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Atlanta Hawks GM Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence After Race Remarks

In June, Danny Ferry said veteran forward Luon Deng "has a little African in him ... he's like a guy who would have a nice store out front but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."
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Criticism Of NFL Grows In Wake Of Ray Rice Case

As the details of the Ray Rice scandal continue to emerge, the calls for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to step down are growing louder. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish about how America's most popular sport is trying to weather yet another public relations nightmare.
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Cleared Of Murder, Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend. On Thursday, he was cleared of premeditated murder.
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Oscar Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide In Girlfiend's Death

A judge in South Africa has found the double-amputee athlete guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
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Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

The double-amputee track star showed no emotion as the verdict was read in a South African courtroom. He faces a maximum of 15 years on the charge, which is roughly equivalent to manslaughter.
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Parkour May Run, Flip, Dive And Slide Its Way Into Olympics

Some leaders of this extreme city sport where people run, jump and slide on streets and over buildings, hope to slip into the games by courting the International Olympic Committee.
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Former FBI Director To Investigate NFL's Handling Of Ray Rice Case

Former FBI director Robert Mueller III will lead the investigation into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Many have criticized the league for not acquiring an elevator security video made public this week by the website TMZ. In it, Rice throws a punch that left his then-fiance unconscious.
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Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guility In Girlfriend's Shooting Death

Audie Cornish talks to BBC reporter Audrey Brown about the Oscar Pistorius trial. On Thursday, a South African judge said the former Olympian is not guilty of premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, but said he was negligent in her shooting. Pistorius could still be convicted of culpable homicide.
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Judge In Pistorius Trial Rules Out Murder

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa, who has yet to render her final verdict in the jury-less trial, says the prosecution failed to prove premeditated murder.
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Hawks' PR Problems Focus Attention On Race In NBA, Atlanta Sports

NBA Hawks owner Bruce Levenson's decision to quit this week over a racially offensive email has reopened a conversation about the racial divide among fans in sports. Audie Cornish talks to sports reporter and blogger Nubyjas Wilborn.

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