<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:25:05 -0700 Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:25:05 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[90 mph Fastball Hits Player in Face]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:21:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/041914+DeShields+Twitter.jpg
A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90 miles per hour. DeLino DeShields, Jr. said he didn't feel any pain when the ball slammed...

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<![CDATA[Late Penalty Kills Carry Ducks to Victory in Game 2]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:25:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/485552733.jpg
The Dallas Stars got two third period power plays to try to tie things up against the Anaheim Ducks Friday, but Anaheim's perfect execution helped the team to win their second game in a row.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Edge Clippers in Nail Biter]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:17:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/485660627.jpg
The Clippers and Warriors played an exciting Game 1 at Staples Center, but the Warriors edged the Clippers in a close game on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Watch Live: Going Roggin]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:41:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Fred+Roggin+16x9.jpg
Watch a live stream of Going Roggin, Sundays at midnight.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Lose in Extra Innings]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:20:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dodgers+player+web+ready.gif
The Dodgers lack of clutch hits in the late innings ultimately does the team in during Friday night's loss to the Diamondbacks]]>
<![CDATA[Between Baby and Injury, Getzlaf Has Plenty on His Plate]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:06:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/485382993.jpg
Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf and his wife welcomed a baby girl into the world Friday morning, adding one more layer of intrigue to what has been a crazy few days.

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<![CDATA[Third Period Rally Gives Kings Blueprint to Beat Sharks]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:24:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/485420879.jpg
The Los Angeles Kings started slowly on Thursday, but could their late surge vs. the Sharks provide the key to a successful series?

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Larrazabal.jpg
A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his stinging injuries.

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:11:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once portrayed the baseball-headed mascot. AJ Mass, who...

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<![CDATA[McNabb Spends Day in AZ Jail ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcnabb+arrested+mugshot+background.jpg
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by Maricopa County Justice...

Photo Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Ducks Shoot Down Stars in Game 1]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:14:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/485174327.jpg
Ducks' fast start is enough to down the Stars in Game 1 of their 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs series.

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<![CDATA[Former Chargers Linebacker Sues Nike]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:52:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/176605738.jpg
Former San Diego Chargers player Shawne Merriman has filed a multi-million lawsuit against Nike for using his signature nickname.

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested For False Bomb Threat]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:59:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-9-2013-aldon-smith.jpg
49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was taken into custody by police at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after making a bomb threat. According to the police statement, Smith was randomly selected for a...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Say Goodbye to Staples For Summer]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:57:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/470565333.jpg
Sunday night may be the final time Pau Gasol appears at Staples Center as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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<![CDATA[49ers' Smith Out on Bail After Alleged Bomb Threat at LAX]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:51:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-9-2013-aldon-smith.jpg
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after allegedly making a bomb threat during a security screening, police said.

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<![CDATA[Keane Carries Galaxy Past Whitecaps]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:16:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/AP717402478479+%281%29.jpg
Saturday night at the Stub Hub Center, the Vancouver Whitecaps found out just how good Robbie Keane is firsthand, as the Irishman’s goal in the 47th minute lifted the LA Galaxy over the visitors 1 - 0.

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<![CDATA[Images: 2014 Long Beach Grand Prix]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:00:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/corvette-Long-Beach-prix-20141.jpg
Images from the 2014 Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Lloyd]]>
<![CDATA[2 Hernandez Associates Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:08:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hernandezq.jpg
Two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted Friday on murder charges, in connection with his alleged fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player last]]>
<![CDATA[Kaepernick Rips Report]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/461570031.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick slammed media reports that he is being investigated by Miami police for sexual assault. In a series of three tweets first sent at 7:30

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<![CDATA[Kaepernick Probed in Hotel Incident]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP8942224809.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by police in Miami in connection to an incident that allegedly involves a woman who passed out inside a luxury hotel

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<![CDATA[Franchitti to Join Long Beach Walk of Fame]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/145977223.jpg
Four-time IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti and two team owners will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame.

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<![CDATA[Ducks Capture Pacific Division; Kings Get the Sharks]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:12:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hockey2+copy.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks clinched their third Pacific Division title in team history Wednesday night by beating the San Jose Sharks 5 - 2 at Honda Center. Anaheim will face one of the two Western Conference wild...

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<![CDATA[UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ncaa_h3.jpg
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

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<![CDATA[Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:41:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/batkid6.jpg
Batkid threw the first pitch at the Giants Home Opener on Tuesday, and his appearance drew both praise and criticism.

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<![CDATA[UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:59:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP576312210999.jpg
Connecticut now stands alone in women's college basketball. The Huskies, led by sophomore Breanna Stewart, routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning...

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<![CDATA[UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:35:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP399579783850.jpg
The NCAA tournament is arguably the best stretch of weeks on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets. Mixed in with all the action are...

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<![CDATA[Lakers' Bazemore Out for Season]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:12:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/481643101.jpg
The Lakers' Kent Bazemore, who was injured against the Clippers, will miss the remainder of the season with a torn tendon in his right foot.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Parakeet Cheers on UConn ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:41:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/UConnParakeetRazz1200.jpg
Talk about a UConn fan! Households across Connecticut are cheering on UConn, but at the DelGrego home in Cheshire, that includes Razz, the parakeet.]]>
<![CDATA[Golf Digest's May Cover Angers LPGA Pros]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:55:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP960458089875.jpg
Golf Digest’s May issue has stirred up controversy because of who landed on the cover. The magazine features 25-year-old Paulina Gretzky, fiancée of PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson and daughter of renowned...

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<![CDATA[Radio Host Apologizes for "Insensitive" C-Section Comments ]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:42:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/181759138.jpg
A morning radio host issued a public apology Friday for saying a New York Mets player should have asked his wife to get a C-section before the baseball season started so he wouldn't miss games while on paternity...

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<![CDATA[What's New for 2014 at Dodger Stadium]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:13:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/183603158.jpg
A look at some of the new features fans can expect at one of the league's oldest venues.

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<![CDATA[New Season Brings New Menu at Dodger Stadium]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:12:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/food-dodger-stadium-2014.gif
The new season brings new food options for Dodgers fans who have several choices beyond the traditional ballpark Dodger Dog.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Lose To Kings, Loss No. 50]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:41:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/167148830.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers lost their 50th game of the season, and the injuries and inexperience easily explained where the Lakers sat in the standings.

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