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Panthers have 3 nationally-televised games in 2014

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The defending NFC South champion Carolina Panthers will play three nationally-televised games and face six playoff teams from last season, the NFL announced Wednesday.Two of Carolina’s three nationally-televised games will be at home — a NBC Sunday night game against Pittsburgh on Sept. 21 and a Thursday night game against the division rival New Orleans on Oct. 30 on NFL Network.Carolina will also travel to face Philadelphia on ESPNR...

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Team of high school players wins Hospice tourney

LAURINBURG — Slowly but surely the huge display of team scores from the Hospice Memorial Golf Tournament started to fill up on Wednesday, while a group of players watched excitedly from the side.Chip Wells, manager of Scotch Meadows Country Club, patrolled the board that had the names of the 152 golfers in the men’s tournament. Each time a group finished, his assistants would tally up the results and hand it to him. Then, with a black marker, Wells would write the team&...

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Heat looking to improve in Game 2 vs. Bobcats

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James grabbed a basketball off a rack as he left the practice court Tuesday, then turned and took a 40-footer without so much as jumping.Swish.Seems like James and the Heat aren’t worried about much right now. Their opponents in this Eastern Conference first-round series can’t feel the same.Charlotte star Al Jefferson’s availability for Game 2 is clearly in some doubt, yet another indicator of how difficult it may be...

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Newton wants to take more ownership of offense

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton plans to take more ownership of the Carolina Panthers’ offense without his top four receivers from last season.Steve Smith, the franchise’s all-time leading receiver, was released and free agents Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn Jr. and Domenik Hixon signed with other teams, putting more pressure on Newton to take more of a leadership role entering his fourth season.“I’m excited to take this challenge to be th...

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USGA official talks about Open prep

LAURINBURG — The Scotch Meadows Country Club hosted a special speaker during Tuesday night’s sponsor dinner.Senior Director of the US Open Championships Reg Jones was in attendance to speak to the sponsors of the 28th Annual Richard L. Byrne Memorial Golf Tournament, which began Tuesday afternoon. The tournament is held to raise money for Hospice of Scotland County, and is a two-day event.Jones, who works for USGA out of Pinehurst, was in town to talk about t...

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Bobcats’ Jefferson says he’ll play in Game 2 vs. Heat

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bobcats center Al Jefferson said that while his left foot remains extremely sore, he plans to play in Game 2 of the best-of-seven playoff series Wednesday night against Miami Heat.“I’m suiting up,” Jefferson said Monday. “It’s going to take more than that to make me sit out. We have worked too hard to get to this point.”Jefferson injured his foot in the first quarter of Sunday’s 99-88 loss to the two-time d...

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American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in 2009 and a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics.Running just two weeks before his 39th birthday, he had the names of the 2013 bombing victims on his bib....

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