News archive from 10 November 2014

Ravens cheerleader injured, team says she's OK

Ravens cheerleader injured, team says she's OK

BALTIMORE A Baltimore Ravens cheerleader is out of the hospital and recuperating at home after being injured in a fall and carted off the field Sunday. The woman, whom the team declined to identify, was thrown in the air and hit the ground during a...

 

Late Hits: Joe Giglio's take on college football

Defense is supposed to win championships. The SEC is doing its best on a weekly basis to simultaneously prove and disprove that adage. After Auburn's crazy loss to Texas A&M and Alabama's escape at LSU, luck might be the most important factor in...

 
Carolina Panthers hope to slow Eagles' fast-break offense

Carolina Panthers hope to slow Eagles' fast-break offense

Transition defense is a topic usually reserved for conversations about the NBA or college basketball. But there's nothing usual about the go-fast offense Chip Kelly has brought from Oregon to the NFL. If the Carolina Panthers are to snap a four-game...

 
Team owner didn't consider pulling Busch from car

Team owner didn't consider pulling Busch from car

AVONDALE, Ariz. Kurt Busch's car owner did not consider removing him from the car while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by his former girlfriend. Gene Haas, the co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, said before Sunday's race...

 

Program aims to prevent DWIs

A year ago, Mecklenburg County ABC Sgt. Tony Chesser's primary weapons for stopping drunken drivers were a portable Breathalyzer, a piece of chalk and a pair of handcuffs. Now, he and other officers say they're making streets safer using a question:...

 

Football leaders: Meet the top-10 rushers from the 2014 regular season

Though the regular season for high school football has drawn to a close, and man teams are having to sit and watch the playoffs, it is still fun to look back and see some of the top contributors from the regular season. Using stats compiled by...

Dallas News, 19:27 in Sport
 

Small earthquakes felt in NC, Tennessee

Two minor earthquakes shook areas in the North Carolina mountains and east Tennessee this weekend, federal officials said. The United States Geological Survey website said an earthquake in North Carolina around 8:30 p.m. Saturday was a 2.4 on the...

 

Person stabbed on Albemarle

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said one person was stabbed about 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Albemarle Road in east Charlotte. The victim was stabbed in the parking lot of the Iguana Restaurant and Bar, police said, and was taken to a hospital with injuries...

 

Men's College Soccer: UNC, Duke men ousted from ACC tournament

CHAPEL HILL North Carolina will have some unexpected down time in the soccer season in the next two weeks. Sixth-seeded Louisville struck for an opportunistic second-half goal by Ivan Gutierrez and shut out third-seeded UNC 1-0 on Sunday in the...

 

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What's open, closed for Veterans Day on Tuesday. Federal offices: Closed. North Carolina and South Carolina state offices: Closed. Charlotte city offices: Open. Mecklenburg County offices: Open. Mecklenburg County courts: Closed. Charlotte-Mecklenburg...

 

Football leaders: Meet the top-10 efficient passers from the 2014 regular season

The use of the NCAA QB Efficiency Rating is a reliable tool to measure passing quarterbacks, and with the continual growth of spread offenses at the high school level, determining the top quarterbacks can be challenging. Some teams groom their signal...

Dallas News, 20:09 in Sport
 
Jets quarterback Michael Vick reaches career milestone

Jets quarterback Michael Vick reaches career milestone

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick became the first quarterback in NFL history to surpass 6,000 career rushing yards in a 20-13 victory Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After logging 39 rushing yards on eight carries...

Usa Today, 20:10 in Sport
 

Clemson's Swinney: Watson to start at quarterback

CLEMSON, S.C. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson will start when the 18th-ranked Tigers face No. 24 Georgia Tech on Saturday. Watson missed the past three games for Clemson (7-2, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with a...

 
Nighttime is rarely the right time

Nighttime is rarely the right time

The Carolina Panthers have 18 reasons not to like the dark. The Panthers have not been a good team when the sun goes down and the lights come on, but they have been particularly bad in their last three prime-time contests. In those games –...

 

Lancaster man killed in Saturday night wreck

A Lancaster man was killed in a head-on collision with another car Saturday night in Kershaw. Eddie Lee Shropshire, 39, was driving north on the S.C. 521 bypass when his 2001 Mazda SUV crossed the center line around 9 p.m. and struck a 2011 Chevrolet...

 

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