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College

College-bound North Carolina football player shot to death

ST. PAULS, N.C. (AP) — A standout high school football player who had signed to play at  Fayetteville State University has been shot to death, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Brewers stop Toussaint, Braves 9-5

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Avisaíl García, Willy Adames and Eduardo Escobar hit home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Panthers linebacker Perryman will wear mask, won’t get vaccinated

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Denzel Perryman thinks everyone should be wearing a mask until the coronavirus pandemic subsides. But ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Deal ’em up! Scherzer, Turner, Bryant, Báez and Berríos move

Associated Press Max Scherzer and Trea Turner wearing Dodger blue, Kris Bryant heading to the Golden Gate. Javier Báez joining the Mets, Craig Kimbrel crossing ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Hornets add UConn guard, Plumlee

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer  CHARLOTTE (AP) — Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak was a busy man Thursday night. The Hornets selected guard ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Riley homers as Braves inch closer to Mets

By Jerry Beach Associated Press NEW YORK — Austin Riley concluded his big week at Citi Field by hitting a two-run homer and finishing with ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers expecting great things from Burns

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The gray wristband on Brian Burns’ left arm reads “different breed.” The Carolina Panthers believe their ... Read more

by Post Sports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Drury’s homer, Conforto’s throw lead Mets past Braves 2-1

By JERRY BEACH Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brandon Drury delivered a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and right fielder Michael Conforto ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Hurricanes sign defenseman DeAngelo, two goalies

By AARON BEARD and STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writers Tony DeAngelo says he’s learned from mistakes that have dotted his career and even had the ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers’ McCaffrey still confident after injury-marred 2020

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A year ago, Christian McCaffrey said he would choose himself if he had the top ... Read more

by Post Sports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Drivers big fans of NASCAR’s two-week hiatus

Associated Press Kevin Harvick headed into NASCAR’s two-week break during the Olympics delighted to be away from his own race car but with plans to ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 am

College

UNC’s Howell preseason pick for ACC player of the year

GREENSBORO (AP) — North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell is the preseason pick to be Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year while six-time reigning champion ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Riley’s grand slam, 6 RBIs power Braves to 12-5 rout of Mets

By JERRY BEACH Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Riley hit a grand slam and a two-run homer to set a career high with ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Darnold’s focus on making ‘smart decisions’ as Panthers open training camp

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Sam Darnold wasn’t willing to divulge whether he’s been vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Carolina ... Read more

by Post Sports, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Northern lights: Alaska teen shocks with Olympic swim gold

By Paul Newberry AP Sports Writer TOKYO — Alaska, of all places, has an Olympic champion at the pool. Seventeen-year-old Lydia Jacoby gave the United ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, July 26, 2021 11:23 pm

Sports

Packers’ CEO ‘hopeful’ about sorting things out with Rodgers

By Steve Megargee AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy remains hopeful quarterback Aaron Rodgers the three-time MVP will ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, July 26, 2021 11:22 pm

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: State tournament schedule

    State Tournament  at Cherryville Stars Pool — Rowan County, Port City, Wayne County, Cherryville Stripes Pool — Kannapolis, Rutherford County, Wilmington, Fuquay-Varina Wednesday, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, July 26, 2021 1:43 am

Sports

Little League softball: Rowan 2-0 in regional

Staff report WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The Rowan Little League 12U softball team won its second game in the Southeast Regional on Sunday. Rowan won ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, July 26, 2021 1:31 am

Legion baseball

Junior Legion baseball: Carson’s run ends

Staff report THOMASVILLE — Carson lost 10-4 to Cherryville on Sunday in the semifinals of the Junior Legion baseball state tournament. Cherryville took a 5-3 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, July 26, 2021 1:16 am

Coronavirus

Positive COVID test knocks DeChambeau out of Olympics

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for the Olympics and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

Racing

Hendrick Motorsports penalized for engine infractions

Associated Press NASCAR has penalized the Hendrick Motorsports teams of reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman for engine allocation infractions at New Hampshire ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Five homers help Braves power past Phillies, 15-3

By KEVIN COONEY Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Atlanta used the long ball in a big way as Freddie Freeman, Abraham Almonte, Ozzie Albies, Austin ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

NFL training camps open; Darnold the key question mark for Panthers

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: Carson wins pool, rolls into semifinals

Staff report LEXINGTON — Carson went 3-0 in pool play in the Junior Legion State Tournament. Carson finished off its pool run with a 13-3, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:22 pm

Sports

Little League softball: Rowan wins regional opener

Staff report WARNER-ROBINS, Ga. — Reese Poole struck out 11 batters as Rowan Little League’s 12U softball team won its Southeast Regional opener on Saturday. ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 1:37 pm

Sports

Little League softball: Rowan starts SE Regional play on Saturday

Staff report WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — COVID wiped out the 2020 Little League season, so Rowan Little League 12U is still the reigning champ for ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 1:37 am

Legion baseball

Junior Legion baseball: Carson wins second pool game

  Staff report HIGH POINT — Carson’s Junior Legion baseball team scored eight runs in the third inning and cruised to an 11-5 win against ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 1:11 am

Sports

Guardians new name for Cleveland’s baseball team

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner ... Read more

by Post Sports, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

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