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  • Ron Rivera: Panthers tackle Matt Kalil must find a ‘comfort zone’ with Cam Newton

    Ron Rivera: Panthers tackle Matt Kalil must find a ‘comfort zone’ with Cam Newton

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:10:14 GMT

    After head coach Ron Rivera had a chance to watch the game film, he allowed that some of those mistakes are likely a direct result of the left tackle and his quarterback simply not being used to each other.

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    After head coach Ron Rivera had a chance to watch the game film, he allowed that some of those mistakes are likely a direct result of the left tackle and his quarterback simply not being used to each other.

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  • BLOG: Local stars lighting up college football-- Week 3

    BLOG: Local stars lighting up college football-- Week 3

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:28:25 GMT

    Local stars continued to put on great performances in college football in week 3.   Last week, I wrote about the likes of Mason Rudolph, Will Grier, and Chazz Surratt.  Guess what?  They once again had great Saturdays in week 3 so I'm not going to highlight them this time around. There is no shortage of big time performances by former stars on Football Friday Night and here are just some of those great performances. 

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    Local stars continued to put on great performances in college football in week 3.   Last week, I wrote about the likes of Mason Rudolph, Will Grier, and Chazz Surratt.  Guess what?  They once again had great Saturdays in week 3 so I'm not going to highlight them this time around. There is no shortage of big time performances by former stars on Football Friday Night and here are just some of those great performances. 

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  • Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

    Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:46:36 GMT

    Kasey Kahne will drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro next season.

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    Kasey Kahne will drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro next season.

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  • Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty

    Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:25:25 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    Chase Elliott suffered a setback to his championship hopes when NASCAR penalized his Hendrick Motorsports team Tuesday for a modification to his Chevrolet in the opening round of the playoffs.

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    Chase Elliott suffered a setback to his championship hopes when NASCAR penalized his Hendrick Motorsports team Tuesday for a modification to his Chevrolet in the opening round of the playoffs.

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  • Panthers TE Olsen heads to IR; will miss at least 8 games

    Panthers TE Olsen heads to IR; will miss at least 8 games

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:33:23 GMT

    Greg Olsen will miss a minimum of eight games after the Panthers placed the three-time Pro Bowl tight end on injured reserve with a broken right foot Tuesday.

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    Greg Olsen will miss a minimum of eight games after the Panthers placed the three-time Pro Bowl tight end on injured reserve with a broken right foot Tuesday.

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  • ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: ACC Weekly Football Release

    ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: ACC Weekly Football Release

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:21:18 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule ? Friday, September 22 Virginia at Boise State, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Saturday, September 23 NC State at No. 11/11 Florida State, Noon, ABC/ESPN2 1 Kent State at No. 19/20 Louisville, Noon, RSN Pitt at Georgia Tech, 12:20 p.m., ACC Network Old Dominion at No. 13/13 Virginia Tech, 2 p.m., ACC Network Extra Boston College at No. 2/2 Clemson, 3:30 p.m...More >>
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule ? Friday, September 22 Virginia at Boise State, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Saturday, September 23 NC State at No. 11/11 Florida State, Noon, ABC/ESPN2 1 Kent State at No. 19/20 Louisville, Noon, RSN Pitt at Georgia Tech, 12:20 p.m., ACC Network Old Dominion at No. 13/13 Virginia Tech, 2 p.m., ACC Network Extra Boston College at No. 2/2 Clemson, 3:30 p.m...More >>
  • BLOG: Nate's take aways from the Panthers win over Buffalo

    BLOG: Nate's take aways from the Panthers win over Buffalo

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:29:12 GMT

    After taking a little time to sit back and think about yesterday's victory over Buffalo, things aren't as bad as they seem Panthers Nation. 

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    After taking a little time to sit back and think about yesterday's victory over Buffalo, things aren't as bad as they seem Panthers Nation. 

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  • Panthers TE Olsen has foot surgery; recovery time uncertain

    Panthers TE Olsen has foot surgery; recovery time uncertain

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:56:13 GMT

    Panthers coach Ron Rivera says tight end Greg Olsen has had surgery to repair a broken right foot.

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    Panthers coach Ron Rivera says tight end Greg Olsen has had surgery to repair a broken right foot.

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  • Some of NASCAR’s biggest names shared their thoughts on driver killed in plane crash

    Some of NASCAR’s biggest names shared their thoughts on driver killed in plane crash

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:23:14 GMT
    Modified championship racer Ted Christopher, 59, was one of two people killed in a plane crash in Connecticut on Saturday, NASCAR officials said. (Photo provided to the Observer courtesy of NASCAR)Modified championship racer Ted Christopher, 59, was one of two people killed in a plane crash in Connecticut on Saturday, NASCAR officials said. (Photo provided to the Observer courtesy of NASCAR)

    The death of modified championship racer Ted Christopher in a plane crash drew an outpouring of reaction in the racing world.

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    The death of modified championship racer Ted Christopher in a plane crash drew an outpouring of reaction in the racing world.

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  • Sports fans say Greg Olsen’s injury ‘massive blow’ to the Panthers

    Sports fans say Greg Olsen’s injury ‘massive blow’ to the Panthers

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-09-18 11:44:54 GMT
    Greg Olsen’s broken foot creates anxiety for Carolina Panthers fans. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer)Greg Olsen’s broken foot creates anxiety for Carolina Panthers fans. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer)

    Doom and gloom was the response of football fans after news spread that Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen broke his right foot. Here’s what sports sites, social media posters and fantasy football enthusiasts were saying Sunday. Conor Orr, NFL.com “Already in need of help to spruce up their offense, the Carolina Panthers sustained a massive blow on Sunday. So it goes for Carolina, a team that has a brilliant quarterback and dynamic skill position...

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    Doom and gloom was the response of football fans after news spread that Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen broke his right foot. Here’s what sports sites, social media posters and fantasy football enthusiasts were saying Sunday. Conor Orr, NFL.com “Already in need of help to spruce up their offense, the Carolina Panthers sustained a massive blow on Sunday. So it goes for Carolina, a team that has a brilliant quarterback and dynamic skill position...

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  • Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

    Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:47:44 GMT

    Greg Olsen is about to miss significant playing time for the first time in his 11-year NFL career.

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    Greg Olsen is about to miss significant playing time for the first time in his 11-year NFL career.

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  • Truex opens NASCAR's playoffs with win at Chicagoland

    Truex opens NASCAR's playoffs with win at Chicagoland

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:46:11 GMT

    Martin Truex Jr. backed up his regular-season dominance with a victory Sunday in NASCAR's playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway.

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    Martin Truex Jr. backed up his regular-season dominance with a victory Sunday in NASCAR's playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway.

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  • South Carolina receiver Samuel out for season

    South Carolina receiver Samuel out for season

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:55:08 GMT

    South Carolina receiver Deebo Samuel is lost for the year after breaking his leg against Kentucky.

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    South Carolina receiver Deebo Samuel is lost for the year after breaking his leg against Kentucky.

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  • No. 3 Clemson blows out Jackson and No. 14 Louisville, 47-21

    No. 3 Clemson blows out Jackson and No. 14 Louisville, 47-21

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:54:07 GMT

    Clemson held 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson in check for most of the game, quarterback counterpart Kelly Bryant accounted for three touchdowns, and the third-ranked Tigers routed No. 14 Louisville 47-21...

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    Clemson held 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson in check for most of the game, quarterback counterpart Kelly Bryant accounted for three touchdowns, and the third-ranked Tigers routed No. 14 Louisville 47-21 on...

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  • Lamb, Appalachian St hold on for 20-13 win over Texas State

    Lamb, Appalachian St hold on for 20-13 win over Texas State

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:52:49 GMT

    Taylor Lamb accounted for 209 total yards and threw for a touchdown and the Appalachian State offense shook off a slow start to help the Mountaineers beat Texas State 20-13 on Saturday night.

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    Taylor Lamb accounted for 209 total yards and threw for a touchdown and the Appalachian State offense shook off a slow start to help the Mountaineers beat Texas State 20-13 on Saturday night.

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  • Phelps, Wicks lead Davidson to 42-21 win over D-III Guilford

    Phelps, Wicks lead Davidson to 42-21 win over D-III Guilford

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:51:46 GMT

    Tyler Phelps accounted for three touchdowns and Will Wicks had 171 yards and one touchdown on nine catches to help Davidson cruise to a 42-21 win over Division III Guilford on Saturday night.

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    Tyler Phelps accounted for three touchdowns and Will Wicks had 171 yards and one touchdown on nine catches to help Davidson cruise to a 42-21 win over Division III Guilford on Saturday night.

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  • Snell's 2 TDs lead Kentucky to 23-13 win over Gamecocks

    Snell's 2 TDs lead Kentucky to 23-13 win over Gamecocks

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:50:21 GMT

    Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two touchdowns and Kentucky's defense held off South Carolina to win its fourth straight over the Gamecocks, 23-13, on Saturday night.

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    Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two touchdowns and Kentucky's defense held off South Carolina to win its fourth straight over the Gamecocks, 23-13, on Saturday night.

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  • South Carolina State routs DII Johnson C Smith 41-0

    South Carolina State routs DII Johnson C Smith 41-0

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:47:44 GMT

    Bruce Johnson returned an interception for a touchdown, Cornelius Walker scored on a blocked punt and South Carolina State routed Johnson C Smith 41-0 on Saturday in the Bulldogs' home opener.

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    Bruce Johnson returned an interception for a touchdown, Cornelius Walker scored on a blocked punt and South Carolina State routed Johnson C Smith 41-0 on Saturday in the Bulldogs' home opener.

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  • McCain interception gives NC A&T 35-31 win over Charlotte

    McCain interception gives NC A&T 35-31 win over Charlotte

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:45:56 GMT

    Franklin McCain returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown with 24 seconds left and North Carolina A&T defeated Charlotte 35-31 on Saturday night.

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    Franklin McCain returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown with 24 seconds left and North Carolina A&T defeated Charlotte 35-31 on Saturday night.

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  • Newsome goes over 3,000 career yards in WCU's 42-27 win

    Newsome goes over 3,000 career yards in WCU's 42-27 win

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:44:41 GMT

    Detrez Newsome scored two touchdowns, rushing for 146 yards to go over 3,000 for his career, and Western Carolina defeated Gardner-Webb 42-27 Saturday night.

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    Detrez Newsome scored two touchdowns, rushing for 146 yards to go over 3,000 for his career, and Western Carolina defeated Gardner-Webb 42-27 Saturday night.

