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  • Rabbit in the backyard
    Leave Homes for the Animals
    Wild animals in the suburbs have a different set of problems to contend with than their brethren in the woods. Why does this rabbit love to hang out under this hammock?While rabbits and squirrels in the woods watch for hawks, foxes, coyotes, and...
  • Hawks appeal for forgiveness
    Atlanta Hawks CEO to Fans: 'Please, Baby, Please..."
    By A. SCOTT WALTONATLANTA _ In an open letter sent Saturday afternoon to the media and fans registered on the Atlanta Hawks’ official web site, the team’s CEO borrowed a passage from the Spike Lee idiom.The missive, labeled “We...
  • Raptors of New York City: The American Kestrel
    Raptors of New York City: The American Kestrel
    The smallest falcon in New York City—in fact, the smallest in North America—is the American Kestrel (Falco sparverius). At 9-12 inches long with a 21-inch wingspan and weighing about 4 ounces, it is about the size of a Blue Jay or...
  • Spurs salvage season for now
    Spurs stave off deep hole while Pacers fall down even deeper
    The NBA playoffs are not a place for top seeds to lose early. Yet these NBA playoffs could be historic in seeing two No. 1 seeds lose in the first round for the first time. However, the San Antonio Spurs took a big step towards avoiding that fate...
  • Pacers halfway to elimination
    Pacers, Thunder halfway to early playoff elimination
    The NBA playoffs are supposed to be when the elite flip the switch.Yet this year may haveone of the most upset laden first rounds in NBA history, with the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder as the headliners. The Pacers and Thunder reached...
  • George, Pacers wake up
    Pacers save season with huge third quarter over Hawks
    The Indiana Pacers were one half away from being counted out of the NBA playoffs on April 22. After the Pacers lost Game 1 to the sub .500 Atlanta Hawks, then started Game 2 on a slow note, total disaster seemed on the horizon. But order was...
  • Teague, Hawks keep Pacers slipping
    Hawks, fellow road teams dominate day 1 of NBA playoffs
    The NBA playoffs started unusually on April 19. It may not be a harbinger of things to come, since the NBA playoffs usually end with predictable results and champions. Nevertheless, there may be some speed bumps along the way for the favorites, as...
  • Hibbert
    Many questions linger as Pacers begin their 2014 playoff run
    Despite accomplishing their goal of securing the top seed in the East, the Indiana Pacers open the 2014 NBA Playoffs with several lingering questions and fractured optimism.The Pacers have stumbled and practically backed their way into the NBA'...
  • Hawks set Heat back
    Heat let Hawks into playoffs, give Pacers new life
    The Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks staged what looked like a playoff preview on April 12. After the Heat seemed to lock up the East's No. 1 seed by beating the Indiana Pacers on April 11, facing the soon-to-be eighth seeded Hawks appeared...
  • Trail Blazers and Aldridge beat Atlanta 100-85 extend Hawks losing streak
    Trail Blazers and Aldridge beat Atlanta 100-85 extend Hawks losing streak
    The Portland Trail Blazers welcomed back their leading scorer, LaMarcus Aldridge who had been out with a back injury, and celebrated his return with a 100-85 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night at Philips Arena in Atlanta. Aldridge was a...
  • Saint Joseph's loses in NCAA Tournament
    Saint Joseph's season ends in overtime loss to Connecticut in NCAA Tournament
    Saint Joseph's relied on their starting five for more minutes than any team Atlantic 10 during the course of the conference season.It seems as if these Hawks ran out of steam when they needed an extra five minutes to get the job done.Saint...
  • Saint Joseph's plays Connecticut in first round of NCAA Tournament
    Saint Joseph's gets a 10 seed in NCAA Tournament; will face Connecticut
    Saint Joseph's received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by virtue of their Atlantic 10 Championship win over VCU, garnering a 10 seed, putting them in a match-up with Connecticut on Thursday.Saint Joseph's and Connecticut had one...
  • Saint Joseph's advances to A-10 semifinals
    Saint Joseph's outlasts Dayton in Atlantic 10 Quarterfinal
    In a key battle between two teams squarely on the bubble to make the NCAA Tournament, Saint Joseph's found a way to get past Dayton 70-67 in a closely contested game at the Barclays Center.In the third meeting between the two teams this season...
  • Clippers grab win against Hawks while looking to reduce errors
    Clippers grab win against Hawks while looking to reduce errors
    The Los Angeles Clippers edged out the Atlanta Hawks for the 109-108 victory, for the seventh straight win.The Clippers didn't play well in the second half, especially in the fourth quarter when they led by 11 points with about five minutes...
  • Saint Joseph's falls to La Salle on Senior Day
    Loss to La Salle puts damper on Senior Day for Saint Joseph's
    It was billed as a day to celebrate Saint Joseph's senior class, which includes three players who have been immense contributors for the Hawks throughout their careers on Hawk Hill.Sunday afternoon was also looked at as a day where Saint...