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While Jerricho Cotchery already has made an impression on several of the Panthers’ first-year players, he’s also shown he can still play.

East Carolina plays North Carolina on Saturday, and Pirates football fans haven't been this excited about a home game since, well, maybe forever.

NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Brad Keselowski says he still hasn’t done anything yet to establish himself as the favorite to win the Chase. Some of his fellow Sprint Cup drivers would make an argument to the contrary.

Among the more enjoyable aspects of Charlotte 49ers football coach Brad Lambert’s job is to call a walk-on player into his office and give him the good news that he’s earned a scholarship.

Get scores, big plays and more from Observer reporters on high school football action in the Charlotte area.

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Charlotte 49ers junior Monica Trickett, Conference USA's women's soccer preseason defender of the...

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The 2014-15 Living Here Guide is in Sunday's paper and online now. It's your guide to the best shopping, dining, and entertainment information, plus valuable insight into Charlotte's housing market, history and business landscape.

Charlotte Hornets bid to host 2017 or 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend

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