The 2019 NFL Draft headed toward record territory in the early goings. The Carolina Panthers were a part of that milestone. There were 11 defensive linemen selected in the first round including the Carolina Panthers' pick at the 16th spot. While some believed the Panthers might try to move up to claim more highly touted pass rushers, the team stayed in line with their early interests. They stuck with the sixteenth spot and chose DE Brian Burns from Florida State. The 6-5 2
ADSN's Carolina Hurricanes coverage in conjunction with Triangle Sports Network RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Staal would not be denied, and neither would the Carolina Hurricanes, not ready for this magical season to end. In a flurry around the goal mouth early in the third period, with the season on the line, Staal backhanded in a rebound for the go-ahead goal as the Carolina Hurricanes avoided elimination with a 5-2 Game 6 victory Monday night over the Washington Capitals. Game 7
ADSN's Carolina Hurricanes coverage produced in conjunction with Triangle Sports Network RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes pulled one shoulder up off the mat on Monday. Trailing 2-0 in their best-of-seven opening-round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Washington Capitals, the Hurricanes were looking at being pinned if they couldn’t win pivotal Game 3. Two-goal finishes from Warren Foegele and Dougie Hamilton along with a single from Brock McGinn fortified an 1
ADSN's Carolina Hurricanes coverage produced in conjunction with Triangle Sports Network RALEIGH, NC - The Stanley Cup playoffs return to PNC Arena for the first time in a decade. Down 2-0 in their opening-round series against the defending champion Washington Capitals, the Carolina Hurricanes look to use home ice to their advantage on Monday. Though they haven’t beaten the Caps in six meetings this season, they’ve been close and possess the ability to end that run. Playing i
Tonight at 8:0 p.m., the Charlotte Hornets (39-42) take the court for their final regular season game. Along with that - their hopes to make the NBA playoffs. As it stands, the Hornets, who sit one game behind the Pistons, need a win against the Orlando Magic (41-40) as well as a gift from Detroit to squeak into the eight and final playoff spot - the first time since 2016. Orlando beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday and Brooklyn won on the road against the Indiana Pacers to l
Magic Johnson surprised the entire basketball world tonight when he announced he is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson announced he would be stepping down during the pregame hours before the Lakers' game versus Portland at the Staples Center. The game is the Lakers' final game of the regular season which is also their final game for the 2018-19 season. It is also the first time the LeBron James will miss the post-season i
The Charlotte Hornets (38-42) are keeping their playoff hopes alive thanks to Kemba Walker's high-scoring performance at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday evening. The Detroit Piston's (39-41) had no answer for Walker's 20 first half points that put Charlotte up by 18 points headed into the half. Walker finished the game with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. In the second half, Charlotte remained in control with the help of Frank Kaminski's season-hig
Friday afternoon was a life-changing moment for several local charities and their participants. It was all thanks to the efforts of Panthers Legend Julius Peppers. The money, which was raised in February during Peppers' Charity Sneaker Ball at the Harvey B. Gant Center in Charlotte, was donated to three local charities to help boost their efforts in serving the community. "I feel like we all have a responsibility and obligation to serve and help others." Peppers said. "We're
If the Toronto Raptors (56-24) are Superman, Jeremy Lamb is certainly their Kryptonite. For the second time this season, Lamb's last second shot lifted the hornets to a win over the Raptors. This time, however, instead of a heave from mid-court it was from a well orchestrated dish from Kemba Walker (29 PTS, 11/18 FG, 8 AST) to lift the Charlotte Hornets (37-42) to a 113-111 victory. Lamb finished with 22 points alongside Frank Kaminski. The keys to the game for the Hornets
The Charlotte Knights took the field for the first time in the 2019 season on Thursday night in front of the largest Opening Night crowd in the history of BB&T Ballpark. They finished the evening with a well earned win over their in-state rival Durham Bulls. Knights starting pitcher Donny Roach struggled in the early goings allowing six runs on nine hits over three innings as Durham jumped out to an early lead. Durham's scoring efforts were kicked off by Andrew Velazquez who
The Charlotte Hornets (35-41) struggled to remain in contention after poor shooting in the first half versus the Utah Jazz (46-30). The Hornets trailed 52-39 after two quarters of play. The only bright spot for Charlotte in the first half was Jeremy Lamb who finished the game with 23 points.
Charlotte was low on fire-power and low-post muscle as Cody Zeller continued his bout with a sore left knee. And Nic Batum joined him on the list of players sitting out against the Jazz.