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.
Scenes from Wednesday's Charlotte Checkers - Bridgeport Sound Tigers game at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The AHL team played without fans due to dangerous driving conditions caused by snow left by Winter Storm Inga.
Former tennis star Andre Agassi has found a new mission - building schools for at-risk kids. Agassi and his business partner have built 79 schools around the country over the past four years including KIPP Change Academy in east Charlotte, which he visited on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.
Chase Sapphire card holders enjoy the Chase Cardmember hospitality tent which included a free cooking demonstration by chef Todd English on opening day of the PGA Championship Tournament at Quail Hollow Club, Thursday, August 10, 2017.
John Daly has never let professional golf stand in the way of his having a good time. Daly had an 8:20 a.m. tee time Thursday at Charlotte’s Quail Hollow Club for the first round of the PGA Championship. Wednesday night he was captured on multiple Twitter feeds singing with Darius Rucker.
Golf courses are normally quiet, with noise being frowned upon. But on Wednesday, when golfers finished their practice round for the PGA Championship at hole 18 at Quail Hollow Club, there was an explosion of young eager voices hoping to get an autograph from their favorite golfers. The professionals attempted to sign as many as they could, with notables being Henrik Stenson, Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth. While not everyone got an autograph, there's always next time.
Golf course architect Tom Fazio isn't surprised that the PGA is happy to have the Quail Hollow Club hosting the PGA Championship. Before a single competitive shot has been struck, the PGA has said they will be back.