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NFL Inactives - Sunday, February 01, 2015charlotteobserver.com Updated 4 hours agoPhiladelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The following is a list of inactive players for Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale AZ.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Arians: We’ll be dressing in 49ers locker room this time next yearprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe Cardinals lost to the Panthers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, leaving them a couple of steps short of becoming the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. Coach Bruce Arians has already set a new goal for next season and shar…Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com 22 hours agoBill Polian, the Carolina Panthers? first general manager, was one of eight men selected to the NFL Hall of Fame on Saturday in voting by the 46-member Hall selection committee.Click to Continue »Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 22 hours agoHenrik Lundqvist shook off a second-period injury and made 31 saves, Rick Nash moved back into a tie for the NHL goal lead, and the New York Rangers snapped out of an offensive funk to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night.Upvote Share TweetCarolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was named the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year on Saturday for his commitment to community service and excellence on the field.Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com 24 hours agoJunior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Click to Continue »Upvote Share TweetDomestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs.Click to Continue »Upvote Share TweetIn previous years, the scenario for getting Super Bowl tickets at a reasonable price was simply waiting until the last possible minute to buy.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Jazzy new ideas for your Super Bowl chow line10 ways to jazz up guacamole, plus recipes for Boneless Barbecue Bites, kale-stuffed mushrooms and Buffalo Chicken Soup.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Charlotte-area businesses gear up for Super Bowl SundayMore than 100 million Americans are expected to tune into the Super Bowl on Sunday, and while the Panthers aren?t playing this year, Charlotte-area businesses are looking to cash in…Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Meck to put records online for Greg Hardy and Randall Kerrick casesThose interested in Greg Hardy?s upcoming domestic-abuse trial will soon be able to follow along from home.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Five most expensive healthy scratches this seasonthehockeynews.com Jan 31 (yesterday)There’s no shortage of ill-advised contracts in the NHL. Most teams have at least one player earning more money than his contributions warrant. But while it’s disappointing to watch a $4-million player toil on the fourth line or third defensive pair, th…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 30 (yesterday)RALEIGH, N.C. - Kevin Shattenkirk scored in the shootout and the St. Louis Blues beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Ryan Reaves and David Backes scored in regulation for the Blues, and Jake Allen m...Upvote Share Tweet
1st time advertisers gamble on Super Bowl adscharlotteobserver.com Jan 30 (yesterday)More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Carolina Panthers reserve tight end Ed Dickson wants to returnEd Dickson, who backed up Greg Olsen this season, thinks the Panthers can get two tight ends in the Pro Bowl next year. But first there is the business of…Click to Continue »Upvote Share TweetAs if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league ? and himself ? as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being…Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
The story of two lost dogsA new trend in the big business of buying superbowl commercial time is using YouTube to pre-screen potential material.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino says the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the AFC championship game was handled properly.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)The number of recorded concussions dropped 25 percent during the regular season, according to the NFL, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, and Hurricanes buzzthehockeynews.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)The Toronto rumor mill continues to churn with speculation over possible moves by the struggling Maple Leafs leading up to the March trade deadline. TSN’s Darren Dreger believes the next few weeks will determine if the Leafs become deadline buyers or se…Upvote Share Tweet
Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline uniquethehockeynews.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)If you don’t know by now the NHL’s points system is essentially a competitive funhouse mirror designed to give more teams the appearance they’ve got a shot at a playoff spot, you should. The league has, to the credit of its business acumen, recognized m…Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in…Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweetcharlotteobserver.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just…Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Pittenger pays off losing Panthers wager with Democratscharlotteobserver.com Jan 28 (5 days ago)US Rep. Robert Pittenger will make good Wednesday on a friendly wager he made on the Panthers-Seahawks game with Seattle-area members of Congress.Click to Continue »Upvote Share Tweet
Blues Win In ShootoutJan 30Kevin Shattenkirk scored in a shootout for St. Louis, which beat Carolina 3-2 for its fourth straight win.
Davis Honored By Man Of The Year NominationJan 28Panthers LB Thomas Davis talks about his foundation and what it would mean to win the NFL Man of the Year.
Canes Double Up BoltsJan 27The Hurricanes captured their third straight victory with a 4-2 win over the Lightning.
Hornets Hold Off KnicksJan 24Brian Roberts scored 17 points to help the Hornets beat the Knicks 76-71.
Adam Silver of NBA favors expanding All-Star rostersFeb 1NBA commissioner Adam Silver told ESPN Radio on Sunday that he favors expanding All-Star rosters from their current limit of 12.
Sources: Pistons plan to sign guard Lucas IIIFeb 1The Detroit Pistons plan to sign veteran guard John Lucas III to a 10-day contract this week, according to league sources.
Rajon Rondo of Dallas Mavericks won't play vs. Minnesota TimberwolvesFeb 1Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo will not play Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a facial injury, league sources told ESPN.
Houston Rockets fear Dwight Howard will be out for 'weeks' with knee probl…Jan 31The Houston Rockets are bracing for the loss of Dwight Howard for at least a month due to persistent trouble with his right knee, according to league sources.