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Fury wins in stunning stoppage of Wilder in heavyweight tilt

By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Sports.

HS wrestling: South Rowan’s Cox wins state championship; East’s Burrage runner-up

Staff report In the wrestling state championships held in Greensboro on Friday and Saturday, South Rowan’s Jacob Cox (53-3) won the 2A title at 113 ... Read more

15 hours ago by Mike London.

Stanley scores 21 as Duke crushes Virginia Tech

DURHAM (AP) — Duke’s energy was back. Not surprisingly, so was its dominance. Cassius Stanley scored 21 points and made a season-high five 3-pointers to ... Read more

15 hours ago by Post Sports.

Area Sports Briefs: Tough day for Catawba men, Blue Bears

From staff reports WINSTON-SALEM — Livingstone senior Roger Ray poured in 31 points here Saturday afternoon but the Blue Bears fell to Winston-Salem State in ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike London.

College basketball: Catawba women win for seniors

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Senior Kaitlin Stevenson usually sits pretty far down Catawba’s bench, but she swished a 3-pointer just before halftime on ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike London.

Miracle on Ice: 40th anniversary of USA’s stunning victory

By Joe Reedy AP Sports Writer When the Summer Olympics begin in Tokyo in July, viewers will be able to watch every event either live ... Read more

17 hours ago by Post Sports.

Nwora leads No. 11 Louisville past short-handed UNC, 72-55

STEVE BITTENBENDER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora holds himself to a high standard, and a recent rough patch was hard to endure. ... Read more

17 hours ago by Post Sports.

Walker helps No. 8 Florida State beat NC State, 67-61

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer RALEIGH (AP) — Eighth-ranked Florida State responded to a halftime deficit with an aggressive edge, driving the paint and ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Sports.

Fans heckling Astros spring opener get signs stolen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fans hoping to heckle the sign-stealing Houston Astros at their spring opener were met with quite the coincidence. They ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: Cavaliers win third straight YVC tourney

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com DENTON — Conference tournaments are usually about bragging rights and trophies, but the Yadkin Valley Conference boys championship game also was ... Read more

19 hours ago by Mike London.

Livingstone men fall in OT at W-S State

Staff report WINSTON-SALEM — Livingstone senior Roger Ray poured in 31 points here Saturday afternoon but the Blue Bears fell to Winston-Salem State in overtime, ... Read more

20 hours ago by Dennis Davidson.

South’s Cox, East’s Burrage reach NCHSAA wrestling finals

GREENSBORO – The NCHSAA held the championship second day of the 2020 Individual Wrestling Tournament this morning at the Greensboro Colesium. Still to come today ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

High school basketball: SPC schedule for Saturday

Staff report   South Piedmont Conference Tournament championship games at Concord High were postponed to Saturday. 4 p.m. — (2) Cox Mill vs. (1) Central ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Glenn wins CPC titles

 Friday’s championship games at Reagan   Girls (1) Glenn 60, (2) East Forsyth 54   Boys (2) Glenn 62, (1) R.J. Reynolds 61, OT Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: YVC schedule for Saturday

Staff report Yadkin Valley Conference Tournament games at South Davidson were rescheduled for Saturday. 10:30 — Girls, Chatham Central vs. Uwharrie Charter, seed game for ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: CCC boys championship

Staff report LEXINGTON — Top-seeded North Davidson beat sixth-seeded Ledford 64-48 in Friday’s Central Carolina Conference Tournament championship game. Tedric Jenkins scored 26 for the ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Salisbury boys win game for third in CCC

Staff report LEXINGTON — Salisbury’s boys beat Central Davidson 54-45 on Friday to take the league’s third playoff spot in a seeding game. The game ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

High school basketball: Salisbury girls win tournament

Staff report LEXINGTON — It took two overtimes, but Salisbury’s girls won their first conference tournament since 2011 on Friday. The top-seeded Hornets survived 48-43 ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Carson girls top West Rowan for NPC Tournament crown

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE  — West Rowan’s girls dominated the North Piedmont Conference championship game in the first half and enjoyed a 10-point ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

Falcons fight, beat top-seeded Hounds for NPC title

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The basketball looked  like an orange baseball in the mighty hands of West Rowan’s 6-foot-6, 335-pound Zeek Biggers ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

NCHSAA state wrestling tournament gets underway

Staff report GREENSBORO — The NCHSAA individual wrestling tournament was got underway here on Friday at the Greensboro Coliseum. See list below for wrestlers from ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Player reps not voting on NFL labor deal; more talks Tuesday

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners’ eagerness to approve negotiated terms of a new labor agreement apparently is ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Monk, Bridges lead Hornets over cold-shooting Bulls, 103-93

By JARED WYLLYS Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Devonte Graham failed to score for the first time this season. Even with their star guard held ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

HS girls basketball: Hornets a likely No. 1 seed

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It won’t be official until Sunday afternoon or evening when the NCHSAA releases seeds and pairings, but Salisbury’s girls ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Area sports: Tournament championship games are scheduled

From staff reports If winter weather doesn’t bring a postponement, a host of Rowan County basketball teams and the A.L. Brown boys will compete for ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Hargrave named Black College Football Pro Player of the Year

Press release WASHINGTON — Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Javon Hargrave has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Black College Football Pro Player of ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

NFL: A 17th game is on the horizon

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has put the labor ball in the players’ hands. In a somewhat ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

Wilder, Fury, to answer questions in big heavyweight rematch

By Tim Dahlberg AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — The best fights come with questions, and there are many surrounding Deontay Wilder and Tyson ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Sports.

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