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Bucks win in OT of Game 7 despite Durant’s 48 for Nets

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks withstood Kevin Durant’s NBA-record 48 points in a Game 7, advancing to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

College

Wolfpack tops Stanford falls in College World Series opener

By Eric Olson AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. — Jonny Butler homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Reid Johnston pitched six strong innings ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

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Raiders come up just short against R-S Central

By Jacob Conley For the Salisbury Post RUTHERFORDTON — R-S Central scored what proved to be the game-winning run on a failed pickoff attempt by ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

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High school track and field: North girls are regional team champs

1A Midwest Regional high jump champion Kendrell Goodes.     Staff report MOCKSVILLE — North Rowan’s young girls track and field team won Friday’s 1A ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 4:56 am

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High school baseball: Round 3 tests pitching depth

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com A Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday playoff format combined with the NCHSAA pitch-count rules will make Saturday’s third round even more exciting than usual. Teams ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:53 am

Racing

Preece wins reopened Nashville’s first NASCAR race in 10 years

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Preece won the first NASCAR race at Nashville Superspeedway in a decade by scoring a victory in his first career ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

College

Wolfpack faces Stanford today in College World Series

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer North Carolina State and Virginia both emerged from big early season holes to make unexpected College World Series pushes. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Albies, Contreras homer as Braves beat Cards 9-1

By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried picked up where Charlie Morton left off a night earlier for the Atlanta Braves. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Bland, Henley share lead at US Open

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Open prides itself on being the most open of all majors with some ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

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Curry, Harris help 76ers stay alive, hold off Hawks 104-99

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Seth Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers avoided elimination ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

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High school baseball: Third-round pairings (Saturday)

    Third round 1A  EAST (4) Bear Grass at (1) Perquimans (3) East Carteret at (2) Granville Central WEST (12) Lincoln Charter at (8) ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:01 am

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High school baseball: Playoffs, 2nd round results

    Second round 1A  EAST (1) Perquimans 10, (9) Hobbton 0 (4) Bear Grass 4, (12) John A. Holmes 0 (3) East Carteret 9, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 2:21 am

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Brind’Amour gets contract extension with Hurricanes, wins coach of year honors

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer Rod Brind’Amour never worried much about being able to reach a deal to remain coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

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College Football Playoff expansion would put emphasis on teams winning their conference

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer ROSEMONT, Ill.  — The proposed 12-team College Football Playoff would make winning a conference more important than ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Morton, Braves blank Cardinals

By George Henry AP Sports Writer ATLANTA — Charlie Morton didn’t allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Bucks bounce back to defeat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Surging Red Sox sink Braves

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Christian Arroyo slugged a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning to give Boston the lead ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Hornets’ LaMelo Ball selected NBA Rookie of the Year

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE —   LaMelo Ball thought he would become NBA Rookie of the Year long before he joined the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

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High school baseball: Playoffs, 2nd-round pairings

  Second round 1A  EAST (9) Hobbton at (1) Perquimans (12) John A. Holmes at (4) Bear Grass Charter (11) Princeton at (3) East Carteret ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:34 am

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High school baseball: Playoffs, first-round scores

    Playoffs 1A  EAST (1) Perquimans 16,  (16) Ocracoke 0 (9) Hobbton 6, (8) East Columbus 0 (12) John A. Holmes 3, (5) Roxboro ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:15 am

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Durant’s sensational performance carries Nets to 3-2 lead

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in one of the most ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:04 am

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‘New energy’ coming from QB Darnold

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson couldn’t help but notice a difference in Sam Darnold’s persona when ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

College

College World Series: Wolfpack ready

NORTH CAROLINA STATE (35-18) Coach: Elliott Avent (924-549 in 25 seasons at NC State; 1,148-762 in 33 seasons overall). Road to Omaha: Won Ruston regional: ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Verdugo, Devers power Red Sox past Braves

By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Chris Martin in the eighth inning, Rafael Devers ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Nashville Superspeedway welcomes Cup debut as track reopens; Earnhardt Jr. part of broadcast crew

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Erik Moses attended his first NASCAR race in 2019 as an XFL executive looking to poach marketing ideas ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Mickelson at home and running out of time for US Open title

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson accepted a special exemption from the USGA with reason to believe this might be ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, June 14, 2021 11:28 pm

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Kyle Larson appears to be unstoppable at Hendrick

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Everybody knew Kyle Larson was going to win races once he started driving Rick Hendrick’s cars. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, June 14, 2021 11:27 pm

High School

High school baseball: Playoff pairings

    Staff report Third-seeded East Rowan will be home in the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at 7 against 14th-seeded Western Guilford. Seeded 15th, South ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:23 am

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