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Former Mecklenburg Commissioner 'very disappointed' in Panthers' handling of Hardy case Video included

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Former Commission Chairman Harold Cogdell was a member of the Charlotte City Council when he was charged with misdemeanor assault on a female in January 2002.He says that experience sparked him to speak out about way the Panthers' organization is handling the case. More>>

Carolina Panthers expect DeAngelo Williams back on Wednesday

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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>>

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

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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 unsure if Hardy will play vs. Steelers

Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press) Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
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?Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. More>>

Fans glad NFL teams tackling domestic violence Video included

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Groups and organizations across the country are calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's job in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal. More>>

Cam Newton, tough D key in Carolina Panthers 24-7 victory over Lions

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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>>

Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press) Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
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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>>

Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

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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>>

Panthers face mounting pressure over domestic violence situation Video included

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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 Hardy returns to practice

Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press) Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
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Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy returned to practice Thursday, one day after being excused from work to meet with his attorney. More>>

Court case for Hornets' Hairston moves to Nov. 14

Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets) Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets)
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The assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for Nov. 14. More>>

Tearful Panthers owner addresses NFL and domestic violence Video included

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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson broke into tears Wednesday talking about domestic violence. More>>

Source says Rice video sent to NFL Video included

In this February 2014, file photo from a still image taken from a hotel security video released by TMZ Sports, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punches his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in an elevator at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J. In this February 2014, file photo from a still image taken from a hotel security video released by TMZ Sports, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punches his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in an elevator at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
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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 visits Wake Forest High amid controversy Video included

Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN) Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN)
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell paid a visit to Wake Forest High School Wednesday to discuss Heads Up Football with the Cougars football team. More>>

Pistorius: How the verdict will be delivered

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Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will not be delivered so simply. More>>

Longer Rice video features obscenities, spitting

Credit: Associated Press. Ray Rice with his wife Janay Palmer Rice Credit: Associated Press. Ray Rice with his wife Janay Palmer Rice
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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>>

Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

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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>>

Foles leads Eagles to 34-17 win over Jaguars

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Chip Kelly's halftime message to his team was simple: Execute. More>>

Panthers win without Cam Newton

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Cam Newton watched from the sideline as his backup handled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. More>>

Panthers' Newton misses Tampa Bay game

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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>>

‘Human’ Cam Newton still a question mark for Carolina Panthers

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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>>

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton misses practice, but Rivera still optimistic

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Newton sat out after experiencing soreness in his cracked ribs, and Panthers coach Ron Rivera is uncertain whether Newton will practice Thursday. More>>

Nieuwendyk joins Hurricanes' front office

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The Carolina Hurricanes have added former Dallas Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk to their front office roster. More>>

Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

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Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. More>>

Panthers trim roster to 53 players

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Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will enter the season with a new group of wide receivers. More>>

NASCAR's Stewart expresses sadness, pain over death at track Video included

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NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever." More>>

Drone with camera spotted over Panthers stadium

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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>>

NFL's Gordon has DWI hearing moved to Nov.

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Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has his hearing on a drunken-driving charge in Raleigh has been rescheduled for November. More>>

Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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>>

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP) Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP)
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A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
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Tom Brady, Patriots dominate Panthers 30-7

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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>>

Cam Newton surprises injured HS QB at Charlotte hospital

Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com) Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com)
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a high school quarterback recovering from a brain injury. More>>

US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

Forward Alex Morgan (Jeff Reeves/WNCN) Forward Alex Morgan (Jeff Reeves/WNCN)
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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>>

Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

Bills top Panthers 20-18 amid offensive struggles

Carolina Panthers' Joe Webb, right, scrambles past Buffalo Bills' Jacquies Smith, left, during the second half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. The Bills won 20-18. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn) Carolina Panthers' Joe Webb, right, scrambles past Buffalo Bills' Jacquies Smith, left, during the second half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. The Bills won 20-18. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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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>>

LeBron's return to 23 scores big with fans Video included

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On Sunday afternooon Lebron tweeted an Instagram photo of him wearing his former St. Vincent-St. Mary jersey, and a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. More>>

Brett Favre endorses concussion treatment drug Video included

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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, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies Video included

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Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. More>>

Go USA! Bored Americans Still Back the Home Team

United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
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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>>

Michelle Wie's U.S. Open victory 'twerk' goes viral

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Hot off her first major championship win, Michelle Wie is making headlines for the way she chose to celebrate.
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US Open merchandise now half price in Pinehurst Video included

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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>>

Wie finishes strong, wins US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie finished a strong effort in Pinehurst with a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie holds share of lead at US Women's Open

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Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open.
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Wie takes a 3-shot lead into weekend at Pinehurst

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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>>

Wie sets a standard in Women's Open at Pinehurst

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Michelle Wie had a strong score Friday to take the lead at the U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst.

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Li, 11, misses cut, makes impression at Open

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Lucy Li's friends back in California have been filling her inbox with emails. More>>

Rough 1st day at Women's Open for Inbee Park

Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Defending champion Inbee Park hits the ball out of the rough during the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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Defending champion Inbee Park's first round at the U.S. Women's Open got away from her in a hurry.
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Lewis holds 1-shot lead over Wie in Women's Open

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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 has a blast -- except for 3 holes

Lucy Li, who qualified for the Open at the age of 11, on the course Thursday. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Lucy Li, who qualified for the Open at the age of 11, on the course Thursday. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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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.
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Inkster says 35th US Women's Open will be her last

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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.
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11-year-old golfer Lucy Li just wants to have fun

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The sixth-grader from California is the youngest qualifier in the history of the U.S. Women's Open. More>>

USGA to offer free bottle of water to Women's Open fans Video included

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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>>