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  • No. 16 Virginia Tech beats East Carolina 64-17 to reach 3-0

    No. 16 Virginia Tech beats East Carolina 64-17 to reach 3-0

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:43:25 GMT

    Redshirt freshman Josh Jackson threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns - three to Cam Phillips - to help No. 16 Virginia Tech beat East Carolina 64-17 on Saturday.

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    Redshirt freshman Josh Jackson threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns - three to Cam Phillips - to help No. 16 Virginia Tech beat East Carolina 64-17 on Saturday.

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  • Surratt leads North Carolina past Old Dominion, 53-23

    Surratt leads North Carolina past Old Dominion, 53-23

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:42:25 GMT

    Chazz Surratt ran for two touchdowns and threw for one and North Carolina dominated Old Dominion 53-23 Saturday.

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    Chazz Surratt ran for two touchdowns and threw for one and North Carolina dominated Old Dominion 53-23 Saturday.

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  • Wolford scores 3 TDs, Wake Forest beats Utah State 46-10

    Wolford scores 3 TDs, Wake Forest beats Utah State 46-10

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:37:33 GMT

    Senior quarterback John Wolford threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score as unbeaten Wake Forest defeated Utah State 46-10 on Saturday.

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    Senior quarterback John Wolford threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score as unbeaten Wake Forest defeated Utah State 46-10 on Saturday.

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  • Allgaier wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland

    Allgaier wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:36:29 GMT

    Justin Allgaier pulled away off the final restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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    Justin Allgaier pulled away off the final restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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  • Samuels scores 3 TDs as Wolfpack rolls past Furman, 49-16.

    Samuels scores 3 TDs as Wolfpack rolls past Furman, 49-16.

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:33:28 GMT

    Jaylen Samuels rushed for three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Furman 49-16 on Saturday.

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    Jaylen Samuels rushed for three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Furman 49-16 on Saturday.

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  • Wilson, Duke remain unbeaten by beating Baylor, 34-20

    Wilson, Duke remain unbeaten by beating Baylor, 34-20

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:34:17 GMT

    Shaun Wilson had two long touchdown runs to lead Duke past Baylor 34-20 on Saturday.

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    Shaun Wilson had two long touchdown runs to lead Duke past Baylor 34-20 on Saturday.

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  • Fans can expect some off-the-field changes at the Panthers’ home opener

    Fans can expect some off-the-field changes at the Panthers’ home opener

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-09-15 13:05:35 GMT
    A view of the field from a Suite Terrace on the 300 Level of Bank of America Stadium during a tour of the latest round of renovations at the facility on Aug. 3. (Credit: David T. Foster ||| | The Charlotte Observer)A view of the field from a Suite Terrace on the 300 Level of Bank of America Stadium during a tour of the latest round of renovations at the facility on Aug. 3. (Credit: David T. Foster ||| | The Charlotte Observer)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta | The Charlotte Observer) - The Carolina Panthers are finally back at Bank of America Stadium Sunday, and fans can expect a few changes for the season home opener – including fewer tailgating lots, more craft beer at the stadium and possibly steep pedicab fares. Sunday’s matchup against the Buffalo Bills is the Panthers’ 150th straight sellout, according to Phil Youtsey, the team’s executive director of ticketing an...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta | The Charlotte Observer) - The Carolina Panthers are finally back at Bank of America Stadium Sunday, and fans can expect a few changes for the season home opener – including fewer tailgating lots, more craft beer at the stadium and possibly steep pedicab fares. Sunday’s matchup against the Buffalo Bills is the Panthers’ 150th straight sellout, according to Phil Youtsey, the team’s executive director of ticketing an...More >>
  • KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS: Intimidators Stay Alive in SAL Championship Series

    KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS: Intimidators Stay Alive in SAL Championship Series

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-09-15 03:19:22 GMT
    Intimidators force Championship Series Game 4 Kannapolis rallies in middle innings and holds on late in Greenville GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sep. 14, 2017) – Facing elimination, the Intimidators rallied for three runs in the fifth inning and held on late to defeat the Greenville Drive, 5-4, in Game 3 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series on Thursday night at Fluor Field at the West End.  With the win, Kannapolis forced Game 4 of the the best-of-five series ...More >>
    Intimidators force Championship Series Game 4 Kannapolis rallies in middle innings and holds on late in Greenville GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sep. 14, 2017) – Facing elimination, the Intimidators rallied for three runs in the fifth inning and held on late to defeat the Greenville Drive, 5-4, in Game 3 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series on Thursday night at Fluor Field at the West End.  With the win, Kannapolis forced Game 4 of the the best-of-five series ...More >>
  • City of Charlotte revisiting indoor sports complex proposal

    City of Charlotte revisiting indoor sports complex proposal

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:04:12 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    While Bojangles' Coliseum was the only site on the list during previous conversations, other locales like the old Eastland Mall site could be in play.

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    While Bojangles' Coliseum was the only site on the list during previous conversations, other locales like the old Eastland Mall site could be in play.

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  • It’s official: Hornets are bringing back vintage pinstripes and pleats

    It’s official: Hornets are bringing back vintage pinstripes and pleats

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-09-14 13:25:39 GMT
    The Charlotte Hornets are bringing back their classic uniforms with pinstripes and pleats, worn by the original team in the 1980s. (Courtesy of the Charlotte Hornets)The Charlotte Hornets are bringing back their classic uniforms with pinstripes and pleats, worn by the original team in the 1980s. (Courtesy of the Charlotte Hornets)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta and Rick Bonnell | The Charlotte Observer) - Mark your calendars, Charlotte Hornets fans: The iconic uniform look clothing designer Alexander Julian made famous in 1988 returns Nov. 15. In what Hornets Chief Marketing Officer Pete Guelli calls the “worst-kept secret in sports,” the local NBA team said Wednesday they will bring back the classic pinstripe-and-pleats look of the original team. The Hornets are one of eigh...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta and Rick Bonnell | The Charlotte Observer) - Mark your calendars, Charlotte Hornets fans: The iconic uniform look clothing designer Alexander Julian made famous in 1988 returns Nov. 15. In what Hornets Chief Marketing Officer Pete Guelli calls the “worst-kept secret in sports,” the local NBA team said Wednesday they will bring back the classic pinstripe-and-pleats look of the original team. The Hornets are one of eigh...More >>
  • Construction moving along on Rock Hill indoor sports complex

    Construction moving along on Rock Hill indoor sports complex

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-09-14 00:33:58 GMT
    (City of Rock Hill)(City of Rock Hill)

    The property on W. White Street near Stewart and Laurel Ave. will likely open in late 2018. It is about 190,000 sq. ft. with room for 10 basketball courts, 17 volleyball courts and a championship court. 

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    The property on W. White Street near Stewart and Laurel Ave. will likely open in late 2018. It is about 190,000 sq. ft. with room for 10 basketball courts, 17 volleyball courts and a championship court. 

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  • FFN Top 10-- Week 5

    FFN Top 10-- Week 5

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:58:54 GMT

    For the 3rd straight week, everyone in the FFN Top 10 won, but one team had a very impressive win that moved them up this week's poll. For the FFN Top 10 for week 5 watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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    For the 3rd straight week, everyone in the FFN Top 10 won, but one team had a very impressive win that moved them up this week's poll. For the FFN Top 10 for week 5 watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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  • Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

    Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:56:42 GMT

    Tony Stewart has pledged his "unwavering" support to Danica Patrick as her driving career appears to be coming to an end.

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    Tony Stewart has pledged his "unwavering" support to Danica Patrick as her driving career appears to be coming to an end.

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  • QUEENS UNIVERSITY: Queens Soccer Ranked Number Eight

    QUEENS UNIVERSITY: Queens Soccer Ranked Number Eight

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:06:54 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s soccer team remains ranked in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Southeast Region Poll sitting ranked at No. 8 in week two after opening at No. 6. The Queens men currently sit at 2-1-1 on the year after splitting a pair of matches last week against Peach Belt Conference opponents North Georgia and Flagler. The Royals fell, 1-0, to the Nighthawks before handling the Saints, 4-1, at Dickson Fi...More >>
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s soccer team remains ranked in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Southeast Region Poll sitting ranked at No. 8 in week two after opening at No. 6. The Queens men currently sit at 2-1-1 on the year after splitting a pair of matches last week against Peach Belt Conference opponents North Georgia and Flagler. The Royals fell, 1-0, to the Nighthawks before handling the Saints, 4-1, at Dickson Fi...More >>
  • Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas Racing

    Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas Racing

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:12:57 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    Smithfield Foods will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season to become a primary sponsor next year at Stewart-Haas Racing.

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    Danica Patrick is done at Stewart-Haas Racing.

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  • CHARLOTTE CHECKERS: Checkers Release Training Camp Schedule

    CHARLOTTE CHECKERS: Checkers Release Training Camp Schedule

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:24:42 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SEPT. 12, 2017 CHECKERS ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE First practice is Sept. 25 at Bojangles' Coliseum CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced dates and times for the team’s 2017 training camp that begins Monday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. For the first time since the team moved back to the facility for the 2015-16 season, all training camp practices will be held at Bojangles' Coliseum. A full daily schedule, subject to change, can be found...More >>
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SEPT. 12, 2017 CHECKERS ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE First practice is Sept. 25 at Bojangles' Coliseum CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced dates and times for the team’s 2017 training camp that begins Monday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. For the first time since the team moved back to the facility for the 2015-16 season, all training camp practices will be held at Bojangles' Coliseum. A full daily schedule, subject to change, can be found...More >>
  • Smithfield moving sponsorship from Petty to Stewart-Haas

    Smithfield moving sponsorship from Petty to Stewart-Haas

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:26:26 GMT

    Smithfield Foods will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season to become a primary sponsor next year at Stewart-Haas Racing.

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    Smithfield Foods will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season to become a primary sponsor next year at Stewart-Haas Racing.

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  • BLOG: Local stars lighting it up in college football

    BLOG: Local stars lighting it up in college football

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:17:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)(AP Photo/Dan Anderson)

    While lots of local guys shine on Football Friday Night each and every week, some go on to college and tear it up on the next level as well.   Time to shed a little light on those guys as some may even advance to the ultimate level of the NFL very soon.  

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    While lots of local guys shine on Football Friday Night each and every week, some go on to college and tear it up on the next level as well.   Time to shed a little light on those guys as some may even advance to the ultimate level of the NFL very soon.  

