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Brett Pesce’s first goal of the season broke a third-period tie and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a five-game winless streak with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames. Seth Jarvis and Martin Necas also scored for Carolina. Pesce’s power-play goal came with 11:14 to play. It was his first goal since March. Goalie Antti Raanta made 19 saves in his first action in five games. He dealt with an injury earlier in the week and was scratched from a scheduled start Wednesday night. Adam Ruzicka and Tyler Toffoli scored for the Flames, who ended a six-game trip with a 2-3-1 record.

Offensive lineman Sean Maginn remembers the challenges Wake Forest faced in 2018 when it found the resources to become bowl eligible and then win that postseason matchup. It left an impression he’s tried to impart on his current teammates.

RALEIGH — Though the stakes aren't quite what they could’ve been, there was still no shortage of significance to the North Carolina-N.C. State football game on Friday at Kenan Stadium. The Wolfpack was playing, in large part, to salvage what’s left of its season. State, too, spoiled the Tar Heels’ pursuit of the rare feat (rare for these programs, that is) of 10 regular-season victories.

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Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred in and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance ... What a Feeling” from 1983′s “Flashdance,” has died. She was 63. Her publicist confirmed the death on Saturday. During her career, Cara had three Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including “Breakdance,” “Fame” and “Flashdance ... What A Feeling." She first came to prominence among the young actors playing performing arts high schoolers in Alan Parker’s “Fame.” Three years later, she and the songwriting team of “Flashdance” accepted the Oscar for best original song.

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