by Sharon Thorsland It’s been an interesting start to the season for North Carolina. They won their opener in fairly easy fashion, but then went down to the wire in a shoot-out with App State last week, barely escaping Boone with a wild 63-61 win. Obviously the offense was outstanding, but the defense – not […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina is 8-1 and ranked 15th in the country. In football, not basketball! The Tar Heels are in the drivers seat in the ACC’s Coastal division after last week’s win over Virginia, and have their sights set on the Championship game in Charlotte. Standing in their way is Wake Forest, who […]

by Sharon Thorsland For the second time in less than two weeks it’s the Panthers taking on NFC South foe Atlanta, this time in a prime time match-up on Thursday Night Football. The Falcons are 4-5 on the season after a last second loss to the Chargers, while the Panthers are coming off an ugly […]

by Sharon Thorsland The Panthers lost a heart-breaker to the Falcons last week, losing in overtime after a pair of missed kicks. Now they go on the road to take on AFC North foe Cincinnati, who made it to the Super Bowl last season but has struggled to a 4-4 record this year. The Bengals […]

by Sharon Thorsland It’s time for another edition of the South’s oldest rivalry, this one taking place in Charlottesville. Sure, it might not carry quite the same weight as Auburn-Alabama or Michigan-Ohio State. But the annual meeting between North Carolina and Virginia has produced plenty of drama over the years – 131 years to be […]

by Sharon Thorsland Whoever would have thought that at 2-5 the Panthers would be in the running for first place in the NFC South? That’s exactly the case, though, as they travel down I-85 for a matchup with the Falcons Thanks to the Bucs loss to the Ravens on Thursday night, the division is up […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina is cruising on the gridiron, the 21st ranked Tar Heels are 6-1 on the season heading into Saturday night’s game against defending ACC champ Pitt. Kick-off is set for 8:00 on WBT. Pitt is not having nearly the same success as the Heels, the Panthers have lost two of their […]

by Sharon Thorsland Wow, it’s been a week for the Panthers. They lost to the Rams, traded away disgruntled receiver Robbie Anderson after his sideline tantrum, and then sent star running back Christian McCaffrey to the 49ers. For Panthers fans, that one really hurts. But as CMC himself said following the firing of Matt Rhule, […]

Christian McCaffrey‘s days in Carolina have come to an end. The Panthers trade Pro Bowl RB McCaffrey to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a second-round pick in 2023, a third-rounder in 2023, and a fourth-round pick in 2023. Plus, a fifth-rounder in 2024, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports. The trade doesn’t come as […]

The Carolina Panthers trade wide receiver Robbie Anderson to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for undisclosed draft compensation. The trade comes after Anderson was sent to the locker room in the fourth quarter of the Panthers’ 24-10 loss to the Rams on Sunday by interim head coach Steve Wilks. After Sunday’s game, during a press […]