Tiger Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medications

Woods said in a statement released by his spokesman that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest but apologized and added that he took full responsibility.
By Reuters | May 30, 2017

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge

The golfing legend was taken into custody at about 3 a.m. near his Jupiter Island home and released hours later on his own recognizance
By Reuters | May 29, 2017

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith headlines 2017 CIAA Hall of Fame inductees

ESPN commentator and Winston-Salem State alum Stephen A. Smith and six others will be inducted Friday into the 2016-17 John B. McLendon Jr. Hall of Fame.
By Janay Boone, Special Correspondent | February 23, 2017

SOCIAL BUZZ: Gay rights activist blasts Observer columnist over #HB2 commentary

Did Charlotte Observer sports writer Scott Fowler miss the mark with his latest commentary on HB2? One local defender of LGBT rights certainly thinks so.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 22, 2016

How Muhammad Ali Taught Us, How Muhammad Ali Made Us

Muhammad Ali helped black men look at America differently. He helped us to see our place here and in the world differently.
By Mark Allan Williams | June 15, 2016

Tributes pour in for Muhammad Ali

The death of Muhammad Ali triggered a worldwide outpouring of affection and admiration for one of the best-known figures of the 20th century.
By By Ricardo Arduengo, REUTERS | June 4, 2016

Serena: SI Sportsperson of the year (video)

By Glenn Burkins | December 17, 2015

Can Cam Newton and the Panthers get any better?

After the Panthers' 44-16 drubbing of the NFL's Washington franchise on Sunday, Newton spoke with reporters about the team's need to improve.
By QCity Metro Staff | November 23, 2015

13 reasons Cam Newton’s dance should be celebrated, not criticized

Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler says critics are overreacting to on-field celebrations of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
By Scott Fowler, The Charlotte Observer | November 17, 2015

With Carolina Panthers at 7-0, Cam Newton’s sulking seems long ago

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says his quarterback has grown up a lot since his rookie year, when Rivera once referred to him as “Mr. Mopeyhead.”
By By Joseph Person, The Charlotte Observer | November 5, 2015