Jordan Rinaldi, a graduate of Butler High and UNC Charlotte, is featured on the card for UFC Fight Night Charlotte, taking place Jan. 27 at Spectrum Center. In the biggest match of his career, he faces the undefeated Gregor Gillespie in a lightweight bout that’s part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s big “Fight Night” event.
Scenes from Wednesday's Charlotte Checkers - Bridgeport Sound Tigers game at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The AHL team played without fans due to dangerous driving conditions caused by snow left by Winter Storm Inga.
North Carolina Tar Heels forward Luke Maye needed five stitches after colliding with teammate Kenny Williams under the Clemson basket with 1:59 in the first half of Tuesday's game. Here's what he had to say about it.
Ron Rivera, head coach of the Carolina Panthers, talks earlier this week about how new coaches could help Cam Newton's game. (The Carolina Panthers will hire Norv Turner as offensive coordinator and Scott Turner as quarterbacks, a source told the Observer on Thursday evening.)