Ron Rivera

Cam Newton is questioned by reporters after the Carolina Panthers lost 24-10 to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Will Panthers fade like 49ers?

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton didn’t say much after the Panthers lost Super…

 

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates a touchdown by running back Jonathan Stewart touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the divisional playoffs on Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Best team ever? Newton, Panthers look to build case

As if the golden-anniversary Super Bowl doesn’t have enough of it already,…

 

Ron Rivera and Gary Kubiak will match wits in Super Bowl 50 after overcome long odds to make it here. (Michael Conroy/AP, Chuck Burton/AP)

Rivera, Kubiak: Profiles in survivalism

Not long ago, not long ago at all, the circumstances were aligned…

 

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Carolina Panthers tackle Michael Oher answers questions during a press conference Tuesday in San Jose. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Oher seeks glory beyond ‘The Blind Side’

The story of Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Michael Oher was written six…

Carolina Panthers tackle Michael Oher answers questions during a press conference Tuesday in San Jose. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Panthers’ Luke Kuechly, left, pictured with teammate A.J. Klein, has been one of the most dominant linebackers in the NFL this season. (Mike McCarn/AP)

Kuechly too good to be true, but is

No one questions that quarterback Cam Newton is the face of the…

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly, left, pictured with teammate A.J. Klein, has been one of the most dominant linebackers in the NFL this season. (Mike McCarn/AP)
Super Bowl 50 Host Committee chairman Daniel Lurie, left, welcomes Mayor Ed Lee, center, to a preview tour of the Super Bowl City fan attraction on Friday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Ed Lee yelling, suites aren’t selling, forecast telling

Are you ready for some ... El Niño? Or maybe, in a…

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee chairman Daniel Lurie, left, welcomes Mayor Ed Lee, center, to a preview tour of the Super Bowl City fan attraction on Friday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)

As we admire him, Newton injects race

Scared? The only people who should be scared of Cam Newton are…

Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)
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)
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)
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)
Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.

Panthers coach Rivera says Kaepernick tougher to defend this time

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is expecting a few more big plays…

Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.