REPORT: App State’s Eli Drinkwitz headed to Mizzou

Chris Low tweeted Sunday that Eli Drinkwitz had reached an agreement to coach Missouri, which went 6-6 and fired head coach Barry Odom after the season.

Carolina Panthers sign linebacker Shaq Thompson to a 4 year extension

Jones hits 32, Coastal Carolina slips past Winthrop 92-88

Gudmundsson leads Davidson over Northeastern 70-63

Supica, Edwards lead Charlotte over UNC Wilmington 76-57

  Charlotte soccer clubs looking forward to new MLS team

  Sources: Major League Soccer to announce Charlotte as newest franchise

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  Former South Point HS football coaches call Panthers interim head coach Perry Fewell ‘a character guy’

Source: Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to have surgery for Lisfranc injury

  Ron Rivera addresses being fired by Panthers: ‘Get ready for the next chapter’

  Local charities, organizations thankful for Rivera family’s contribution to Charlotte

Who is Perry Fewell, Panthers interim coach? Gaston native, ‘fundamentals’ guy

  City of Charlotte can’t answer how tax funds are being spent on big projects ahead of MLS decision

Oubre’s late 3s lift Suns past Hornets 109-104

Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 23 points, including two clutch 3-pointers in the final minute to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 109-104 victory over the Charlotte Hornets

  MLS meeting Thursday to discuss expansion, Charlotte

A MLS spokesperson though said no timeline has been finalized on an announcement about which city will be granted a franchise.

Charlotte 49ers to play in the Bahamas Bowl

2019 has been a history making year for the Charlotte 49ers football program and on December 20th, it will culmenate in the Bahamas.

Guice, Redskins hold on to beat Panthers 29-21

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

Grading the Carolina Panthers in their fourth straight loss, this time to Washington

UNC defeats NC State 41-10 to become bowl-eligible

Bucks rout Hornets, 137-96; Giannis’ double-double run ends

Duke beats Miami 27-17 to snap 5-game slide

Martin lifts Charlotte past SC-Upstate 83-47

LeMay leads the way and Charlotte beats ODU 38-22

Lawrence, No. 3 Clemson dominate South Carolina 38-3

Trevor Lawrence threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns and No. 3 Clemson won its 27th straight victory with a 38-3 win over rival South Carolina on Saturday

Brooks, Michigan upset No. 6 UNC 73-64 in Battle 4 Atlantis

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

Flames coach Peters apologizes to black player for language

Without specifically revealing the words he used, Peters wrote his comments to Akim Aliu were the source of both anger and disappointment.

Hornets beat Pistons for 8th straight time, 102-101

Charlotte knocks off Detroit for an eighth straight time

Jamison lifts Gardner-Webb past Northern Colorado 67-62

Eric Jamison Jr. posts 21 points plus 11 rebounds as Gardner-Webb narrowly beats Northern Colorado 67-62 in the Cancun Challenge

Allen lifts Georgia St. past Charlotte 81-78 in OT

Corey Allen scores 17 points as Georgia State narrowly defeats Charlotte 81-78 in overtime

10 things Panthers fans can be thankful for on Thanksgiving. And yes, I’m serious.

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.

Panthers lose Poe, Van Roten to season-ending injuries

The Panthers have placed starting defensive tackle Dontari Poe and offensive lineman Greg Van Roten on injured reserve

Donations pouring in for SFA senior, his family after his game-winning shot vs Duke

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.

Stephen F. Austin stuns No. 1 Duke, 85-83 in OT

Nathan Bain stole the ball and hit a layup at the overtime buzzer and Stephen F. Austin knocked off No. 1 Duke 85-83 on Tuesday night.

  NFL star Mario Addison holds annual turkey giveaway in Birmingham, talks about the brother he lost to violence

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.

Saints fans go viral after heartfelt Facebook post

The Who Dat Nation has come together to help a couple of Saints fans.

  Cam Newton’s future with Panthers is murky, but he was clear: ‘Charlotte is home.’

