Charlotte

NFL, Players Agree To Temporarily Halt Enforcement Of Anthem Protest Rules

Updated at 12:30 a.m. ET on Friday The National Football League and the NFL Players Association have agreed to suspend enforcement of new rules …

Football (U.S.)

Denzel Washington continues doing bad things for good reasons in “The Equalizer 2”

Denzel Washington, the action hero? If we’re defining “action hero” in the same context as recent blockbusters with characters in suits using …

North Carolina

The Story Behind 'Interconnected,' CLT's New Digital Public Artwork

Passengers this week began flying in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport's $200 million expansion of Concourse A. As they stroll to …

Airports

Charlotte leaders head to Austin for final convention vote

On the eve of what’s expected to be a formal vote to bring the 2020 Republican convention to Charlotte, city officials and business leaders planned …

Republican Convention

Thanks to you, Mary Mahoney Scholarship is now reality

Dear Mom,<p>We did it. We raised $2,848 in 27 days for The Charlotte Post Foundation’s inaugural Mary Mahoney Memorial Scholarship; enough to fund the …

North Carolina

‘I’d pay him.’ Panthers’ Thomas Davis approaches training camp as if it were his last.

After the Panthers wrapped up minicamp last month in Charlotte, veteran linebacker Thomas Davis made it very clear he hoped to play beyond the 2018 …

Football (U.S.)

Steph Curry’s jump into lake explained, plus how the 2-time MVP is spending his summer

You win some, you lose some.<p>And while Steph Curry, the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and All-Star point guard for the Golden State Warriors, …

Basketball

Can Charlotte 49ers change name of Jerry Richardson Stadium?

UNC Charlotte has set no timetable on an announcement on whether the 49ers’ football stadium will continue to bear the name of Carolina Panthers …

C-USA

David Tepper ties MLS aspirations to football plan

PHOTO | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS<p>Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper has floated the idea of adding a Major League Soccer franchise to the Charlotte …

Bank of America

Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list

Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame fashion. I can’t …

North Carolina

NC man tried to kill wife with ant poison, warrants say

Updated:Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:56:48 GMT<p>The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday evening that the suspect, …

Carolina Panthers

Tuscola's Monday earns Shrine Bowl invite

Incoming Tuscola senior Brayden Monday announced on social media Wednesday that he has been invited to the 82nd annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas …

Social Media

Charlotte region hungry for more fresh food accessibility

The Charlotte region is behind in harvesting a homegrown food economy.<p>The report commissioned by the city of Charlotte examines farming in a …

Urban Agriculture

Three wanted in Food Lion armed robbery in Iredell County

- The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying three men in connection to an armed robbery at a local Food Lion …

Armed Robbery

Stock rises for three-star guard Jahmir Young after standout showing at Peach Jam

Jahmir Young isn’t flashy. He’s not the lone star of his high school nor his AAU team. He’s not the player who gets constant national attention — at least not yet.<p>Young knows the things he’s not. But, the DeMatha senior point guard also knows that despite being overlooked, he’s potentially the most …

High School Sports

Panthers Can Take A National Anthem Stand That Unites All

The National Football League and its players’ union continue to butt heads over players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial …

Carolina Panthers

Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz, for a week, back in the game. Could it become more?

Bobby Lutz was coaching again this weekend, bouncing around with the same boundless energy that he always had as head coach with the Charlotte 49ers …

College Sports

Council Vote Ends 2 Weeks Of Debate, Positions City For RNC

After a debate that Mayor Vi Lyles called one of the most difficult of her career, a divided Charlotte City Council voted 6 to 5 Monday to support …

Government

Why Chris Lane Is 'Thankful' for the Injury That Ended His Baseball Career and Led Him to Music

Although Chris Lane released his sophomore album <i>Laps Around the Sun</i> Friday, when he was growing up in North Carolina, the rising country music star …

North Carolina

Here Are The Highest-Paid Public And Private University Officials In North Carolina

A new report from The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks the country’s highest-paid university officials. A number in North Carolina fell in the top …

College & University

Everything you need to know if the 2020 RNC comes to Charlotte

Charlotte City Council will meet at 2 p.m. Monday to vote on whether to move forward with contracts with the Republican National Committee to host …

Government

Chicago White Sox, Charlotte Knights fans await the next big thing

Like any other sports fans, baseball followers are always awaiting the next big thing.<p>In Chicago, White Sox fans continue to wonder when pitcher …

Baseball

Gorillaz – ‘The Now Now’ Album Review

A recovery album that lacks the charm of old<p>Aaron Febre | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments<p>Artwork Courtesy of Parlophone Records<p>When we last heard from …

North Carolina

Universities Share Tech-Enhanced Advising Strategies

Three institutions -- the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, California State University Fresno and Montgomery County Community College -- …

Higher Education

Questions seek answers as start of Panthers training camp nears

PHOTO | CURTIS WILSON<p>Panthers receiver Curtis Samuel (10), whose rookie season was cut short by injury, will try to earn more playing time in the …

Football (U.S.)

Auschwitz 'A Sobering And Powerful Experience' For Davidson Basketball Team

Last week, 13 members of the Davidson Wildcats men’s basketball team returned from a road trip of a very different sort – one that involved no …

Basketball

A few vignettes about the Charlotte Hornets’ Bismack Biyombo, a man who enjoys life

Bismack Biyombo can run the court, set a pick, grab a rebound and block a shot. He grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo a soccer player, so he …

NBA

Carolina Panthers founder’s statue is no tribute to his legacy. But it’s close to it.

If the statue of Jerry Richardson were human, it would be a toddler. The statue will celebrate its second birthday next week, the same week that …

Carolina Panthers

Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup: RNC Debate; New Panthers Owner David Tepper Speaks; CIAA Gone?

Friday, July 13 2018 Charlotte is the front runner for the Republican Convention in 2020. Not everyone wants it, and the RNC is waiting for the city …

David Tepper

Charlotte Hornets rookie Devonte Graham is out indefinitely. Here’s why.

Charlotte Hornets rookie point guard Devonte Graham has been diagnosed with a “condylar lesion” in his right knee and will be out an undetermined …

Basketball