Carolina Sports News and Rumors
5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”
thehockeynews.com Updated May 24 (yesterday)
A hot goalie can take his team deep into the playoffs, but a cold one can also go pretty far with a strong enough team in front of him. A goaltender has won the Conn Smythe Trophy six out of the last 20 years, but we’ve also seen some pretty mediocre pe…Share Tweet
Cam Newton says the kind of thing Cam Newton says sometimesprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoBy all accounts, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton works hard, has played hurt and played well, helping his team to the first back-to-back playoff seasons in franchise history. But sometimes when he talks, he makes it easy to misconstrue him. During an in…Share Tweet
Is it time for the Panthers to update their uniforms?ESPN.com May 22 (4 days ago)Is it time for the Panthers to update their uniforms?Share Tweet
Kelvin Benjamin to miss some OTA time with hamstring injuryprofootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)When the Panthers take the field for OTAs next week, they’ll do it without last year’s first-round pick. Via Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is nursing a hamstring injury and won’t participate next week. Benjamin …Share TweetESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)Carolina Panthers rank 154th in ESPN salary surveyShare Tweet
Panthers sign safety Marcus Ballprofootballtalk.com May 21 (5 days ago)The Panthers tweaked their roster on Wednesday by waiving 2013 fourth-round pick Edmund Kugbila off of their offensive line and they made another alteration on Thursday. The team announced that they have signed safety Marcus Ball and waived safety Kimar…Share Tweet
Panthers waive 2013 fourth-rounder Edmund Kugbilaprofootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)The Panthers have scrambled at times to find offensive linemen to plug into their lineup over the last couple of years, which should have offered 2013 fourth-round pick Edmund Kugbila a chance or two to prove his worth at the NFL level. Kugbila couldn’t…Share Tweet
Panthers' Thomas Davis can't be intimidated by Dale Earnhardt Jr.ESPN.com May 19 (7 days ago)Panthers' Thomas Davis can't be intimidated by Dale Earnhardt Jr.Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 19 (7 days ago)Standout Czech defenseman Jakub Nakladal could be heading to North America next season and if he does, it appears he could be landing with the Hurricanes, Flames or Blackhawks. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Nakladal is working on finalizin…Share Tweet
Panthers OL Nate Chandler poised to prove himself againESPN.com May 18Panthers OL Nate Chandler poised to prove himself againShare Tweet
Cam Newton proves that chivalry is not dead, or even dirtyprofootballtalk.com May 17Cam Newton’s offensive line hasn’t been able to keep him clean for a few years. So maybe that’s why he was so sensitive to the needs of others yesterday. The Panthers quarterback risked his white pants at the Preakness Stakes yesterday, helping a damsel…Share Tweet
Panthers refuel for season with military excursionESPN.com May 15Panthers refuel for season with military excursionShare Tweet
Jagr and Eichel proving age means nothing at the World Championshipthehockeynews.com May 15As we pause briefly from the Stanley Cup playoffs, let’s turn our eyes over to Europe for a second, where the World Championship is down to four teams. Canada plays the Czech Republic in one semifinal, while Russia and the United States renew hostilitie…Share Tweet
Thomas Davis “not stressing” over extension talksprofootballtalk.com May 14Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has been around the game for a long time, so he didn’t need anyone to tell him what was going on when he announced that the team was selecting Shaq Thompson with their first round pick last month. Thompson is an athletic…Share Tweet
Braylon Beam: A Panthers' fan that will make you want to danceESPN.com May 13Braylon Beam: A Panthers' fan that will make you want to danceShare Tweet
Panthers sign Devin Funchess, wrap up their draft classprofootballtalk.com May 12The Panthers dropped their announcement less than 30 minutes after Roger Goodell dropped his yesterday afternoon, thereby guaranteeing no one would see it until much later. And their news wasn’t even bad. The Panthers announced they had signed second-ro…Share Tweet
Panthers add five players from last weekend’s tryoutprofootballtalk.com May 11The Panthers have spun the wheel, and offered jobs to five of the players who were in their rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. The team announced they had signed tight end Jamie Childers, defensive end Rakim Cox, guard Jordan McCray, center Ronald Patri…Share Tweet
Hamstring tweak sidelines Shaq Thompson at rookie minicampprofootballtalk.com May 11The Panthers got their first on-field look at linebacker Shaq Thompson since drafting him in the first round at their rookie minicamp over the weekend, but it wasn’t quite as extended a look as they hoped to get. Thompson tweaked his hamstring during Fr…Share Tweet
