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Bobcats at Cavs, 7 p.m., SPSO:  When you're a 7-footer and reasonably athletic, jumping becomes a given. Not so much Monday for Charlotte Bobcats power forward Byron Mullens. It was the first time he played in six weeks, following a severe ankle sprain.

Modified: 02/06/13 03:05:33 AM

The first period belonged to Cam Ward. The second period belonged to the Staal brothers. The third period began with a power-play goal by Justin Faulk and ended with Ward making one final save. It also ended with the Canes 4-1 winners over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday at the Air Canada Centre.

Modified: 02/05/13 08:25:36 PM
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After months of waiting, Roy Williams, whose Tar Heels tonight host Wake Forest at the Smith Center, finally saw the old Dexter Strickland on Saturday. Strickland, considered the Heels' best perimeter defender a season ago before his knee injury, helped limit the Hokies' Erick Green - the nation's leading scorer - to just 16 points.

Modified: 02/05/13 08:25:30 PM
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No one expected Miami to be atop the ACC standings in February, but at 8-0, the Hurricanes are winning games - and even selling tickets. Miami has been perfect in ACC play, including a blowout home win over Duke as well as wins at North Carolina and N.C. State.

Modified: 02/05/13 08:25:21 PM
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C.J. Fair had 18 points and 10 rebounds, freshman Jerami Grant scored a season-high 14 points, and No. 9 Syracuse beat No. 25 Notre Dame 63-47 on Monday night to snap a two-game losing streak that had dropped the Orange three spots in the rankings.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:19:39 AM

High school football ESPNU 7:30 a.m.:  ESPNU has dubbed Wednesday as the first day of the 2013 college football season because, well, ESPN is that powerful. The college programming network will devote 11.5 hours of coverage to Wednesday's National Signing Day in its biggest annual special yet.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:19:20 AM

Enloe athletics director and boys' basketball coach Tommy Moore will take on a new role this fall as he leads the formation of an athletics program at the new Rolesville High.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:02:51 AM

Also included: Broughton football coach Chris Martin discusses his resignation; regional swimming; milestone scoring; gymnastics titles.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:02:51 AM

Marquise Williams, the quarterback who was one of the top-rated members of North Carolina's 2011 recruiting class, is not enrolled at UNC for the spring semester, a team spokesman said on Monday.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:26:27 AM

Charlotte Bobcats forward Byron Mullens did a lot more in his first game back than anyone expected: Twenty-eight minutes, 12 points, and nine rebounds.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:17:13 AM

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Modified: 02/05/13 12:52:23 PM

Keith Gilmore, who has spent the past four seasons coaching at Illinois, is North Carolina’s new defensive line coach, UNC announced on Tuesday. Gilmore replaces former defensive line coach Deke Adams, who departed last month for the same job at South Carolina.

Modified: 02/05/13 03:44:48 PM

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