Mexico tops Martinique 3-2 to reach Gold Cup quarterfinals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Uriel Antuna, Raul Jimenez and Fernando Navarro scored and Mexico advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Martinique on Sunday in front of 59,283...

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank ...

Walker says he'd take less than $221M to stay with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker said he would consider taking less money than he is eligible to make to stay with the Charlotte Hornets if that means helping them build a w...

Tony Parker says he's retiring from NBA after 18 seasons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker has announced he's retiring after 18 seasons. The 37-year-old guard played 17 said on Twitter Monday that it was an emotiona...

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth...

Byron hopes strong qualifying runs translate to first win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — William Byron knows how to qualify. Now, he is looking to prove he can win at NASCAR's highest level. The Charlotte native would love nothing more than to win hi...

Byron becomes youngest ever to capture Coca-Cola 600 pole

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600. The 21-year-old Byron, who grew up a short drive from C...

Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — When Joe Gibbs decided to venture off from the NFL and form a race team in 1992 he was scared. Petrified, in fact. Gibbs had won three Super Bo...

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside ...

Hometown kid Hemric looks to fulfill All-Star race dream

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The idea of having even a slim chance to race his way into the NASCAR All-Star race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway seems surreal for Daniel Hemric. Aft...

7-time champ Johnson growing impatient with winless streak

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patient person. But mired in a brutal winless streak, the seven-time NASCAR champion is putting all options on the table when his contract is u...

Johnson to honor fallen soldier, military at Coca-Cola 600

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 C...

Steph or Seth? Coin flip to decide who mom, dad represent

Dell Curry was standing near the loading dock at the Pepsi Center in Denver when Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum approached, gave him a big hug and asked, "Which shirt are you wearing?" for the Wester...

McIlroy positioned for run at third Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy was in position to become the first three-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday Saturday with a 3-unde...

Dahmen has learned PGA Tour 'isn't life and death'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Dahmen readily admits he's never going to be the next Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy. Nor does he want to be. "I don't practice as much as ...