Troubled former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was convicted Monday in Catawba County of charges related to drugs and stolen furniture found on his property more than two years ago.
The Carolina defense forced four turnovers, including a pick-six off of Matt Ryan by Drayton Florence to lead the Panthers to their fourth consecutive win with a 34-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
The Carolina Panthers picked up their first win of the young season with a with a 38-0 shutout over Eli Manning and the visiting New York Giants on Sunday in Charlotte.
The Carolina Panthers took a step in the right direction with an opening preseason victory over the Chicago Bears on Friday night in Charlotte.
The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled the mood, jumping ahead early and claiming a 4-1 win to drop the Hurricanes to 0-2 early in the lockout-shortened 48-game season.