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Charlotte, NBA team unveil new downtown arena

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - After more than five years of political angst, Charlotte is ready to take the wrapper off a $265 million downtown arena that will be home to the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/20/nba_13787.shtml
NBA
Overtime

Shrine Bowl exits Charlotte for Rock Hill After more than six decades, South Carolina finally gets to host the Shrine Bowl. Organizers of the annual game between the best senior football players in North and South Carolina said Friday they were bringing the all-star match to Rock Hill's District Three Stadium the next two years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/30/oth_316133.shtml
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ECHL notebook

...hockey operations, including player personnel decisions. RUNNING OF THE BULLS: George Shinn, owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets and ECHL's Charlotte Checkers, signed a letter of intent May 14 to purchase the struggling Birmingham Bulls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/23/hoc_314473.shtml
Hockey
Dogs blessed by seeding

Georgia received some solace late Sunday for a sound beating by Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs (23-8) got a high NCAA Tournament seeding, No. 3 in the Southeast Regional, and will face Southern Conference champion Tennessee-Chattanooga Friday in Charlotte, N.C. It was Georgia's highest seed ever for the tournament, surpassing a No. 4 seed in 1982-83 when it beat Michael Jordan and North Carolina in the East Regional final and made its only trip to the Final Four.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/10/oth_205136.shtml
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ECHL notebook

...a $5,000 playoff bonus. The Brass accepted a buyout of its arena lease and suspended operations after the NBA's Charlotte Hornets moved to New Orleans. ... NHL.com is having a field day with former Lynx players. In his past two weekly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/15/lyn_364198.shtml
Lynx
Lynx refocus energy

With the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes finally on board, Augusta Lynx coach Jim Burton can finally turn his attention to recruiting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/15/lyn_348679.shtml
Lynx
Lynx notebook

With the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes finally on board, Augusta Lynx coach Jim Burton can finally turn his attention to recruiting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/14/lyn_348509.shtml
Lynx
ECHL tables WCHL plan

...to announce their intentions for next year. The Brass are being forced out of New Orleans Arena now that the NBA's Charlotte Hornets are coming to town, and are considering their options for next year. ONE-TIMERS: If the Lynx secure an affiliation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/19/lyn_344698.shtml
Lynx
Lynx notebook

...Vegas. Same goes for the New Orleans Brass, whose future at the New Orleans Arena is in jeopardy now that the NBA's Charlotte Hornets are on their way. ... Troy Ward resigned as the ECHL's senior vice president of hockey operations Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/lyn_343593.shtml
Lynx
San Antonio tapped for WNBA franchise in 2003

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio will be home to a WNBA franchise beginning in 2003 if enough fans pay for tickets in the coming months.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/19/nba_339698.shtml
NBA