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Thrashers announcement probably won’t come by Tuesday, Hawks exclusivity window closes

True North and the Atlanta Spirit are getting close to a deal, but the NHL indicates that an announcement probably won't come on Tuesday. In other news, the Spirit and John Moores are no longer exclusively discussing a deal to sell the Atlanta Hawks, giving a tiny bit of hope to Thrashers fans. [more]

Thrashers update: Local interest exposed, True North seeks Winnipeg’s help with debt

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The previously anonymous party interested in keeping the Thrashers in Atlanta reportedly is JB Smith, a man many think lacks the resources to get a deal done. Meanwhile, True North is asking for government assistance to afford a Thrashers purchase. [more]