<![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, 28 Sep 2016 10:18:32 -0700Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:18:32 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fans Bid Farewell Wednesday to Fernandez]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:10:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/092816+jose+fernandez.jpg
The Miami community will bid a final farewell to Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez with a public memorial on Wednesday.A funeral procession will begin at Marlins Park and travel to Ermita de la Caridad...

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<![CDATA[Still Hungover? Dodgers Drop Opener to Padres]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:56:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/Maeda+shelled.png
Hunter Renfroe bit Kenta Maeda in first inning and then Louis Coleman in the eighth inning as the San Diegp Padres defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-1 on Tuesday night at Petco Park.

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<![CDATA[Vin Scully's Final Call at Dodger Stadium]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:03:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20160925_Vins_Last_Call_1200x675_773602883980.jpg
The final call of legendary broadcaster Vin Scully's hall of fame career as he announces the walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning by Charlie Culberson as the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL...]]>
<![CDATA[How Culberson Went From Unknown to Unlikely Hero]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:02:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Charlie+Culberson+Walk-Off+.png
All it took was one swing from utility infielder Charlie Culberson to go from relative unknown to unlikely hero for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Here's his story.

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<![CDATA[Video: Lakers Tip off Training Camp at UCSB]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-open-training-camp-UCSB.jpg
Video and report of Day 1 of the Los Angeles Lakers 2016 Training Camp from the campus of UCSB

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<![CDATA[2016 Lakers Training Camp: Day 1]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:25:54 -0700
Video from Day of the 2016 Los Angeles Lakers training camp at the University of California at Santa Barbara on Sept. 27, 2016]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Talks Expectations]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:01:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Training-Camp-Mitch-Kupchak_1200x675_774216259777.jpg
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sets expectations for the young 2016-17 Los Angeles Lakers team at UCSB on Sept. 27, 2016]]>
<![CDATA[Challenge Fans of the Week: Sept. 25]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Challenge_Fans_of_the_Week_Sept_25_1200x675_774213187740.jpg
The Challenge Fans of the Week for Sunday Sept. 25, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Arrested on Drug Charges]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:27:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Greg-Hardy-mug-shot.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy faces a felony drug charge after he was arrested Sunday night in Richardson, police say.Hardy, who is an NFL free agent after playing for the Cowboys in...

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<![CDATA[Marlins Wear No. 16 for Jose]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:31:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16270851118909.jpg
No one on the Miami Marlins will ever wear Jose Fernandez’s No. 16 again, owner Jeffrey Loria announced Monday, a day after the star pitcher was killed in a boating accident.Marlins players will honor...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Media Day Launches 2016-17 Season]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:19:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Media-Day-2016.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers held Media Day on Monday to unofficially launch the start of the 2016-17 NBA season

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<![CDATA[Lakers Coach Luke Walton on Media Day]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:31:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Media-Day-2016_1200x675_773454403672.jpg
Lakers coach Luke Walton talks about being coach of the team and the young players buying in during Lakers Media Day on September 26, 2016]]>
<![CDATA[Elena Delle Donne Opens Up in Video]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:11:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-514542562.jpg
Chicago Sky superstar Elena Delle Donne is well-known for her exploits on the court and her status as the defending WNBA MVP, but what you may not know is the story of how her bond with her sister resurrected...

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<![CDATA[British Open Organizers Pay Tribute to Arnold Palmer]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:58:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Arnold-Palmer.jpg
Organizers of the British Open paid tribute to Arnold Palmer on Monday for his "immeasurable" contribution to golf's oldest major, a tournament that he won twice in the early 1960s and helped bring to...]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 3]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:53:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/09-25-2016-challenge-roggins-heroes-1.JPG
The best of the best in high school football. Video broadcast Sunday Sept. 25, 2016 on NBC4.]]>
<![CDATA[Challenge Spotlight: Wilson Double Threat]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:50:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Challenge_Spotlight_Wilson_Football_1200x675_773169731807.jpg
Wilson High School in Long Beach has long been recognized for its achievements in water polo, swimming and soccer. But you can now add football, thanks to a new coaching staff and star players.]]>
<![CDATA[Jose Fernandez Remembered by MLB Teams]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:49:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/GettyImages-610389982.jpg


