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Freedom from religion group says Clemson football is too religious

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Some say college football is like a religion in the south. One activist group thinks Clemson is going a little too far with that idea. More>>

Duke's Jabari Parker will enter NBA Draft Video included

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Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA Draft, the school announced Thursday.
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Muller recaps Canes disappointing season

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Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller began his end of end of season press conference by announcing that “as of right now, I'm head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes." More>>

Hurricanes enter offseason of uncertainty Video included

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The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina. More>>

Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

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Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year. More>>

Pinehurst No. 2 shows off new look, readies for Open Video included

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The U.S. Open golf tournament comes to Pinehurst No. 2 in June.
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Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly argued with coaches at the spring game Saturday. More>>

Bubba goes green for the 2nd time at Augusta

Bubba Watson waves after being presented with his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Bubba Watson waves after being presented with his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Bubba Watson scooped up his son, hugged his wife and took off down the ropes along the 18th green, high-fiving the patrons at Augusta National. More>>

Staal scores twice as 'Canes beat Flyers 6-5 in SO

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Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regular-season finale Sunday. More>>

Trubisky gets solid finish to UNC spring drills Video included

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Mitch Trubisky closed spring drills with a solid finish in his battle to wrestle North Carolina's starting job away from Marquise Williams. More>>

Brissett sharp in NC State spring game Video included

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North Carolina State welcomed back a quarterback who transferred out and offered an encouraging glimpse of another who transferred in.
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New UNC offensive coach to continue fast-paced style

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Seth Littrell took the job running North Carolina's offense to play the same fast-paced style that coach Larry Fedora wants.
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Brouwer, 3rd line lead Capitals past Carolina 5-2

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The Washington Capitals aren't used to late-season games like this where the only thing at stake is pride. More>>

Wake introduces Manning as men's hoops coach

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Danny Manning, who played at Greensboro Page and Kansas, will return to North Carolina to coach Wake Forest.
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NC State's Warren to enter NBA Draft Video included

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N.C. State forward T.J. Warren announced Tuesday that he will enter the NBA Draft.
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UConn led wire-to-wire and held off a late Kentucky run to win the NCAA men's basketball national championship. More>>

Urologists can see more interest in vasectomies during the NCAA Tournament as men find a reason to hang out and rest on the sofa. More>>

Young Triangle golfers impress at Augusta Video included

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Jack Massei and Akshay Bhatia were two of only 88 junior golfers invited to compete in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship National Finals.
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NC State's Lewis transferring to Butler

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North Carolina State sophomore point guard Tyler Lewis said Friday he's transferring to Butler. More>>

TJ Warren's father: NBA decision could come Tuesday

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North Carolina State's T.J. Warren will take a little longer to decide whether he'll enter the NBA draft as a sophomore. More>>

UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft

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North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo will forego his senior season and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, the University announced Thursday.
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Jake Fincher's diving catch in right-center for NC State in the ninth ended East Carolina's late rally, which propelled the Wolfpack to a 3-2 victory Wednesday night at Doak Field. More>>

Stanford beats UNC, returns to Final Four

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Chiney Ogwumike is carrying her team to Music City and one last Final Four she planned for all along, going for 20 points and 10 rebounds as second-seeded Stanford beat North Carolina 74-65 on Tuesday night in the regional final on the Cardinal's home floor. More>>

UNC's Hatchell done with treatment, 'doing great'

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North Carolina's Sylvia Hatchell said there is a possibility she could be with her team if they advance to the Final Four in Nashville.
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Duke's Nick McCrory wins 4th NCAA title in platform diving

Nick McCrory showing off his bronze medal at a welcome home party after returning from the 2012 Olympic games in London. Nick McCrory showing off his bronze medal at a welcome home party after returning from the 2012 Olympic games in London.
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Duke University senior diver and Olympic medalist Nick McCrory won his fourth NCAA title in Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving. More>>

Hemsky's SO goal lifts Senators over Hurricanes

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Ottawa's Ales Hemsky scored the only goal of the shootout, and the Senators edged the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Monday night. More>>

Hurricanes sweep No. 19 Wolfpack baseball

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Miami completed a series sweep of North Carolina State University Sunday with a 12-5 win at Doak Field at Dail Park.
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NC State: G Tyler Lewis to transfer

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North Carolina State says guard Tyler Lewis is transferring.
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Knightdale High track team aims for another state title Video included

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The view from behind is a common sight for Knightdale opponents. More>>

The Northwestern ruling could mean major changes are ahead for collegiate sports. More>>

UNC's Hatchell: return at Final Four 'very doable'

