<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:12:08 -0800 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:12:08 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Julius Randle's Double-Doubles]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:16:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Julius-Randle-double-double.jpg
Lakers forward Julius Randle has improved over the course of the NBA season and looks like he could be a core player for the Lakers for the good long while.

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<![CDATA[Clippers Blake Griffin Suspended for Four Games]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:14:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Blake+Griffin+Leads+Clippers.png
Blake Griffin has been suspended without pay for four games for striking a team employee, the Clippers announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Rams Close Season Ticket Campaign With 56,000 Deposits]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:09:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rams-GettyImages-501808184.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams accepted more than 56,000 season ticket deposits during a four-week campaign propelled by the announcement last month that the team will be returning to Southern California.

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<![CDATA[Soccer Star Solo Might Skip Rio Games: Report]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:53:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_58048417797.jpg
U.S. Women's Soccer star Hope Solo said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that she might not go to Brazil for the Summer Olympics because of the Zika virus, the magazine reported Tuesday. Solo and...

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<![CDATA[Hockey Player Helps Stranger]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:44:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Darling.png
There are plenty of stories about professional athletes behaving badly, but if you’re seeking out an example of a player who goes the extra mile, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling seems to be a...

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<![CDATA[Clippers Survive Scare in Philadelphia]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:41:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/DJ+Dunk+Clippers.jpg
J.J. Redick hit a game tying three-pointer with 10 seconds remaining in overtime and the Los Angeles Clippers survived an off-shooting night with a 98-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Live And Die By Kobe in Indy]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:46:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-loss-to-Pacers-2-8-16.jpg
Kobe Bryant made a series of tough shots and gave the Lakers a late lead before going ice cold, as the Lakers lost to the Pacers on Monday night

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<![CDATA[Peyton Manning Explains Eli's Reaction]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:53:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508990438.jpg
Peyton Manning put speculation to rest, explaining why his brother didn't appear to be celebrating.

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<![CDATA[Docs Detail Alleged Manziel Beating]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:39:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JohnnyManziel-AP_324132097739.jpg
NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel hit his girlfriend Colleen Crowley so severely on Jan. 29 that she suffered a ruptured eardrum and still can't hear in her left ear, the woman's attorney said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Stadium Cleanup Begins, SB City to Be Taken Down]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:48:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CHOPPER+LEVIS+DAY+AFTER+-+06093426.jpg
With the end of the Super Bowl, comes the teardown of Super Bowl City in San Francisco, and the sweeping up of post-Big Game cheer (or defeat.)

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<![CDATA[FAA Tracks Four Airspace Violations During SB50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:50:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Levi-Stadium-SB-AP_256090637103.jpg
There were four airspace violations by private planes during Sunday's Super Bowl at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the Federal Aviation Administration said. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told NBC...

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant's Final Game in Indiana]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:26:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Kobe-Bryant-vs-Indiana-Pacers-farewell.jpg
Kobe Bryant won his first NBA title against the Indiana Pacers, and on Monday, he plays his final game against the Pacers.

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<![CDATA[Tweet From Seahawks' Lynch May Indicate Retirement]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:28:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MarshawnLynch-AP_324019937170.jpg
Leave it to Marshawn Lynch to be at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. Except this time, Lynch may have given the surest sign he's on the verge of retirement. Lynch, the mercurial...

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Turf Causes Issues for Super Bowl 50 Players]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:50:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/levi-stadium-turf-new.jpg
Players on the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers were forced to change cleats during the first half of Super Bowl 50 due to footing issues with the Levi's Stadium sod. After the halftime show, not only...

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<![CDATA[Celebrities at Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:44:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AMBRO_GettyImages-508985750.jpg
Famous faces dotted the crowds at Super Bowl 50 as A-list celebrities flocked to see the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:58:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508990588.jpg


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<![CDATA[Clippers Beat Heat on Super Bowl Sunday]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:19:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Chris+Paul+vs+Heat.png
Chris Paul started cold, but finished hot as the point guard scored 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers came from behind to defeat the Miami Heat 100-93 on Super Bowl Sunday at American Airlines arena.

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<![CDATA[Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CTE-split-stabler-seau.jpg
With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

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<![CDATA[Broncos Player Surprises Fan With Super Bowl 50 Tickets]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:22:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vernon+1.jpeg
A Denver Broncos player dropped a bombshell on a cancer and heart transplant patient the night before the Super Bowl and was moved to tears by the encounter. Alex Walter, who is undergoing treatment at...

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<![CDATA[Spurs Hold Off Competitive Lakers]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:49:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Spurs-2-6-16.jpg
The San Antonio Spurs beat out he Los Angeles Lakers despite 25 points from Kobe Bryant

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<![CDATA[San Antonio Honors Kobe Bryant]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:45:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Spurs-tribute-2-6-16.jpg
Kobe Bryant played his final game in San Antonio, and the Spurs took time to honor the 20-year Los Angeles Lakers star with a video...Watch the video!

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<![CDATA[Jordan Clarkson: Skills Challenge]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:52:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jordan-Clarkson-NBA-skills-challenge.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will take part in the NBA All-Star Skills Challenge during 2016 NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto

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<![CDATA[Pat Haden to Step Down as USC Athletic Director]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:44:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Pat+Haden+Collapses+on+sideline.png
Pat Haden will retire as the University of Southern California's athletic director, the school announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Time-Lapse: Watch the Demolition of Candlestick Park]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:24:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CANDLESTICK+GIF_18147279.gif
As the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, gets ready to host Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the development company building a new mixed-used complex released time-lapse video of Candlestick...

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<![CDATA['Clowning' Obama Impersonates Stephen Curry at White House]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:27:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB+GIF+OBAMA_18138916.gif
President Barack Obama did an impression of the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry "clowning" the Wizards during the 2015 NBA Champs visit to the White House.

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<![CDATA[Road to Rio's Olympics: Six Things to Watch ]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:07:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/RioAthletesZika-AP_469134667784.jpg
The first Olympics to be held in South America will take place in August, when 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will compete in Rio de Janeiro. Six months out, here are six ways to follow the 2016 Summer...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Beat Pelicans, Kobe Gets 27]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:02:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-scores-27-v-Pelicans.jpg
Kobe Bryant scored 27 points as the Los Angeles Lakers claimed a 99-96 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on February 4, 2016

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg, Super Bowl Reporter]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:13:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker...

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<![CDATA[Golden State Warriors Honored at White House]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:27:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/AP_82877935622.jpg
In a season of memorable moments for the Golden State Warriors, the 2015 NBA Champions can add a White House visit to that list.

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<![CDATA[49ers Reverse Course on Cancelled Girl Scout Sleepover]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:51:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/nynyrsstadyumm.jpg
The 49ers, who had canceled a Girl Scouts sleepover at Levi's Stadium to host a concert, have reversed course.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Hit The Road, Face Pelicans]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:52:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Lakers-Pelicans-2-4-16.jpg
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers travel to face Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans on February 4, 2016 in New Orleans

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<![CDATA[Jerry Rice Poses as Lyft Driver]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:01:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jerry-rice-lyft-driver-super-bowl.jpg
A handful of lucky Lyft riders got a huge surprise in the Bay Area recently. The rideshare service used hidden cameras to capture reactions when Hall of Famer and 49ers legend Jerry Rice went undercover as...

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<![CDATA[Kobe Talks Russell's Minutes]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 04:45:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-talks-DAngelo-Russell-minutes_1200x675_614874179782.jpg
Kobe Bryant chimes in on D'Angelo Russell's minutes and talks about the challenges of playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and the difficulties of playing in LA. Recorded at Staple Center in Los Angeles, CA...]]>