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.
Tre Boston woke up Sunday in Atlanta and knew that he and fellow safety Roman Harper would return interceptions against the Falcons for touchdowns. And they did. The touchdowns were the first scored by the Carolina defense this season.
Steve Smith’s former team, the Carolina Panthers, plays his current team, the Baltimore Ravens, at 1 p.m. Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. There are games on the schedule players circle and games fans circle. They all circled this one.
Steve Smith played 13 seasons for Carolina. He is the best player in team history. The Panthers released him last spring and he has played three games for Baltimore. He is the best receiver on Baltimore’s roster. Sunday, he plays his former team.