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This might not be how Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson planned it, but playing the Miami Heat suits him just fine. "It's gonna be a dog fight playing against the defending champions," Jefferson said after Wednesday's 91-86 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls.

Bubba Watson won’t be playing at Quail Hollow in May, according to a tweet from his verified Twitter account.

Charlotte has made a bid to host the ACC baseball tournament, with a decision from the league coming as early as mid-May, a league official confirmed Wednesday.

2014 NFL draft: Most of Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray’s 52 starts were in SEC games - against the country’s toughest college football conference. Murray is quick to point to his SEC success when explaining why NFL teams should take a chance on him despite tearing the ACL in his left knee less than five months ago.

East Mecklenburg rewarded itself for playing clean baseball. The Eagles made a two-run first inning stand up in a 2-0 win Wednesday against North Mecklenburg at the Spring Break Classic at East Mecklenburg’s Dave Jones Field.

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