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#1 by sakura698 , Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:45 am

ATLANTA -- The mayor has already heard from plenty of potential buyers for the Atlanta Hawks. Air Max 95 Scontate Uomo . And the city is ready to kick in a hefty sum to make the deal happen. Flanked by Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins and other city leaders, Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he expects the sale of the team to move briskly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry. "I have had conversations with no less than six prospective buyers," Reed said during a City Hall news conference. "All six of those prospective buyers will have to go through a process to be vetted by the NBA. That process is going to occur very quickly." The Hawks have been under fire since it was revealed Levenson sent an email two years ago theorizing that many suburban whites would not attend NBA games because of the teams African-American fans. He agreed to sell his share of the team, but it also emerged that Ferry had disparaged then-free agent Luol Deng on a conference call with team owners this past summer, saying he "has a little African in him." Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence. The NBA, meanwhile, is left to deal with another embarrassing case after stripping the Los Angeles Clippers from longtime owner Donald Sterling. He was forced out for telling his girlfriend on a secretly recorded audio not to bring black fans to his games. Reed said he plans to meet with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Sept. 26 in New York to discuss the sale of the Hawks. According to the mayor, the league is already lining up an investment bank to look into the finances of any potential buyer. "I think were going to end up in a superior position, based on everything we know today, than we were before," Reed said. He didnt identify the prospective buyers, but whoever steps in would apparently have majority ownership. Levenson owns 24 per cent of the team, and his Washington partner, Ed Peskowitz, has also agreed to sell his share, meaning that 50.1 per cent of the team is now available, Reed said. In addition, Reed said the city will likely be willing to offer concessions to any new owner to ensure the Hawks commit to remaining in Atlanta for another 30 years. He said there could be as much as $150 million available after the city sells Turner Field, the current home of the Braves, though the mayor said that process has been held up by the baseball teams refusal to negotiate terms for its departure. The Braves are planning to move to a new stadium in suburban Cobb County in 2017. Team spokeswoman Beth Marshall said the Braves arent required to notify the stadium authority of its plans until Dec. 31, 2015, but added, "It is our hope to be able to work with them, the city of Atlanta and Fulton County, on negotiating an exit so they can best prepare for the future of the Turner Field site." In the meantime, Reed said the city would be heavily involved in efforts to find new ownership for the Hawks, since it is responsible for the debt on 15-year-old Philips Arena. Wilkins, a former Hawks star who now serves as a team vice-president and television commentator, said he would "absolutely" be interested in taking on a greater role with the franchise. The city already plans to honour him with a statue outside Philips Arena before a March 6 game against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Reed said city leaders would look favourably on Wilkins involvement with any new ownership group, especially if it gives the team more diversity in the front office. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has refused calls to fire Ferry, saying he believes the general manager can learn from the experience. Ferry met privately Monday with civil rights leaders, hoping to mend fences within the city, and has said he will undergo sensitivity training during his leave. But Ferrys future is still very much in doubt, with the start of training camp only two weeks away. Wilkins would neither endorse Ferry nor call for him to be ousted, knowing that any decision about the general manager will likely rest with the new owner. "Thats not a choice I can make," Wilkins said. "The only thing I can say is whatever pieces are put in place are going to be the right pieces to help our franchise heal from what weve been through." Air Max 270 Prezzo Basso . And it showed Thursday night. The Canadiens, playing in their second game in as many days, however, got a good performance in the end from their backup goaltender as he filled in for an injured Olympic gold medallist . Scarpe Scontate Outlet .Y. - Carey Price had an early feeling that one goal might be enough to settle the latest matchup between his Montreal Canadiens and longtime Original Six foe, the New York Rangers. .Y. - Sven Andrighetto scored once and set up two more as the Hamilton Bulldogs hung on to defeat the host Adirondack Flames 5-3 on Tuesday in American Hockey League action.If Canada defeats Russia in tonight’s gold medal final of the World Junior Hockey Championship, there will horns honking all across this land and celebrations from downtown Toronto all the way to the oceans in both directions. A win tonight will be celebrated alongside all the other great moments of the Canada-Russia hockey rivalry and the heroes from this year’s tournament will be cast into part of Canadian hockey history. And if Canada disappoints and loses? Well, there be some very tough questions that should be asked about how a team that was so dominant throughout the tournament could stumble in the biggest game on home ice. But there will also be those who will suggest we have no right to criticize, that these are simply teenagers trying their best, that they’re just kids and we all ought to button our opinions and get our priorities in order. What a bunch of bunk. Here’s the deal with this tournament - you can’t have it both ways. You can’t say that this tournament is a marquee event on the Canadian sporting calendar, one worthy of our undivided attention, sky-high ticket prices and television rights, but we’re only supposed to take it seriously if we win. We can’t say that we’re allowed to make these kids heroes, but not goats. Face it - this event is elite sport and nothing less. A good number of these kids have already been drafteed by NHL teams, some have cashed sizeable signing-bonus cheques and the rest have advisors and agents and programs in place to maximize their earning potential at the professional level. Scarpe Scontatissime Italia. This is not just an extra-curricular activity and there’s no point trying to pretend these are just teenagers playing for fun and, therefore, there should be no room to criticize them. A lot of these players are the same age as many of those who will participate in next week’s College Football Playoff National Championship between Oregon and Ohio State. Is anyone saying the players on those teams should be insulated from being critiqued because they’re teenagers? Is anyone saying we’re not allowed to say Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was brutal against Oregon on New Years Day because he happens to be 20 years old? The days of the World Junior tournament being a quaint little affair ended a long time ago. This is a big-time, high-performance elite sporting event. Anyone who doesn’t realize that has no business being part of it. So get ready to celebrate … a Canadian win will result in this year’s team being showered with praise, as they should be. But a Canadian loss resulting from a mediocre performance tonight? There’s absolutely nothing wrong with making the coaches and players accountable for that kind of result, as well. ' ' '

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