Posts Tagged Atlanta

Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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Hawks, civil rights leaders vow to work together

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks and city civil rights leaders said Friday’s meeting between the team’s CEO and the group was “extremely productive.”

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Pirates rip Braves 10-1, cut Cards’ lead to 1 game

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Edinson Volquez threw seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider and Neil Walker hit homers and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved within one game of the NL Central lead with a 10-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

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WR Julio Jones off to flying start for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — These days, the game looks so much slower to Julio Jones.

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