Hollinger's Gems: April 23, 2009

Spirit the hawk, Mr. Big Shot and thoughts on high school star Jeremy Tyler

Updated: April 23, 2009, 3:09 PM ET
By John Hollinger |

1. OK, let's talk about the hawk. I've lived in Atlanta the past eight years and been to a ton of Hawks games, and I've always found it a little unsettling that they bring a live bird of prey into a building with 15,000 people. (OK, 6,000 people on a lot of nights ... but still.)