Atlanta Dream puts on full court press

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bernert_kristin_wnba.jpgThe WNBA’s full court press in Atlanta continues. The league’s newest team unveiled its name (Atlanta Dream), logo (the A in Dream has a basketball shooting out of it) and team colors (red and sky blue) late last month.

Additionally, a league executive spoke to the Atlanta Executive Network in what she billed as her first public discussion of being a lesbian in professional sports. A snippet from Kristin Bernert’s talk to the gay business group:

“I know the WNBA has a lesbian stigma. That’s great, but I’m like, who cares? The truth is the league couldn’t care less if I was gay or straight. They really don’t care.”

Get up to speed on the latest developments with my sports column for Southern Voice. Read the full story. For past coverage of the Dream on my blog, go here.

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