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Bobcats' Name Change Paying Off Already With Ticket Sales Up, Sponsorships Rising
Published August 5, 2013
'CAN DO ATTITUDE? ESPN’s Tony Reali said he was “befuddled” that the Pelicans jerseys have “no mention of ‘Pelican’ anywhere.” Dallas Morning News columnist Tim Cowlishaw said it was “like they’re trying to distance themselves from a great name change." L.A. Times columnist Bill Plaschke: "It's almost like they got it on paper and said, ‘Oh my gosh, this doesn’t look very good on a shirt. What are we going to do now?’” (“Around The Horn,” ESPN, 8/2).