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  • Hornets' P.J. Hairston: Chance meeting at grocery store led to car swap with Josh Gordon

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston said he met Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon at a Chapel Hill grocery store, which eventually led to Gordon driving Hairston's Cadillac when he was arrested on a DWI charge in Raleigh....
  • Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps set for Georgia splash

    Ryan Lochte will jump back into the pool this weekend with his SwimMAC Carolina team at a meet in Georgia, testing his problematic left knee and competing against longtime rival Michael Phelps. Lochte has been training in Charlotte, North Carolina...
  • Cam Newton's little brother earning his stripes

    FORT MILL, S.C. As Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stood on the 50-yard line at Nation Ford High's football field, providing commentary on a throwing competition in his foundation's 7-on-7 tournament, a young man with strikingly similar...
  • Cam Newton works with other Panthers on chemistry

    GREENSBORO, N.C. It's 10:20 p.m. Wednesday after a one-hour throwing session and Cam Newton is telling his teammates in the post-session huddle to tell him if he's messing up. If fellow quarterbacks Joe Webb and Matt Blanchard are messing up, he wants...
  • Electrolux's North American profits rise despite sluggish sales elsewhere

    Profits for Swedish appliance maker Electrolux are continuing to rise in North America, even as sluggish sales and low demand elsewhere led to an overall net loss in the company's second quarter. The company, which moved its North American headquarters...
  • Jeff Gordon seeking fifth win at Brickyard

    Jeff Gordon's career is touching a lot of milestones this season. Here's one more. Next week's return to the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway marks the 20th anniversary of Gordon's win in that iconic facility's inaugural NASCAR event. In...
  • Parents, nurses fear school nurse cutbacks can be dangerous to children's health

    WASHINGTON Parents in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated this month when their county commissioners approved a budget that includes $1.8 million to make sure every public school has a full-time nurse. The agreement capped two years of work by a parents advocacy...
  • Taking the mic at stand-up comedy class helps people overcome their fear

    Taking the mic at stand-up comedy class helps people overcome their fear
    Comedian Jerry Seinfeld does a great bit about a study he saw that said speaking in front of a crowd is considered the No. 1 fear of the average person: "Death is No. 2?" he shrieks. "This means to the average person that if you have to be at a funeral,...
  • Sleek buses seek passenger rail's cargo on routes to the South

    WASHINGTON About an hour before the crowds began to arrive in Washington's Union Station for the morning rush hour, about 50 people stood in line in a muggy third-floor garage, waiting for a Megabus to take them to Charlotte, N.C. At 10:30, after the...
  • NASCAR: Edwards holds off Gordon for 1st road race win

    SONOMA, Calif. The Sprint Cup Series' first venture to a road course this season did produce an unexpected winner, but not a new one. And the victory could not have come at a better time. One week after Roush Fenway Racing put in one of its most...
  • NBA Draft: Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with No. 1 overall pick

    NBA Draft: Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with No. 1 overall pick
    The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.  The draft has shaped up to be one of the most open ended in years because the presumed No. 1 overall pick, Kansas center Joel Embiid,...