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.