomberg reports that the billionaire co-founder of Ares Management LP -- Tony Ressler – has entered the bidding process for the Atlanta Hawks. Bloomberg cites three people familiar with the matter as sources.
Aaron Hernandez, whose rise to elite status in the NFL was ended by charges that he shot and killed a man, has been found guilty of first-degree murder. In 2013, Hernandez was accused of killing the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister.
Jordan Spieth, 21, has won the Masters with a record-tying score, 18 under par.
Spieth led from the first round of the tournament in Augusta, Ga. — a feat last achieved by Raymond Floyd in 1976.
On Sunday, reports the AP, no other contender truly threatened Spieth's dominance: