It’s difficult for me to envision Mark Price failing at anything. And if he’s right for the job and athletics director Judy Rose is right about him, Halton Arena could be what it once was. This wasn’t the school’s team. It was one of Charlotte’s teams.
What worked Friday against Robert Morris worked Sunday against San Diego State. Duke again was smart and selfless and incredibly effective. The Blue Devils beat the Aztecs 68-49 and join N.C. State and North Carolina in the Sweet 16.
San Francisco’s Chris Borland walked away from the San Francisco 49ers, from the NFL and from the sport that had always distinguished him, because the head trauma wasn’t worth it. It will be interesting to see who follows.
Charlotte 49ers basketball coach Alan Major, 46, is in his fifth season at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and currently on medical leave. Nothing he has done indicates he is an NCAA Division I basketball coach. It’s time for UNCC to start over.
Amanda Lorenzen Gardstrom was born in 1977, five years after her dad retired from NASCAR. She didn’t know him as Fast Freddie, Fearless Freddy, Golden Boy or the Elmhurst Express. She knew Fred Lorenzen as a top realtor for RE/MAX.
Once, Lance Stephenson was an intriguing addition for the Charlotte Hornets. But he hasn't worked out. Now, even though an attempt to trade him fell through Friday, the Hornets need to make a move to deal Stephenson.
If NASCAR star Kurt Busch knocked around Patricia Driscoll, his girlfriend at the time, he should be punished by the law, his sport and his employer. The only piece that's amusing is everything else, including Busch contending that his 5-foot former girlfriend is a trained assassin.
Some fans might have noticed that Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo is having his best season. But if fans hadn’t, they couldn’t help but notice him at Time Warner Cable Arena Wednesday against the defending champion San Antonnio Spurs.
Cam Newton is among the most popular athletes in Charlotte and is unquestionably the most polarizing. Offering him franchise quarterback money, $100 million, say, is a gamble, but it’s one worth making.
Social media wasn’t forgiving when Carolina Panthers’ return man Brenton Bersin muffed a punt and the Cardinals recovered. But his teammates offered support and this thought: Forget about what happened, focus on what you do next.