Hornets add Thompson and Washburn to training camp roster

CHARLOTTE, NC – Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed forward Sam Thompson and center Jason Thompson to their training camp roster.  Per team policy, terms of both deals were not released.  The roster for the team’s training camp now stands at 18 players. Last season at Ohio State,…

Panthers Take Over Jacksonville

  A win is a win right? The Panthers, while not perfect, start the 2015 campaign 1-0. In the NFL, all wins are worth celebrating and plenty of Panther fans were celebrating in Jacksonville on September 13th. The Roaring Riot, the Carolina Panthers fan club, organized a large tailgate with close to 500 Panther fans…

Checkers reveal 2015-16 promotional schedule

The Charlotte Checkers today announced its schedule of promotions for the 2015-16 season.  Along with the return of the team’s wildly-popular events, such as Race Weekend(January 22nd and 23rd), Pink in the Rink Weekend(February 12th and 13th), Teddy Bear Toss(December 20th), and the Pooch Party(April 10th), the upcoming season will also feature several events to…

Panther Statue

Thomas’s Tidbits: Panthers win over Jaguars

Ah, football season is upon us. I had to put on long pants and a jacket to take out the dog this morning with the nip in the air. It’s the best time of the year, mainly because I don’t sweat instantly when I step outside like I do during the summer. Oh, and by…

Luke Kuechly - Photo by Gene Ferrell

Panthers at Jaguars Game Post

The Carolina Panthers open the regular season on Sunday as the team travels to face the Jacksonville Jaguars. Since entering the NFL as expansion teams in 1995, the Panthers and Jaguars have met just five previous times in the regular season. Jacksonville holds a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series after Carolina won 16-10 in…

Presbyterian at Charlotte Preview

The 49ers host FCS Presbyterian in their first home game of the season. Charlotte defeated Geor-gia State, 23-20, in Atlanta, Friday, to open its FBS era. It was the 49ers first game against an FBS opponent and their first game as an FBS team. Presbyterian fell on the road at Miami (Ohio), 26-7, Saturday. Charlotte…

Knights season ends in loss to Gwinnett

The Charlotte Knights 2015 campaign came to a close earlier today at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, Georgia, as the Gwinnett Braves would come away victorious with a 6-2 win over Charlotte.  With the loss, the Knights wrap up the season with a 74-70 mark, good enough for third place in the South Division of the…

Dave Gettleman | Photo by Gene Ferrell

Panthers name their Final 53, how did we stack up?

If you’ve visited the site at all over the last few weeks, you saw my very boring looking spreadsheet posts trying to break down the Panthers’ Final 53 from the beginning. All things considered, I did a decent job, but frankly, some of these were no brainers, so I’m not patting myself on the back…