<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:36:08 -0700 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:36:08 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:40:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/LetterJacket.jpg
A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters.]]>
<![CDATA[Will Pete Rose Ever Be Allowed in the Hall of Fame?]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:00:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Going_Roggie_Pete_Rose_1200x675_418901571882.jpg
With a new commissioner at the helm in the MLB Pete Rose may be able to have a shot at redemption. Fred Roggin discusses a possible reinstatement of Rose with Brian Kamenetzky of LandOLakers.com and Jill...]]>
<![CDATA[Rumble With Romney]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:00:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Rapid_Fire_March26_1200x675_418902595654.jpg
Will we see an MLB All-Star game in LA before football returns? Mitt Romney and Evander Holyfield are ready to rumble. Has hockey gone soft? All that and more as Fred Roggin is joined by Brian Kamenetzky...]]>
<![CDATA[Former UNC Coach, Dean Smith, Leaves $200 to Former Players]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:45:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/80261754.jpg
Every letter winner who played for former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, was granted with a heart-warming suprise a month after his dead: $200 dollars from his estate.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:07:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/topSports-USA-DEN-467516564.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Wisconsin Basketball Player Accidentally Admits Crush]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:13:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-26-at-5.37.13-PM.jpg
Cattywampus. Onomatopoeia. Antidisestablishmentarianism. For Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin college basketball forward, these are the words of modern love letter.
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<![CDATA[Bengals' Devon Still: My Daughter Kicked Cancer's Butt ]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Devon+and+Leah+New.jpg
After months of treatment, constant updates on social media and nationwide support, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still shared the news he hoped to hear for over a year.
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<![CDATA[New York Yankees Pay Homage to "The Sandlot" in New Ad]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:10:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Brett-Gardner-Yankees-Rangers-0729.jpg
The New York Yankees are paying homage to classic baseball movie “The Sandlot” with a recreation of its famous Babe Ruth scene.

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<![CDATA[Clarkson Impresses, Lakers Lose]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:00:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Russell-Westbrook-Lakers-Thunder.jpg
The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday evening, but rookie Jordan Clarkson put on an impressive showing for the visitors.

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<![CDATA[Lakers at Thunder: Preview]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:56:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jordan-Clarkson-faces-Westbrook.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson faces Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook for the first time on Tuesday night at 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

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<![CDATA[Scott Mourns Mom, Lin to Start For Lakers]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:26:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jeremy-Lin-starting-Byron-Scott.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott mourns loss of his mother and announces changes to the starting lineup: Jeremy Lin will start.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Edge Sixers, Lin Scores 29]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:31:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Lin-beat-sixers.jpg
Jeremy Lin set a new season high with 29 points, as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-87]]>
<![CDATA[NCAA 2015: Best Moments of the Women's Basketball Tournament]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:06:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/AP384406691239_3_NCAA.jpg
See the highlights, upsets, and dramatic finishes of the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball tournament here.

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<![CDATA[Utah to Sweet 16 After Georgetown Defeat]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:35:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP867223623593.jpg
Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Praise Nash on News of Retirement]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:19:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Steve-Nash-announces-retirement_Lakers.jpg
Steve Nash officially announced his retirement from basketball on Saturday, March 21, and the LA Lakers reacted to the news following practice.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik Dies at 89]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 18:07:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP050204012830.jpg
Former Philadelphia Eagle Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning at a Pennsylvania assisted living facility at the age of 89, the Eagles announced. Bednarik died around 4:30 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Tarik Blacks Shines, Lakers Lose to Jazz]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:49:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-rookie-Tarik-Black.jpg
Despite strong play from rookie Tarik Black, the Los Angeles Lakers lost 80-73 to the Utah Jazz

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<![CDATA[UCLA Surprises SMU to Open Tournament]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:04:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/4668957561.jpg
UCLA slipped past Southern Methodist University Thursday to open play in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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<![CDATA[2015 NCAA Tournament: Best Moments ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:36:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ncaa-th-466889932.png
See some of the best moments, upsets, and dramatic finishes of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament here.]]>
<![CDATA[NCAA's First Big Upset ]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:30:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP545272355896.jpg
The first big upset of the NCAA Tournament goes to the scrappy UAB Blazers.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Forward Ed Davis' Efficiency]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:35:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ed-Davis-March-19-15.jpg
Lakers forward Ed Davis is shooting an incredible percentage from the field

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<![CDATA[Hampton Coach Calls Jesus For Help Against Kentucky]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:28:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP764387644610_Joyner.jpg
Hampton University squeaked into the NCAA tournament on a prayer Tuesday, after a first round win against Manhattan. Now the Virginia-based team is up against undefeated and top-seeded Kentucky – a favorite...

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<![CDATA[President Obama Unveils 2015 NCAA Bracket]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:08:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/obama-bball-143831886.jpg
President Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament.

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