The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
With the NBA All-Star weekend all wrapped up, Mayor Kevin Johnson is still working on his last-second shot to save the Kings.
Mayor Kevin Johnson continued to rally support from team owners Saturday as he used the NBA All-Star weekend to make his case for the Kings to stay in Sacramento.
Mayor Kevin Johnson arrived in Houston early Friday morning for NBA All-Star Weekend intent on making his case to NBA owners that the Kings should stay in Sacramento, and those close to Johnson tell CBS13 he had a successful first day.
As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.
Waving American flags and space shuttle toys, hundreds of people lined the streets and crowded the airport Wednesday as they watched space shuttle Endeavour touch down in Houston on its way to be permanently displayed in California.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Courtney Lee scored 19 of his 25 points in the first half, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-87 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
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