CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan said at a Tuesday news conference he has informed the league of his decision and is optimistic the NBA board of governors will approve the name change when they convene in July.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - For the second straight year the Charlotte Bobcats have failed to land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery. Charlotte will choose fourth overall, behind Cleveland, Orlando and Washington.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Southern California and San Jose State shared the lead at 4-under 284 after the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships on Tuesday. USC, which won titles in 2003 and '08 and was runner-up to Alabama last year, came in as the top-ranked team in the country, while San Jose State - seeking its first team title in 21 years - was 48th.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - This might be the Atlantic Coast Conference's best chance to finally end its long title drought at the College World Series. The league hasn't produced a national champion since Wake Forest in 1955. This season four ACC teams came to Durham for the league tournament that begins Wednesday with legitimate shots at 1 of the top-eight national seeds in next week's NCAA tournament.
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