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Jones and Florida International knock off Charlotte 57-54

Feb. 02, 2023 22:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denver Jones scored 22 points to lead Florida International and secured the victory with a jump shot with 29 seconds left as the Panthers took down Charlotte 57-54 on Thursday night. Jones also added four steals for the Panthers (12-11, 6-6 Conference USA)....

Rozier, Washington help Hornets rally past Heat 122-117

Jan. 29, 2023 16:40 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 31 points, P.J. Washington had 27 and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Miami's three-game win streak with a 122-117 victory over the Heat on Sunday. LaMelo Ball scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as Charlotte improved to 7-16 at...

Florida International knocks off Middle Tennessee 82-74

Jan. 28, 2023 23:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Denver Jones scored 21 points as Florida International beat Middle Tennessee 82-74 on Saturday night. Jones added seven rebounds for the Panthers (11-11, 5-6 Conference USA). Nick Guadarrama, Dashon Gittens and Javaunte Hawkins each had 12 points. The...

Olivari and Rice defeat Charlotte 65-63

Jan. 26, 2023 22:46 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Quincy Olivari led Rice with 26 points and 10 rebounds and sealed the victory with a pair of free throws with two seconds left as the Owls defeated Charlotte 65-63 on Thursday night. Aly Khalifa's 3-pointer for Charlotte tied the game at 63-all with 13 seconds left. ...

Daughter's pit bull inspired mom to fight dog overpopulation

Jan. 21, 2023 00:13 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cindy Himmel opens the front door of her Dilworth home and three dogs come spilling out — Lulu, a teeny mutt she’s had for about 10 years; Ruby, an even teenier Havenese mix she’s had for 14-plus; and Pearl, an American bulldog mix with cancer, adopted just last...

AP source: Panthers postpone interviews after Walkes' death

Jan. 20, 2023 18:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have postponed interviews with head coaching candidates Sean Payton and Kellen Moore after the death of Charlotte FC soccer player Anton Walkes, according to a person familiar with the situation. Panthers owner David Tepper and other...

Soccer player Anton Walkes, 25, dies in Florida boat crash

Jan. 20, 2023 10:41 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Professional soccer player Anton Walkes has died from injuries he sustained in a boat crash off the coast of Miami, authorities said Thursday. Walkes, who was 25, was found unconscious and taken to a hospital after the crash between two boats Wednesday near the Miami...

Duke Energy Carolinas seeks North Carolina rate increases

Jan. 19, 2023 16:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Carolinas asked North Carolina regulators on Thursday to let it raise residential electricity rates by nearly 18% over three years as part of a broad request to raise revenues from its 2 million customers in the state. Proceeds from the rate case...

Campbell's consolidating snacks division, moving jobs to NJ

Jan. 18, 2023 13:51 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Campbell’s Soup Co. plans to spend about $50 million to upgrade of its headquarters in New Jersey as it consolidates the central offices of snacks businesses from North Carolina and Connecticut. The company announced Wednesday it will add about 330 positions...

Column: Hendrick checking off his own personal bucket list

Jan. 17, 2023 12:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports started as All-Star Racing in a old shop with wood-paneled walls and just enough room for its eight employees. Rick Hendrick had cobbled together just enough money to launch that unsponsored NASCAR team for the 1984 season. He had owned...