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  • ACC FOOTBALL: ACC Weekly Football Release

    ACC FOOTBALL: ACC Weekly Football Release

    Monday, September 11 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-09-11 22:10:58 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule ? Saturday, September 16 No. 9/8 Oklahoma State at Pitt, Noon, ESPN Connecticut at Virginia, Noon, ESPN2 Furman at NC State, 12:20 p.m., ACC Network Baylor at Duke, 12:30 p.m., RSN Utah State at Wake Forest, 3 p.m., ACC Network Extra Notre Dame at Boston College, 3:30 p.m., ESPN No. 16/16 Virginia Tech at East Carolina, 3:30 p.m.,...More >>
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule ? Saturday, September 16 No. 9/8 Oklahoma State at Pitt, Noon, ESPN Connecticut at Virginia, Noon, ESPN2 Furman at NC State, 12:20 p.m., ACC Network Baylor at Duke, 12:30 p.m., RSN Utah State at Wake Forest, 3 p.m., ACC Network Extra Notre Dame at Boston College, 3:30 p.m., ESPN No. 16/16 Virginia Tech at East Carolina, 3:30 p.m.,...More >>
  • KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS: Game One Of Kannapolis vs. Greenville Series Postponed

    KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS: Game One Of Kannapolis vs. Greenville Series Postponed

    Monday, September 11 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-09-11 22:08:57 GMT
    Game 1 of Championship Series postponed Kannapolis, Greenville to begin best-of-5 series on Tuesday KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 11, 2017) – Monday night’s South Atlantic League Championship Series opening game between the Kannapolis Intimidators and Greenville Drive has been postponed due to rain at Intimidators Stadium supported by Carolinas HealthCare System. Game 1 of the SAL Championship Series will now be played on Tuesday in Kannapolis at 7:05 p.m. with Gam...More >>
    Game 1 of Championship Series postponed Kannapolis, Greenville to begin best-of-5 series on Tuesday KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 11, 2017) – Monday night’s South Atlantic League Championship Series opening game between the Kannapolis Intimidators and Greenville Drive has been postponed due to rain at Intimidators Stadium supported by Carolinas HealthCare System. Game 1 of the SAL Championship Series will now be played on Tuesday in Kannapolis at 7:05 p.m. with Gam...More >>
  • App State-Wake Forest game time set

    App State-Wake Forest game time set

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:25:53 GMT

    Mountaineers, Deacons to play Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m.

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    Mountaineers, Deacons to play Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m.

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  • NC State OL Richardson to play, DB Stevens also might return

    NC State OL Richardson to play, DB Stevens also might return

    Monday, September 11 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-09-11 18:56:39 GMT

    North Carolina State will have its starting offensive line intact this week - and might have another defensive back in the lineup, too.

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    North Carolina State will have its starting offensive line intact this week - and might have another defensive back in the lineup, too.

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  • Newton throws 2 TDs to lead Panthers past 49ers 23-3

    Newton throws 2 TDs to lead Panthers past 49ers 23-3

    Sunday, September 10 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-09-11 00:44:14 GMT

    Cam Newton threw a pair of touchdown passes following San Francisco turnovers and the Carolina defense shut down Kyle Shanahan's offense in his coaching debut as the Panthers beat the 49ers 23-3 Sunday.

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    Cam Newton threw a pair of touchdown passes following San Francisco turnovers and the Carolina defense shut down Kyle Shanahan's offense in his coaching debut as the Panthers beat the 49ers 23-3 Sunday.

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  • BLOG: Nate's take away from the Carolina Panthers win over the 49ers

    BLOG: Nate's take away from the Carolina Panthers win over the 49ers

    Sunday, September 10 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-11 00:46:15 GMT

    The Carolina Panthers were suppose to beat a San Francisco team with a new head coach and pretty much a new team and that is what they did in impressive fashion 23-3. 

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    The Carolina Panthers were suppose to beat a San Francisco team with a new head coach and pretty much a new team and that is what they did in impressive fashion 23-3. 

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  • Byrnes at Northwestern

    Byrnes at Northwestern

    Sunday, September 10 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-10 19:19:35 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Byrnes at Northwestern. 

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    Here are the highlights of Byrnes at Northwestern. 

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  • Hard-to-see experimental device Luke Kuechly wears on field might save his brain

    Hard-to-see experimental device Luke Kuechly wears on field might save his brain

    Saturday, September 9 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-09-09 18:26:26 GMT
    Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) is wearing an experimental device called a Q Collar, barely visible between his helmet and shoulder pads, in hopes of reducing his risk of concussion. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) is wearing an experimental device called a Q Collar, barely visible between his helmet and shoulder pads, in hopes of reducing his risk of concussion. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    It had Luke Kuechly on it as an example of how to dress for the game; the literal “poster child” of the proper equipment players can wear.

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    It had Luke Kuechly on it as an example of how to dress for the game; the literal “poster child” of the proper equipment players can wear.

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  • Freedom at Patton

    Freedom at Patton

    Saturday, September 9 2017 1:06 AM EDT2017-09-09 05:06:16 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Freedom at Patton. 

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    Here are the highlights of Freedom at Patton. 

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  • York at Nation Ford

    York at Nation Ford

    Saturday, September 9 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-09-09 05:02:07 GMT

    Here are the highlights of York at Nation Ford. 

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    Here are the highlights of York at Nation Ford. 

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  • Pine Lake Prep at Cannon School

    Pine Lake Prep at Cannon School

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:59:11 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Pine Lake Prep at Cannon School.

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    Here are the highlights of Pine Lake Prep at Cannon School.

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  • Victory Christian at Christ the King

    Victory Christian at Christ the King

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:53 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:53:54 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Victory Christian at Christ the King. 

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    Here are the highlights of Victory Christian at Christ the King. 

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  • Clover at South Point

    Clover at South Point

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:50:21 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Clover at South Point. 

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    Here are the highlights of Clover at South Point. 

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  • Thomasville at Salisbury

    Thomasville at Salisbury

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:44:24 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Thomasville at Salisbury. 

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    Here are the highlights of Thomasville at Salisbury. 

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  • Carson at North Rowan

    Carson at North Rowan

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:41:15 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Carson at North Rowan. 

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    Here are the highlights of Carson at North Rowan. 

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  • Statesville Christian at Latin-- FFN Game of the Week sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Statesville Christian at Latin-- FFN Game of the Week sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:38:11 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Statesville Christian at Latin. 

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    Here are the highlights of Statesville Christian at Latin. 

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  • Mount Pleasant vs Concord

    Mount Pleasant vs Concord

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:32:46 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Mount Pleasant at Concord. 

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    Here are the highlights of Mount Pleasant at Concord. 

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  • Hickory Ridge vs Northwest Cabarrus

    Hickory Ridge vs Northwest Cabarrus

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:29:35 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Hickory Ridge vs Northwest Cabarrus. 

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    Here are the highlights of Hickory Ridge vs Northwest Cabarrus. 

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  • Pinecrest at Providence

    Pinecrest at Providence

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:26:03 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Pinecrest at Providence. 

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    Here are the highlights of Pinecrest at Providence. 

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  • Gaffney at Harding

    Gaffney at Harding

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:21:06 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Gaffney at Harding. 

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    Here are the highlights of Gaffney at Harding. 

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  • Crest at Shelby

    Crest at Shelby

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:16:03 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Crest at Shelby. 

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    Here are the highlights of Crest at Shelby. 

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  • Central Academy at Garinger

    Central Academy at Garinger

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:12:48 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Central Academy at Garinger. 

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    Here are the highlights of Central Academy at Garinger. 

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  • BLOG: Time for Carolina Panthers predictions

    BLOG: Time for Carolina Panthers predictions

    Thursday, September 7 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-09-07 21:22:21 GMT

    With the NFL starting tonight with the defending Super Bowl champs New England hosting Kansas City, the big question around here is will the Carolina Panthers make it back to the playoffs? 

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    With the NFL starting tonight with the defending Super Bowl champs New England hosting Kansas City, the big question around here is will the Carolina Panthers make it back to the playoffs? 

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  • Charlotte Motor Speedway opening campground to Irma evacuees

    Charlotte Motor Speedway opening campground to Irma evacuees

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:24:12 GMT

    The campground will open for evacuees beginning Friday at 7 a.m. Speedway officials say accommodations will be available "as long as possible prior to potential landfall."

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    The campground will open for evacuees beginning Friday at 7 a.m. Speedway officials say accommodations will be available "as long as possible prior to potential landfall."

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  • Bubba Wallace Joins Nickeloden's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Weekend Sept. 14-17

    Bubba Wallace Joins Nickeloden's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Weekend Sept. 14-17

    Thursday, September 7 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-09-07 18:49:23 GMT
    (Source: Nickeloden)(Source: Nickeloden)

    Wallace to Drive the No. 98 Nickelodeon Slime Ford in the NASCAR XFINITY Race

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    Wallace to Drive the No. 98 Nickelodeon Slime Ford in the NASCAR XFINITY Race

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  • FFN Top 10-- Week 4

    FFN Top 10-- Week 4

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-09-07 00:24:25 GMT

    For the second straight week, no one in the FFN Top 10 lost, but for the second straight week, there was a change in the poll. For the new FFN Top 10 for week 4, watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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    For the second straight week, no one in the FFN Top 10 lost, but for the second straight week, there was a change in the poll. For the new FFN Top 10 for week 4, watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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  • BLOG: Is the ACC still the best football conference in America after week 1 of this season?

    BLOG: Is the ACC still the best football conference in America after week 1 of this season?

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-09-07 00:24:07 GMT

    Something struck me as I walked off the field at Bank of America Stadium Saturday afternoon after South Carolina stunned NC State 35-28.  Fans were not chanting go Gamecocks.  You heard them loudly yelling "SEC, SEC, SEC, SEC!"  Message sent to the "best football conference in America." 

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    Something struck me as I walked off the field at Bank of America Stadium Saturday afternoon after South Carolina stunned NC State 35-28.  Fans were not chanting go Gamecocks.  You heard them loudly yelling "SEC, SEC, SEC, SEC!"  Message sent to the "best football conference in America." 

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  • NASCAR punishes Gibbs, Hendrick, Penske

    NASCAR punishes Gibbs, Hendrick, Penske

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-09-06 20:11:07 GMT

    NASCAR handed out punishments to three top teams Wednesday for violations that included Denny Hamlin's winning cars in his weekend sweep at Darlington and the No. 88 of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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    NASCAR handed out punishments to three top teams Wednesday for violations that included Denny Hamlin's winning cars in his weekend sweep at Darlington and the No. 88 of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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  • Newton: Kaepernick better than some starting QBs in league

    Newton: Kaepernick better than some starting QBs in league

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-09-06 00:11:14 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    Cam Newton became the latest NFL player to voice his support of free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying it's "unfair" that he's not on a roster.

