<![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 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:44:40 -0700 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:44:40 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Advocates to Monitor Arrest of 49er]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:26:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/MCDONALD_leaves_jail.jpg
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:11:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/dodg.jpg
It's the battle for National League supremacy during the three games at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Stanley Cup Comes to Napa Hotel For Public Viewing]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:38:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/napaquakestanelycup.jpg
A week after California's Napa Valley was struck by a magnitude-6.0 earthquake, the area was rattled by two aftershocks early on Sunday. A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck four miles from Napa at 1:56

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<![CDATA[49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:24:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/MCDONALD_leaves_jail.jpg
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

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<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Out for 9 Games]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:24:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aldon-smith-preason-2014.jpg
A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose on Friday sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a work program for his conviction on three assault weapons charges reduced...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Haren to Start Weekend Series Versus Padres ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:07:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/162*120/dharen+.jpg
You're never sure what you'll get when Dan Haren takes the mound, but the Dodgers will need him down the stretch.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Beat D'Backs Behind Kershaw Performance]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:42:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/176*120/kenley+milestone.jpg
Clayton Kershaw boosted his MVP status Wednesday night against the Diamondbacks.

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<![CDATA[USC Football Player Admits Rescue Story Was a Lie]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:21:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
A swimmer in distress was rescued from heavy surf that slammed the Orange County coastal community of Seal Beach and flooded beachfront homes.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Ryu Could Return This Weekend ]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:49:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/163*120/ryu+healed.jpg
Hyun-Jin Ryu is ready to get back on the mound.

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<![CDATA[Chargers Suspend Announcer For Thursday's Game]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HankBauer.jpg
ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack.

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<![CDATA[Raiders to Donate $50K to Napa Schools, Red Cross After Quake]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/raiders-AP275899804638.jpg
As most Napa Unified students return to school on Wednesday following a significant earthquake over the weekend, their district is getting some financial support from Oakland Raiders legend and NFL Hall of Famer...

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<![CDATA[Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:29:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/176*120/cc+scores+.jpg
The advent of replay in baseball paid dividends for the Dodgers Tuesday night against the Diamondbacks.

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<![CDATA[Hernandez Evidence to Be Tossed]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:41:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP296842589971.jpg
A Massachusetts judge has allowed some evidence to be suppressed in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, court documents show. The former star Patriots tight end had asked the court to suppress the evidence — an...

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<![CDATA[Coach: "Conflicting Stories" Around USC Player's Injuries]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:23:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed on with University of Southern California and Stanford University to teach courses to business students this fall and spring.

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<![CDATA[VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:04:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*201/mets+copy.jpg
Yasiel Puig's horrible base-running mistake helped the New York Mets turn their first triple-play in more than four years.

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<![CDATA[Super Bowl: Pay to Play?]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_RAPID_FIRE_1200x675_321698371686.jpg
The NFL wants the Super Bowl's halftime act to pay for the spotlight. Plus, Johnny Manziel flips the bird and what do you want to tell Shelly Sterling? Fred Roggin has plenty of]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Ballmer: BOOM!]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:12:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_BALLMER_DISCUSSION_1200x675_321696835852.jpg
The Clippers new owner burst into Staples Center with an unmatched energy. But what kind of impact will he have on the team? Fred Roggin welcomes ESPN 710's J. Woodfin and KLAA radio host Travis Rodgers to break...]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Ballmer: Motivational Master]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:02:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_BALLMER_MOTIVATIONAL_1200x675_321697347625.jpg
Fred Roggin introduces you to the world's next great motivational speaker. Time to sign up for Steve Ballmer's Motivational Madness! Originally aired on Going Roggin, August 23, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP973055938873%281%29.jpg
Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday. Ledecky was under world record pace for much...

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<![CDATA[Dan Marino Returning to Dolphins]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:26:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DanMarino14.jpg
Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars took the U.S. title in the Little League World Series with a 7-5 win over Las Vegas' Mountain Ridge Saturday. The team started off strong, matching Nevada's...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Beats Las Vegas in LLWS]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:56:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/245*120/jrw+win+us+title.jpg
A 3-year-old boy in New Jersey was born with only one arm, but that hasn't stopped him from teaching himself to become an excellent golf player. “It’s such a difficult game with two hands, two arms," said...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy With 1 Arm Is Golf Prodigy]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:48:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/one+arm+3+year+old+tommy+morrisey.jpg
A 2-year-old girl was left in a car overnight outside a sports bar in Bristol, Connecticut, while the mother spent the evening in the hospital because she was intoxicated, police]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers' Puig to Play on MLB All-Star Team in Japan]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:30:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/yp+face.jpg
If the Dodgers make a deep run in the playoffs, it won't be much of an off-season for the Dodgers phenom.

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<![CDATA[Steve Sarkisian to Al Davis: No Thanks]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:42:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_SARK_RAIDERS_1200x675_320804931907.jpg
Not many people do it, but new USC football Coach Steve Sarkisian talked with Fred Roggin about turning down Al Davis when offered the Raiders head coaching job a few years back.]]>
<![CDATA[Nationals' Harper Uses Puig's Bat During Game]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:29:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_STEINER_DODGER_CALL_1200x675_318356035603.jpg
The Nationals' Bryce Harper is hoping Yasiel Puig's bat can help turn his season around.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers' Greinke Pushed Back with Sore Elbow]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:09:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/zgreinke+toss.jpg
If Zack Greinke can't pitch through the injury, the Dodgers World Series hopes will likely go down with him.

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<![CDATA[Charges Filed Against Teens Who Entered Ray Allen's Home]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:16:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/081414+ray+allen.jpg
Police are investigating after a group of teenagers broke into the home of Miami Heat free agent Ray Allen early Thursday, officials said. They could face misdemeanor trespassing charges if Allen's wife decides...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Cheers Mo'ne Davis at LLWS]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:36:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[How Star Little League Team Taney Dragons Got Their Start]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:56:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[Bank Forecloses on Dwyane Wade's Suburban Chicago Home]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:01:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DWade+Tie+Bar.jpg
Documents show payments not made on South Holland home owned by Wade and his ex-wife since November 2013.

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<![CDATA[Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The Los Angeles Clippers held a fan rally to introduce billionaire owner Steve Ballmer to the fans and the public, and the former Microsoft executive did not disappoint.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Recall Arruebarrena, Option Triunfel]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*240/arru.jpg
The Dodgers' injuries have forced them to push prospects to the big leagues faster than they'd like.

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<![CDATA[Little League Star Mo'ne Davis on Sports Illustrated]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:17:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/monedavisap.jpg
The Taney Dragons of Philadelphia beat the Delaware’s Newark National team in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament and advance to the 2014 Little League World Series.

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