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<![CDATA[Mike Ditka on Kaepernick's Protest]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:06:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mike+ditka+GettyImages-463267928.jpg
Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has weighed in on the protests sparked by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and he certainly did not hold back. "I think it’s a problem, anybody who disrespects this country and...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Clinch Fourth Straight NL West Title]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:18:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/Vin+Scully+Salute.png
Charlie Culberson hit a walk-off home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West in dramatic fashion in Vin Scully's final game at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[LA Rams Beat Tampa Bay Bucs 37-32 in Shootout]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:42:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Todd-Gurley-Rams-vs-Bucs.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams claimed their first road win and scored their first touchdown since 1994, as LA beat Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-32 in a dramatic high-scoring shootout.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Players React to Death of Jose Fernandez]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:30:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Puig+and+Fernandez.jpg
News of the death of Jose Fernandez struck the Los Angeles Dodgers early in the morning on Sunday and players reacted before their final home game of the season. See what they had to say.

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<![CDATA[Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez's Career in Photos]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:21:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/021714+jose+fernandez.jpg


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<![CDATA[Fans, Marlins Mourns Death of Pitcher Jose Fernandez]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:06:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488189159.jpg
Baseball fans and players awoke Sunday morning to the tragic news of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez's death.The ace right-hander was one of three people killed in a boating accident in Miami Beach.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Inch Closer After Kershaw Gem]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:36:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/Kershaw+leads+charge+over+Rockies.png
The Rockies were once again hypnotized by Kershaw as the three-time Cy Young Award winner threw seven shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Colorado in a runaway, 14-1, on Saturday night at Dodger...

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<![CDATA[Kaep Joins High School Protest]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:55:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Castlemont+Football.jpg
Colin Kaepernick stopped by a high school football game in Oakland, California Friday to join players in a National Anthem protest and encourage them to “lift each other up.”When the anthem began before...

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<![CDATA[Anthem Protests Spread to Colleges, WNBA Player Sits]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:19:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/colinkaepernick3.JPG
Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Injuries: Kazmir Reinjures Ribs and McCarthy Returns]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:48:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Scott+Kazmir+Reinjures+Ribs.png
Weekly injury updates for the Los Angeles Dodgers. News on Scott Kazmir, and Brandon McCarthy.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Go Back to Back to beat Rockies]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Dodgers+go+back-to-back+Etheir.png
The Dodgers need just two more wins to clinch their fourth consecutive NL West division title after they defeated the Colorado Rockies, 5-2, on Vin Scully Day at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Top Moments From Dodgers' Vin Scully Pregame Celebration]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:59:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/Vin+Scully+Day.png
The best moments from the Dodgers emotional pregame ceremony in honor of the great Vin Scully.

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<![CDATA[LA Rams Wrap Up Practice Week, Take-off For Tampa]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:37:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Rams-vs-Buccaneers-practice-9-23-16.jpg
LA Rams wrap up preparations for Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, September 23rd.

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<![CDATA[2016 Lakers Training Camp Roster: World Peace Added]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:39:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Metta-World-Peace-signs-with-Lakers-.jpg
On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers made their 2016 Training Camp roster official with Metta World Peace filling the 20th spot.

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<![CDATA[Smart Football Helmets]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:14:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Smart+Helmet.jpg
The Friday night lights will illuminate high school football stadiums across the country this evening -- while new helmet technology is shedding light on one of football's long-time concerns: Concussions.

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<![CDATA[LeBron James Executive Produces New Sitcom for NBC]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:45:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-588692562-LebronJames.jpg
Gentrification is a phenomenon that’s affecting nearly every major U.S. city, and apparently NBA champ LeBron James sees it material ready made for television.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Utley Makes Ridiculous No Look Play For Dodgers]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:20:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Utley+ridiculous+play.png
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley made a ridiculous no-look, behind the back play for an out on Thursday.

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