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NCAA Issues Final Warning To North Carolina Over HB2 Ahead Of Site Selection Meetings

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

In its "most direct statement yet," the NCAA on Thursday warned the state of North Carolina to "repeal House Bill 2 soon or lose championship events" through '22, according to a front-page piece by Morrill & Campbell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The statement read, "As the state knows, next week o...

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