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North Carolina's Sylvia Hatchell said Thursday she could return to coaching after battling leukemia if the Tar Heels reach the Final Four. More>>

ACC Tournament returning to Charlotte in 2019, Greensboro in 2020

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The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its men’s basketball tournament is returning to Greensboro and Charlotte after its two-year stint in New York.The tournament will be played in Charlotte in 2019 at Time Warner Cable Arena. This will be the first time the tournament has been held in the Queen City since 2008.“I’m thrilled that the ACC Tournament will return to Time Warner Cable Arena in 2019,” said Bobcats Sports Entertainment Chairman Michael Jordan. “Having played in the ACC Tournamen... More>>

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says Video included

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In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize. Wednesday's landmark ruling by a regional director of National Labor Relations Board means the players are deemed employees under federal law and so can create the nation's first college athletes' union. Union lawyers argued the Big Ten school's football players are part of a commercial enterprise that generates hefty profits through thei... More>>

ACC Tournament officially moving to Brooklyn in 2017, '18

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The Barclays Center in Brooklyn will be home of the ACC Tournament in both 2017 and 2018, the conference officially announced Wednesday.
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Islanders hang on for 5-4 win over Hurricanes Video included

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Even as the lead quickly grew to four goals, Matt Martin and the New York Islanders never felt comfortable. It turned out they needed each of those goals - plus one more - to finally beat the Carolina Hurricanes. Colin McDonald had two goals and an assist, and Martin also scored twice for the New York Islanders, who held on for a 5-4 victory on Tuesday night. "You could just tell it was going to be a bit of a crazy game," Martin said. "Obviously, you never want to give up a 4-0 lead but... More>>

Canes host St. Baldrick's event for 5th straight year Video included

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The Carolina Hurricanes hosted their St. Baldrick’s head shaving event Tuesday for the fifth straight year at the PNC Arena.
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ACC Tournament to move to Brooklyn in 2017, '18

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The ACC is moving its men's basketball tournament to Brooklyn for both 2017 and 2018, according to USA Today.
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NC State to honor jerseys of Wilson, Williams

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N.C. State will honor the jerseys of football greats Russell Wilson and Mario Williams, the University announced Tuesday. Wilson will be honored April 12 at the 2014 Kay Yow Spring Football game while Williams will have his jersey recognized at a regular season home game in the fall. “This is truly an amazing honor and I am looking forward to being back in Raleigh and Carter-Finley Stadium,” said Wilson. “My experience at NC State was an amazing one playing football and baseball but also ac... More>>

Wake Forest junior golfer to compete at home of Masters Video included

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12-year-old Akshay Bhatia is one of only 88 junior golfers invited to participate in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship National Finals. More>>

Williams' Tar Heels close turmoil-filled season

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The Tar Heels never had top player P.J. Hairston due to NCAA violations and started 0-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.   
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UNC's Hatchell won't be on sideline Tuesday

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North Carolina assistant Andrew Calder says head coach Sylvia Hatchell won't be on the sideline for Tuesday's NCAA tournament game against Michigan State while she continues to recover from treatments for leukemia.
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Canes sign Faulk to 6-year, $29 million deal

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The Canes wrap up a key young player by signing Justin Faulk to a six-year deal.
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No. 3 seed Iowa State ousts North Carolina 85-83

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DeAndre Kane drove for the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left and No. 3 seed Iowa State beat North Carolina 85-83 on Sunday. More>>

Top freshmen headed home already

Duke's Jabari Parker (1) leaves the court after losing to Virginia in the 2014 ACC Tournament final on March 16. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) Duke's Jabari Parker (1) leaves the court after losing to Virginia in the 2014 ACC Tournament final on March 16. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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Jabari Parker looked to the floor as he if was searching for answers for Duke's stunning loss to Mercer to open the NCAA tournament. More>>

Duke waits on NBA decisions from Hood, Parker

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Duke's latest one-and-done could be followed by another one of an entirely different kind. After losing their NCAA tournament opener for the second time in three years, the Blue Devils can only hope their star freshman doesn't turn pro after one season. Duke began the season as a legitimate favorite to reach their 12th Final Four under coach Mike Krzyzewski. But the only game they have left is the waiting game until freshman Jabari Parker - and redshirt sophomore transfer Rodney Hood - figure... More>>

Mercer, UT upsets highlight Day 1 in Raleigh

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Mercer's seniors carved up all those high-school All-Americans from Duke. Another double-digit seed - Tennessee - pounced on bewildered Massachusetts right from the tip and never let up. Upsets? Maybe. Flukes? No way. "Everybody was calling us underdogs," Mercer coach Bob Hoffman said. "I told them before we ran out, 'Let's be super dogs.'" In the game of the tournament so far, 14th-seeded Mercer knocked off third-seeded Duke 78-71 on Friday before the 11th-seeded Volunteers - perhaps with a ... More>>

