Hamlin edges out Truex Jr. for Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With a Hail Mary move, Denny Hamlin ended Joe Gibbs’ 23-year drought at the Daytona 500.

  • Panthers believe they will be back in Super Bowl soon

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Carolina quarterback Cam Newton didn’t say much after the Panthers lost Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, but the league’s MVP did promise this: “We’ll be back.”But will they?

  • Panthers' dream season ends in Super Bowl 50 defeat

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have Super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos.

  • Rivera embraces heritage

    Viva Rivera.NFL Coach of the Year contender Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers are expected to have the support of the Hispanic community when they play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 next Sunday.

  • Newton says race a factor in his criticism

    CHARLOTTE – Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race might play a factor in why he’s become a lightning rod for public criticism.“I’m an African-American quarterback that scares people because they haven’t seen nothing that they can compare me to,” said the 6-foot-5, 245-pound Newton.

  • Panthers not satisfied with just reaching Super Bowl

    CHARLOTTE – Carolina coach Ron Rivera remembers turning to Dave Gettleman following a training camp practice this summer, and asking the Panthers general manager, “Am I seeing what I think I’m seeing?”Rivera wanted verification that this Panthers team was clearly the most talented he’s coached in five seasons – one he thought had Super Bowl potential.


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