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NBA Officially Pulls '17 ASG From Charlotte Over HB2; City Could Get Game In '19Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16
The NBA on Thursday said that it is moving the '17 All-Star Weekend out of Charlotte "over concerns about the state's House Bill 2, in the latest and perhaps most high-profile fallout from the controversial law," according to a front-page piece by Peralta & Bonnell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.&nbs...
The ''97-98 NBA season is previewed by Mike Lupica in MEN''S JOURNAL. Under the header, "Anyone But Mike," Lupica questions which, if any, of the NBA''s young players are ready to carry the league''s
Opening statements and testimony were heard in the antitrust suit against the NFL by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, according to William Lhotka of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. In hi
The WNBA will expand its regular season and playoffs for the ''98 season and will add an All-Star Game in ''99. Each team will play 30 regular season games in ''98, up from 28 this year. While four te
USA TODAY''s Mike Dodd reports that all nine AL Division Series playoff games were sold out. In the NL, of games not sold out, "all still drew near-capacity crowds breaking club records" (USA TODAY, 1
MULT: The AVP Tour, which was not included in THE DAILY''s ''96 version of "The Body Count" last week, drew 151,039 during its ''96 season (THE DAILY)....U.S. Soccer delayed action over the weekend on
The antitrust suit by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission against the NFL is "set to begin today after 12 jurors were quickly picked Monday from a block of 116," according to William Lhot
In Boston, Peter Gammons, on MLB''s NL/AL Divisional Series: "There has been no central organization of these division-series games by a Commissioner''s Office, and the lack of media information, coor
ESPN''s Chris Mortenson reported that the NFL "goes to court Monday to answer St. Louis'' dangerous antitrust suit over the league''s $29 million relocation fee," a fee Raiders Owner Al Davis didn''t
The Mighty Ducks and Canucks split a two-game series "played before capacity crowds of 10,500 at Yayogi national gymnasium in Tokyo on Saturday and Sunday," according to the KYODO NEWS. The Mighty Duc
The WNBA recommended two expansion teams for the ''98 season to be operated in Detroit and Washington. The teams will be granted upon securing pledges of at least 3,000 season tickets by November 10.