GASTON, N.C. (AP) — Erica Smith, a previous 2022 U.S. Senate candidate who switched to a congressional run, threw on Tuesday her support in the Senate Democratic primary to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have lost starting cornerback Donte Jackson for the remainder of the season to a groin injury.
Jackson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
It has yet to be determined if Jackson, who is due to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason, will need surgery.
Charlotte Hornets (13-10, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (13-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee hosts Charlotte aiming to extend its five-game home winning streak.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The injury bug has gotten Christian McCaffrey yet again.
The Carolina Panthers often-injured running back will miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury, the team announced Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others suffered life-threatening injuries after a weekend of violence in North Carolina's largest city, authorities said.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a series of shootings occurred within a 15-hour period, including a triple shooting early Sunday in northwest Charlotte, The Charlotte Observer reported.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is beginning to experience the hardships of playing behind Carolina’s porous offensive line.
Charlotte Hornets (13-9, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (13-8, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: DeMar DeRozan leads Chicago into a matchup against Charlotte.
Charlotte Hornets (13-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (2-16, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rockets -5.5; over/under is 221.5
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A jury in North Carolina has convicted a man of charges arising from an argument with his ex-girlfriend in which he shot at her car and rammed it while she was at a police station.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As an African American growing up in Queens, New York, Al Holcomb spent his fall Sundays watching Tom Landry and the Dallas Cowboys on television, and dreaming of one day becoming an NFL head coach.
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say the suspect in the killing of a Lenoir-Rhyne University football player has ended in an arrest.
The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that police in Hickory said that suspect Quavius Shamond Izard was found “hiding on a property in Collettsville" by the owner.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed when a tractor-trailer carrying mail on Interstate 85 crashed into a car stuck in the middle of the roadway, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol.
Minnesota Timberwolves (9-9, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (12-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte will try to keep its four-game home win streak alive when the Hornets play Minnesota.
Charlotte Hornets (11-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (4-14, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando will try to end its three-game slide when the Magic take on Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton re-energized the Carolina Panthers and the home crowd in his first start since returning to the franchise that drafted him No.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, Nov. 21 will always be his personal “resurrection day.”
It was on this day 13 years ago that Newton was arrested while at the University of Florida.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke was by far the lesser-known of the two quarterbacks making their return to Charlotte on Sunday.
But it was Heinicke who upstaged Cam Newton by throwing for 206 yards and three touchdowns against the league’s top-ranked pass defense, helping Washington spoil the 2015 MVP's return to Bank of America Stadium with a 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
These aren't exactly the stakes Florida and Florida State had in mind for their end-of-the-season rivalry game.
The Gators and Seminoles both enter Saturday's clash at 5-6, meaning the winner becomes bowl eligible.
Charlotte Hornets (10-8, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (11-5, third in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington hosts Charlotte aiming to extend its four-game home winning streak.
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — A college football player was shot and killed early Saturday outside of an apartment complex in North Carolina, officials said.
According to WBTV-TV, Omari Drovon Alexander, 19, was shot multiple times while he sat in the driver's seat of a black 2015 Chevrolet Camaro in Hickory.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rasheen Ali rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and Marshall beat Charlotte 49-28 on Saturday to remain in the race for the Conference USA East Division title.
Marshall (7-4, 5-2) will face division leader Western Kentucky (7-4, 6-1) next Saturday with the winner earning a trip to the C-USA championship on Dec.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused a North Carolina police officer of needlessly escalating a 2019 standoff before fatally shooting a Black man.
Charlotte Hornets (10-7, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (7-9, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -6; over/under is 226
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a season-high 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets held off a furious second-half rally from Indiana's backups to beat the Pacers 121-118 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule said Cam Newton will start Sunday at quarterback against the Washington Football Team.
Rhule said P.J. Walker, who started in Carolina’s 34-10 win against the Arizona Cardinals last week, could still see action as well since there are portions of the game plan that Newton is still learning.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will return both practice and qualifying to its weekend schedule for all three national series in 2022. The on-track activity had been mostly scrapped the last two seasons during the pandemic.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina diocese and a former priest have been named in a lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse involving a boy at an elementary school that spanned four years.
