Queens beats Wingate to go to 18-2 on the season

Queens started their game with rival Wingate with a 16-3 run and never looked back as they won 95-71.

Walker, Batum lead Hornets over the Grizzlies 118-107

Carolina Panthers re-sign Efe Obada

Hough High Retires Luke Maye’s Jersey

Memphis faces Charlotte, seeks to end 6-game slide

No. 11 North Carolina beats No. 10 Virginia Tech 103-82

Charlotte 49ers fall to ODU

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Frampton knocks down 8 treys, Davidson clobbers Richmond

Robb with 12 points, Charlotte beats Louisiana Tech 55-40

Winthrop pounds UNC Asheville 66-45

Report: NFL to consider making pass interference calls reviewable after NFC Championship non-call

Kawann Short sdded to NFC Pro Bowl Roster

Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Panthers to play 2019 game against Buccaneers in London

The Carolina Panthers will play overseas for the first time in franchise history taking on NFC for Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London.

Checkers suffer shutout loss to Marlies

Kaskisuo makes 20 saves for Toronto as Charlotte falls 5-0

  Hornets legend Glen Rice honored with special halftime ceremony

As a part of the Hornets 30th Anniversary celebration, the team honored Glen Rice during a special halftime ceremony during their game Saturday night versus the Suns.

Freshman Luke Frampton leads Davidson to win over Richmond

Davidson defeated Richmond 75-62, improving to 13-5 overall and 4-1 in the Atlantic 10.

  Charlotte’s defense paves way for win over Louisiana Tech

USC Athletics to give federal employees free basketball tickets during government shutdown

Walker scores 21 points to help Hornets rout Suns 135-115

Country Day’s Coach Dwayne Cherry inspires on and off the court with Instagram rap videos

Glen Wood, NASCAR’s Wood Brothers Racing co-founder, dies at 93

Griffin hits winning 3-pointer for Southern Miss

Walker, Hornets return home, beat Kings 114-95

Kemba Walker scored 23 points, surpassing 11,000 for his career, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Sacramento Kings 114-95

Hornets center Cody Zeller closer to returning to the team

One guy who is thrilled the Charlotte Hornets are back off their 2 week, 6 game road trip is starting center Cody Zeller. Zeller is finally back on the practice court working on the side as he rehabs from surgery on his fractured right hand.

A popular former Carolina Panther and his wife just bought a Charlotte media company

Former Carolina Panther running back Jonathan Stewart and his wife have purchased the popular local media platform Charlotte Lately

Checkers blow by Bridgeport 6-4

In a rematch between the AHL’s top two teams the Checkers once again emerged victorious, extending their lead atop the league.

South Carolina rallies from 12 down to beat Vanderbilt 74-71

A.J. Lawson hit two free throws with 23.1 seconds left, and the South Carolina Gamecocks rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat Vanderbilt 74-71 to remain undefeated in Southeastern Conference play

Walton scores season-high 30 in Longwood’s win over Winthrop

Isaiah Walton scored a season-high 30 points and Longwood knocked off Winthrop 75-61, the Lancers' first win over the Eagles in 10 games

Clemson Tigers greeted with fast food feast during White House visit Monday

The Clemson Tigers continue their National Championship celebration today with a visit to the white house.

Panthers hire Perry Fewell as new defensive backs coach

The Panthers have hired Perry Fewell as their new defensive backs coach

Battle, Syracuse upset No. 1 Duke 95-91 in OT

Tyus Battle scored a season-high 32 points, and Syracuse upset No. 1 Duke 95-91 in overtime

Queens’ Willett Named South Atlantic Conference Astroturf Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Queens forward Shaun Willett has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played January 7 through January 13.

The Crown Lacrosse Classic announces partnership with Major League Lacrosse

In partnership with MLL, the Hounds will host their monthly youth clinic, the Junior Hounds, on March 9 at The Sportsplex at Matthews between The Crown Lacrosse Classic game days.

Tuesday’s Checkers Game Is Sold Out

The Charlotte Checkers today announced that their game on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Bojangles’ Coliseum is sold out.

