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Panthers to unveil 2014 team, stadium upgrades

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The Carolina Panthers are giving their fans an early treat by holding their annual Fan Fest at their newly renovated home. More>>

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Pigskin preview gives Triangle football fans a look at new season Video included

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A sold out crowd packed the 12th Annual Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview Thursday in Cary. More>>

Panthers say QB Newton, DE Hardy ready to practice

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Pro Bowlers Cam Newton and Greg Hardy will be ready to practice when the Carolina Panthers take the field for the start of training camp Friday night. More>>

Shaw picked third, St. Aug's fifth in CIAA football Video included

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Winston-Salem State was picked to win the South Division and Virginia State was picked to win the North at the CIAA football media day Thursday in Durham More>>

College football recruiting has unseemly side Video included

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College football offers are not what they used to be as schools - and players - shop for the right fit.
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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

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Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new,... More>>

Donald Sterling files new lawsuit over Clippers sale

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Donald Sterling files a new civil lawsuit against several entities, including his wife, Shelly.

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Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

ACC Kickoff: New QB for State, new talent at UNC

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The ACC Kickoff is Monday in Greensboro, and coaches from UNC, Duke and N.C. State are analzying their seasons. More>>

Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel state

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Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets. More>>

Swofford confident autonomy proposal will pass

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ACC commissioner John Swofford says he's confident the NCAA will pass a proposal that will allow the five power conferences to make some of their own rules. More>>

ACC riding wave of buzz from FSU's title, Winston

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The realigned league has the defending national champion, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national coach of the year.
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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

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Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy. More>>

Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

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Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. More>>

2 Wolfpack football coaches pull girl from overturned car

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Two N.C. State football assistant coaches pulled a woman from an overturned car in Apex Tuesday. More>>

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

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Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. More>>

Greg Hardy case brings attention to domestic violence Video included

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The domestic violence courtroom where Hardy testified about defending himself and where Nicole Holder described being almost killed has a full docket every day. More>>

DE Greg Hardy faces uncertain future with Panthers

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The Panthers must decide how Greg Hardy's conviction on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats will impact his long-term future. More>>

US women's soccer team coming to Cary Aug. 20

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The U.S. Womens's National Team will play Switzerland Aug. 20 in Cary.
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Canes promote three in front-office staff

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The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday announced that three members of the team’s front-office staff have assumed new roles and responsibilities with the team. More>>

Price introduces bill to require colleges to reveal athletic revenues

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Two congressmen have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports. More>>

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

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On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass. More>>

Panthers star Hardy found guilty of assaulting female

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Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was found guilty Tuesday night of assaulting a female and communicating threats. More>>

Brett Favre endorses concussion treatment drug Video included

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A drug patented back in 2011 set to hit shelves across the country this year is being endorsed by NFL great and Pine Belt native Brett Favre. More>>

Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies Video included

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Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. More>>

AP Source: Hornets agree to deal with Williams

Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton (31) watches as Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton (31) watches as Utah Jazz power forward Marvin Williams (2) goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

A person familiar with the contract says free-agent forward Marvin Williams has agreed to a $14 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. More>>

LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home' Video included

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If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go. More>>

NC teen has high hopes for future in motocross Video included

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When it comes to motocross, few do it as well as 14-year-old Noah Skinner. More>>

DeAngelo Williams duped by fake Marine? Says it doesn't matter

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A photo posted by Carolina Panther running back DeAngelo Williams has gone viral for nearly two days, for two different reasons. More>>

NC State adds WVU transfer Henderson

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Raleigh native Terry Henderson was listed on N.C. State's roster for the first time Tuesday and coach Mark Gottfried said that he "can be an impact guy." More>>

UNC asks McCants to meet over academic allegations Video included

Former UNC basketball standout Rashad McCants appears on the ESPN program “Outside the Lines.” Former UNC basketball standout Rashad McCants appears on the ESPN program “Outside the Lines.”
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UNC's compliance director reached out to Rashad McCants asking to meet and discuss his allegations of academic misconduct. More>>

Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston 'truly sorry' after altercation in Durham

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Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston has to appear in Durham County Court on misdemeanor charges of assault and battery following the incident at a Durham-area YMCA. More>>

Canes sign Gleason to 1-year deal

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 The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season. More>>

Canes sign Tlusty to one-year contract

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The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with winger Jiri Tlusty on a one-year contract.The deal will pay Tlusty $2.95 million for the 2014-15 season, the Canes said.Tlusty, 26, netted 16 goals and added 14 assists (30 points) in 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14. The Slany, Czech Republic, native ranked tied for fourth on the team in goals and plus/minus rating (+2) and was eighth in points. He was also second on the team in game-winning goals with a car... More>>

Canes name Waddell president of Gale Force

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The Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday named Don Waddell president of Gale Force Sports and Entertainment.Waddell replaces Jim Rutherford, who had served as president and general manager. Ron Francis is now serving as general manager and overseeing hockey duties.“Don is a very experienced and well-respected hockey executive,” said Canes owner Pete Karmanos. “He will bring a fresh approach to the business side of the Carolina Hurricanes.”Waddell, 55, spent the last three seasons as a professional ... More>>

Go USA! Bored Americans Still Back the Home Team

United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
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Here’s a yellow card warning for all of the anticipation of the United States’ World Cup match against Belgium this afternoon: Most Americans aren’t that excited, even if many of them are rooting on the home country. More>>

