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Capitals investigating Kuznetsov video showing white powder

Mon, May 27, 2019

The Washington Capitals said Monday they have confirmed star Evgeny Kuznetsov is shown in a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with … Click to Continue »

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For Panthers tight end Ian Thomas, autism advocacy in Charlotte has personal meaning

Mon, May 27, 2019

When they were growing up together in Baltimore, Ian Thomas never really considered his cousin, Jahsai, as different until other people noticed. “We never thought about it. But when he … Click to Continue »

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How a change in strategy got the Charlotte Checkers into the Calder Cup finals

Sun, May 26, 2019

Injuries and illness had shrunk the number of available players as the game moved on, Charlotte Checkers’ coach Mike Vellucci said. The heat – 95 degrees outside Bojangles’ Coliseum and … Click to Continue »

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Martin Truex Jr. makes crazy four-wide pass in final 5 laps to win 2nd Coca-Cola 600

Sun, May 26, 2019

You like bumping? Rubbing’s racing? Wrecks, passes for the lead, long runs on a longer summer night? And a five-lap shootout, winner take all? The 60th Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte Checkers clinch spot in AHL Calder Cup finals with win in 2nd OT

Sun, May 26, 2019

Morgan Geekie’s goal early in the second overtime period carried the Charlotte Checkers to a 4-3 victory Sunday night over the reigning champion Toronto Marlies before a season-best crowd of … Click to Continue »

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Bruno Fernando’s pre-draft pitch: Not ducking anyone pursuing NBA first round

Sun, May 26, 2019

Say this for Maryland big man Bruno Fernando’s approach to the NBA draft: He isn’t ducking anything. After a workout Sunday morning with the Charlotte Hornets, Angola native Fernando said … Click to Continue »

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UNC crushes Georgia Tech in ACC championship game - and earns seventh tournament title

Sun, May 26, 2019

On the night after North Carolina’s 11-2 loss to rival N.C. State in the final game of the regular season, senior pitcher Hansen Butler sent his teammates a group message. … Click to Continue »

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UNC, ECU picked as regional hosts for NCAA baseball tournament; NC State to go on the road

Sun, May 26, 2019

North Carolina and East Carolina will start the NCAA tournament at home. After a disappointing finish in the ACC tournament, N.C. State will have to go on the road. The … Click to Continue »

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Mathisen’s homer leads Reno to 6-3 win over Las Vegas

Sun, May 26, 2019

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Wyatt Mathisen hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning, leading the Reno Aces to a 6-3 win over the Las Vegas Aviators on Sunday. … Click to Continue »

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Truex overcomes early problems to win Coca-Cola 600

Sun, May 26, 2019

Martin Truex Jr. gave team owner Joe Gibbs another reason to celebrate at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then broke to the … Click to Continue »

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