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NASCAR

Appreciation: Jeff Gordon ushered in new generation of NASCAR

Appreciation: Jeff Gordon ushered in new generation of NASCARGordon, who announced Thursday that this season will be his last full-time in Sprint Cup racing, not only became one of the sport's greatest drivers but also has been a transcendent figure in auto racing and sports in general.
  • NASCAR
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

#FNFrenzy boys basketball power rankings, January 22

#FNFrenzy boys basketball power rankings, January 22The #FNFrenzy boys basketball power rankings reflect the top 15 boys basketball teams in the Charlotte area.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Sports

Spencer scores Robinson record 44 in win over Concord

Spencer scores Robinson record 44 in win over ConcordJay M. Robinson's Daniel Spencer scored a school-record 44 points in Wednesday's 98-77 win over rival Concord.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Jeff Gordon to step away from full-time NASCAR racing after 2015 season

Jeff Gordon to step away from full-time NASCAR racing after 2015 seasonJeff Gordon to step away from full-time NASCAR racing after 2015 season
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
News

Watch Live: Patriots Coach Bill Belichick holds news conference

Watch Live: Patriots Coach Bill Belichick holds news conferenceWatch Live: Patriots Coach Bill Belichick holds news conference
  • News
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Hornets

Hornets beat Heat 78-76 for 8th win in 9 games

Hornets beat Heat 78-76 for 8th win in 9 gamesThe Charlotte Hornets were held without a field goal for the last seven minutes. And they still earned another victory.
  • Hornets
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Hornets

Gerald Henderson once scored 30 points so his parents would let him go to a party

Gerald Henderson once scored 30 points so his parents would let him go to a partyDoes parental motivation, in a sense, work on any of the Charlotte Hornets?
  • Hornets
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Sports

Deflating footballs may not be as easy as it sounds

Deflating footballs may not be as easy as it soundsIf the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs used in Sunday's AFC championship win over the Indianapolis Colts, it wouldn't have been as easy to pull off as it might seem.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

Weddington boys roll against Piedmont

Weddington boys roll against PiedmontWeddington defeated Piedmont 71-46 in boys basketball action Tuesday.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

West Charlotte boys take care of Robinson

West Charlotte boys take care of RobinsonWest Charlotte defeated Jay M. Robinson 77-60 behind Malik Massey's 19 points.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Weddington's Stephanie Watts makes Union County history

Weddington's Stephanie Watts makes Union County historyWeddington's Stephanie Watts became Union County's all-time leading scorer Tuesday, following a 25-point performance.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Sports

Ambassador Hand-Picked GOTW: Hickory Ridge at Cox Mill

Ambassador Hand-Picked GOTW: Hickory Ridge at Cox MillThe Ambassador Hand-Picked Game of the Week featured rivals Cox Mill and Hickory Ridge battling for SPC supremacy.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Sports

Agent: Woods' front tooth knocked out by videographer

Agent: Woods' front tooth knocked out by videographerAgent: Woods' front tooth knocked out by videographer
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
NCAA

Coach K claims 999th win, No. 5 Duke beats Pitt 79-65

Coach K claims 999th win, No. 5 Duke beats Pitt 79-65Because all those Duke's guards put up some big numbers, their Hall of Fame coach is on the brink of an even bigger one.
  • NCAA
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Hornets

Hornets beat Timberwolves 105-80 in Jefferson's return

Hornets beat Timberwolves 105-80 in Jefferson's returnIt's been a long time since Al Jefferson has come off the bench in an NBA game.
  • Hornets
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Sports

#FNFrenzy girls basketball power rankings Jan. 19, 2015

#FNFrenzy girls basketball power rankings Jan. 19, 2015Myers Park remains on top of the #FNFrenzy girls basketball power rankings.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Sports

Seattle Seahawks are going back to the Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks are going back to the Super BowlSeahawks beat Green Bay Packers in overtime.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Hornets

Hornets win in OT 80-71

Hornets win in OT 80-71the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Indiana Pacers 80-71 in overtime on Saturday night
  • Hornets
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Greg Anthony suspended indefinitely by CBS, Turner Sports after arrest

Greg Anthony suspended indefinitely by CBS, Turner Sports after arrestGreg Anthony suspended indefinitely by CBS, Turner Sports after arrest
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Ardrey Kell slips by Charlotte Catholic

Ardrey Kell slips by Charlotte CatholicArdrey Kell topped Charlotte Catholic 61-56 in a pivotal South Meck 8 showdown.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

UNC coach Hatchell honored at Hunter Huss

UNC coach Hatchell honored at Hunter HussUNC women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell was honored at Hunter Huss on Friday night.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

#FNFrenzy Game of the Week: Harding vs Olympic

#FNFrenzy Game of the Week: Harding vs OlympicHarding visited Olympic in the Friday Night Frenzy Game of the Week.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Hornets

Hornets' P.J. Hairston fined $5,000 for flop

Hornets' P.J. Hairston fined $5,000 for flopCharlotte Hornets forward P.J. Hairston has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.
  • Hornets
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Sports

#FNFrenzy Mecka Conference hoops preview January 16

#FNFrenzy Mecka Conference hoops preview January 16The Mecka Conference has a four-way tie in the boys standings, while Hopewell remains undefeated in girls play.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Sports

#FNFrenzy Southwestern 4A basketball preview January 16

#FNFrenzy Southwestern 4A basketball preview January 16Myers Park remains the top-ranked girls team in the Southwestern, sitting 12-1 overall, 4-0 in conference.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Hornets

Ginobili, Spurs snap Hornets' 5-game winning streak

Ginobili, Spurs snap Hornets' 5-game winning streakGinobili was the focal point of the Spurs' offense Wednesday night, scoring 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting in San Antonio's 98-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Hornets
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Panthers

Panthers donate suite furniture to Habitat for Humanity

Panthers donate suite furniture to Habitat for HumanityThe Panthers gutted their suites, and now you can have a piece of Bank of America Stadium history. Your purchase will even help a worthy cause.
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 4 days ago