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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera should sit defensive end Greg Hardy one more game and then, starting Sept.28 at Baltimore, the coach should let Hardy play until his trial.

The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

The Providence Panthers give up 20 unanswered points to Myers Park in the second half, but hold on to win 27-20.

A year after enduring a 55-31 defeat against the Pirates in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels are giving ECU their full attention.

Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren said his team needs to be focused on this week, and the Presbyterian Blue Hose, and not the start of ACC play.

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Providence 27, Myers Park 20
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