Coming from an EDGE interview with executive producer Steve Lycett and Design director Gareth Wilson... “We could definitely do another one. For this one we’d just got into our stride in the last couple of months of production. We really...Show More Summary
With North Carolina unwilling to rescind their controversial so-called bathroom bill, the NBA has withdrawn its All-Star Game from the state this year and numerous high-profile music acts have canceled performances as a result. The ACC is declining to join them with a hard-line, or really any, position. “We don’t want to damage our league […]
Smoothie King's return on investment from its naming rights deal with the New Orleans Pelicans is already seeing a boost in value with a little help from the National Basketball Association, which will host the 2017 All-Star Game at the arena.
Jimmy Garoppolo also showed he can replace Tom Brady — for four games, at least. For the first time in years, the biggest question facing the New England Patriots this preseason was the quarterback position. With Tom Brady set to serve...Show More Summary
The first pitch hadn’t even been thrown at this summer’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game and Remigio Pereira was already on the bench. Pereira’s decision to alter the lyrics to the Canadian national anthem — “O Canada” — during a pregame performance by the Tenors had gone over like a wild...
It’s been a rough week for Louisiana, with a horrific flood that left thousands homeless. An event so moving it prompted the lefties in the mainstream media to make virtually no appeals to President Obama --for days-- to visit the disaster area. Unlike in 2005 where, according to the media, President Bush was doing his level best to intentionally drown the 9 th ward.
Evan Longoria and Luke Maile homered, Jake Odorizzi won his fifth game since the All-Star break and the Tampa Bay Rays ended the Texas Rangers' four-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory Saturday night.
The NBA announced on Friday that it has chosen New Orleans, Louisiana to host next year's All-Star Game.
The NBA named a new host city for the 2017 All-Star Game after pulling out of Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the state's controversial bathroom law. Also, self-driving vehicles could soon be hitting the pavement in one state. Kenneth Craig reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
League pulled annual showcase from Charlotte, North Carolina, in July over state's passage of anti-LGBT law
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on Friday blasted the NBA for pulling its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over the the state’s anti-LGBT ‘bathroom bill’ HB 2. Earlier in the day, the NBA announced that New Orleans would be the… Read The post Pat McCrory Calls NBA Decision to Pull All-Star Game ‘Politically-Correct Hypocrisy Gone Mad’ appeared first on Towleroad.
North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law known as House Bill 2 made the state an unfriendly place to hold the annual NBA All-Star Game, the league said previously.
ALL-STAR GAME. NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star game after moving from Charlotte over North Carolina’s discriminatory HB 2. “Unlike several other Southern states, Louisiana has not been swept up in legislative efforts to pass...Show More Summary
The NBA announced Friday that the 2017 All-Star Game will take place in New Orleans, in a move that has been interpreted as a nod to Louisiana’s relatively tolerant attitude toward LGBT people. “New Orleans is a world-class destination...Show More Summary
The NBA has awarded its 2017 All-Star Game to New Orleans, the Associated Press reported on Friday, a month after removing it from Charlotte, North Carolina, to protest a state law forcing transgender people to use public restrooms matching their gender assigned at birth.
The NBA announced Friday that New Orleans will play host to next year’s All-Star Weekend. Last month, the League pulled the ASG from Charlotte due to problematic and discriminatory legislation The post New Orleans to Host the 2017 NBA All-Star Game appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans, a person familiar with the decision told tThe Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the decision hasn't been announced. An announcement was expected within the day, the person said....
New Orleans has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2017, the NBA announced today. The 66th NBA All-Star Game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Smoothie King Center -- home of the New Orleans Pelicans. The game was previously scheduled to be held in Charlotte, N.C.
Today, HRC responded to a report from the Associated Press that the National Basketball Association (NBA) is moving the 2017 All-Star Game to New Orleans, Louisiana -- a city with explicit LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections. Show More Summary
The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans, a person familiar with the decision told the AP.