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Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy smiles at fans as he arrives for an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Though he has already been found guilty, the league is sticking by its policy to wait until the appeal process has been heard before making any decision on a possible suspension. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a change of heart Sunday, benching defensive end Greg Hardy before the team’s 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions.

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Panthers defensive end Hardy returns to practice

FILe - In thisa Dec. 8, 2013, file photo, Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) reacts in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. The NFL is allowing two more NFL players to continue playing while facing domestic violence issues. Similar to the Ray Rice case, the league says it investigating and waiting for the legal process to run its course before taking action. Greg Hardy already has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence, but has filed an appeal. Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers also remains active while he is being investigated for abuse allegations. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy returned to practice one day after being excused from work to meet with his attorney.

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Panthers QB Newton returns to practice

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton throws a pass during an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday he expected Newton to start against the Detroit Lions on Sunday after missing the season opener at Tampa Bay with a rib injury. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he’s feeling great and “absolutely” expects to start in Carolina’s home opener Sunday against the Detroit Lions.

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Johnson feeling ‘much better’ after dehydration

Jeff Gordon, left, and Jimmie Johnson wave to the crowd during driver introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson said the cooling system for his helmet was blowing warm air and that likely caused his dehydration following last week’s race at Richmond.

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