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    Cam Newton became the latest NFL player to voice his support of free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying it's "unfair" that he's not on a roster.

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  • NC State's Phillips out for year with torn Achilles tendon

    NC State's Phillips out for year with torn Achilles tendon

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:41:21 GMT

    North Carolina State safety Freddie Phillips Jr. will miss the rest of the season with a torn Achilles tendon.

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    North Carolina State safety Freddie Phillips Jr. will miss the rest of the season with a torn Achilles tendon.

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  • JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY: JCSU Track and Field Coach Lennox Graham Resigns

    JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY: JCSU Track and Field Coach Lennox Graham Resigns

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:40:17 GMT
    JCSU Track and Field Coach Lennox Graham Resigns Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2017) – After almost 10 seasons as head coach of the Johnson C. Smith University track and field and cross country programs, Lennox Graham has announced his resignation. “I wish the track and field programs, the athletic department and Johnson C. Smith University nothing but great success in the future,” said Graham. “I also want to thank God for my future opportunities to coach a spor...More >>
    JCSU Track and Field Coach Lennox Graham Resigns Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2017) – After almost 10 seasons as head coach of the Johnson C. Smith University track and field and cross country programs, Lennox Graham has announced his resignation. “I wish the track and field programs, the athletic department and Johnson C. Smith University nothing but great success in the future,” said Graham. “I also want to thank God for my future opportunities to coach a spor...More >>
  • ACC FOOTBALL: Weekly Football Release

    ACC FOOTBALL: Weekly Football Release

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:30:07 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule Saturday, September 9 No. 17/16 Louisville at North Carolina, Noon, ESPN Northwestern at Duke, Noon, ESPNU Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m., RSN Wake Forest at Boston College, 1 p.m., ACC Network Extra Pitt at No. 4/4 Penn State, 3:30 p.m., ABC No. 16/17 Miami at Arkansas State, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU Middle Tennessee at S...More >>
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17rel  Upcoming Schedule Saturday, September 9 No. 17/16 Louisville at North Carolina, Noon, ESPN Northwestern at Duke, Noon, ESPNU Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m., RSN Wake Forest at Boston College, 1 p.m., ACC Network Extra Pitt at No. 4/4 Penn State, 3:30 p.m., ABC No. 16/17 Miami at Arkansas State, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU Middle Tennessee at S...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Kopech Named White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Kopech Named White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-09-05 20:00:19 GMT
    Kopech Named White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month 21-Year-Old Right-Hander Made Three Starts with Knights in 2017 (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – RHP Michael Kopech, who was promoted to the Charlotte Knights from Double-A Birmingham on Saturday, August 19th, was named as the Chicago White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month for August/September, as announced earlier today by the White Sox. The award was voted on by a panel of Chicago-area media members. In five starts durin...More >>
    Kopech Named White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month 21-Year-Old Right-Hander Made Three Starts with Knights in 2017 (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – RHP Michael Kopech, who was promoted to the Charlotte Knights from Double-A Birmingham on Saturday, August 19th, was named as the Chicago White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month for August/September, as announced earlier today by the White Sox. The award was voted on by a panel of Chicago-area media members. In five starts durin...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Finish Season with Win at 41-61 Record

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Finish Season with Win at 41-61 Record

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:31:53 GMT
    Knights Finish 2017 Season with 6-3 Win Monday Bueno’s Three-Run Home Run in the Bottom of the Eighth Propels Knights to Win (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights finished the 2017 regular season the way they started it -- with a win at BB&T Ballpark over the Norfolk Tides. Ronald Bueno launched a go-ahead, three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Charlotte Knights to a 6-3 come-from-behind win over the Tides from BB&T Ballpark in ...More >>
    Knights Finish 2017 Season with 6-3 Win Monday Bueno’s Three-Run Home Run in the Bottom of the Eighth Propels Knights to Win (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights finished the 2017 regular season the way they started it -- with a win at BB&T Ballpark over the Norfolk Tides. Ronald Bueno launched a go-ahead, three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Charlotte Knights to a 6-3 come-from-behind win over the Tides from BB&T Ballpark in ...More >>
  • Hamlin sweeps Darlington, rallies to Southern 500 win

    Hamlin sweeps Darlington, rallies to Southern 500 win

    Monday, September 4 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-04 16:06:57 GMT

    Denny Hamlin overcame a bad miss of the pit road entrance to chase down Martin Truex Jr. with three laps left to win the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night.

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    Denny Hamlin overcame a bad miss of the pit road entrance to chase down Martin Truex Jr. with three laps left to win the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night.

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  • Rory Kinane: Special Olympics Athlete of the Month

    Rory Kinane: Special Olympics Athlete of the Month

    Sunday, September 3 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-09-03 19:43:26 GMT
    Ashley Stroehlein | WBTVAshley Stroehlein | WBTV

    Kinane represented the United States at the 2013 Winter World Games held in South Korea where he won the silver medal in the 777 meter short track race.

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    Kinane represented the United States at the 2013 Winter World Games held in South Korea where he won the silver medal in the 777 meter short track race.

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  • Latest on Panthers roster moves: Panthers looking to trade a kicker as they set 53

    Latest on Panthers roster moves: Panthers looking to trade a kicker as they set 53

    Saturday, September 2 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-09-02 18:52:45 GMT
    Source: Joseph Person | The Charlotte ObserverSource: Joseph Person | The Charlotte Observer

    The Panthers have set their 53-man roster ... at least for the time being. 

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    The Panthers have set their 53-man roster ... at least for the time being. 

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  • Watauga at Avery County

    Watauga at Avery County

    Saturday, September 2 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-09-02 05:14:02 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Watauga at Avery County. 

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    Here are the highlights of Watauga at Avery County. 

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  • Blacksburg at Indian Land

    Blacksburg at Indian Land

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:50:32 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Blacksburg at Indian Land. 

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    Here are the highlights of Blacksburg at Indian Land. 

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  • Marvin Ridge at Ardrey Kell

    Marvin Ridge at Ardrey Kell

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:37 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:37:35 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Marvin Ridge at Ardrey Kell. 

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    Here are the highlights of Marvin Ridge at Ardrey Kell. 

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  • Vance at Rocky River

    Vance at Rocky River

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:31:13 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Vance at Rocky River. 

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    Here are the highlights of Vance at Rocky River. 

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  • Independence at Olympic

    Independence at Olympic

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:26:45 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Independence at Olympic.

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    Here are the highlights of Independence at Olympic.

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  • Northwestern at South Meck

    Northwestern at South Meck

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:22:03 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Northwestern at South Point. 

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    Here are the highlights of Northwestern at South Point. 

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  • Robinson at Hickory Ridge-- FFN Game of the Week sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Robinson at Hickory Ridge-- FFN Game of the Week sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:12:42 GMT

    Here are the highlights of the FFN Game of the Week between Robinson and Hickory Ridge. 

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    Here are the highlights of the FFN Game of the Week between Robinson and Hickory Ridge. 

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  • Carolina Panther Thomas Davis distributes 700+ backpacks at elementary school

    Carolina Panther Thomas Davis distributes 700+ backpacks at elementary school

    Friday, September 1 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-09-01 20:04:19 GMT
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis (Kevin Marlow | WBTV)Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis (Kevin Marlow | WBTV)

    Davis is partnering with Classroom Central and Carolina Panthers Charities to distribute the much-needed school supplies to students at Merry Oaks Elementary.

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    Davis is partnering with Classroom Central and Carolina Panthers Charities to distribute the much-needed school supplies to students at Merry Oaks Elementary.

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  • Panthers sweeten tight end Greg Olsen’s deal in place of new contract

    Panthers sweeten tight end Greg Olsen’s deal in place of new contract

    Thursday, August 31 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-08-31 21:33:40 GMT
    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen can collect bonuses by hitting benchmarks in receptions, receiving yards, average yards-per-catch and postseason honors, his agent said Thursday. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen can collect bonuses by hitting benchmarks in receptions, receiving yards, average yards-per-catch and postseason honors, his agent said Thursday. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    The Panthers have added $2 million in incentives to Olsen’s contract, his agent Drew Rosenhaus told the Observer on Thursday.

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    The Panthers have added $2 million in incentives to Olsen’s contract, his agent Drew Rosenhaus told the Observer on Thursday.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Bulls 4-1 Thursday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Bulls 4-1 Thursday

    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:53:27 GMT
    Knights Beat the Bulls 4-1 Thursday Volstad Tosses Seven Solid Innings for the Victory (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- RHP Chris Volstad tossed seven solid innings, Cody Gillaspie launched a two-run home run, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Durham Bulls by a score of 4-1 on Thursday in the finale of their four-game series from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. Volstad (3-10, 5.57) gave up just one unearned run over his seven masterful frames on Thursday en route to his third vict...More >>
    Knights Beat the Bulls 4-1 Thursday Volstad Tosses Seven Solid Innings for the Victory (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- RHP Chris Volstad tossed seven solid innings, Cody Gillaspie launched a two-run home run, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Durham Bulls by a score of 4-1 on Thursday in the finale of their four-game series from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. Volstad (3-10, 5.57) gave up just one unearned run over his seven masterful frames on Thursday en route to his third vict...More >>
  • WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP: Pro Link Sports to Manage Wells Fargo Championship

    WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP: Pro Link Sports to Manage Wells Fargo Championship

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:17:07 GMT
    Pro Links Sports  to Manage Wells Fargo Championship For Immediate Release Charlotte, NC, August 30, 2017— The Board of Champions for Education announced today that Pro Links Sports has been retained to manage and operate the Wells Fargo Championship and Hollis Cavner, the CEO of Pro Links Sports, will serve as the tournament’s Executive Director. “Pro Links Sports is recognized as one of the most successful sports marketing and management firms in pro...More >>
    Pro Links Sports  to Manage Wells Fargo Championship For Immediate Release Charlotte, NC, August 30, 2017— The Board of Champions for Education announced today that Pro Links Sports has been retained to manage and operate the Wells Fargo Championship and Hollis Cavner, the CEO of Pro Links Sports, will serve as the tournament’s Executive Director. “Pro Links Sports is recognized as one of the most successful sports marketing and management firms in pro...More >>
  • FFN Top 10-- Week 3

    FFN Top 10-- Week 3

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-08-30 20:28:49 GMT

    Everyone in the FFN Top 10 won last week, but there were still changes for this week's poll. To see the FFN Top 10 for week 3, watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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    Everyone in the FFN Top 10 won last week, but there were still changes for this week's poll. To see the FFN Top 10 for week 3, watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. 

