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In his first public comments since he was convicted of assaulting and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend, Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy repeatedly declined to comment about the domestic violence case, but said he regrets being a distraction to the team.

Catch all the live action from Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, S.C.

NASCAR Sprint Cup series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Jeff Gordon is now a five-time winner at the Brickyard. He hopes it’s the precursor to a fifth Sprint Cup Series championship.

For all the skeptics out there, UNC forward Kennedy Meeks has offered proof of his newly developed dunking ability. The Tar Heel posted on his Instagram account on Saturday a short video of him doing a windmill dunk.

ACC Commissioner John Swofford had plenty to smile about in Greensboro last weekend: In the space of a year, the future of the ACC was safely secured – along with a national championship in football.

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