NBA All-Star Weekend, CIAA Tournament, ACC Tournament contribute $167M to Charlotte economy

According to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, between February 15 and March 16, 2019, Charlotte hosted the NBA All-Star Weekend, CIAA Men’s and Women’s Tournament and the 2019 New York Life ACC Tournament.

  Panthers owner David Tepper meets with MLS officials about possible expansion team in Charlotte

Knights Drop Finale To Stripers 5-4

  Pinehurst ready to host the 119th U.S. Amateur

  Joe Evans trying to change the mind set at South Meck

  Robert’s career night powers Knights to 15-12 win

Belk Bowl announces six-year partnership extension with Atlantic Coast Conference

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AP source: Russell Westbrook going to Rockets for Chris Paul

  Tickets for Panthers Fan Fest on sale now

Hurricanes name Ryan Warsofsky as Checkers Head Coach

  Charlotte Independence on a roll

  In historic deal, Charlotte to host major soccer event for the next five years

Trophies and Ticker-Tape: the USWNT Arrive back in the States

’Canes Sign Lintuniemi to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2019-20 season.

From Camper to Host: D.J. Moore Holds Youth Football ProCamp

Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore is currently hosting his Football ProCamp, which is a two-day youth football skills camp at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte.

  Lenoir Rhyne University Football stadium home grandstands declared unsafe, must be removed and replaced

A lot of work is ahead if the Moretz Football Stadium at Lenoir Rhyne University is to be ready for the football team’s home opener in September.

Twin sister of local high school coach stars as goalkeeper for champion US women’s soccer team

One of the key members of the World Cup-winning US Women’s National Team happens to have a close connection to the Charlotte area.

Mercedes Slams Knights Past Tides 7-5

Charlotte Hornets Acquire Terry Rozier from Boston Celtics in Sign-and-Trade Deal for Kemba Walker

US Women’s National Team Meets Netherlands Sunday in Final World Cup Match

Carolina Panthers’ most famous fan ‘went on to heaven today,’ former star player says

Knights and Tides Suspended on Friday from BB&T Ballpark

Knights walk off to top Tides 3-2

Dwayne Bacon ready for larger role with Charlotte Hornets

With Kemba Walker and his 25 points per game gone to Boston, someone will have to step up and pick up some of that scoring load. One of those players could be 3rd year guard Dwayne Bacon.

Reports: Ex-Carolina Panther Kendrick Norton has arm amputated after car wreck

Former Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kendrick Norton lost his arm and suffered other injuries during a car crash Thursday morning, according to his agent and multiple reports.

Late Runs Doom Knights In 3-2 Loss

In a tightly-contested game throughout, the Charlotte Knights couldn’t find the clutch hit they needed with the game on the line in a 3-2 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Hornets 1st round draft pick P.J. Washington doubtful for NBA Summer League

As the youth movement possibly begins for the Charlotte Hornets, one of its key young pieces could miss NBA Summer League play.

Assessing the situation: Where do the Hornets go from here?

Just two days after the start of NBA free agency SuperBookUSA has ranked the Charlotte Hornets as the least likely team to win the 2020 NBA Championship, tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers at 1000/1 odds.

  US holds on to defeat England 2-1, advances to World Cup final

After a nerve wracking semifinal, the U.S. Women's national team will play in the World Cup Final.

In heartfelt letter, Kemba Walker thanks Charlotte as he embarks on next phase of career

However you choose to remember the Kemba Walker era in Charlotte, it’s safe to say that it will never be forgotten.

Knights Hold On, Edge Bulls 4-3

An early lead proved to be just enough for the Charlotte Knights to beat the Durham Bulls 4-3 in the opener of their three-game series on Monday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Deavonte’ Graham talks Summer League and Bidding Farewell to Kemba Walker

The Charlotte Hornets hit the practice court today, as the summer league prep began. Plenty of players with NBA potential, local ties, and rookie passion are on the roster, ready to compete in Las Vegas later this week.

As Kemba departs, we ask again: What in the world are the Charlotte Hornets doing?

The Charlotte Hornets haven’t done their fans any favors by managing to mismanage this Kemba Walker situation so completely. But they did do Walker a favor.

Charlotte Hornets will get point guard Terry Rozier to replace Kemba Walker

The Charlotte Hornets are completing a sign-and-trade that will replace Kemba Walker at point guard with former Boston Celtic Terry Rozier.

