Just hours after news of Ron Rivera's firing broke, representatives from different Charlotte organizations and groups voiced their appreciation for what the coach and his family have done for people in the area.
Perry Fewell, who grew up in Gaston County and played for South Point High, was elevated from Panthers defensive backs coach after Ron Rivera was fired Tuesday. He will serve out the rest of the season and be considered for the job beyond this season.
City council members asked months ago for a list of capital projects the city is pledged to but City Manager Marcus Jones has not provided that information as important financial decisions loom over the city.
Derrius Guice ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and the Washington Redskins overcame an early 14-point deficit and held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 29-21 on Sunday for their second straight victory
North Carolina is headed back to a bowl game in the first year of Mack Brown’s second stint as coach after Javonte Williams scored two touchdowns rushing and another receiving in the third quarter to spark a 41-10 win over rival N.C. State.
Eli Brooks matched his career high with 24 points and Michigan ran off 19 unanswered points in the second half to score a big upset, beating sixth-ranked North Carolina 73-64 to reach the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game
If you’re talking about the Carolina Panthers these days, you’re likely talking about the team losing three straight games. Or head coach Ron Rivera’s job security. Or Cam Newton’s foot. Or 28-yard field goals that go wide right.
In the wake of Stephen F. Austin State University’s amazing buzzer-beating win over No. 1 ranked Duke, the college’s Office of Compliance set up a Go Fund Me Account for Nathan Bain’s family, which lost almost everything when Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas.
Thanksgiving is Mario Addison’s favorite holiday and he believes there’s no better way to celebrate than to giveback. On Tuesday, the Carolina Panthers linebacker handed out 300 turkeys to families in need throughout Birmingham.
There likely won’t be a resolution to Newton’s long-term health - or his future with the Panthers - for quite some time. But when it comes to what he wants, he was firm on the fact that Charlotte is not just a place he plays football, it’s home.
The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced Wednesday that Belk will end its run as the title sponsor of Charlotte’s annual college football bowl game after the 2019 Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium.
Without being asked, Tepper referenced the team never posting consecutive winning seasons in its 24-plus years, and its plodding, win-one, lose-one tendencies (Carolina is 195-198-1 in its franchise regular-season history, and 5-5 in 2019).
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Michael Bennett said his new teammates convinced him to stand during the national anthem, reversing his earlier decision to sit on the bench or stay in the locker room while the anthem played.
Kemba Walker, who returns to Spectrum Center on Thursday night for the first time as a Boston Celtic. He was a three-time All-Star in Charlotte, an All-NBA point guard last season, and the franchise’s all-time leading scorer.