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  • Warriors' Stephen Curry not backing down to LeBron

    Warriors guard Stephen Curry indicated Tuesday in an interview on The Dan Patrick Show that he believes he is the better offensive player compared to Cleveland's LeBron James. Asked by Patrick who is the better offensive player, Curry said he had never...
  • Racing tragedy could keep drivers from charging onto track

    Clint Elkins, co-owner of Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., said he has seen it happen hundreds of times: An angry driver exits his wrecked race car and storms onto the track to confront the offending driver, even as cars circle the track under...
  • Tragedy on dirt track: Tony Stewart's role investigated

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. The sheriff in charge of investigating Saturday night's crash in which NASCAR star Tony Stewart hit and killed a sprint car driver standing on the track said there is no evidence so far to file criminal charges against Stewart. But...
  • 08/11: Bankruptcies

    Chapter 7 Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include: Samar Automotive Inc., 1315 E. State Road 50, Clermont. Filed: Aug. 1. Assets: $2,597. Liabilities: $476,031. Major...
  • Electrolux in talks to buy GE's appliance business

    Electrolux said Thursday that it's in talks to acquire General Electric's appliance business. "No agreement has been reached, and there can be no assurances that an agreement will be reached," the Swedish company said in a brief statement announcing...
  • Two Brazilian firms bidding to buy Chiquita

    Shares of Chiquita Brands International surged on Monday after two Brazilian companies offered to buy the Charlotte, N.C.-based fruit giant and break up a planned merger with an Irish firm. Sao Paulo, Brazil-based investment firm Safra and Araraquara,...
  • M&M's extends sponsorship with Joe Gibbs Racing and Kyle Busch

    Mars, parent company of M&M's, has signed new multi-year deals with Joe Gibbs Racing and NASCAR, further expanding its presence in the sport. The new agreement with JGR will extend the sponsorship partnership with JGR's No. 18 Toyota team and driver...
  • Mom arrested after son participates in 'Fire Challenge'

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. � A woman has been arrested after allowing her son to participate in the "Fire Challenge," where participants set themselves ablaze then post videos on YouTube, Facebook and other social networking sites. Janie Lachelle Talley, 41,...
  • Bank of America could get tax break on part of $16 billion mortgage settlement

    As Bank of America prepares for a possible multibillion-dollar settlement with the government, the deal is expected to share a feature common to similar settlements with other banks a big portion that's tax-deductible as a business expense. The...
  • Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to play a quarter vs. Chiefs

    The Carolina Panthers packed up in Spartanburg and returned to Charlotte this week, but the question that has hovered over the team for five months followed them home. Judging from some of the responses from Panthers coach Ron Rivera and quarterback...
  • Panthers' Bene Benwikere has friend who died in police shooting on his mind

    Carolina Panthers rookie cornerback Bene Benwikere will remember how kind Ezell Ford was to him. When Benwikere speaks of Ford, a 25-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police on Monday, he sometimes still uses present...