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  • Gardner-Webb University: Bulldogs Host 25th Ranked North Carolina A&T Saturday

    Gardner-Webb University: Bulldogs Host 25th Ranked North Carolina A&T Saturday

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:03:42 GMT
    THE GAME Gardner-Webb hosts 25th-ranked North Carolina A&T in Saturday's season opener, with the Aggies making their first football trip to Boiling Springs. Kickoff is set for 6:00 pm in Ernest W. Spangler Stadium, and will air live on The Big South Network. Fabian Fuentes and Alex Guest will provide the video call. Game audio will also be broadcast via wgwg.org, with Brendan Boylan and Tyler Helms handling those duties. SERIES NOTES Gardner-Webb and North Carolina A&T have n...More >>
    THE GAME Gardner-Webb hosts 25th-ranked North Carolina A&T in Saturday's season opener, with the Aggies making their first football trip to Boiling Springs. Kickoff is set for 6:00 pm in Ernest W. Spangler Stadium, and will air live on The Big South Network. Fabian Fuentes and Alex Guest will provide the video call. Game audio will also be broadcast via wgwg.org, with Brendan Boylan and Tyler Helms handling those duties. SERIES NOTES Gardner-Webb and North Carolina A&T have n...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Durham 2-1 Tuesday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Durham 2-1 Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:00:27 GMT
    Knights Beat the Bulls 2-1 Tuesday Cody Asche’s RBI Double Leads Knights to Comeback Victory (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- LHP David Holmberg tossed seven shutout innings, and Cody Asche ripped a go-ahead, RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Charlotte Knights to a 2-1 win over the Durham Bulls on Tuesday in game two of their four-game series from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Knights ...More >>
    Knights Beat the Bulls 2-1 Tuesday Cody Asche’s RBI Double Leads Knights to Comeback Victory (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- LHP David Holmberg tossed seven shutout innings, and Cody Asche ripped a go-ahead, RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Charlotte Knights to a 2-1 win over the Durham Bulls on Tuesday in game two of their four-game series from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Knights ...More >>
  • Panthers RB raises funds for hometown Houston after Hurricane Harvey

    Panthers RB raises funds for hometown Houston after Hurricane Harvey

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:49:13 GMT
    (Amanda Foster | WBTV)(Amanda Foster | WBTV)

    The Carolina Panthers running back is a Houston native. He says for the last few days, it has been difficult to be away from home.

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    The Carolina Panthers running back is a Houston native. He says for the last few days, it has been difficult to be away from home.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose to Bulls 5-2 Monday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose to Bulls 5-2 Monday

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:38:47 GMT
    Knights Fall to Bulls 5-2 Monday Jacob May and Cody Asche Both Homered for Charlotte (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of their four-game series to the Durham Bulls by a score of 5-2 from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte on Monday evening. Durham scored four runs in the ninth inning for the come-from-behind win. The loss snapped Charlotte’s two-game winning streak. RHP Brad Goldberg (3-2, 3.35) came on in the top of the ninth inning...More >>
    Knights Fall to Bulls 5-2 Monday Jacob May and Cody Asche Both Homered for Charlotte (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of their four-game series to the Durham Bulls by a score of 5-2 from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte on Monday evening. Durham scored four runs in the ninth inning for the come-from-behind win. The loss snapped Charlotte’s two-game winning streak. RHP Brad Goldberg (3-2, 3.35) came on in the top of the ninth inning...More >>
  • FFN Player of the Week for Aug. 18th Games-- Sam McCollum of Avery County

    FFN Player of the Week for Aug. 18th Games-- Sam McCollum of Avery County

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:21:13 GMT

    The FFN Player of the Week for August 18th games is Sam McCollum of Avery County. In a win over Ashe County, Sam had 406 total yards and 6 TD. 

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    The FFN Player of the Week for August 18th games is Sam McCollum of Avery County. In a win over Ashe County, Sam had 406 total yards and 6 TD. 

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  • WINGATE UNIERSITY: Wingate Football Giving Back at Special Olympics Field Day

    WINGATE UNIERSITY: Wingate Football Giving Back at Special Olympics Field Day

    Monday, August 28 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-08-28 21:14:56 GMT
    Wingate Football gives back through 14th annual Special Olympics Field Day 8/28/2017 | Football Wingate, N.C.----Wingate University graduate student Cornel Cheron (Miami, Fla.) is working with the Wingate University Sports Network this fall as an analyst. In addition, the 2016 All-SAC defensive back will provide updates and feature stories throughout the season. Following is his recap of the 14th annual Special Olympics Football Field Day. SPECIAL OLYMPICS FOOTBALL FIELD DAY RECAP ...More >>
    Wingate Football gives back through 14th annual Special Olympics Field Day 8/28/2017 | Football Wingate, N.C.----Wingate University graduate student Cornel Cheron (Miami, Fla.) is working with the Wingate University Sports Network this fall as an analyst. In addition, the 2016 All-SAC defensive back will provide updates and feature stories throughout the season. Following is his recap of the 14th annual Special Olympics Football Field Day. SPECIAL OLYMPICS FOOTBALL FIELD DAY RECAP ...More >>
  • ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: ACC 2017 Football Schedule Opening Weekend

    ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: ACC 2017 Football Schedule Opening Weekend

    Monday, August 28 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-08-28 21:12:54 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17release-pdf 2017 Season Opening Weekend Schedule Thursday, August 31 Presbyterian at Wake Forest, ACC Network Extra, 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 1 Central Connecticut State at Syracuse, ACC Network Extra, 7 p.m. Boston College at Northern Illinois, CBSSN, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, September 2 Kent State at #5/5 Clemson, ESPN, Noon California at North Carolina, ACC Net...More >>
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2017 @ACCFootball Weekly Football Release: http://theacc.co/fb17release-pdf 2017 Season Opening Weekend Schedule Thursday, August 31 Presbyterian at Wake Forest, ACC Network Extra, 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 1 Central Connecticut State at Syracuse, ACC Network Extra, 7 p.m. Boston College at Northern Illinois, CBSSN, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, September 2 Kent State at #5/5 Clemson, ESPN, Noon California at North Carolina, ACC Net...More >>
  • Wake Forest brings in Marshall grad transfer Thompson

    Wake Forest brings in Marshall grad transfer Thompson

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:57:41 GMT

    Wake Forest has added graduate transfer Terrence Thompson from Marshall.

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    Wake Forest has added graduate transfer Terrence Thompson from Marshall.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:55:27 GMT
    Knights Roster Moves – August 28, 2017 LHP Brian Clark placed on Temporary Inactive List RHP Drew Hasler promoted to CHA from Winston-Salem (High-A) Roster 25 active Notes: LHP Brian Clark has appeared in 34 games with the Knights this season and is 6-1 with two saves and a 3.47 ERA (46.2 IP)… RHP Drew Hasler, a native of Hickory, NC, has appeared in 30 games this season with the Winston-Salem Dash and owns a 2-1 mark with one save and a 3.28 ERA (57.2 IP). He also went ...More >>
    Knights Roster Moves – August 28, 2017 LHP Brian Clark placed on Temporary Inactive List RHP Drew Hasler promoted to CHA from Winston-Salem (High-A) Roster 25 active Notes: LHP Brian Clark has appeared in 34 games with the Knights this season and is 6-1 with two saves and a 3.47 ERA (46.2 IP)… RHP Drew Hasler, a native of Hickory, NC, has appeared in 30 games this season with the Winston-Salem Dash and owns a 2-1 mark with one save and a 3.28 ERA (57.2 IP). He also went ...More >>
  • FFN Play of the Week for Week 2-- Derek Young 1 handed TD grab

    FFN Play of the Week for Week 2-- Derek Young 1 handed TD grab

    Monday, August 28 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-08-28 17:57:11 GMT

    The FFN play of the week for week 2 was turned in by Union Academy's Derek Young as he came up with the 1 handed TD grab on Metrolina Christian.  Check it out... Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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    The FFN play of the week for week 2 was turned in by Union Academy's Derek Young as he came up with the 1 handed TD grab on Metrolina Christian.  Check it out... Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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  • With majority of family in Houston, Panthers WR Russell Shepard keeping eye on Harvey

    With majority of family in Houston, Panthers WR Russell Shepard keeping eye on Harvey

    Sunday, August 27 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-08-27 20:49:11 GMT
    Panthers receiver Russell Shepard is keeping an eye on tropical storm Harvey as it devastates his hometown of Houston. (Scott Fowler | The Charlotte Observer)Panthers receiver Russell Shepard is keeping an eye on tropical storm Harvey as it devastates his hometown of Houston. (Scott Fowler | The Charlotte Observer)

    As Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey continues to devastate Houston, Panthers receiver Russell Shepard has kept a constant eye on his hometown.

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    As Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey continues to devastate Houston, Panthers receiver Russell Shepard has kept a constant eye on his hometown.

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  • Lake Norman at Statesville

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    Saturday, August 26 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-08-26 05:32:22 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Lake Norman at Statesville. 

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    Here are the highlights of Lake Norman at Statesville. 

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  • R-S Central at Patton

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    Saturday, August 26 2017 1:26 AM EDT2017-08-26 05:26:57 GMT

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    Here are the highlights of R-S Central at Patton.

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  • Carolina Wildcats at North Lincoln

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    Saturday, August 26 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-08-26 05:17:22 GMT

    Here are the highlights of the Carolina Wildcats at North Lincoln. 

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    Here are the highlights of the Carolina Wildcats at North Lincoln. 

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  • Hickory Ridge at Central Cabarrus

    Hickory Ridge at Central Cabarrus

    Saturday, August 26 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-08-26 05:01:31 GMT

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    Here are the highlights of Hickory Ridge at Central Cabarrus. 

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  • South Iredell at West Iredell

    South Iredell at West Iredell

    Saturday, August 26 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-08-26 04:47:10 GMT

    Here are the highlights of South Iredell at West Iredell. 

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    Here are the highlights of South Iredell at West Iredell. 

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  • Cuthbertson at Robinson

    Cuthbertson at Robinson

    Saturday, August 26 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-08-26 04:42:35 GMT

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    Here are the highlights of Cuthbertson at Robinson. 

