David Tepper steps up Panthers infrastructure and development moves

Tepper also hired Panthers team president Tom Glick in August. Both positions will be key to the capital and infrastructural development of the organization, as well as the brand expansion of the Panthers. Such development will likely include both North and South.

Martin Necas named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

Queens men’s basketball’s Carr named AstroTurf SAC Player of the Week

Walker, Lamb lead Hornets to 119-107 win over Knicks

Mayfield, “dangerous” Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

Hurricanes reassign Maenalanen and Nedeljkovic to Charlotte

Hornets Assign Dwayne Bacon to Greensboro Swarm

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Charlotte game vs. USF scheduled for tomorrow (Sun. Dec. 9) has been cancelled

Walker scores 21, Hornets snap Nuggets' 7-game win streak

Mucius leads Wake Forest to 80-56 rout of Charlotte

Cam Newton learning to play through pain

Will Healy introduced as Charlotte 49ers head football coach

FFN Top 10-- Week 17

  Balanced effort leads Wildcats to 99-81 win over Winthrop

Bob McKillop liked the scoring balance he saw in Davidson’s 99-81 win over Winthrop Tuesday night in Belk Arena, as his Wildcats scored from every spot on the floor.

Appalachian State begins search for head football coach

Appalachian State Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Tuesday that he has commenced a national search to find the next leader of App State Football. Scott Satterfield is leaving the university to accept a head coaching opportunity at the University of Louisville.

Charlotte 49ers name Will Healy head football coach

Will Healy, an Eddie Robinson Award winner as the National FCS Coach of the Year, has been selected as the head football coach for the Charlotte 49ers.

Weather forces a change for the South Carolina high school football state championships

In a season where rain and hurricanes have changed the high school football schedule drastically, the threat of possible wintry weather has now changed the state championships down in South Carolina.

Louisville hires Scott Satterfield as their head football coach

No. 2 Clemson dominates AP All-ACC team again with 11 Tigers

South Carolina receiver Deebo Samuel declaring for NFL draft

Panthers fire two defensive assistant coaches in the middle of 4-game losing streak

Clemson in 4th playoff draws Notre Dame in Cotton Bowl

App State to play Middle Tennessee in the New Orleans Bowl

South Carolina will face Virginia in 2018 Belk Bowl

For the 2018 Belk Bowl, South Carolina is designated the away team and Virginia is designated the home team.

Winston throws for 2 TDs, Buccaneers beat Panthers 24-17

Winston throws for 249 yards, 2 TDs, Buccaneers hand Panthers 4th straight loss, 24-17

Sunday gamechanger? QB Cam Newton can back up ‘best football of my career’ comments

“Honestly, I feel like I’m playing the best football of my career,” Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Wednesday. “Straight up. I just feel in control. There’s no question marks. My assuredness of every single play, I know exactly what I’m supposed to do.”

App State wins first Sun Belt Championship game, claims third straight league title

The trophy presentation included a stormed field, colorful beads and even a championship belt. Appalachian State’s post-title celebration in rainy Kidd Brewer Stadium had a touch of Mardi Gras — mountain style.

Pitt undaunted by many doubters in ACC title game vs Clemson

Pitt, with many doubting its chances against Clemson, has heard all this disrespect before

ACC Network to launch Aug. 22, will air GT-Clemson game

The Atlantic Coast Conference has set a date to launch its television network and has lined up its first football game broadcast

Warriors’ Steph Curry writes letter to 9-year-old who asked why his shoe was only for boys

The girl was in search of a new pair of sneakers to kick off her basketball season, and was disappointed that her shoe of choice — Steph Curry’s signature Curry 5s — weren’t available in girl’s sizes.

Big financial impact expected from Sunbelt Conference Championship game in Boone

Appalachian State University Mountaineers will host the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at noon. Chamber of Commerce officials say the impact from the game could be $3 million to the economy.

Carolina Panthers look to get back on track against Tampa Bay

Despite suffering three losses in a row, Cam Newton feels he is on track to have his best season yet.

Lamb, Zeller lift Hornets past Hawks 108-94

Lamb scores 22 points as Charlotte Hornets beat Atlanta Hawks 108-94

Winthrop rallies late to beat Tennessee Tech 82-70

Bjorn Broman scored 20 points on six 3-pointers and Winthrop beat Tennessee Tech 82-70 on Wednesday night

FFN Top 10-- Week 16

Hough beating Mallard Creek last Friday night has sent shock waves through the FFN Top 10 as we have a new #1 team and for the first time ever, Hunter Huss is in the top spot.

