Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Greg Van Roten played mainly center for most of his career, but now he’s starting at left guard because of injuries and the offseason departure of All-Pro Andrew Norwell.
Here is the 2018 Charlotte Observer high school football preview that includes Sweet 16 rankings, previews of all the Sweet 16 teams, a look at top players and teams in all the counties the newspaper covers, complete team capsules and a full schedule
NASCAR: Kevin Harvick’s seven Cup Series race wins are his most in a season. With just three more victories, Stewart-Haas Racing driver and No. 4 team could join Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon in elite group.
The South Carolina Gamecocks football team opened up practice for the last time of August 2018 on Thursday. The Rams, Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins were there, including former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum.
Here is the Charlotte Observer’s high school football schedule for area teams for the week of Aug. 17. Games are involving teams in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and area teams playing in the N.C. High School Athletic Association and the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association
Josiah James, South Carolina’s top basketball prospect in the 2019 recruiting class, trimmed his list to -- Clemson, Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State. Frank Martin and the Gamecocks were in his final 9.
Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.