Sports Archive

Panthers’ McCaffrey hoping stats translate to wins this year

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Christian McCaffrey would welcome another huge statistical season — if it translates into more wins for the Panthers. McCaffrey enjoyed a breakout season in 2018, flirting with prospect

New Panthers’ practice facility coming to South Carolina

ROCK HILL, S.C. — David Tepper has promised to build a “world class” NFL practice facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina. However, the Carolina Panthers owner offered no new details Wednesday on when or where construction will

Coach: Not a big deal that Cam Newton isn’t throwing yet

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton still isn’t throwing a football four months after surgery on his throwing shoulder. Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn’t worried. Rivera downplayed Newton sitting out of passing

Carolina Panthers offered $120M to move practice field to SC

By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina appears ready to offer $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina, after the

Panthers checked off boxes in NFL draft, addressed needs

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers general manager Marty Hurney methodically addressed the Carolina’s most pressing needs, checking off one-by-one during the three-day NFL draft. Carolina selected defensive end Brian Burns from Florida

Panthers select Florida State DE Burns with 1st round pick

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When he was 8 years old, Brian Burns celebrated when his older brother Stanley McGlover was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round. Thirteen years later,

Panthers sign former Patriots WR Chris Hogan to 1-year deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Chris Hogan from the New England Patriots to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not released Friday. The 30-year-old Hogan spent the last

Julius Peppers: ‘It’s see ya later’ in retirement from Carolina Panthers

Charlotte, N.C. — Julius Peppers, a two-sport star at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who played most of his professional football career for the Carolina Panthers, announced on Friday that he will retire after

South Carolina House approves incentives for sports teams

By CHRISTINA L. MYERS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina House lawmakers gave key approval Tuesday to legislation that offers millions in job tax credits and other incentives to professional sports teams, strengthening their pitch to