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High-Flying TORC Series Racing Returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte

High-Flying TORC Series Racing Returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC April 21, 2014 – TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL, the popular Baja-style off-road truck racing series, will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte April 25-26 with the Husqvarna Showdown. The TORC series includes popular drivers Jessie and Jarit Johnson, brothers to NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson, Arie Luyendyk Jr., and father and son duo, Johnny and CJ Greaves. Drivers push the limits over jump filled natural terrain tracks in two- or four-wheel drive trucks built to race. With unrivalled action, TORC bridges the gap between extreme sports and traditional racing with an edge not found in other forms of motorsports. The radical obstacles at The Dirt Track will offer genuine racing excitement that will have fans […]

NBA Playoffs: Charlotte Bobcats Can’t Grab Game 1

NBA Playoffs: Charlotte Bobcats Can’t Grab Game 1

By Shane Skeary bobcats.com MIAMI, FL April 20, 2014 88vs.99 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FLA 1 2 3 4 CHA 23 19 23 23 88 MIA 19 30 23 27 99 Preview | Boxscore | Chat Replay | Game Gallery THE RESULT Kemba Walker led the Cats with a team-high 20 points and Al Jefferson had a double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds), but Charlotte couldn’t hang on to open up the franchise’s second-ever playoff series, falling, 99-88, to the Miami Heat on April 20 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. TURNING POINTS After being outscored by Miami, 30-16, in the second quarter and trailing, 49-42, at half, the Cats fought their way back in the third quarter on […]

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

Old Crow Medicine Show announce Raleigh & Charlotte dates

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW   WITH SPECIAL GUEST SHOVELS & ROPE   AUGUST 20 – RED HAT AMPHITHEATER RALEIGH   AUGUST 21 – UPTOWN AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW will play Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh on August 20 & Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on August 21.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 25 at 10am at LiveNation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Tickets for the August 20 Raleigh show will also be available at Duke Energy Center box office and Belk box office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre.   Tickets for the August 21 Charlotte show will also be available at The Fillmore Charlotte box office.   For more information go to livenation.com.   # # […]

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Kings of Leon announce fall tour coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

KINGS OF LEON 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR   WITH SPECIAL GUESTS YOUNG THE GIANT & KONGOS   SEPTEMBER 16 – PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE (FORMERLY VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE)   SEPTEMBER 17 – WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH Kings Of Leon announced the third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the Live Nation mobile app and at www.livenation.com.   KINGS OF LEON will bring their […]

NBA Playoffs: Keys to Game 1 Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

NBA Playoffs: Keys to Game 1 Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

By Jace Darling, bobcats.com April 18, 2014 Chat Live against Miami | Video: Cats vs Heat Playoff Preview After finishing the season with the franchise’s second-best record ever (43-39) the Bobcats were rewarded with their second trip to the NBA Playoffs. The 10th and final season of the Bobcats has been one of the most exciting and competitive teams this franchise has ever put on the floor. The excitement starts at the top. During the offseason, President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins and General Manager Rich Cho worked tirelessly to hire a new coach in Steve Clifford, as well as bring in arguably the greatest free agent signing in club history, Al Jefferson. Not to mention re-signing a core of […]

Big Al Jefferson Back-to-Back Player of the Month

Big Al Jefferson Back-to-Back Player of the Month

Jefferson Averaged 24.5 Points and 14.3 Rebounds To Lead Bobcats To NBA’s Best Record in April Al Jefferson Player Page | Game Recaps Charlotte, NC April 18, 2014 – The NBA announced today that Bobcats center Al Jefferson has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for games played in April. Jefferson, who led the Bobcats to an NBA-best 7-1 record, earns his second consecutive Player of the Month award and becomes the first center to receive the honor in back-to-back months since Dwight Howard did so in November and December of 2007. Jefferson saw action in all eight games in the month, averaging 24.5 points on .532 shooting (84-158), 14.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 37.9 minutes played. […]

Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs Schedule; Charlotte Opens at Miami on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

BOBCATS TO OPEN 2014 NBA PLAYOFFS IN MIAMI ON SUNDAY AT 3:30 PM; CHARLOTTE HOSTS FIRST HOME PLAYOFF GAME  ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26 AT 7 PM Bobcats First-Round Playoff Tickets On Sale Now at Bobcats.com, Time Warner Cable Arena Box Office, All Ticketmaster Locations or by Calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX  CHARLOTTE, NC April 17, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats 2014 NBA Playoffs schedule was announced today by the NBA. The No. 7-seeded Bobcats will play the No. 2-seeded Miami Heat in a best-of-seven first-round series in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Bobcats 2014 Playoffs, presented by Novant Health, Papa John’s and Sprite, will be the franchise’s second postseason appearance and first since 2010. Game 1 of the Bobcats-Heat series will be Sunday, […]

Langdon, Capps, McGaha and Ray Top the Leaderboard Going Into Sunday’s Eliminations at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Langdon, Capps, McGaha and Ray Top the Leaderboard Going Into Sunday’s Eliminations at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

CONCORD, NC April 12, 2014 – For the second season in a row Shawn Langdon will enter eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals as the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into eliminations as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the Bellagio of drag strips. Langdon piloted his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.753 second pass at 321.81 mph during the first day of qualifying and that run held up as hotter temperatures cooled down the runs in the two qualifying sessions on Saturday. CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY TICKETS “We’ve had a really good car […]

Lady Cat Social Media Sweetheart of the Week – Katrina

Lady Cat Social Media Sweetheart of the Week – Katrina

Each week this season a Lady Cat will be highlighted as our Social Media Sweetheart. During the week, fans will get an inside look into the lives of these hard working ladies through social media. This week’s sweetheart is Katrina. Lady Cat Katrina Gallery | Lady Cat Katrina Facebook Page CHARLOTTE, NC March 31, 2014 Throughout the 13-14 season, the Bobcats are highlighting one Lady Cat each week as a Social Media Sweetheart. During the week, fans will get an inside look into the lives of these hard working ladies as they go about their daily lives at their offices, classrooms, Lady Cats practices, family outings and Bobcats games. Hometown:Denver, CO Occupation:Cocktail waitress, nanny Education:UNCC Hobbies:Playing basketball, working out Dream […]

Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward DJ White to 2nd 10-Day Contract

Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward DJ White to 2nd 10-Day Contract

CHARLOTTE, NC March 31, 2014 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has signed forward DJ White to a second 10-day contract. The 6-9 White has seen action in one game for the Bobcats this season, tallying one rebound and one steal in four minutes. He is in his sixth NBA season and has career averages of 5.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 133 games played with the Thunder, Bobcats and Celtics. For his career, White has shot .507 from the field (348-686) and .720 from the free-throw line (113-157). Prior to joining the Bobcats, White played 27 games this season for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. He averaged […]