Kaymer returns to golf's elite with brilliant US Open win

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Martin Kaymer concludes a dominant U.S. Open performance with a title at Pinehurst.
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US Open all-time champions

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A list of the U.S. Open all-time champions in golf.
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Foreign-born winners of US Open

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Here's a list of the foreign-born winners of the U.S. Open golf tournament.
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US Open live blog: Kaymer wins at Pinehurst

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WNCN is liveblogging the U.S. Open from Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday.
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Bogeyes pile up in a hurry for Cary's Todd at US Open

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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.
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Kaymer remains in command at US Open in Pinehurst

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Martin Kaymer remains in command at the U.S. Open as no one else could close his massive lead.
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US Open live blog: Kaymer at 8-under, tie at 3-under

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WNCN is live blogging the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, with Brendon Todd, Webb Simpson competing on Saturday.
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Tickets available for $30 a day for US women's Open

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Tickets for the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 start at $30 a day.
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U.S. Women's tee times include 9 with North Carolina ties

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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>>

Familiar faces welcome thousands to Pinehurst Video included

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. 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.
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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.   
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A Father's Day surprise for Kisner's dad at Open

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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.
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Mickelson struggles with putter at US Open

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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>>

Whose ball is that anyway?

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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>>

Masters champion Watson headlines US Open cuts

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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 sets US Open record at Pinehurst

Martin Kaymer shot the best 36-hole score in U.S. Open history Friday with his second straight 5-under 65. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Martin Kaymer shot the best 36-hole score in U.S. Open history Friday with his second straight 5-under 65. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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Martin Kaymer shot the best 36-hole score in U.S. Open history Friday with his second straight 5-under 65. More>>

Johnson not losing hope despite 8 shots behind

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Dustin Johnson had another 69 on Friday, nowhere close to keeping up with the record score of Martin Kaymer. More>>

Getting an inside look at the Spa at Pinehurst Video included

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Golf fans wanting to relax at the US Open can visit the Spa at Pinehurst. WNCN's Alyssa Corfont has an inside look.
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US Open live blog: Martin Kaymer finishes 5-under, three shot lead

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WNCN will update the U.S. Open with events from Pinehurst on our live blog.
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Low scores, hot temperatures mark 1st day at US Open

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Raleigh's Webb Simpson and Cary's Brendon Todd stay in contention after their opening rounds.
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McDowell posts 2-under on first day at US Open

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Graeme McDowell finishes a strong 2-under on the first day at the U.S. Open in Pinehurst.
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Spieth, Matsuyama make for dynamic pairing at US Open

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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>>

McDowell, Na grab early lead with 68s at US Open

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With former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell leading the way, Pinehurst No. 2 gave up more birdies than expected Thursday. More>>

Phil Fills In: Landscaper at Pinehurst No. 2 Video included

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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."
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US Open tee times for 11 golfers with NC ties

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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.
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McIlroy heads to Pinehurst with advice from Nicklaus

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The one thing Rory McIlroy won't lack heading into this U.S. Open is advice after his breakup with Caroline Wozniacki.
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Where to find the US Open on TV

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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>>

Raleigh's Simpson seeks to turn season around at Pinehurst Video included

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Webb Simpson, a Raleigh native who won the 2012 U.S. Open champion, said Pinehurst No. 2 "feels like a home game.”
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Phil Fills In as omelet chef in Pinehurst Video included

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WNCN Today anchor Phil Sanchez joined the kitchen team at the Carolina Hotel to learn how to make omelets for the guests. More>>

Mickelson trying to keep his focus on Pinehurst

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Phil Mickelson holds the worst kind of U.S. Open record with six runner-up finishes. More>>

US Open a reunion for 2 players, 1 caddie

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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>>

Rose hopeful about US Open, not so much about WCup

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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>>

Bubba chasing 2nd major of '14 at US Open

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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>>

Phil Fills In: Bellhop at Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst Video included

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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 still the last player to win back-to-back

Curtis Strange talks to the media during a news conference for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Curtis Strange talks to the media during a news conference for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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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>>

Pinehurst homeowners cash in on US Open Video included

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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>>

Kaepernick lifts 49ers over Panthers 23-10

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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>>

Pistorius granted bail pending murder trial

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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 suspends contract with Oscar Pistorius

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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>>

Pistorius prosecutors to pursue premeditated murder

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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>>

Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murder of girlfriend

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Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa. More>>

Armstrong could face litigation now that he has admitted to doping

Lance Armstrong's future is uncertain now that he has admitted to doping. More>>

GSK to help anti-doping agency identify banned subtances

The World Anti-Doping Agency has signed RTP-based GlaxoSmithKline to help detect banned substances in sports. More>>

Armstrong's doping admission has impact in the Triangle

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>>

Oprah: Armstrong admits to cheating

Cycling star Lance Armstrong has admitted to doping in an interview, Oprah Winfrey confirms. More>>

Source: Armstrong admits to cheating

A source says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he cheated. More>>

Magazine reports Tiger, Elin are back together

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren are back together, according to the National Enquirer. More>>

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  • Court case for Hornets' Hairston moves to Nov. 14

    Court case for Hornets' Hairston moves to Nov. 14

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:54:13 GMT
    Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets)Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets)
    The assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for Nov. 14.
    The assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for Nov. 14.
  • Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

    Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

    The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
    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.
    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.
  • US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

    US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-08-23 16:50:30 GMT
    Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP)Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP)
    A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
    A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
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  • Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

    Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:12:30 GMT
    Andrew Luck threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Ahmad Bradshaw to give the Indianapolis Colts a 7-3 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles after one quarter on Monday night.
    Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.
  • Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

    Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:31:37 GMT
    Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.
    Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.
  • Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:31:57 GMT
    Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
    Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
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