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Texas to Execute Man Deemed Mentally Retarded

Tomorrow's penalty would run counter to Supreme Court ruling

(Newser) - A Texas prisoner diagnosed as mentally retarded is set for the death penalty tomorrow—despite a 2002 US Supreme Court ruling barring mentally retarded people from execution. The court decision left states some leeway in carrying out executions, and Texas controversially continues to use its own definition of mental retardation,... More »

Hawks Force Celtics to Game 7

Joe Johnson's three-pointer with a minute remaining holds up

(Newser) - Atlanta just won't let go of its first trip to the postseason in nine years. The playoff team with the worst record did it again to the team with the best mark, forcing an improbable Game 7 with the Boston Celtics, as Joe Johnson hit a crucial 3-pointer with 1:... More »

Hawks Build Big Lead, Hold Off 76ers

Johnson scores 22 to help Atlanta bounce back against Philly

(Newser) - Joe Johnson scored 22 points, Josh Smith added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks built a big lead and held off the surging Philadelphia 76ers 92-85 last night. Marvin Williams contributed 18 points, Al Horford had 10 points and 12 rebounds, and Mike Bibby had 10 points... More »

Hawks Get by Knicks

Atlanta streaking at just the right time

(Newser) - Atlanta would love to enjoy their three-game winning streak, but in a back-to-back stretch of their road schedule they'll have to prepare for lowly Memphis tomorrow night instead if they hope to make it four in a row. Tonight's 114-109 win over the Knicks stretched their lead for the final... More »

Hawks Top Knicks, Inch Toward Playoffs

Cavaliers tame Bobcats, Mavericks all over Heat

(Newser) - Joe Johnson got by with a little help from his teammates today, as the Hawks beat the Knicks 109-98. While he scored 28 points and added 11 assists, Marvin Williams also stepped up his game and contributed 25 points, while Josh Childress added another 22, with nine rebounds, as Atlanta... More »

Baron, Captain Jack Combine for 64 in Atlanta

Golden State wins 4th straight, scores season- high 135 in shootout

(Newser) - The Warriors matched their best road win total in 14 years, imposing one of their trademark track-meet games on the Hawks, 135-118. Baron Davis had 35 points and Stephen Jackson added 29 for Golden State, now 16-12 outside of Oracle Arena. Atlanta's Joe Johnson led all scorers with 38 points,... More »

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