The Eagle

The current state of Charlotte sports

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

January 14, 2020

With the hiring of new Panthers head coach Matt Rhule, the unknown status of QB Cam Newton and the new management of Dave Tepper, there are more questions than answers for the Carolina Panthers.  Just like the Panthers, Charlotte’s other ...

Sports Blog: Jefferson eager to finish out career in Charlotte

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

After a less than steller and injury filled season the big man nicknamed "Big Al" is up for a new contract from the Hornets or from another suitor in free agency. Al Jefferson arrived in Charlotte three seasons ago along with...

Sports blog: Hornets look to close out series at home

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

The Charlotte Hornets trailed the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs 2 games to none and have won 3 straight seeking to close the series at home on Friday night. After the first two games of the series both won...

Sports Blog: Hornets-Heat to play in round one of NBA Playoffs

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

The buzz is back! The Charlotte Hornets are back in the NBA playoffs after a one-season hiatus. The Hornets finished with a regular season record of 48-34 which places them sixth in the Eastern Conference and matches them...

Sports Blog: Kobe Bryant shares his feelings about 1996 draft day trade

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Kobe Bryant shares his feelings and thoughts on the 1996 draft night trade from the Charlotte Hornets, a day before stepping away from the game. After a long and illustrious career spanning two decades, Kobe Bryant will hang...