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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

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

North Carolina makes its case for College Football Playoff spot

Larry Fedora believes his North Carolina Tar Heels deserve a spot in the College Football Playoffs if they snap Clemson's 15-game winning streak Saturday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference ...
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Panthers take talk of unbeaten season in stride

"Hey, winning is fun, it's very fun," said veteran center Ryan Kalil. "As far as the undefeated stuff, all I know is it's really hard to win every week." But not impossible, said safety Roman ...
By Steve Reed

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Newton has Panthers' offense rolling

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton has plenty of reasons to celebrate these days. The Carolina Panthers are unbeaten and the offense is rolling.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Panthers are in prime position in NFC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers find themselves unbeaten and in control of the NFC at the midway point of the season. And they have winnable games ahead - at least on paper.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Newton's four TDs help carry Panthers to an 8-0 record

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, and the Carolina Panthers took a 37-29 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
By Steve Reed
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