Stories by Steve Reed

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Panthers' Short won't hold out for new contract

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short said he won't hold out while awaiting a new contract from the Carolina Panthers.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Newton stays busy, tries to shak off Super Bowl loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton might not be over the sting of losing the Super Bowl quite yet, but he's getting there. At least the familiar smile has returned to the Carolina quarterback's face.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Logano looks to continue dominance at Charlotte track

CONCORD, N.C. - Joey Logano has shown he has a pretty good feel for the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Now the question is whether he can go the distance - 600 miles, that is.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Truex Jr. takes Coca-Cola 600 pole

CONCORD, N.C. - Martin Truex Jr. put himself in good position for another strong showing at the Coca-Cola 600, a race he thought he should have won last year.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Parsons, Martin head NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Atlanta gets Super Bowl again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Hahn beats Castro in playoff to win Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - James Hahn beat Roberto Castro with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday in the Wells Fargo Championship to snap a three-month slump.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Fowler out front at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rickie Fowler shot 4-under-par 68 on Saturday to take the third-round lead at the Wells Fargo Championship.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

McIlroy excited to return to Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rory McIlroy is confident a return to one of his favorite golf courses will end his winless streak on the PGA Tour.
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

Monday, Feb. 8, 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

"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
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