Walker’s All-Star selection was worth the wait

Back in 2010, Charlotte’s NBA franchise was known at the time as the Charlotte Bobcats, and one of their star players at the time was Gerald Wallace, who’s strong play earned him the distinction of being the franchise’s first all-star during the 2009-10 campaign.  Now let’s fast forward seven years later to 2017, the franchise…

Charlotte 49ers Football releases its 2017 season schedule

Conference USA released its 2017 football schedule for all of it member institutions today, and the Charlotte 49ers will begin its 5th season of college football with a pair of road games on the road.  The 49ers will open up the season at Eastern Michigan on September 2nd, before heading to Manhattan, Kansas on September…

East Carolina, Appalachian State to play in Charlotte

Earlier today, East Carolina University and Appalachian State University officially announced that the two teams will play a regular-season game in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium, the home field of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, in September of 2021, with the Mountaineers designated as the home team for the matchup, as announced today by the…

Wake Forest to play Notre Dame in Charlotte in 2020

One of the most storied programs in college football will be coming to Charlotte in 2020, as Wake Forest University, along with the Charlotte Sports Foundation, announced today that the Demon Deacons will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Bank of America Stadium on September 26, 2020. At a news conference earlier today…

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Panthers Training Camp information and schedule

Next week, the Carolina Panthers will begin their preparations for the 2016 campaign at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, as the team’s training camp will get underway.  The festivities will get underway next Thursday at 4:00 p.m. with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party, with the first practice of Training Camp coming from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m….

Kemba Walker named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week earlier today for games played from January 18th-January 24th, and this marks the third time that Walker has received the honor, after guiding the Hornets to a 3-1 mark in the week. One of his biggest performances of the week…

Lake Erie gets best of Checkers in win

In Cleveland tonight, the Charlotte Checkers played the 9th of their season-opening 10-game road trip against one of the top defensive team in the American Hockey League, the Lake Erie Monsters, and the Monsters proved that they were too much for the Checkers as they would come away with a 3-2 win on their home…

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Houston at Carolina Game Post

The Panthers open the 2015 home slate with a visit from the Houston Texans on Sunday. The Texans are the Panthers’ least common opponent, having faced off just three times since entering the NFL in 2002. Houston owns a 2-1 edge in the all-time series, but the Panthers notched their first victory in the series…

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Uptown Ideal for MLS, Not East Charlotte

I am a Charlotte native and I love this town. We have had many stadiums and arenas in our time and moving forward, I believe that we need to continue our recent trend of keeping our beloved teams Uptown or in the surrounding area. Nothing against East Charlotte, the area is due for some good news…