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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

4 days ago by Mike London.

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

4 days ago by Mike London.

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

4 days ago by Mike London.

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

4 days ago by Mike London.

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

4 days ago by Mike London.

Carolina comeback hopes fade when injured McCaffrey leaves

By Fred Goodall AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. — The Carolina Panthers felt they beat themselves in a 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

Brady, Fournette lead Bucs over Panthers 31-17

By Fred Goodall AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady has a dazzling track record of winning, period. The six-time Super Bowl champion’s perfect ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

NC State holds on to beat Wake Forest 45-42 in opener

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer RALEIGH (AP) — Ricky Person Jr. scored the short go-ahead touchdown with 5:51 left to help North Carolina State ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

Rookie David Peterson fans 10 as Mets stop Freeman, Braves 7-2

By LARRY FLEISHER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie David Peterson struck out NL batting leader Freddie Freeman three times and fanned a career-high ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

No. 17 Miami runs past No. 18 Louisville 47-34 in ACC opener

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D’Eriq King threw three touchdown passes and No. 17 Miami used big plays to ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

Jurkovec helps Boston College beat Duke 26-6 in Durham

By PAT JAMES Associated Press DURHAM (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Zay Flowers had 162 receiving yards, and Boston ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

Knox, Wells help Marshall beat No. 23 Appalachian State 17-7

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Doc Holliday and his young quarterback saw the two injured Appalachian State players ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

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

5 days ago by Mike London.

Maui Invitational moving to Asheville during pandemic

ASHEVILLE (AP) — The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the premier preseason tournaments on the college basketball ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

N.C. State, Wake Forest parents allowed to attend today’s football game

By BRYAN ANDERSON and AARON BEARD Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State University said Friday it has received permission from the state to ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Braves pound Mets pitching in 15-2 rout

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Freddie Freeman added three more hits to his burgeoning MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies hit two ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Briscoe heads into playoffs with Xfinity Series-high 7th win

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The final regular-season race of the Xfinity Series proved to be a preview of the upcoming playoffs as title contenders Chase ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Mayfield throws 2 TD passes as Browns hold off Bengals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Wolfpack, Deacons, Mountaineers looking for breakout weekend

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer RALEIGH — North Carolina State spent a week watching other Atlantic Coast Conference teams play after having its original ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Lighting top Islanders in overtime to reach Stanley Cup Final

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Veteran Cutcliffe facing Boston College’s Hafley in his debut as Eagles travel to Duke

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer New Boston College coach Jeff Hafley had to wait an extra week in the schedule to make his debut ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Teen ace Sam Mayer goes 2-for-2 in big night of racing at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Mayer celebrated his recent promotion to JR Motorsports with a sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. The teen sensation opened Thursday ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Charlotte, UNC game canceled after 49ers place players in quarantine

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer This weekend’s game between No. 12 North Carolina and Charlotte has been canceled after the 49ers announced contact tracing ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

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