Sports: Panthers

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Panthers QB Newton seeks chemistry with new WRs

Cam Newton will have plenty to do when the NFC South champion Panthers report to training camp.

In between spending time in the training room rehabbing from offseason ankle surgery, Newton hopes to develop some on-field chemistry with a completely revamped group of wide receivers.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 07:53 AM

Hairston charged with assaulting youth at Durham YMCA

Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston was charged Sunday with assaulting a Northern High School student during a pick-up basketball game at the Downtown Durham YMCA, a Durham County magistrate confirmed.


Jun. 17, 2014 @ 07:56 PM

No-name receivers? No problem say Panthers' pass catchers

Jason Avant knows the Panthers lack a high profile wide receiver. But that doesn’t concern the eight-year NFL veteran wideout, who says there’s no reason Carolina can’t win a Super Bowl this year. Avant said people spend too much time “worrying about names.” He doesn’t.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 10:46 PM

GM: LT, WR top Panthers' priorities in upcoming NFL Draft

General manager Dave Gettleman said the Panthers want a left tackle to protect Cam Newton’s blindside and a young wide receiver for the Pro Bowl quarterback to throw to this season.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 10:06 PM

Fanfare: Tar Heels fall to ECU; Duke, UNC men, women in NCAAs

UNC baseball, men's and women's tennis, men's track; Duke football, men's and women's tennis, women's golf and Carolina Panthers on NFL draft.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

Panthers to appear on national TV 3 times in 2014

The defending NFC South champion Carolina Panthers will play three nationally-televised games and face six playoff teams from last season, the NFL announced Wednesday. Complete 2014 NFL schedule.


Feb. 25, 2014 @ 08:46 PM

Longtime Panthers' LT stalwart Jordan Gross to call it quits

Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Jordan Gross is saying goodbye to the NFL after 11 seasons. The Panthers confirmed Tuesday that the three-time Pro Bowl left tackle will announce his retirement at a news conference on Wednesday at the stadium.


Dec. 29, 2013 @ 09:35 PM

Panthers clinch NFC South, edge Falcons 21-20

Carolina's blueprint for playoff success has been set: Let the sack-happy defense lead the way and hope dual-threat quarterback Cam Newton can add just enough offense.

Newton threw two touchdown passes, Greg Hardy had a team-record four sacks and the Panthers clinched their first NFC South title in five years by beating the Atlanta Falcons 21-20 on Sunday.


Oct. 07, 2013 @ 11:11 PM

Rivera says struggling Panthers lack consistency

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday his team needs to start playing more consistent football before it’s too late.


Sep. 23, 2013 @ 02:46 AM

Newton, Panthers put away Giants

Cam Newton tried to tell everyone who would listen last week that the Carolina Panthers were much better than an 0-2 team. He and his teammates went out and proved it.


Aug. 09, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

Bears defense shines in loss to Panthers

The Chicago Bears forced three first-half turnovers and linebacker Jonathan Bostic returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, but the Carolina Panthers spoiled Marc Trestman's NFL head coaching debut with a 24-17 win over Friday.


Jul. 26, 2013 @ 07:53 PM

Panthers' Newton: Only thing I'm worried about is winning

QB Cam Newton is aware of the $100 million contracts awarded this offseason to fellow NFL quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan — as well as the hefty deal that could await him after the season. But Carolina’s franchise signal caller said a big contract isn’t what motivates him entering year three.


Jun. 04, 2013 @ 02:15 AM

SUPER SURVIVORS: Heels top Owls in 13 innings

North Carolina never showed the dominance that was expected from the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA Tournament during the Chapel Hill Regional. Still, the Tar Heels showed the resilience that has made them the only team in the country without back-to-back defeats, and that turned out to be enough.


Dec. 09, 2012 @ 11:45 PM

Newton, Panthers stun Falcons

Cam Newton let teammate Greg Hardy handle the trash talk. Newton was busy setting records.


Dec. 09, 2012 @ 11:41 PM

New tragedy rocks NFL's regularly scheduled world

The games go on. For the second straight weekend, tragedy rocked the regularly scheduled world of the NFL. It left families, friends, teammates and coaching staffs grieving over yet another senseless loss of life. It also left the league facing questions not only about efforts to safeguard players on the field but whether it's doing enough to help them stay out of harm's way once they step outside the white lines.