With Lamelo Ball’s signature shoe, the Puma MB.01, set to drop next month, a local sneakerhead ranks the 5 GOATs

The Charlotte Hornets star has given us an early look, but where will his signature shoe rank among the very best?
By Jalon Hill | November 16, 2021

As UNC Charlotte’s top receiver, Grant DuBose is making the most of a second opportunity

A year ago, the Montgomery, Alabama, native was working at Walmart -- one of three part-time jobs he held while waiting out the pandemic.
By Jalon Hill | October 13, 2021

Decades after a Shrine Bowl snub, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick gets his recognition

The Charlotte Sports Foundation has named an annual high school football award in honor of the 1960s prep standout.
By Jalon Hill | October 11, 2021

Inspired by its civil rights history, Rock Hill will host ‘No Room For Racism’ college basketball classic

The three-day event, scheduled for Dec. 10-12, will feature eight teams representing NCAA Division I schools and HBCUs.
By Sarafina Wright | September 17, 2021

A first for the NFL

At the Panthers' season opener, a Black woman stalked the lines on the officiating team.
By Glenn Burkins | September 13, 2021

Local dentist couple score a deal with Charlotte Hornets

Drs. Drew and Joya Lyons of Smile Savvy Cosmetic Dentistry sign on as a dental partner with the NBA franchise.
By Katrina Louis | September 1, 2021

After 16 years in the NBA, JR Smith looks forward to being a student-athlete at NC A&T

The two-time NBA champion will play golf for the Greensboro HBCU while pursuing a degree in liberal studies.
By Jalon Hill | August 24, 2021

Duke’s Mayo Classic to feature HBCU matchup in 2022 and 2027

North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central will play in the Duke's Mayo Classic at Bank of America Stadium in the two-game series.
By Katrina Louis | May 25, 2021

Will Patrick Mahomes’ Chiefs or Tom Brady’s Buccaneers win in Tampa

Don't place that bet 'till you've heard from our Kid Contributor
By Bryson Best | February 6, 2021

Charlotte sports in 2020: The impact of Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter

We take a look at how the health crisis and racial reckoning affected local sports.
By Kallan Louis | December 30, 2020