<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usWed, 31 Aug 2016 09:03:55 -0700Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:03:55 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[#VeteransForKaepernick]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:09:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_460866180423-colin-kaepernick-anthem-controversy.jpg
Colin Kaepernick is receiving support for his decision to sit during the national anthem from a suprising source: military veterans.The hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick began trending on Twitter late Tuesday...

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<![CDATA[LA Rams Cut Roster Down to 75 Men]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 06:24:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/LA+Rams+Roster+Cuts.png
The Los Angeles Rams cut their roster down to the NFL mandated 75 men on Tuesday and some of the players leaving the team may surprise you.

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<![CDATA[Puig Welcomes Trade Over Playing in Minors]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:26:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Puig+waterboy.png
Los Angeles Dodgers embattled outfielder Yasiel Puig said in an interview that he would rather get traded than continue to play in the minor leagues.

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<![CDATA[Kershaw Highlights Star Studded Sim Game]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:37:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Kershaw+Sim+Game.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw highlighted a star-studded simulation game at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Mystery Team Claims Yasiel Puig on Waivers]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:30:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/Yasiel+Puig+OKC+batting.png
A mystery MLB team claimed mercurial outfielder Yasiel Puig on waivers on Tuesday, but NBC LA knows which team it might be.

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<![CDATA[Galaxy's Zardes to Miss Rest of Regular Season]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:49:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-09+at+2.50.56+PM.png
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes will miss the rest of the regular season due to a foot injury, the team announced Monday.

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<![CDATA[Randle Injured in Practice, Requires Seven Stitches]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:30:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-518302202.jpg
Lakers forward Julius Randle injured himself in practice and required seven stitches

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Offense Goes Cold in Lopsided Loss to Rockies]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:47:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Kenta+Maeda+Coors+Field.png
Nick Hundley hit a two-run homer and the Rockies only piled on from there as Colorado crushed the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Monday night at Coors Field.

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<![CDATA[Equestrian Silver Medalist Competes in Long Beach]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:08:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Equestrian_Silver_Medalist_Competes_in_Long_Beach_1200x675_754017347563.jpg
The Equestrian Masters begin next month at the Long Beach Convention Center. Mario Solis reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaepernick Condemns Police Brutality, Backs Racial Justice]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:59:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kap-locker.jpg
Two days removed from choosing to sit down during the national anthem, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was adamant that he will continue to take a seat during future renditions of "The...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Catch a break in Win Over Cubs]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:43:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2016-08-28+at+4.20.19+PM.png
Adrian Gonzalez broke a scoreless tie with an RBI fielder's choice that proved to be the difference in the game as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs, 1-0, in the rubber match on Sunday afternoon...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Place Yasiel Puig on Waivers]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:09:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/Puig+OKC.png
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Los Angeles Dodgers have placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on waivers, enabling the team to trade him if they desire.

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<![CDATA[Tavon Austin's Extension Makes LA Rams Better]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:55:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/LA+Rams+Tavon+Austin.png
The Los Angeles Rams signed receiver Tavon Austin to a four-year, $42 million contract extension on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Rams Fall 17-9 to Broncos]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 04:28:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/04-29-2016-rams-helmet-generic-1.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams suffered their first defeat of the preseason in a 17-9 loss to the Denver Broncos

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<![CDATA[This Time Dodgers Hang on to Defeat Cubs ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:40:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Seager+homer.png
Corey Seager broke the all-time single season home run record by a shortstop and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the best team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Hero's Welcome for Laurie Hernandez]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:17:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/82816gymnast.jpg
Thousands of people turned out Saturday to give Olympic Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez a hero's welcome in her New Jersey hometown.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Romo Has Broken Bone ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:13:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ap-cowboys-tony-romo.jpg
Tony Romo's season is in jeopardy after a MRI revealed that the quarterback has a broken bone in his back. Romo took a vicious hit from behind in Thursday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

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<![CDATA[49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:54:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493261784.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the playing of the national anthem before his team’s preseason game Friday against Green Bay. After the game, he told NFL Media in an exclusive...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Claw Past Dodgers in Extra Innings]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:12:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/Cubs+Claw+Past+Dodgers.png
Kris Bryant belted two home runs, including the game-winner in the top of the tenth inning and the Chicago Cubs clawed from behind to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4, on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Kershaw Inching Closer, Ethier Makes Rehab Start]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:19:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/Scott+Kazmir+Injury+Update.png
Weekly injury updates for the Los Angeles Dodgers. News on Clayton Kershaw, Andre Ethier, Scott Van Slyke and Scott Kazmir.

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<![CDATA[Dwyane Wade Cousin Fatally Shot]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:36:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Aldridge0825.JPG
A woman was shot to death while pushing a child in a stroller on Chicago's South Side, police said Friday, and family identified the victim as a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. The 32-year-old woman, whom family

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<![CDATA[Rangers Pitcher Jeremy Jeffress Arrested for DWI: Police]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:34:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

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<![CDATA[Cancer Patient Takes Field at Dodgers' Batting Practice]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:41:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/08-26-2016-dodgers-cato-leukemia-1.JPG
A die-hard Los Angeles Dodgers fan who is battling leukemia got an experience that most fans only dream about.

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<![CDATA[Emotional Dodgers Nearly No-Hit by Matt Moore]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:10:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Moore+loses+no+hitter.png
Just hours after the team announced they had traded away their most popular and longest tenured teammate, the emotional Dodgers were nearly no-hit by Matt Moore as the San Francisco Giants salvaged their series...

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<![CDATA[Dodger Players and Coaches React to Ellis Trade]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:17:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Ellis+Trade+Teammates.png
Los Angeles Dodger players, coaches and front office executives react to the trade of longtime teammate, A.J. Ellis.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Trade A.J. Ellis for Carlos Ruiz]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/163*120/AJ+Ellis+Trade.jpg
The Los Angeles Dodgers traded catcher A.J. Ellis to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Carlos Ruiz on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Hill Delivers in Debut as Dodgers Defeat Giants]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:37:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Justin+Turner+homers+against+Giants.png
Justin Turner hit a home run and Rich Hill threw six scoreless innings in his Dodger debut as Los Angeles extended their lead in the NL West to three games with a 1-0 victory against the San Francisco Giants on...

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<![CDATA[New Name for White Sox Field]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:47:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/us+cellular+field+GettyImages-520000826.jpg
Chicago White Sox fans will have a new corporate name attached to their home stadium next season, as the team has sold naming rights for their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Walsh Jennings, Ross Answer Your Questions]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:21:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kerri_walsh_jennings_apri_q_and_a_1200x675_750327363778.jpg
Volleyball stars Kerri Walsh Jennings and partner April Ross, coming off their bronze medal win in Rio, answer your questions.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Sign Yi, Ingram, Black]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:11:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Lakers-sign-Brandon-Ingram.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers continued filling out their roster by completing the signings of Yi Jianlian, Brandon Ingram and Tarik Black

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<![CDATA[Gold Medal Water Polo Team Returns From Olympics]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:30:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rio_olympics_water_po_webf_48.jpg
The U.S. women's water polo team, with a roster of Southern California athletes, returns home after winning gold in Rio. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 News on Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Beat Giants in Battle for NL West]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:30:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/Rob+Segedin+2nd+homer.png
Adrian Gonzalez knocked in three runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their lead in the NL West to two games with a 9-5 victory over the rival San Francisco Giants in the opening game of a three-game set at...

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<![CDATA[Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:58:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/feigen-lochte-conger-bentz.jpg
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates.In a written statement...

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