Atlanta Hawks take on a new look for 2015-16

...sale of the Atlanta Hawks to an ownership group led by billionaire Tony Ressler.Along with the operating rights to Philips Arena, the Hawks were sold for $850 million. The NBA announced Wednesday's sale closing.Former NBA star Grant Hill...

Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...heavily involved in developing the financial and business terms leading to construction of Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta, Usry said.Philips Arena, built over the site of the imploded former Omni Coliseum, seats 18,047 for Atlanta Hawks...

Wizards look to continue their road success

...Wizards a 1-0 lead over top-seeded Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The teams meet again tonight at Philips Arena, with the Hawks desperate to even things up before the best-of-seven series shifts to Wash ington for Games 3...

Hawks lose Kyle Korver for rest of playoffs with ankle injury

...the side of Korver's ankle late in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' 94-82 victory Friday night.X-rays at Philips Arena were negative, but a follow-up MRI and examination confirmed a severe high-ankle sprain. Korver will be examined...

Music by Turner: 'School's Out' is one anthem everyone hums these days

...School's Out before disbanding. Cooper still performs as a solo act and interestingly, is set to perform Aug. 30 at Philips Arena in Atlanta ... just a week or two after the school year begins again!

Fans rally around Hawks as they prep for conference finals against Cavaliers

...been building all season.The average attendance at Philips Arena of 17,412 ranked 17th in the league ? up from 28th...Kessler said he has been a season-ticket holder since Philips Arena opened in 1999. Before this year, he said it was difficult...

Hawks owners approve plan to sell team

...would include operating rights to Philips Arena, the Hawks' home.The sale...termination fee if they leave Philips Arena before the 2018-19 season...Thrashers and operating rights to Philips Arena for $250 million in 2004. The...

Philips Arena set to open for NHL expansion team

...the dressing room to the ice at Philips Arena. The Thrashers coach looked up...rave reviews, the $213 million Philips Arena is a giant upgrade from the Omni...opened over the past decade. Philips Arena, which will seat 18,517 for...

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Hawks, Philips Arena to be sold

...a news conference for today to announce the team and Philips Arena are being sold to Meruelo, a person familiar with the...bought the Hawks, Thrashers and operating rights to Philips Arena, where the teams play, in 2004.

Kasten out as president of Braves, Hawks, Thrashers, Philips Arena

...hockey's Thrashers and served as the president of Philips Arena. But his positions had been the subject of speculation...deal in September to purchase the Hawks, Thrashers and Philips Arena for $250 million. The NBA and NHL are expected to...

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