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Sports Minute: Here is the latest North and South Carolina sports news from The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of a five-player trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft. Carolina got Hamilton, winger Micheal Ferland and prospect Adam Fox from Calgary for center Elias Lindholm and defenseman Noah Hanifin in the biggest trade so far this offseason. Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell says more moves are likely for the playoff-starved team.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The winding road course at Sonoma Raceway is a welcome challenge for NASCAR drivers used to going in circles. The race is a difficult test that has had nine consecutive different winners over the last nine years. Kevin Harvick won last year, but nobody has won back-to-back races here since Jeff Gordon in 2000.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Kyle Larson has claimed the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race on his home track. The Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet driver turned a lap at 94.597 miles per hour at Sonoma Raceway. Martin Truex Jr. will start second, followed by Chase Elliott and Jamie McMurray.

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