NBA All-Star Game

NCAA returns events to North Carolina after state rolls back LGBT law

NCAA returns events to North Carolina after state rolls back LGBT law

The NCAA has awarded coveted men's basketball tournament games and other events to North Carolina, effectively ending a boycott that helped force the state to repeal parts of a law that limited protections for LGBT people.

The governing body announced decisions Tuesday for events through 2022, two weeks after the NCAA said it had "reluctantly" agreed to consider North Carolina again for hosting duties. It had stripped North Carolina of seven championship events for the past sports season — including opening-weekend men's basketball tournament games — and said it could relocate more events if there wasn't a change in the "bathroom bill."

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