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose Both Games of Doubleheader Friday Against Braves

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose Both Games of Doubleheader Friday Against Braves

    Friday, August 25 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-08-26 03:13:19 GMT
    Knights Drop Both Games of Friday’s Twin Bill D.J. Peterson and Jake Peter Launch Home Runs for Charlotte (LAWRENCEVILLE, GA) – D.J. Peterson and Jake Peter homered, but the Charlotte Knights dropped both games of their doubleheader against the Gwinnett Braves on Friday from Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA. In game one, the Knights lost to the G-Braves by a score of 6-3. RHP Carson Fulmer (7-9, 5.79) started for the Knights in his return from the Chicago White Sox an...More >>
    Knights Drop Both Games of Friday’s Twin Bill D.J. Peterson and Jake Peter Launch Home Runs for Charlotte (LAWRENCEVILLE, GA) – D.J. Peterson and Jake Peter homered, but the Charlotte Knights dropped both games of their doubleheader against the Gwinnett Braves on Friday from Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA. In game one, the Knights lost to the G-Braves by a score of 6-3. RHP Carson Fulmer (7-9, 5.79) started for the Knights in his return from the Chicago White Sox an...More >>
  • Clemson's Swinney gets raise to nearly $7 million a year

    Clemson's Swinney gets raise to nearly $7 million a year

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:12:09 GMT

    Clemson coach is getting a hefty raise after winning the national championship.

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    Clemson coach is getting a hefty raise after winning the national championship.

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  • Wake Forest suspends defensive lineman Paris Black 3-games

    Wake Forest suspends defensive lineman Paris Black 3-games

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:09:13 GMT

    Wake Forest says defensive lineman Paris Black has been suspended three games for violating undisclosed team rules.

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    Wake Forest says defensive lineman Paris Black has been suspended three games for violating undisclosed team rules.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Drop Both Games of Thursday's Doubleheader

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Drop Both Games of Thursday's Doubleheader

    Thursday, August 24 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-08-25 03:36:55 GMT
    Knights Drop Both Games of Thursday’s Twin Bill Charlotte Splits Four-Game Series in Norfolk (NORFOLK, VA) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped both games of their doubleheader against the Norfolk Tides on Thursday from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The Knights, who won each of the first two games, settled for a four-game series split. The two teams will meet one final time and conclude the 2017 season with a four-game series from September 1st to 4th at BB&T Ballpark. In game ...More >>
    Knights Drop Both Games of Thursday’s Twin Bill Charlotte Splits Four-Game Series in Norfolk (NORFOLK, VA) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped both games of their doubleheader against the Norfolk Tides on Thursday from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The Knights, who won each of the first two games, settled for a four-game series split. The two teams will meet one final time and conclude the 2017 season with a four-game series from September 1st to 4th at BB&T Ballpark. In game ...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Postponed Wednesday in Norfolk Doubleheader Thursday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Postponed Wednesday in Norfolk Doubleheader Thursday

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:00:18 GMT
    Knights Postponed on Wednesday in Norfolk, VA Doubleheader Set for Thursday Starting at 12:05 PM from Harbor Park (NORFOLK, VA) -- Wednesday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Norfolk Tides originally scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA, has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday with first pitch of game one set for 12:05 p.m. Both games will be seven-inning contests and game two will follow approximately 30 min...More >>
    Knights Postponed on Wednesday in Norfolk, VA Doubleheader Set for Thursday Starting at 12:05 PM from Harbor Park (NORFOLK, VA) -- Wednesday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Norfolk Tides originally scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA, has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday with first pitch of game one set for 12:05 p.m. Both games will be seven-inning contests and game two will follow approximately 30 min...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Unveil 2018 Schedule

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Unveil 2018 Schedule

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:27:20 GMT
    Charlotte Knights Unveil 2018 Schedule 20th Season as Chicago White Sox Affiliate & 5th Season at BB&T Ballpark Highlight Schedule (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- With just eight home games remaining during the 2017 season, the Charlotte Knights are pleased to unveil their schedule with home game times for the 2018 season -- the team’s much-anticipated fifth at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. Early-bird pocket schedules for the 2018 season will be available to fans at ...More >>
    Charlotte Knights Unveil 2018 Schedule 20th Season as Chicago White Sox Affiliate & 5th Season at BB&T Ballpark Highlight Schedule (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- With just eight home games remaining during the 2017 season, the Charlotte Knights are pleased to unveil their schedule with home game times for the 2018 season -- the team’s much-anticipated fifth at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte. Early-bird pocket schedules for the 2018 season will be available to fans at ...More >>
  • FFN Top 10-- Week 2

    FFN Top 10-- Week 2

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-08-23 20:00:01 GMT

    Last week, there were 2 games where both teams were ranked in the FFN Top 10.  Someone had to lose which meant changes in this week's poll. 

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    Last week, there were 2 games where both teams were ranked in the FFN Top 10.  Someone had to lose which meant changes in this week's poll. 

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Tides 8-7 Tuesday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Tides 8-7 Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:59:56 GMT
    Knights Beat the Tides 8-7 Tuesday Charlotte Wins Fifth-Straight Game (NORFOLK, VA) -- A six-run fifth inning propelled the red-hot Charlotte Knights to an 8-7 victory over the Norfolk Tides on Tuesday in game two of their four-game series from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The win was Charlotte’s fifth straight and ninth over their last 12 games. The Tides scored five runs over the first three innings, but the Charlotte offense battled back in the fifth inning against Norfolk ...More >>
    Knights Beat the Tides 8-7 Tuesday Charlotte Wins Fifth-Straight Game (NORFOLK, VA) -- A six-run fifth inning propelled the red-hot Charlotte Knights to an 8-7 victory over the Norfolk Tides on Tuesday in game two of their four-game series from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The win was Charlotte’s fifth straight and ninth over their last 12 games. The Tides scored five runs over the first three innings, but the Charlotte offense battled back in the fifth inning against Norfolk ...More >>
  • East Carolina says strong safety Travon Simmons to transfer

    East Carolina says strong safety Travon Simmons to transfer

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-08-22 22:05:48 GMT

    East Carolina says strong safety Travon Simmons is transferring.

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    East Carolina says strong safety Travon Simmons is transferring.

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  • Panthers coach Ron Rivera: QB Cam Newton on track to start against Jaguars

    Panthers coach Ron Rivera: QB Cam Newton on track to start against Jaguars

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:13:41 GMT
    Carolina quarterback Cam Newton participated for the entirety of the Panthers’ practice for the second day in a row Tuesday. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)Carolina quarterback Cam Newton participated for the entirety of the Panthers’ practice for the second day in a row Tuesday. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    Instead of meeting with head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion between series, Newton was consulting with offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey.

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    Instead of meeting with head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion between series, Newton was consulting with offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Giolito Promoted to Chicago Tuesday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Giolito Promoted to Chicago Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-08-22 19:36:12 GMT
    Lucas Giolito Promoted to Chicago Today Right-Hander Set to Make His White Sox Debut Tonight (NORFOLK, VA) – Charlotte Knights RHP Lucas Giolito, who is 3-1 with 1.71 ERA over his last five starts, was recalled by the Chicago White Sox today. Giolito will make his White Sox debut and start tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins in Chicago, IL. Additionally, RHP Carson Fulmer, who served as the Chicago White Sox 26th man on Monday, was returned to the Knights, while R...More >>
    Lucas Giolito Promoted to Chicago Today Right-Hander Set to Make His White Sox Debut Tonight (NORFOLK, VA) – Charlotte Knights RHP Lucas Giolito, who is 3-1 with 1.71 ERA over his last five starts, was recalled by the Chicago White Sox today. Giolito will make his White Sox debut and start tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins in Chicago, IL. Additionally, RHP Carson Fulmer, who served as the Chicago White Sox 26th man on Monday, was returned to the Knights, while R...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Tides 4-2 Monday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Tides 4-2 Monday

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-08-22 02:54:48 GMT
    Kopech, Offense Lead Knights Past Tides 4-2 21-Year-Old Right-Hander Backed by Two Home Runs to Win Triple-A Debut (NORFOLK, VA) -- RHP Michael Kopech tossed five solid innings in his Triple-A debut, and the Charlotte Knights used two home runs to beat the Norfolk Tides by a score of 4-2 on Monday in the opening game of their four-game series from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The win was Charlotte’s fourth straight and eighth over their last 11 games. Promoted to the Knights f...More >>
    Kopech, Offense Lead Knights Past Tides 4-2 21-Year-Old Right-Hander Backed by Two Home Runs to Win Triple-A Debut (NORFOLK, VA) -- RHP Michael Kopech tossed five solid innings in his Triple-A debut, and the Charlotte Knights used two home runs to beat the Norfolk Tides by a score of 4-2 on Monday in the opening game of their four-game series from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The win was Charlotte’s fourth straight and eighth over their last 11 games. Promoted to the Knights f...More >>
  • Before the pulpit, Billy Graham’s passion was baseball. His hometown team remembers.

    Before the pulpit, Billy Graham’s passion was baseball. His hometown team remembers.

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-08-22 02:54:28 GMT
    Billy Graham’s grandson, Will Graham, watches a video presentation about his grandfather before speaking as part of Faith and Family Night at Sunday’s Charlotte Knights game. (Diedra Laird | The Charlotte Observer)Billy Graham’s grandson, Will Graham, watches a video presentation about his grandfather before speaking as part of Faith and Family Night at Sunday’s Charlotte Knights game. (Diedra Laird | The Charlotte Observer)

    Long before he felt called to be a preacher, Billy Graham wanted to grow up to be a Major League Baseball player....

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    Long before he felt called to be a preacher, Billy Graham wanted to grow up to be a Major League Baseball player....

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  • ACC FOOTBALL: ACC Has Five Teams Ranked in Preseason AP Top 25 Poll

    ACC FOOTBALL: ACC Has Five Teams Ranked in Preseason AP Top 25 Poll

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-08-22 02:53:17 GMT
    Five ACC Football Teams Ranked In Preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll ACC places two in the top five for second consecutive season Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams, including No. 3 Florida State and No. 5 Clemson, are ranked in the preseason college football Top 25 poll released Monday by the Associated Press. FSU received four first place votes. Also included in the poll are No. 16 Louisvil...More >>
    Five ACC Football Teams Ranked In Preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll ACC places two in the top five for second consecutive season Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams, including No. 3 Florida State and No. 5 Clemson, are ranked in the preseason college football Top 25 poll released Monday by the Associated Press. FSU received four first place votes. Also included in the poll are No. 16 Louisvil...More >>
  • Panthers CB likes NFL solidarity he’s seen, but won’t sit during anthem. Here’s why.

    Panthers CB likes NFL solidarity he’s seen, but won’t sit during anthem. Here’s why.

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-08-20 16:51:36 GMT
    “Don’t get me wrong. We definitely care,” Munnerlyn said of the protests against racial injustice he’s seen in the NFL. But he has no plans to sit during the national anthem. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)“Don’t get me wrong. We definitely care,” Munnerlyn said of the protests against racial injustice he’s seen in the NFL. But he has no plans to sit during the national anthem. (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn appreciated the displays of solidarity he saw during the national anthems before a couple of preseason games this week.