Duke stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Kentucky, Marquette rise

Duke remains No. 1 for 4th straight week while top 10 remain unchanged in AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll; Kentucky, Marquette each jump 6 spots

High school football player committed to NC college dies during surgery

According to a GoFundMe in his honor, 18-year-old Nicholas Joshua Dixon passed away unexpectedly due to a complication during surgery.

Four bears named to Don Hansen All-District team

Four members of the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team have been named to the Don Hansen All-Region team as announced by the Football Gazette.

Checkers Get Revenge with 5-3 Win Over Pens

The Checkers rebounded nicely in front of a packed house Saturday night, dropping the Penguins by a 5-3 score.

ICYMI: Dabo tells Clemson crowd national champs are ‘the best ever, drop the mic’

Details on the Tigers' National Championship parade were announced after their win Monday night.

Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease

Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs has died at 49 following battle with degenerative neurological disease

Charlotte 49ers All-American defender Callum Montgomery is the 4th overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft

Montgomery is just one of three Niners taken in the first round. He joins Mac Cozier and Ben Parry.

NASCAR starts 2019 with layoffs

News broke Friday afternoon that major layoffs were occurring throughout the day in various departments in NASCAR.

Even with a lot of new faces, Queens is off to another hot start

After going to the Final Four last season and losing their top 4 scorers, no one knew what to expect from the Queens Royals in 2018-19. In the early going, so far so good.

JCSU defeats Chowan in home opener

The Golden Bulls entered the game looking to snap a four-game losing streak, sitting at 2-7 on the season.

Clemson & App State highlight the 2019 football schedule for the Charlotte 49ers

The Charlotte 49ers announced their 2019 football schedule on Thursday and the Niners will take on the defending National Champions Clemson in Death Valley on September 21st. They will also make the trip to Boone to take on App State on September 7th.

Jacob, Osaghae help FIU hold off Charlotte 69-66

Trejon Jacob hit three 3-pointers and scored 19 points and Osasumwen Osaghae finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, seven blocked shots and three steals to guide Florida International to a 69-66 victory over Charlotte

Smith, Broman lead Winthrop past Campbell 90-86 in Big South

Nych Smith and Bjorn Broman, who sat out the previous game with injuries, combined for a clutch five points in the last 19 seconds and Winthrop fended off Campbell 90-86

Special Olympics Athlete of the Month: Erykah Culbertson

Erykah Culbertson has been competing in the Special Olympics since 2005, and now she is training for the biggest moment of her Special Olympics career to date - the World Games.

Panthers part ways with 3x Pro Bowler Thomas Davis after 14 seasons

A visibly emotional Thomas Davis released a video on his Twitter account Wednesday evening, announcing that he had been informed by the Carolina Panthers that they would be going in a “different direction.”

Grady with 17, Davidson holds on to beat George Mason 61-56

Kellan Grady scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Davidson held on late to beat George Mason 61-56

Charlotte Checkers tearing up the AHL

It was a disappointing year for the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Hornets are currently 2 games under .500, but Charlotte has at team that is the best in their league and that team is the Charlotte Checkers.

Williamson scores 30, No. 1 Duke routs Wake Forest 87-65

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson scored a season-high 30 points with 10 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke won its first road game of the season by beating Wake Forest 87-65

NCHSAA moving basketball regionals to Hickory in 2019

The 2019 NCHSAA Western Regional Basketball Finals will he held in Hickory in March. The games will be played at Shuford Memorial Gym on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne and Catawba Valley Community College’s Tarlton Complex.

Stores reopen to sell championship gear after Clemson’s victory over Alabama

Athletic stores re-opened following Clemson's victory over Alabama last night.

Local players to make a big difference in the National Championship game

As you watch the National Championship game tonight between Clemson and Alabama, you may hear a few names that you have heard before on Football Friday Night as some local guys will play a big role in who wins the title.

CIAA tournament to leave Charlotte for Baltimore in 2021

Charlotte still has the tournament until 2020.

Duke’s Zion Williamson Earns ACC Freshman of the Week Honors

For the second time this season, Duke’s Zion Williamson earned ACC Freshman of the Week honors.

Daniel Suárez Joins Stewart-Haas Racing

Daniel Suárez Joins Stewart-Haas Racing.

