Bryan Strickland Senior Writer CHARLOTTE Sept. 2, 2012 – Carolina Panthers fans have been looking forward to Ron Edwards stabilizing the defensive tackle position for more than a year. In a week, they’ll also see what another Edwards can do for the group. The Panthers signed Dwan Edwards on Sunday, a veteran of eight NFL seasons released Friday by a Buffalo Bills team that had a glut of talent at defensive tackle. Dwan Edwards should immediately figure into the mix up front with Ron Edwards, a veteran of 10 seasons who missed last season with a torn tricep. Both will make their Panthers debut at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 9. “Dwan Edwards gives us something we’ve been looking for […]
North Carolina concerts, sports and recreational events.
Upcoming North Carolina ticketed events:
Walk-off Hit by Recent Call Up Lifts Knights to Victory Fort Mill, SC – Brandon Short, just called up from AA-Birmingham Saturday, drove home the game-winning run with a tenth-inning, two-out drive in the left-centerfield gap, and the Knights pulled out a 2-1 extra-inning win over the Durham Bulls Sunday at Knights Stadium. Andre Rienzo, just called up from AA-Birmingham on Thursday, made his first start for Charlotte and struck out ten batters in 6 2/3 innings of work. He allowed five hits and only walked two. Rienzo sat down the first eight batters he faced and struck out three in a row at one point. He struck out six of the first ten he faced through three […]
Mateo Cardona scored 41 seconds into overtime to send the Seahawks home winners with a 1-0 win at Appalachian State.
Senior Stephanie Rose tallied four points to lead UNCW to a 3-2 victory over Davidson Sunday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.
By Matt Rochinski BIZ BATTLES TO MAKE IT IN NBA Bismack Biyombo’s road to the NBA didn’t get off to the easiest start. After recording the first triple-double in the history of the Nike Hoop Summit on April 9, 2011 while playing for the World Select team, tallying 12 points, 11 rebounds and a Hoop Summit-record 10 blocked shots, the 19-year-old Biyombo put the NBA on notice. He impressed the Bobcats brass so much that Charlotte swung a three-team, draft-day trade with Sacramento and Milwaukee to land Biz with the No. 7 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Unfortunately, thanks to the NBA lockout and an extended contract dispute with his overseas team, Biyombo would not officially sign […]
(Durham, NC) – The first place Charlotte Knights opened the month of September with a 2-0 loss to the Durham Bulls in the finale of a two-game series from the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Saturday night.
UNCW defeated Winthrop in straight sets and fell to Davidson in four sets in action at the Deacon Invitational on Saturday.
Charlotte, NC September 1, 2012 – The Carolina Panthers signed the following seven players to the practice squad Saturday: Player Pos Exp. College Bryant Browning G 1 Ohio State Lamont Bryant WR R Morgan State Nate Chandler DT R UCLA Jared Green WR R Southern Nelson Rosario TE R UCLA Armond Smith RB 2 Union College (KY) Zack Williams G 2 Washington State
(Fort Mill, SC) – The Chicago White Sox have purchased the contract of infielder Dan Johnson from the Charlotte Knights, and also recalled right-handed pitchers Deunte Heath and Brian Omogrosso, as announced earlier today by Chicago. Johnson becomes th…