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

Former Carolina Panther Thomas Davis Sr. announces retirement

The NFL linebacker, who spent 14 seasons with the Panthers, will play his final regular-season game this weekend.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 30, 2020

The Kid Knows Sports: Panthers vs. Packers prediction

Our Kid Contributor knows it'll be a tough game for the Carolina Panthers, but he's previewing Saturday's matchup and predicting a winner.
By Bryson Best | December 18, 2020

Hornets’ President, CIAA Commissioner talk joining sports leadership council, Covid effect and increasing tourism

Fred Whitfield and Jacqie McWilliams are among the 31 individuals part of the North Carolina Sports Leadership Council. The group is helping to increase sports event tourism across the state.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 15, 2020