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.

Heat remain unbeaten at home, roll past Hornets 117-100

Adebayo, Butler score 21 apiece, Heat remain unbeaten at home with 117-100 win over Hornets

Gardner-Webb University announces head football coach Carroll McCray will not return

Gardner-Webb University announced Sunday that Carroll McCray would not return as head football coach following seven seasons at the helm.

Panthers waste a fine performance from Kyle Allen in devastating loss to Saints

Behind Allen’s dramatically better decision-making, the Panthers came nearly all the way back from deficits of 14-0 and 31-18 against New Orleans.

Charlotte bowl eligible for first time, beats Marshall 24-13

Victor Tucker scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns, and Charlotte is bowl eligible for the first time with its 24-13 victory over Marshall

Evans scores 3 TDs, No. 23 App State tops Texas State 35-13

Darrynton Evans ran for 154 yards and three second-half touchdowns and No. 23 Appalachian State avoided another home upset with a big second half to beat Texas State 35-13 on a rain-soaked day

  Charlotte men’s soccer scores 3-1 win in NCAA first round

Charlotte rattled off three unanswered goals to overtake Mercer, 3-1, in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Div. I Men's Soccer Tournament, Thursday in front of a crowd of 1,476 at Transamerica Field.

Williams carries Appalachian St. past Charlotte 64-55

O'Showen Williams posts 19 points as Appalachian State beats Charlotte, 64-55

Christian McCaffrey earns elite 99 Madden rating

The 23-year-old Stanford product became the youngest player to collect a 99 rating on Madden, the popular NFL video game, according to a press release from the game.

Belk to end 9-year run as sponsor of annual Charlotte bowl game

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.

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson to retire after 2020 season

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson indicated that 2020 will be his last season in the NASCAR Cup Series.

  ‘Big’ basketball tournament headed to Charlotte in 2021

Tuesday, the Big South conference, which is headquartered in Charlotte, announced it would be bringing its tournaments to Charlotte from 2021 to 2023, at a press conference at Bojangles Coliseum.

David Tepper unplugged: Panthers owner riffs on QBs, stadiums and what he despises most

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).

  Dale Earnhardt Sr. won his first race on asphalt there. Now the old Charlotte track could become retail space

Charlotte City Council will be considering at Monday night’s zoning meeting to transform the old Metrolina Speedway into retail space.

Analysis: If Panthers can’t find a cohesive O-line, Kyle Allen will be picked apart

Sunday was the game that the Panthers couldn’t afford to lose.

Young score 24, Charlotte tops Wake Forest 67-65 in overtime

Freshman Jahmir Young scored 24 points and Charlotte snapped a long losing streak to ACC opponents by beating Wake Forest 67-65 in overtime

10 things that went very, very wrong in Panthers’ embarrassing home loss to Falcons

The Carolina Panthers played so poorly in a 29-3 loss against Atlanta on Sunday at home that they were booed off the field by many of their own fans at halftime.

Thomas leads Appalachian St. to 56-27 win over Georgia St.

Zac Thomas passed for four touchdowns and ran for another, Darrynton Evans had 131 yards rushing and a score, and Appalachian State beat Georgia State 56-27

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Devonte’ Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 103-102 victory over the New York Knicks

Lawrence throws 4 TDs as No. 3 Clemson tops Deacons 52-3

Trevor Lawrence tied his career high with four touchdown passes to lead No. 3 Clemson to a 52-3 victory over Wake Forest

'I was one of them long ago’: Brett Favre talks to kids at Boys and Girls Club

NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre stopped by the Bay St. Louis Boys and Girls Club Friday afternoon.

  Fans brave chilly temps for state championship game between Providence Day School and Metrolina Christian Academy

The chilly temperatures and chance of wet weather didn’t keep fans from showing up at the NCISAA State Football Championship Friday night.

