Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Charlotte Bobcats begin process of changing name back to Hornets

The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name back to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname. There is no timetable for the switch though NBA commissioner to be Adam Silver told Bobcats season ticket holders in April that such a change would take at least 18 months to implement. Moreover, the change is not unexpected and would likely be popular with the North Carolina fan base. (CBS Sports)


Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

Bill Self, Roy Williams, and the Eerily Reminiscent 12th Year Kansas Crossroads

Fans, drivers weigh in on Martinsville Speedway's new hot dogs

Hot Rod Hundley dies at 80: Legendary scorer, court jester, NBA broadcaster

Source: Texas officials will release men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes

Unusual last-second foul call wreaks havoc on Duke-Utah betting action


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.