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Mike London, Author at Salisbury Post

Sports

Catawba grad Ray Daniels finds a new challenge: horse racing

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LEXINGTON, Ky. —  When Curtis Walker first came to Catawba in 1988, he wasn’t a polished product. Now the head coach ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:07 pm

College

College basketball: Downs hopes to be a factor for Catawba

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Catawba College sophomore Janiya Downs is confident again and healthy again. Now the South Rowan graduate is eager to ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

NFL: Thursday night matchup features Beard vs. ‘Stache

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— It’s the Beard versus the ‘Stache in prime time. Fitzmagic on one sideline, Minshew Mania on ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:42 pm

Sports

NBA: Herro a hero, as Miami takes 3-1 lead

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game ... Read more

by Mike London, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:35 pm

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Some states flipping football back to fall

From staff reports Michigan and Delaware  high schools have flipped from earlier decisions to play 2021 football and will now play this fall. Minnesota announced ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:23 pm

Sports

Cannon Ballers: Field of Honor display

 Cannon Ballers news release KANNAPOLIS –  In a tribute of those whose actions made them heroes in our lives, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers bring their inaugural ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:25 am

Sports

MLB capsules for Monday: Indians inch closer to playoffs; Reds climb over .500

 CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana’s two-run homer snapped a tie and José Ramírez homered again as the Cleveland Indians moved closer to clinching a playoff ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:01 am

Sports

NBA: Lakers take 2-0 lead into Tuesday night’s action

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Anthony Davis caught the ball deep on the left side with the Lakers losing and time about to run ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 11:55 pm

Sports

NFL: Raiders open stadium with Monday night victory

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes and the Raiders gave their new fans in Las Vegas ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 11:51 pm

Sports

NHL: Tampa Bay evens Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning got themselves up off the ice to get even in the Stanley Cup Final. ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 11:45 pm

High School

Wells Fargo Cup: Hornets 6th in 2A

NCHSAA press release CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, in conjunction with Wells Fargo, released the final standings in the 41st ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:25 am

Sports

NFL: Vegas Raiders ready for Saints’ visit on Monday night

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer The Raiders finally have a home to call their own. After spending almost their entire 60-year existence sharing ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 8:19 am

Sports

NFL: Rough day as far as injuries

Associated Press A star-studded cast of NFL players departed their games with injuries on Sunday. Many of them could miss the rest of the season. ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 8:13 am

Sports

NFL: Stats for Panthers at Bucs

Carolina 0 0 7 10 — 17 Tampa Bay 14 7 0 10 — 31 First Quarter TB_Jones 7 run (Succop kick), 5:42. TB_Evans 23 ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:34 am

Sports

Sunday’s NFL capsules: Seahawks stop Newton on final play

By The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Cam Newton was stopped at the 1-yard line on the final play and the Seattle Seahawks held off ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:29 am

Sports

Baseball roundup: Padres back in playoffs for first time in 14 years

Sunday’s capsules SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after beating the ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:25 am

Sports

Golf: U.S. Open scores

Sunday At Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course Mamaroneck, New York Purse: $12.5 million Yardage: 7,477; Par: 70 Final Individual FedExCup Points in Parentheses (a-amateur) ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:19 am

Sports

Golf: DeChambeau wins U.S. Open

By The Associated Press Call him a mad scientist in a tam o’shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:15 am

Sports

NBA: Lakers edge Nuggets for 2-0 lead; Game 3 on Tuesday

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Davis has never been this deep in the playoffs, never had the chance to take such an important ... Read more

by Mike London, Monday, September 21, 2020 7:10 am

Sports

NASCAR Cup Series: Bristol race (Late Saturday)

  Saturday’s results At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: 0.53 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 500 laps, 57 ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:16 am

Sports

Golf: U.S. Open Third round scores

Saturday At Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck, N.Y. Yardage: 7,477; Par: 70 Purse: $12 Million Third Round Matthew Wolff 66-74-65_205 Bryson DeChambeau 69-68-70_207 Louis Oosthuizen ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:10 am

Sports

NBA: Celtics cut deficit in East finals

 By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  — Getting big leads has been relatively easy for the Boston Celtics in these Eastern ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:05 am

Sports

Legend: Lester still leans on football lessons

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Rashaun Lester finished his best college football season in style down at Clark Atlanta, blocking a field goal ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

High school baseball: Stock is rising for Salisbury’s Honeycutt

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Coach Mike Herndon doesn’t hesitate to use Vance Honeycutt’s name in the same sentence as Whit Merrifield’s. Herndon coached ... Read more

by Mike London, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Area sports briefs: Green light for SAC basketball

From staff reports The South Atlantic Conference announced a decision to start men’s and women’s basketball games for  the 2020-21 season on Nov. 21. Full ... Read more

by Mike London, Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:24 pm

College

College soccer: Fisher will suit up for Clemson

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson soccer’s season-opening matches with Wake Forest and North Carolina have been postponed due to a small number ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

High School

High school football: West scheduled to take on Salisbury on Feb. 26

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Twenty-five states are playing football now, with only a handful of scattered COVID-19 issues reported. That’s good news. Maine ... Read more

by Mike London, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 am

High School

The Heel Deal: East junior Padgett commits to UNC

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s almost as hard to catch up with extra-busy Cameron Padgett as it is to get a hit against ... Read more

by Mike London, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:00 am

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