Charlotte Bobcats owner
Michael Jordan says his team will use purple and teal as its primary
colors when it changes its name to the Hornets next season.
are the same colors players wore when the Hornets were in Charlotte from
1988-2002, before the franchise moved to New Orleans. The new color
scheme will be accented by secondary colors of black, gray and light
The Hornets name became available when New Orleans became the Pelicans this season.
said in a release Sunday that "it was important to us to acknowledge
the heritage of the Charlotte Hornets when bringing the name back to the
market" and "the purple and teal color scheme was instantly
recognizable as being associated with the original Hornets."
Monday, the organization will begin a three-week campaign focused on
"painting the city" with the return of the purple and teal colors to
Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:34:26 GMT
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a...
Monday, September 15 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:24:13 GMT
Former Commission Chairman Harold Cogdell was a member of the Charlotte City Council when he was charged with misdemeanor assault on a female in January 2002.
Former Commission Chairman Harold Cogdell was a member of the Charlotte City Council when he was charged with misdemeanor assault on a female in January 2002.He says that experience sparked him to speak out about way the Panthers' organization is handling the case.