<![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 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:52:48 -0700 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:52:48 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WATCH: Half-Court Shot Wins $10K]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:58:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/willie+cole+shot.jpg
A recent high school graduate from Chicago made an epic half-court shot during a youth basketball tournament over the weekend to win a $10,000 prize.

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<![CDATA[Shaq vs. Scottie]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:57:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Shaq_vs_Scottie_1200x675_491995203754.jpg
Shaquille O’Neal takes on Scottie Pippen in a social media showdown. Who got the last word? Originally aired on Going Roggin, July 25th, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Signees, Tiger Woods, and Space Jam II]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Rapid+Fire.PNG
Could we see a Space Jam sequel featuring LeBron James? Does the future of golf depend on the return of Tiger Woods? And is there a gender gap in U.S. Soccer? All that and more as Fred Roggin is joined by...]]>
<![CDATA[No Fair! Former NBA Star Banned From O.C. Fair]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:38:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Gilbert-Arenas-Orange-County-Fair.jpg
Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas posted a picture of the prizes he won at the Orange County Fair and revealed that he had been banned from all basketball hoops

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<![CDATA[Tom Brady, NFL in Deflategate Settlement Talks: Source]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:32:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/461977230.jpg
Tom Brady is engaged in settlement talks with the NFL, a source familiar with the talks tells NBC News' Peter Alexander.

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<![CDATA[Making a Play for LA]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:35:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Making+a+play+for+LA.PNG
The Angels announce they have no plans to temporarily host the NFL, the stalemate continues in San Diego, and the Raiders will soon know where they’ll call home. Fred Roggin shares the latest on the return...]]>
<![CDATA[Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Documentary]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:48:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar-HBO-documentary.jpg
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar HBO Sports and Mandalay Sports Group documentary set for November 3 release

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<![CDATA[Boston's Olympic Loss Could Spell Win for L.A.]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:21:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLMD-boston-olympics-2024-render.jpg
Now that the U.S. Olympic Committee has dropped Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Games, Los Angeles is emerging as the back-up city. “Los Angeles could bid with a couple of years notice,” said Andrew Zimbalist...

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<![CDATA[Teen Helps Others Cope With Disabilities]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:58:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Teen_Helps_Others_Cope_With_Disabilities_1200x675_491677251553.jpg
Meet a Special Olympics participant who is an athlete and an advocate. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday July 26, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:13:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/topSports-GettyImages-481997672.jpg
Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Lakers' Gary Vitti Announces Last Season]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:22:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/166464922.jpg
After 32 years as head athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Lakers, Gary Vitti will call it quits with 2015-16 being his final season as full-time trainer

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<![CDATA[Bullied Child to Special Olympian: How the Games Saved Man's Life]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:07:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/7-26-15-dustin+plunkett.JPG
Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games athlete Dustin Plunkett, sports saved his life.

Photo Credit: Jorge Diaz]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Triathlete Wins First Gold at Special Olympics]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:04:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150726-noah-dellas-special-olympics.jpg
Team USA dominated the triathlon that kicked off competition in the Special Olympics World Games. Off the course, families and coaches spoke of the benefits to the athletes of the camaraderie. For the first...

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Uribe Hurts Former Team in Mets Walk Off Win ]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:17:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-26+at+5.26.44+PM.png
The Dodgers rallied for two runs in the ninth, but were thwarted in the 10th by their old friend Juan Uribe and the New York Mets edged out Los Angeles 3-2 at Citi Field on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Surfer Catches A Wave On Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:56:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Surfer_Catches_A_Wave_On_Fire_1200x675_491314243896.jpg
Jamie O'Brien got the idea to surf while on fire from Instagram.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Surfer Rides Wave on Fire]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Surfer+Of+Fire.jpg
Pro surfer sets himself ablaze and rides a wave

Photo Credit: Courtesy Red Bull]]>
<![CDATA[Special Olympics Opening Ceremony Kick-off]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:38:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481983578.jpg
Seven thousand athletes representing 177 countries will gather to kick off the Special Olympics at the Los Angeles Coliseum Saturday night, marking the largest event hosted by LA since the 1984 Summer Olympic...
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<![CDATA[Zach Lee Has Disastrous Debut]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:37:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-25+at+7.30.53+PM.png
23-year-old rookie Zach Lee made his first ever big league start on Saturday, and had a disastrous debut as the New York Mets had a season-high 15 runs on 21 hits, demolishing the Dodgers 15-2 at Citi Field.

