Stories by Steve Reed

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Panthers remain unsettled despite 3-0 start

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers find themselves in an unusual state of flux for a team off to a perfect 3-0 start.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

NFL receives mixed grades on diversity

The NFL received a high grade for its racial hiring practices and a C+ for gender hires, according to the annual report released Thursday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Gamecocks' Mitch excited for first start

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — South Carolina sophomore quarterback Connor Mitch will see some familiar faces when he makes his first career college start against border state rival North Carolina in ...
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Rivera to focus on receivers, defensive ends

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Ron Rivera said he'll be paying particularly close attention to his team's wide receivers and defensive ends when the Carolina Panthers open the preseason tonight at Buffalo.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Panthers QB involved in scuffle at training camp

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Emo­tions boiled over and got the best of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton at practice on Monday culminating in a heated scuffle.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Alexander vows to regain Panthers' trust

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Frank Alexander wouldn't have faulted the Carolina Panthers had they released him last year after testing positive four times for marijuana and being suspended twice by the NFL.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Aug 3, 2015

Panthers coach delivers message of total commitment

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera returned to work Monday with a message for his players.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Panthers' secondary is no longer defense's weak link

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Carolina Panthers' secondary is eager to finally break out from the shadows of the perennially strong front seven this season.
By Steve Reed

Friday, July 31, 2015

Panthers' Newton has a fresh outlook on life

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, who escaped serious injury in a car wreck in December, wears a bracelet as a reminder to live life to its fullest - and enjoy the journey.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hornets to host all-star game in 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced at the team's downtown arena Tuesday that the Hornets will play host the league's annual showcase event in 2017.
By Steve Reed

Friday, June 19, 2015

How a florist helped catch suspect

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Debbie Dills thought the black Hyundai next to her at a stoplight looked familiar.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Rory McIlroy cruises to victory in Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, May 16, 2015

McIlroy sets course record, leads by four

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rory McIlroy shot 11-under-par 61 1 to break the Quail Hollow record and take a four-shot lead in the Wells Fargo Championship.
By Steve Reed

Friday, May 15, 2015

Simpson shares Wells Fargo lead

Webb Simpson chipped in twice for birdie and shot 5-under-par 67 for a share of the second-round lead with Robert Streb in the Wells Fargo Championship. Streb had 69 to match Simpson at 10-under 134.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Streb fires 65 to lead at Wells Fargo, ex-Jaguar one back

Streb shot 7-under-par 65 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over former Augusta State star Patrick Reed and Kevin Chappell after the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Artis-Payne looks to make name for himself in Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Running back Cameron Artis-Payne is hoping there's enough room for two Cams in the Carolina Panthers' backfield - him and quarterback Cam Newton.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Hawks rest all five starters, fall to Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- emba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Domestic violence charges against Hardy are dismissed

Prosecutors dismissed domestic violence charges against Carolina Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy on Monday after they said the accuser in the case couldn't be found.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Jordan calls Smith his 'teacher, second father'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Vickers ready to race again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery.
By Steve Reed
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