Carolina Hurricanes GM Ron Francis called Brett Pesce, 20, "a big, puck-moving defenseman" ready "to begin his professional career" in announcing that Pesce would join the American Hockey League (AHL) Charlotte Checkers this week.
Triangle Area Special Offers
DerekMedlin: @AaronSchoony @JFiWRAL @JamieMunden brings back some nightmares of the 18 hours I spent in O'Hare once.
— Sat 10:25 a.m.
AaronSchoony: A mere 24 hours after leaving the hotel in LA, @JFiWRAL, @JamieMunden and I have landed in Raleigh. #FinallyHome #TravelNightmare
— Sat 10:17 a.m.
DerekMedlin: RT @ESPNStatsInfo: Duke's Mike Krzyzewski will make his 14th appearance in the Elite 8, one behind Dean Smith for most in NCAA Tournament h…
— Sat 10:01 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @ESPNStatsInfo: Duke's Mike Krzyzewski will make his 14th appearance in the Elite 8, one behind Dean Smith for most in NCAA Tournament h…
— Sat 10:01 a.m.
joeovies: Duke beat Utah, but the real story is how the NCAA made folks in Las Vegas angry: http://t.co/CzEP8NsUnE
— Sat 9:30 a.m.
DerekMedlin: Basketball is on TBS tonight. Repeat episodes of "NCIS: New Orleans," "Criminal Minds" and a new episode of "48 Hours" air on WRAL.
— Sat 9:25 a.m.
DerekMedlin: Hi there, sinus infection.
— Sat 9:11 a.m.
joeovies: RE: NC State. Most figured their NCAA chances were toast after UVA loss. Bounced back, knocked off a #1 on way to S16. It was a good run.
— Sat 9:10 a.m.
joeovies: Gather around, children. Let me tell you about Anton Gill. Just a kid from Raleigh who ended NC State's dreams. http://t.co/cXKfRTdQpb
— Sat 9:02 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @joeovies: Combo of illness, trying to do too much & Louisville's defense led to a S16 exit for Cat Barber & NC State. More:
— Sat 9:01 a.m.
joeovies: Combo of illness, trying to do too much & Louisville's defense led to a S16 exit for Cat Barber & NC State. More: http://t.co/SwO54xdPX9
— Sat 9:00 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57 http://t.co/6rWeQPMXTU #wral
— Sat 5:00 a.m.
— Sat 5:00 a.m.
ErinESummers: RT @dukesportsfan5: Undramatic win over Utah sends Duke to Elite 8 http://t.co/imhF1EYq2R
— Sat 3:19 a.m.
AaronSchoony: The amount of people in the gate waiting for this 1am flight from LA to Raleigh is concerning. I was hoping for a row to myself.
— Sat 2:48 a.m.
jgravleyWRAL: RT @Chris_Spatola: Final Fours: Krzyzewski 11 Pitino 7 Izzo 6 Calipari 5 Bo Ryan 1 Seasoned group. All playing for another.
— Sat 2:24 a.m.
kenmedlin: For a moment, I wondered if the Tyus question was a Howard Stern plant - or, is that still a thing?
— Sat 1:03 a.m.
kenmedlin: Wildest part of a wild night for Triangle basketball: Someone asking Coach K if he was relieved about Tyus Jones being "cleared to play"
— Sat 1:02 a.m.
ErinESummers: Coach K: This has been one of my favorite groups, they've been easy to coach, there is only a good attitude & they're eager to learn #Duke
— Sat 12:51 a.m.
ErinESummers: Winslow said he knew probably 100 people personally at the game tonight, felt very comfortable out there #Duke
— Sat 12:44 a.m.
lebrownlow: RT @DavidTeelatDP: Last time #ACC had three regional finalists, 1985, UNC, NC State, Georgia Tech all lost to Big East. Villanova, St. John…
— Sat 12:40 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: Both #NCAATournament regional finals are on TBS today; Games at 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday (#Duke in the latter) on @WRAL
— Sat 12:36 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: Make that 5:05 -- RT @WRALSportsFan Duke's game Sunday on @WRAL #NCAATournament
— Sat 12:35 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: Duke's game Sunday on @WRAL scheduled to tip at 5:50 p.m. #NCAATournament
— Sat 12:32 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: ALERT: Correction: Time put back on clock, Duke scores a foul shot to finish Utah 63-57 http://t.co/ByeZ67ZSuW #breaking
— Sat 12:15 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @MandyWRAL Duke is headed to the Elite 8. We will have postgame reaction coming up on @wral in a few minutes.
— Sat 12:12 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: ALERT: Duke advances to Elite Eight with 62-57 win over Utah http://t.co/ByeZ67ZSuW #breaking
— Sat 12:07 a.m.
WRALSportsFan: Duke leads Utah 49-34 with 8 minutes to play, Justise Winslow has 18pts: http://t.co/ldGX7jH2Gb #wral
— Fri 11:32 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: ALERT: South Carolina edges, ousts North Carolina in women's NCAA Tournament http://t.co/uWWPAkVEKS #breaking
— Fri 10:01 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: Game Blog: Top-seeded Blue Devils face Utah in Sweet 16 http://t.co/V4Zh4XzD3d #wral
— Fri 10:00 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @joeovies: Rewind to Feb. 11th. Most figured State's NCAA chances were toast. Bounced back, knocked off a #1 on way to S16. It was a goo…
— Fri 9:54 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: ALERT: Louisville closes strong in 75-65 win over NC State http://t.co/A9kRg9T1Bi #breaking
— Fri 9:43 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @jgravleyWRAL: Who gives the Cards the lead back?? Raleigh's Anton Gill with 5 straight points. He played at Ravenscroft.
— Fri 9:25 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @DerekMedlin: Make that four fouls on Blackshear...he's the only key Louisville player in any trouble. Washington and Freeman both have …
— Fri 9:15 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @ErinESummers: How all of the triangle media is watching the #NCSU game in Houston... http://t.co/MZeDbBeD5T
— Fri 9:12 p.m.
WRALSportsFan: RT @jgravleyWRAL: State's 2nd half points are from Cat, Anya and Washington. Cards lead 47-46.
— Fri 9:10 p.m.