Devin Funchess, others stand out in Panthers' rookie minicampESPN.com May 8Devin Funchess, others stand out in Panthers' rookie minicampShare Tweet
Panthers sign another draft pick, almost finished with classprofootballtalk.com May 8The Panthers continued the quick march of paperwork Friday, signing yet another rookie. Today, they signed fifth-round running back Cameron Artis-Payne to his standard four-year rookie deal, the team announced. They signed three of their picks last nigh…Share Tweet
Panthers sign first-round pick Shaq Thompson, two othersESPN.com May 7Panthers sign first-round pick Shaq Thompson, two othersShare Tweet
Ball tampering involving Panthers, Vikings produced a far different reactionMany have said through the #DeflateGate controversy that a more stringent standard has applied to the Patriots because the Patriots are The Patriots. And there’s some support for that school of thought. As PFT noted back in March, the Panthers and Vikin…Share Tweet
Panthers sign 60 percent of draft class in one fell swoopThe Panthers realized some cap savings by trading up in the draft last weekend, and now they’ve taken care of most of those funds. The Panthers announced they had signed first-round linebacker Shaq Thompson, fourth-round tackle Daryl Williams and fifth-…Share Tweet
Michael Oher at left tackle is 'very key' to Panthers' successESPN.com May 7Michael Oher at left tackle is 'very key' to Panthers' successShare Tweet
Panthers offer tryout to Combine beer-coozie long snapperSometimes teams offer tryouts to fringe players who have a heart-warming comeback story, or refuse to give up the dream. But the Panthers are taking a look at a guy this weekend who knew how to keep his name in front of coaches and scouts. According to …Share Tweet
Panthers rookie Cameron Artis-Payne now set to wear No. 34ESPN.com May 6Panthers rookie Cameron Artis-Payne now set to wear No. 34Share Tweet
Cam Newton’s diploma going next to his Heisman Trophyprofootballtalk.com May 6As you might imagine, Cam Newton is still a pretty big deal on campus at Auburn. So much so, that he’s passing on his graduation so he doesn’t take away from others on their big day. Via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, the Panthers quarterback told …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 6The Dolphins aren’t the only team whose players are recruiting La’El Collins (even if the team technically can’t at the moment). Panthers guard Trai Turner told fans on Twitter he was “doing my best” to talk his former college teammate into signing with…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 5The Panthers suffered a football and a personal blow Tuesday, with the news that special teams coach Bruce DeHaven was taking a medical leave of absence. But they’ve also lined up someone to fill his role until he’s ready to return. The team confirmed t…Share Tweet
Clayton's Quiz: Best QB to run two-point conversions?May 21Clayton's Quiz provides a weekly challenge to your NFL knowledge. Which quarterback may grow in value because of the new push for two-point conversions? Is it Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, Tom Brady, or Cam Newton?
Davis hits the track with Earnhardt Jr.May 20Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis drove a pace car at the Charlotte Motor Speedway with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in attendance.
Fozzy Whittaker, Panthers take to the airMay 16ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton interviews running back Fozzy Whittaker at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where a group of Panthers took a flight in a KC-135R refueling jet.
Devin Funchess helps Panthers get bigger, fasterMay 9ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton says Devin Funchess stood out at Carolina's rookie minicamp. That happens when you're 6-foot-4 and have the versatility to play all three wide receiver positions.
Devalue ThisMay 26In part because NFL news is never-ending, and in part because you just can never read enough about allegedly deflated footballs, one off-season story has gotten a small fraction of the attention it would have gotten during a quieter May. In a time of ra…
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors eye finishing touch against Hous…May 25For all intents and purposes, these Western Conference finals are over. The only question that remains: How quickly will Steph Curry and the Warriors seal the deal?
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors learning what it takes to be cha…May 21Steve Kerr is trying to impress upon his inexperienced Warriors just how hard the playoffs can be, without them actually proving it by adding to the degree of difficulty.
NBA Playoffs 2015 - Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets going small …May 21The Western Conference finals are downsizing. And while Houston has no problem going small, it might be playing right into Golden State's hand.