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    Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn appreciated the displays of solidarity he saw during the national anthems before a couple of preseason games this week.

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  • Myers Park vs Country Day

    Myers Park vs Country Day

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-08-20 04:03:27 GMT

    Some Saturday high school football at Memorial Stadium.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Myers Park vs Country Day. 

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    Some Saturday high school football at Memorial Stadium.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Myers Park vs Country Day. 

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  • Providence Day vs Olympic

    Providence Day vs Olympic

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-08-20 04:00:16 GMT

    A little Saturday high school football at Memorial Stadium.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Providence Day vs Olympic. 

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    A little Saturday high school football at Memorial Stadium.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Providence Day vs Olympic. 

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  • Vance vs West Meck

    Vance vs West Meck

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:59:38 GMT

    A little Saturday high school football today at Memorial Stadium in Charlotte.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Vance and West Meck. 

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    A little Saturday high school football today at Memorial Stadium in Charlotte.  Here are the highlights of the game matching Vance and West Meck. 

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  • Northwestern at South Pointe

    Northwestern at South Pointe

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-08-19 05:59:45 GMT

    Here are the highlights from Northwestern at South Pointe. 

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    Here are the highlights from Northwestern at South Pointe. 

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  • Robinson at Hibriten

    Robinson at Hibriten

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-08-19 05:11:13 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Robinson at Hibriten. 

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    Here are the highlights of Robinson at Hibriten. 

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  • East Lincoln at Forestview

    East Lincoln at Forestview

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:07 AM EDT2017-08-19 05:07:49 GMT

    Here are the highlights of East Lincoln at Forestview.

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    Here are the highlights of East Lincoln at Forestview.

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  • Clover at Ashbrook

    Clover at Ashbrook

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:04 AM EDT2017-08-19 05:04:07 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Clover at Ashbrook. 

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    Here are the highlights of Clover at Ashbrook. 

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  • Ardrey Kell at Weddington & South Meck at Marvin Ridge

    Ardrey Kell at Weddington & South Meck at Marvin Ridge

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-08-19 05:00:11 GMT

    Here are the highlights of a Union County double dip as Ardrey Kell took on Weddington and South Meck took on Marvin Ridge. 

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    Here are the highlights of a Union County double dip as Ardrey Kell took on Weddington and South Meck took on Marvin Ridge. 

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  • Harding at Hough

    Harding at Hough

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:56:41 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Harding at Hough. 

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    Here are the highlights of Harding at Hough. 

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  • Dutch Fork at Independence

    Dutch Fork at Independence

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:50:56 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Dutch Fork at Independence. 

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    Here are the highlights of Dutch Fork at Independence. 

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  • West Rowan at Mooresville

    West Rowan at Mooresville

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:48:25 GMT

    Here are the highlights of West Rowan at Mooresville. 

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    Here are the highlights of West Rowan at Mooresville. 

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  • Rocky River at South Iredell

    Rocky River at South Iredell

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:45:05 GMT

    Here are highlights from Rocky River at South Iredell. 

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    Here are highlights from Rocky River at South Iredell. 

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  • East Meck at Providence

    East Meck at Providence

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:41:48 GMT

    Here are the highlights of East Meck at Providence. 

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    Here are the highlights of East Meck at Providence. 

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  • Jordan at North Meck

    Jordan at North Meck

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:35:00 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Jordan at North Meck. 

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    Here are the highlights of Jordan at North Meck. 

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  • A.L. Brown at Hopewell

    A.L. Brown at Hopewell

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:30:51 GMT

    Here are the highlights of A.L. Brown at Hopewell. 

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    Here are the highlights of A.L. Brown at Hopewell. 

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  • Charlotte Christian at Charlotte Catholic-- FFN Game of the Week for Week 1 sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Charlotte Christian at Charlotte Catholic-- FFN Game of the Week for Week 1 sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:27:53 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Charlotte Christian at Charlotte Catholic.

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    Here are the highlights of Charlotte Christian at Charlotte Catholic.

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  • Extreme weather kicking off high school football season

    Extreme weather kicking off high school football season

    Friday, August 18 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-08-18 21:47:27 GMT
    (Coleen Harry | WBTV)(Coleen Harry | WBTV)

    This week's extreme weather has the coaches making some adjustments as high school football season begins.

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    This week's extreme weather has the coaches making some adjustments as high school football season begins.

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  • Mallard Creek at Scotland County

    Mallard Creek at Scotland County

    Friday, August 18 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-08-18 21:12:26 GMT

    Here are the highlights of Mallard Creek at Scotland County. 

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    Here are the highlights of Mallard Creek at Scotland County. 

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  • Cam Newton’s status for Saturday’s game against Tennessee confirmed

    Cam Newton’s status for Saturday’s game against Tennessee confirmed

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-08-18 19:55:25 GMT
    Cam Newton (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)Cam Newton (David T. Foster III | The Charlotte Observer)

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will not play on Saturday against the Tennessee Titans, a source confirmed to the Observer on Friday.

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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will not play on Saturday against the Tennessee Titans, a source confirmed to the Observer on Friday.

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  • Clemson basketball player from Shelby safe after attack near hotel in Barcelona

    Clemson basketball player from Shelby safe after attack near hotel in Barcelona

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:59:44 GMT
    (Courtesy Gaye Devoe)(Courtesy Gaye Devoe)

    His team was set to board a bus for a game less than an hour before the attack happened.?

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    His team was set to board a bus for a game less than an hour before the attack happened.?

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:09:17 GMT
    Knights Roster Moves – August 17, 2017 INF Tyler Ladendorf placed on the DL INF Ronald Bueno promoted to CHA from Birmingham (Double-A), active Roster 25 active Tommy Viola Director of PR/Media Relations 324 S Mint St Charlotte, NC 28202 Office: 704-274-8203 tommyv@charlotteknights.com More >>
    Knights Roster Moves – August 17, 2017 INF Tyler Ladendorf placed on the DL INF Ronald Bueno promoted to CHA from Birmingham (Double-A), active Roster 25 active Tommy Viola Director of PR/Media Relations 324 S Mint St Charlotte, NC 28202 Office: 704-274-8203 tommyv@charlotteknights.com More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Fall in Home Series Opener 5-3 to Mud Hens

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Fall in Home Series Opener 5-3 to Mud Hens

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:35:29 GMT
    Knights Fall to Mud Hens 5-3 Tuesday Toledo Scores Two Runs in 10th Inning for Game One Win (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of their three-game series against the Toledo Mud Hens by a score of 5-3 on Tuesday at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte, NC. The ‘Hens scored two runs the top of the 10th inning en route to the game one victory over the Knights. The Knights and Mud Hens battled to a 3-3 tie after nine full innings. In th...More >>
    Knights Fall to Mud Hens 5-3 Tuesday Toledo Scores Two Runs in 10th Inning for Game One Win (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of their three-game series against the Toledo Mud Hens by a score of 5-3 on Tuesday at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte, NC. The ‘Hens scored two runs the top of the 10th inning en route to the game one victory over the Knights. The Knights and Mud Hens battled to a 3-3 tie after nine full innings. In th...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:49:52 GMT
    Knights Roster Moves – August 15, 2017 RHP Chris Volstad placed on the DL (retroactive to 8/13) LHP David Homberg active (outrighted by Chicago on 8/11) Roster 25 active Tommy Viola Director of PR/Media Relations 324 S Mint St Charlotte, NC 28202 Office: 704-274-8203 tommyv@charlotteknights.com More >>
    Knights Roster Moves – August 15, 2017 RHP Chris Volstad placed on the DL (retroactive to 8/13) LHP David Homberg active (outrighted by Chicago on 8/11) Roster 25 active Tommy Viola Director of PR/Media Relations 324 S Mint St Charlotte, NC 28202 Office: 704-274-8203 tommyv@charlotteknights.com More >>
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    CHARLOTTE HORNETS: 2017-18 Regular Season Schedule Highlights

    Monday, August 14 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-08-14 23:34:47 GMT
    Hornets 2017-18 Schedule Highlights Season Opener At Detroit on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. Home Opener Friday, October 20 vs. Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m. Big Games at Spectrum Center Cleveland – Defending Eastern Conference Champs (twice): Wed., Nov. 15 and Wed., March 28 Golden State – Defending NBA Champs: Wed., Dec. 6 Houston – James Harden & Chris Paul: Fri., Oct. 27 San Antonio – Thanksgiving Weekend: Sat., Nov. 25 Boston – Post-C...More >>
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    Monday, August 14 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:01:05 GMT
    (Ashley Stroehlein | WBTV)(Ashley Stroehlein | WBTV)

    During the second Saturday of each month, the NASCAR Hall of Fame invites guests to explore different elements of NASCAR and also participate in interactive activities.

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    During the second Saturday of each month, the NASCAR Hall of Fame invites guests to explore different elements of NASCAR and also participate in interactive activities.

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    Sunday, August 13 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-08-13 23:19:19 GMT
    Fans mill about at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Monday. (John D. Simmons | Charlotte Observer)Fans mill about at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Monday. (John D. Simmons | Charlotte Observer)

    There was a lot of discussion about Sunday’s PGA Championship final round, on social media and elsewhere, about the lack of big names on the leaderboard.

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    There was a lot of discussion about Sunday’s PGA Championship final round, on social media and elsewhere, about the lack of big names on the leaderboard.

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  • Surprise Quail Hollow leader Kevin Kisner has a plan. With it, he can win a major.

    Surprise Quail Hollow leader Kevin Kisner has a plan. With it, he can win a major.

    Sunday, August 13 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-08-13 15:04:19 GMT
    Kevin Kisner looks toward the green prior to hitting his third shot along the seventh fairway during Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer)Kevin Kisner looks toward the green prior to hitting his third shot along the seventh fairway during Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer)

    Maintain what he’s done over the first three rounds of the PGA Championship, and Kevin Kisner of Aiken, S.C., will win his first major.

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    Maintain what he’s done over the first three rounds of the PGA Championship, and Kevin Kisner of Aiken, S.C., will win his first major.

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  • A decade of trips to Panthers training camp with his dad led to this emotional visit

    A decade of trips to Panthers training camp with his dad led to this emotional visit

    Saturday, August 12 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-08-13 00:04:31 GMT
    Austin O’Connor, 13 when pictured here, and his father, at Bank of America Stadium’s practice fields. Kevin passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2015, and Austin has kept his memory alive by continuing their training camp tradition(Austin O'Connor)Austin O’Connor, 13 when pictured here, and his father, at Bank of America Stadium’s practice fields. Kevin passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2015, and Austin has kept his memory alive by continuing their training camp tradition(Austin O'Connor)

    Austin stopped as he drew even with the end zone. He said a few quiet words, and wiped a few quiet tears. He removed a tiny urn from his pocket, and sprinkled Kevin’s ashes into the grass.

