Archive for the ‘Carolina Panthers’ Category

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Marty Hurney will be calling the shots once again with the Carolina Panthers. Carolina re-hired Hurney as its general manager on Wednesday, marking his second full-time stint as general manager. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, beginning as GM in 2002.

Panthers name Marty Hurney their permanent GM for the second time

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

In 2012, the Carolina Panthers fired general manager Marty Hurney in the middle of a disappointing season. The Panthers gave Hurney the interim GM job when they fired Dave Gettleman last summer, and Hurney did enough to earn the job permanently. The team announced Wednesday that Hurney has been hired as its permanent GM.

Imprisoned former Panthers player Rae Carruth breaks his silence

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Eight months before he is set to be released from a North Carolina prison, former Panthers receiver Rae Carruth has given his first prison interview in years. Now 44 years old, Carruth has spent over 17 years at the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, N.C., roughly 170 miles east of Charlotte. In January 2001, Carruth was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder and other charges, after he paid another man to shoot Cherica Adams on Nov. 16, 1999.

Panthers reinstate Hurney as interim GM

Friday, February 16th, 2018

The Carolina Panthers reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney from paid administrative leave on Friday after the NFL cleared him in an investigation of a harassment complaint made against Hurney by his ex-wife. According to the team, the NFL found no evidence of a violation of the personal conduct policy, and the investigation is now closed. The Panthers placed Hurney on paid leave Feb. 4, less than a week after he interviewed for the team's full-time GM position.

Former UFC Owner Rumored to be Pursuing NFL Team

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Though the Fertitta Family, in sporting circles, is known primarily for brothers Frank and Lorenzo purchasing, building, and eventually selling the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the brothers have another dream, owning a National Football League team

Marty Hurney to meet with NFL investigator Friday over alleged harassment claims

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Carolina Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney is scheduled to meet with NFL investigator Lisa Friel on Friday over harassment allegations against his ex-wife, according to David Newton of ESPN.com. Hurney has been a candidate to assume the job full-time in Carolina.

How Malcolm Butler’s Benching Gave Eagles the Upper Hand

Monday, February 5th, 2018

In Week 4, the Carolina Panthers came into Foxboro and embarrassed the Patriots defense. You might remember Matt Patricia on the sideline screaming at his secondary, which was blowing coverages the way Mike Tyson did his career earnings. Everyone thought the defense would send New England’s 2017 season down the toilet.

Amtrak crash: Screams, cries, awakening to a ‘nightmare’

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Passengers aboard the Amtrak train that slammed into a freight train before dawn Sunday described being jolted from slumber as seats ripped away, awakening to screams and crying. "It was shaking, then it started jumping," said passenger Eric Larkin, speaking with The Associated Press about the train's final moments. Walking with a limp, hours later, the Pamlico County, North Carolina, resident said he was dazed and didn't even know where he was when the train finally came to a complete stop.

Screams and crying among passengers after Amtrak train crash

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Passengers aboard the Amtrak train that slammed into a freight train before dawn Sunday described being jolted from slumber as seats ripped away, awakening to screams and crying. "It was shaking, then it started jumping," said passenger Eric Larkin, speaking with The Associated Press about the train's final moments. It was in the panic that followed, Larkin said, that he heard screams and crying all around him as passengers sought to leave the crumpled train.

Aaron Rodgers provides injury update: I’m right where I need to be

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Aaron Rodgers is feeling great and insists he will not be limited at all when training camp opens later this year. The Green Bay Packers quarterback has no lingering issues from the broken right collarbone that forced him to miss most of the 2017 NFL season. "I feel really good," Rodgers told Omnisport on Thursday in an exclusive interview arranged by Marriott.