Iowa State powers over NC Central 93-75 Video included

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Georges Niang scored 24 points to lead third-seeded Iowa State as the Cyclones pulled away from No. 14 North Carolina Central in the second half for a 93-75 win Friday night in the East Region. More>>

North Carolina survives scare by Providence

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James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night. More>>

Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

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Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday. Jakob Gollon added 20 points for the 14th-seeded Bears. The senior-laden Bears were simply too much for a Duke team with stars Rodney Hood and freshman Jabari Parker. Mercer scored 11 straight points during the late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. It's the second one-and-done in three years for the third-seeded Blue Devils. Merc... More>>

Live blog: Mercer shocks Duke in NCAA 1st round

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Duke and Mercer are playing Friday in the NCAA Tournament.
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Agent says Steve Smith won't return to Panthers

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The agent for Panthers receiver Steve Smith says Smith will not return to Carolina. More>>

UNC is at Duke Saturday night as the two ACC schools renew their long rivalry. More>>

A proposed rule change that would penalize college football offenses for snapping the ball before 10 seconds had run off the 40-second play clock is scheduled to be reviewed. More>>

© AP Photo/Brandon Wade - Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Irving, Texas. © AP Photo/Brandon Wade - Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation. More>>

High Point rallies to send Olympian's dad to Sochi

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A group of local businessmen rally to send the father of a High Point Olympian to Sochi for the Winter Olympics. More>>

Matthew Mills, who had only intended to get close to Met Life Stadium to talk to fans, penetrated a heavily guarded fortress with what he described as minimal effort. More>>

Hatchell fights leukemia, hopes to coach this year

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Sylvia Hatchell is fighting to get back to her North Carolina women's basketball program as quickly as possible. More>>

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  • Trubisky gets solid finish to UNC spring drills

    Trubisky gets solid finish to UNC spring drills

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:30:21 GMT
    Mitch Trubisky closed spring drills with a solid finish in his battle to wrestle North Carolina's starting job away from Marquise Williams.
    Mitch Trubisky closed spring drills with a solid finish in his battle to wrestle North Carolina's starting job away from Marquise Williams.
  • New UNC offensive coach to continue fast-paced style

    New UNC offensive coach to continue fast-paced style

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:34:50 GMT
    Seth Littrell took the job running North Carolina's offense to play the same fast-paced style that coach Larry Fedora wants.
    Seth Littrell took the job running North Carolina's offense to play the same fast-paced style that coach Larry Fedora wants.
  • UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft

    UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:28:58 GMT
    North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo will forego his senior season and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, the University announced Thursday.
    North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo will forego his senior season and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, the University announced Thursday.
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  • Duke's Jabari Parker will enter NBA Draft

    Duke's Jabari Parker will enter NBA Draft

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:56:32 GMT
    Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA Draft, the school announced Thursday.
    Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA Draft, the school announced Thursday.
  • Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

    Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:57:34 GMT
    Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.
    Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.
  • Duke's Nick McCrory wins 4th NCAA title in platform diving

    Duke's Nick McCrory wins 4th NCAA title in platform diving

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:38:10 GMT
    Nick McCrory showing off his bronze medal at a welcome home party after returning from the 2012 Olympic games in London.Nick McCrory showing off his bronze medal at a welcome home party after returning from the 2012 Olympic games in London.
    Duke University senior diver and Olympic medalist Nick McCrory won his fourth NCAA title in Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving.
    Duke University senior diver and Olympic medalist Nick McCrory won his fourth NCAA title in Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving.
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  • Muller recaps Canes disappointing season

    Muller recaps Canes disappointing season

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:44:08 GMT
    Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller began his end of end of season press conference by announcing that “as of right now, I'm head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes."
    Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller began his end of end of season press conference by announcing that “as of right now, I'm head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes."
  • Hurricanes enter offseason of uncertainty

    Hurricanes enter offseason of uncertainty

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:56:55 GMT
    The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina.
    The Carolina Hurricanes have entered perhaps their most uncertain offseason since they moved to North Carolina.
  • Staal scores twice as 'Canes beat Flyers 6-5 in SO

    Staal scores twice as 'Canes beat Flyers 6-5 in SO

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:13:20 GMT
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    Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regular-season finale Sunday.
    Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regular-season finale Sunday.
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  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:59 GMT
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run...
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've...
  • Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:21:15 GMT
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:10:59 GMT
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
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