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Former Panther Mike Minter and the Campbell Fighting Camels will open the season Thursday by playing hosts to the Charlotte 49ers. It likely will be the biggest crowd in Campbell history.

The Carolina Panthers’ defense will be top 5 in the NFL, the offense won’t. On the questions of the offensive line and Cam Newton’s ankle, I still don’t know.

Former N.C. State standout works three innings with three strikeouts in Class AAA debut

Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker was hard to find after Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, but he was hard to miss while it was going on.

Panthers 28, Chiefs 16: I like the idea of NFL exhibitions more than I like NFL exhibitions. Sunday’s Panthers-Chiefs game was an exception. Weather was perfect, big plays abounded and the game was entertaining.

Former NFL defensive end Ray Edwards, who will co-headline a boxing card Saturday night at Charlotte’s Carole Hoefener Center, has a nickname he prefers – champion.

Training camp ends Tuesday at 11:17 a.m., and after 14 practices Carolina Panthers players are ready to flee their dormitory beds, flee Wofford and flee Spartanburg. This is how they leave.

A Q&A with Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who talks camp highlights, concerns, breaking curfew and more.

I watched the video as many times as I felt I had to, which is to say I watched the video too many times.The sprint car driven by Tony Stewart and the sprint car driven by Kevin Ward Jr. became entangled Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York.

If there was an Exhibition Game Hall of Fame, Panthers cornerback Josh Norman would be in it.

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Tom Sorensen
Tom Sorensen has been a columnist at The Observer for 20 years and has been at the paper for 25, writing about nearly every sport in the Carolinas.