Nedeljkovic shuts out Marlies in dominant win

The Checkers wrapped up their Canadian road trip in convincing fashion, dominating the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies for a 5-0 victory.

Drinkwitz adds Adams to App State football staff

Appalachian State head football coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced Sunday the hiring of title-winning offensive assistant Junior Adams, who spent the last two seasons as the offensive coordinator and receivers coach at Western Kentucky.

Second half run dooms Gardner-Webb in 72-61 loss at Campbell in Big South opener

Gardner-Webb saw its eight-game win streak halted Saturday afternoon as Campbell rallied for a 72-61 win in both teams’ Big South Conference opener.

Three in doubles figures; Charlotte 49ers were nipped by Marshall

Jon Davis and Milos Supica combined for 60 points but the Charlotte 49ers (3-10, C-USA: 0-2) in a valiant effort were nipped by the defending Conference USA Champs Marshall Thundering Herd (9-6, C-USA: 2-0), 85-84.

Checkers win second straight against Belleville

The Checkers took control of the game after a wild first five minutes to eventually prevail by a 6-3 score in Belleville and extend their point streak to four games.

Mountaineers come up short at Troy

Appalachian State cut a 22-point first half deficit to just one, but came up on the short end of a 89-85 decision at Troy on Saturday afternoon.

Checkers start 2019 with 4-1 stomping of Sens

The Checkers kicked off a three-game Canadian road trip Friday night in Belleville and knocked off the Senators by a final score of 4-1.

Howell and Echols named AP Players of the Year

On Friday, the Associated Press announce the North Carolina AP Players of the Year and the All State team and it is full of our local players. The AP Offensive Player of the Year is Sun Valley quarterback Sam Howell. The AP Defensive Player of the Year is Vance linebacker Power Echols.

Gardner-Webb playing well heading into Big South Conference action on Saturday

One of the biggest surprises in college basketball has been Gardner-Webb. The Runnin' Bulldogs have won 8 in a row and are currently 10-5.

Panther stars Luke Kuechly and Christian McCaffrey honored with All-Pro selections

Two players from the Carolina Panthers were selected on Friday to the 2018 AP All-Pro squads.

Willett scores 28 as No. 17 Queens men’s basketball tops Virginia Union

Shaun Willett scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, as the 17th-ranked Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team defeated Virginia Union University, 102-85 on Thursday night at the Levine Center.

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller out 4 to 6 weeks

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller will be out 4 to 6 weeks after undergoing successful surgery on Thursday.

Davis scores 24; 49ers fall WKU in C-USA opener

Two 49ers scored in double-figures led by 24 points from Jon Davis but Charlotte (3-9, C-USA: 0-1) fell 68-50 to WKU (8-6, C-USA: 1-0) in their Conference USA opener in Halton Arena.

Trevor Carrick, Janne Kuokkanen named AHL All Stars

The American Hockey League today announced that Charlotte Checkers defenseman Trevor Carrick and forward Janne Kuokkanen will represent the Atlantic Division at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic.

Charlotte 49ers prepare to open conference play

Charlotte 49ers prepare to open conference play on January 3rd.

App State cornerback Clifton Duck declares for the NFL Draft

After 3 years up in Boone, former Butler High star and App State cornerback Clifton Duck is ready to take his talents to the next level as he has declared for the NFL Draft.

Hornets Look To Roster Depth to During Zeller and Lamb’s Absence

Hornets lose Cody Zeller and Jeremy Lamb to injuries.

Panthers Clean Out Lockers, Reflect on 2018 Season

Carolina Panthers clean out lockers and reflect on 2018 season.

Carolina Panthers to pick 16th in the NFL Draft; 2019 opponents set

The Carolina Panthers win over New Orleans on Sunday cleared up two pieces of business for the team as they get ready for 2019.

Duke QB Daniel Jones declares for the NFL Draft

Former Charlotte Latin star and current Duke QB Daniel Jones announced on Monday, that he will declare for the NFL Draft.

Duke remains No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll; Kentucky rises to 13th

Duke remains atop an AP Top 25 poll with few major changes after a light Christmas-week schedule of games

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects he will be back in 2019

Ron Rivera says he expects to be back coaching the Panthers next season following a conversation with owner David Tepper