Knights Fall to Tides 2-0 on Saturday

The Charlotte Knights brought the tying run to the plate in the top of the ninth inning with no outs, but the team fell just short to the Norfolk Tides by a score of 2-0 from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA on Saturday night.

  Kemba Walker intends to sign with Boston Celtics, multiple reports say

Multiple media reports say Kemba Walker has told the Charlotte Hornets that he intends to sign with the Boston Celtics once free agency begins.

  The possibility of Major League Soccer in Charlotte

Major League Soccer has been a constant topic in conversations with David Tepper since his opening press conference as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers.

  Ice Cube talks BIG3 as league returns to Charlotte

BIG3 co-founder Ice Cube made his way to the Queen City ahead of time to talk all things BIG3, including his hopes for the future and where it all started.

Knights Top Tides Twice On Friday

With an offensive outburst in the opener and a complete game on the mound in the nightcap, the Charlotte Knights earned a pair of wins by scores of 10-3 and 4-3 over the Norfolk Tides on Friday night at Harbor Park.

Canes Re-Sign Alex Nedeljkovic to Two-year Deal

Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has re-signed goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to a two-year contract through the 2020-21 season.

Mike Vellucci Named Head Coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Mike Vellucci has been named head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, it was announced today by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton general manager Bill Guerin.

  Is Kemba Walker about to fly out of the Hornets’ nest? Fans reflect on his community impact

Free agency for the NBA starts this weekend and we might not have our All-Star point guard come Sunday if Kemba Walker decides to leave the Charlotte Hornets and take his talents elsewhere.

US defeats France 2-1, advances to semis in World Cup

The U.S. advances in the tournament and will play England on July 2.

Panthers Hold 7-on-7 High School Football Passing Tournament for Local Teams

Today, the Carolina Panthers hosted the 7-on-7 High School Passing Tournament. This event is designed to provide high-level competition between North and South Carolina’s top high school football teams.

Goins’ Homer Powers Knights Past Stripers 9-6

A clutch home run in their final turn at the plate gave the Charlotte Knights a 9-6 win over the Gwinnett Stripers on Wednesday night at BB&T Ballpark in the opener of their two-game set.

Tickets going on sale for 2019 Panthers London game

Tickets for the Carolina Panthers v Tampa Bay Buccaneers game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium go on sale on Thursday, June 27 at 5 a.m. EST.

Gov. Roy Cooper signs bill into law allowing alcohol sales at athletic facilities of UNC schools

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed a bill into law Wednesday that authorizes boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities.

  UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees authorizes pilot program to sell alcohol at athletic facilities as House Bill 389 passes

House Bill 389 would authorize boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities.

Amazon’s inside look at Cam Newton and Panthers’ 2018 season coming in July

The series — similar to NFL Network’s “Hard Knocks” — will detail everything from last season, from the team’s 6-2 start to its seven-game losing streak, and even through Cam Newton’s shoulder struggles and David Tepper’s first season as owner.

Experienced coaching staff hoping to lead Legion Collegiate Academy to great things in football

Building a high school football program from scratch is always tough, but imagine doing it without a permanent home in your first season. That is exactly the task for Legion Collegiate Academy in Rock Hill.

Knights drop finale in Durham 5-1

The Charlotte Knights couldn’t overcome a late Durham Bulls rally in a 5-1 loss to their in-state foes in the finale of their two-game series on Tuesday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

  Seby Zavala continues to honor former college coach, late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn

When you have been coached by one of the greatest hitters of all time, expectations can get high. That is the case for Charlotte Knights catcher Seby Zavala as his former college coach is the late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.

Knights drop Monday’s opener in Durham 7-2

Catcher Seby Zavala and right fielder Paulo Orlando launched solo home runs, but the Charlotte Knights dropped the first game of their quick two-game series against the Durham Bulls by a score of 7-2 on Monday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Blackhawks acquire de Haan in trade with Hurricanes

Chicago Blackhawks acquire defenseman Calvin de Haan in trade with Carolina Hurricanes

  Panthers: Cam Newton offers big money for better airplane seat. Gets turned down.

So on a flight back from Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, Newton offered $1,500 to a passenger to change seats. Newton was hoping for a seat with more room. But Newton was turned down.

