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New England Patriots

Bell: Bill Belichick in championship form at White House

Bell: Bill Belichick in championship form at White HouseBelichick weathers President Obama's Deflategate joke.
  • New England Patriots
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Panthers

NFL suspends Greg Hardy for 10 games without pay

NFL suspends Greg Hardy for 10 games without payFormer Panther Greg Hardy has been suspended without pay for the first 10 games of the 2015 .regular season.
  • Panthers
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Panthers

Panthers' 2015 schedule features 1st Thanksgiving Day game

Panthers' 2015 schedule features 1st Thanksgiving Day gameThe Carolina Panthers will play on Thanksgiving for the first time ever when they visit the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 26.
  • Panthers
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Stuart Cramer to host final ACC Barnstorming Tour stop

Stuart Cramer to host final ACC Barnstorming Tour stopThe 2015 ACC Barnstorming Tour will come to a close Wednesday in Gastonia, as the ACC All-Stars visit Stuart Cramer.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
NASCAR

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancer

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancerByrnes passed away just two days after 'Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes' race.
  • NASCAR
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
NFL

Lions player released after Charlotte arrest

Lions player released after Charlotte arrestDetroit Lions release guard Rodney Austin after charges of assaulting woman, child under 12
  • NFL
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
NASCAR

Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick visits White House

Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick visits White HouseIt was Harvick's first visit to the White House as the series' champion.
  • NASCAR
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Knights

Knights doubled-up by Bulls 4-2

Knights doubled-up by Bulls 4-2The Charlotte Knights lost their third straight contest against the Durham Bulls despite a 9-7 hits advantage.
  • Knights
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Checkers

Checkers look for fresh start next fall

Checkers look for fresh start next fallIt certainly wasn't the ending the Checkers wanted this season, missing the AHL playoffs for a second straight season.
  • Checkers
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
NASCAR

New format means injured drivers no longer must race

New format means injured drivers no longer must raceNew format means injured drivers no longer must race
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week ago
NFL

Oher looks for new start in Carolina, return to 'Blind Side'

Oher looks for new start in Carolina, return to 'Blind Side'Oher looking forward to return to 'Blind Side' position in Carolina, jumpstarting career
  • NFL
  • 1 week ago
NCAA

UNC unveils new athletic uniforms

UNC unveils new athletic uniformsThe University of North Carolina has long been known for its distinct logos and unique shade of blue.
  • NCAA
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Hundreds show support for Special Olympics athletes

Hundreds show support for Special Olympics athletesHundreds came to show their support for more than a thousand athletes from Mecklenburg County competing in the Special Olympics this week.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Entertainment

Kellie Pickler will perform at AL World Series in Shelby

Kellie Pickler will perform at AL World Series in ShelbyThis summer's American Legion World Series is kicking off in Shelby with a concert by county music singer and North Carolina-native Kellie Pickler.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week ago
NASCAR

Matt Kenseth gets first win of season at rain-delayed Bristol

Matt Kenseth gets first win of season at rain-delayed BristolKenseth started from the pole and won on a green-white-checkered finish.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Knights

Knights win fourth-straight, beat the Braves 6-2

Knights win fourth-straight, beat the Braves 6-2Charlotte takes over sole possession of first place in the IL South Division
  • Knights
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

ESPN suspends reporter Britt McHenry after viral rant

ESPN suspends reporter Britt McHenry after viral rantESPN reporter Britt McHenry apologized on Twitter after a video, which appears to show her berating a parking lot clerk, went viral.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Knights

Knights win third straight against Braves 7-5

Knights win third straight against Braves 7-5The Charlotte Knights (6-3) used a pair of three-run innings on their way to a 7-5 victory over the Gwinnett Braves (3-6) for their third consecutive win.
  • Knights
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Golf

Masters champ Spieth shoots 9-under 62 at RBC Heritage

Masters champ Spieth shoots 9-under 62 at RBC HeritageMasters champion Spieth back in contention after a 9-under 62 at the RBC Heritage
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Vikings

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Friday

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on FridayFormer MVP's legal issues kept him on sideline for all but one game in 2014.
  • Vikings
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

ESPN's Britt McHenry apologizes for berating tow lot worker

ESPN's Britt McHenry apologizes for berating tow lot workerESPN reporter Britt McHenry is apologizing after an expletive-filled rant against a tow lot attendant was captured on video.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NASCAR

Kyle and Samantha Busch on life after the crash and waiting for baby

Kyle and Samantha Busch on life after the crash and waiting for babyKyle Busch has been off the track and in a hospital bed for weeks since suffering a broken leg and foot at Daytona in February.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Hornets

Hornets end season with a loss

Hornets end season with a lossKyle Lowry scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors wrapped up the regular season with their franchise record 49th victory.
  • Hornets
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Knights

Knights strike first in series, beat G-Braves 5-3

Knights strike first in series, beat G-Braves 5-3Jarrett Casey started the day as a member of the Double-A Birmingham Barons. He finished it with a win for the Charlotte Knights over the Gwinnett Braves.
  • Knights
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NASCAR

Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreckKyle Busch says he knew immediately that his right leg and left foot were broken when he crashed his car.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murderEx-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
NCAA

Duke's Tyus Jones declares for the NBA draft

Duke's Tyus Jones declares for the NBA draftFinal Four Most Outstanding Player Tyus Jones becomes the third freshman off Duke's national title team to enter the NBA draft.
  • NCAA
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Sports

Indians' Carlos Carrasco hit by line drive, bruises jaw

Indians' Carlos Carrasco hit by line drive, bruises jawIndians' Carlos Carrasco hit by line drive, bruises jaw
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Knights

Knights drop finale to Bulls 12-8

Knights drop finale to Bulls 12-8The Charlotte Knights fell to the Durham Bulls in their series finale which saw 31 hits and 20 runs between the two teams in the 12-8 slugfest.
  • Knights
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
NCAA

Jarrett family showcased at UNC-Charlotte

Jarrett family showcased at UNC-CharlotteWhen the Charlotte 49ers take the diamond these days, you may see a familiar face in the stands.
  • NCAA
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
NFL

Ex-NFL RB Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate

Ex-NFL RB Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmatePrison officials say Phillips' cellmate was found lifeless over the weekend.
  • NFL
  • 2 weeks ago
NBA

In season's last home game, Rockets beat Hornets 100-90

In season's last home game, Rockets beat Hornets 100-90James Harden scores 29, Rockets beat Hornets for ninth straight time 100-90
  • NBA
  • 2 weeks ago
Knights

Trio of Charlotte pitchers shut out Durham 3-0

Trio of Charlotte pitchers shut out Durham 3-0The Charlotte Knights used a three-run sixth inning and a trio of scoreless outings to shut out their International League South Division rival Durham Bulls 3-0.
  • Knights
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

Brothers shine for Independence soccer team

Brothers shine for Independence soccer teamFor Alex and Enzo Martinez, soccer is a bond they have shared together since their early youth.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks ago
Brennan

Brennan: Jordan Spieth is Masters champion for the ages

Brennan: Jordan Spieth is Masters champion for the agesSpieth won with a kind of unspoken class and grace that seem to come from another era.
  • Brennan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Knights

Tides take finale with 9-2 win on Sunday

Tides take finale with 9-2 win on SundayTides take finale with 9-2 win on Sunday
  • Knights
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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