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Charlotte Native and sportswriter Ron Green Jr. reflects on the grow3th of Charlotte as a sports town. Green discusses the lack of sports in the area when he was a child in the 1960s besides the occasional golf tournament which would come to town. Green discusses the city’s baseball team, the Charlotte Hornets, the Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association, Charlotte’s World Football League team that arrived in the 1970s, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the major sports events up to the present day. The history sports in Charlotte, the city’s atmosphere, and a timeline of major sporting events in the city are all detailed.
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28874
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80 years ago, author Carson McCullers began working in Charlotte on her best-selling novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. McCullers setting in her novel is similar to the setting of Charlotte today and many of the same issues she wrote about then, are still relevant now. McCullers struggled with her sexual identity and fitting in and the author of the article wonders if much would have changed for McCullers if she were alive and trying to write the same novel today. The history of the novel, the author, and the social issues of the periods are discussed.
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An interview with Jim Nantz yielded responses about his family and career. Perhaps the most insightful response, though, made a distinction between birthplace and hometown. For this well-known figure at CBS Sports, Charlotte will always be both.