“I’m just an American dream,” Floyd Mayweather said at some point deep into Saturday night, standing at a microphone with a pair of smiling ring girls in Tecate halter tops strategically posed behind him. He had just dismantled Manny Pacquiao in a fight that was disappointingly dull and utterly unsurprising on every level, and now he was discussing his favorite subject, which happens to be himself.
he Atlanta Hawks were having trouble with their fan base but all that has turned around this year. In addition to having the No. 1 team in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks have used rappers like T.I. and 2 Chainz to build more fan support and get people to attend games. In their latest effort, the Hawks introduce 2 Chainz as their new CEO.
The Atlanta Hawks are changing things up a bit and have brought hip-hop artist 2 Chainz on as the team’s new CEO before his performance at the March 27 game against Miami.
The NBA’s 2015 eastern-conference winning Atlanta Hawks have been for sale since September of last year, when their co-owner Bruce Levenson came forward about a racially charged email that he’d sent two years earlier. At the time, the NBA was still reeling from the former Los Angeles Clippers owner David Sterling’s remarks and actions which were also racist in nature. According to NBA.com, Levenson’s email was uncovered during the team’s internal investigation of general manager Danny Ferry, who made racially derogatory comments about potential free agent signee Luol Deng during a conference call with the ownership group.