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The NBA announced Wednesday that Charlotte will be hosting the 2019 All-Star Game.
The ACC announced Wednesday that it will follow the NCAA’s lead and bring its championship events back to North Carolina after the repeal of House Bill 2, beginning with the 2017 ACC Football Championship Game.
North Carolina's compromise deal last month got rid of the most well-known provision of House Bill 2 that required transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates in many public buildings.
After a repeal of the controversial House Bill 2 was passed by North Carolina lawmakers in March, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says Charlotte will be eligible to host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.
In a statement released Tuesday morning, the NCAA Board of Governors said they have “reluctantly voted” to allow consideration of championship bids in North Carolina by committees that are presently meeting.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mayor Jennifer Roberts is standing by her opposition to the repeal measure that means the end of House Bill 2, even thought that opposition puts her at odds with fellow Democrat Roy Cooper.