Cam Newton

The Carolina Panthers celebrate after winning the NFC Championship against the Arizona Cardinals. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Superman could rule Super Bowl

He flies. He dives. He scores. He shimmies. He shakes. He smiles.…

The Carolina Panthers celebrate after winning the NFC Championship against the Arizona Cardinals. (Chuck Burton/AP)
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) receives an on-side kick from the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers won 31-24. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Panthers’ Davis will play after surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — All-Pro linebacker Thomas Davis had surgery Monday morning on…

Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) receives an on-side kick from the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers won 31-24. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
Ron Rivera. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Rivera comes home to settle scores, make history

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is on the verge of the biggest…

Ron Rivera. (Chuck Burton/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton leaps in the end zone for a touchdown run during the second half the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Newton gets Denver ‘D’ after crushing Cards

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Superman is headed for the Super Bowl. He’s taking…

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton leaps in the end zone for a touchdown run during the second half the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Former Heisman trophy winners Carson Palmer and Cam Newton will face off in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. (File AP photo)

Newton, Palmer will decide NFC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton and Carson Palmer have a few things in…

Former Heisman trophy winners Carson Palmer and Cam Newton will face off in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. (File AP photo)
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates with fans after their divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Panthers won 31-24.  (Bob Leverone/AP)

Cam Newton’s Law: ‘I don’t get nervous’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the waning moments of a strange 35-35 game…

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates with fans after their divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Panthers won 31-24.  (Bob Leverone/AP)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett catches a touchdown pass against Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman (20) late in their divisional playoff  game. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Why do the Panthers give up big leads?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Seattle's comeback against the Panthers -- the fourth against…

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett catches a touchdown pass against Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman (20) late in their divisional playoff  game. (Chuck Burton/AP)
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) celebrates his touchdown with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Panthers survive, advance to NFC title game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four games into his playoff career, Cam Newton recognizes…

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) celebrates his touchdown with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton, right, hugs New York Giants' Odell Beckham (13) after an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Panthers won 38-35. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Panthers remain perfect, outlast Giants 38-35 in nasty game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After one of the strangest and nastiest games…

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton, right, hugs New York Giants' Odell Beckham (13) after an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Panthers won 38-35. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. The Panthers won 38-0. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Newton, Panthers pound Falcons 38-0, clinch 1st-round bye

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton raced from one end of the Carolina…

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. The Panthers won 38-0. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess (17) celebrates his touchdown reception with quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

NFL roundup: Newton, Panthers gunning for own perfection

NEW ORLEANS — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers displayed composure in…

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess (17) celebrates his touchdown reception with quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton celebrates on the sideline during the game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

NFL roundup: Panthers, Newton now 10-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton has never liked being referred to as…

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton celebrates on the sideline during the game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Kaepernick, Newton team up to host TV awards show

NFL playoff opponents Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton will team up to…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
AP Photo/John BazemoreSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of a divisional playoff NFL football game

Kaepernick lifts 49ers over Panthers 23-10

Colin Kaepernick raced into the end zone, then pretended to rip open…

AP Photo/John BazemoreSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of a divisional playoff NFL football game