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September 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton trotted toward coach Ron Rivera on the sideline, his lips moving fast and furious, his eyes rolling around in his head as he berated himself out loud over an uncharacteristic mistake.

Newton had just overthrown a wide open Ed Dickson by 10 yards in the end zone, costing…

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September 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Given the right situation, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. believes his girlfriend still wants to be a race car driver.

Danica Patrick will have to scramble to make that happen. And if the opportunity doesn’t present itself, well, she has plenty of other things to fill her time.


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September 14, 2017

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jason Day’s longtime coach is no longer his caddie.

In a surprising move, Day said Wednesday he has parted ways with Colin Swatton for at least the rest of the year, though he will keep him as the only coach he has ever had. It was the third split this year involving…

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September 14, 2017

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians hit baseball blackjack — 21!

Making history almost every time they take the field, the Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League record and join only two other teams in the past 101…

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September 12, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Ron Rivera felt like a kid on Christmas morning again when the Panthers took the field to play the San Francisco 49ers in the regular season opener.

After months of waiting, he was finally was getting a chance to play with his new toy: rookie running back Christian McCaffrey.…

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September 11, 2017

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Bills rookie head coach Sean McDermott isn’t one to get sentimental, whether it’s reflecting on his first victory or looking ahead to a Carolina homecoming this weekend.

McDermott cracked a slight smile Monday when reminded the Bills lead the AFC East…

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September 11, 2017

CHARLOTTE — It was hardly NASCAR’s finest moment when an ambulance clogged the entrance to Richmond’s pit road in a freak incident that could have ruined the regular-season finale.

A caution in Saturday night’s race — the one that finalizes the field for the playoffs…

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September 10, 2017

DETROIT — Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem.

Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers. His supporters believe…

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September 10, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif.  — Cam Newton threw a pair of touchdown passes following San Francisco turnovers and the Carolina defense shut down Kyle Shanahan’s offense in his coaching debut as the Panthers beat the 49ers 23-3 Sunday.

Newton threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Russell Shepard…

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September 06, 2017

CHARLOTTE — If Kelvin Benjamin had a bad game, he always knew where to turn.

If the media got on him about dropped passes, or people on social media were bullying him for being overweight and out of shape, he knew talking to his mother Christine would make him feel just a little better.…

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