March 7, 2021
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UNC completes season sweep of Duke with 91-73 home win

UNC players celebrate their win over rival Duke on Saturday in Chapel Hill. (Gerry Broome / AP Photo) CHAPEL HILL — Armando Bacot, Kerwin Walton and Caleb Love scored 18 points apiece and North Carolina never trailed it its 91-73

  • Cunane, Wolfpack advance, Deacons fall at ACC women’s tourney

    N.C. State’s Elissa Cunane drives around Virginia Tech’s Elizabeth Kitley during the Wolfpack’s ACC women’s basketball quarterfinal win at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday (Ethan Hyman/ACC pool photo) GREENSBORO — NC State’s third-ranked women’s basketball team was left to wonder what
  • College Basketball Roundup: Campbell advances to Sunday’s Big South Tournament final

    Campbell coach Kevin McGeehan talks with Austin McCullough a game in December. (Ethan Hyman / The News & Observer via AP) RADFORD, Va. — Joshua Lusane had 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Campbell got past Radford 78-60
  • Muddled promises on schools pose political problem for Biden

    In this Feb. 9, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden meets with business leaders to discuss a coronavirus relief package in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Republicans are attacking the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package as
  • Hurricanes build lead, hold on in win at Nashville

    Hurricanes center Steven Lorentz scored his first career goal in Carolina’s 4-2 win Tuesday in Nashville. (Mark Humphrey / AP Photo) The Carolina Hurricanes built a three-goal cushion and held on to a 4-2 win over the Predators on Tuesday
  • Hurricanes tie late, win in OT at Florida

    Hurricanes right wing Martin Necas celebrates with center Sebastian Aho after Necas scored the winning goal in overtime of Carolina’s 3-2 win Monday over the Panthers in Sunrise, Florida. (Wilfredo Lee / AP Photo) For the second time in as
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Hurricanes build lead, hold on in win at Nashville

Hurricanes center Steven Lorentz scored his first career goal in Carolina’s 4-2 win Tuesday in Nashville. (Mark Humphrey / AP Photo) The Carolina Hurricanes built a three-goal cushion and held on to a 4-2 win over the Predators on Tuesday

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Hurricanes tie late, win in OT at Florida

Hurricanes right wing Martin Necas celebrates with center Sebastian Aho after Necas scored the winning goal in overtime of Carolina’s 3-2 win Monday over the Panthers in Sunrise, Florida. (Wilfredo Lee / AP Photo) For the second time in as

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NC State wins third straight ACC wrestling title

Coach Pat Popolizio and his NC State wrestling team celebrate their third straight ACC championship, won in dominating fashion Sunday at Reybolds Coliseum (Andrew Mead/ACC photo pool) NC State saw its nation’s best 22-dual match winning streak come to an

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Hurricanes squander lead, recover for shootout win in Florida

Hurricanes center Martin Necas scores the winning goal on Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky in the sixth round of the shootout in Carolina’s 4-3 win in Florida. (Marta Lavandier / AP Photo) The Carolina Hurricanes squandered a two-goal lead in the

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Hurricanes can’t solve Lightning, drop third straight to defending champs

Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev celebrates his goal against the Hurricanes with defenseman Victor Hedman during Tampa Bay’s 3-1 home win Thursday. (Chris O’Meara / AP Photo) The Hurricanes’ seemingly never-ending series of games against the Lightning came to an end

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College Basketball Roundup: NC State upends No. 15 Virginia

NC State players celebrate during the Wolfpack’s upset of the No. 15 Cavaliers on Wednesday in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Andrew Shurtleff / The Daily Progress via AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — DJ Funderburk scored nine of his 14 points in the second

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Fed’s Powell: Recovery incomplete, higher inflation unlikely

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell listens during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal Reserve officials were convinced last month that the U.S. economy and job growth

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Hornets barraged by 3s, lose to Jazz

Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell shoots as Hornets forward Miles Bridges defends during Utah’s win Monday in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer / AP Photo) SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell had 23 points and eight assists as the Utah Jazz

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Bell snags first Cup victory at Daytona road course

Christopher Bell stands on his car and celebrates in front of the grandstands after winning his first NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway’s road course. (John Raoux / AP Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Give him good cars