Carolina Sports News and Rumors
thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 24 (3 days ago)
BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…Share Tweet
Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” without Josh Normanprofootballtalk.com Jun 26 (yesterday)Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said last week that the Panthers need to bring the same mindset to the 2016 season that they had heading into last season, but they won’t be bringing back the same group of players. The biggest departure is cornerback Jo…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…Share Tweet
Did Cam Newton Try to Kick the Ball in SB 50?panthersgab.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)Feb 7, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) grabs a loose ball ahead of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mack…Share Tweet
Gary Bettman says the Carolina Hurricanes ‘aren’t going anywhere’thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)There were rumors leading up to Wednesday’s expansion announcement that, with Quebec City having its expansion bid deferred, there was a possibility the Carolina Hurricanes could potentially relocate north of the border. However, commissioner Gary Bettm…Share Tweet
Panthers G.M. admits contracts a factor to be considered on draft dayprofootballtalk.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman can’t come right out and say he drafted defensive tackle Vernon Butler as insurance against the Kawann Short’s contract talks going south. But he can’t deny it didn’t cross his mind, when he drafted to one of the …Share Tweet
Thomas Davis wins PFWA “Good Guy Award”profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis surely would have preferred to win a Super Bowl. On Tuesday, he picked up a consolation prize. The Pro Football Writers Association named Davis the winner of its 2016 Good Guy Award. “Thomas Davis exudes professionalism …Share Tweet
The public polishing of Greg Hardy’s image continues on Twitterprofootballtalk.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)All the attempts this offseason to fix the image of former Panthers and Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy haven’t resulted in him getting another job. But he’s continuing to try to present a softer image. Hardy’s still on Twitter, but his screen name has…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Blue Jackets’ Foligno could be dealt to open cap space in Columbusthehockeynews.com Jun 20The Chicago Blackhawks wasted little time shedding salary following the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Last Thursday, they shipped forwards Bryan Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks. They won’t be the only cap-s…Share Tweet'Peanut' could provide Panthers insurance if young corners aren't progressingShare TweetESPN.com Jun 20Panthers' 53-man roster projection includes three rookie CBs, 'Rockhead'Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 17Cam Newton’s not the only one who thinks that if he keeps pushing, he can still improve as a quarterback. Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman made it clear the team thinks there’s more to Newton than we’ve seen so far, “Cam’s going to continue to ge…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 17When it comes to exploiting teams that are flying a little too close to the cap ceiling, buyers are going to find few sellers more eager to make a deal than Chicago. Stan Bowman has repeatedly found over the last six or so years that the cost of winning…Share TweetGood for Michael Oher. The Carolina Panthers offensive tackle has found a home in the NFL, and he just extended his lease. Oher has signed a three-year extension with the team worth $21.6 million over that stretch, with $9.5 million guaranteed. That's n…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 17The Redskins made a late splash in free agency when they signed Josh Norman following the Panthers’ decision to rescind the franchise tag they gave him at the start of the offseason. Norman comes to Washington with a big salary, a big profile and big ex…Share TweetThe Panthers have signed Ron Rivera to a one-year contract extension that will keep the two-time NFL coach of the year with the team through the 2018 season.Share Tweet
European teams form alliance to get a seat at the table with the big boysthehockeynews.com Jun 16When Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are drafted into the NHL a week from now, their teams in the Finnish Elite League will receive a one-time payment of about $240,000. Assuming each player earns $50 million over the course of his NHL career – which …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 16Cam Newton wasn’t eager to revisit this past February. And he didn’t want to talk about next February either. The Panthers quarterback said Thursday as his team wrapped up minicamp that he was so focused on the work he was putting in this June, that thi…Share Tweet
Cam Ward forgoes free agency, takes hefty pay cut to remain a Hurricanethehockeynews.com Jun 16Cam Ward was set to become a free agent come July 1, and the veteran netminder was going to have to take a pay cut no matter where he went. So, instead of uprooting and looking for work elsewhere, Ward, 32, has decided to remain a Carolina Hurricane on …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 16The 2016 UEFA European Championship is currently taking place in France and bringing soccer fans from all over the world in to follow their nation’s team. Joakim Nordstrom of the Carolina Hurricanes ventured over to follow his native Sweden as they look…Share Tweet
Panthers Look to Be a Force Again in the NFC In 2016panthersgab.com Jun 16The Carolina Panthers are very much a team hungry to get back to the promised land of the Super Bowl in 2016, and many NFL experts still feel this is a team that a legit shot of repeating as NFC Champions. Top betting sites like William Hill have the Pa…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 16Panthers WR Stephen Hill could again 'push for a starting job'Share Tweet
How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers?Jun 25Mark Brunell analyzes how having wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back in the fold will benefit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Saturday: Oher deal fits right in with PanthersJun 18Jeff Saturday explains why he thinks signing Michael Oher was the right move for the Carolina Panthers.
Panthers can't replace Norman's swaggerJun 18Darren Woodson says the Panthers have looked to replace cornerback Josh Norman through the draft, but no one can replace the swagger he brought to the field.
Benjamin makes cameo appearance during Newton interviewJun 16While Panthers QB Cam Newton explains how WR Kelvin Benjamin is 'going to come back with a vengeance' this season, Benjamin shows up behind his teammate trying to draw a reaction from him.