November 12, 2007 |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Joey Harrington took the hit. Alge Crumpler did the rest. Just before he was drilled to the turf, Harrington found Crumpler over the middle for a 30-yard touchdown with 20 seconds left to give the Atlanta Falcons a 20-13 win over the Carolina Panthers. Crumpler, who returned after missing the previous two games because of ankle and knee injuries, caught the short pass over the middle and sliced between safeties Chris Harris and Quinton Teal for the score.
September 29, 2008 |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Steve Smith raced 56 yards for a touchdown, then did perhaps his most important work. Nearly two months after he broke teammate Ken Lucas' nose with a sucker punch in training camp, Smith retrieved the ball and handed it to Lucas. "He took the high road, and that showed a lot about him as a person," Lucas said. Smith's first touchdown after his two-game suspension helped the Carolina Panthers beat the Atlanta Falcons, 24-9.
March 28, 2007 |
Beazer Homes USA Inc., which has recently suffered hefty losses amid a downturn in the housing market, now faces a federal investigation of mortgage fraud and other allegations involving the home builder. Beazer shares plunged in after-hours trading Tuesday. The FBI and the U.S. attorney's office in Charlotte, N.C., along with the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S.
April 16, 2001 |
The Times takes a position-by-position look at the top college prospects and veteran free agents still available: TOP CORNERBACK PROSPECTS Nate Clements, Ohio State, 5-11, 207--Has all the tools to become a top-flight NFL player. Great open-field tackler. Sometimes too aggressive, must work on reading and anticipation skills. First rounder. Jamar Fletcher, Wisconsin, 5-8, 180--Possesses excellent ball-hawking ability. Closes well on the ball and has great hands.
November 9, 2004 |
Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Strahan of the New York Giants is expected to have surgery Wednesday for a torn chest muscle and is out for the season. Strahan, the NFL's all-time season sacks leader, was injured while trying to tackle Anthony Thomas in the third quarter of the Giants' 28-21 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Strahan was not immediately available for comment.
December 27, 1997 |
Deuce McAllister's one-yard touchdown run with 31 seconds remaining lifted Mississippi to a 34-31 victory over Marshall in the inaugural Motor City Bowl before 43,340 at the Silverdome Friday night. Marshall's last-ditch bid for a comeback ended when Randy Moss, who finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting, had the ball stripped away by linebacker Broc Kreitz after a 40-yard completion on the final play of the game.