Night Riding

‘There’s a lot riding on it, obviously’; Bruins, Hurricanes down to final, winner-take-all Game 7

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The home team in the Carolina Hurricanes-Boston Bruins’ series continues to hold serve. Boston’s 5-2 win on Thursday night at TD Garden forced a winner-take-all game seven, Saturday afternoon in Raleigh.

“Anything can happen tomorrow (Saturday),” Hurricanes goalie Antti Raanta said. “Obviously, it’s nice to get this game seven at home, but it’s still going to be anybody’s game. I think we’ve just got to get ourselves ready to play right away and play like we want to play.”

The Hurricanes can make history with a win on Saturday.

A victory over the Bruins would be the franchise’s sixth straight game seven win matching the Rangers (2012-2015), Bruins (1983-1994 and the Red Wings (1949-1994) as the only other teams to achieve that feat.

PNC Arena has been the ultimate home-ice advantage for the Carolina so far

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NWSL On CBSSN Preempted By Bull Riding

Fans tuning in to CBSSN for one of the best rivalries in American sports on Friday night were infuriated for the first 20 minutes of the match. As the OL Reign and Portland Thorns began play at Providence Park, CBSSN was showing a got damn rodeo.

CBSSN didn’t join the Thorns-Reign match until 20 minutes had passed by, instead showing bull riding, which many consider animal abuse. The match finished in a 0-0 draw, but the story was the disrespect CBS showed women’s soccer. 

Fans, members of the media and even NWSL/USWNT stars took to Twitter to express their disgust at CBS, including Alex Morgan and Crystal Dunn.

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Man shot while riding in car on Michigan Avenue in the Loop

A man was shot Tuesday night while riding in a car on Michigan Avenue near “The Bean”, the latest in a series of recent attacks in the Loop.

The 19-year-old was in the backseat of a vehicle around 10:18 p.m. in the first block of North Michigan Avenue when he heard gunfire and was shot in the shoulder, police said.

The man was struck in the shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots near Michigan Avenue and Madison Street and seeing a black Toyota Prius speeding away west, according to police radio traffic.

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No one is in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.

Cloud Gate sculpture at night, in Chicago, Illinois. (Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images / Getty Images)

Chicago police said they have increased officers in the downtown area

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CHP: 19-year-old killed in hit-and run on Los Berros Road

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A 19-year-old riding an electric bike was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Nipomo on Thursday, California Highway Patrol said in a news release.

Dylan Lammers, 41, was driving a Jeep Cherokee southbound on Los Berros Road, where a man was also riding his Addmotor bicycle southbound on the right side of the lane around 11:20 p.m.

Lammers did not see the bicyclist and collided with the bike’s rear tire, sending the bicyclist southbound until he came to a stop near the right shoulder, according to CHP.

Lammers fled the scene and later called CHP to report the collision. The bicyclist was found deceased on the right shoulder by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.

California Highway Patrol arrested Lammers at his home later that night. Lammers is no longer in custody as of noon on Friday, according to the Sheriff’s Office’s “Who’s in Custody” website.

The 19-year-old

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