July 28, 2016

SPARTANBURG, S.C.  - Ron Rivera is a student of history, which is why he has been quick to address the elephant in the Carolina Panthers locker room.

The two-time NFL Coach of the Year reminded players that the last team to return to a Super Bowl after losing it the previous season was the…

Panthers DT Short won't holdout; S Coleman gets extension

July 27, 2016

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short said he won’t hold out while awaiting a new contract from the Carolina Panthers.

Short reported to training camp on time Wednesday, the same day the Panthers announced they gave safety Kurt Coleman a three-year extension that runs…

Local high schools official preps for Spain softball trip

July 27, 2016

Rocky Mount resident Kenny Dickerson will have another up-close view of how sports brings together people of different cultures

Dickerson will head to Spain this weekend where he will be an assistant coach at the European Softball Federation Junior Championships in Santboiana, Spain.

Dickerson will…

ACC gets new look with arrival of 4 new coaches for 2016

July 26, 2016

CHARLOTTE — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s four new coaches find very different challenges ahead for the 2016 season.

Miami’s Mark Richt is charged with helping a program leap into the league’s upper echelon, while Virginia Tech’s Justin Fuente must reverse the slide…