Chase Elliott won a postponed NASCAR Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night. … Gray’s Creek has won the Exemplary School Award, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Thursday. … Zaria Dunlap, an outfielder from Charlotte, is transferring from Illinois to the softball program at Campbell. … The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a lease extension at PNC Arena that will run through 2029. … The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent cornerback Eli Apple, who started 15 games for New Orleans last season. … Quarterback J.T. Daniels said Thursday he is transferring from Southern Cal to Georgia. … The Boston Marathon, which had been postponed from April to September, has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history.