The NBA All-Star Game returns to Charlotte this weekend for the first time since 1991. Hosted by Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan, it promises to be quite a party and a grand celebration of basketball.
Dell Curry was an original Charlotte Hornet and remains involved with the team as its TV color analyst. But for the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, he will be a dad, cheering on his sons Steph and Seth as they compete in Saturday’s 3-point shootout.
Carl Scheer, the inventor of the dunk contest at the NBA All-Star game and the first general manager of the Charlotte Hornets, is battling dementia. The dementia affects his memory, thinking and social abilities, but his legacy is intact.
Charlotte Hornets rookie Miles Bridges plans to participate in the NBA dunk contest Feb. 16 in Charlotte, but he’s also doing less noticeable things on the basketball court that are leading to more playing time.
Both the NFC and AFC title games went into overtime Sunday as four teams battled for two Super Bowl spots. The problem was that the NFL’s overtime period is inherently flawed, as is its officiating system.
The NFC and AFC conference championship games Sunday each feature an intriguing matchup of youth vs. age at quarterback. The Saints-Rams and Patriots-Chiefs also both feature two of the game’s best offenses.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, 35, says he isn’t ready to retire but that the team has informed him it is going to move in a “different direction.” Davis will try to catch on with another NFL team in 2019.
South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley talks about the advantage her team has against Kentucky, which it faces Thursday at Colonial Life Arena, and what she learned from the two teams' first meeting earlier this season.