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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

Monday, Jan. 4, 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

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

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

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Panthers' Stewart out for Sunday's game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers will be without starting running back Jonathan Stewart on Sunday against the New York Giants as they look to keep their unbeaten season intact.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Legendary coach Don Shula rooting for his son, Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hall of Fame coach Don Shula is rooting for the Carolina Panthers to join his 1972 Miami Dolphins as the only undefeated Super Bowl champions. Well, indirectly anyway.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

Unbeaten Panthers blank Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons' season hit a low Sunday as they fell to the unbeaten Carolina Panthers 38-0, their sixth consecutive loss and seventh in the last eight games.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Carolina quarterback is putting together an MVP-like season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton is building a strong case for NFL Most Valuable Player. Behind the play of the multi-dimensional fifth-year quarterback, the Panthers have already wrapped up the ...
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Newton won't let himself forget how lucky he was in truck accident

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton hasn't forgotten about the frightening automobile accident one year ago that caused his pickup truck to flip near a highway overpass. It left him hospitalized with two ...
By Steve Reed

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Newton has been 'at his best' in the clutch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is thriving this season with the game on the line.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Clemson hangs on to beat North Carolina, wins ACC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 1 Clemson stayed unbeaten.
By Steve Reed
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