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Hornets suspend radio broadcaster for tweeting racial slur

The Charlotte Hornets have suspended radio play-by-play broadcaster John Focke indefinitely after he used a racial slur on his Twitter account.

Jordan talks to Hornets about being uncomfortable, winning

Hornets players say team owner Michael Jordan recently spoke to them about what it takes to be a champion.

CEO’s comments cost firm partnerships with NFL, NBA teams

Charlotte's two professional sports franchises and two universities have canceled partnerships with a North Carolina home security company after the firm's CEO told an activist he should focus on black-on-black crime rather than the George Floyd protests.

Hornets come up short against Magic at home

Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points, Aaron Gordon had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a five-game skid with a 112-100 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Taking his shot: Jordan, NBA owners, enter tequila business

When Michael Jordan decided to get into the tequila business, he could have slapped his name on the label, maybe autographed a few bottles and sold out the whole run in hours.

NBA All-Star Game arrives after ‘bathroom bill’ changes

The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state's "bathroom bill," which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.

Michael Jordan, Hornets start Florence relief effort

Wilmington's most famous son is working to help his hometown and state recover from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Hornets, Celtics to play in Dean Dome in September

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the team will hold training camp and host the Boston Celtics in a preseason home game at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Tony Parker reunites with James Borrego in Charlotte

Tony Parker's time in San Antonio is over, after 17 seasons and four NBA championships.

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Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.

Good Shepherd is holding weekly free grocery giveaways

Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington is giving away free bags of groceries and toiletries every Wednesday.