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...played June 16-19 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.NBA/NHLGroup might sell Hawks, ThrashersThe Atlanta Spirit ownership group is discussing selling the Atlanta Hawks in addition to the Atlanta Thrashers, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-05-18/overtime
Thrashers fans make final plea

...There is no doubt that the fan base is there. The corporate support is there."The Thrashers owners, known as Atlanta Spirit, claim $130 million in losses since 2005 and have made it clear they no longer want the NHL team, which has made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2011-05-20/thrashers-fans-make-final-
Small crowd of Thrashers fans voice displeasure

...team's ownership group, the Atlanta Spirit, for the club's seemingly imminent...club that is also owned by the Atlanta Spirit, rode up on a scooter, hopped...against the Hawks, but it's the Atlanta Spirit shoving their other asset in our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2011-05-22/small-crowd-thrashers-fans
Hawks, Philips Arena to be sold

...Atlanta. Gearon said no local buyer emerged with a serious offer for the Thrashers.The ownership group, called the Atlanta Spirit, also had to look outside of Atlanta to find a buyer for the Hawks. This time, there was no threat of moving the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-08-07/hawks-philips-arena-be-sold
Hawks rule physical contest

...106, Miami 91 FRIDAY: Atlanta at Miami, time TBA SUNDAY: Miami at Atlanta, if necessary 'SPIRIT' GROUNDED ATLANTA --- 'Spirit the Hawk' was back for Game 5. This time, though, the real-life mascot was firmly attached to a trainer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/30/nba_522262.shtml
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Change is rolling through front offices of area teams

...this season. The two winter sports teams under one Atlanta Spirit ownership group, the NBA's Hawks and NHL's Thrashers...Michael Gearon Jr., an Atlanta-based member of the Atlanta Spirit ownership group, says Mullin will not be replaced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/03/oth_185999.shtml
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Hawks owners retain control during appeal

...the appeals are heard. But that good news for the Atlanta Spirit group also included the judge's stipulation that...Wednesday. Atlanta-based Michael Gearon Jr. of the Atlanta Spirit ownership group applauded the ruling. "This is exactly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/07/nba_88056.shtml
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Overtime

...current ownership and management team should retain control while the appeals are heard. But that good news for the Atlanta Spirit group also included the judge's stipulation that will prevent the Hawks or Thrashers from signing a free agent to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/07/oth_88064.shtml
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Belkin says he wants to own Atlanta Hawks, Thrashers

...Atlanta community will make a winning combination," he said. If the ruling stands, Belkin is entitled to buy out the Atlanta Spirit LLC group for the NBA's Hawks, NHL's Thrashers and operating rights to Philips Arena.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/12/oth_84998.shtml
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Hawks have lottery pick, again

...think positive thoughts, and I've been practicing all week," Peskowitz said Monday. Peskowitz, a member of the Atlanta Spirit ownership group, says the Hawks have spent too many seasons looking to get lucky in the draft lottery. This is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/23/nba_82526.shtml
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