MLB Sued For $100M After Pulling All-Star Game From Atlanta

A pro-business group filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Major League Baseball, claiming it had no right to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta in protest of Georgia’s restrictive voting law. An Addison, Texas-based organization called Job Creators Network said “thousands of hard-working ordinary men and women in the Atlanta area” had been banking on proceeds from this year’s All-Star Game before: “Defendants took this all away in the blink of an eye.”

NBA Pulls All-Star Game From North Carolina

The National Basketball Association on Thursday announced it was pulling next February’s All-Star Game from Charlotte to protest a state law that eliminated anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. All-Star weekend is one of the flashiest and most lucrative events on the league’s annual schedule.