Derrick Rose gives his World Cup experience an 'A'

MADRID -- Some people focus on Derrick Rose's meager 5.4 points per game and 27.3 percent shooting, including an unsightly 1-for-17 from 3-point range.

Rose isn't one of those people.

In fact, Rose, on the eve of Team USA's gold medal match vs. ...

Hawks send apologetic letter to fans

The Hawks sent a letter on Saturday apologizing for the events of the past week.

The letter, signed by CEO Steve Koonin, was sent by email to those on the team's mailing list and published on the web site.

The letter reads:

An Open Letter to ...

Diana Taurasi and Mercury sweep Sky for WNBA title

Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury.

And that Diana Taurasi means even more.

With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points.

Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle...

Hawks' Ferry goes on leave over remarks

LOS ANGELES--Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry was granted an indefinite leave of absence Friday amid calls for his dismissal over racially insensitive remarks about a free agent his team was interested in.

Hawks Chief Executive Steve ...