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Q&A: What's next for the Tokyo Olympics as virus spreads?

Mon, March 02, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Tokyo_Olympics_Q_A_59704The spreading virus from China has been reported in more than 60 countries and puts the Tokyo Olympics at risk. The Olympics are to open on July 24 — less than five months away. The Paralympics follow on Aug. 25.

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Petry's goal in OT leads Canadiens past Hurricanes 4-3

Sun, March 01, 2020

Hurricanes_Canadiens_Hockey_81155Jeff Petry scored 52 seconds into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.

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Duke women close regular season with 73-54 win at rival North Carolina

Sun, March 01, 2020

Duke LogoThe Duke women's basketball team closed the regular season in Chapel Hill, N.C., in impressive fashion by rolling to a 73-54 victory over rival North Carolina at Carmichael Arena. The Blue Devils collected their seventh win out of the last eight contests and improved to 18-11 overall and 12-6 in league action.

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No. 8 N.C. State makes first 13 3s, beats Virginia 75-64

Sun, March 01, 2020

NC State Wolf head logoKayla Jones and her North Carolina State teammates had no idea how well they'd shot the ball in the first half until coach Wes Moore clued them in.

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'Xtended' interview: Reggie Bullock

Sun, March 01, 2020

Jared Fialko and Reggie BullockThe New York Knick and former UNC Tar Heel explains how a family tragedy led him to find a purpose in supporting LGBTQ causes.

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NC State baseball earns 11-7 comeback win versus Minnesota

Sun, March 01, 2020

NC State Wolf head logoNo. 8 NC State baseball (11-0) scored eight unanswered runs late to gut out an 11-7 comeback win over CambriaCollegeClassic host Minnesota (5-6) and remain perfect in the 2020 season. The Wolfpack went 3-0 on the weekend against Big Ten opponents to win the tournament title.

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Inclan's walk-off double lifts UNC over Purdue 5-4

Sun, March 01, 2020

North Carolina LogoThe Tar Heels displayed tremendous grit on Sunday afternoon after erasing a 4-0 deficient in the seventh inning against Purdue to win in the 10th inning with a walk-off double from Clemente Inclan.

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Late-inning runs push Iowa past Duke, 7-5

Sun, March 01, 2020

Duke LogoThe 14th-ranked Duke baseball team fell, 7-5, to Iowa in a tightly-played contest that saw the Hawkeyes pull away late with four runs across the seventh and eighth innings on Sunday afternoon inside U.S. Bank Stadium. The loss snaps Duke's nine-game winning streak and moves the Blue Devils to 9-2 on the campaign, while the Hawkeyes improve to 5-4 ....

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Emergency goalie protocol talk on tap for NHL GMs meeting

Sun, March 01, 2020

Hurricanes_Maple_Leafs_Hockey_32682When a 42-year-old Zamboni driver entered as an emergency goaltender and won an NHL game, it became one of the best stories in sports.

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James' triple-double lifts Lakers past Pelicans, 122-114

Sun, March 01, 2020

Lakers_Pelicans_Basketball_96547LeBron James keeps finding ways to assert his supremacy over the upstart New Orleans Pelicans and rookie sensation Zion Williamson — with or without the help of fellow Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis.

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