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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Head-to-head losers ranked higher?

Nov. 28, 2022 10:53 AM EST

The college football season goes so fast. Seems like it was just yesterday that Florida State won a wild game against LSU on the Sunday of Labor weekend. Who could forget it? Well, 12 weeks later, it appears some AP Top 25 voters have. The Associated...

Broncos' league-worst scoring offense has another dud

Nov. 27, 2022 19:20 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' offense is stuck in mud — and it appears no one is coming to help pull it out. Russell Wilson turned in yet another lackluster performance on Sunday, managing just one late touchdown pass in a 23-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The...

Darnold leads Panthers past reeling Broncos 23-10

Nov. 27, 2022 18:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Darnold has been waiting more than 10 months for another chance to prove he can lead the Carolina Panthers. It finally came on Sunday, and he made the most of it. Darnold threw for a touchdown and recovered his own fumble for another score...

Williams' 14 lead Charlotte past Presbyterian 69-42

Nov. 26, 2022 18:07 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brice Williams scored 14 points as Charlotte beat Presbyterian 69-42 on Saturday. Williams was 5 of 9 shooting and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the 49ers (5-2). Aly Khalifa added 13 points while shooting 5 for 9, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc,...

Oubre scores 28, Hornets snap T-Wolves' 5-game win streak

Nov. 25, 2022 20:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 28 points, and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Minnesota's five-game win streak with a 110-108 victory over Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves on Friday night. Terry Rozier had 22 points and eight assists, helping the Hornets (6-14) win...

Struggling Broncos, Panthers search for consistent QB play

Nov. 25, 2022 15:01 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both made a concerted effort during the offseason to upgrade the quarterback position. But with the NFL season entering the stretch run, neither team has much to show for it. Russell Wilson has struggled...

Rozier's big 4th quarter leads Hornets past Sixers 107-101

Nov. 23, 2022 22:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored nine of his 22 points in the final 5 minutes as the Charlotte Hornets rallied past the Philadelphia 76ers 107-101 on Wednesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams. Charlotte, which trailed by 13 points in the first half, won for...

Ashby scores 22 as Queens downs Lynchburg 107-72

Nov. 23, 2022 21:49 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Ashby's 22 points off of the bench helped Queens to a 107-72 victory over Lynchburg on Wednesday night. Ashby added five assists for the Royals (5-1). AJ McKee scored 16 points while shooting 4 for 7 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 6 of 6 from the free...

TV meteorologist, pilot die in news helicopter crash

Nov. 22, 2022 18:18 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A helicopter pilot and a meteorologist who worked for a North Carolina television station died Tuesday when a news helicopter crashed along a Charlotte-area interstate, with police praising the pilot for heroically avoiding the roadway in his final moments. ...

Panthers bench Mayfield; Darnold to start at QB vs Broncos

Nov. 22, 2022 17:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It’s Sam Darnold’s turn at quarterback for the struggling Carolina Panthers. The team announced Tuesday that Darnold will make his season debut on Sunday against the Denver Broncos after interim head coach Steve Wilks decided to bench Baker Mayfield...