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<![CDATA[Turner Stays Hot, Scorches Mets 7-2]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:40:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-24+at+6.46.10+PM.png
Justin Turner, Yasiel Puig, and Jimmy Rollins all homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday at Citi Field.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Could Reunite With Juan Uribe in New York on Saturday]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:43:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-24+at+6.28.35+PM.png
After a three-game series in Atlanta that saw former Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe be a thorn in their side, LA could soon be reunited with "Papi" in New York.

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<![CDATA[No Family Speech at Seau Induction]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:04:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Seau-as-Charger-72499459.jpg
Junior Seau's family will not be invited to speak when the linebacker is inducted into the NFL's Professional Football Hall of Fame in August, according to several published reports.

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<![CDATA[Surfing Competition, Security in Huntington Beach]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:47:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/07-24-2015-surfing-us-open-1.JPG
Thousands will be in Huntington Beach this weekend of the U.S. Open of Surfing, an event that showcases some amazing and gifted athletes. Annette Arreola reports for Today in LA on Friday July 24, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Surf Scenes in Southern California]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:54:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/surfing-wedge-newport-beach-swell.jpg
Surf's up in Southern California. Here's your fix of surf shots from across SoCal.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Kershaw Loses Perfect Game in 7th, Dodgers Win]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:32:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-23+at+6.26.21+PM.png
Clayton Kershaw took a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 3-0 in the first game of a four game series on Thursday at Citi Field.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Curry Wishes 'Happy Birthday' to Boy Fighting Cancer]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/stephmain1.png
Hundreds of birthday cards arrived last weekend for a nine-year-old Texas boy fighting a rare type of cancer. The wishes kept pouring in from friends, family and well-wishers all weekend

Photo Credit: Tanisha Davis via Go Fund Me/Stepen Curry
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<![CDATA[Special Olympics Athletes Start Final Torch Run]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/special+olympics+torch.jpg
Athletes will celebrate the final leg of a the Special Olympics torch run Thursday when they depart a downtown Los Angeles hotel as they close in on the start of competition.]]>
<![CDATA[Bolsinger, Callapso Deliver for Dodgers]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:33:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-23+at+3.30.20+AM.png
Mike Bolsinger finally gave Los Angeles the start they needed, and Albert Callaspo beat his former team with the bat and the glove as the Dodgers salvaged the final game of the series, defeating the Atlanta...

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<![CDATA[Dodger Great Fernando Valenzuela Becomes US Citizen]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:15:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/131006-fernando-valenzuela-los-angeles-dodgers.jpg
On Wednesday, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, who sparked Fernandomania in 1981, added another milestone to his timeline - he became a U.S. citizen.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Requests Extradition of Former FIFA VP]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:24:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_473903051335.jpg
The U.S. formally requested the extradition Wednesday of Trinidad and Tobago lawmaker Jack Warner, the former FIFA vice president at the center of the world soccer corruption scandal, the country's attorney...]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Introduce Hibbert, Bass, Williams]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:16:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-intro-Roy-Hibbert-7-22-15.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass to the LA media on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Photo Credit: Shahan Ahmed]]>
<![CDATA[Simmons Lands HBO Talk Show Deal]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:34:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/simmons5.jpg
The man formerly known as "The Boston Sports Guy" is set to join HBO, according to the New York Times. Simmons will start working for HBO in October and will host a talk show that will begin airing next

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<![CDATA[Special Olympics: 10 Interesting Facts]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:07:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/specialolympicsGettyImages-450685194.jpg
Celebrate the World Games in Los Angeles by learning a bit about the games' history.

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<![CDATA[Barcelona Beats LA Galaxy 2-1 in Front of Record Rose Bowl Crowd]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:58:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-21+at+10.01.41+PM.png
Tommy Meyer scored in stoppage time, but it was not enough to overcome Luis Suarez's first half strike or Sergi Roberto's second half golazo and FC Barcelona defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 in the...

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<![CDATA[Puig and Turner Homer in 4-3 Loss to Braves]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:59:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-21+at+7.36.10+PM.png
Justin Turner and Yasiel Puig each hit solo homers, but the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday at Turner Field.

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<![CDATA[Clippers Coach Doc Rivers is Fearless in Free Agent Signings]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:22:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-21+at+4.28.38+PM.png
Los Angeles Clippers President and General Manager Doc Rivers unveiled his free agent signings on Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Michael Duarte]]>
<![CDATA[Pippen, Shaq in Heated Bulls-Lakers Instagram Battle ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:49:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pippen+shaq.jpg
Oh no he didn’t! Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal are in a bit of an Instagram war and things are getting heated.

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<![CDATA['World's Largest' Corn Maze Design Pays Tribute to Stanley Cup Champs]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:54:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hawks+maze.jpg
The “world’s largest” corn maze now has a design fit for champions.

Photo Credit: Richardson Adventure Farm]]>