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    Austin stopped as he drew even with the end zone. He said a few quiet words, and wiped a few quiet tears. He removed a tiny urn from his pocket, and sprinkled Kevin’s ashes into the grass.

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #1 South Pointe Stallions

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #1 South Pointe Stallions

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:36 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:36:21 GMT

    Congrats to the South Pointe Stallions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #1. 

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    Congrats to the South Pointe Stallions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #1. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #2 Shelby Golden Lions

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #2 Shelby Golden Lions

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:30:33 GMT

    Congrats to the Shelby Golden Lions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #2. 

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    Congrats to the Shelby Golden Lions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #2. 

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    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #3 Charlotte Christian Knights

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:25:00 GMT

    Congrats to the Charlotte Christian Knights as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #3. 

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    Congrats to the Charlotte Christian Knights as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #3. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #4 Charlotte Catholic Cougars

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #4 Charlotte Catholic Cougars

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:19:48 GMT

    Congrats to the Charlotte Catholic Cougars as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #4. 

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    Congrats to the Charlotte Catholic Cougars as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #4. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #5 South Point Red Raiders

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #5 South Point Red Raiders

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:14:58 GMT

    Congrats to the South Point Red Raiders who crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #5. Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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    Congrats to the South Point Red Raiders who crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #5. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #6 Myers Park Mustangs

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #6 Myers Park Mustangs

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:09:25 GMT

    Congrats to the Myers Park Mustangs as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #6. 

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    Congrats to the Myers Park Mustangs as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #6. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #7 Harding Rams

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #7 Harding Rams

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-08-12 05:03:58 GMT

    Congrats to the Harding Rams as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #7. 

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    Congrats to the Harding Rams as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #7. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #8 Hough Huskies

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #8 Hough Huskies

    Saturday, August 12 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-08-12 04:55:42 GMT

    Congrats to the Hough Huskies as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #8. 

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    Congrats to the Hough Huskies as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #8. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #9 West Meck

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #9 West Meck

    Saturday, August 12 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-08-12 04:49:40 GMT

    Congrats to the West Meck Hawks as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #9. 

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    Congrats to the West Meck Hawks as they crack the preseason FFN Top 10 at #9. 

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  • Preseason FFN Top 10-- #10 Statesville Christian

    Preseason FFN Top 10-- #10 Statesville Christian

    Saturday, August 12 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-08-12 04:48:51 GMT

    Congrats to the Statesville Christian Lions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #10. Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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    Congrats to the Statesville Christian Lions as they crack the FFN Top 10 preseason poll at #10. Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Many fans not deterred by wet weather at PGA Championship Friday

    Many fans not deterred by wet weather at PGA Championship Friday

    Friday, August 11 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-08-12 01:06:23 GMT
    (Ben Williamson | WBTV)(Ben Williamson | WBTV)

    While rain from the sky over the Quail Hollow Club Friday afternoon, many excited golf fans weren’t going to let the wet weather ruin their experience at the golf tournament.

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    While rain from the sky over the Quail Hollow Club Friday afternoon, many excited golf fans weren’t going to let the wet weather ruin their experience at the golf tournament.

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  • Molly's Kids: Look at this boy play golf with his custom-made crutch!

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    Friday, August 11 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-08-11 23:12:13 GMT
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    Josh's grandpa, Ricky Bentley, changed one of Josh’s crutches into a golf club.

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    Josh's grandpa, Ricky Bentley, changed one of Josh’s crutches into a golf club.

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  • PGA Championship: What you need to know

    PGA Championship: What you need to know

    Friday, August 11 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-08-11 22:55:17 GMT
    Ben Williamson/WBTVBen Williamson/WBTV

    Tens of thousands of people from all around the world will converge on Charlotte to watch the world's best players.

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    Tens of thousands of people from all around the world will converge on Charlotte to watch the world's best players.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Lehigh Valley 9-8 Thursday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Beat Lehigh Valley 9-8 Thursday

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-08-11 03:16:34 GMT
    Knights Power Past ‘Pigs 9-8 Thursday Liriano Homers in Third Consecutive Game for Charlotte (ALLENTOWN, PA) -- Rymer Liriano homered for the third consecutive day, Lucas Giolito tossed 6.2 solid innings, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs by a score of 9-8 on Thursday in the opening game of a four-game series from Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA. Liriano once again paced the offense with the long ball. The 26-year-old outfielder went 3-for-5 at the pla...More >>
    Knights Power Past ‘Pigs 9-8 Thursday Liriano Homers in Third Consecutive Game for Charlotte (ALLENTOWN, PA) -- Rymer Liriano homered for the third consecutive day, Lucas Giolito tossed 6.2 solid innings, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs by a score of 9-8 on Thursday in the opening game of a four-game series from Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA. Liriano once again paced the offense with the long ball. The 26-year-old outfielder went 3-for-5 at the pla...More >>
  • Charlotte Uber drivers benefit from PGA Championship traffic

    Charlotte Uber drivers benefit from PGA Championship traffic

    Thursday, August 10 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-08-11 01:00:04 GMT
    (Alex Giles | WBTV)(Alex Giles | WBTV)

    The lot is a designated pick-up and drop-off location for fans traveling over to the Quail Hollow Club to watch the PGA Championship.

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    The lot is a designated pick-up and drop-off location for fans traveling over to the Quail Hollow Club to watch the PGA Championship.

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  • Quail Hollow Club president talks PGA Championship and Charlotte's future

    Quail Hollow Club president talks PGA Championship and Charlotte's future

    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:43:06 GMT
    (Ben Williamson | WBTV)(Ben Williamson | WBTV)

    Harris, a real estate giant and the President of the Quail Hollow Club, was instrumental in bringing golf's 4th Major to Charlotte.

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    Harris, a real estate giant and the President of the Quail Hollow Club, was instrumental in bringing golf's 4th Major to Charlotte.

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  • PGA pros help fallen and wounded soldiers through Folds of Honor

    PGA pros help fallen and wounded soldiers through Folds of Honor

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-08-10 01:52:27 GMT
    Major Ed Pulido and his family.Major Ed Pulido and his family.

    Major Ed Pulido and his team are now trekking across the greens and raising awareness for the cause.

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    Major Ed Pulido and his team are now trekking across the greens and raising awareness for the cause.

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    Bargains to be found for PGA ticket buyers

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-08-09 21:56:34 GMT

    In this case, negotiating may provide access to a desired spot near the fairway at a price that's more than fair.

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    In this case, negotiating may provide access to a desired spot near the fairway at a price that's more than fair.

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  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose to Pawtucket 9-2 Tuesday

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Lose to Pawtucket 9-2 Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-08-09 03:39:50 GMT
    Knights Fall to PawSox 9-2 on Tuesday Rymer Liriano Launches 12th Home Run of 2017 Season (PAWTUCKET, RI) – Rymer Liriano launched his 12th home run of the season, but the Charlotte Knights dropped game two of their three-game series against the Pawtucket Red Sox on Tuesday night by a score of 9-2 from McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI. Liriano hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning and finished the game 1-for-4. The Knights tallied a total of six hits on the evening...More >>
    Knights Fall to PawSox 9-2 on Tuesday Rymer Liriano Launches 12th Home Run of 2017 Season (PAWTUCKET, RI) – Rymer Liriano launched his 12th home run of the season, but the Charlotte Knights dropped game two of their three-game series against the Pawtucket Red Sox on Tuesday night by a score of 9-2 from McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI. Liriano hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning and finished the game 1-for-4. The Knights tallied a total of six hits on the evening...More >>
  • CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS: Knights Roster Moves

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-08-08 23:34:12 GMT
    Knights Roster Move – August 8, 2017 OF Avisail Garcia completes MLB Rehab Assignment, returned to Chicago Roster 25 active Notes: Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia has completed his rehab stint with the Charlotte Knights and has been activated off Chicago’s 10-day disabled list. He takes the roster spot of 3B Matt Davidson, who was placed on Chicago’s 10-day disabled list (retroactive to August 4). Garcia started for the Knights last night in Pawtucket (0-for-4)....More >>
    Knights Roster Move – August 8, 2017 OF Avisail Garcia completes MLB Rehab Assignment, returned to Chicago Roster 25 active Notes: Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia has completed his rehab stint with the Charlotte Knights and has been activated off Chicago’s 10-day disabled list. He takes the roster spot of 3B Matt Davidson, who was placed on Chicago’s 10-day disabled list (retroactive to August 4). Garcia started for the Knights last night in Pawtucket (0-for-4)....More >>
  • Charlotte Chamber President predicts large economic impact from PGA Championship

    Charlotte Chamber President predicts large economic impact from PGA Championship

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-08-08 23:26:45 GMT
    (Lee Stikeleather | WBTV)(Lee Stikeleather | WBTV)

    While large numbers of visitors during the opening days of the tournament have been strong, golf fans still on their way to town may be caught in the grips of supply and demand.

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    While large numbers of visitors during the opening days of the tournament have been strong, golf fans still on their way to town may be caught in the grips of supply and demand.

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  • Is 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair mellowing? Recent interviews hint of regrets

    Is 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair mellowing? Recent interviews hint of regrets

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:23:47 GMT

    Charlotte’s professional wrestling legend Ric Flair seems to be getting more reflective and, dare we say, mellow as he ages.

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    Charlotte’s professional wrestling legend Ric Flair seems to be getting more reflective and, dare we say, mellow as he ages.

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    QUEENS UNIVERSITY: Queens Soccer Ranked Number Eight

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:06:54 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s soccer team remains ranked in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Southeast Region Poll sitting ranked at No. 8 in week two after opening at No. 6. The Queens men currently sit at 2-1-1 on the year after splitting a pair of matches last week against Peach Belt Conference opponents North Georgia and Flagler. The Royals fell, 1-0, to the Nighthawks before handling the Saints, 4-1, at Dickson Fi...More >>
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s soccer team remains ranked in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Southeast Region Poll sitting ranked at No. 8 in week two after opening at No. 6. The Queens men currently sit at 2-1-1 on the year after splitting a pair of matches last week against Peach Belt Conference opponents North Georgia and Flagler. The Royals fell, 1-0, to the Nighthawks before handling the Saints, 4-1, at Dickson Fi...More >>
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