The Carolina Panthers’ Tree Lighting, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors was held on Tuesday night in uptown Charlotte. The free celebration took place outside Bank of America Stadium, on the corner of Mint Street and Graham Street. Panthers fans enjoyed appearances by Sir Purr, the TopCats Cheerleaders, the PurrCussion Drumline, the Black & Blue Crew and Santa Claus. Team owner David Tepper and his wife Nancy were on hand to light the tree to the delight of the massive c
At the end of regulation at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, the Carolina Panthers were handed a painful 34-31 loss courtesy of Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. The win for the Saints evened the all-time series between the two teams at 25-25. Despite being hit with their third straight loss, the team had some positive takeaways. Running back Christian McCaffrey, who entered the game on Sunday leading the NFL with 157.6 scrimmage yards per game and 16 total touchdo
Former NBA guard and recent participant in Ice Cube's "Big 3" basketball league, Anthony Morrow, is continuing to grow his efforts to give back to the Charlotte community where he grew up. Friday marked the third-annual Anthony Morrow Charities Thanksgiving Bash that provides holiday meals for underprivileged youth and families in the queen city. The event is just one of the many events held throughout the year, primarily centered in west Charlotte, that serve local youth an
As the Carolina Panthers (5-5) travel to New Orleans for the week 12, NFC South match-up against the Saint (8-2), there are a lot unanswered questions on both sides of the ball for head coach Ron Rivera. The first piece is getting back to the passing attempt/rushing attempts balance the team had during their 4-game win streak. It is the most critical part of the puzzle for Carolina. Christian McCaffrey is average 157.6 scrimmage yards per game, leads the league with 1,059 rus
Throughout the NFL's storied past, there have been a multitude of great ball carriers that have run between the tackles. And with every new season comes the question - who is the best. This year, during the leagues celebration of one hundred years of competition on the record books, the NFL is making a list of the top players at the position. The process to select and celebrate the historic team began in early 2018 with the selection of a 26-person blue-ribbon voting panel.
Today, the NFL released the following statement on their efforts to improve helmet technology and safety for its players. New York, NY (November 19, 2019) - The National Football League (NFL) today announced the submission window is now open for innovators, engineers and entrepreneurs to apply for up to $2 million in grant funding to support the creation of a new, top-performing football helmet. Grantees will then use the funds to create helmet prototypes to be submitted as p
The Carolina Panthers dropped to (5-5) on Sunday after a disappointing loss to the Atlanta Falcons (3-7) in front of their home crowd at Bank of America Stadium. Quarterback Kyle Allen (31-50, 325 YDS) threw four interceptions and was sacked five times en route to a 29-3 drubbing by the Falcons. Falcons' QB Matt Ryan was 21-31 for 311 YDS, 1 TD The Panthers travel to New Orleans next week to face division rival New Orleans Saints. #Panthers #Falcons #NFL #finalscore
Before the Charlotte Hornets (5-7) took the floor vs. the Detroit Pistons (4-9) in Charlotte on Friday, head coach James Borrego talked about the team's need to play with consistency on the defensive end. In particular, he maintained that the the Hornets would have to limit the Pistons from achieving any 30-plus pojnt quarters. He couldn't have imagined that despite that not being the case, the Hornets would win the game 109-106 on a last second shot. In addition to shooting
The Charlotte Hornets (4-7) will look to get back in the win column after losing their last three games when they host the Detroit Pistons (4-8) at the Spectrum Center on Friday night. But they'll need to reign in their tendency to let opponents erupt into high scoring quarters - particularly those that go over 30-points. Avoiding the 30-plus point quarter is something head coach James Borrego has been stressing to his team since training camp. In Wednesday night's game vs. t
On Tuesday NFL clubs were informed that there would be a private workout conducted for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday in Atlanta, according to a report by ESPN. The workout is said to be comprised of an on-the-field portion and an interview portion. The league is reported to have invited all of its member teams. Wednesday afternoon, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid responded to reporters questions about the matter. "It feels like the same play from the
The Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz title fight rematch continues to gain momentum for the heavyweight division. Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions Countdown special recently earned a season-best 686,000 viewers. The segment was released two weeks after the debut of Wilder vs. Ortiz: PBC Fight Camp, which aired on Oct. 27 and drew a series-record 2.247 million viewers.
NASCAR penalized two teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as well as three other league teams for lug-nut violations after last week’s action at ISM Raceway. Each of the teams had a lug-nut that was not properly secured in the post-race inspection. The Monster Energy Series teams that were penalized were the No. 2 Team Penske Ford driven by Brad Keselowski and the No. 53 Rick Ware Racing Ford driven by JJ Yeley. NASCAR fined crew chiefs Paul Wolfe and Mike Hillman Sr