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Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will have surgery in New York Wednesday to remove a cyst that has been causing inflammation in his left knee.

The Carolina Panthers’ only two Pro Bowl players had a big impact on Sunday’s game, and are in line for big raises.

It hurt to talk, Nate Britt said, and the stitches on the inside of his swollen upper lip poked through his mouth while he spoke after scoring a career-high 17 points in UNC’s 93-83 win over Syracuse.

The best Carl Edwards has ever felt during his racing career were the final four races of the 2011 season when he and Tony Stewart raced for the Sprint Cup series championship. That opportunity has been lacking the past three seasons.

Rex White, who will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday as part of the Class of 2015, was among the first drivers to focus on winning a series championship by competing in most or all of the events of the season. That was no easy task in 1960, with 44 races on the schedule.

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