Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects DeAngelo Williams, the franchise's all-time leading rusher, to return to practice Wednesday after Carolina sputtered on the ground Sunday against the Detroit More>>
The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have... More>>
?Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. More>>
Groups and organizations across the country are calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's job in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal. More>>
A week after missing the first game of his career, Cam Newton returned Sunday and threw for 281 yards and a touchdown, leading the Panthers to a 24-7 win against Detroit. More>>
The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case. More>>
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic... More>>
Defensive end Greg Hardy was back on the field today after missing practice yesterday in order to meet with his lawyer. More>>
Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy returned to practice Thursday, one day after being excused from work to meet with his attorney. More>>
The assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for Nov. 14. More>>
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson broke into tears Wednesday talking about domestic violence. More>>
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week. More>>
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell paid a visit to Wake Forest High School Wednesday to discuss Heads Up Football with the Cougars football team. More>>
Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will not be delivered so simply. More>>
Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a knockout punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official. More>>
A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title Sunday night, she sat down with coach Patrick Mouratoglou to decipher why the... More>>
Chip Kelly's halftime message to his team was simple: Execute. More>>
Cam Newton watched from the sideline as his backup handled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. More>>
Carolina's Cam Newton is inactive for Sunday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of a hairline fracture in his ribs. More>>
At Westlake High, the University of Florida, Blinn College, Auburn University and the Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton has never missed a game because of injury. Newton has a hairline fracture in his ribs, More>>
Newton sat out after experiencing soreness in his cracked ribs, and Panthers coach Ron Rivera is uncertain whether Newton will practice Thursday. More>>
The Carolina Hurricanes have added former Dallas Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk to their front office roster. More>>
Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. More>>
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will enter the season with a new group of wide receivers. More>>
NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever." More>>
Police in North Carolina briefly detained and questioned a man who flew a drone with a camera mounted on it over a stadium during an NFL preseason game. More>>
Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has his hearing on a drunken-driving charge in Raleigh has been rescheduled for November. More>>
The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets. More>>
A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
Tom Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the New England Patriots shut down Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers 30-7 on Friday night. More>>
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a high school quarterback recovering from a brain injury. More>>
Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. More>>
Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>
EJ Manuel's first completion to Sammy Watkins will go down as nothing more than a 14-yard pass play in a meaningless preseason game. More>>
On Sunday afternooon Lebron tweeted an Instagram photo of him wearing his former St. Vincent-St. Mary jersey, and a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. More>>
A drug patented back in 2011 set to hit shelves across the country this year is being endorsed by NFL great and Pine Belt native Brett Favre. More>>
Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. More>>
Here’s a yellow card warning for all of the anticipation of the United States’ World Cup match against Belgium this afternoon: Most Americans aren’t that excited, even if many of them are rooting on the home country. More>>
Hot off her first major championship win, Michelle Wie is making headlines for the way she chose to celebrate.
If you wanted some U.S. Open apparel, you can get a second chance – at half price.The United States Golf Association announced Sunday that all remaining inventory at the Main Merchandise Pavilion at Pinehurst Resort Country Club will be on sale at 50 percent off on Monday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.Logoed apparel, headwear, shirts, towels and many other items will be included in the sale.Tickets or credentials will not be required to enter the pavilion. Parking is free.Shoppers who will be usi... More>>
Michelle Wie finished a strong effort in Pinehurst with a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women's Open.
Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open.
Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson were the only players under par after two rounds at Pinehurst No. 2, and that's not all they had in common. More>>
Michelle Wie had a strong score Friday to take the lead at the U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst.
Michelle Wie had a strong score Friday to take the lead at the U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst.
Lucy Li's friends back in California have been filling her inbox with emails. More>>
Defending champion Inbee Park's first round at the U.S. Women's Open got away from her in a hurry.
Stacy Lewis made it around Pinehurst No. 2 without a bogey Thursday in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open, and that put her in the lead. More>>
Lucy Li made two double bogeys, a triple bogey and finished her historic round at the U.S. Women's Open just like any other 11-year-old girl.
Juli Inkster is playing the Women's Open for the 35th time this week, and the 53-year-old from the Bay Area said Wednesday it probably will be her last.
The sixth-grader from California is the youngest qualifier in the history of the U.S. Women's Open. More>>
Temperatures will soar in Pinehurst this week as the U.S. Women's Open begins play, and the USGA said Tuesday that it is taking steps to help fans. More>>
Martin Kaymer concludes a dominant U.S. Open performance with a title at Pinehurst.
Here's a list of the foreign-born winners of the U.S. Open golf tournament.
WNCN is liveblogging the U.S. Open from Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday.
The bogeys piled up in a hurry for Brendon Todd. Just that quickly, his first U.S. Open turned from a dream to a complete nightmare.
Martin Kaymer remains in command at the U.S. Open as no one else could close his massive lead.
WNCN is live blogging the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, with Brendon Todd, Webb Simpson competing on Saturday.
Tickets for the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 start at $30 a day.
Three Duke University golfers and one from the University of North Carolina are among the nine golfers with North Carolina ties who will appear in the U.S. Women's Open this week at Pinehurst No. 2. More>>
Golfers and other visitors will find Frolin Hatcher and Larry Goins front and center at Pinehurst, which is where they’ve been for a combined 81 years.
