soccer

Power the Pitch Rally to take place on Monday

The group that is vying for an Major League Soccer expansion franchise in Charlotte will hold a “Power the Pitch” rally on Monday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. at First Ward Park in uptown Charlotte, with festivities getting underway at 4:30 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and giveaways for those in attendance. MLS officials are…

Checkers set 2017-18 regular season schedule

The American Hockey League released its schedules for all of its member clubs today, and the Charlotte Checkers will open up its 8th season as a member of the American Hockey League on Friday, October 6th in Hartford against the Wolf Pack, marking just the seventh time that Charlotte will open up the season on…

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Panthers annual Fan Fest to take place on August 4th

Earlier today, the Carolina Panthers announced that this year’s Fan Fest will take place on Friday, August 4th at Bank of America Stadium.  This year’s event will be totally different for those planning on attending, as tickets for this year’s edition of Fan Fest will be $5 for a reserved ticket, with all proceeds going…

Hurricanes broadcast team to return in 2017-18 season

RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes announced today that the team’s broadcasters, including television play-by-play voice John Forslund, color analyst Tripp Tracy, and radio play-by-play voice Chuck Kaiton have all signed new agreements to remain with the Hurricanes organization, while in an additional announcement made by Hurricanes president Don Waddell, Mike Maniscalco will continue his role…

Knights star Moncada named to IL All-Star team

The International League announced its roster for the 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game, which will be held in Tacoma, Washington this year, and among them is Charlotte Knights second baseman Yoan Moncada. Ranked the number one prospect in the Chicago White Sox organization, and in Major League Baseball overall, Moncada has been the star of the…

Asche’s walk-off in bottom of ninth caps off Knights rally

Last night at BB&T Ballpark, the Charlotte Knights and Columbus Clippers would battle back and fourth in the latter stages of their game, but it would all come down to the final inning of action, as the Knights were trailing by just one run, and Cody Asche would be the hero for Charlotte, as his…

Hornets finally get the man they wanted in Malik Monk

Gerry Rafferty once said “If you get it wrong, you’ll get it right next time”. That is exactly what the Charlotte Hornets had in mind entering last night’s NBA Draft.  Their recent draft history had a little bit of ups and downs during Rich Cho’s tenure as Hornets general manager, but last night, Cho knew…

Carolina Hurricanes set schedule for 2017-18 season

The National Hockey League released its schedule for all 31 of their member clubs, and the Carolina Hurricanes will begin its 20th season of NHL hockey in North Carolina on Saturday, October 7th at PNC Arena in Raleigh as they take on the Minnesota Wild.  It will be the first time in three years that…

Hurricanes acquire defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from Vegas

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that they have acquired defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk, along with a seventh-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, from the expansion Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for Pittsburgh’s second round selection(62nd overall) in the 2017 NHL…