Davidson beat Charlotte for 6th straight Hornets Nest Trophy victory

Behind 25 points from Kellan Grady and 20 points from Jon Axel Gudmundsson, Davidson beat Charlotte 76-56 to win their 6th straight Hornets Nest Trophy.

App State ready to host first ever Sun Belt Championship game

For the first time ever, the Sun Belt Conference is holding a championship game in football. That game will be in Boone, NC and hosted by Appalachian State.

Mack Brown eager to ‘fix things’ in taking over Tar Heels

New North Carolina coach Mack Brown sounds eager to 'fix things' as he returns to Chapel Hill for a second stint with the Tar Heels

John Collins helps Hawks snap 10-game skid

John Collins had 23 points and 11 rebounds and blocked Kemba Walker's runner as time expired, helping the Atlanta Hawks snap a 10-game losing streak with a 124-123 victory over the Charlotte Hornets

SEC officiating under scrutiny during historic LSU, Texas A&M overtime game

As if LSU fans needed any more reason to be upset at the SEC's officiating this year.

Wilson leads Seahawks' rally in 30-27 win over Panthers

Wilson throws for 2 TDs, Janikowski hits game-winning FG as Seahawks rally past Panthers, 30-27

Sunday gamechanger? Slowing tricky Seahawks QB requires a versatile Panthers defender

When the Carolina Panthers and coach Ron Rivera were first scouting quarterback Cam Newton coming out of Auburn in 2011, there was one thing about him that kept showing up on film.

Last-minute touchdown gives #17 Lenoir-Rhyne 21-17 victory over Wingate in region semifinals

LR improves to 12-1 overall, advancing to the region finals against third-ranked Valdosta State. The Bulldogs end their season at 9-4 overall.

Charlotte 49ers get win in Lambert finale

The 49ers, going after their most wins in Conference USA play and their most wins as an FBS program, rallied from 11 points down at the half to upset Florida Atlantic, 27-24, on a last minute, school-record 56-yard field goal in the final game for program architect Brad Lambert.

Checkers defeat Rocket 4-2

The Checkers’ early lead courtesy of a Valentin Zykov rebound conversion and a one-time blast from captain Patrick Brown in his return from injury were erased in the middle frame by a pushback from the visitors.

  App State wins East Division Title, will host first Sun Belt Championship Game

A win in a first-place showdown with Troy has put Appalachian State one step closer to a conference championship.

Westbrook scores 30 as Thunder hold off Hornets

Westbrook scores 30 as Thunder hold off Hornets

Houston Baptist rallies late, shocks Wake Forest 93-91 in OT

Ian DuBose scored 18 points, including a 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds remaining in regulation, and Houston Baptist rallied from a 14-point, second-half deficit and beat Wake Forest 93-91

Lamb scores 21, Hornets topple Pacers 127-109

Jeremy Lamb scored 21 points, Kemba Walker had 16 points and a season-high 11 assists and the Charlotte Hornets snapped the Indiana Pacers' three-game win streak 127-109 on Wednesday night.

FFN Top 10-- Week 15

With South Pointe falling to Daniel last Friday in the 2nd round of the South Carolina AAAA playoffs, that has opened the door for a new team to enter the poll and for the first time ever, Watauga is in the FFN Top 10.

Charlotte 49ers OL Nate Davis accepts invite to Reese’s Senior Bowl

Charlotte 49ers redshirt senior offensive lineman Nate Davis (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) has accepted an invitation to the 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl.

Panthers Look To Get Back In Win Column Sunday

Carolina Panthers look to get back in the win column against the Seattle Seahawks.

No. 10 Kentucky easily takes care of Winthrop 87-74

Washington has 19 points, No. 10 Kentucky tops Winthrop 87-74

Michael Jordan returns home, meets with hurricane victims

Michael Jordan returns to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, meets with some hurricane victims who benefited from his $2 million donation

Gardner-Webb places 6 players on the Big South All Conference Team

In spite of a disappointing 3-8 season, Gardner-Webb has placed 6 players on the Big South All Conference Team including the conference’s Defensive Freshman of the Year in defensive lineman John Singleton.

Queens basketball in the Top 10 of the Divison 2 rankings

Behind a (5-1) start to the 2018 season, Queens is ranked #10 in this week’s Division 2 rankings and is also #1 in the Southeast Region polls.

