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The Atlanta Hawks front office meeting that prompted an internal investigation, which ultimately unearthed a racially charged email sent by team owner Bruce Levenson, focused on a player's African roots.
Rick Berke's resignation Sunday evening as executive editor of Politico may have caught some off guard. But at least one journalist there said it was clear that Berke never meshed at the Rosslyn, Va.-based outlet.
Shortly after terminating Ray Rice's contract on Monday, the Baltimore Ravens scrubbed a tweet indicating that the running back's wife had taken some responsibility for a domestic violence incident earlier this year.
The racially charged email that was sent two years ago by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson reportedly came to light after a team meeting in June put the wheels in motion for an internal investigation.