Frank Kaminsky had 23 points and 13 rebounds to help the Hornets beat the Sacramento Kings 99-85 on Saturday to end a five-game losing streak.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 33 points , including three 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter during a pulsating Detroit rally, and the Pistons outlasted the Charlotte Hornets 114-108 in overtime Thursday night.
WCCB Charlotte's sub-channel, Antenna TV, will broadcast 24 Charlotte Independence soccer games.
With Syracuse desperate for a signature victory in what has been a so-so season, John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 on Wednesday night in front of a raucous Carrier Dome crowd of 30,331.
Justin Jackson scored 21 points and the Tar Heels pulled away after halftime to beat the Cardinals 74-63 on Wednesday night, pushing to a two-game lead in the league standings with three games left.
The Carolina Panthers have released fullback Mike Tolbert according to reports Tuesday.
The University of North Carolina quarterback, Kevin Olsen, was arrested on Sunday for charges of rape and assault.
The Carolina Panthers announced the signing of guard Amini Silatolu to a one year contract on Friday.