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Bobcats Executive Vice Pres. Pete Guelli Talks About The “New” Charlotte Hornets.

Bobcats Executive Vice Pres. Pete Guelli Talks About The “New” Charlotte Hornets.  Pete talks about the process the Bobcats went through in order to make the switch back to the Hornets.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/23/2014

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

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NBA Approves Hornets Name Returning To Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again.

The NBA unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets on Thursday at the league’s Board of Governors meeting. The original Hornets built a supportive fan base in Charlotte from the time they entered the league in 1988 until they moved to New Orleans in 2002.

07/19/2013

A North Carolina hospital that recently changed its name has also adopted a new slogan: "Cheat Death." (Photo credit  FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

NC Hospital Adopts New Slogan: ‘Cheat Death’

A North Carolina hospital that recently changed its name has also adopted a new slogan: “Cheat Death.”

04/05/2013