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Coach: ‘Very confident’ Newton starts vs. Browns

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stretches with the team during an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he’s awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

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Panthers’ Newton works with first team at practice

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) and Joe Webb (14) stretch with the team during an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers’ Cam Newton will “probably” start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced on Thursday.

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Dragic back in lineup for Suns against Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek says guard Goran Dragic will return to the starting lineup against the Charlotte Hornets after missing the last two games with a strained back.

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Panthers’ Newton practicing 8 days after crash

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stretches after throwing some passes during an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday eight days after a horrific-looking automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back.

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Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship after 2016 season

In this Oct. 10, 2012, file photo, workers paint a logo on the grass near the front stretch during preparation for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Concord, N.C. Sprint informed NASCAR it won't extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season. "Sprint has long benefitted from the unprecedented level of brand integration available in NASCAR, and the passionate fan base that is the most loyal in sports," Steve Gaffney, vice president of marketing for Sprint, said in a Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, statement.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sprint informed NASCAR it won’t extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.

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