Carolina Panthers

Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial reward

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller’s docket is quickly filling up. A parade. Lots of parties. A princely payday. “I was just talking to Coach Kubiak, I was asking if you could make the plane do backflips on the way home,” Miller said Monday after accepting the Super Bowl MVP trophy from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “It’s definitely going to be a magical week for us. I am looking forward to spending time with my teammates going on tour.” It should be a magical offseason for Miller, who led Denver’s dominating

Newton’s Success is Product of James Harris’ Struggles

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton rose to the NFL spotlight when he led his team to an electric 15-1 season and to Super Bowl 50. The 2010 Heisman Trophy winner completed 296 passes, 35 of them being touchdown passes, according to ESPN. Newton also ran the ball a total of 636 yards. Scrambling resulted in a career high of 56 first downs and 10 touchdowns this season, according to ESPN. The Panthers lead the NFL with 771 net total yards, averaging 237.5 passing yards per game. Carolina also leads in rushing yards with 296 yards with 148 yards per game,

Raiders’ Khalil Mack makes history as an AP All-Pro at 2 positions

Mack’s versatility and relentlessness earned him selection at two positions on the 2015 Associated Press All-Pro Team, an NFL first. The second-year Oakland Raiders defensive end and outside linebacker drew enough support Friday from a panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league to make the squad in both spots. Others, including Houston’s J.J. Watt last year, have been chosen for the first team at one position and second team at another. Watt was a unanimous pick at defensive end for this season’s team, as was Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson. “I do whatever I can to help

Top Sports Moments of the Year

11)The fight for racial inequality at the University of Missouri reached a pivotal moment when 30 members of the Mizzou Football team refused to participate in practices and other team activities until Tim Wolfe the president of the University resigned. Black students had expressed their campus experiences to Wolfe, but Wolfe remained indifferent to their complaints. The protest of the players caused Wolfe and chancellor R. Bowen Loftin to resign. 10)  The Carolina Panthers were the last team to go undefeated in the NFL during the 2015-16 season. Quarterback Cam Newton made 33 touchdown passes and ran in 8 touchdowns.