Czech Republic captain Martin Erat has played in the Olympics when the NHL sent it stars to the Winter Games, and he's here now without the NHL's best. He sees every Olympics as wide open, making a semifinal loss so disappointing.
A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony.
The Masters looms 42 days hence. The gentlemen of the PGA Tour played their first competitive round of the calendar year in the same time zone as Augusta on Thursday, so it must be about time to get serious.
Jordan Rinaldi, a graduate of Butler High and UNC Charlotte, is featured on the card for UFC Fight Night Charlotte, taking place Jan. 27 at Spectrum Center. In the biggest match of his career, he faces the undefeated Gregor Gillespie in a lightweight bout that’s part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s big “Fight Night” event.
Local fighter featured on card for UFC Fight Night
Charlotte Checkers shut fans out of Wednesday's AHL game, for their own safety
Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford discusses his illness in exclusive interview
Thomas Davis Sr. hints about his future at move-out day