Carolina Panthers http://wfae.org en Request For Restraining Order Against Panthers’ Greg Hardy Dismissed, But He Must Surrender Firearms http://wfae.org/post/request-restraining-order-against-panthers-greg-hardy-dismissed-he-must-surrender-firearms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A request for a temporary restraining order against Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was dismissed by Judge Charlotte Brown on Thursday when his accuser failed to appear at a civil hearing in Charlotte.</span></p><p>But a short time later, Judge Becky Thorne Tin, the judge who presided over Hardy’s bond hearing Wednesday on two misdemeanor charges, amended the conditions of the bond, requiring Hardy to turn over all of his weapons and firearms.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 19:15:38 +0000 Michael Gordon & Joseph Person & Jonathan Jones 51008 at http://wfae.org Request For Restraining Order Against Panthers’ Greg Hardy Dismissed, But He Must Surrender Firearms 911 Recordings Give Different Accounts In Hardy Domestic Violence Case http://wfae.org/post/911-recordings-give-different-accounts-hardy-domestic-violence-case <p>A domestic violence complaint against Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy characterizes him as a man in rage in an incident that led to him being arrested on misdemeanor charges of assault and communicating threats. But 911 tapes released by CMPD give conflicting accounts.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 06:59:12 +0000 Greg Collard 50956 at http://wfae.org 911 Recordings Give Different Accounts In Hardy Domestic Violence Case Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy’s Accuser Says He Threw Her On Couch ‘Covered’ With Guns http://wfae.org/post/carolina-panthers-greg-hardy-s-accuser-says-he-threw-her-couch-covered-guns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was released on bond Wednesday, but not before a Mecklenburg County judge described him as a potential threat to the girlfriend he’s accused of beating up.</span></p><p>Hardy, 25, an NFL Pro-Bowler last season, was arrested Tuesday on misdemeanor charges of assault on a female and communicating a threat.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 15:46:24 +0000 Joseph Person & Mike Gordon & Jonathan Jones & Maria David 50917 at http://wfae.org Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy’s Accuser Says He Threw Her On Couch ‘Covered’ With Guns Panthers Go 'Big' With First Round NFL Draft Pick http://wfae.org/post/panthers-go-big-first-round-nfl-draft-pick <p>The NFL completed the first round of their draft last night. And, the Carolina Panthers made a “big” pick.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:29:54 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 50606 at http://wfae.org Panthers Go 'Big' With First Round NFL Draft Pick WFAE Talks Steve Smith (and a purple nurple), A Higher Ed. Dilemma For Some Immigrants, Solar Energy http://wfae.org/post/wfae-talks-steve-smith-and-purple-nurple-higher-ed-dilemma-some-immigrants-solar-energy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's show includes archival tape that involves Steve Smith and former Panthers backup quarterback Josh </span>McCown<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Greg and Ben also debate the Panthers' decision to cut Smith.</span></p><p>In more important matters, Greg, Lisa and Ben discuss the challenges that some immigrants have in paying for college, and why a solar energy idea was shelved.</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:44:22 +0000 Greg Collard, Lisa Miller & Ben Bradford 46956 at http://wfae.org WFAE Talks Steve Smith (and a purple nurple), A Higher Ed. Dilemma For Some Immigrants, Solar Energy Carolina Panthers Release Steve Smith http://wfae.org/post/carolina-panthers-release-steve-smith <p>The Panthers made it official Thursday, parting ways with the best player in franchise history when they released longtime receiver Steve Smith.</p><p>The Panthers made the announcement in a press release and are not expected to hold a press conference.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:46:43 +0000 Joseph Person 46865 at http://wfae.org Carolina Panthers’ Jordan Gross To Retire After 11 Seasons http://wfae.org/post/carolina-panthers-jordan-gross-retire-after-11-seasons <div class="entry-content"><p>Panthers veteran offensive tackle Jordan Gross has decided to retire after 11 seasons, the team confirmed Tuesday.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:51:34 +0000 Joesph Person 45784 at http://wfae.org Panthers Look To Future As 49ers Move On http://wfae.org/post/panthers-look-future-49ers-move <p>Bank of America Stadium in Uptown Charlotte went from deafeningly loud to depressingly quiet during the Carolina Panthers’ playoff game Sunday. The San Francisco 49ers spoiled the Panthers’ first playoff game in five years, beating the home team 23-10.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:33:55 +0000 Michael Tomsic 42867 at http://wfae.org Panthers Look To Future As 49ers Move On Playoff day in Charlotte as Panthers host 49ers http://wfae.org/post/playoff-day-charlotte-panthers-host-49ers <p>It’s game day in Charlotte. The Carolina Panthers host their first home playoff game in 5 years Sunday afternoon at Bank of America stadium – facing the San Francisco 49ers at 1 o’clock.&nbsp; The Panthers won their meeting in Week 10 of the season at San Francisco, a low-scoring game that ended 10 to 9. &nbsp;After last week off, the Panthers are 12-4 and have won six of their last seven games. The 49ers also are 12-4. The stakes today are high: The winner goes to the NFC Championship game <u>against Seattle</u>. The Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints yesterday, 23 to 15.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:33:31 +0000 David Boraks 42840 at http://wfae.org 'Ice Up, Son' Takes Off In Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/ice-son-takes-charlotte <p>A new phrase is popping up on T-shirts, Twitter and even at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. And you will absolutely hear it yelled at the Carolina Panthers' home playoff game this Sunday. WFAE's Michael Tomsic explains what it is and how it's taking off.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:27:18 +0000 Michael Tomsic 42732 at http://wfae.org 'Ice Up, Son' Takes Off In Charlotte