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Soccer: Spain beats England for Euro title

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer BERLIN  — Spain is the king of European soccer for a record ...

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NFL: Former Wolfpack coach and NFL defensive mastermind dies

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ...

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NFL: Hero of 2013 Super Bowl dies

  By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE — Former NFL receiver Jacoby Jones, whose 108-yard kickoff return ...

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Racing: Blaney wins at Pocono

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer LOND POND, Pa.  — Ryan Blaney still feels like the “silly, quiet ...

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MLB: Oregon State infielder is No. 1 pick by Guardians

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — Travis Bazzana feels like he represents an entire ...

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MLB: Seager added to all-star roster

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time World Series MVP Corey Seager, a Kannapolis  native, has been named to the ...

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MLB: Honeycutt a first-round pick by Orioles

      By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officially has a first-round draft pick. And ...

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College basketball: Minter ready to lead

  By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Whenever the young folks ask West Rowan graduate Donte ...

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High school football: Schedules

  First official day of practice is July 31. Rowan County Jamboree is scheduled for  Aug. 16 at ...

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MLB: Rookie Skenes throws 7 no-hit innings

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Paul Skenes struck out 11 in seven no-hit innings in another dominant performance, and the ...

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High school football: Sixth Rowan Football Jamboree coming soon

Staff report The sixth annual Rowan County Football Jamboree will be held at East Rowan on Aug. 16. ...

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Little League softball: Rowan 12U team advances to SE Regional

HUNTERSVILLE — Rowan Little League’s 12U softball all-stars have taken a big step. Pitt County Little League won ...

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College baseball: East grad Steedley hired by App State

  Appalachian State press release BOONE – App State Baseball has rounded out its coaching staff with the ...

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Sports Obituary: Salisbury linebacker was part of epic game

Darryl Alexander signs with Catawba. Salisbury football staff. 1971     By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The ...

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College basketball: Dixon building at VUL

      By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LYNCHBURG, Va. — There was a 2A basketball playoff game in ...

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Little League softball: Rowan teams still competing

Staff report Pitt County Little League’s 12U softball team was rolling 7-0 against Johnston County after one inning ...

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Summer baseball roundup: Padgett doing well in Cape

From staff reports Cameron Padgett (East Rowan, UNC) is off to a good start with the Bourne Braves ...

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NFL: Vikings rookie Jackson killed in crash

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson and two of his former high school ...

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Tennis: Wimbledon guide

LONDON (AP) — Get caught up at Wimbledon with a guide that tells you everything you need to ...

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Golf: Thompson wins John Deere Classic with 64

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Davis Thompson had been working toward a moment like this, and he wasn’t about ...

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Racing: Bowman secures spot in Cup Series playoffs

  By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO  — At long last, Alex Bowman got a win. And ...

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NBA: Philly adds free agent Caleb Martin

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers continued to build around their star trio of Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey and ...

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MLB: Eight weeks after debut, Skenes is an all-star

  By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Skenes was picked for the All-Star Game ...

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American Legion baseball: Season ends early for Rowan

Staff report LEXINGTON — Rowan County’s American Legion baseball seasons normally occupy most of the summer for players, ...

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Track and field: Junior Olympics qualifier

  Region 25 National Qualifier Track & Field Meet Monroe High School The top 8 in each event ...

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WNBA: Triple-double for Clark

  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark posted the first triple-double by a rookie in WNBA history to help ...

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MLB: Rice first Yanks rookie to homer 3 times in a game

By CHARLES O’BRIEN Associated Press NEW YORK — Ben Rice became the first Yankees rookie to homer three times ...

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NBA: Hornets re-sign Miles Bridges

    By STEVE REED Associated Press CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Hornets are keeping forward Miles Bridges after ...

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