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NFL won't have Sunday night game on New Year's Eve

Sun, December 24, 2017

The NFL has announced there will be no Sunday night game on New Year's Eve to ensure matchups with playoff implications that impact each other are played at the same … Click to Continue »

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Newton's TD lifts Panthers into playoffs with 22-19 win

Sun, December 24, 2017

Cam Newton certainly has a flair for the dramatic. The emotional and charismatic quarterback scored on a whacky 2-yard touchdown run with 35 seconds remaining to lift Carolina to a … Click to Continue »

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A much-needed bench boost; Hornets’ Treveon Graham shows his worth against Bucks

Sat, December 23, 2017

Many games, the Charlotte Hornets’ bench is something to be tolerated, rather than applauded. The pattern is well-established: The coach – whether it was Steve Clifford or his fill-in, Stephen … Click to Continue »

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Saturday’s boys roundup: Carmel Christian, Providence Day, Butler win holiday titles

Sat, December 23, 2017

Elevator ↑Chris Martin, Charlotte Liberty Heights: 54 points in games Friday and Saturday at the Queen City Clash. ↑Chick-Fil-A American Division All-Tournament team: Khavon Moore, Westside (GA); Wendell Moore (Concord … Click to Continue »

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Dwight Howard proves he’s tough – and irreplaceable – by leading Hornets comeback

Sat, December 23, 2017

The question for acting Hornets coach Stephen Silas was daunting: how long would center Dwight Howard be out with a dislocated finger? “Last night, I wasn’t sure if it was … Click to Continue »

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How serious is NBA star Stephen Curry about owning a piece of the hometown Panthers?

Sat, December 23, 2017

Stephen Curry is very serious about coming home to be part of pro sports in Charlotte. Only this wouldn’t be about becoming a Charlotte Hornet. Former Davidson star Curry, a … Click to Continue »

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The story of the Harding High coach who invited his QB to live with him goes national

Sat, December 23, 2017

This week has been one of celebration for the Harding High football team. The team had a pep rally to honor its first state championship team since 1953. And how … Click to Continue »

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Vikings shut out Packers 16-0, keep eye on 1st-round bye

Sat, December 23, 2017

Case Keenum stopped one last time before heading up the tunnel at Lambeau Field, clapping his hands above his head while Minnesota Vikings fans chanted "Skol! Skol!" The Vikings' defense … Click to Continue »

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With strong performance off the bench, Charlotte Hornets edge Milwaukee Bucks

Sat, December 23, 2017

Among the Charlotte Hornets’ many warts of late has been the inability to win close games. For one night, at least, that changed. The Hornets got a key stop late … Click to Continue »

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Saturday’s boys high school basketball capsules 12.23.17

Sat, December 23, 2017

SWEET 16 RESULTS NO. 1 CONCORD COX MILL 77, PORTER GAUD (SC) 66 Cox Mill 34 43 -- 77 Porter Gaud 29 37 -- 66 COX MILL 77 -- Wendell … Click to Continue »

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