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  • Panthers' Greg Olsen limps off practice field with cramps

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. The Carolina Panthers had a scare Tuesday when starting tight end Greg Olsen limped off the practice field and was carted to the locker room during the final practice of training camp. It turned out to be a cramp a byproduct of the...
  • Stewart's status for Sunday's NASCAR race still uncertain

    It's still unclear if Tony Stewart will compete in Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway. "Tony hasn't made a decision and there is no timetable," Stewart spokesman Mike Arning said Wednesday in a text message to the Observer....
  • Chiquita rejects Brazilian buyout offer

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International rejected a $610 million buyout offer from two Brazilian firms on Thursday, committing instead to its upcoming merger with an Irish produce company. Chiquita's board of directors voted unanimously to...
  • Greg Ives named Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief for 2015

    Hendrick Motorsports didn't have to look far to find a new crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. Greg Ives, a former engineer on Jimmie Johnson's Sprint Cup Series team and currently Chase Elliott's crew chief in the Nationwide Series, will assume the same...
  • Second Ebola patient headed to U.S.; N.Y. tests possible victim

    Second Ebola patient headed to U.S.; N.Y. tests possible victim
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - The second American aid worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa is expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious condition, while a New York hospital is testing a man with symptoms of the deadly disease. Mount...
  • Tiny Van Goghs: Kids bloom through preschool art program

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Jessica McQuillen never saw herself as a preschool teacher. Instructing at an elementary school was always the goal. Still she went down a winding road that led her to the job as the only arts and music teacher at Charlotte's Thompson...
  • Duke adds 2015 five-star recruit Chase Jeter

    Duke's 2015 recruiting class just doubled in size. Monday night, five-star power forward Chase Jeter committed to the Blue Devils during an ESPNU broadcast. Jeter also considered Arizona, UCLA and UNLV. Jeter is a top-20 prospect by all the major...
  • Second American with Ebola to return to U.S. on Tuesday

    Second American with Ebola to return to U.S. on Tuesday
    The second American aid worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa was expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious condition, while a New York hospital on Monday was reportedly testing a man with symptoms of the deadly disease....
  • Rookie Ty Dillon is ready to roll

    There is no Chase format in NASCAR's Nationwide Series but no matter. Ty Dillon is embarked on a chase of his own, which he hopes also will bring him a series championship. Entering Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, Dillon is right in...
  • North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit

    North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit
    The Levine Museum of the New South, in Charlotte, N.C., recently unveiled a history exhibit that is in itself historic for the state and part of a larger national trend. Called "LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality," the show is a combination of exhibits...
  • Pocono rewind: Jeff Gordon has speed, lacks strategy

    LONG POND, Pa. Jeff Gordon looked like he had a good shot at making it two consecutive wins Sunday, but he and his No. 24 team ended up with the wrong pit strategy and finished sixth. Gordon led a race-high 63 laps, but he stayed out under a caution with...
  • Like others, Charlotte's no-bid contract lets Motorola lock up market share

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Motorola has thrived virtually without competition as Charlotte's emergency radio company, scoring more than $60 million in no-bid contracts over the last decade. The latest sole-source deal, approved by the Charlotte City Council last...