<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 24 May 2016 10:43:34 -0700Tue, 24 May 2016 10:43:34 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nation's Top 12-Year-Old Boxer]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:03:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/box+GIF_19483400.gif
The highlight of 12-year-old David "Dynamite" Lopez’s life was becoming the country’s No. 1 boxer for his age and weight last year.The scrappy pre-teen now has a chance to win No.

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<![CDATA[Another Masterpiece for Kershaw]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:31:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/Another+Kershaw+CG.png
Clayton Kershaw threw a two-hit, complete game, shutout, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Green Will Not Be Suspended For Suspicious Kick]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:55:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/draymondgreenkick.jpg
According to reports, Golden State Warrior forward Draymond Green will not be suspended for his kick to the private area of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in Game 3 Sunday.

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<![CDATA[MLB to Review Gay Chorus Incident]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:25:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gay+men+chorus+0523.JPG
Major League Baseball will investigate why a recording of a woman singing the national anthem inadvertently played instead of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus at a Saturday Pride Night Padres game.“We are...

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<![CDATA[Gay Men’s Chorus Silenced at Game]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:58:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CLIP-SDGMC_Padres_1200x675_690991171985.jpg
Controversy brewed at Saturday's San Diego Padres game when a recording of a woman singing the national anthem played instead of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus, which had just taken the field to sing on...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Avoid Sweep in Marathon Game]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 00:31:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Puig+Wins+it.png
Yasiel Puig singled home the go-ahed runs in the top of the 17th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres, 9-5, in the longest game of baseball this season.

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<![CDATA[Montas Starts and Bellinger Finishes for Tulsa]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 16:06:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*130/Frankie+Montas+Rehab.png
Los Angeles Dodgers pitching prospect Frankie Montas made his first rehab start in Double-A Tulsa on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Lose on Walk-Off Walk]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 00:31:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/Wood+strikes+out+13.png
Alex Wood struck out a career-high 13 batters, but the San Diego Padres literally won on a walk-off walk in the bottom of the 11th to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Saturday night at Petco Park.

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<![CDATA[Yasiel Puig's Strategy: 'Open My Eyes']]> Sat, 21 May 2016 19:28:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Yasiel+Puig+Opens+Eyes.png
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder, Yasiel Puig, snapped a hitting slump with a two-run home run on Friday night and credits "opening his eyes" with the reason for his success.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Preakness Day 2016]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 03:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/thumb-GettyImages-533294116.jpg
Take a look at photos from the 141st annual Preakness Stakes. Known as the second jewel of the Triple Crown, the race takes places two weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks before the Belmont Stakes.

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<![CDATA[Time is now for the Dodgers to call up Urias]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 17:27:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/176*120/Urias2.JPG
Los Angeles Dodgers top pitching prospect, Julio Urias, threw another six scoreless innings on Friday night, extending his scoreless streak to 27 consecutive innings, and prompting the question: when will he be...

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<![CDATA[Jersey From Harper Fight for Sale]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 09:55:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/490330798.jpg
The jersey Bryce Harper wore when he got into a fight with Washington Nationals teammate Jonathan Papelbon is now for sale on online auction site Leland.

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<![CDATA[Padres Stun Dodgers on Walk-Off Home Run]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 00:27:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/Upton+Walk+Off.png
Melvin Upton Jr. hit a walk-off, two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth off Dodgers' closer Kenley Jansen and the San Diego Padres stunned Los Angeles, 7-6, on Friday night at Petco Park.

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<![CDATA[Disbelief Downfall of Dodgers in Battle for LA?]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 02:11:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Dave+Roberts+Disbelief.png
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts did not believe his team would come back to defeat the Angels when he pinch-hit for Chase Utley on Wednesday, was he being pessimistic or pragmatic?

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Bullpen Implodes in Freeway Series]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 10:45:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/177*120/Hatcher.png
Chris Hatcher was responsible for four runs out of the bullpen and the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped the fourth game of the Freeway Series with the Angels, 7-4, on Thursday night at the Big A.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez Headed to DL?]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 22:54:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/GonzoDL.png
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez missed his third straight game on Thursday, and is expected to be out at least until Saturday.

