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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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Luol Deng forgives Danny Ferry for racist comments

Miami Heat's Luol Deng listens to a question from a member of the media during an NBA basketball media day, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.

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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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Judge recuses himself from NFL collusion lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis who had been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades recused himself Friday from ruling on a dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union over an alleged secret salary cap.

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Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the Federal Aviation Administration granting permits for drones to be used in moviemaking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ConocoPhillips was the only company previously granted a permit for commercial drone fights. BP also had been granted a permit.

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