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Gary Neal missed a 3-pointer late and P.J. Tucker made two free throws with 5.6 seconds left as the Phoenix Suns edged the Charlotte Hornets 111-106 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.

Less than two weeks ago, Lake Norman High quarterback Josh Ladowski thought his high school football days were over. Ladowski, the NC Gatorade player of the year, was a late addition to the North Carolina roster for the 78th annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game, to be played Saturday at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium.

It was after the Michigan State game, Duke’s second of the year, that head coach Mike Krzyzewski first drew parallels between Elton Brand and Jahlil Okafor.

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