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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Carolinas sports news from The Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Teuvo Teravainen had a pair of goals and Jordan Staal a goal and three assists to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 Tuesday night. Elias Lindholm and Jaccob Slavin also scored for the Hurricanes, who snapped a two-game losing skid.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers are facing the difficult task of replacing three-time All-Pro Luke Kuechly for the third time in three seasons. Only this time they don't have A.J. Klein to fill in at middle linebacker. Kuechly is back in the NFL concussion protocol after a blow to his head in Carolina's loss to the Eagles on Thursday night.

BRIMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - South Carolina is the preseason favorite to win its fifth straight Southeastern Conference women's basketball crown while Gamecocks center A'ja Wilson is projected to win her third consecutive SEC player of the year award. A panel of SEC and national media voted on the preseason rankings that the league released Tuesday.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Pittsburgh graduate transfer Cameron Johnson is focused on helping reigning national champion North Carolina fill a big hole on the wing. The Tar Heels must replace top scorer Justin Jackson, an Associated Press All-American who left school a year early to become a first-round NBA draft pick. Pitt initially refused to release Johnson to play right away before relenting in June.

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