According to Steve Reed, a sports writer for the Associated Press, the Charlotte Bobcats have fired Mike Dunlap as their head coach. He was hired before the 2012-2013 season in [...]
Vancouver's B.C. Place Stadium will be the site of the women's 2015 World Cup final, the first time a championship game will be played on artificial turf.
The venue was announced Thursday by FIFA and Canadian organizers.
''There's a lot of factors,'' Steve Reed, a national organizing committee member, said following a news conference across the street...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2013
Vancouver's B.C. Place Stadium was named the site of FIFA's 2015 Women's World Cup final marking the first time-ever a World Cup final will be played on artificial turf.
"There's a lot of factors that go into (choosing the final venue)," said Steve Reed, a national organizing committee member. "The final match, certainly, we wanted to maximize the...
The Charlotte Bobcats will be without guard Ramon Sessions for 2-4 weeks. The point guard sprained his MCL and will have to stay away from basketball activities while the knee heels. Fortunately, surgery will not be required says Steve Reed of the Associated Press.Bad news for Bobcats: G Ramon Sessions expected to miss 2-4 weeks with sprained MCL in his left knee. No surgery...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's jump shot has never been perfect.
Not when he was dominating the AAU circuit in New Jersey or even last season while he was helping Kentucky win a national championship.
The Charlotte Bobcats selected Kidd-Gilchrist No. 2 overall in last year's draft believing they could fix the flaws in his...
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March 08, 2013
It was unclear if Ron Rivera would return as the Carolina
Panthers’ head coach for the 2013 season, but the team made it clear yesterday
that they will bring him back for a third year, as reported by Steve Reed of
The Associated Press.
Owner Jerry Richardson met with Ron Rivera this morning and told him he will be back.
— Steve Reed (@SteveReedAP) January 5, 2013
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't buying into the idea the season is over.
Rivera believes the Panthers (1-4) are close to turning things around, and that coaches and players need to improve if they're to make a run at the playoffs.
Rivera said the coaching staff spent a portion of the bye weekend self-scouting...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2012
Jimmy Clausen's basement apartment in the Carolina Panthers' quarterback depth chart increasingly appears to be a long-term residence. Steve Reed of The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Clausen remains behind Derek Anderson on the depth chart. Anderson has had a solid camp, according to Reed. He'll likely will hold onto the backup spot barring preseason calamity...
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By STEVE REED
AP Sports Writer
Conference USA announced Friday that it is adding five new schools in 2013.
Commissioner Britton Banowsky said Charlotte, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, North Texas and UT-San Antonio will join the league in all sports, with Charlotte joining in football in 2015.
Charlotte is rejoining Conference USA after several years in the Atlantic 10...
The Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with unrestricted free agent Philip Wheeler on Friday to fill their void at starting outside linebacker.
Wheeler visited the Raiders on Thursday and agreed to the deal a day later.
Wheeler played 13 games for Indianapolis last season, making 80 tackles and recording one sack. He played four seasons overall with the Colts with 182 tackles...
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March 31, 2012
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer Rookie Bismack Biyombo is beginning to make quite an impression with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Enough so that he's moving up the depth chart.
Bobcats coach Paul Silas said starting Saturday night against Chicago, Biyombo will move to center where he'll backup starter Byron Mullens for the remainder of the season. That&...
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January 20, 2012
Michael Jordan is engaged to longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model he’s been dating for three years.
Publicist Estee Portnoy confirmed the news, first reported by WCNC in Charlotte, on Thursday.
The Bobcats owner got engaged over the Christmas weekend. No wedding date has been set.
– Reported by Steve Reed of the Associated Press
Panthers linebacker Kion Wilson has played in four games this year. He claims that, on Monday, the same number of guns were stolen from his truck. According to Steve Reed of the Associated Press, police are investigating a contention by Wilson that thieves broke into his F250 truck and stole an FN 57 handgun, a…
By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer
By STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Forward Bismack Biyombo is free to join the Charlotte Bobcats after agreeing to pay a buyout clause to release him from his contract with Spanish club Fuenlabrada.
He will not play in Monday night's preseason opener against the Hawks because he hasn't had a chance to practice with the team, coach Paul Silas said.
Silas said Biyombo...
Because the Bobcats needed something else to go wrong… Eduardo Najera will be out for six to eight weeks recovering from surgery to repair a cartilage tear in his knee, tweets Steve Reed with the Associated Press. The Bobcats are already without Reggie Williams for a while due to knee surgery and Bismack Biyombo can’t…