Stories by Steve Reed

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Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014

49ers oust Panthers, return to NFC title game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Colin Kaepernick threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the San Francisco 49ers shut down Cam Newton and defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to ...
By Steve Reed

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Carolina Panthers are home underdogs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It doesn't surprise safety Mike Mitchell that the Carolina Panthers are only the third home underdog in the NFL divisional playoffs in the past 20 years.
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

Panthers WR Steve Smith not recovering as fast as thought

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith says his injured knee is "not feeling as good as thought it would."
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Newton must beat 49ers to get where he wants to go

Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton must beat Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers to get his team where he wants them to go - the Super Bowl.
By Steve Reed

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Panthers look forward to bye week

Carolina hopes wide receiver Steve Smith, running back Jonathan Stewart and defensive tackle Colin Cole can return after bye.
By Steve Reed

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Durant leads Thunder to victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kevin Durant had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats 89-85 on Friday night.
By Steve Reed

Backups have to step up for Panthers, injured Smith

Backups at receiver will have to step up for the Carolina Panthers and injured star Steve Smith.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

Panthers rally past Saints, clinch playoff berth

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Domenik Hixon with 23 seconds left to lift the Carolina Panthers to a 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints.
By Steve Reed

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

Panthers look to silence Brees, Saints

The Carolina Panthers will look to silence New Orleans QB Drew Brees with NFC South title hopes and a first-round bye at stake.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013

Panthers' secondary silences Jets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton threw for 273 yards and a touchdown, Captain Munnerlyn had two sacks and returned an interception 42 yards for a score and the Panthers bounced back from their most ...
By Steve Reed

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

Rex Ryan gets some help from brother

New Yorik Jets coach Rex Ryan said this week he's talked at length to his brother Rob, defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, about slowing down multi-talented quarterback Cam Newton and ...
By Steve Reed

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Duke undaunted as big underdog

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Duke cornerback Ross Cockrell is not offended the No. 20 Blue Devils are a 29-point underdog to Jameis Winston and top-ranked Florida State for Saturday night's ACC championship ...
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Carolina Panthers try to shore up secondary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera sees one potential flaw with his team's stellar defensive play so far this season. "Apparently we like to bite on the double moves," Rivera said.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Newton takes big step as NFL quarterback

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said quarterback Cam Newton took another huge step in his development as a quarterback in Monday's victory over New England.
By Steve Reed

Newton carries Panthers past Patriots

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn Jr. with 59 seconds left and the Carolina Panthers held off the New England Patriots 24-20 on Monday night for their sixth ...
By Steve Reed

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Atlanta Hawks pull away to win against Charlotte Bobcats

Al Horford scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks defeated Charlotte 103-94 to hand Bobcats coach Steve Clifford a loss in his first game back since undergoing a heart procedure.
By Steve Reed

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

'New" Cam Newton has emerged for Panthers

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has completed 81.3 percent (35 of 43) of his passes the past two weeks for 446 yards with four touchdown passes and no interceptions while leading the ...
By Steve Reed

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Gordon captures pole at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Jeff Gordon carried over a strong performance in Kansas last weekend to Thursday night by winning the pole for the race Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Steve Reed

Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Panthers' Newton tries to control emotions

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has a plan to become a better leader: He intends to keep his frustrations in check because, in the past, they have been a distraction to his teammates.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013

Carolina Panthers' Smith is driven

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith said the reason he's been able to play 12 years in the NFL is because he never allowed himself to get complacent.
By Steve Reed

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