Kevin Kisner got a jump on Father's Day by coaxing his own dad out of the gallery Friday to serve as a last-minute caddie.
Phil Mickelson slipped well off the pace Friday with a 73 that left him at 3 over -- 13 strokes behind record-setting leader Martin Kaymer. More>>
Playing partners Hunter Mahan and Jamie Donaldson each played the other's ball after teeing off on No. 18, although neither realized the mistake until they arrived at the green. More>>
Bubba Watson shot an even-par 70 on Friday, not enough following an opening 76 that ultimately cost him a shot of playing on the weekend. More>>
Martin Kaymer shot the best 36-hole score in U.S. Open history Friday with his second straight 5-under 65. More>>
Dustin Johnson had another 69 on Friday, nowhere close to keeping up with the record score of Martin Kaymer. More>>
Golf fans wanting to relax at the US Open can visit the Spa at Pinehurst. WNCN's Alyssa Corfont has an inside look.
WNCN will update the U.S. Open with events from Pinehurst on our live blog.
Raleigh's Webb Simpson and Cary's Brendon Todd stay in contention after their opening rounds.
Graeme McDowell finishes a strong 2-under on the first day at the U.S. Open in Pinehurst.
With every big tournament, Jordan Spieth keeps living up to his reputation as a rising star.So does Hideki Matsuyama of Japan - even if not as many people notice.They played together Thursday in the U.S. Open, and each made four birdies on increasingly tough Pinehurst No. 2 for a 1-under 69, one shot behind the early leaders."I wouldn't trade the position I'm in," Spieth said.Oddly enough, this is the second straight U.S. Open that Spieth and Matsuyama were placed in the same group.Maybe the ... More>>
With former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell leading the way, Pinehurst No. 2 gave up more birdies than expected Thursday. More>>
A lot of work goes into making sure the green on Pinehurst No. 2 stays green. Employees and interns go from hole to hole checking water levels. Phil Sanchez assists the crew for his latest installment of "Phil Fills In."
The 2014 U.S. Open will have 11 local North Carolina players competing in Pinehurst No. 2 when play begins Thursday, including Webb Simpson, Brendon Todd, and golfers from NC State, UNC, Duke and Wake.
The one thing Rory McIlroy won't lack heading into this U.S. Open is advice after his breakup with Caroline Wozniacki.
Much of the U.S. Open will be on WNCN, including parts of Thursday and Friday and then full coverage on Saturday and Sunday. More>>
Webb Simpson, a Raleigh native who won the 2012 U.S. Open champion, said Pinehurst No. 2 "feels like a home game.”
WNCN Today anchor Phil Sanchez joined the kitchen team at the Carolina Hotel to learn how to make omelets for the guests. More>>
Phil Mickelson holds the worst kind of U.S. Open record with six runner-up finishes. More>>
Thomas and Spieth have known each other since 2007, when they battled all summer on the junior circuit and were selected to represent the United States in the Evian Junior Masters in France. More>>
Justin Rose is the reigning champion heading into the U.S. Open at Pinehurst, a player who is certainly more at ease with his place in golf now that he's got one of those prestigious titles on his resume. More>>
The two-time Masters champion came to Pinehurst this week trying to become the first player since 2002 to win the first two majors of the year. More>>
The Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst is very busy these days with guests coming and going due to the U.S. Open in town. To help the hotel staff, Phil Sanchez works as a bellhop in his latest "Phil Fills In" segment.Watch the video for more. More>>
Strange won his first U.S. Open in 1988 at The Country Club. A year later, he closed with a 70 to win by one shot. More>>
Golf fans are flocking to Pinehurst for the U.S. Open. And for those who live there, they’ll have to decide to stay and enjoy the tournament or rent their home out to incoming guests. More>>
In April, the Bobcats era was swept away in a Heat storm, paving the way for a new Hornets legacy to begin. More>>
While claiming he's not a racist, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling criticizes NBA legend Magic Johnson. More>>
Matthew Mills, who had only intended to get close to Met Life Stadium to talk to fans, penetrated a heavily guarded fortress with what he described as minimal effort. More>>
Colin Kaepernick threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10. More>>
Tim Tebow is back in football, this time from the broadcast booth. More>>
President Barack Obama sent Russia a clear message about its treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is - and isn't - sending to represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics. More>>
Oscar Pistorius was granted bail Friday, paving the way for him to be freed from custody pending his trial in the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. More>>
Nike has suspended its contract with Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner from South Africa who is facing a charge of premeditated murder in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend. More>>
Prosecutors say they will pursue a premeditated murder charge against Oscar Pistorius as the Paralympic superstar openly wept in court Friday after being charged with shooting his girlfriend to death. More>>
Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa. More>>
Lance Armstrong's future is uncertain now that he has admitted to doping. More>>
The World Anti-Doping Agency has signed RTP-based GlaxoSmithKline to help detect banned substances in sports. More>>
Lance Armstrong's admission to doping has caught the attention of the nation, including cyclists and those involved in cancer-related organizations in the Triangle. More>>
Cycling star Lance Armstrong has admitted to doping in an interview, Oprah Winfrey confirms. More>>
A source says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he cheated. More>>