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Hayward breaks late tie, scores 39 points to lead Hornets

By John Denton Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Gordon Hayward broke a tie with a layup with 0.7 seconds left and scored 39 points in ... Read more

5 hours ago by Post Sports.

NFL: Eagles hire Sirianni as head coach

Nick Sirianni By Rob Maaddi AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA— Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made ... Read more

5 hours ago by Post Sports.

NFL: Road warrior Bucs win at Green Bay

  By Steve Megargee AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tom Brady has a new team, in a new town. The destination is the ... Read more

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Massoud nails 8 3-pointers on way to 31 points as Wake Forest edges Pitt

Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM. — Ismael Massoud had a career-high 31 points and made 8 of 10 from 3-point range, Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes earned ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Braves to Hammers? Aaron’s death prompts call for name change

By Paul Newberry AP Sports Writer ATLANTA — As his adopted hometown mourned Hank Aaron’s death, some fans called on the Atlanta Braves to change ... Read more

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State hoops roundup: Sharpe, Bacot lead way for Heels in victory over Wolfpack

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL — Day’Ron Sharpe and Armando Bacot combined for 33 points and 18 rebounds as North Carolina used its strength inside to ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

High school volleyball: Trio of seniors stand tall

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The first serious volleyball conversation of the season came via a phone call from West Rowan senior setter Allison ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

High school cross country: West’s Spicer signs with Lincoln Memorial

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA —West Rowan senior and aspiring veterinarian Megyn Spicer already has racked up solid experience dealing with animals. “I’ve got ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Duke suffers third loss in a row

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Carlik Jones scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half and Louisville beat Duke 70-65, sending the Blue ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

College basketball: Catawba women finally get to play … and win again

  Staff report HARROGATE, Tenn. — Catawba’s women’s basketball team played for the first time in three weeks on Saturday and took a 72-63 win ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Three in a row for Salisbury’s boys

Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s boys basketball team continues to hang its collective hats on the defensive end. The Hornets stifled Lexington on Friday in ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

High school cross country: Julians lead South boys to 5th in 2A

  Raiders at the start of the first wave for 2A boys. Photo by Zelia Frick.   Staff report KERNERSVILLE — South Rowan senior Noah ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school cross country: Salisbury’s Webb strong in state meet

    Staff report KERNERSVILLE — Salisbury junior Sutton Webb finished her cross country season with three outstanding runs. In Friday afternoon 2A state championship ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school cross country: South girls over-achieve right to the end

Raiders are ready to go. Photo by Zelia Frick.   Staff report KERNERSVILLE — South Rowan’s girls were supposed to finish 12th —that’s last—  in ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Routine runaway for Hornet girls

    Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls rolled again on Friday. Lexington didn’t manage more than five points in any quarter, and the Hornets ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North girls keep it going

  Staff report SPENCER — Hannah Wilkerson had 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists as North Rowan’s girls basketball team stayed unbeaten on Friday. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: West boys romp

  Staff report MOUNT ULLA — Lousy starts are easily erased when you have as much firepower as West Rowan’s boys basketball team. The Falcons ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Something old beats something new

  Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s girls basketball team came into Friday’s home game ranked 14th in 3A. Carson’s girls were ranked 15th. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: East boys beat Greyhounds

  Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — It was one of those shots that you’d better make it, if you take it. Up six points against ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Reactions from the sports world to the death of Hank Aaron

Associated Press Reaction to the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. He died Friday at the age of 86: “Thank you for everything ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Panthers new GM Fitterer plans to ‘be in on every deal’

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE   (AP) — Scott Fitterer says he plans to “be in on every deal” as he takes over as ... Read more

2 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

Appalachian State claims victory; Charlotte falls in OT

BOONE (AP) — Justin Forrest had a season-high 23 points as Appalachian State topped Georgia State 80-71 on Friday night. Adrian Delph had 17 points ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North boys still searching for answers

  Staff report SPENCER — When it rains, it pours, and a number of schools are enjoying some payback against North Rowan’s boys basketball team, ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: North Davidson girls overwhelm South

  Staff report WELCOME — North Davidson is considered the most serious challenger to Salisbury in the Central Carolina Conference girls race. The Black Knights ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Hornets drop fourth in a row as Bulls romp 123-110

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Zach LaVine is proving he can be an elite scorer in the NBA. But what Bulls ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Slow start dooms East girls

Staff report GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s girls basketball team got off to a miserable start against Statesville on Friday and couldn’t fight all the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

By Paul Newberry AP National Writer ATLANTA — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Hurricanes’ season on pause while Caps play on minus four regulars

By Stephen Whyno AP Hockey Writer Rod Brind’Amour lamented Carolina’s season coming to a screeching halt despite doing “a great job” adhering to pandemic protocols. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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