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Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter free agency with expectations of signing Tom Brady and bolstering ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

AP sources: MLB could skip draft; service time big issue

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is considering skipping its amateur draft this year and putting off the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school soccer: Record-setting Henry’s feats on hold

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Chasing South Rowan soccer star Madison Henry for 80 minutes hasn’t been much fun for high school defenders. College ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Panthers replacing Cam Newton with Teddy Bridgewater

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Panthers have found a replacement for Cam Newton — and it didn’t take long. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Era ends: Brady leaving Patriots, likely for Tampa Bay

By Tim Dahlberg AP Sports Columnist It didn’t have to come to this, and for that both Bill Belichick and Tom Brady deserve some blame. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Area Sports Briefs: North’s White getting offers; Catawba’s Raper honored

From staff reports North Rowan’s 6-foot-10 sophomore Brandon White received basketball scholarship offers from Virginia Tech and Western Kentucky on Tuesday. Many more schools, including ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Durant among four Nets to test positive for coronavirus

By Brian Mahoney AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

PGA Championship joins list of postponements

Associated Press First the Masters, now the PGA Championship. Two days after a federal recommendation to not hold events of 50 or more people for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

AP source: Philip Rivers, Indianapolis Colts agree to one-year deal

By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers spent more than a decade picking apart the Indianapolis Colts and irritating their fans. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

By The Associated Press The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men’s Division I basketball tournament, and most ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

By Beth Harris AP Racing Writer Change does not come easily to the Kentucky Derby. Fans sip mint juleps, don fancy hats and dress clothes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Catawba Chiefs Club grows again — over 700 members

Staff report SALISBURY — The Catawba Chiefs Club has continued its growth during the 2019-20 school year, surpassing the 700-mark for members. Jeff Childress, associate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

College softball: Martin and teammates are heartbroken

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were rumors, but Catawba’s softball team practiced Thursday, then cleaned up the field. Business, as usual. Then players ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

NFL: Hargrave to Eagles

Former North Rowan three-sport standout Javon Hargrave reached an agreement with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night on a three-year, $39 million deal. At $13 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school sports: Athletes started strong in spring sports

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — High school sports seasons are on hold at least until April 6. A number of Rowan athletes and teams ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school sports: Baseball teams, players were off to hot starts

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — High school sports seasons are on hold at least until April 6. Many Rowan baseball players and teams were ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school softball: South Rowan continues to build

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com South Rowan softball Coach: Dean Mullinax, 4th season, enters 30-42 Last 5 years: South is 43-68 Key returners: Twins Madison and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Area Sports Briefs: Lots of baseball, softball, track

From staff reports THOMASVILLE — Salisbury’s baseball team rallied for an 8-4 Central Carolina Conference win at East Davidson on Friday. The Hornets trailed 4-0 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Column: Vince Carter knew end was near, but not this soon

PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist ATLANTA (AP) — Vince Carter leaned back in his seat, dabbed his eyes and struggled to contain his emotions. He ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school softball: Falcons fall in final game before suspension

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA—  A defending state champion took on a team with championship aspirations. Throw in the fact that it might be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

Column: The stunning week that sports came to a halt

PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist It was the week the sports stopped. Basketball. Hockey. Baseball. Golf. Soccer. Tennis. Auto Racing. Even football, which is technically ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

High school softball: Friday’s roundup

High school softball LEXINGTON — South Rowan got its first win on Friday, pounding Lexington 30-0 in three innings for a Central Carolina Conference win. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

High school baseball: Friday’s roundup

HS baseball THOMASVILLE — Salisbury rallied for an 8-4 Central Carolina Conference win at East Davidson on Friday. The Hornets trailed 4-0 going to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

UFC to fight on; Dana White says sports world is “panicking”

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UFC is determined to fight on amid the coronavirus pandemic. While leagues and organizers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

The road to the Masters leads nowhere as golf shuts down

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For the last 75 years, the golf landscape never changed. March brought anticipation ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

‘Right now is strange’ – NASCAR and IndyCar call off racing

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer NASCAR and IndyCar reversed course Friday and pulled the plug on racing this weekend, with IndyCar also suspending ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Local high school sports are suspended until at least April 6

By Dennis Davidson dennis.davidson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In addition to professional and collegiate athletics, concerns about the spread of the coronavirus has also impacted the local ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dennis Davidson.

Local college sports shut down for rest of school year

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY—  On Wednesday night, Catawba head men’s basketball coach Rob Perron was excited about making it back to the NCAA Division ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike London.

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