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ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 27: First round pick Adreian Payne of the Atlanta Hawks speaks during a press conference introducing the Hawks 2014 picks on June 27, 2014 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Atlanta Hawks Sign Former Spartan, First-Round Pick Adreian Payne

Payne averaged 12.5 points and seven rebounds while starting all six games for the Hawks’ Las Vegas summer league team this month.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/25/2014

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7 Athletes Who Have Bizarre And Unusual Superstitions

We all know athletes have a ritual, routine, tradition or whatever you want to call it leading up to games. However, these 7 athletes have the most bizarre and unusual superstitions in the game.

07/25/2014

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Sources: Pistons, Dinwiddie Ink Three-Year Rookie Contract

The 6-foot-6 Dinwiddie will have a shot to play a lot in Van Gundy’s first season of leading the team on the sideline and from the front office.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: U.S. President Barack Obama walks towards to the Marine One on the South Lawn prior to his departure from the White House July 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama was heading to Camp David for the weekend. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Unveils Programs For Young Men’s Initiative

President Barack Obama is announcing new commitments for his initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color, called “My Brother’s Keeper.”

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano watch the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

Clippers’ Future On Line As Probate Trial Resumes

The future of the Los Angeles Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling’s estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a Sterling family trust.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

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5 Best NBA Off-Seasons So Far

With the biggest names off the board, it’s time to break down the five teams having the best offseason thus far in the NBA.

07/17/2014

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Top 10 Best 3-Point Shooters Of All-Time

Here is my list of best 3-point shooters of all time….

07/17/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 13: Andrew Wiggins #21 of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a free throw against the San Antonio Spurs on July 13, 2014 at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andrew Wiggins With A Behind The Back 360 Dunk [VIDEO]

The question will be: Will Wiggins remain with the Cavs or will he have to be part of a deal for the Cavs to get Kevin Love?

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - APRIL 2: Jodie Meeks #20 of the Los Angeles Lakers in a game against the Sacramento Kings on April 2, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Hope Meeks Can Bolster Perimeter

The Pistons hope Meeks will help bolster their perimeter shooting after he averaged a career-high 15.7 points last season for the Los Angeles Lakers.

07/14/2014

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