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Charlotte Hornets’ season has cratered. Just what is Plan B?

Wed, December 20, 2017

It is time for Charlotte Hornets management to contemplate a new path, because the 2017-18 season is in a crater. The Hornets are 11-20, about six games out of even … Click to Continue »

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Wofford shocks No. 5 UNC, 79-75

Wed, December 20, 2017

Maybe the Gatorade bath was a bit much, Mike Young sheepishly admitted. The Wofford coach even apologized for it after his team shocked No. 5 North Carolina, 79-75 on Wednesday … Click to Continue »

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Area high school football college signees

Wed, December 20, 2017

Here are Observer-area football players signing with colleges Wednesday Alexander Central: Bryson Godfrey (Coastal Carolina) Butler: Damel Hickman (East Carolina) Central Pageland: BR Hatcher (Old Dominion) Charlotte Catholic: Chase Foley … Click to Continue »

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There’s one thing Jerry Richardson can still salvage that’s really important to him

Wed, December 20, 2017

After I stopped writing a full-time sports column for the Charlotte Observer in 2015, I accepted an offer to watch a game from the suite of Carolina Panthers’ owner Jerry … Click to Continue »

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Panthers’ Cam Newton: Allegations vs. Jerry Richardson serious, but ‘still allegations’

Wed, December 20, 2017

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton walked a fine line Wednesday, saying he takes the sexual assault allegations against Jerry Richardson seriously but adding he doesn’t want to convict the team’s … Click to Continue »

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Panthers fans should keep calm and carry on. Moving an NFL team is not that easy.

Wed, December 20, 2017

Many of us get out of bed in the morning and look for a reason to panic. Oh, no, the Panthers are leaving Charlotte. Also, the sky is falling and … Click to Continue »

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Hornets wasted Jeremy Lamb’s career night. Now they can’t waste his breakout season.

Wed, December 20, 2017

For everything that went wrong during the Charlotte Hornets’ 129-111 beatdown at the hands of the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night, perhaps the only positive takeaway was Jeremy Lamb. Not … Click to Continue »

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Toronto Raptors thump Charlotte Hornets in most every way

Wed, December 20, 2017

So much for a season-saving homestand. The Charlotte Hornets are in a span of six home games in seven total. They are relatively healthy, and this was supposed to be … Click to Continue »

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Panthers’ Thomas Davis felt terrible about the hit on Davante Adams ... and he should

Wed, December 20, 2017

I have been in the home of Thomas and Kelly Davis. If I’ve been in your home, you are not a dirty player. Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis is not … Click to Continue »

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Analysis: Four observations from No. 4 Duke’s 104-40 win over Evansville

Wed, December 20, 2017

The biggest question for No. 4 Duke before its game against Evansville was how it would respond after its first loss of the season. And whether the defensive woes that … Click to Continue »

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