I've gotten his autograph in recent years, though I didn't see him this year until he made an MLB All-Star Fan Fest appearance - Orosco was a 24-year MLB veteran who appeared in a record 1252 games for 10 teams. While a nomad after he left the organization - Orosco was a 2-time All-Star in his eight seasons with the New York Mets and closed out Game 7 of 1986 World Series.
One of the owners of the Charlotte Hornets is railing against the NBA for their decision to remove the 2017 All-Star game from the city.
It's a "milestone" that speaks to the state of American culture, business and sport
North Carolina Pat McCrory is pissed that the NBA took action against the state’s discriminatory anti-LGBT HB2 law and pulled its All-Star Game from Charlotte. He reacted in an interview with Charlotte’ NPR affiliate WFAE on Charlotte Tal… Read The post Pat McCrory Blasts NBA for ‘Total PC BS’ Decision to Pull All-Star Game from Charlotte appeared first on Towleroad.
(Paul Mirengoff) The 2017 NBA all-star game, which was scheduled to be played in Charlotte, will be played elsewhere. The league is moving the game to protest a North Carolina law. That law, among other things, nullified a CharlotteShow More Summary
The National Basketball Association has officially decided to pull its 2017 All-Star Game out of North Carolina because of the state's discriminatory HB2, and now Governor Pat McCrory is speaking out against the decision.
North Carolina's ridiculous governor blamed the "the sports and entertainment elite" and "liberal media" for losing the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, a move that'll lose the city of Charlotte upwards of $100 million and the state itself much...Show More Summary
Hornets co-owner Felix Sabates came out stinging after the NBA moved next year's All-Star game over the controversial "Bathroom bill."
North Carolina leaders say the NBA caved in to pressure from corporations and LGBT groups to pull the All-Star Game out of Charlotte over opposition to the so-called bathroom bill.
The NBA on Thursday took the stand so many hoped it would by moving its 2017 All-Star game out of North Carolina in response to the state's recent anti-LGBT legislation. If you're still feeling the Bern, you'll love what happened the...Show More Summary
Sometimes, something really radical happens; something so unexpected it makes you think positive thoughts about the world. The NBA pulling the All-Star game out of North Carolina for on principal is one (the league will lose money, but Charlotte will lose a ton more). Show More Summary
After the NBA announced it is moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte due to North Carolina's controversial transgender laws, Charlotte Hornets co-owner Felix Sabates did not hold back in criticizing the league for its decision. Sabates...Show More Summary
The message Sen. Bernie Sanders expressed in his tweet supporting the NBA’s decision to relocate the 2017 All-Star Game was serious, but the GIF the Vermonter attached to it? That was just for lolz. Great move by the NBA pulling next year's All-Star Game from NC. We must stand with our LGBTQ brothers and sisters. […]
The PGA of America has decided not to follow the lead of the NBA, which announced it would be re-locating the 2017 NBA All-Star Game from North Carolina because of controversial legislation that some say discriminates against the LGBT community. Instead, the 2017 PGA Championship will go on as planned at North Carolina’s Quail Hollow […]
Charlotte will feel the economic impacts of losing not only the business of the NBA All-Star Game, but potentially Super Bowls, and beyond. Here's the numbers.
On Thursday, the NBA announced that it will move the 2017 All-Star Game away from Charlotte due to the state’s anti-LGBTQ legislation. It’s a move that’s ultimately the right call, and even Bernie Sanders’ Twitter account had something to say about it. Show More Summary
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) and his Republican legislature have done nothing to remedy the tremendous damage they inflicted on themselves and their state with their anti-LGBT "bathroom" law, so the National Basketball Association is responding. Show More Summary
The NBA announced Thursday that it is moving the 2017 All-Star Game, which had been scheduled to be played in Charlotte. The New York Times reports that the move is a protest against a North Carolina law that eliminated anti-discrimination...
Stephen Curry understands the NBA’s decision to remove next year’s All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina—where he grew up, and his father Dell Curry spent the bulk of his NBA The post Steph Curry: ‘It’s Disappointing That My Hometown Won’t Be Able to Host the All-Star Game’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
In the wake of the NBA announcing that they have decided to pull the All-Star game out of North Carolina due to HB2, a controversial state law that was passed that prevents transgender people from using the bathroom corresponding with the gender which they identify, the NCAA has moved a step closer to doing the […]