• Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after game

    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on his way home from a game.

  • Spurrier dealing with offensive unknowns

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — So Steve Spurrier finally settled on South Carolina’s starting quarterback. He just wishes that was his only question on offense.

  • Panthers trim 8 players from roster

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have cut eight players, including two wide receivers.

  • Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, celebrates after defeating Pierre-Hugues Herbert, of France, 6-4, 7-5 in the final of the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Anderson beats Herbert in Winston-Salem final

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa won his first title in more than three years when he beat French qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 7-5 in the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) looks to pass under pressure from Carolina Panthers' Wes Horton (96) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tom Brady overcame two early interceptions to lead his first touchdown drive of the preseason as the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 17-16 on Friday night.

  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert, of France, reaches for the ball during a semifinal against Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Herbert advances to Winston-Salem final

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — French qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert advanced to the Winston-Salem Open final, beating 13th-seeded Steve Johnson of the U.S. 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Friday.

  • Duke’s Pierre adjusting to switch from QB to RB

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Nico Pierre might be Duke’s quarterback of the future. Right now he’s the Blue Devils’ backup running back of the present.

  • ACC trio looking for championships in SEC with Gamecocks

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Coach Dawn Staley has built South Carolina to compete for national championships. And some of the very best players in the Atlantic Coast Conference have signed on for the run.

  • Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot against Borna Coric, of Croatia, during a quarterfinal in the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Steve Johnson in Winston-Salem semis when Yen-Hsun Lu quits

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.

  • Stephanie Ready becomes full-time female NBA game analyst

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — FOX Sports Southeast has promoted Stephanie Ready to NBA game analyst covering the Charlotte Hornets.