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Panthers GM Dan Morgan stresses patience, sticking with plan as key to ending 6-year playoff drought

Jul. 23, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers new general manager Dan Morgan understands it’s not easy to dramatically change the trajectory of an NFL franchise following a 2-15 season. It can take some time. That’s why Morgan is preaching patience, even as the...

McMillon still leans on wrestling experience in roaming the secondary for Pittsburgh

Jul. 23, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Donovan McMillon roams Pittsburgh’s secondary thinking about angles to take on a ballcarrier and the eagerness to take him down in a 1-on-1 shot. The safety said his time on a very different stage — the wrestling mat — still influences how he manages...

Panthers receiver Adam Thielen leads American Century Championship

Jul. 12, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Carolina Panthers receiver Adam Thielen took a one-point lead over playing partner Mardy Fish on Friday after the first round of the American Century Championship. Thielen had an eagle and three birdies at Edgewood Tahoe in a 24-point round under the...

Uruguay coach Marcelo Bielsa says players deserve apology, not sanctions after Copa America fight

Jul. 12, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Uruguay coach Marcelo Bielsa thinks his players deserve an apology, not sanctions, for going into the stands at Bank of America Stadium and participating in a fight with Colombia fans following his team’s 1-0 Copa America semifinal loss. An angry Bielsa...

Uruguay players defend decision to enter crowd to protect families amid Copa America brawl

Jul. 11, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Uruguay striker Luis Suárez defended his teammates’ decision to enter the stands following a 1-0 loss to Colombia in the Copa America semifinals, saying the action was necessary to defend families and supporters. After a physical and emotional game that...

Former NFL executive, Cardinals star Adrian Wilson arrested on misdemeanor assault charge

Jul. 09, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers executive and Arizona Cardinals star safety Adrian Wilson was arrested in Arizona on June 1 on charges of assault, property damage and disorderly conduct, according to the Scottsdale Police Department. The police department said in a...

Panthers staying in Charlotte after city council approves $800M joint deal for stadium renovations

Jun. 24, 2024 22:06 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are staying in Charlotte for the foreseeable future. The Charlotte City Council voted Monday night to approve a joint $800 million stadium renovation plan with the Carolina Panthers that ties the NFL team to the city for the next 20...

QB-receiver tandem of Baker Mayfield and Sterling Shepard are excited to be reunited with Bucs

Jun. 13, 2024 14:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield jumpstarted his NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now, the quarterback is hoping to help a former college teammate do the same. Sterling Shepard, the ex-New York Giants receiver who played with the No. 1 overall pick from...

NFL's dedication to expanding flag football starts at the top with Commissioner Roger Goodell

Jun. 11, 2024 12:29 PM EDT

The NFL’s dedication to expanding flag football starts at the top. Commissioner Roger Goodell has been fully invested in growing the non-contact version of the most popular sport in the United States. Flag football introduces more people, including folks around the world, to the...

Panthers, city seek $800M stadium renovation deal to keep team in Charlotte for 20 years

Jun. 03, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers and the City of Charlotte have proposed a partnership deal that would include an $800 million renovation to Bank of America Stadium and keep the NFL team here for 20 years. The renovation would include a fixed $650 million investment...