Monthly Archives: January 2014

Charlotte sports exec kicking around Major League Soccer bid

By Erik Spanberg
Charlotte Business Journal
Published: January 24, 2014

The managing partner of Charlotte’s professional lacrosse team wants to add Major League Soccer to the city’s sports portfolio. All he needs is about $75 million or so and a major facelift for Memorial Stadium.

Then again, for 40 years or so, no one ever thought professional […]

  • These are a few of the Charlotte Hornets souvenirs going on sale this weekend at Time Warner Cable Arena. Courtesy Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets

    Charlotte Hornets hope fans will bee there for merchandise rollout

Charlotte Hornets hope fans will bee there for merchandise rollout

by Erik Spanberg
Charlotte Business Journal
Published: January 17,2014

You’ve seen the logo, but will you wear it? Charlotte Bobcats executives hope the answer to that question is a resounding yes.

On Saturday, the soon-to-be Hornets will begin selling Hornets gear featuring the updated logo unveiled last month by team owner Michael Jordan. Last summer, Jordan and the […]

Fans buy more Pistons merchandise as team improves on court

By Bill Shea
Crain’s Detroit Business
Published: January 7, 2014

The Detroit Pistons say there are new indications that their financial and on-court turnaround is working.

Fans are buying Pistons logo merchandise at a 70 percent higher rate over last season from the official team stores at the Palace of Auburn Hills and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, and […]