Charlotte's Other Sports
Quick. Name Charlotte’s professional sports teams. Okay, sure, the Panthers, the Hornets, the Knights. Those are the easy answers but how about the Checkers, the Hounds, our minor-league professional hockey and lacrosse teams? And there’s our minor league soccer team, the Charlotte Independence. We take a look at the impact those teams are having on the city and talk to a man trying to diversify the city’s sports franchises.
Erik Spanberg - Senior staff writer, Charlotte Business Journal, covers sports business
Ben Bradford - Reporter, WFAE
Jim McPhilliamy - President of the Charlotte Independence and President of the Charlotte Hounds