Top-ranked Duke to face No. 8 Auburn in Maui semis

Top-ranked Duke faces big test against No. 8 Auburn in Maui Invitational semifinals

Plans to legalize sports betting could surface in the Carolinas next year

Since becoming owner, Tepper has brought up sports betting several times. In his first press conference as team owner in July, he suggested that given trends in other states, legalization locally may be coming, and that pro teams could benefit from it.

Allegedly drunken and disorderly curling team gets booted from tournament in Canada

Video captured by a spectator Saturday shows Northwest Territories curler Jamie Koe appearing to be intoxicated before the team’s 4:30 p.m. game. The skipper, sitting on the ice, begins crawling.

Tyler Reddick Talks Winning 2018 Xfinity Series Championship

Tyler Reddick claims 2018 Xfinity Series Championship.

Martin sparks late rally, Charlotte edges Longwood 42-39

Malik Martin scored 17 points, including 3-pointers on consecutive Charlotte possessions, sparking a late-game breakaway run as the 49ers upended Longwood 42-39

  Cam Newton Foundation Hosts ‘Cam’s Thanksgiving Jam’

Cam Newton, along with members of his family and over 80 volunteers, hosted “Cam’s Thanksgiving Jam” for the seventh year in a row on Monday. This year’s event, hosted in partnership with Harris Teeter, took place at Topgolf Charlotte.

What will the Charlotte 49ers look for in a new head football coach?

With Sunday’s news that Charlotte 49ers Athletics Director Mike Hill will not bring back head football coach Brad Lambert in 2019, the question now becomes what direction does this program want to go as they look to take the next step.

App State QB Zac Thomas named Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week

On the strength of completing 20 of 24 passes in a win over Georgia State on Saturday, App State quarterback Zac Thomas was named the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Charlotte 49ers football moving on from head coach Brad Lambert

Lambert, the only head football coach the 49ers have ever had, put together a 21-48 record in the program’s first six years.

Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

Cam Newton threw an incomplete pass on a 2-point conversion with 1:07 left, letting the Detroit Lions hold on for a 20-19 win over the Carolina Panthers on

Do Julius Peppers, Panthers still have what it takes to ‘bring it’ in Detroit?

Panthers fall to Lions 20-19.

Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions

Bentley’s 4 TDs lift South Carolina to 49-9 win over Mocs

Jake Bentley tied his career high with four touchdown passes and South Carolina became bowl eligible with a 49-9 victory over Chattanooga

No. 2 Clemson overcomes slow start to beat Duke 35-6

Trevor Lawrence was 21 for 38 for 251 yards and two touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson overcame a slow start to beat Duke 35-6

FIU tops Charlotte 42-35, remains in C-USA title hunt

James Morgan passed for 268 yards and two touchdowns and Napoleon Maxwell ran for 102 yards and two scores _ including a 52-yarder midway through the fourth quarter _ to help Florida International hold off Charlotte 42-35

App State beats Georgia State, sets up showdown with Troy

Zac Thomas was 20 of 24 for 282 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions to help Appalachian State beat Georgia State 45-17

Tar Heels end losing streak with 49-26 win over W. Carolina

Nathan Elliott passed for 308 yards and two touchdowns to help North Carolina beat Western Carolina 49-26

Tyler Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship

Reddick won the Xfinity Series finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the championship for NASCAR's development series

Bahar throws for 5 TDs, Monmouth rolls over Gardner-Webb

Kenji Bahar threw for a career-high 407 yards and five touchdowns as Monmouth closed out the regular season with a 56-42 victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday afternoon

Rodriguez’s jumper lifts ETSU past Winthrop 76-74

Jeromy Rodriguez's jump shot with 21 seconds left put East Tennessee State ahead for good in a 76-74 win against Winthrop

Finley, Wolfpack roll over Louisville 52-10

Ryan Finley threw for 316 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as North Carolina State cruised to a 52-10 victory over Louisville Saturday

Pitt clinches 1st ACC title game berth by beating Wake 34-13

Kenny Pickett threw a career-best three touchdown passes, all in the second half, and Pittsburgh beat Wake Forest 34-13 on Saturday to clinch its first berth in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game

Former NASCAR champs Busch, Kenseth set to move on in 2019

Former Cup champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles

James Madison beats Charlotte 64-59; best start since 81-82

Darius Banks scored 21 points, Dwight Wilson tied a career-high with 12 rebounds and undefeated James Madison held on to beat Charlotte 64-59

Moffitt and underdog race team win Truck Series title

Brett Moffitt capped his remarkable underdog season with a championship for his underfunded race team