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Blocked field goal helps NC State hold off No. 21 Liberty 15-14

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State blocked Alex Barbir’s 39-yard field goal attempt with 1:18 left to beat No. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Western Carolina suffers second loss as Eastern Kentucky rolls

  RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Alonzo Booth ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns, caught another and Eastern Kentucky’s four touchdowns in the fourth quarter ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Appalachian State can’t stop No. 15 Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina has come a long way in a short amount of time. After being picked to finish last in the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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East Carolina rolls past depleted Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tyler Snead scored two touchdowns, including a 95-yard kickoff return, and East Carolina beat Temple 28-3 on Saturday in a game delayed ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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NBA free agency roundup: Hayward to Hornets

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Gordon Hayward is heading to a new home in Charlotte. The Hornets have wanted Hayward for years. On Saturday, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 22, 2020 12:00 am

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Volleyball roundup: East snaps losing streak in NPC

Volleyball roundup … Update In Carson’s opening loss to North Iredell, Jaden Vaughn had seven kills and 11 digs. Alayna Slusser had seven kills. Kary ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:37 pm

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NBA: Fox gets max deal

De’Aron Fox By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer On the first night of free agency, De’Aaron Fox was the first huge winner. Huge, as in ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:40 am

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College football: Clemson-Florida State postponed hours before start

By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer The game between No. 4 Clemson and Florida State was postponed hours before kickoff Saturday when medical personnel from ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:33 am

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Raptors will play in Tampa after Canada says no

By ROB GILLIES and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

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Louisville shuts out Syracuse 30-0

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham accounted for two touchdowns to offset three first-half turnovers, and Louisville held ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

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LaVar vs. Jordan: LaMelo says ‘we know how it’d turn out’

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Now that LaMelo Ball is a member of the Charlotte Hornets, some basketball fans are hoping ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

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Drivers Matt Tifft, B.J. McLeod create Live Fast Motorsports as new NASCAR team for 2021

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 — bringing the total to three new ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, November 20, 2020 5:30 pm

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Former football coach Lou Holtz tests positive for COVID-19

COLUMBIA. S.C. (AP) — Lou Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 83-year-old former college football coach confirmed the test Thursday to Columbia TV ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:00 am

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NBA free agency begins today

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer NBA free agency is usually a weeklong frenzy. Deals get struck, then teams and players must wait a few ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:00 am

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No. 21 Liberty looks to take down another ACC foe during visit to NC State

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer Liberty’s wins against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents have been a highlight of its unbeaten start. Now the 21st-ranked Flames ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:00 am

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No. 15 Coastal Carolina looking to take down Appalachian State

By Pete Iacobelli AP Sports Writer It’s been a history-making period for Coastal Carolina athletics. The 15th-ranked Chanticleers football team hopes to add to the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:00 am

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NBA draft picks

LaMelo Ball Team-by-team breakdown of the players each team ended up with in the NBA draft (includes proposed trades): Atlanta Hawks 1 (6) Onyeka Okongwu, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:00 am

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ACC could benefit from show of force behind 3 ranked teams

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer There is a growing look of mediocrity in the middle of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s standings. The league appears ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Hornets pick LaMelo Ball in NBA draft

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — LaMelo Ball is thrilled to have a chance to play for the Charlotte Hornets. But the 6-foot-7 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Panthers say McCaffrey not expected to play Sunday against Lions

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule said running back Christian McCaffrey is expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, a big blow ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Area sports briefs: East boys, Carson girls win dual meet

    From staff reports East Rowan’s boys won a cross country dual meet with Carson held at Dan Nicholas Park on Tuesday. East won ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:08 pm

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Area sports briefs: NCHSAA unveils realignment game plan; cross country under way

From staff reports On Tuesday, the NCHSAA unveiled  its game plan as far as realignment. It’s a pretty complete overhaul. With COVID complications this year, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:52 pm

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Area Sports Briefs: Volleyball season opens

Alanna Deal and family   From staff reports SALISBURY — Salisbury opened the volleyball season on Monday with a 3-1 loss to Central Carolina Conference ... Read more

by Post Sports, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:43 am

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NFL: Bears-Vikings Monday matchup stirs college memories for QBs

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Kirk Cousins remembers signing to play for Michigan State, then finding out a few weeks later ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 16, 2020 8:16 am

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College football: Tulsa ranked for first time in 10 years

Tulsa head coach Philip Montgomery   By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer No. 25 Tulsa is ranked in The Associated Press college football ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 16, 2020 8:11 am

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NFL obituary: Paul Hornung

Paul Hornung   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Paul Hornung, the dazzling “Golden Boy” of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 16, 2020 8:07 am

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NFL: Roundup of Sunday’s games

    Sunday’s NFL capsules … CARDINALS 32, BILLS 30 GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hail Murray! Kyler Murray completed a stunning 43-yard desperation pass to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 16, 2020 8:00 am

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Western Carolina’s first game of season doesn’t go well as No. 22 Liberty rolls

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis found plenty of running lanes early in the season. That’s now letting the Liberty quarterback show off his passing ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 am

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