Carolina Sports News and Rumors

Dockery on release of Godfrey: 'If we don't perform, it could b…

Dockery on release of Godfrey: 'If we don't perform, it could be any one of us'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The decision to cut veteran defensive back Charles Godfrey on Tuesday left two impressions on the Carolina Panthers' locker room. No. 1, nobody’s job is safe. No. 2, Godfrey wasn’t cut out to be a cornerback. But the first impression w…
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  • Cam Newton's goal is not to be taken out of another blowout los…

    Cam Newton's goal is not to be taken out of another blowout loss

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – That backup quarterback Derek Anderson has appeared in three of the last five games for the Carolina Panthers normally would be a good sign. Not this year. Anderson played in eight games the past three seasons at Carolina. Six of his a…
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  • Carolina Panthers give James Dockery a shot at nickle cornerbac…

    Carolina Panthers give James Dockery a shot at nickle cornerback

    charlotteobserver.com 6 hours ago
    Three weeks ago, cornerback James Dockery wasn?t even on an NFL roster. Now he will be the Carolina Panthers? starting nickel corner against Seattle this week.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says team won’t press

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says team won’t press

    At 3-3-1 and with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks coming to town, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said his team can?t afford to press.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s attorney preparing for Nov. 1…

    Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s attorney preparing for Nov. 17 trial start

    charlotteobserver.com 9 hours ago
    The Charlotte attorney for Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is preparing for Hardy?s jury trial on domestic violence charges to begin as scheduled next month during the Panthers? bye…Click to Continue »
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  • Erik Walden fined $27,562 for contact with official

    Erik Walden fined $27,562 for contact with official

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    It doesn’t look like Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly will be fined for the contact with an official that led to his ejection from last Sunday’s game against the Packers, but Colts linebacker Erik Walden wasn’t so lucky. Walden was ejected for the same …
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  • Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first …

    Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first point

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    In 50 years, there will be three separate sets of grandkids hearing tell of Tuesday night’s NHL action. The reason being for rookies Jonathan Drouin, Adam Lowry, and Seth Griffith, it was the night they registered their first NHL point. The Bruins’ Grif…
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  • Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes …

    Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes 3-1

    NHL.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    WINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Lowry's game-winning goal snapped Winnipeg's four-game losing st...
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  • Panthers’ Luke Kuechly won’t be fined

    Panthers’ Luke Kuechly won’t be fined

    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly will not be fined for swinging his elbow and nearly hitting an official during Sunday?s 38-17 loss at Green Bay, according to an ESPN report.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers fans say wireless service is unreliable at Ba…

    Carolina Panthers fans say wireless service is unreliable at Bank of America Stadium

    charlotteobserver.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Panthers? latest off-field challenge: Keeping up with fans? expectations for quick and reliable phone service as they seek to do more on their smartphones.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers are ‘pretties of ugly’ NFC South

    Panthers are ‘pretties of ugly’ NFC South

    charlotteobserver.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Despite a 3-3-1 record and a reeling defense, the Panthers sit alone atop the NFC South, where nine wins might be enough to win the division this season.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers rookies visit Levine Children’s Hospital

    Carolina Panthers rookies visit Levine Children’s Hospital

    charlotteobserver.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Carolina Panthers rookies donned Halloween costumes Tuesday and provided candy, autographed footballs and took photos with pediatric patients who may not otherwise have the chance to enjoy a traditional Halloween…Click to Continue »
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  • Bengals' A.J. Green: 'Still up in the air' if he'll play Week 8…

    Bengals' A.J. Green: 'Still up in the air' if he'll play Week 8 vs. Ravens

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Cincinnati Bengals are in a bit of a free fall, having lost two of three games (and one tie), and there seems to be a connection with wide receiver A.J. Green having missed the past two contests. They didn't seem to miss him in a 37-37 tie against t…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…
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  • Ron Rivera having to play projects hurting Panthers' growth

    Ron Rivera having to play projects hurting Panthers' growth

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One of the interesting moments following Sunday’s 38-17 loss at Green Bay came when Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was asked if he planned any personnel changes. Rivera stared at the reporter for a second, then said, "I playe…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Seahawks-Panthers 00:53

    NFL Live Prediction: Seahawks-Panthers

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Seattle at Carolina.
  • Video - Jets Fly By Hurricanes 01:05

    Jets Fly By Hurricanes

    Oct 21
    The Jets beat the Hurricanes 3-1 to hand Carolina its fifth straight loss.
  • Video - NFL Says Kuechly Ejection Wrong 01:19

    NFL Says Kuechly Ejection Wrong

    Oct 21
    Ed Werder reacts to the report that the NFL says Panthers LB Luke Kuechly should have not been ejected for inadvertent contact with an official in Sunday's loss to the Packers.
  • Video - Cobb: 'We Know The Power That We Have' 00:22

    Cobb: 'We Know The Power That We Have'

    Oct 19
    Packers receiver Randall Cobb comments on his team's 38-17 win over the Panthers.

Sports Columnists

  • Here Come the Architects

    Oct 22
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Let the debate begin over the historic first two Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributors selections, but make no mistake about the picks of former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf. The Hall is opening the door wide for franchise…
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Big-name wide receiver trades carry risk

    Oct 21
    John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande