<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:23:12 -0700 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:23:12 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Giants Edged by KC, Down 2-1 in WS]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/457810112.jpg
Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series. The San Francisco Giants were edged by...

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<![CDATA[Detectives Asked to Follow-Up on Kings' Voynov Case]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-slava-voynov-la-kings.jpg
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has asked Redondo Beach police to further investigate Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov for domestic violence before prosecutors decide whether charges will...]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers' Kershaw, Gordon Named Sporting News All-Stars]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:06:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/dg+copy.jpg
Two of the Dodgers most productive players in 2014 receive postseason honors from the Sporting News.

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<![CDATA[War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:07:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Juan+Marichal+and+Dan+by+Jim+Hart.jpg
The war of words is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart, as dueling librarians do their part to boost their hometown baseball team's quest to win the World Series

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<![CDATA[Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FARMERS+FIELD+-+INTERIOR+-+VIEW+OF+SEATING+BOWL.jpg
A survey sent to thousands of Los Angeles residents asks several questions designed to gauge interest in an NFL team and what kind of features recipients would like to see in a stadium if a team moves to...

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<![CDATA["Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:59:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lib-th.jpg
You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a series of back-and-forth tweets, the city librarians in San Francisco and Kansas City began...
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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:37:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA["Saved My Life": Trusty Lab Serves Diabetic Football Kicker]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:28:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-20-14_astro+service+dog+challenge+spotlight.jpg
Pacing the sidelines of Upland High School’s football field, Astro keeps a close eye on kicker Luke Van Ginkel.

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<![CDATA[LA Kings' Slava Voynov Suspended by NHL]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/10-20-2014-kings-voynov.jpg
The National Hockey League took swift action Monday in response to the arrest of the Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov, suspending the 24-year-old defenseman indefinitely pending a domestic...

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<![CDATA[Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:54:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-warns-Lakers-Rookie-Randle.jpg
Lakers star Kobe Bryant used adult language to tell rookie Julius Randle that he would be an "idiot" to waste his purple and golden opportunity with Lakers.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:56:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-rookie-julius-Randle.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 98-91 on Sunday night, as Kobe Bryant led the way with 26 points, Carlos Boozer chipped in 19 points and nine rebounds and rookie Julius Randle made his presence felt on...

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 7]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:57:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ROGGINS_HEROES_10-19-2014_1200x675_345169987515.jpg
They're the best of the best in Southern California high school football. Watch the Week 7 edition of Roggin's Heroes, broadcast Sunday Oct. 19, 2014 on NBC4.]]>
<![CDATA[Football Player's Service Dog Ready for Big Catch]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:16:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/10-20-2014-dog-challenge-diabetes.jpg
A high school football player's service dog is trained to sense dangerous blood-sugar levels. After two years of training, Astro was ready to alert his best friend. Mario Solis reports for NBC4 on Sunday Oct 19,...

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 7]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:38:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/457509990.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the seventh week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[MMA Fighter "War Machine" Attempts Suicide in Jail]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:54:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/War-Machine-vegas-MMA.jpg
A professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter, accused of beating his porn star ex-girlfriend and one of her male friends, tried to commit suicide in a Las Vegas jail, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Blown Out, But Kobe Solid]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:03:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Jazz-Kobe-Bryant-27-points.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers lost their third straight preseason game, but Kobe Bryant looked stellar and scored 27 points on the night.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Not All-In on Steve Nash]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:19:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/186973645.jpg
Considering the stable of point guards on the roster, the Los Angeles Lakers should not be overly concerned or surprised with Steve Nash's battles with injury.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Need to Keep Don Mattingly]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:49:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/mattd+copy.jpg
Despite talk of his possible departure, the Dodgers would be best served to keep Don Mattingly in the manager's chair.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Shake Up Front Office After Post-Season Exit]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:08:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/10-14-2014-andrew-friedman-rays-dodgers.jpg
The Dodgers have hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten.

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<![CDATA[Randle Faces Shoplifting Charge]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:31:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/joseph-randle-mugshot-inset.jpg
Frisco police say they arrested Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle for allegedly shoplifting $123 in underwear and cologne Monday night at Stonebriar Centre Mall. According to police, Randle, 22,...

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<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the

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<![CDATA[Air Force Captain Proposes to Cheerleader During Game]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:05:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/457130192.jpg
The Arizona Cardinals may have defeated the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Cardinals cheerleader Claire Thorton, 23, was the big winner when her Air Force Captain boyfriend got down on one knee during...

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Week 6]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:56:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
They're the best of the best in Southern California high school football. Watch the Week 6 edition of Roggin's Heroes, broadcast Sunday Oct. 12, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Never Count Stafon Johnson Out]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:56:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-12-2014-stafon-johnson.jpg
If things had gone as planned, Stafon Johnson would now be flourishing in the NFL. Unfortunately, a series of injuries cut his career short and while many in his position would have become bitter and resentful...

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<![CDATA[Cardinals Edge Giants to Tie NLCS ]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:08:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/457139424.jpg
The St. Louis Cardinals have evened the National League Championship Series 1-1 after three late homers fueled St. Louis to a 5-4 walk-off win over the San Francisco Giants. Cardinals outfielder Kolten...

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<![CDATA[Oakland Raiders Fans Egg San Diego Chargers Bus]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:39:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/raiders_bus_image.jpg
A rude welcome Sunday by Oakland Raiders fans when the San Diego Chargers' team bus showed up at the Coliseum.

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<![CDATA[Best of NFL: Week 6]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:36:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP583404611673.jpg
Don't miss the most dramatic images from the sixth week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win Game 1 of NLCS]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:48:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/457083614.jpg
Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night...

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