Sports Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina sports news from The Associated Press - WNCT

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

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MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series. Dwyane Wade scored 15 points, plus had a steal in the final seconds to help seal the win for Miami.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The defending NFC South champion Carolina Panthers will play three nationally-televised games and face six playoff teams from last season. The NFL released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Arnaud William Adala Moto is transferring from Wake Forest. New coach Danny Manning announced the forward's decision Wednesday. Adala Moto made 11 starts and played in all 33 games as a sophomore last season, averaging 6.9 points and 5.2 rebounds.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda. The seven-time NASCAR champion and Hall of Fame driver missed races at Martinsville, Texas and Darlington as he mourned the loss of his wife. The Pettys were together 57 years.

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