Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil serves double duty as the commissioner of the team’s P-I-G indoor toy basketball tournament. Quarterback Cam Newton is not participating in the 32-player bracket this season after a contentious departure from the league, and Kalil said he is taking the tournament public to show Newton that it can survive without him.
Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil serves double duty as the commissioner of the team’s P-I-G indoor toy basketball tournament. Quarterback Cam Newton is not participating in the 32-player bracket this season after a contentious departure from the league, and Kalil said he is taking the tournament public to show Newton that it can survive without him. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil serves double duty as the commissioner of the team’s P-I-G indoor toy basketball tournament. Quarterback Cam Newton is not participating in the 32-player bracket this season after a contentious departure from the league, and Kalil said he is taking the tournament public to show Newton that it can survive without him. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

When P-I-G-S fly: Cam, Kalil, and the art of Panthers indoor silliness

August 16, 2017 10:09 AM

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