The schedule for the 2018 Carolina Panthers looks favorable for the most part, with the first home opener in five years and a tough December slate. But so many questions remain, including who will be sitting inside the owner's box?
Against the Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade got to be Dwyane Wade on Monday night in the NBA playoffs. Regardless of sport, when older athletes play young again, the result is stunning.
In 2018 NFL draft, Carolina Panthers should first pick Stanford safety Justin Reid, Iowa cornerback Joshua Jackson or Louisville’s Jaire Alexander. The game plan should also include getting a running back such as Georgia’s Nick Chubb.
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson would never hire NFL free agent Eric Reid. How will new owner react when he realizes that team that needs a safety could have signed Reid, who has promised not to kneel during the national anthem?
If the Charlotte Hornets hire Jerry Stackhouse, that means team owner Michael Jordan, general manager Mitch Kupchak, assistant GM Buzz Peterson and the head coach will be a former North Carolina Tar Heel. Does all that UNC blue matter?
Short takes: Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant would be an interesting NFL free agent to add to the Carolina Panthers roster. ... In NBA, why anger directed at Charlotte Hornets’ Nic Batum is misplaced.
When a lost German Shepherd puppy showed up at the end of a church event, the author tried to figure out where she lived. It would have been easier if her collar had any identification — a lesson for dog owners everywhere.
New Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon was left empty-handed after asking the Centennial Authority to approve a new scoreboard for PNC Arena, leaving little tangible progress to show for his three months in charge.
Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak fired Steve Clifford Friday. Now Kupchak and owner Michael Jordan must find a good coach who doesn't mind the NBA job's checkered history and the inevitable rebuilding process.
Wrestler Ric Flair, a friend outside the WWE ring, remembers Andre the Giant, the subject of 2018 HBO biography. Born in France, the seven-footer, also known for “The Princess Bride,” lived in Ellerbe, North Carolina, before his 1993 death.
Short takes: 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed’s occasionally boorish behavior isn’t due to his being a millennial. Proof is found in his generation: Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker, Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly and golf’s Rory McIlroy.
Would Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis try to “cheat the game?” Watching the NFL linebacker after knee surgery at a banquet his Defending Dreams Foundation held for women from a Charlotte shelter showed why that’s hard to believe.
New Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak has to do a better job in draft and evaluating NBA talent than his predecessors. Rebuilding the roster is key; a lineup once thought playoff-ready for 2017-18 finished 10th in the East.
The Alliance of American Football will have the talent – starting with founder Bill Polian, coach Steve Spurrier and execs such as ex-Carolina Panthers star Jared Allen – to succeed. But it will fail for the same reason NFL ratings fell.
In the 15th episode of The Whistleblowers, the N&O’s officiating podcast with columnist Luke DeCock and Hall of Fame basketball official John Clougherty, we wrap up the NCAA tournament and the season while answering listener questions and looking ahead.