First week of World Equestrian Games a 'rollercoaster ride'

The World Equestrian Games are hoping to finish on a positive note after a dreadful first week that included the cancellations of two events, an organizational mistake that sent riders in the wrong di...

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is donating $2 million dollars to assist residents affected by Hurricane Florence. The former NBA star says the destruction caused by Hurricane ...

'Super Bowl of equestrian' set to begin in North Carolina

It's referred to as the Super Bowl of equestrian competition. The World Equestrian Games are scheduled to kick off Wednesday at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spri...

Panthers again have to deal with life without Olsen

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will once again have to figure out the best way to replace the injured Greg Olsen. The three-time Pro Bowl tight end injured his right fo...

Newton, defense lead Panthers past Cowboys 16-8

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton ran for 58 yards and a touchdown, and Carolina's defense turned in a dominating performance as the Panthers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 16-8 in the season opener Sund...

Efe Obada survives human trafficking, now a Carolina Panther

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Defensive end Efe Obada plays like a man fighting for survival when he steps on the football field. Given his life story, it's understandable. ...

Grier leads No. 17 West Virginia past Tennessee 40-14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Will Grier got his Heisman Trophy campaign off to an impressive start, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns as No. 17 West Virginia defeated Tennessee 40-14 Saturday in a ...

Kalil is 3rd Panthers offensive lineman to injure his knee

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers left tackle Matt Kalil has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated on a weekly basis. The team said Kalil t...

Jackson scores 29, outshines Young in Summer League debut

Jaren Jackson Jr., the fourth pick in the NBA draft, outshined No. 5 overall pick Trae Young in the NBA Summer League debut for both players. The 6-foot-10 Jackson had 29 points and ...

AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and ...

Gibbs: Kyle Busch is simply 'special' on race day

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has coached Super Bowl champions. He's learned that to reach that level, it takes a group of guys who are "special" on game day — just like Kyle Busch,...

Keselowski becomes first repeat winner on Xfinity Series

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski became the first repeat winner on the Xfinity Series this season, taking the rain-delayed race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Cup driv...

Kyle Busch looks to check of box, win at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has won a Cup points race at every track on the NASCAR circuit except one — Charlotte Motor Speedway. Twenty-eight starts, no checkered flags — and pl...

Kyle Busch captures pole at Charlotte; Harvick starts last

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch will start at the front of the field Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600, and NASCAR Cup Series points leader Kevin Harvick will begin in the rear. Busch took...

Smith's push for All-Star race package at 600 denied

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Motor Speedway President Marcus Smith learned a long time ago from NASCAR Hall of Fame father Bruton Smith not to be afraid to try "new and crazy" things when it comes t...