Duke baseball team honored by ACC for sportsmanship

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The Duke baseball team was one of three ACC Sportsmanship Award Winners for the 2013-14 academic year, the league announced Monday.On April 18, 2014, the Blue Devil team traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia, for a series against Virginia Tech.The date came two days after the seven-year anniversary of a shooting where 32 Virginia Tech students and faculty members were killed in 2007. The Duke players stopped by Burruss Hall, and the team lined up by the April 16 Memorial for a moment of silence in... More>>

NBA selects Isaiah Austin in draft

© (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow). Baylor center Isaiah Austin, right, hugs NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being granted ceremonial first round pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York. © (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow). Baylor center Isaiah Austin, right, hugs NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being granted ceremonial first round pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York.
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Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night's draft came a very special selection by the NBA. More>>

AP source: LeBron will become free agent

Miami Heat's LeBron James pauses during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. James says he's going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Miami Heat's LeBron James pauses during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. James says he's going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1. More>>

Michelle Wie's U.S. Open victory 'twerk' goes viral

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Hot off her first major championship win, Michelle Wie is making headlines for the way she chose to celebrate.
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US Open merchandise now half price in Pinehurst Video included

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If you wanted some U.S. Open apparel, you can get a second chance – at half price.The United States Golf Association announced Sunday that all remaining inventory at the Main Merchandise Pavilion at Pinehurst Resort Country Club will be on sale at 50 percent off on Monday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.Logoed apparel, headwear, shirts, towels and many other items will be included in the sale.Tickets or credentials will not be required to enter the pavilion. Parking is free.Shoppers who will be usi... More>>

Wie finishes strong, wins US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie finished a strong effort in Pinehurst with a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie holds share of lead at US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie takes a 3-shot lead into weekend at Pinehurst

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Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson were the only players under par after two rounds at Pinehurst No. 2, and that's not all they had in common. More>>

Wie sets a standard in Women's Open at Pinehurst

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Michelle Wie had a strong score Friday to take the lead at the U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst.

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Li, 11, misses cut, makes impression at Open

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Lucy Li's friends back in California have been filling her inbox with emails. More>>

Rough 1st day at Women's Open for Inbee Park

Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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Defending champion Inbee Park's first round at the U.S. Women's Open got away from her in a hurry.
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Lewis holds 1-shot lead over Wie in Women's Open

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Stacy Lewis made it around Pinehurst No. 2 without a bogey Thursday in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open, and that put her in the lead. More>>

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  • College football recruiting has unseemly side

    College football recruiting has unseemly side

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:39:05 GMT
    College football offers are not what they used to be as schools - and players - shop for the right fit.More >>
    College football offers are not what they used to be as schools - and players - shop for the right fit.
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  • ACC Kickoff: New QB for State, new talent at UNC

    ACC Kickoff: New QB for State, new talent at UNC

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:17:39 GMT
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    The ACC Kickoff is Monday in Greensboro, and coaches from UNC, Duke and N.C. State are analzying their seasons.More >>
    The ACC Kickoff is Monday in Greensboro, and coaches from UNC, Duke and N.C. State are analzying their seasons.More >>
  • Duke baseball team honored by ACC for sportsmanship

    Duke baseball team honored by ACC for sportsmanship

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-06-30 15:16:29 GMT
    The Duke baseball team was one of three ACC Sportsmanship Award Winners for the 2013-14 academic year, the league announced Monday.On April 18, 2014, the Blue Devil team traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia, for a series against Virginia Tech.The date came two days after the seven-year anniversary of a shooting where 32 Virginia Tech students and faculty members were killed in 2007. The Duke players stopped by Burruss Hall, and the team lined up by the April 16 Memorial for a moment of silence in...More >>
    The Duke baseball team was one of three ACC Sportsmanship Award Winners for the 2013-14 academic year, the league announced Monday.On April 18, 2014, the Blue Devil team traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia, for a series against Virginia Tech.The date came two days after the seven-year anniversary of a shooting where 32 Virginia Tech students and faculty members were killed in 2007. The Duke players stopped by Burruss Hall, and the team lined up by the April 16 Memorial for a moment of silence in...More >>
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  • Canes promote three in front-office staff

    Canes promote three in front-office staff

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:56:36 GMT
    The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday announced that three members of the team’s front-office staff have assumed new roles and responsibilities with the team.More >>
    The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday announced that three members of the team’s front-office staff have assumed new roles and responsibilities with the team.More >>
  • Canes sign Gleason to 1-year deal

    Canes sign Gleason to 1-year deal

    Thursday, July 3 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-03 19:45:25 GMT
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     The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season.More >>
     The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season.More >>
  • Canes sign Tlusty to one-year contract

    Canes sign Tlusty to one-year contract

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-01 21:09:32 GMT
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    The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with winger Jiri Tlusty on a one-year contract.The deal will pay Tlusty $2.95 million for the 2014-15 season, the Canes said.Tlusty, 26, netted 16 goals and added 14 assists (30 points) in 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14. The Slany, Czech Republic, native ranked tied for fourth on the team in goals and plus/minus rating (+2) and was eighth in points. He was also second on the team in game-winning goals with a car...More >>
    The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with winger Jiri Tlusty on a one-year contract.The deal will pay Tlusty $2.95 million for the 2014-15 season, the Canes said.Tlusty, 26, netted 16 goals and added 14 assists (30 points) in 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14. The Slany, Czech Republic, native ranked tied for fourth on the team in goals and plus/minus rating (+2) and was eighth in points. He was also second on the team in game-winning goals with a car...More >>
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