Carolina fans celebrate state's first major pro title
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Fans screamed into the humid night and fireworks blasted away in nearby neighborhoods after the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup, bringing North Carolina its first major professional sports title.
"We already own NASCAR, and now we own hockey." -- Randy Bryant, Hurricanes fan from Holly Springs, N.C.
"If it gets any better than this, shoot me now," David Ruff, 42, of Raleigh, said outside the RBC Center after the Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers ...
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