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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Carolinas sports news from The Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers have announced that owner Jerry Richardson is selling the NFL franchise amid an investigation by the league into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct by Richardson in the workplace. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team, linking to a five-paragraph letter by the franchise's only owner.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers spoiled Aaron Rodgers' return from a broken collarbone with a 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Damiere Byrd had two touchdown catches, and Christian McCaffrey had 136 yards from scrimmage.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Brandon Williams sank a 3-pointer to put North Carolina ahead for good with 35 seconds left as the seventh-ranked Tar Heels rallied past No. 20 Tennessee 78-73 Sunday. North Carolina capitalized on a 9-0 run in the final minute to win for the fifth straight time and ended Thompson-Boling Arena's hex on defending national champions.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A'ja Wilson scored 26 points and No. 4 South Carolina, which began the game with just nine players and then lost another, beat Savannah State 99-38 Sunday. The Gamecocks announced before the game that senior point guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore will miss the season with an ACL injury. She hadn't played this season, but was said to be recovering.

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  • Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24

    Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24

    Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24

    Sunday, December 17 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-12-17 23:06:43 GMT
    Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24 (Source: WECT)Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24 (Source: WECT)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers spoiled Aaron Rodgers' return from a broken collarbone with a 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.      Damiere Byrd had two touchdown catches, and Christian McCaffrey had 136 yards from scrimmage, including a 7-yard touchdown reception and the Panthers (10-4) won their fourth straight home game.      Greg Olsen had his most productive game sinc...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers spoiled Aaron Rodgers' return from a broken collarbone with a 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.      Damiere Byrd had two touchdown catches, and Christian McCaffrey had 136 yards from scrimmage, including a 7-yard touchdown reception and the Panthers (10-4) won their fourth straight home game.      Greg Olsen had his most productive game sinc...More >>
  • Late comeback falls short for Seahawks

    Late comeback falls short for Seahawks

    Sunday, December 17 2017 6:01 PM EST2017-12-17 23:01:12 GMT

    Reigning Southern Conference Player-of-the-Year Devin Sibley poured in 24 points and Furman shot 56.4 percent to down the Seahawks, 90-84, in a Sunday men's basketball matinee at Trask Coliseum.

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    Reigning Southern Conference Player-of-the-Year Devin Sibley poured in 24 points and Furman shot 56.4 percent to down the Seahawks, 90-84, in a Sunday men's basketball matinee at Trask Coliseum.

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  • Jaccob Slavin scores in OT, Hurricanes top Sabres 5-4

    Jaccob Slavin scores in OT, Hurricanes top Sabres 5-4

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:18 PM EST2017-12-16 04:18:26 GMT

    Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.

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    Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.

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