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NASCAR

Travis Kvapil relieved to see racecar again

Travis Kvapil relieved to see racecar againIt's a sight Kvapil and his crew weren't sure they'd ever see again.
  • NASCAR
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Hornets

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48The New York Knicks say Anthony Mason, a rugged power forward who was a defensive force for several NBA teams in the 1990s, has died.
  • Hornets
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
NASCAR

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 Chevrolet found in suburban Atlanta

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 Chevrolet found in suburban AtlantaPolice say they have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.
  • NASCAR
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
NASCAR

Travis Kvapil's team withdraws from race after car theft

Travis Kvapil's team withdraws from race after car theftTeam Xtreme Racing on Friday was forced to withdraw the No. 44 Chevrolet from Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
  • NASCAR
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

West Charlotte pounds Mooresville in first round blowout

West Charlotte pounds Mooresville in first round blowoutThe West Charlotte Lions made a statement in the opening round of the playoffs, crushing Mooresville 83-42.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Hornets

Hornets center takes homeless man to dinner

Hornets center takes homeless man to dinnerThe Hornets beat the Bulls in Chicago this week, but it turns out a player won off the court too.
  • Hornets
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Sports

Trailer carrying NASCAR No. 44 car stolen in Georgia

Trailer carrying NASCAR No. 44 car stolen in GeorgiaTrailer carrying NASCAR No. 44 car stolen in Georgia
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
NCAA

Weather can't defeat CIAA

Weather can't defeat CIAAWeather didn't get in the way of people who want to enjoy the 2015 CIAA tournament and all of the activities that come along with it, including the Fan Fest at the convention center.
  • NCAA
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Panthers

Greg Hardy weighing options with free agency ahead

Greg Hardy weighing options with free agency aheadGreg Hardy and his attorneys met Thursday with the NFL Players Association to discuss how to proceed.
  • Panthers
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
NASCAR

Kyle Busch has second surgery following Daytona crash

Kyle Busch has second surgery following Daytona crashKyle Busch has undergone a successful surgery on his broken left foot, Joe Gibbs Racing said Wednesday night.
  • NASCAR
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Sports

NCISAA basketball tournaments resume Thursday

NCISAA basketball tournaments resume ThursdayThe NCISAA basketball tournament resumes Thursday despite snowfall in Western North Carolina.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
High School

Family bond stands strong at Jay M. Robinson

Family bond stands strong at Jay M. RobinsonIt's a true family affair at Jay M. Robinson High School between head coach Lavar Batts Sr. and his son Lavar Jr.
  • High School
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Batts family connection runs deep at Jay M. Robinson

Batts family connection runs deep at Jay M. RobinsonLavar Batts, Sr. and his son Lavar Jr. have a special relationship through basketball that extends off the court.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Quail Hollow Club to host The Presidents Cup in 2021

Quail Hollow Club to host The Presidents Cup in 2021Quail Hollow Club selected to host The Presidents Cup 2021
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Panthers

Two Panthers players to donate hair for good cause

Two Panthers players to donate hair for good causeTwo Panthers players to donate hair for good cause
  • Panthers
  • 1 week ago
NCAA

Weather concerns attendees of the CIAA tournament

Weather concerns attendees of the CIAA tournamentAs snow fell in uptown, the CIAA Tournament officially tipped off in Time Warner Cable Arena.
  • NCAA
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Mother Nature delays postseason basketball again

Mother Nature delays postseason basketball againSnow forces the postponement of prep basketball once again, this time the state playoffs are pushed back to Wednesday.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Panthers

Panthers' Thomas Davis gets Key to the City

Panthers' Thomas Davis gets Key to the CityAt Monday night's Charlotte City Council meeting, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis received a big honor.
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Panthers

Sources: Panthers are releasing DeAngelo Williams

Sources: Panthers are releasing DeAngelo WilliamsPanthers running back DeAngelo Williams says the team has decided to release him after nine seasons.
  • Panthers
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Fans, former players attend public memorial for Dean Smith

Fans, former players attend public memorial for Dean SmithFans, former players attend public memorial for Dean Smith
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to Smith

UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to SmithUNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to Smith
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

Gordon wrecks on last lap of final Daytona 500

Gordon wrecks on last lap of final Daytona 500Gordon wrecks on last lap of final Daytona 500
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

Logano wins Daytona 500

Logano wins Daytona 500Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NASCAR

Kurt Busch faces career crossroads after indefinite suspension

Kurt Busch faces career crossroads after indefinite suspensionScrawled on the window of Kurt Busch's garage stall at Daytona International Speedway, the court of public opinion had issued a preliminary verdict.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NASCAR

2015 Daytona 500 fan guide: Start time, lineup and more

2015 Daytona 500 fan guide: Start time, lineup and moreThe 2015 Daytona 500 -- the 57th running of the Great American Race -- will feature 43 drivers going for NASCAR's most prestigious trophy.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NASCAR

Kyle Busch breaks right leg, left foot; out indefinitely

Kyle Busch breaks right leg, left foot; out indefinitelyKyle Busch suffered a compound break of his right leg and a fracture of his left foot in in a wreck in the closing laps of the Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Sports

Kurt Busch loses final appeal, suspension upheld

Kurt Busch loses final appeal, suspension upheldA final appeals officer has upheld NASCAR's suspension of Kurt Busch.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago