- AP Source: Panthers-Newton 5-year deal worth $103.8 million
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman believes Cam Newton can lead the Panthers to "the Promised Land" so he made the fifth-year quarterback the highest-paid player in franchise history.
- Column: NASCAR has long needed a driver council for feedback
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It started last fall as a text message chain that included roughly 20 of NASCAR's top drivers. The purpose of that group chat was for the drivers to hash out where the current rules package was headed and attempt to gain a consensus on what was best for the competitors.
- UNC Wilmington track, cross country programs safe for '15-16
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina-Wilmington's running programs are safe for the upcoming academic year.
- AP Source: Panthers, Cam Newton contract talks continue
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Contract talks between the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton on a multi-year contract extension are continuing and the sides are close to getting a deal done, said a person close to the negotiations.
- Kyle Thompson wins Rex Hospital Open for 3rd time
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Thompson became the first player in Web.com Tour history to win an event three times, taking the Rex Hospital Open in a playoff Sunday.
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