Anthony, No. 6 North Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 77-61

Freshman star Cole Anthony had 28 points to help sixth-ranked North Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 77-61 on Friday night

Monk hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Hornets beat Pistons 109-106

Malik Monk hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Charlotte Hornets a 109-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph currently facing no suspension for role in Myles Garrett altercation

The NFL handed down punishments to several players involved in an on-field altercation between Myles Garrett, Mason Rudolph, and other members of the Browns and Steelers.

Myles Garrett ejected after assaulting QB Mason Rudolph with helmet in the final seconds of Browns vs. Steelers game

Myles Garrett rolled on the ground with QB Mason Rudolph before ripping his helmet off and hitting him over the head.

Carolina Panthers will not attend Colin Kaepernick’s workout for NFL teams in Atlanta

The NFL is holding a workout for quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday, and although all 32 teams were invited to attend, the Carolina Panthers will not be among them.

Ja Morant lifts Grizzlies past Hornets with late layup

Rookie Ja Morant scored on a driving left-handed layup with 0.7 seconds left to give the Memphis Grizzlies 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets

Edwards scores 16 to carry Charlotte past Davidson 71-58

Drew Edwards registered 16 points as Charlotte beat cross-county rival Davidson 71-58 in the annual Battle for the Hornet's Nest game

No. 2 Duke rolls past Central Arkansas 105-54 for 3-0 start

Freshman Matthew Hurt scored a season-high 19 points to help second-ranked Duke beat Central Arkansas 105-54 on Tuesday night

NFL invites all 32 teams to private workout for Colin Kaepernick

All 32 teams were invited to attend after several teams inquired about Kaepernick's readiness to return to football after a near three-year absence.

Dallas Cowboys Michael Bennett says his teammates convinced him to stand for the national anthem

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.

Yes, the Panthers lost. But that was quarterback Kyle Allen’s best performance yet

I know Kyle Allen played for the losing team Sunday.

Packers’ Jones scores 3 TDs in 24-16 win over Carolina

Preston Smith and the Green Bay Packers' defense stopped Christian McCaffrey at the goal line as time expired and the Packers defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-16 on a snowy Sunday at Lambeau Field

Embiid scores 18, leads 76ers past Hornets 114-106

Joel Embiid had 18 points and nine rebounds, Al Horford scored 15 and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets

Grading the Carolina Panthers in their snowy loss at the Green Bay Packers

The Panthers went to Lambeau Field hoping for an upset of the Packers in the snow, but fell short, 24-16.

Chad Morris fired as Arkansas football coach, Lunney Jr. named interim coach

The University of Arkansas has fired Chad Morris as its head football coach, according to a report from content partner KATV.

Appalachian St beats Gamecocks 20-15 for 2nd Power Five win

Appalachian State defeated South Carolina 20-15 for its second Power Five win this season

Segura’s late INT seals Charlotte’s 28-21 win at UTEP

Chris Reynolds threw for a career-high 354 yards and two touchdowns and added 91 yards rushing to help Charlotte beat UTEP 28-21 as the 49ers got their first road win of the season

GAME UPDATES: LSU faces Alabama in historic matchup in Tuscaloosa

The game starts at 2:30 p.m. and airs on CBS.

MLS commissioner speaks on potential of Charlotte landing a professional soccer team

MLS commissioner Don Garber spoke about Charlotte’s push for an MLS team Friday night.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Celtics beat Hornets 108-87 in Walker’s return to Charlotte

Jayson Tatum scored 23 points, and Kemba Walker got a win in an emotional return to Charlotte as the Boston Celtics defeated the Hornets 108-87

Zunic drains 2 late 3s to help Winthrop past Hartford 67-57

Kyle Zunic drained two straight treys in the final minutes as Winthrop pulled away to win its first game of the season

Forrest, Johnson carry Appalachian St. over Ferrum 83-56

Justin Forrest scores 17 points to lead five Appalachian State players in double figures as the Mountaineers rout Ferrum, 83-56

‘Magical’ Kemba Walker back in Charlotte for the first time as a Boston Celtic

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.