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Why Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke has Charlotte Hornets attention in NBA draft run-up

Thu, May 16, 2019

Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke says his initial meeting with the Charlotte Hornets couldn’t have gone much better. Except no Michael Jordan. Not yet, anyway. In all likelihood, Clarke would have to … Click to Continue »

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Bruins end Canes season with sweep in Eastern Conference finals

Thu, May 16, 2019

In the final minutes, Carolina Hurricanes fans rose as one at PNC Arena, twirling their towels, loud, chanting “Let’s go Canes!” It was not the ending they wanted. The Boston … Click to Continue »

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NBA Combine: Is Kemba sign-and-trade viable, and Nassir Little’s UNC frustration

Thu, May 16, 2019

Don’t count on a sign-and-trade as the last resort when the Charlotte Hornets deal with Kemba Walker’s free-agency. ESPN front-office insider Bobby Marks says NBA rule changes make sign-and-trades so … Click to Continue »

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South Meck High football coach Rocky White ‘disappointed’ he won’t return next season

Thu, May 16, 2019

South Mecklenburg High football coach Rocky White says he had no idea that he was going to lose his job this week. But White said South Mecklenburg principal Maureen Furr … Click to Continue »

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Tom Talks: Carolina Panthers get a look at a boxing legend’s son

Thu, May 16, 2019

The rain ramped up as players ran onto the field for the first practice of Carolina Panthers rookie camp. The rain was so thick that you heard them as much … Click to Continue »

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Canes’ Justin Williams: ‘I didn’t think it would be done quite like this’

Thu, May 16, 2019

The Canes' Justin Williams reflects on the season after the Boston Bruins eliminated the Carolina Hurricanes in game four of the Eastern Conference finals at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. Thursday, May 16, 2019. … Click to Continue »

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Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers

Thu, May 16, 2019

These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with 4½ minutes to go, they … Click to Continue »

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The Canes’ Jordan Staal: ‘It is not easy to get where we got’

Thu, May 16, 2019

The Canes' Jordan Staal reflects on the postseason and the future after the Carolina Hurricanes were eliminated by the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference finals at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. Thursday, May 16, 2019. … Click to Continue »

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Rod Brind’Amour following loss to Boston: ‘Super proud of this group, we overachieved’

Thu, May 16, 2019

Rod Brind'Amour addresses the media after the Boston Bruins clinched the Eastern Conference championship … Click to Continue »

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An abrupt ending to an unexpected Hurricanes run, and a wakeup call

Thu, May 16, 2019

It’s hard to say this wasn’t how it was supposed to end, since they were never supposed to be here in the first place. There was the expected ovation of … Click to Continue »

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