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Hornets GM Cho: Stephenson ‘didn’t work like we expected’

Charlotte Hornets' Lance Stephenson speaks to the media after an end of season team meeting in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, April 16, 2015. After a disappointing and injury-plagued season, the Hornets must figure out how to get back to the postseason. Questions abound, including what the team will do with underachieving free agent pickup Lance Stephenson, who is still under contract for another season. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets general manager Rich Cho says the Lance Stephenson signing last summer “didn’t work out as we expected it to.”

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Winston-Salem State paying tribute to ‘Big House’ Gaines

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Winston-Salem State University is remembering the legacy left by the late basketball coach Clarence “Big House” Gaines.

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Appeals panel rules RCR intentionally altered Newman’s tires

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A NASCAR appeals panel on Thursday upheld a penalty against Richard Childress Racing for intentionally manipulating the tires on a car driven by Ryan Newman at Fontana.

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Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

In this Feb. 21, 2015, file photo, Kyle Busch, center, is taken to an ambulance on a stretcher after he was involved in a multi-car crash during the Xfinity series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. He knew it was going to be bad when his car slid through the grass into the wall, and he knew immediately that both his leg and foot were broken. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — As he pulled off pit road at Daytona International Speedway moments before the season-opening Xfinity Series race, Kyle Busch said he looked to the left and noticed for the first time a concrete wall along the race track.

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Duke guard Tyus Jones latest Blue Devil to enter NBA draft

In this Jan. 25, 2015, file photo, Duke guard Tyus Jones (5) shoots a three point shot as St. John's guard Rysheed Jordan (23) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to jump into the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the guard’s decision Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to enter the NBA draft.

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