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Charlotte, NBA team unveil new downtown arena

...the team. The 19,000-seat arena replaces the suburban Charlotte Coliseum, which opened in 1988 for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets but was quickly made obsolete by a new generation of sports arenas outfitted with luxury suites and other upscale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/20/nba_13787.shtml
NBA
Charlotte shoots for WNBA attendance mark

...community's reputation as passionate basketball fans," said George Shinn, who owns the Sting as well as the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. The Sting (12-10) have won six of nine, moving Charlotte into the thick of the battle for the fourth and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/16/oth_213061.shtml
Other sports
Overtime

...for about 40 years, said Charlotte's growth as a pro sports city with the NFL's Carolina Panthers and the NBA's Charlotte Hornets took away from the high-school event. "A lot of people just quit coming," he said. Walker, the Shrine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/30/oth_316133.shtml
Other sports
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

...M., before losing to national finalist Syracuse in overtime at Denver. The Charlotte Coliseum, where the NBA's Charlotte Hornets play, is only three hours from Athens. With two wins in Charlotte, the Bulldogs would play three hours to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/10/oth_205136.shtml
Other sports
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

...to overcome, and time is running out. The Brass were forced out of New Orleans Arena with the arrival of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. ... The Jackson Bandits, whose owners are embroiled in the WorldCom scandal, are also on thin ice. The...

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

...to overcome, and time is running out. The Brass were forced out of New Orleans Arena with the arrival of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. ... The Jackson Bandits, whose owners are embroiled in the WorldCom scandal, are also on thin ice. The...

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