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The Hornets tried to rally. Ex-Duke stars Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum had the answer.

Wed, December 27, 2017

It wasn’t that Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum were perfect for the Boston Celtics. It wasn’t like they never missed a shot, or came up short on a rebound, or … Click to Continue »

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Misfits and no names fill Panthers receiving corps

Wed, December 27, 2017

How many people can actually name the Carolina Panthers receiving corps of five? The group consists of Devin Funchess, Brenton Bersin, Kaelin Clay, Russell Shepard and Mose Frazier. "We definitely are misfits," wide receiver Clay says. … Click to Continue »

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What is the best-case scenario for Panthers in playoffs?

Wed, December 27, 2017

Charlotte Observer Panthers beat writer Joe Person says that the Panthers still have a shot at a No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. A No. 2 seed would mean a first-round bye and at least one home game. The Panthers are guaranteed no worse than the No. 5 seed in the NFC. … Click to Continue »

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Hornets fight back but lose to Boston Celtics; Charlotte now 10-10 at home

Wed, December 27, 2017

This one looked like another crater job, after the Charlotte Hornets fell behind by 17 points in the first half versus the Boston Celtics. The Hornets closed the deficit to … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday’s boys high school basketball capsules 12.27.17

Wed, December 27, 2017

SWEET 16 RESULTS NO. 2 PROVIDENCE DAY 64, FORT MYERS (FLA) 61 Providence Day 17 16 13 18 64 Fort Myers 13 13 17 18 61 PDS: Devon Dotson 36, … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday’s Girls Roundup: No. 2 Mallard Creek gets big win at John Wall Holiday

Wed, December 27, 2017

Elevator ↑Mallard Creek: Mavericks beat one of the state’s top teams, High Point Wesleyan, 69-61 in overtime at the John Wall Holiday tournament in Raleigh ↑East Burke: East beat Asheville … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday’s girls high school basketball capsules 12.27.17

Wed, December 27, 2017

SWEET 16 RESULTS NO. 2 MALLARD CREEK 69, HIGH POINT WESLEYAN 61, OT Mallard Creek ‪18 8 17 16 OT 10 -- 69 Wesleyan Christian ‪19 14 9 17 OT … Click to Continue »

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Aho is little big man for Hurricanes

Wed, December 27, 2017

Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters says NHL players keep a mental book on the other players in the league — their strengths, their tendencies, their weak spots. If so, the … Click to Continue »

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Photo Gallery: Canes 3, Canadiens 1

Wed, December 27, 2017

The Carolina Hurricanes defeat the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game played at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Dec. 27, 2017.

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Week 17 NFL picks: Can Panthers close out season with a win at Falcons?

Wed, December 27, 2017

Editor’s note: Tom Sorensen is taking a week off from column writing. Here are his NFL picks for Week 17, a week that will settle the league’s final playoff spots. … Click to Continue »

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