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Gordon Hayward signs with Hornets

Hayward's agreement with the Hornets is reportedly a four-year, $120 million deal.

Charlotte Hornets select LaMelo Ball with third pick

Ball’s brother Lonzo plays for the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. His father is LaVar Ball, who became a polarizing sports personality for making outlandish remarks when Lonzo was in college at UCLA and was then drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers.

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.

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UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.