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A story of resiliency: Alex Highsmith makes NFL debut for Steelers

Former Ashley High School football standout Alex Highsmith saw a dream become a reality on Monday night. The Charlotte graduate made his NFL debut with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Panthers owner frustrated over not having fans at NFL opener

Panthers owner David Tepper expressed frustration with government officials over not allowing fans in the stadium for the team’s Sept. 13 home opener against the Las Vegas Raiders.

Dolphins to allow up to 13,000 fans at home opener

The Miami Dolphins will allow up to 13,000 socially distancing fans to attend their home opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 20, a decision that divided political leaders and upset the visiting coach.

NFL has 77 apparently false positive COVID-19 tests from lab

The NFL had 77 positive COVID-19 tests from 11 teams re-examined by a New Jersey lab after false positives, and all those tests came back negative.

Panthers ‘considering’ using McCaffrey on punt returns, too

The Panthers are considering expanding All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey’s role to include punt returns, too.

Cowboys owner confident about having fans

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident about having fans for all home games, and the club has now announced details toward that end.

Virus-proofing NFL facilities is a tall, masked task

When NFL players leave their socially distanced cubicles in locker rooms now for the next meeting, they must remember to bring more than just their playbooks.

66 players opt out of NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic

A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen.

Panthers coach stays positive in ‘less than ideal’ situation

The Carolina Panthers have a new head coach, two new coordinators, a different starting quarterback and a roster with more turnover from last season than any team in the NFL.

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Florida man survives alligator attack while walking dog

A man recounts the terrifying moments right before he was bitten by an alligator.

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

EPA: Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces

Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cleaner has been added to the list of effective products.

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.