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News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post

College

NC State holds on to beat Wake Forest 45-42 in opener

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer RALEIGH (AP) — Ricky Person Jr. scored the short go-ahead touchdown with 5:51 left to help North Carolina State ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:19 am

Sports

Rookie David Peterson fans 10 as Mets stop Freeman, Braves 7-2

By LARRY FLEISHER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie David Peterson struck out NL batting leader Freddie Freeman three times and fanned a career-high ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

College

No. 17 Miami runs past No. 18 Louisville 47-34 in ACC opener

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D’Eriq King threw three touchdown passes and No. 17 Miami used big plays to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Jurkovec helps Boston College beat Duke 26-6 in Durham

By PAT JAMES Associated Press DURHAM (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Zay Flowers had 162 receiving yards, and Boston ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Knox, Wells help Marshall beat No. 23 Appalachian State 17-7

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Doc Holliday and his young quarterback saw the two injured Appalachian State players ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Elections

In Senate race, Tillis calibrates ties to Trump

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired up a crowd at a North Carolina airport last week, he ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

News

5 Charlotte officers recommended for dismissal after death in custody

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Five Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers have been recommended for termination for their handling of a man who died after being taken into custody ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

Elections

Trump, Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

By WILL WEISSERT and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A solidly blue state for the past half century, Minnesota became an unquestioned ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

College

Maui Invitational moving to Asheville during pandemic

ASHEVILLE (AP) — The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the premier preseason tournaments on the college basketball ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

College

N.C. State, Wake Forest parents allowed to attend today’s football game

By BRYAN ANDERSON and AARON BEARD Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State University said Friday it has received permission from the state to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Braves pound Mets pitching in 15-2 rout

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Freddie Freeman added three more hits to his burgeoning MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies hit two ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Briscoe heads into playoffs with Xfinity Series-high 7th win

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The final regular-season race of the Xfinity Series proved to be a preview of the upcoming playoffs as title contenders Chase ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 9:55 pm

News

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By Mark Sherman Associated Press WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 8:17 pm

Sports

Mayfield throws 2 TD passes as Browns hold off Bengals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:12 am

College

Wolfpack, Deacons, Mountaineers looking for breakout weekend

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer RALEIGH — North Carolina State spent a week watching other Atlantic Coast Conference teams play after having its original ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Lighting top Islanders in overtime to reach Stanley Cup Final

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:00 am

College

Veteran Cutcliffe facing Boston College’s Hafley in his debut as Eagles travel to Duke

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer New Boston College coach Jeff Hafley had to wait an extra week in the schedule to make his debut ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Teen ace Sam Mayer goes 2-for-2 in big night of racing at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Mayer celebrated his recent promotion to JR Motorsports with a sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. The teen sensation opened Thursday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 18, 2020 12:00 am

News

Charlotte, UNC game canceled after 49ers place players in quarantine

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer This weekend’s game between No. 12 North Carolina and Charlotte has been canceled after the 49ers announced contact tracing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:15 pm

Sports

No teams calling for Eric Reid since Panthers cut him

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer Despite setting two defensive franchise records for the Carolina Panthers last season, Eric Reid remains unsigned, like his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

College

Top ACC football teams looking to reduce the miscues

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer North Carolina coach Mack Brown knows his team started the season with too many penalties and turnovers. Now the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Rhule: Panthers need to pressure ‘iconic’ QB Tom Brady

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina coach Matt Rhule knows if the Panthers are to win their first game Sunday, they ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Cole Hamels could have easily dismissed the results, attributing the lackluster numbers in his Atlanta Braves ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

By Matthew Perrone, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Mike Stobbe Associated Press WASHINGTON — Openly contradicting the government’s top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:55 pm

Nation/World

‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

By James Anderson and Matthew Brown Associated Press Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:55 pm

Nation/World

At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

By Jay Reeves, Angie Wang and Jeff Martin Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:55 pm

Sports

Islanders stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 win over Lightning in second overtime

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored on a two-on-one break 12:30 into the second overtime and the New York Islanders avoided elimination with a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:26 am

Racing

Suarez looking for a new ride after parting with Gaunt Brothers

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Daniel Suarez, who landed a ride two weeks before the season-opening Daytona 500, will not ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:00 am

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