'Jerk' Hurricanes surge into 1st playoff series since 2009

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — They traded punches with Evander Holyfield. They dunked a basketball on ice. They flopped around like beached whales. The Carolina Hurricanes have done plenty of...

Canes beat Devils 3-1, clinch 1st playoff berth since '09

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Faulk scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes clinched their first playoff berth in a decade by beating the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Thur...

Capitals clinch playoff spot with 3-2 victory over Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nic Dowd scored on a deflection with 4:56 remaining, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. ...

Hamilton, Hurricanes beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dougie Hamilton scored in the shootout, Petr Mrazek stopped Pittsburgh cold and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night. Justin Williams s...

Svechnikov, Williams lead Hurricanes past Sabres 4-2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov and Justin Williams each scored goals, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Saturday night. Jordan Staal scored a late go...

Aho's goal, assist lead surging Hurricanes past Blues 5-2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho had a short-handed goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Friday night in a matchup between two of the NHL's hottest teams. ...

Zion's freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season's marquee games immedi...

No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what's next after knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. ...

Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett had Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina Stat...

Niederreiter leads Carolina past Edmonton, 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, Curtis McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Friday night. ...

Barrett, No. 2 Duke pull away to beat Georgia Tech 66-53

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Duke pulled away to beat Georgia Tech 66-53 on Saturday in point guard Tre Jones' return to the lineup. Zion W...

RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the season. ...

Little, No. 13 North Carolina hold off Notre Dame 75-69

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Nassir Little scored all 11 of his points in the final 11 minutes, and No. 13 North Carolina beat Notre Dame 75-69 on Tuesday night. Coby White had 17 points...

Aho scores 2, Hurricanes beat Sabres 4-3 in Skinner's return

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored two goals off the skates of Buffalo defensemen, and the Carolina Hurricanes held on to beat the Sabres 4-3 on Friday night, spoiling Jeff Skinner's return to ...

Aho leads Carolina past Bruins 5-3 on Whalers Night

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen each had two goals and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Sunday while wearing Hartford Whalers uniforms for ...