North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora claimed that the future of America was tied to football and denied any link between football and brain damage, which will only hurt a sport that needs to find a safe path forward instead of helping it.
Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper is poised for change: Possibilities include MLS, gambling and high school football at Bank of America Stadium; new SC practice fields; training camp leaving Spartanburg.
First impressions of new Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper from his news conference at Bank of America Stadium: He’s relaxed. The billionaire hedge fund manager is quick with his answers. He’s direct. He’s succinct.
Whether the statue of Carolina Panthers founder Jerry Richardson stays or goes at Bank of America Stadium is not terribly important. It is not a testament to the legacy of the man who brought the NFL to Charlotte.
Short takes: Thoughts on NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony, Charlotte Hornets point guard Tony Parker as well as rookies Miles Bridges and Devonte Graham, former Duke Blue Devils star Grayson Allen’s fighting style and movie “American Animal.”
NBA: When when I think about Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo, acquired in a trade from the Orland Magic, I remember something he said during his first stint in Charlotte. “I enjoy life. I enjoy everything.”
Carolina Panthers’ first 2018 NFL training camp practice in Spartanburg, S.C., is July 26. That’s rookies and veterans, including players I’m curious about such as WRs Curtis Samuel, D.J. Moore and Torrey Smith. Who will Cam Newton target?
New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper says he is "contractually" obligated to keep the 13-foot statue of former owner Jerry Richardson exactly where it stands outside the north gate of Bank of America Stadium.
Everyone makes mistakes in their job, but mine have the bad habit of showing up in print. Here are five of the dumbest predictions I have ever made, encompassing the Carolina Panthers, the NBA draft and Charlotte's PGA Tour golf tournament.
The NFL announced it has substantiated workplace misconduct allegations against former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. Richardson has sold the team, but he needs to take that 13-foot statue at Bank of America Stadium with him.
Thoughts on NBA Rookie of the Year (Ben Simmons vs. Donovan Mitchell), MVP (James Harden vs. LeBron James) and Kemba Walker’s Sportsmanship Award; July Fourth fireworks; BB&T Ballpark; Amazon’s “Goliath;” IFC’s “Brockmire.”
Boxer Christy Salters Martin, a Charlotte resident and the former women’s lightweight champion, will promote a boxing card Saturday at CenterStage@Noda, her sixth in North Carolina and, she says, the best.