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<![CDATA[YouTubers Land 11 Trick Shot Records: Guinness]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:42:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/471564022-Dude-Perfect.jpg
The basketball-lobbing viral video stars of Dude Perfect have taken 11 new records with their exceedingly high-difficulty trick shots, according to Guinness World Records, even taking one from a Harlem...

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<![CDATA[NFL to Reimburse Taxpayers $720K for 'Paid Patriotism']]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:43:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/paid-AP_84226305861.jpg
The NFL is reimbursing U.S. taxpayers more than $720,000 in so-called "paid patriotism" money that the teams took from the military to allow things like color guard displays at football games, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[D'Angelo Russell Named to All-Rookie 2nd Team]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 00:34:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/D-Angelo-Russell-named-NBA-2nd-Team-Rookie.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell announced as member of All-Rookie Second Team for 2015-16 NBA season

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<![CDATA[MLB Mascot 'Arrests' Pticher]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 11:03:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Phillies+Phanatic+ATV+Theif.jpg
Is the Phillie Phanatic authorized to arrest ATV key thieves?The beloved Phillies mascot gave an assist to Philadelphia police Wednesday when an officer gave him handcuffs to put on Miami Marlins pitcher Jose...

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Court Sells For $179,100]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 10:52:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-court-auction.jpg
Piece of court from Kobe Bryant's final game with the Los Angeles Lakers sells in online auction for $179,100

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<![CDATA[Angels Beat Up Dodgers]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 23:12:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Angels+beat+down+Dodgers.png
Mike Bolsinger got beat up in his season debut and the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped game three of the Freeway Series, 8-1, to the Angels on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[LA Rams Stadium Development in Inglewood]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 09:31:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/overview-rendering-la-rams-051816.jpg
A new neighborhood is being built around the future stadium of the LA Rams bringing new plans for hotels, apartments, townhomes and more.It has been nearly two years since the groundbreaking of the future home...

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<![CDATA[Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt: Mosquitos Can't Catch Me]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 10:08:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Usain+Bolt+on+Zika.png
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is the fastest runner in the world. But can he outrun pesky mosquitoes?The 29-year-old Olympian seems to thinks so.In an interview on the "Today" show Wednesday, the 29-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Lakers' No. 2 Pick Gives Team Options]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 03:27:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-no-2-pick-2016-draft.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers will likely pick either Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram with the no. 2 pick, but will the team trade the pick?

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<![CDATA[Joc Jams the Angels in Dodgers Win]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 23:56:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/Joc+Jams+2+homers.png
Joc Pederson hit two home runs, Corey Seager hit one, and Clayton Kershaw struck out 11 as the Los Angeles Dodgers took game two of the Freeway Series 5-1 over the Los Angeles of Anaheim at Chavez Ravine...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Get No. 2 Pick in 2016 Draft Lottery]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 18:50:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-2016-NBA-draft-lottery.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers landed the no. 2 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery, which means the team will keep its draft pick

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<![CDATA[Lakers' Odds on Draft Lottery Day]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 04:37:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ben-Simmons-Lakers-Draft-Lottery-2016.jpg
The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery offers the Los Angeles Lakers an accelerated path back to relevance, and landing the no. 1 pick and Ben Simmons wouldn't hurt the cause one bit.

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<![CDATA[Thompson Hits 2 Homers in Loss to Halos]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 00:11:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/Thompson%27s+2+Homers.png
Trayce Thompson had his first multi-home run game of his career, but it was not enough as the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped the first game of their four-game Freeway Series with the Angels, 7-6, on Monday night at...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Young 'Angels' Shine in Freeway Series]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 00:12:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/225*120/Dodgers+Angels+Rookies.png
Dodgers' rookies Corey Seager and Ross Stripling snapped a photo sporting some angel wings, so we took it as an opportunity to showcase their talents on the young season.

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