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Luke DeCock

Rutherford gets name on Stanley Cup again … and last word

Ten years after winning Stanley Cup as general manager of Carolina Hurricanes, Jim Rutherford does it again

Rutherford able to savor celebration with Pittsburgh Penguins this time after being ill in 2006

Success offered riposte to public criticism by Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos, his longtime collaborator

Baseball

Trea Turner to see some time in center field at Syracuse

Former N.C. State star Trea Turner, spoken of by those in and outside the organization as the Nationals’ shortstop of the future since they acquired him last offseason, played in center field for Class AAA Syracuse this week. He had never played a professional game at a position other than shortstop or second base.

Luke DeCock

DeCock: Opportunities, not wins, were Pat Summitt’s greatest achievement

Few people dominate the landscape of a sport so as to become synonymous with it, inseparable from it even after they’ve left the scene as an athlete or coach. To lose three of them in the space of a month is unfathomable. First it was Gordie Howe. Then Muhammad Ali. And Tuesday morning, Pat Summitt at only 64, taken so quickly by Alzheimer’s disease, only four years after it forced her to retire as the winningest college basketball coach.

ACC

Triangle coaches praise Pat Summitt

Only one Division I college basketball coach won more games than Mike Krzyzewski. But that only explains part of the admiration the Duke men’s coach had for Pat Summitt, the Tennessee women’s coach who passed away on Tuesday.

             

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Triangle Off-Road Cyclists 2015 Festival at Lake Crabtree Park

See video clips from the festival at Lake Crabtree Park on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C.
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
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