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NBA's Decision Over ASG In Charlotte Could Persuade Other Sporting Events To Follow Suit

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 16

While North Carolina lawmakers consider revisions to controversial House Bill 2 , there is a "sense that a decision by the NBA to move its All-Star Game" from Charlotte "could persuade other sporting events to follow suit," according to a front-page piece by Jim Morrill of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.&n...

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