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Scott Fowler: Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was the teamís top receiver in catches and yardage a year ago, and heís back atop both categories after two games in 2014. But what he has done off the field is equally impressive.

Panthers: Defense will hold up without Greg Hardy
Victims' advocates: 'The NFL can bring [domestic violence] to the light'
DeAngelo Williams on mom's breast cancer death
Sorensen's NFL picks: Carolina D made for TV
Three things to watch: Steelers at Panthers

The Pirates set a school record for total yards (789), and UNC a record for most yards allowed in ECU’s 70-41 total domination of the Tar Heels.

NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Six-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson on what he needs to be in position for NASCAR’s 2014 Sprint Cup title: ‘We’re just looking for that sliver of speed.’

It took two penalty flags on the final play before Elon could finally claim a 20-13 victory against the Charlotte 49ers at Rhodes Stadium.

There will be plenty to critique in film sessions next week, but the Duke Blue Devils did defeat the Tulane Green Wave handily, 47-13, at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday.

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An Achilles injury that cost him most of last season is fully healed, Jeff Taylor says.

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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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