Knights to host “Women in Baseball Night” on Tuesday

The Charlotte Knights will pay tribute to the women who helped shaped the game of baseball with “Women in Baseball Night” tomorrow night at 7:05, when the Knights take on the Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the Louisville Bats at BB&T Ballpark.  Among the guests who will be in attendance will be Jean Faut,…

NBA All-Star Game officially returns to Charlotte in 2019

Come February 2019, the NBA biggest stars will shine in “The Queen City”, as earlier today, the National Basketball Association and the Charlotte Hornets announced that the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend will be held in Charlotte from February 15th-17th with the All-Star Game slated to take place on February 17, 2019 at the Spectrum Center….

Panthers to hold joint practices with Titans in Nashville

Yesterday afternoon, the Carolina Panthers announced that they will hold a joint practice with the Tennessee Titans on August 16th and 17th at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville, Tennessee, ahead of their preseason match-up on Saturday, August 19th at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. Both practices will be open to the public. Panthers head coach…

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Panthers unveil slate of 2017 preseason games

Earlier today, the Carolina Panthers officially released its schedule of games for the 2017 preseason, with 2 home games slated to take place at Bank of America Stadium, and 2 others slated to take place away from Charlotte.  This time around, Carolina will be facing four opponents from out of the American Football Conference(AFC). Carolina…

Knights sweep Tides to improve to 4-0 on the season

After last night’s 15-5 rout of the Norfolk Tides, the Charlotte Knights were looking for a sweep of the season-opening 4-game homestand from Norfolk at BB&T Ballpark this afternoon, and unlike last night, the Knights would get some solid pitching from starter Tyler Danish, who went 5 innings and giving up one run while striking…

Charlotte Knights to become Charlotte “Pitmasters” for July 15th game

At the team’s season-ticket pick up party held today at BB&T Ballpark in uptown Charlotte, Charlotte Knights general manager Rob Egan announced that for one night only on July 15th, during the team’s “Carolina BBQ Battle Royale” night, the Knights will evolve into the Charlotte “Pitmasters” for that night’s game against the Gwinnett Braves, the triple-A…

Hurricanes trade defenseman Hainsey to Pittsburgh for draft pick and Kristo

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has traded defenseman Ron Hainsey to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft and forward Danny Kristo. In 40 American Hockey League(AHL) games this season with…

Knights unveil promotions schedule for 2017 season

The Charlotte Knights today announced it’s promotional schedule for the team’s 30th anniversary season this year, and it will all begin with Opening Knight on April 6th at BB&T Ballpark, when the Knights will take on the Norfolk Tides.  Beginning with the home opener, the team’s wildly-popular Thirsty Thursdays will return, featuring $3 domestic drafts…

Hurricanes acquire Philip Samuelsson from Montreal in exchange for Keegan Lowe

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired defenseman Philip Samuelsson from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Keegan Lowe. In 40 games this season with Montreal’s AHL affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps, the 25-year-old Samuelsson has scored…