Mark Emmert Admits NCAA Accepted The "Absolute Minimum" In Its Return To North Carolina

In speaking with the Associated Press sports editors at their annual meeting with commissioners on Thursday night, NCAA president Emmert acknowledged that HB 142 was “the absolute minimum” the North Carolina legislature could have done to earn back the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and other postseason events,…

Unlike The NCAA, Some States And Cities Didn't Bite On North Carolina's Weak HB2 Repeal

The NCAA released the sites of its upcoming postseason events through 2022 Tuesday afternoon, and as was expected, the governing body of college sports made its return to North Carolina official, announcing the Tar Heel state will host 36 men’s and women’s tournaments and postseason competitions. In addition to the…

Coach K Says He Doesn't Want To Get Political, Proceeds To Call North Carolina's HB2 A "Stupid Thing"

Ahead of Duke’s first NCAA tournament game on Friday, coach Mike Krzyzewski was asked about the game being moved out of North Carolina due to the state’s House Bill 2, known as the “bathroom bill,” which discriminates against transgender people. At first, he deflected, saying he didn’t want to “get political.” Then he…

Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Game

When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around holding the All-Star Game in Charlotte this season,” said owner…