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Louisville, interim coach looks to end skid vs NC State

Nov. 16, 2018 12:26 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville hopes a tumultuous week that started with a coaching change will end on the high note. Shaking up the Cardinals' practice routine was Lorenzo Ward's first step since replacing Bobby Petrino on Sunday. From shifting drills to assistants dining with the team to staging...

Excessive partisanship claimed in North Carolina maps suit

Nov. 13, 2018 5:08 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Yet another redistricting lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina, this one challenging General Assembly boundaries that Democrats and election reform advocates say remain illegally tainted by excessive favoritism toward Republicans. Common Cause North Carolina, the state Democratic...

Aho scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Blackhawks 3-2

Nov. 12, 2018 10:46 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes grew accustomed over the years to seeing Cam Ward in goal and winning games. Both those things happened again Monday night — but this one was different. The winningest goalie in Carolina history took the loss in his first game here as a visitor, with...

Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23

Nov. 9, 2018 12:20 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Everything seemed aligned against Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons had a quarterback making his first start, an injury-depleted defense facing an offense peppered with future NFL players, and trailed by 10 points in the fourth quarter in a stadium where they almost never win, Yet No. 22...

No. 22 NC State hosts Wake looking to continue climbing

Nov. 7, 2018 3:34 PM EST

Wake Forest (4-5, 1-4 ACC) at No. 22 North Carolina State (6-2, 3-2, No. 14 CFP), Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: N.C. State by 17. Series record: N.C. State leads 66-39-6. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Wolfpack aren't going to catch No. 2 Clemson atop the ACC's Atlantic Division, but the second 10-win season in...

No. 22 NC State hosts Wake, determined to make up for '17

Nov. 7, 2018 11:26 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dave Doeren doesn't necessarily need to remind his North Carolina State players of the way they fumbled away last year's loss at Wake Forest. "Probably not," Doeren quipped, "but I will." The 22nd-ranked Wolfpack play host to the Demon Deacons on Thursday night with fresh memories of...

NC State pulls away to beat Mount St. Mary's 105-55

Nov. 6, 2018 9:58 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There's a lot of new pieces for North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts to sort through in his overhauled lineup. There's plenty of versatility, the athleticism to get loose in tempo-quickening transition and even enough outside shooting despite starting the year with the team's best...

Trump is all the talk among voters as Americans cast ballots

Nov. 6, 2018 7:53 PM EST

It's Election Day in America, and voters will deliver their first verdict of President Donald Trump's tumultuous tenure in a midterm that's expected to draw historic numbers to the polls. Immigration, the economy, women's issues, partisanship — all weighed heavily on voters' minds as they cast ballots to...

New Orleans restaurateur aims for inclusivity in new venture

Nov. 4, 2018 6:06 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When employees enter Saba — an Israeli restaurant started by award-winning chef Alon Shaya — they pass by the company's mission statement, which emphasizes the importance of a safe and comfortable working environment. Only at the end does it really get around to food with...

NC State snaps 2-game skid, rolls past Florida State 47-28

Nov. 3, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State corrected many of the problems that had plagued the Wolfpack during two straight losses, namely by getting off to a fast start and running the ball well. As for Florida State, there was no such strong response — only a second straight lopsided loss that...