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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Coach: 'Very confident' Newton starts vs. Browns

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Walker, Jefferson lead Hornets past 76ers 109-91

What Kemba Walker started, Al Jefferson made sure to finish.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Curry goes for 34 in Golden State win over OKC

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Faulk has goal, assist in Canes' win over Leafs

Hurricanes 4, Maple Leafs 1


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Thomas, Dragic lead Suns over Hornets, 111-106

Goran Dragic said he hates to miss any game.

He said the angst is even worse when his team is in the midst of a losing streak.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

James, Love lead Cavaliers over Hornets 97-88

LeBron James and Kevin Love were at the top of their game Monday night.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

Saints beat Bears 31-15, grab South lead

Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago.


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Bengals feast on Johnny Football's first start

BENGALS 30, BROWNS 0


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Panthers stay in playoff hunt, top Bucs 19-17

Greg Olsen has a date with his television set Monday night.


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Buccaneers get another shot at Anderson, Panthers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will avoid facing Cam Newton for the second time this season.


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Memphis get by Hornets in double OT

GRIZZLIES 113, HORNETS 107, 2OT


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Cardinals lose Stanton, beat Rams 12-6

The Arizona Cardinals know all too well the feeling of seeing their quarterback leaving the field in pain.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Kucherov has 2 goals; Lightning top Hurricanes 2-1

The Tampa Bay Lightning turned strange goals and solid goaltending into a victory.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Jefferson leads Hornets to 96-87 win over Celtics

Al Jefferson finally quit thinking about what he wanted to do with the ball on the court, and just started doing it.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Rivera: Anderson replacing Newton at QB vs. Bucs

Cam Newton will not play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers while recovering from an automobile crash that left him with two fractures in his lower back.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

Panthers' Newton suffers back fractures in crash

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash Tuesday and will spend the night in the hospital, a team spokesman said Tuesday.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Lacy, Packers hold off Falcons for 43-37 win

Eddie Lacy and Aaron Rodgers powered the Green Bay Packers to another big first half in a home victory.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Jagr has goal, assist as Devils top Hurricanes 2-1

Jaromir Jagr almost missed out on reaching a milestone Monday night.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Newton, Panthers pound Saints, 41-10

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers proved they can still summon the type of competent, passionate and feisty football associated with teams pushing for postseason berths.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

NFL recaps: Seattle's defense takes care of Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Seattle Seahawks stifled Philadelphia's high-powered offense in a 24-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Walker, Hornets sink Knicks 103-102 to end skid

Kemba Walker didn't know whether to celebrate or breathe a sigh of relief.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:59 PM

Capitals beat Canes 2-1 on Fehr's late goal

Eric Fehr takes pride in doing some dirty work for the Washington Capitals.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Murray, Romo lead Cowboys over Bears 41-28

Tony Romo has bigger goals for the Dallas Cowboys so he wasn't about to get too excited over securing a winning season.


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cowboys look to bounce back against Bears

If the Dallas Cowboys can avoid another late-season letdown, they can reach a significant goal: the NFC East title.


Dec. 03, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Hurricanes edge Predators 2-1

One game after the Carolina Hurricanes struggled to maintain their energy and their execution in a home loss, Jeff Skinner provided a much-needed spark.