Andong Song welcomes the pressure of being the first Chinese player to be picked in NHL Draft

...Lawrenceville School in New Jersey.The 18-year-old Andong, who plays on one of China's national teams, plans to attend Philips Andover Academy in Massachusetts this coming school year as a postgraduate student.After that, he expects to play college...

Atlanta Hawks take on a new look for 2015-16

...approved the 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 is...

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

...attorney 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 lose Kyle Korver for rest of playoffs with ankle injury

...slammed into 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...

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

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

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

...recorded two more albums after 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!

Philips to separate lighting division into new company

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips NV says it will spin off its lighting division...components arm, and it is no longer clear whether Philips is the world's largest lighting manufacturer...HealthTech company will continue to use the Philips brand.

Hawks owners approve plan to sell team

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

Wizards look to continue their road success

...gave the 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 and...

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...serious consideration."I don't want to sound like I'm not appreciative of it," Budenholzer said after a ceremony at Philips Arena. "But in a perfect world, I'd be somewhere else."A longtime assistant under Popovich at San Antonio, Budenholzer...