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North Carolina State guard C.J. Bryce (13) and forward D.J. Funderburk (0) react following a play against Duke during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Johnson, Daniels help NC State rout No. 6 Duke 88-66

Feb. 20, 2020 12:51 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a historically lopsided loss. Markell Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including his third halfcourt shot this...

Carolina Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov (37), of Russia, celebrates his goal as he skates by New Jersey Devils' Andy Greene (6) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Svechnikov, Mrazek help Hurricanes beat Devils 5-2

Feb. 14, 2020 10:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored on a perfectly executed rush in the second period to push his point streak to six games and help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Friday night. Nino Niederreiter and Warren Foegele scored first-period goals for the Hurricanes, helping...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2020 Democrats step up attacks to blunt Bloomberg's rise

Feb. 14, 2020 7:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hoping to revive their flagging campaigns increasingly took aim at Mike Bloomberg, blasting their billionaire rival for trying to buy his way into the White House and raising questions about his commitment to racial equality. Struggling to recover from...

Duke guard Jordan Goldwire (14) reaches for the ball while Florida State guard Trent Forrest (3) grabs a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Syracuse's trip to No. 8 Florida State tops ACC's week ahead

Feb. 14, 2020 2:28 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND Syracuse at No. 8 Florida State. The Seminoles (20-4, 10-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) are still firmly in the top tier of the league standings, though a tough loss at seventh-ranked Duke dropped them...

FILE - This Oct. 14, 2009 file photo, shows copies of the McClatchy Co. owned Miami Herald newspaper in Miami. McClatchy Co., the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers across the country is filing for bankruptcy protection. McClatchy Co. said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, that it will continue to run normally as it pursues approval of its restructuring plan under Chapter 11.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Newspaper chain McClatchy files for bankruptcy protection

Feb. 13, 2020 3:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — McClatchy, the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay off debt while revenue shrinks because more readers and advertisers are going online. McClatchy said Thursday that its 30 newspapers...

Police: Ex-UNC athlete had $160K worth of marijuana, edibles

Feb. 12, 2020 9:19 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former college football player was arrested after receiving a parcel in North Carolina that contained about $160,000 worth of marijuana and THC edibles, authorities said. Christopher Jamel Hawkins, 37, was charged with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, conspiracy to deliver...

North Carolina State center Elissa Cunane (33) drives to the basket while North Carolina center Janelle Bailey (30) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Cunane powers No. 4 Wolfpack's push to do 'special things'

Feb. 12, 2020 3:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane has developed into a go-to inside presence for No. 4 North Carolina State, and she is a major reason the program is sitting atop the Atlantic Coast Conference with its highest ranking in two decades. The 6-foot-5 sophomore complements one of the nation's best 3-point...

North Carolina State's Elissa Cunane (33) celebrates in the final minutes of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Cunane, No. 7 Wolfpack topple Hokies for eighth straight win

Feb. 6, 2020 10:14 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The seventh-ranked North Carolina State women’s basketball team was forced to take a bus back to Raleigh on Thursday night following its game against Virginia Tech after poor weather prevented the Wolfpack from flying. At least the ride was a joyous one. Elissa Cunane scored...

Louisville's Ryan McMahon (30) celebrates one of his 3-point shots with teammate Samuell Williamson (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

McMahon, No. 6 Cardinals beat Wolfpack 77-57 for road win

Feb. 1, 2020 6:08 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Louisville turned in a mistake-filled start to Saturday's game at North Carolina State, then had trouble protecting a comfortable second-half lead. And yet, the Cardinals responded each time with the veteran composure that has fueled their perfect Atlantic Coast Conference...

North Carolina's Christian Keeling (55) chest bumps teammate Armando Bacot (5) after a Bacot dunk against North Carolina State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)

Brooks, Tar Heels beat rival Wolfpack on road 75-65

Jan. 27, 2020 10:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The injuries have piled up at North Carolina. So too have the losses in the roughest season of Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams' tenure with his alma mater. And yet, the Tar Heels went to North Carolina State and celebrated again on their rival's homecourt. Garrison Brooks had 25 points...