Stories by Steve Reed

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Panthers coach ready to turn the page

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera congratulated his players on a special season Tuesday before they packed their bags and headed out the door, then flipped the page forward to next season.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Newton has no apologies for Super Bowl reaction

Cam Newton isn't saying sorry for sulking after the Super Bowl.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Newton's rough night dooms Panthers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Cam Newton's dream season ended with a nightmare performance.
By Steve Reed

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Coleman, ex-teammate overcome tragedy, form bond

SAN JOSE, Calif. - There was a time when Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman wasn't sure if he should - or even could - play football again.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

"Keep pounding" motto has a past with the Panthers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — “Keep pounding.” The words have become synonymous with the NFC champion Carolina Panthers. “It’s a way of life around here,” assistant defensive line coach Sam Mills ...
By Steve Reed

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Panthers made attempt to getManning before 1998 draft

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If the Carolina Panthers had their way, maybe Peyton Manning would be playing for them - not against them - in the Super Bowl.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Fast starts have sparked Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Denver Broncos may want to make sure they get off to a fast start if they hope to beat the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Newton said race, his ability, could bother his detractors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested Wednesday that race might play a factor in why he's become a lightning rod for public criticism.
By Steve Reed

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Panthers count on Stewart to set the tone

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera likes to refer to Pro Bowl running back Jonathan Stewart as his team's "tempo setter."
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Newton has Panthers on a Super run

Quarterback Cam Newton is in position to get the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl for the first time since 2003.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Panthers struggling to hold big leads

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers problem hasn't been building big leads this season, it has been keeping them.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Continuity key to Panthers' success on offense

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers have a reputation of being a defensive team. Cam Newton is changing that perception in his fifth season.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Patience of Panthers' owner saved Rivera

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - While Ron Rivera is a coach of the year candidate for the second time in three seasons after leading the Panthers to an NFL-best 15-1 record, his footing in Carolina wasn't ...
By Steve Reed

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Carolina believes it is better than Seattle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers no longer appear apprehensive about playing the two-time defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

Cam Newton, Panthers beat Bucs, clinch NFC's No. 1 seed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more, and the Carolina Panthers captured the NFC's No. 1 seed for the first time in their history with a 38-10 win over the ...
By Steve Reed

Panthers look to rebound after suffering first loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers are looking to put aside the missed opportunity of an unbeaten season and refocus on capturing home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Panthers can't rest starters for playoffs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has no choice but to play his starters Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs still up for grabs.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Price enjoying first year as head basketball coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Former NBA guard Mark Price is experiencing some growing pains in his first year as coach of the Charlotte 49ers.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Panthers coach says no more bats on field

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A frustrated Ron Rivera will no longer allow Carolina players to bring baseball bats on the field before games even though he said the Panthers have done nothing wrong.
By Steve Reed

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Panthers remained true to blueprint during rise

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers (13-0) have gone from being the joke of the NFC South last December with a 3-8-1 record to darlings of the league in a little more than a year.
By Steve Reed
 
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