Soft basketball schedules, boring bowls await in December

Sports fans can experience stupefaction without touching a morsel of food. The daze-inducing December doldrums are just ahead, lasting until the arrival of bowl games with multimillion dollar payouts and the season’s first conference basketball matchups.

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Cam Newton violates Panthers dress code

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did not start in Carolina's 40-7 loss to the Seahawks because he did not wear a tie on the team plane to Seattle.
Scott Fowler sfowler@newsobserver.com
Cam Newton violates Panthers dress code 3:13

Cam Newton violates Panthers dress code

Roy Williams talks about Kenny Williams, Joel Berry following home win 3:11

Roy Williams talks about Kenny Williams, Joel Berry following home win

Governor McCrory concedes race to Roy Cooper 2:18

Governor McCrory concedes race to Roy Cooper

Anti-Klan rally on Moore Square 1:59

Anti-Klan rally on Moore Square