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NFL

Panthers release Avant, place Chandler on IR

Panthers release Avant, place Chandler on IRPanthers release Avant, place Chandler on IR
  • NFL
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Sports

Vote for Friday Night Frenzy's Team & Game of the Week

Vote for Friday Night Frenzy's Team & Game of the WeekThe team of the week will get their very own pep rally hosted by WCNC's Chris Clark.
  • Sports
  • 3 months ago
Technology

Cam Newton's Twitter hacked!

Cam Newton's Twitter hacked!Tuesday afternoon, someone hacked in to Carolina Panthers' QB Cam Newton's Twitter account.
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
NFL

Saints fan wanted to give ball to grandson

Saints fan wanted to give ball to grandsonIt was only a few seconds of video in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at Sunday's Saints game, but opinions zoomed at viral speed through cyber space.
  • NFL
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
NFL

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson for rest of regular season

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson for rest of regular seasonSaying Adrian Peterson has "shown no meaningful remorse" for his conduct, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended the Minnesota Vikings star without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season Tuesday morning.
  • NFL
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
NFL

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after gamesFederal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
  • NFL
  • 1 week ago
NFL

Saints fan goes viral after intercepting ball from woman

Saints fan goes viral after intercepting ball from womanSaints fan is going viral for all the wrong reasons after cameras caught him elbowing and intercepting a Bengals fan for a football intended for her during the Sunday game.
  • NFL
  • 1 week ago
NFL

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after gamesDEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games
  • NFL
  • 1 week ago
NFL

Panthers drop 5th straight, lose to Falcons 19-17

Panthers drop 5th straight, lose to Falcons 19-17Panthers drop 5th straight, lose to Falcons 19-17
  • NFL
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Cribs, Caves and Cars: A car collection for NASCAR and movie fans

Cribs, Caves and Cars: A car collection for NASCAR and movie fansCribs, Caves and Cars: A car collection of new and old
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championshipHarvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
NASCAR

Getting to know Jimmie Johnson, off the track

Getting to know Jimmie Johnson, off the trackJimmie Johnson sat down for an exclusive and candid conversation with NBC Charlotte where nothing was off limits.
  • NASCAR
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Allegations of hazing made against UNCC baseball team

Allegations of hazing made against UNCC baseball teamSchool officials are investigation allegations of hazing within the baseball team at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Hornets

Hornets forward Kidd-Gilchrist out 2 games

Hornets forward Kidd-Gilchrist out 2 gamesThe Hornets have announced that forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will miss next two games of their West Coast road trip with a right foot injury.
  • Hornets
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NASCAR

NASCAR chairman Brian France: No action slated against Kurt Busch

NASCAR chairman Brian France: No action slated against Kurt BuschNASCAR chairman Brian France said no disciplinary action would be taken against Kurt Busch despite a call for his suspension Friday.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
High School

NC football coach suspended after DWI arrest

NC football coach suspended after DWI arrestNC football coach suspended after DWI arrest
  • High School
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Life

Family who lost septuplets has hope for the future

Family who lost septuplets has hope for the futureA former Panthers player and his wife were looking to expand their family. It wasn't happening, so they turned to fertility drugs and were stunned when they became pregnant with septuplets.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Panthers

Panthers record impacting ticket prices

Panthers record impacting ticket pricesWith the recent struggles of the team, NBC Charlotte decided to take a look at some ticket sales.
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Panthers

Newton: I'm not playing great ball right now

Newton: I'm not playing great ball right nowCam Newton admits he's not been 100 percent in "a long time."
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NCAA

Could Roy Williams, Tar Heels be stripped of title?

Could Roy Williams, Tar Heels be stripped of title?Many have tired — especially those prone to wearing Carolina Blue — of the story that refuses to end, the ongoing saga of academic and athletic fraud in Chapel Hill.
  • NCAA
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NBA

Blazers rally to beat Hornets 102-100

Blazers rally to beat Hornets 102-100Blazers rally to beat Hornets 102-100
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Panthers

A hot take for every Panthers scenario

A hot take for every Panthers scenarioSports fans sometimes have the tendency to overreact. And when they overreact online or on the phone. That's a hot take.
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
High School

Early Signing Day happens Wednesday

Early Signing Day happens WednesdayEarly Signing Day happens Wednesday in areas across the country, including in and around Charlotte.
  • High School
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

Upstate firefighter makes US Bobsled Team

Upstate firefighter makes US Bobsled TeamGreenville firefighter Casey Wickline made the 2014-2015 USA national bobsled team but not without a dose of drama.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
NFL

Newton sacked 9 times, Eagles rout Panthers 45-21

Newton sacked 9 times, Eagles rout Panthers 45-21Newton sacked 9 times, Eagles rout Panthers 45-21
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix

Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at PhoenixNewman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
High School

Virtual reality experience comes to SC high school football

Virtual reality experience comes to SC high school footballA 90-inch screen inside a team meeting room at Byrnes High displayed what junior quarterback and wide receiver Micah Young described as a Madden video game.
  • High School
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago