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All-Rowan County football: Hornets’ Hinson inspired greatness

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — “I’m not saying there are going to be any miracles, but Salisbury is a place where you can build ... Read more

17 hours ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Carson vs. East Rowan girls is Friday’s headliner

From staff reports For the first time since Christmas, there’s a full schedule of high school basketball games tonight. The biggest matchup is the Carson ... Read more

18 hours ago by Mike London.

All-Rowan County football: Defensive Player of the Year

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The message was clear from the start: if you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Jabril Norman’s kitchen. ... Read more

18 hours ago by Dave Shaw.

Local youth runner earns All-America honors

Staff report Local runner Triston Rabon finished fifth in his age group in the AAU National Cross Country Championship, last month, in Knoxville, Tenn. Rabon, ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Sports.

Williams out as Livingstone’s football coach

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Very quietly, the Daryl Williams era has ended at Livingstone College. Williams, head football coach since 2013, covering seven ... Read more

18 hours ago by Dennis Davidson.

High-powered Titans lean heavily on Derrick Henry with options ready

By Teresa M. Walker AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry is making clear he only gets better the more times he ... Read more

19 hours ago by Post Sports.

Chiefs’ Mahomes still starring with big money on horizon

By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had just lost to the Tennessee Titans, their fourth defeat ... Read more

19 hours ago by Post Sports.

Stolen away: Brooklyn pitcher recalls 1951 sign-stealing scam

By Ben Walker AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stealing signals. Banging on a trash can. Beating the Dodgers in October. Sounds very familiar ... Read more

20 hours ago by Post Sports.

MLB scandal: Beltran out as Mets’ manager

By Mike Fitzpatrick AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they ... Read more

20 hours ago by Post Sports.

Baylor hires LSU’s defensive coordinator as head coach

By Stephen Hawkins AP Sports Writer Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, three days after the Tigers completed ... Read more

21 hours ago by Post Sports.

OK, Boomer: Cannon Ballers unveil mascot name

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Fans asked, and they got their answer on Wednesday. The name for the well-mustachioed mascot for the newly renamed ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Porter, Dozier lead Nuggets to 100-86 win over Hornets

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — Rookie reserve Michael Porter Jr. scored 19 points, recent call-up P.J. Dozier had a big Denver ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

All-Rowan County football: West had special teams on Cruz control

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — West Rowan Federico Cruz took advantage of being a rare four-year varsity kicker. He’s been the North Piedmont Conference ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports: LC men win in OT; Catawba men lose at Queens

  From staff reports RALEIGH — Roger Ray scored 33 points and Lydell Elmore had 24 points and 16 rebounds as Livingstone’s men’s basketball team ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Funderburk leads NC State past Miami, 80-63

By Aaron Beard Basketball Writer RALEIGH (AP) — D.J. Funderburk is developing into a consistent scoring threat inside for North Carolina State. It’s a good ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Tagliabue, NFL Films’ Steve Sabol headed to Hall of Fame

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

College women’s basketball: Catawba stays tied for first in SAC

Staff report CHARLOTTE — Catawba’s women’s basketball team stayed tied for first place in the South Atlantic Conference on Wednesday with a 70-57 road win ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Cora remorseful, Red Sox begin search for new manager

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox need to find a new manager, and it sounds like they haven’t ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Injured NBA prospects deal with shut-it-down talk

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer CHAPEL HILL (AP) — When college stars like Cole Anthony are injured, they are faced with the question of ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

NASCAR to run Xfinity race on Indy road course for 1st time

By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske already is making changes at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It looks like more are on ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Nolley, Radford combine for 42, Hokies top Wake Forest

By J.D. BRASIER Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Landers Nolley II and Tyrece Radford scored 21 points apiece for Virginia Tech on Tuesday night as ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

ACC basketball: Clemson knocks off Duke, 79-72

By Jeffrey Collins Associated Press CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson gave its weary fans something to celebrate a night after losing the national championship game ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: East girls start NPC with a win at West

Staff report MOUNT ULLA —  Senior guard Adalie Harrison tied her career high with 22 points, and East Rowan’s girls started North Piedmont Conference play ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Area Sports: Carson basketball teams win; West boys win

From staff reports CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls basketball team opened North Piedmont Conference play by overwhelming North Iredell, 57-23, on Tuesday. “We had a ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Panthers LB Kuechly retiring after 8 seasons in NFL

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is retiring from the NFL after eight seasons. The 28-year-old Kuechly ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

AP Source: Panthers tab LSU’s Brady as offensive coordinator

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms on a ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

LSU: Deep and relentless

By Brett Martel AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire took turns dancing around defenders or churning his legs as he pushed his ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Men’s College Basketball: AP and USA Today polls

AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 12, total points ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike London.

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