Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

Hawaiian trip included basketball, but Davidson players moved by off-court experience

Tue, December 26, 2017

At 7:20 on Christmas morning, there were no presents to unwrap. Instead, the Davidson and Akron basketball teams stood respectfully on court at the Stan Sheriff Center, listening to both … Click to Continue »

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Duke routs Northern Illinois to close season with a flourish

Tue, December 26, 2017

Similar to the path its season took, Duke dominated early, stumbled then collected itself to finish strong in Tuesday’s Quick Lane Bowl. The Blue Devils scored the game’s first two … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte 49ers turn to former N.C. State QB to energize offense

Tue, December 26, 2017

Shane Montgomery, a three-year starting quarterback for N.C. State in the 1980s, was named offensive coordinator at Charlotte, 49ers coach Brad Lambert announced Wednesday. Montgomery, 50, comes to Charlotte from … Click to Continue »

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Kansas State beats UCLA 35-17 in Cactus Bowl

Tue, December 26, 2017

Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA on Tuesday night in what could be the … Click to Continue »

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Leonard, Aldridge lead healthy Spurs past Nets, 109-97

Tue, December 26, 2017

The Spurs' first game with every player healthy and available went as the team expected. There was some hesitation and a rash of early turnovers, but they grew comfortable as … Click to Continue »

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Chandler's dunk, Booker's 32 send Suns past Grizzlies

Tue, December 26, 2017

Tyson Chandler dunked Dragan Bender's inbounds pass from the opposite sideline with 0.4 seconds remaining to give the Phoenix Suns a 99-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. … Click to Continue »

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Mirotic scores 24 points off bench, Bulls beat Bucks 115-106

Tue, December 26, 2017

The Chicago Bulls have been a much better team since Nikola Mirotic got healthy. And not just on offense. The big forward came off the bench to score 24 points … Click to Continue »

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Southwest plans spring flights between Cincinnati, Phoenix

Tue, December 26, 2017

Southwest Airlines plans a new seasonal flight service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to Phoenix this spring. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the carrier will fly from the airport in … Click to Continue »

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Suicide, sexual misconduct topped Massachusetts news in 2017

Tue, December 26, 2017

Suicide and allegations of sexual misconduct darkly dominated the news in Massachusetts in 2017. There was ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's hanging in prison and Michelle Carter's manslaughter conviction for sending … Click to Continue »

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Murray scores 22 as Nuggets beat Jazz 107-83

Tue, December 26, 2017

Jamal Murray scored 13 of his 22 points in the first quarter and the Denver Nuggets overcame the ejection of Nikola Jokic to beat the Utah Jazz 107-83 on Tuesday … Click to Continue »

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