The Carolina Panthers' Kawann Short is ranked among the top defensive tackles by NFL Network, but only has one Pro Bowl selection. After getting a big contract in 2017, Short is looking for more in 2018 — including a Super Bowl appearance.
The Charlotte Hornets' first NBA draft pick in franchise history, Rex Chapman, opened up on his NBA draft experience, memories of Steph Curry as a baby, current Kentucky players going to the NBA, and Charlotte's evolution as an NBA city.
With a chance to select potential future star Michael Porter Jr. in the 2018 NBA draft Thursday, Charlotte instead ended up with the safer choice of Michigan State's Miles Bridges. Porter, though, was a risk worth taking.
With the 34th overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, the Charlotte Hornets selected Kansas point guard Devonte’ Graham, a Raleigh native who averaged 17.3 points and 7.2 assists as a senior and was a first-team All-American.
Marvin Bagley III and Wendell Carter Jr. from Duke headline the ACC prospects being selected in the 2018 NBA Draft. Bagley and Carter were the third pair of Blue Devils teammates selected in the Top 10 of the draft.
Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak hinted on Wednesday the team could use the "draft and stash" strategy with its 55th overall pick. That's exactly what happened, as the Hornets selected Lithuanian stretch forward Arnoldas Kulboka.
Goalie Robin Lehner to become unrestricted free agent after Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill says the team will not extend a qualifying offer to retain the rights of their third-year starter.
UNC coach Mike Fox, as well as junior Kyle Datres and senior Zack Gahagan, talk about the Tar Heels' loss to Oregon State in the College World Series elimination game Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Omaha, Neb, The loss ends North Carolina's season