The lawsuit was filed in Mecklenburg County by attorneys representing the plaintiff, who is identified only as John Doe J.C.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four men have been sentenced to prison in connection with a scheme that used stolen identities to secure bank loans and purchase electronics, federal authorities said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Rivera knew at some point he would have to prepare a game plan to face his former quarterback and longtime friend Cam Newton.
That time is here.
Newton is expected to start Sunday when the Panthers (5-5) host the Washington Football Team (3-6) in a game that pits a quarterback against his former coach of nine seasons in Carolina.
Indiana Pacers (6-10, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (9-7, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte seeks to continue its four-game win streak with a victory against Indiana.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 19 points, Miles Bridges added 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 97-87 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will represent the United States in the upcoming international Race of Champions, an event he won with Jeff Gordon in 2002.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — During a Tuesday morning speech to his new race team, Brad Keselowski told the assembled group something Jack Roush's father had taught him as a child.
“He said the right thing, and it is one of the things my dad used to say, that in a leadership position you never ask anybody to do something you wouldn't do yourself,” Roush told The Associated Press.
Washington Wizards (10-3, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (8-7, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte seeks to continue its three-game win streak with a victory against Washington.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A pair of North Carolina House Democrats announced on Monday they would seek seats in the state Senate in 2022.
Rep. Gale Adcock of Cary, the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, said she'll run for a seat in western Wake County where current Sen.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton proved he can provide the Carolina Panthers with a jolt off the bench playing in certain goal-line and short-yard packages.
Now it becomes a matter of can Newton be as productive as an every-down quarterback when the Panthers return home on Sunday to face his former head coach Ron Rivera and the Washington Football Team.
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson stood at the doorway of the lounge inside a team transporter casually eating from a can of Pringles. Upon noticing his arrival, Chad Knaus spun in his chair to confront the driver he teamed with for seven NASCAR championships.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn’t happy the Golden State Warriors lost in his home city of Charlotte to the Hornets on Sunday night.
But the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player was pretty excited that earlier in the day NFL quarterback Cam Newton returned in a big way to help the Carolina Panthers beat the first-place Cardinals 34-10 in Arizona.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier had a big jump-ball win and made two late free throws to help the Charlotte Hornets snap the Golden State Warriors’ winning streak at seven, 106-102 on Sunday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier sought out Charlotte Hornets teammate Mason Plumlee, the team's 7-foot center, after the game Sunday night game and joked with him that he plans to handle all jump balls going forward.
Golden State Warriors (11-1, first in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (7-7, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Golden State visits the Charlotte Hornets after Stephen Curry scored 40 points in the Warriors' 119-93 win against the Chicago Bulls.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jahmir Young had 25 points as Charlotte got past South Carolina Upstate 76-64 on Friday night.
Young shot 8 for 10 from the foul line.
Robert Braswell IV had 17 points for Charlotte (2-0).
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 24 points on some high-flying dunks and athletic spin moves, point guard LaMelo Ball had a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 12 points, nine assists and five steals, and the Charlotte Hornets erased an early 16-point deficit to beat the New York Knicks 104-96 on Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton was back home in Atlanta enjoying being a father and about to partake in one of his new favorites “taco Tuesday” for dinner when he glanced at his phone and noticed he'd missed a call.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Superman has returned.
Whether or not Cam Newton can rescue the Carolina Panthers' sinking season remains to be seen.
The Panthers (4-5) announced they've signed Newton to a one-year contract, bringing him back to the franchise that drafted him No.
New York Knicks (7-5, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (6-7, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the New York Knicks visit Miles Bridges and the Charlotte Hornets in Eastern Conference play.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns said he thinks New England Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones should apologize for grabbing his right ankle and trying to twist it during last Sunday’s game in Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Darnold will miss at least four weeks with a right shoulder injury, meaning P.J. Walker will take over at quarterback for the Carolina Panthers.
Darnold, who is 4-5 as Carolina's starter, suffered an incomplete fracture of the shoulder blade and will go on injured reserve, coach Matt Rhule announced Wednesday.