New Hornets draft pick secretly recorded sex videos in high school, lawsuits say

Six months before the Charlotte Hornets selected Jalen McDaniels in the second round of the NBA Draft, the former San Diego State standout was sued by two female high school classmates, who claim that McDaniels recorded them performing sexual acts without their consent.

Knights Sweep Doubleheader Over Bats

Behind a pair of offensive explosions and two great pitching performances, the Charlotte Knights beat the Louisville Bats by scores of 11-4 and 7-6 to sweep a doubleheader on Saturday at BB&T Ballpark.

Escobar’s walk-off grand slam wins It for Knights on Friday

Exciting. Thrilling. Exhilarating. Electrifying. Heroic.

Hornets impressed by first-round pick PJ Washington’s drive

Charlotte Hornets select PJ Washington with the No. 12 overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft.

Trail Blazers select Nassir Little with 25th pick

The Portland Trail Blazers selected North Carolina forward Nassir Little with the 25th pick in the NBA draft

Wolves pick Johnson in proposed swap with Suns for Culver

Timberwolves draft Johnson at No. 11 in proposed deal with Saric for No. 6 pick Culver

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick

The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday

Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick

The New York Knicks selected Duke freshman swingman RJ Barrett with the third pick in the NBA draft

It’s official! Pelicans draft Zion Williamson first overall

Zion was the AP Player of the Year

Page Wofford takes over as head football coach at Northwestern

It has been a crazy off season for the Northwestern football program, but on Thursday, Page Wofford was announced as the new head coach in hopes of stabilizing the situation.

Hornets select PJ Washington with 12th pick in NBA Draft

The Charlotte Hornets are adding young players to their team in the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday night.

  Tim Tebow meets UNC Charlotte shooting survivor Drew Pescaro

It wasn’t the first time Drew Pescaro and Tim Tebow had talked, but it was the first time they had met.

Knights rally late to top Mets 9-7

With a four-run bottom of the seventh, the Charlotte Knights stormed back to defeat the Syracuse Mets 9-7 in the second game of their three-game series on Wednesday night at BB&T Ballpark.

  Charlotte falls to Syracuse in extra innings

The Charlotte Knights 6 game home stand did not get off to a great start as Syracuse won Tuesday night 4-3.

Charlotte Hornets Hold Two Final Workouts Ahead of NBA Draft

Tuesday, the Charlotte Hornets hosted two workouts – morning and afternoon sessions in preparation for NBA Draft on Thursday, June 20.

Charlotte Knights start a 6 game home stand on Tuesday

After a 6 game road trip that saw them go 1-5, the Charlotte Knights are glad to be back home as they start a 6 game home stand Tuesday at BB&T Ballpark.

Knights defeated by Rochester in twin bill

The Charlotte Knights ended their six-game road trip with a pair of losses to the Rochester Red Wings by scores of 11-5 and 3-2 in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Frontier Field.

Bell wins at Iowa for 4th victory of 2019

Christopher Bell won the NASCAR Xfinity series race at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season and his second straight in Newton

NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960

NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960; Moffitt wins Trucks race after Chastain's truck fails inspection

‘I got goosebumps:’ Son of late Charlotte Hornets star works out for the team

Trey Phills looked like a natural on the court, keeping his breathing level with his eyes focused on the basket.

  Charlotte 49ers baseball coach Loren Hibbs retires

After 27 years as the baseball head coach of the Charlotte 49ers, Loren Hibbs has decided to retire.

  Mallard Creek LB Trenton Simpson commits to Auburn

Mallard Creek four star linebacker Trenton Simpson will be taking his talents to Auburn after his final season at the Creek.

Kemba Walker’s basketball future in Charlotte still up in the air

With NBA free agency starting on June 30th, Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker is still undecided where he will play in 2019-2020.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

Improved pass rush should help Carolina Panthers secondary

With the prospects of Gerald McCoy, Dontari Poe, and Kawann Short as part of a dynamite front line mixed in with speed rushers like Bruce Irvin, Mario Addison, and Brian Burns, the Carolina Panthers pass rush should be much better in 2019. That is great news for the Panthers secondary...

  Charlotte Hornet Cody Zeller knows there are big shoes to fill out there, makes major donation to Samaritan’s Feet

Charlotte Hornets player Cody Zeller will make some young men very happy with a major donation to Samaritan’s Feet.